Specification of AEolus

Owner and seller

Anthony Wheaton

 

23 Ashchurch Grove London W12 9BT

 

07803 389 676

 

anthony@aeolus1904.com

Ownership period

2008 to current

Registration

OGA no 2938

https://www.oga.org.uk/boat_register/boat/?oga_no=2938

Details of mortgages/ encumbrances:

None

Included in the sale

The vessel

 

All equipment on the boat

 

The website

 

The Instagram account

 

Facebook page

 

All photos and videos processed by the owner

 

A large file of documents, history, manuals etc

 

 

 

 

Dimensions

 

Length overall

20m

Length on deck

12.85m

Length waterline

11.5m

Beam

  2.7m

Draft

  2.4m

Weight

18 tonnes of which 6 tonnes is lead ingots

Height of mast

20 m above waterline

Sail area

Working sails   90sqm  1000 sqft

Topsails            40sqm    450 sqft

 

 

Hull

 

Hull profile

Plank on edge – see photo

Original build

1904 in San Diego, Californian USA, builder and designed unknown, inspired by GL Watson and CP Kunhart designs of that time

Restoration

Early 1980s in San Francisco Bay by Eric Ashford

Fully renewed other than the original keel timber  8 x 1.2 x 0.8 m in size

Planking:     

 

Carvel

Douglas fir,  25mm topsides,

50mm double planked up to the waterline

Planks sheathed with epoxy Coppercoat in 2005.  Epoxy in good condition, Coppercoat no longer effective so the hull is antifouled annually

Frames:      

American white oak  steamed  .  

Size 45 x 45mm    spacing 320mm

Fastenings:  

Bronze screws

Keel

Frames and planks joined to the keel

Above the keel for 0.6m the hull is filled lead and concrete         

Ballast

 

External ballast    none  

Internal ballast -lead ingots    6 ton under sole

Deck:           

 

 

New in 2006  Oregen pine 1in planks curved,

on 2 layers of douglas fir T&G planks 18mm thick

Payed with Sikaflex, all renewed  in 2015

King boards     

Teak, oiled

Cap rail and rubbing strake

Teak, oiled

Deck structures, hatches and coachroof

Mahogany, varnished

Cockpit

Mahogany and oak, varnished

On top of the deck, self draining

Steering

Tiller, wood, oak

Stemhead

Galvanised gammon iron for bowsprit

Deck fittings

Bronze

Belaying pins

Bronze and Oak

 

 

Rig

 

Mainmast

Keel stepped    Douglas fir   Solid    Varnished    1980

Topmast

Stepped on mainmast     Wood   douglas fir   hollow Varnished  Collars 2011

Boom

Wood   douglas fir   hollow Varnished  Collars 2011

Gaff

Wood   douglas fir   hollow Varnished  Collars 2013

Bowsprit

Wood   douglas fir   solid Varnished  Collars 2017

Spreaders

Wood    oak, solid Varnished, painted topside  Collars 2011

 

 

Standing rigging

 

Shrouds

Each side

3 for the mainmast

1 for the topmast through the spreaders

Galvanised wire. Parcelled and served.

All serviced in 2010

4 sets of deadeyes lignum vitae, lanyards new in 2010

Chainplates

Bronze

Forestay

Stainless steel, fixed length new 2010

Bobstay

Stainless steel, bottlescrew  new 2010

Outerforestay

Stainless steel, fixed length new 2017

Tension adjusted by a rope tail led inboard to a tackle on the bowsprit

Backstays

Running Main mast and topmast pairs

Stainless steel, braider op extension, tackles to chainplates.  New 2010

Whisker shrouds

(supporting the bowsprit)

Galvanised wire. Parcelled and served Whisker stays – stainless steel poles new 2010

Serviced in 2010

Running rigging

All ropes renewed since 2010

All ropes are traditional looking 3 strand hawser laid Strand Hempex Rope. Synthetic rope with the style and feel of hemp.  in brown or white.

 

Blocks – 64 on the boat, all in wood with stainless steel frames or wire.  Blocks for sheets have ball races for easy use.   Blocks at deck level are covered in leather

 

Sails

Maker

Luff length m

Area   sq m

Age

Condition

Main

SKB

5.3

56

2010

good

Staysail

SKB

7.3

13

2010

good

Jib

SKB

10.8

22

2010

good

Maintop

SKB

10

16

2013

good

Jib top small

James Lawrence

10.5

20

2012

good

Jib  top large

James Lawrence

12.9

23

2012

good

No 1 or Yankee

James Lawrence

15.5

29

2016

good

Asymetric spinnaker

 

15

94

2011

good

Second hand from a J120, lightweight cloth

 

 

Machinery

 

 

Engine

Volvo  D2 55  hp   4 cylinder   2006  Hours

Engine serviced annually. 

