Suenos Azules Marine Surveying and Consulting

REPORT OF MARINE SURVEY
Pre-purchase Condition and Value
of the sailing vessel

"Last Chance"
2008 42' Lagoon 420 Catamaran

PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY FOR:
Stuart Hopewell
1255 Palm Avenue
Boca Raton, Florida 33434

CONDUCTED BY:
Capt. John Banister, SA
on
July 29, 2011
Suenos Azules Marine Surveying and Consulting
9910 Alternate A1A, Suite 702-214
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410
(561) 255-4139

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SURVEY REPORT TABLE OF CONTENTS

Major Systems Surveyed

Page No.

INTRODUCTION

3

DEFINITION OF TERMS

4

GENERAL INFORMATION (SHORT FORM)

5

SURVEY SCOPE & GENERAL INFORMATION

6

EXTERIOR HULL & BOTTOM INSPECTION

9

INTERIOR HULL & STRUCTURAL INSPECTION

14

TOP DECK & SUPERSTRUCTURE

16

RIGGING & SAIL HANDLING

20

SAILS INVENTORY

26

HELM & NAVIGATION ELECTRONICS

27

CABIN INTERIOR APPOINTMENTS

30

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

34

PROPULSION SYSTEM

39

STEERING SYSTEM

41

TANKAGE

42

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

47

AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT

51

SEA TRIAL

52

INSPECTION RECOMMENDATIONS SUMMARY

55

CONDITION AND VALUE REPORT SUMMARY

58

APPRAISAL VALUE CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

59

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INTRODUCTION

REPORT INTRODUCTION COMMENTS:
At the request of Mr. Stuart Hopewell, the prospective buyer of the vessel "Last Chance," a 2008 42 foot
Lagoon 420 sailing catamaran, I agreed to conduct a pre-purchase and valuation survey on the vessel. I
arrived at the vessel's location on July 29, 2011 at 8:25 AM and met with the agent of the vessel, Mr.
Simon Davie (who in this survey will be referred to as "the vessel's agent"), his wife, Mrs. Tessa Davie,
Mr. Graham Holt, the selling Yacht Broker, and Mr. Stuart Hopewell. The vessel was docked at the Fort
George Island Marina located at 9954 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32226. The survey was
conducted from 8:55 AM - 6:22 PM.
The weather on the day of the survey was sunny, warm, and dry with partly cloudy skies. Moisture
readings were taken of the vessel with a calibrated Model GRP 33 Marine Moisture Meter.
AC and DC power were made available during the survey. The main mast was fully raised and inspected,
and the jib was unfurled and inspected during the sea trial. The vessel's spinnaker sail was raised on the
mast on a halyard and partially unfurled to inspect the sail. All clew, tack, and leech areas of the sails were
inspected as part of this survey. A sea trial was performed as part of the survey that included tests of the
engines, transmissions, sails, and rigging. The ship's papers were on board showing that the Bareboat
Corporation of Wilmington, Delaware was the current owner of the vessel. Mr. Hopewell was in
attendance on the day of the survey.
During a vessel's survey the mandatory standards promulgated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG),
under the authority of title 46 United States Code (USC), Title 33, and Title 46, Code of Federal
Regulations (CFR), and the voluntary standards and recommended practices developed by the American
Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have been used as
guidelines in the conduct of this survey. Findings in the summary pages of this survey reflect conditions
observed at the time of survey.

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DEFINITION OF TERMS
The following terms and words have the following meanings as used in this report of survey:
APPEARS - Indicates that a very close inspection of the particular system, component, or item was not
possible due to constraints imposed upon the surveyor (e.g. no power available, inability to remove panels,
or requirements not to conduct destructive tests).
FIT FOR INTENDED SERVICE - Service for which is intended by Survey Purchaser (present or
prospective owner).
ADEQUATE - Sufficient for a specific requirement.
POWERS UP - Power was applied only. This does not refer to the operation of any system or component
unless specifically indicated.
EXCELLENT CONDITION - New or like new.
GOOD CONDITION - Nearly new, with only minor cosmetic or structural discrepancies noted.
AVERAGE CONDITION - Denotes that the system, component, or item is functional as is with minor
repairs.
POOR CONDITION - Unusable as is. Requires the replacement of a system for the component or item to
be considered functional.
USE OF *- Use of * in the body of this report will indicate that a footnote may be listed at the bottom of
the page or a finding will be listed in the "Findings and Recommendations" section pertaining to the *
items or the use of the text colors red, green, and blue.

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GENERAL INFORMATION
(Short Form)
FILE NUMBER: 11-000129
SURVEY PREPARED FOR: Mr. Stuart Hopewell
_________________________________________________________________________________
NAME OF VESSEL: "Last Chance"
TYPE OF SURVEY: Pre-purchase and valuation survey
OVERALL VESSEL RATING: Good Condition
ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE: $441,487.00
ESTIMATED REPLACEMENT COST: $617,500.00
YEAR/MAKE/MODEL OF VESSEL: 2008 Lagoon 420
BUILDER: Construction Navale Bordeaux
YEAR BUILT: 2008
MAKE OF VESSEL: Lagoon
MODEL OF VESSEL: 420
HULL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: CNB44088J708
OFFICIAL NUMBER: 1213297
HAILING PORT: Wilmington, Delaware
STATE VALIDATION STICKER: 18201
STATE REGISTRATION NUMBER: DL7115BZ
OWNER NAME: Bareboat Corporation
OWNER'S ADDRESS: 225 Bayside Road, Wilmington, Delaware 19810
PLACE OF SURVEY: 9954 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32226
DATE/TIME OF SURVEY: July 29, 2011 from 8:55 am to 6:22 pm
HULL MATERIAL: Fiberglass
HULL TYPE: Displacement
LENGTH OVER ALL: 41.3 feet
BEAM: 24.9 feet
DEPTH: 8.3 feet
DRAFT: 4.2 feet
DISPLACEMENT: 26,835 lbs.
PROPULSION SYSTEM: Two Yanmar, four cylinder, 75 horsepower diesel engines
FUEL TYPE: Diesel
FUEL CAPACITY: 79.2 Gallons
AC POWER: 240 / 120 Volts
DC POWER: 12 Volts
FRESH WATER CAPACITY: 92 Gallons
HOLDING TANK: 21 Gallons
INTENDED USE: Recreation
INTENDED CRUISING AREA: Coastal waters of North America

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SURVEY SCOPE & GENERAL INFORMATION
SCOPE OF SURVEY
11-000129.
July 29, 2011.
July 30, 2011.
Capt. John Banister, SA.
Stuart Hopewell.
Assess the overall condition and value of vessel for pre-purchase decision making.
Recreation.
Fort George Marina Island, 9954 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32226.
The haul out and bottom inspection was conducted at St. John's Boat Company
which was located at 9852 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32226.
Sunny, warm, and dry with partly cloudy skies.
Weather conditions:
The vessel was surveyed both while afloat and while hauled out of the water.
How survey conducted:
A sea trial was performed as part of this survey. The results are included in the Sea
Sea trail:
Trail section.
Electrical systems checked: AC shore power was used to check the AC electrical systems. DC power was used
to check the DC electrical systems.
A calibrated Electrophysics moisture meter, Model GRP33 was used for moisture
Moisture checks:
readings referenced in this report.
All standing rigging was installed and checked only at eye level and below unless
Sailboat rigging:
otherwise specified.
The surveyor is a member of SAMS (Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors),
Other comments:
ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council), IAMI (International Association of
Marine Investigators), and the NFPA (National Fire and Protection Association).
The surveyor is also ABYC Standards Accredited and a USCG Licensed Master
Captain.
Report file no:
Inspection date(s):
Date of written report:
Conducted by:
Requested by:
Purpose of survey:
Intended use:
Vessel surveyed at:

VESSEL CONDITION & VALUE
Condition rating:
Estimated fair market
value:
Estimated replacement
cost:
NOTE:

Good Condition.
$441,487.00.
617,500.00.
The overall vessel condition and value was established after a complete inspection
of stated vessel, the results of which are included in this report of survey. The
estimated fair market value and replacement cost includes all listed auxiliary
equipment. See "Condition & Value Summary" section for additional details.

