Rameling is a masthead rigged auxiliary sloop of conventional long keel hull form of glass reinforced plastic construction with a skeg-hung rudder
Under her working rig of genoa and mainsail she would carry about 550 sq. ft. of canvas. The Beta 50 auxiliary engine will deliver up to 50 H.P.
Internally from forward there is a chain locker, two berth cabin, WC and wash compartment to starboard with locker space to port. Seating berths are to either side of the main saloon, The saloon table can be lowered to make a double berth on the starboard side. The chart area is to starboard and galley area to port. The engine is under the step-down arrangement. In the cockpit there are large lockers on either side of the cockpit and within the stern of the vessel.
The four cylinder 2197cc Beta 50 - fitted 2013. ( 50bhp max at 2,800 rev/min) is serviced annually and is fitted with a 175 amp alternator.
Fuel is supplied from a GRP tank (approximately 25 gallons capacity) under the cockpit floor. The filler pipe is situated abreast of the cockpit on the port side.
The vessel was completely re-wired in 2013 and a new control panel fitted above the chart desk.
Four 12 volt 125 amp/hr batteries are fitted under the starboard saloon seating. Isolator switches are provided nearby. These batteries can be interconnected if required. There is a Centaur Mains Battery Charger situated in the forward part of the starboard cockpit locker.
The batteries are charged either from the mains battery charger or from a Rutland 914i Wind charger and a solar panel above the companion way with a control unit measuring the charging rate fitted above the chart desk.
Navigation lighting conforms to regulations and are in working order. The internal lighting LED in both cabin is with the main lights either white or red.
Two double 250 v ( max 1600 wtts) plug sockets are fitted in the main cabin for use when mains supply is available. A main connection cable is included in the inventory.
Kenwood Radio & CD player - main saloon
Chart area electronics
Switch board and battery indicator meter.
DSC VHF marine transceiver I-Com 423 IC 004001290
Raymarine Radar RO 418 D
Ecomax Activ Emax S/N 0985
AIS B Masa receiver
Clipper NAVTEX by NASA
ASR 100 Receiver Antenna Splitter
Raymarine Tri Data Instrument SN /121483 E70060 SW vers 1.06
Raymarine Analogue Wind Instrument SE70061 SN 0430076
Raymarine Multifunction Electronic Chart Display unit (Gold card) a65/a67 E70076 SN 0130794
HULL AND DECK
The hull, deck and superstructure are of moulded glass reinforced plastic construction using chopped strand and woven rovings laid up by hand to a substantial specification. Structural bulkheads are of marine grade plywood and these together with extra thicknesses and members are moulded at areas of high stress, particularly forward, in way of keel encapsulation, chain-plates and stern gear. The one-piece deck and superstructure moulding fits over a flange arrangement at the top of the hull and this is sealed, bonded and mechanically fastened through a continuous hardwood rubbing strake throughout the length of the vessel. Ballast, in the form of iron shot is encapsulated within the lower forward keel sections, and this is sealed off internally with GRP materials to retain and keep it watertight. A watertight slot is created within the ballast keel area with swivel pin enclosed at the forward end to house an iron drop-plate assembly. This is raised and lowered with a lanyard passing down through a watertight tube at the aft end of the slot and operated at deck level.
The three-bladed propeller is fitted with an Ambassador marine stripper propeller protector.
Steering is by way of hand wheel attached to flexible wire rope cables, which in turn are connected to the quadrant at the rudder head. An emergency tiller fits below the stern locker.
Pulpit, pushpits and stanchions are of stainless steel tube, Guard rails are of stainless steel wire rope
There are 3 Lewmar sheet and halyard winches abreast the cockpit and two Barlow self tailing winches on each side of the cockpit for the foresail. Two further Lewmar winches are attached each side of the mast for the sail halyards.
A manual Lofrans Windlass fitted in the bow. The plough type anchor is attached to approximately 40 metres of 5/16" galvanised chain in the locker below.
Working areas of the cockpit is overlaid with Teak planking and polysulphide rubber seams with a 22mm 'Double Castle' teak gratings floor. The cockpit locker hatches are of timber construction.