 

Gearbox

Volvo D2   2006

Single lever controls   forward and reverse

 

Location

Centreline, under the companionway

 

Propeller

Maxprop, bronze 3 blade feathering

 

Speed

5 knts cruising 7 knts max

 

Fuel tank

60 l plastic, under the aft deck forward of the rudder stock

Diesel bug always added to every re fuelling

 

Engine start

Electric

 

Gauges

Rev counter

Oil pressure & temperature audible alarms

 

Electrics

 

 

Generator

On engine

 

Batteries  12v

2          1 for engine starting              ) new 2019

1 for domestic appliances     )

 

System

12v

3 isolator switches – engine/domestic/both

18 switches on panel above chart table for each light and appliance

18 Fuse box

Voltameter

12 v electric wiring system renewed in 2016

 

 

 

12 v appliances

Bilge pump

Waste water pump

Fridge   x2 sockets

USB and socket chargers

Navigation – lights

                      VHF

                      instruments

 

12 v lights

Saloon 4

Galley 2

Companionway   2

Aft cabin        2

Foscle    1

Heads     1

Chart table  1  white and red, touch on/off

 

240 v

Shore power connection

Victron Energy charger and switch/fuse box

To charge the 12v batteries

To supplier 3 double sockets

 

Navigation equipment

 

 

Instruments

Tacktick wifi system

System controller unit – above chart table

Compass transducer – opposite chart table

2 displays, digital and pictorial for wind direction

Wind vane and anemometer(speed) – on the topmast

Speedometer – thro hull. Removeable

Depth gauge  - thro hull

 

VHF

Cobra MR F77B DSC & GPS    New 2022

Aerial inside the hollow topmast 15 m above sealevel

Hand held VHF

 

 

Lights

Topmast head – Lopolight LED  white/green/red

Steaming light – white – mainmast head

Rear light         - white – in transom

Chart table – white and red

 

 

 

 

Compass

Tacktick on display

Magnetic dome in cockpit

Hand held sighting compass

 

Magnifying glass

A vintage instrument placed on charts to magnify the detail.  6in in diameter 3 incn tall in brass with AEOLUS inscribed in the side

 

Manual instruments

Ruler, dividers

Binoculars

Torch

 

Charts and manuals

Solent set of charts, South coast almansc,

Winning Tides,

2022 tide tables

 

 

 

Safety gear

 

 

Lifejackets and life lines

10 and 10

 

Jackstays

2 Webbing lines along the full length of both side decks

 

Fire

2 extinguishers + blanket

 

Flames

Full container

 

Ground tackle

 

 

Anchors

 

CQR    45kg    25m chain, 50 m rope

Folding fortress  10kg, 5m chain, 20 m rope

 

Mooring warps                       

4

 

Fender

6

 

 

 

 

Additional items

 

 

Boom cover

Green    Ratsey  2013

 

Boat cover

Full cover, brown.  2011 It has preserved the boat in excellent condition

 

Fuel container

10l for diesel with funnel

 

Bucket

 

 

 

 

 

Accommodation

 

 

Head-room

Full height in companionway, saloon, galley, heads

Aft cabin 1.4m

 

 

 

 

No of Berths                     

8

 

Foscle

1.7m Double berth with 4 mattress cushions

 

Aft cabin

1.8m  2 single berths with 2 mattresses

 

Saloon

1.8m  2 single berths/seats with 2 mattresses

          2 cot berths above , canvas

 

Saloon

Mahogany polished table to seat 8.

Offset to allow easy passage through the saloon. 

2 fold down leaves

 

 

Bench seats with waterproof mattresses on both side which extend to full width bunks.

6 storage cupboards under the seats

 

 

4 brass lights

 

 

Skylight above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Galley

Sink, cold water brass manual pump

 

 

Waste water electric pump and switch below sink

 

 

Water tank  200l

 

 

Stove, single burner, gaz canister, gimballed

 

 

Cupboard for 2 cold boxes, 12v plug in, removable

 

 

2 further cupboards

 

 

4 drawers

 

 

Cup, glass, plates, bowls coffee jug rack

 

 

Many shelves for food storage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heads

(next to the galley sink)

Toilet, seawater RM69, manual pump .

Light, toilet roll holder Light, toilet roll holder

 

 

 

 

Surveys

Done in 2007, 2012, 2017

 

Maintenance programme

Tba

Accommodation:

 

fwd/midships   aft cabin 5ft

 

Heads:            Sea toilet    Make:                      Waste tank: no

 

basin/s:  galley.  no

 

Hot water system:  /no   Heat source: gas/engine/elec/diesel. Elec pressure pump

 

Water tanks:           Capacity              Location                             Material

1                                  200l  ?

Galley cooker:        camping stove, single ring, gas canisters             Gimballed y/

 

Galley sink:             s/s /               Drain overboard   elec Pump

2 PORTABLE COLD BOXES WITH 12v cooling

 

Cabin heater:   no         Hot air/diesel/paraffin/charcoal/solid fuel

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