SURVEY REQUESTED BY
Client name:
Street address:
City/State/Zip:
Cellular phone:

Stuart Hopewell.
1255 Palm Avenue.
Boca Raton, Florida 33434.
(561) 555-3034.

VESSEL INFORMATION
Vessel Yr/Make/Model:
Vessel name:
Hailing port:

2008 Lagoon 420 Sailing Catamaran.
Last Chance.
Wilmington, Delaware.

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Hull ID number
verification:

CNB44088J708.
Hull number "088"
State registration no.:

Manufacturer/Builder:
Vessel description:

DL7115BZ.
Construction Navale Bordeaux.
This is a 2008 model Lagoon 420 sailing catamaran. The Catamaran was designed
by Van Peteghem and Lauriot Prevost. This vessel was the three berth, owner's
version and sloop rigged. The vessel was constructed of FRP (fiber reinforced
plastic) with polyester and vinylester resins that were sandwiched with a balsa
wood and foam core center on the hulls and decks. The vessel was pieced together
with a solid upper and lower hull and bridge deck mold and joined with an overlap
hull to deck joint near the gunnels of the vessel and reinforced with a chemical
bonding compound. Fiberglass tabbing and stainless steel fasteners over a stainless
steel rub were also added for extra strength and protection to the hull to deck joint.
The vessel was powered by port and starboard Yanmar, four cylinder, 75
horsepower diesel engines. The vessel can also be propelled by its sloop rigged
sails that have a total sail area of 1101 square feet. Features onboard this vessel
included: Teak and oak wooden interiors, panoramic viewing from inside the main
salon, 6'6" headroom throughout the accommodation spaces, AC and DC electric
power, four Cruisair air conditioning units, pressurized hot and cold water,
fiberglass hard top bimini in the cockpit, electric windlass, autopilot, Raymarine
E120 Chartplotter, AM/FM/DVD/MP3 stereo system, fully battened mainsail with
mainsail cover, roller furling, electric Harken two speed winches, cockpit station

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line clutches for rigging, two spare anchors, inflatable dinghy on aft mounted
davits, Spectra water maker, 13.5 kilowatt Cummins-Onan diesel generator, battery
charger, 2000 watt inverter, and a six person SOLAS style inflatable liferaft.
U.S.C.G. Official
Documentation No:

Documented use:
Documented home port:
Documented length:
Documented breadth:
Documented depth:
Documented gross tons:
Documented net tons:

1213297.
Recreational.
Wilmington, Delaware.
41.3 feet.
24.6 feet.
8.3 feet.
26 tons.
23 tons.

VESSEL SPECIFICATIONS
Type:
Length overall (L.O.A.):
Beam:
Draft:
Displacement:
Overhead clearance:
NOTE:

Fiberglass.
41'4"
24'7"
4'2"
26,835 lbs.
63'3" (fixed mast height).
The hull was identified by its imprinted hull number and USCG documentation
number sighted on the vessel. Other documentation was on board verifying the hull
identification number, however the hull identification number was not sighted due
to limited access of the hull identification number. The imprinted hull number of
"088" was confirmed to be hull identification number "CNB44088J708" by
Philippe Lambert, an employee and representative of Lagoon Catamarans in
Bordeaux Cedex, France. His phone number was +33 (0) 05 55 81 85 50.

SURVEY STANDARDS
Standards followed:

This survey was completed using as reference the federal regulations and
amendments issued and enforced by the United States Coast Guard under the
authority of Title 33 and Title 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations
(CFR's). In addition the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) and National
Fire Protection Association (NFPA-302) voluntary standards were used as

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reference during the survey. These ABYC and NFPA voluntary standard practices
are generally followed by most vessel manufacturers today.

SURVEY INSPECTION COMMENTS
• All systems and components inspected and described herein are considered
serviceable and/or functional except as indicated in the survey report and
recommendations section. Electronic devices and instruments were checked for
power up only, not for functionality. If a component is not identified in this
report, it was not inspected.
• "Priority I Recommendations" are related to Safety & Regulatory findings and
are listed in RED in the report.
• "Priority II Recommendations" are related to Maintenance & Standards findings
and are listed in GREEN in the report.
• "Other Recommendations" are findings that are relatively minor in nature and
are listed in BLUE in the report.
• It is the nature of marine vessels that deterioration, wear and accidents do occur
and as such, this report therefore represents the condition of the vessel only at
the time the survey was conducted.

Comments:

EXTERIOR HULL & BOTTOM INSPECTION
HULL EXTERIOR
Construction material:

Stem:
Side thru hull fittings:
Rub rail:
Engine vents:

Fiberglass, with a white gel coat surface.
Solid, no cracks on external inspection. Moisture readings relatively dry (less than
14%).
Side thru hull fittings were made of stainless steel above the waterline. All thru hull
fittings appeared secure with no leaks sighted.
The rub rail was made of stainless steel and surrounded the outboard sides of the
hulls.
Engine vents were clear and free of obstructions.

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Transom:

Boarding ladder:

Hull cosmetics:
Moisture/Delamination:

Condition summary:

The port and starboard transoms were molded swim step transoms. Both transoms
were well secured and had no signs of leaks or delamination. Moisture readings
were less than 14% on each transom.
The boarding ladder was sighted on the starboard side transom of the vessel. The
boarding ladder was a three step, stainless steel ladder that could be deployed from
the water as recommended by ABYC.
Hull cosmetics were in good condition with only minor nicks and scratches.

All moisture meter readings on the side hulls near the water line and surrounding
thru hull fittings were relatively dry with normal comparative moisture meter
readings that were less than 14%.
Good condition.

HULL BOTTOM
Hull diagram:

Construction material: Fiberglass.
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Bottom paint:

Stress cracks:
Osmotic blistering:
Blister comments:

Moisture/Delamination:
Grounding damage:
Strainers/Scoops/Screens:

Thru Hull fittings:

According to the vessel's agent, the vessel's bottom was painted with two coats of
"Sea Hawk" brand, dark blue, Bicop anti-fouling paint (part number: 1230-1) at the
St. John's Boat Company in Jacksonville, Florida in November, 2010. The
anti-fouling paint was in average condition with some mild sea growth sighted
during the haul out.
No stress cracks sighted in the hull bottom.
No signs of hull blistering (delamination) sighted in the hull bottom.
Delamination (blisters) are an unknown factor on all boats and if not currently
present there is no guarantee that they will not appear in the future. Blisters have a
tendency to dry out over winter storage unless severe or large. Blisters (if any) best
appear after vessel has been in water for an entire season. In addition, the
symptomatic evidence of blistering can be obscured by bottom coatings, a dry
storage period during which blisters spontaneously depressurize, bottom laminate
sanding, and other conditions or actions. Recommend full inspection for blisters
immediately after haul out and power wash. The surveyor has no firsthand
knowledge of the history of bottom maintenance, blistering, repairs or prophylactic
coatings on this vessel.
The hull bottom had no signs of excess moisture. Moisture readings take from the
inside of the hull were less than 14%.
No signs of previous grounding damage was sighted.
Engine intake strainers were made of bronze and had no signs of damage or
obstructions. All strainers on the exterior of the hull were well secured to the
vessel.
Thru hull fittings below the waterline were made of bronze and well secured to the
hull.

