Golden Fleece was designed by Bill Dixon to the current owner's specifications and fitted out for blue water cruising. In many ways she resembles a steel Moody, with similar lines and layout, and would be ideal for long-term liveaboard world cruising. She is fitted out, maintained and equipped to the highest standards, and is being shipped back to the UK from the Caribbean in early June to be sold. Fully VAT paid and RCD Cat A
Designed by Bill Dixon professionally ,built in Falmouth Cornwall by Morvoran Seacraft and launched in 2000.
The present owner commissioned the design ,and specified the layout and equipment.
RCD CAT A ocean sailing for 8 persons under EU recreational craft directive ruling.
Designed for short hand sailing and living aboard .
She has voyaged in Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands , Atlantic crossing , South Atlantic and Caribbean Sea.
All steel construction as specified by designer and under RCD supervision and certification.
Hull and decks 4mm steel-keel 6mm and 12 mm.
Steel frames and stringers.All epoxy coated with Jotamastic 67
Paint system Jotamastic 67 below water line (replaced and grit blasted 2010) ,above water line Joton hard top AS.
Whitlock /Lewmar Mamber rod steering with electric autopilot drive (replaced 2016)B&G control
Hydrovane wind steering
Two fuel tanks, one in the keel and a second tank behind the armchair- which is used as a day tank.
There is a Separ filter/water separator between the tanks and fuel is pumped between the 2 using an electric vane pump which is controlled manually.The pump and the filter has valves which can be set to polish the fuel in the main keel tank also.
There are also separate Lucas fuel filters and water separators on both tanks for the feed to the engine.(the keel tank can be switched to supply engine direct if required)
Golden Fleece has 2 water tanks ,which have valves to enable them to be used independently of each other .
Holding tank fitted
Yanmar 4JH2 50 HP normal aspirated diesel
KM4A yanmar cone clutch gearbox.
Consumption 2.3 litres per hour.2900 hours.
Serviced regularly history available.
Shaft drive through Aqua drive universal joint ,
Halyard triple oil /water lip seals to 3 blade propeller with Spurs rope cutter
Two fuel tanks, one in keel and a second tank in saloon used as a day tank.
Separ filter/water separator between the tanks and fuel is pumped between the 2 using an electric vane pump which is controlled manually.The pump and the filter have valves which can be set to polish the fuel in the main keel tank also.
Separate Lucas fuel filters and water separators on both tanks for the feed to the engine.(the keel tank can be switched to supply engine direct if required)
Two water tanks ,which have valves to enable them to be used independently of each other
Twin alternators output 130 amp hours.
house batteries -4x 110 amp hour gell batteries (2014)
dedicated battery for windlass red top 100 amp hour(2013)
dedicated engine start battery red top 100 amp hour (2013)
Twin engine driven alternators generate 130 amp hours with adverc smart regulator
D400 wind generator with dedicated regulator
small solar panel with regulator
500 watt master volt 12/220volt inverter
Mastervolt 1 kilowatt isolation/step up transformer for 220/110 volt shore power input
220 volt distribution throughout boat when connected to shore power
Mastervolt 12volt 12/70 amp twin outlet battery charger
electric immersion heater 220 volt
panasonic microwave 220 volt
12 volt water maker village marine
All spars by sparcraft France.
mainmast keel stepped single extrusion twin spreaders with jumper struts
Boom and kicker have Selden goosenecks
Gas kicker Seldon (2005)
Pole for cruising shute /Genoa mounted on mast.
Standing rigging all renewed October 2010
Sails by Gowen Ocean /Dolphin sails West Mersey Essex
Fully baton main sail 33.5 sq meters 9.5 dacron 3 slab reefing points October 2015 Facnor cars
-single line reefing to cockpit reef 1 and 2
Genoa 50.3 sq meters 6.4 oz dacron December 2011
Headsail Roller reefing to Profurl reefing system
Hanked Genoa stay sail 20sq meters 6.4 oz dacron August 2005 (little used)
Hanked Working staysail docron 14.3 sq meters 2000-self tacking
Tri radial cruising shute with snuffer 98.4 sq meters 2000
Hanked Storm Jib (not used )7sq meters 2000
Tri sail unused 11.9 sq meters 2000
Comfortably accommodates 5 or 6 in 3 cabins plus large saloon.Two sets of heads ,large galley and full size chart station.
Hot water system from engine and diesel heater for cabins
Fitted out with solid wood, teak and marine ply in all cabins except aft cabin which is mahogany.
Deck heads all maple,floors holly and teak veneered plywood.
All upholstery is maroon dralon with protective covers where necessary
Forward cabin with heads,
Double v berth with lee cloths,
Storage above and beneath.
12 volt fan
Settee/sea berth with lee cloth.
Two arm chairs,storage .(designed to be changed to settee if preferred)
Drink bottle storage racks and storage racks for wine and drink glasses between chairs
Table seats 5-6
Entertainment ,flat screen TV ,Dvd player ,video player(from inverter) ,radio and Cd player. 12 volt fan
Chart table with nav station ,lighting control panel,chart storage
Two engine room access hatches
Galley area with worktops ,fridge and freezer compartments (12 volts)
Taylors gas cooker
Panasonic 220 volt micro wave oven ,also food storage cupboards.
12 volt fan
Walk through pilot cabin, single sea berth with lee cloths (storage above and beneath ) engine room access.
Electric 12 volt fan.
Heads walk through with shower
Lavac toilet with holding tank ,sink with pressure water and hand pump.
Aft master cabin with double bed (split mattress)
Lee boards and lee cloths
2 x12 volt fans
Brookes and Gatehouse (B& G) Hydra 2000 log/wind/depth/pilot controls all integrated and linked to Garmin GPS and autopilot
Furuno 1824c display and 1720c display radar chart plotter networked and linked to Furuno GPS - 2006
Transas class B AIS linked to Furuno chart plotter also with dedicated GPS - 2009
Icom 802 SSB with Pactor 3 modem
Standard Horizon VHF with additional remote handset at steering position.
McMurdo reactive radar signal receiver/ transmitter (reflector) which incorporates a radar signal alarm
Firdell Blipper radar reflector on mast
Furuno Navtex receiver.
Hydra 2000 is also connected to the electric autopilot. This can steer a course either by wind direction; a compass course or a waypoint.
McMurdo reactive radar signal receiver/ transmitter (Reflector) which incorporates a radar signal alarm
12 volt electric windlass Simpson Lawrence /Lewmar sprint 1500
Three anchors with 100m 3/8 chain and 100m nylon anchor rode
Mercury inflatable dingy 2016
2 outboard engines 3.5 hp Tohatsu 2 stroke and 4HP yamaha 4 stroke
Avon 4 man liferaft
Bursledon Bridge, Bursledon
Southampton, Hampshire SO31 8AZ