MAST, SPARS AND RIGGING
The mast, boom and spinnaker boom are of extruded anodised aluminium the mast is located in a deck fitting and this in turn is supported from below. A radar reflector is fitted at the mast.
A Hood Seafurl roller furler assembly is fitted to the forestay, there is also a furler assembly provided for the mainsail at the back of the mast.
Standing rigging is of stainless steel wire rope A detachable inner wire rope forestay is provided
Halyards are of pre-stretched Terylene cordage. Blocks are of marine grade plastic material, bound with stainless steel,
Sails carried are :- Working Mainsail with UV luff and sacrificial patch.
Working Genoa with UV luff and sacrificial strip.
Spare Genoa with UV luff.
A 5.4 hp Lewmar Bow thruster is operated via a Sleipner "Side-Power" 8950G Touch Panel on the cockpit instrument panel. A hand held control / microphone (fitted into the starboard cockpit side locker) for radio contact also doubles as a loud hailer and fog horn. The engine starter switch and fuel/temperature gauges are situated at the rear of the cockpit on the starboard side behind a hinged protective cover. A deck flood light is fitted below the radar enclosure
Also fitted Carbon monoxide alarm
Butane gas alarm
Nasa marine exhaust temperature sensor / alarm
Bilge pump alarm
Technisol Pilot Gas valve Controller
A Jabsco twist and lock marine toilet is fitted (2013) to the vessel and this is discharged directly to a hull valve or to a polythene holding tank, securely fixed under the starboard saloon seating. This tank in turn is discharged to a second hull valve using a manual diaphragm pump. The shower include in this area is drained via an automatic pump. Inlets and hull valves are of bronze.
A Nelson twin burner/grill/oven cooker is fitted in gimbals in the galley area. Butane gas is supplied from a butane cylinder retained within a gas-tight externally drained compartment at the port side of the stern locker. A small Isotherm fridge fitted in the galley area. Annual gas safety check carried out.
Two stainless steel freshwater tanks, each of about 25 gallons capacity are fitted under the forward berths. The tanks are interconnected. Filler caps are on either side of the anchor winch. Blue pipes for cold water and red for hot water are below the cabin floor.
Hot water is supplied to the basins via a calorifier unit securely fixed within the port side cockpit locker. This is heated from the coolant water of the engine or by electric immersion heater when mains supply is available. There is also a manual cold water pump fitted to the galley sink.
A Wallas paraffin fired cabin heater is securely fixed on the forward port bulkhead in the saloon and is supplied from paraffin in a polythene paraffin tank fixed under the berth.
There are numerous lockers in and around the main cabin /galley area and chart table. A barometer and a battery operated clock are fixed to the forward starboard bulkhead.
Plough and Bruce type anchors together with a good supply of 5/16" galvanised chain (over forty metres) in the chain locker. A manually operated Lofrans windlass is securely fixed at the fore deck.
Two manual diaphragm type bilge pumps are fitted to the vessel, one at the aft end of the cockpit the other just behind the galley work-top. A third automatic electric pump (with alarm) is fitted in the sump below the floor under the companion way steps.
Three fire extinguishers, plus a fire blanket are conveniently situated (the forward cabin, main saloon and under the stern locker. The engine has an automatic fire extinguisher fitted.
The steering compass is fitted forward of the wheel and below the instrument panel containing a speed and depth meter, slave multifunction electronic chart display, and wind speed / direction and the bow thruster control.
Steering is by way of a wheel mounted on a binnacle that is attached to flexible wire rope cables, which in turn are connected to the quadrant at the rudder head. An emergency tiller is situated under the stern locker.
Zodiac - Suoer Racing x 4 Life raft XDC-ODC78-J001 automatic inflation with Hammar automatic hydrostatic release mechanism is mounted in front of the mast. (next service 2019)
Stainless steel stern ladder
Also included is a
Coastal flare pack
Crane with lift canvas for MOB
Various mooring warps
Full cockpit cover
Cockpit seat cushions