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Grounding plate(s):

Condition summary:

The grounding plate was sighted on the starboard side of the hull and was well
secured to the hull. No signs of leaks or galvanic corrosion was sighted on the
grounding plate.
Good condition.

KEEL
Keel type:

Keel condition:

The port and starboard keels on this vessel were made of fiberglass and molded
into the hull. The keels were a shallow shoal keel design and both measured 10'7"
in length at the head of the keel, 6'8" in length at the foot of the keel, and 1'10" in
height from the foot of the keel to the bottom of the hull.
Good condition. Both keels were well secured to the hulls with no signs of
movement or cracks where they were molded in.

PROPELLER(S)/SHAFT(S) / STRUT(S)

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Prop(s) description:

Shaft size / material:

Condition summary:

The port and starboard propellers on this vessel were three blade, aluminum
propellers that extended out of the saildrives. The propellers measured 17 inches in
diameter and were well balanced when tested. The propellers had minor nicks on
the propeller blades and were well secured to the shafts. No signs of galvanic
corrosion was sighted on the propellers or shaft where it could be sighted.
The port and starboard shafts measured one and a half inches in diameter and was
made of stainless steel. The shaft could only be sighted only outside of the
saildrives near the propeller. No damage was sighted in the shafts where they could
be seen. Shaft bearings appeared to be secured with no signs of leaking inside the
saildrives when inspected.
Average condition.

RUDDER(S)
Rudder type:

Rudder alignment/swing:
Condition summary:

The port and starboard rudders on this vessel were spade type rudders and made of
fiberglass. Each rudder was connected by a stainless steel welded aluminum tie bar
for equal turning. Each rudder was connected to a vertical steel rudder post. Each
rudder post extended down into a molded fiberglass tube from the top of the engine
compartments through the bottom of the hull. Each stainless steel rudder post
extended upwards to a fitting that was flush with the underside of the aft decks
where a port and starboard covered stainless steel deck fitting could be removed for
an emergency tiller fitting for manual emergency steering. No leaks were sighted in
the rudder arm assembly during the sea trial.
Full rudder swing to both port and starboard showed an equal amount of travel in
each rudder. The rudders were equal in direction while amidships.
Good condition.

ANODES

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Shaft:

Collar anodes on both shafts were sighted aft of the propeller on each outdrive.
Each collar anode on each shaft were more than 70% worn. The starboard side
collar anode was missing fasteners and hanging on the shaft itself. The port side
anode was worn at the fastener holes and was loose when tested.
Hull mounted:

One hull mounted anode was sighted on the starboard inboard side of the hull
forward of the escape window. The hull mounted anode was more than 90% worn
and needs to be replaced.
Bonding wires were sighted on each saildrive. No bonding wires could be sighted
Bonding:
on the starboard anode due to restricted visibility.
Monitor all anodes frequently and replace when they are more than 50% worn.
Other notes:
Anodes are normal replacement items designed to protect the running gear from
galvanic corrosion. Keep spares aboard vessel.
Findings:
Recommendations:
All anodes on this vessel were more than 50% worn and Have a qualified marine technician replace all worn
in need of replacing.
anodes on this vessel.

INTERIOR HULL & STRUCTURAL INSPECTION
HULL INTERIOR & STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

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Hull to deck joint:

Bilge(s):

Stringers:

Bulkheads:

Stem:
Inside of transom:
Condition summary:

Overlap (Shoe box type), Elastomeric bonding compound with fiberglass tabbing
was sighted in the hull to deck joint and reinforced with stainless steel fasteners
installed though the rub rail. No leaks were sighted in any part of hull to deck joint
area.
Bilge areas were mostly clean and dry with exception to the bliges amidships on
the port and starboard side that had approximately two inches of water sighted. No
oily bilge water was sighted at the time of the survey in any of the bilges. NOTE:
Whenever you visit your boat, it's a good practice to check the bilge areas for
higher than normal levels of water or anything else that could be causing potential
obstructions of the bilge pump.
Hull stiffness was provided by FRP (fiber reinforced plastic) longitudinal stringers
that run the length of the engine compartment. Complete inspection was not
possible due to some limited access. Stringers that were sighted in the engine
compartment and under cabin sole were well glassed into the hull where sighted.
Stringers sounded with hammer where accessible and appeared very sound. No soft
spots, separations, cracks, rotting or splitting was sighted. Limber holes appeared
to be adequately sealed where sighted. Stringers were checked with a moisture
meter where accessible and all readings were relatively dry (less than 14%).
Athwartships reinforcement enhanced by structural bulkheads bonded to the hull
with FRP. All tabbing appeared serviceable and sound with no cracks or
separations of the tabbing sighted in any of the compartments. No visual evidence
of movement was sighted in any of the bulkheads during the sea trial or when
tested.
Solid stem on both hulls, no cracks or separations were sighted inside the hulls.
Reinforced and secure. No cracks or separations were sighted.
Good condition.

ALL THRU HULL FITTINGS
Bronze seacock ball valves were installed on this vessel. All seacocks were
operational when tested and well secured to the hull. See hull diagram above for
more information.
Good condition.
Condition summary:
Findings:
Recommendations:
Some seacocks (although operational) were difficult to Have a qualified marine technician further inspect these
turn.
seacocks for smooth operation. Repair, replace or renew
as necessary. NOTE: All seacocks aboard a vessel
should be in the closed position when the vessel is
unattended. Seacock valves can and will corrode if left
unattended. It is a good practice to turn these seacock
valves regularly to insure the valves are working
properly.
Sea valves:

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TOP DECK & SUPERSTRUCTURE
MAIN DECK & FITTINGS
Deck Surface:

Molded, cored fiberglass deck construction (core not sampled). White gel coat with
molded in non skid fiberglass surface.
Moisture/Delamination:

Anchor platform:
Anchor/chain locker:
Deck pipe:
Windlass:

Moisture meter readings were all relatively dry (less than 14%). No delamination
or soft spots were discovered.
Integrally molded FRP platform with attached anchor roller assembly. Well
secured with no cracks sighted.
The anchor locker could be accessed from top deck via a hatch and had a hatch
lock. The anchor locker hatch was functional when tested.
The deck pipe was free of obstructions when tested.

The windlass on board this vessel was a 12 volt / manual "Quick" brand "Antares"
series stainless steel winch (model number AT1012D, serial number 101606). The
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Stanchions/side rail(s):

Lifeline(s):

Boarding gate:

Cleats & fairleads:

Cabin (house) to deck
joint:
Deck hatches:

windlass was manually operational when tested. The windlass could be operated
with a 12 volt remote control with extension cord sighted in the aft section of the
anchor locker (model number HRC1002, serial number 103244). This windlass was
wired to only be operational when the engines were powered up for safety. The
windlass was well secured to the deck with backing hardware.
The stanchions on board this vessel were made of stainless steel and well secured
to the deck and surrounded the vessel back to the aft davits. The stanchions
measured 25 inches in height and were constructed of one inch diameter stainless
steel tubing.
Double lines were made of 1 x 19 stranded stainless steel vinyl covered cable. The
lifeline cables measured 1/4 of an inch in diameter. All lifelines were in good
condition with adequate tension.
Boarding gates were sighted on the port and starboard sides of the vessel just
forward of the cockpit. The boarding gates were secured with two lifelines with
stainless steel quick release snap hooks. The snap hooks were in good condition
and worked properly when tested.
Horn cleats were made of stainless steel and were all well secured to deck and
functional. Proper backing hardware was sighted on the cleats where they could be
seen.
The cabin house deck joint was molded in to the vessel. No stress cracks were
sighted.

Deck hatches were well secured, seals were in good condition, and support arms
were in place.
Escape hatch(es):

Proper escape hatches over the accommodation spaces and on the interior sides of
the port and starboard berths were adequate for escape as recommended by ABYC.
The interior hull side escape hatches in the stern berths were solid, non opening
hatches but could be opened with installed stainless steel hammers that were
sighted to be mounted just aft of each escape hatch. The port and starboard interior
hull escape hatches were secure in their frames with no leaks sighted during the sea
trial. The interior hull escape hatches were approximately six inches above the
water line. Each interior hull escape hatch measured 20 x 20 inches. Moisture
readings were less than 10% around the escape hatches.
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Cabin house window(s):

Cabin house windows were made of a tempered glass and were well secured. The
glass panels surrounded the vessel and were installed into the aluminum and
fiberglass frame of the cabin house. No leaks were sighted in the cabin house glass.
Scuppers/deck drain(s):
Grab rail(s):
Transom shower:

Main deck scuppers drained aft and down through the bridge deck and aft transom
of the vessel.
Grab rails sighted on the cabin house top and in the cockpit were made of one inch
diameter stainless steel tubing and were well secured into the fiberglass.
A hot and cold water transom shower was sighted on the inboard side of the
starboard hull transom. The transom shower worked properly when tested.

Other deck fittings:

Stainless steel folding pad eyes were sighted under the bridge deck on the fore and
aft sides of the interior hull escape hatch windows. The padded eyes appeared to be
well secured into the hull. These padded pad eyes are used for passing lines
through them to help escape through the interior hull escape hatch windows or to
secure persons or gear to the underside of the bridge deck in case of the vessel
capsizing.
Good condition.
Condition summary:
Findings:
Recommendations:
Some mild corrosion was sighted on the folding pad
Have a qualified marine technician further investigate
eyes on the interior of the port and starboard sides of the the corrosion sighted on the folding pad eyes and
hull.
possible fasteners to determine the integrity of the pad
eyes. Replace, repair or renew as necessary.

BRIDGE DECK / COCKPIT
Cockpit & Helm seating

Scuppers/deck drain(s):

Cockpit and helm seating was a single stainless steel padded vinyl bench sighted at
the helm station. The helm station was raised up from the aft cockpit on the
starboard side of the vessel and was roomy and easy to move around safely at the
helm station. The helm station seating was secured to the deck and had an adequate
field of view as recommended by ABYC.
Cockpit drain scuppers were adequate and drained at the aft section of the bridge
deck.

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Cockpit equipment:

A 12 volt "Waeco" brand "RPD-0080" model (serial number 070741440)
refrigerator / freezer was sighted on the starboard side of the cockpit near the helm
station. The unit was functional when tested.
Canvas:

Door(s):

Storage:

Dark blue enclosable canvas and eisenglass panels covered the FRP bimini top over
the cockpit. The panels could be zippered together and held open with canvas
straps and harware mounted in the bimini overhead. The canvas panels and
eisenglass appeared to be in good condition.
The door leading from the cockpit to the main salon was a tempered glass sliding
door that retracted starboard into the bulkhead. The sliding glass door was enclosed
in an aluminum frame and connected to a sliding glass window on the port side that
could be opened as well. Both the sliding glass door and window locked properly
and opened easily. No damage was sighted in the sliding door or window that lead
into the main salon.
There was plenty of locker space under the bench seats in the cockpit on the port
side. All locker doors could be secured with stainless steel latching hardware.

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Engine access hatch(es):

Port and starboard engine access hatches were aft of the cockpit near the transoms
of the vessel. The engine hatches could be secured with stainless steel latches.
Fitted wood panels under the engine hatch had to be lifted out in order to gain
access to the engines. The hatches were functional when tested.
Other notes:

Condition summary:

The aft deck from the cockpit had a teak deck with teak wood grating for cockpit
and aft deck drainage. The teak deck was in average condition with no damage
sighted in the aft teak decking.
Good condition.

RIGGING & SAIL HANDLING
MAST(S) / BOOM(S)
Main mast(s):

The main mast of the vessel was an aluminum "U.S. Spars" brand mast with a
marked reference number of "1001RM177" etched into the mast ID plate sighted
on the starboard side of the mast near the deck. The mast had one spreader that was
sighted 3/4 of the distance up the mast. The mast appeared to be even upon visual
inspection with the mast and spreader set evenly on the vessel. The mast appeared
to be in good condition upon inspection with no signs of damage or corrosion
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Mast track:

sighted.
The mast track appeared to be in good condition. No signs of damage were sighted
in the mast track and track cars ran up the mast easily during the sea trial.

Main mast step:

The main mast was deck stepped on to the fore end of the main salon cabin top and
held in place by the standing rigging. The mast step was constructed of stainless
steel with a stainless steel post that went through the cabin top down into the bridge
deck below the main salon. The compression post could not be sighted due to
restricted visibility. The main mast step and main mast post appeared to be well
secured with no signs of damage or loose fasteners found.
Gooseneck(s):

Mast sheaves:

The aluminum gooseneck on the main mast was in good condition and in good
condition. No cracks or damage were sighted on the gooseneck.
Mast sheaves appeared to be working correctly during the sea trial. Mast sheave
inspection was limited due to restricted visibility.

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Masthead fittings:

Masthead fitting hardware appeared to be in acceptable condition upon inspection,
however inspection was limited due to restricted visibility.
Mainsail furling system:

Boom(s):

The mainsail could be neatly stored into a permanently mounted canvas pack at the
boom. The mainsail pack was held into place by nylon straps at the mast and boom
and line tethers at the backstay The mainsail pack could then be zippered up at the
top to protect the mainsail.
The aluminum boom on this vessel was a "Sparcraft" brand boom. The boom and
attaching blocks and sheaves appeared to be in good condition and ran properly
during the sea trial.

FURLING GEAR

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Type:

Condition summary:

The roller furling gear was an aluminum and hard plastic "Facnor" brand "LS200"
roller furling. The roller furling connected to a small stainless steel bowsprit
sighted at the bow of the vessel between the two hulls. The roller furling measured
55 feet in length and worked properly when tested during the sea trial. The
bowsprit appeared well secured to the hull.
Good condition.

STANDING RIGGING
All Stays & Shrouds:

Cotter pins:
Backstay:

Stays and spreader shrouds were 1 x 19 stranded stainless steel cable which
measured 1/2 inch in diameter. The cables all had proper tension and no defects or
excessive corrosion was sighted in any of the standing rigging. Terminal ends of
the port and starboard stay cables were locked into the swages that connected to the
turnbuckles with StayLoc style swages and were secure with no corrosion or
damage sighted on them. Port and starboard standing rigging cables were protected
with a black nylon like covering so inspection of these cables was limited. The
vessel's agent stated all of the rigging had been inspected and tuned within the past
few months.
Cotter pins were made of stainless steel and were installed and secure on all
turnbuckles.
The backstay consisted of the topping lift line secured to the aft end of the boom

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Upper Stays & Shrouds:

Chainplates:

Turnbuckles:

NOTE:

held with tension from the boom traveler on top of the cockpit FRP bimini. The rig
was secure with adequate tension when inspected.
Upper stays and the single set of shrouds appeared to be secured but could only be
inspected from eye level only. The shrouds appeared to be evenly spaced and level.
No bending or swaying of the upper mast was sighted during the sea trial.
Port and starboard chainplates were made of stainless steel and mounted into the
side of the hull with five stainless steel fasteners. The chainplates were secure and
appeared to be in good condition with no corrosion or damage sighted on the
chainplates. Proper stainless steel cleavis and cotter pins were in place to hold the
standing rigging in place to the chainplates.
All turnbuckles sighted on board this vessel were made of stainless steel and well
secured to the chainplates. The turnbuckles had proper cotter pins locked into the
upper and lower threaded rod ends inside the turnbuckles.
To insure the complete integrity of the standing rigging, have a qualified marine
rigger fully inspect the vessel's rigging. Recommend a complete and thorough
inspection being conducted by either stepping down the mast or having the
technician inspect the vessel's rigging by going aloft in a boatswain's chair.

HALYARDS
All halyards:

All halyards on board this vessel were made of double braided nylon line and all
halyards appeared to be in good condition with no signs of fraying or weakening of
the lines. The main mast and jib halyards measured 1/2 of an inch in diameter and
ran freely and properly along the sheaves and winches during the sea trail.

SHEETS
Main sheeting:

Main sheet and jib sheet lines were in good condition upon inspection. All of the
sheet lines on this vessel were double braided nylon lines. All sheets measured
from 3/8 - 1/2 of an inch in diameter. The sheet lines were in good condition with
no fraying or weakening of the lines sighted.

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WINCHES
Type / Condition:

The following were the winches sighted aboard; Two "Harken" brand, #46 two
speed winches, one "Harken" brand #44 electric two speed winch, one "Harken"
brand manual two speed winch, and one "Harken" brand #40 electric two speed
winch. All electric winches were powered by 12 volts DC and worked properly
when tested. All winches sighted aboard worked manually at both speeds when
tested. All winches were well secured to the vessel with no damage or corrosion
sighted on them.

OTHER SAIL HANDLING EQUIPMENT
Traveler(s):
Rope clutches & cam
cleats:

All travelers sighted on board this vessel worked properly when tested.
Rope clutches and cam cleats were functional when tested. No damage was sighted
in the line clutches or cam cleats.

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Blocks:

Backstay adjuster:
Condition summary:

All line blocks sighted aboard this vessel were "Harken" brand line blocks. No
damage or corrosion was sighted on any of the line blocks where they could be
seen. All line blocks ran freely when tested during the sea trail.
The backstay adjuster was functional when tested.
Good condition.

SAILS INVENTORY
MAINSAIL(S)
Type of sail(s):

The mainsail was a fully battened "North" brand mainsail. The sail was in average
condition with no significant damage or wear sighted on the sail upon inspection.

FORESAIL(S)
Type of sail(s):

The installed jib sail was a "Quantum" brand job sail. The sail had no significant
wear or damage sighted on it and was functional during the sea trial.

SPINNAKER(S)

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Type of sail(s):

Other notes:

The spinnaker was a "North" brand spinnaker that was sighted in a sail bag in the
forward locker of the vessel. The sail was taken out of the sail bag and raised up
the mast and unfurled. The spinnaker had attaching port and starboard sheet lines
that were made of double braided nylon, and a "Code Zero" brand furling. The
head of this sail had a "Facnor" brand stainless steel swivel latch for connecting to
the spinnaker halyard. The vessel's agent stated that the sail had only been used one
time. The spinnaker appeared to be nearly new and in good condition.
The clew, tack, luff, leech, and head sections of each sail were inspected at eye
level only. Each eye where the lines passed through the sails were protected with
stainless steel rings to protect the sails from chaffing. These areas where lines
passed through appeared to be in good condition with no damage, frays or tears
sighted in the rings or sails.

SAILS COMMENTS
Sail inspection note:

Recommend all sails be fully inspected by a qualified sail maker to further
determine sail stretch and remaining life left in the sails.

HELM & NAVIGATION ELECTRONICS
NAVIGATION ELECTRONICS

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Helm station:

All electronics for navigation in the cockpit were mounted on cockpit bulkhead at
the helm station.
Compass(es):

The magnetic compass on board this vessel was a "Plastimo" brand "BV0062"
model magnetic compass. The compass appeared to work properly during the sea
trail with almost no deviation sighted during the sea trial.

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VHF radio(s):

Autopilot(s):

Depth sounder(s):

Wind :

Multi-function
instrument(s):

The VHF radio sighted on board this vessel were two 12 volt "Raymarine" brand
"Ray240" VHF marine radios with external speakers and distress button features
(one sighted at the helm station and the other at the navigation station in the main
salon). Both radios powered up when tested and could transmit and receive
massages properly.
The autopilot on board this vessel was a 12 volt "Raymarine" brand "ST6002"
model 12 volt autopilot system and was sighed at the helm station. The autopilot
worked properly when tested during the sea trail.
The depth sounder was a 12 volt "Raymarine" "ST70" model depth sounder. The
depth sounder powered up when tested and appeared to be working properly during
the sea trial.
The two wind instruments on board this vessel were two wireless, solar powered,
digital "Tacktick" brand "MN 100-2" model wind direction instruments (one
sighted at the helm station and one sighted at the navigation station). Both units
powered up when tested.
The navigation system aboard this vessel was a 12 volt "Raymarine" brand "E120"
model digital navigation / chart plotter/ GPS / radar / fishfinder / depth sounder
unit. The unit featured a color display with 3D chart imaging, radar overlay, and
multi screen functions for navigation. The unit powered up and appeared to be
working properly during the sea trial.

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS
Throttle and shift controls: The throttle and shift controls were dual port and starboard Morse like throttle
controls. The throttle controls both worked properly forward and backwards.
Engine alarms worked properly when tested.
Engine alarm shutdown:
Sensor lights for battery, hot water, oil pressure, and high water pressure were
Engine status:
sighted on the helm station for the port and starboard motors. These lights powered
up when the engines were started. Analog water pressure gauges were sighted in
the port and starboard engine compartments. The gauges appeared to be working
properly when the engines were running.
A digital volt meter for the batteries was sighted on the DC electric panel. The
Volt:
digital volt meter powered up when tested.

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Tachometer(s):

Condition summary:

Port and starboard engine tachometers were sighted at the helm station. The engine
tachometers appeared to be working properly during the sea trial.
Good condition.

OTHER ELECTRONICS AND CONTROLS
Antenna(s):
Bilge pump switches:
Courtesy lights:
High water alarm:

All antennas appeared to be well mounted and serviceable for their units.
Bilge pump switches were sighted on the DC panel in the main salon of the vessel.
The switches were properly fused as recommended by ABYC.
Deck courtesy lights were sighted on the main mast and two lights were sighted on
the overhead of the bimini. All of the lights worked properly when tested.
High water alarms were sighted in the bilges amidships in the port and starboard
hulls of the vessel. The high water alarms were "Rule" brand "Rule-A-Matic"
series float switches. The float switches and high water alarms worked properly
when tested.

CABIN INTERIOR APPOINTMENTS
MAIN SALON
Style:

Sole:
Headliner:
Bulkheads:
Water intrusion signs:
Curtains:

The main salon was contemporary designed and was located in the bridge deck in
the main cabin space forward of the aft deck.
The sole in the main salon and hull decks were made of black African Wenge
wooden plates. The African Wenge wood decking was in good condition.
The headliner in the accommodation spaces were made of vinyl and fiberglass in a
plank like design. The vinyl and fiberglass overhead was in good condition.
Bulkheads were made of fiberglass with wood panel coverings. The bulkheads
appeared secure and in good condition.
No significant water intrusion signs were sighted in the main salon.
Curtains in the main salon were made of tan fabric mounted on tracks and could be
opened and closed. The curtains covered every window in the main salon.

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Navigation station:

Salon furnishings:
Cabin fans:
Condition:

The navigation station was sighted in the main salon on the port forward side of the
salon. The main salon was made of wood and had a built in pivoted bench on a
stainless steel frame.
Salon furnishing included built in benches and an "L" shaped dinette in the center
of the main salon.
There were two 12 volt "Hella" fans sighted in the main salon in the fore section of
the salon. Both fans worked properly when tested.
Good condition.

ENTERTAINMENT ELECTRONICS
Stereo(s):

Television:

The stereo on board the vessel was a "JVC' brand "KD-DV5400" model
AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo system. The stereo was wired into four six inch "VDO"
brand 100 watt stereo speakers in the main salon and two speakers sighted in the aft
deck. The stereo powered up when tested.
A "Sony" brand, 120 volt flat screen television was sighted in the aft starboard
corner of the main salon. The viewing screen was a 30 inch plasma flat screen. The
television powered up when tested.

GALLEY
Location:

Stove:

The galley was sighted in aft section of the main salon. The galley had a large "L"
shaped white counter top with a stainless steel sink with pressurized hot and cold
water. The galley had overhead wood finished cabinets and under sink cupboards
for extra storage.
The stove was an "Eno" brand, three burner propane stove and oven. All stove
burners and oven were functional when tested.

Refrigeration:

Microwave:

The refrigerator was a 12 volt "Vitrifrigo" brand refrigerator with freezer (model
number C130LDX06, serial number 7270590). The refrigerator was functional.
A 120 volt "Hamilton Beach" brand microwave was sighted on the starboard side
of the galley. The microwave powered up when tested.

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Other appliances:

A "Vitrifrigo" brand ice maker was sighted on the port forward side of the galley
(model number C110 BT BNT, serial number 7210855). The ice maker was
functional when tested.

BERTHS / STATEROOMS
Berths:

This vessel had a total of three berths on board. One large master aft berth was
sighted in the port aft side of the hull. The other two berths were sighted in the aft
and forward sections of the starboard side hull. The port and starboard sides of the
hull each had a lounge area forward of the aft berths with a padded fabric sofas on
each side. All three of the berths had mattresses that could comfortably sleep two
persons in each berth.

HEAD(S)
Number/Location:

Toilet(s):

There were three heads aboard this vessel. Two heads were sighted on the port and
starboard fore ends of the hulls and one head was sighted in the starboard hull just
forward of the aft berth. All heads had hot and cold pressurized water, a shower,
and a sink. All heads had proper drainage and lighting.
There were three toilets on board this vessel (one in each head). Each toilet was a
12 volt "Jabsco" brand porcelain toilet, with exception to the starboard side aft
head which could be manually flushed. All toilets worked properly when tested.

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AIR CONDITIONING
Manufacturer & Type:

There were four 115 volt AC air conditioning units sighted on this vessel. Two
were sighted in the port side of the hull and two were sighted in the starboard side
of the vessel. All four units powered up when tested. All four units were all
"Cruisair" brand units. The first unit was sighted under the port aft berth (12,000
BTU unit, model number SXF12/2-417A-RMT, serial number 64485066). The
second unit was sighted in a locker in the port hull aft of the forward head (18,000
BTU unit, model number SXUF18/1-HV-417A-RMT, serial number 72957744).
The third unit was sighted under the starboard side aft berth (7000 BTU unit,
model number SXUF7/2-HV-417A-RMT, serial number 70787556), the fourth unit
was sighted under the forward starboard side berth (7000 BTU unit, model number
SXUF7/2-HV-417A-RMT, serial number 70787522).

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Temp Controls:

Hoses & connections:
Raw water cooling pump:

Air conditioning replay switches were sighted in the starboard side hull just
forward of the aft berth.
Hoses and connections were well secured, no leaks were sighted in the air
conditioning systems when inspected.
The air conditioning raw water pump sighted in the starboard aft berth was a 115
volt "Dometic" brand "PML 500L" pump. The pump was functional when tested.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
D.C. ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
D.C. Voltage system:
Primary batteries:

12 Volt system.

The primary house batteries on this vessel were eight, six volt, "Lifeline" deep
cycle marine, AGM batteries (absorbed glass mat). The eight house batteries were
wired in four sets of series circuits into a "Xantrax" brand "Freedom Marine 20"
series battery charger / inverter. The house batteries were also wired into a
"PowerPulse" brand battery maintenance system which minimizes sulfation build
up in the batteries and allows faster charging. All of the house battery banks were
properly secure in their position with battery trays and nylon straps as
recommended by ABYC. The batteries were charged at 12.6 volts when tested
during the sea trial.

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Starting batteries:

Battery selector switch:

Charging system:

There were three starting batteries aboard this vessel. In the port aft hull under the
aft berth was an individual 12 volt battery in a battery box that was secured to the
deck. The battery was designated to start the port engine. The battery was
functional when tested. In the starboard hull under the aft berth in a battery box
was a "Tudor" brand 12 volt battery. The battery was designated to start the
starboard side engine. The battery was functional when tested. Forward of this
battery under the aft berth deck plate was another battery box that contained an
"Odyssey" brand 12 volt battery (model number 31-PC2150) that was designated to
start the generator. All starter batteries were dry cell batteries. All battery boxes the
contained these starter batteries were well secured to the deck. All batteries on
board this vessel were connected to 4 AWG battery cables and were adequate sized
cables for power distribution.
A "Blue Sea Systems" rotary battery switch was sighted near the house batteries in
the starboard side of the vessel under the aft berth. A battery switch panel for the
engine starting batteries was sighted under the port side berth at the wood panel on
the fore end of the berth. Both battery switches were functional.
The charging system for the house batteries was through a 120 volt "Xantrex"
brand "Freedom Marine 20" series, 110 amp / 2000 watt battery charger / power
inverter that was sighted under the starboard side berth. The unit powered up when
tested. The starter batteries were charged with a "Xantrex" brand "Truecharge2"
series, 60 amp battery charger that was sighted in the starboard side engine
compartment. The unit powered up when tested.

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Distribution panel:

The AC/DC breaker panel was sighted on the aft bulkhead on the starboard side of
the main salon. The panel had digital and analog power gauges and a digital tank
level indicator on the panel. The panel had small rocker buttons for electric lights
and machinery and charging indicator / control panels for the batteries. The entire
control panel appeared operational when tested.
All DC circuits were adequately protected by branch breakers.
Breaker(s)/fuse(s):
Ring spade or crimp on connectors were sighted for wiring connections.
Connectors:
All wiring runs were properly secured every 18 inches per ABYC E-11
D.C. wiring:
recommendations.
The DC electrical system was properly tied into vessels electrical ground system
DC Electrical ground:
using the engines as the common ground.
Note: For 12 volt systems, a fully charged battery reads 12.7 Volts, 75% charged
Other notes:
battery reads 12.4 Volts, 50% charged battery reads 12.2 Volts, 25% charged
battery reads 12.0 Volts and a discharged battery reads 11.9 Volts or less. Check
battery condition frequently.
Good condition.
Condition summary:
Findings:
Recommendations:
House batteries did not have any non-conductive
Have a qualified marine technician install
material on the battery posts on the positive or negative non-conductive material over the battery terminals at
terminals.
their connections to prevent accidental arching of the
terminals as recommended by ABYC E-10 and E-11.

A.C. ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
A.C. Voltage system:
Wiring Problem:
Shore power breaker:
A.C. power selector
switch:
Distribution panel(s):
Branch breakers:
Reverse polarity indicator:
Wire type:

50 Amp, 110 Volt system.
No AC wiring issues were discovered on this vessel.
Shore power breaker switches were sighted in the starboard side engine
compartment and were functional.
All AC power switches were sighted at the AC/DC power panel.
Yes combined with DC power panel.
All AC circuits were adequately protected by branch breakers.
Functional and outlets tested OK for proper polarity.
Stranded copper boat cable size and rating, where sighted, appeared correct and

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Wiring secured:
Wire terminations:
Anti-chafe protection:
A.C. Electrical ground:
Condition summary:

serviceable for its intended use.
All wiring was secured every 18 inches per ABYC and NFPA recommendations.
AC wiring was properly terminated. No wire nuts or loose connections were
sighted.
Anti-chaffing protection was sighted at all compartment pass thru locations where
they could be seen.
The AC electrical system was properly tied into vessels electrical ground system
using the engines as the common ground.
Good condition.

GENERATOR
Location/Manufacturer:

Kilowatt/Voltage rating:

A "Cummins-Onan" brand, four cylinder, diesel powered generator was sighted
under the port side bench locker in the forward section of the aft deck (model
number MDKBM-5865913, serial number G070077640).
13.5 Kilowatts.

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Hour meter:

Generator test:

Type of installation:
Hoses and clamps:

Cooling system(s):
Oil level and condition:

Fuel supply lines:
Engine ground cable:
Ventilation:
Warning labels:
Condition summary:

427.1 hours.
The generator started up and ran properly when tested. The generator supplied
118.2 volts AC of continuous power when tested. Adequate raw water discharge
was sighted while the generator was running.
Installed on the deck with raised rubber engine mounts. All mounts appeared
secure.
All hoses and clamps appeared to be in good condition with no leaks sighted. The
raw water sea strainer for the generator appeared to be clean and free from debris
and obstructions. Belts on the generator had good tension and adequate deflection
when tested.
The generator was fresh and raw water cooled.

The oil level on the generator was adequate. The oil appeared to be in average
condition with no foreign substances sighted in the oil when checked.
Fuel supply lines leading to the generator were USCG approved A1 fuel lines.
The generator was properly grounded.
The compartment the generator was in was adequately vented.
Proper warning labels were sighted on the generator as recommended by ABYC.
Good condition.

LIGHTNING PROTECTION
Main grounding
conductor:

6 AWG copper strip wiring bonded from the back stay cable chain plate to the hull
bottom via the grounding plate was sighted for the lightning protection system. The
lightning protection wiring also bonded together with vessel at the mast and at the

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port and starboard standing rigging chainplates. This lightning protection system is
within the standards recommended by ABYC.

PROPULSION SYSTEM
MAIN ENGINE(S)
No./Type/Cylinders:

The port and starboard engines on board this vessel were two "Yanmar" four
cylinder, 75 horsepower diesel engines (model number 4JH4-TE).
Serial no(s):

Port engine: E11410, Starboard engine: E11411.
Engine(s) hours:

Hoses and clamps:
Cooling system(s):

Port engine: 1265.9 hours, Starboard engine: 1276.7 hours.
Hoses and clamps were properly clamped with no leaks sighted during the sea trial.
Belts had proper tension with adequate deflection on both engines.
Raw water / fresh water cooled.

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Oil level and condition:

Fuel supply lines:
Engine mounts and beds:
Engine ground cable:
Other notes:

Condition summary:

Oil level on both engines were adequate. The oil appeared to be in good condition
and appeared to be recently changed. No foreign substances were sighted in the
engine oil on both engines when checked.
Fuel supply lines leading to both engines were USCG approved A1 fuel lines. The
lines appeared to be in good condition.
Engine mounts appeared to be well secured to the support stringers.
Engines are properly grounded together with a proper size conductor cable.
• Both engine fuel lines had inline "Racor" brand fuel / water separator filter
canisters installed in each engine compartment. The fuel in each fuel / water
separator filter appeared to be in good condition.
• The port and starboard sea strainers were clear of debris and appeared
unobstructed.
• It is good practice when buying a used vessel that all fluids (engine and
transmission) be changed and the raw water cooling impellers also be changed.
• As stated in the Terms and Conditions agreement, It is understood that the
attending surveyor is not an engine/transmission surveyor. As such, I recommend
that all diesel engines and transmissions be inspected by a qualified engine
surveyor/mechanic to determine the internal condition of the engines,
transmission gears, and pumps, heat exchangers, coolers, etc.
Good condition.

EXHAUST SYSTEM
Discharge location(s):

Piping/Clamps:
Exhaust manifold:
Muffler(s):
Condition summary:

Wet exhaust locations for the vessel's engines and generator were via the port and
starboard aft quarters of the vessel (the generator's exhaust was through the port
side aft quarter).
All wet exhaust piping were double clamped where they could be seen as
recommended by ABYC. No leaks or water tracks were sighted.
No cracks or water tracks sighted. Appears to be in good condition as sighted.
In line mufflers were sighted on the vessel's engines and generator.
Good condition.

TRANSMISSION(S)

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Manufacturer/Model:

The two transmissions in the port and starboard outdrives were "Yanmar" brand
"SD50-4T" saildrive transmissions that were sighted aft of the vessel's engines. The
saildrives were designed as a constant mesh gear with a cone clutch configuration.
Serial no(s):

Gear ratio:
Fluid level and condition:

Condition summary:

Port transmission: T0144-07, starboard transmission: T0145-07.
2.32 / 2.32.

Fluid levels on both transmissions were at an adequate level. the gear oil appeared
to be in average condition. No foreign substances in either transmission were
sighted in the gear oil when checked.
Good condition.

STEERING SYSTEM
STEERING SYSTEM
Type:

The rudder steering system was via a manual hydraulic / 12 volt power assist
steering system. The hydraulic steering ram arm was sighted in the port side engine

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Lines and fittings:

Pressure/reservoir tank:
Mounting(s):
Condition summary:

compartment and turned two rudder posts connected with a welded stainless steel
tie bar for even rudder turning. The hydraulic power assist was supplied by a 12
volt "Raymarine" brand motor sighted to be mounted in the port side engine
compartment that aided with the autopilot. The steering system worked properly
during the sea trial.
Lines were made of flexible rubber with copper threaded fittings. The lines and
fittings appeared to be in good condition with no corrosion sighted. No leaks were
sighted in the hydraulic system where it could be seen.
The pressure / reservoir tank was unable to be sighted.
Mountings appeared to be secure and adequate where they could be sighted. No
loose fittings were sighted during the steering inspection.
Good condition.

TANKAGE
FUEL TANK(S)
No & Location:

Two fuel tanks were sighted (one each) behind the aft berths in the port and
starboard hulls, aft of the battery compartments. Both fuel tanks appeared to be
constructed of a marelon like plastic and appeared to be in good condition.
Both tanks were "Bonar" plastic tanks had both tanks had a total rated holding
Tank type & capacity:
capacity of 79.2 gallons.
Manufacturer' s label(s): The USCG required label was imprinted and sighted on both fuel tanks.
Fuel supply lines were USCG type A1 fuel lines. The fuel lines were in good
Fuel supply lines:
condition with no signs of cracks or excessive wear. NOTE: Most fuel hose
manufacturers now recommend fuel hoses be replaced every five years. This is
more important with the introduction of ethanol into gasoline as hoses can and do
deteriorate from the inside. The date of manufacture is imprinted on all USCG
approved fuel hoses. Consider replacing all flexible fuel hoses every five years as a
part of routine maintenance.
Fuel return lines were USCG Type A1 return lines. No cracks, soft spots or
Diesel return line(s):
splitting sighted.
Inline shut off valves were sighted at both fuel tanks. All shut off valves worked
Shut off valve(s):
properly when tested.
Vent lines for both fuel tanks were sighted at the fuel tanks and vented over the
Vent line/location:
port and starboard aft quarters of the vessel on the outboard sides near the gunnels.
Fuel fill lines were sighted at the port and starboard inboard sections of the port
Fill line(s) located:
and starboard transoms.
The fill pipes were made of stainless steel and were threaded and secure in place.
Fill pipe & condition:
Unable to be sighted on each fuel deck fill.
Fuel fill grounded:
Tanks were properly secure on a flat surface and secured into the deck with nylon
Tank(s) secured:
straps.
Inspection/cleaning access: Proper cleaning and inspection access could be made to the tanks.
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Tank(s) condition:
Other notes:

Good condition, no leaks sighted.
The fuel levels could be checked by visually inspecting the tanks or via a digital
fuel tank gauge sighted on the DC panel in the main salon.

FRESH WATER TANK(S)
No & locations of tanks:

A total of two marelon water tanks were sighted below the port and starboard decks
in both hulls (two mounted below the decks in each hull). These tanks appeared to
be the only tanks that were supplying potable water to the vessel.
Tank(s) type & capacity: No brand was sighted on the water tanks, the total capacity of the two water tanks
was 92 gallons.
The water tanks were secured with nylon straps and on a flat surface.
Tank(s) secured:
Inspection/cleaning access: Access to the tanks were easy to get to by removing large wooden deck plates.
All tanks appeared to be in good condition. The vessel's agent said the starboard aft
Tank(s) condition:
water tank was empty and the fill line was removed due to a crack in the underside
of that tank. That tank was empty at the time of survey.
Pressurized water was made available via two 12 volt "Shurflo" brand water
Water pump(s):
pressure pumps sighted under the port hull deck plate near the bilge and in a
forward locker near the watermaker. The water pumps were automatic pressure
pumps and both worked properly when tested.
A digital tank monitor system was sighted on the DC power panel in the main
Tank Monitor System:
salon.
Supply lines were made of reinforced flex plastic hose. No leaks were sighted.
Supply lines:
Pressurized shut off valves for the fresh water were sighted under the port and
Shut off valve(s):
starboard hull decks near the bilge pumps.
Fillings lines for the fresh water (also referred to as "potable water") was sighted in
Filling line(s) located:
deck fills amidships of the port and starboard hulls on the main deck. See hull
diagram.
A quick connect fresh water inlet connection was sighted at the starboard outboard
Shore fresh water inlet:
side of the transom. The quick connect appeared to be in good condition. it was not
tested as part of this survey. NOTE: Be sure that dockside water pressure is turned
off when the boat is unoccupied for any length of time. A leaking hose or other
water system malfunction could cause serious damage to the vessel or possibly sink
the vessel at its assigned slip.
Average condition.
Condition summary:
Findings:
Recommendations:
The starboard aft water tank was unusable due to a
Have a qualified marine technician further inspect this
crack under the tank as reported by the vessel's agent.
tank. Replace, repair or renew as necessary to make the
tank functional.

HOLDING TANK(S) - BLACK WATER

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Marine Sanitation Device:

Certification Type: MSD USCG Type III (Holding tank). The waste tank was
connected to the deck waste fitting for pump out.
One "Bonar" brand marelon type black water tank was sighted in the port side hull
No & Location of tanks:
aft of the head in a locker cabinet. The tank appeared to be in good condition with
no leaks sighted.
Tank(s) type & capacity: The tank was an upright plastic tank held in place with a nylon strap. The tank's
rated capacity was 21 gallons.
Inspection/cleaning access: Proper cleaning access could be made easily to this tank by opening the cabinet
door.
An inline "Y" valve was installed below the black water tank just below the port
Y valve(s) installed:
side deck plate. The valve was secured with a plastic zip tie and was not tested.
The tank and black water lines were above the vessel's waterline and a vented loop
Vented loop(s):
was sighted in the system.
The vessel's black water tank could be drained by simply opening the black water
Other notes:
tank valve and allowing gravity to empty out the tank though the discharge line and
out the seacock under the water line.
Good condition.
Condition summary:
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WATER HEATER
Tank location:

A stainless steel 120 volt AC marine hot water tank was sighted below the port side
aft berth deck forward of the starter battery box. The hot water tank was a "Quick"
brand "Nautic Boiler" series hot water tank / heater. The hot water tank had a rated
capacity of 11 gallons. The hot water tank appeared to be in good condition with no
signs of leaks or damage. The hot water tank / heater was functional when tested
and delivered hot water to all hot water locations on the vessel.
The hot water tank had a pressure relief valve sighted on the inboard side of the
Pressure relief valve(s):
tank.
The hot water tank had a manual drain fixture sighted on the inboard side of the
Drain fixture(s)/plug(s):
tank.
Hot water supply lines were made of flexible synthetic hot water hoses.
Supply lines:
Hot water could be supplied to the hot water tank via the heat exchanger from the
Heat exchanger hoses:
port engine. The heat exchanger hoses appeared to be in good condition where
sighted. No cracks or leaks were sighted.
The hot water tank was secured to the compartment by two stainless steel straps
Tank(s) secured:
held in place with a bottom mount. The tank was secure in its place when tested.
Inspection/cleaning access: Inspection and cleaning access could be made by lifting the aft berthing deck plate
away to expose the hot water tank.
Yes, the water tank / heater is a marine type and ignition protected.
Ignition protected:
Good condition.
Condition summary:

LPG (PROPANE) TANK(S)

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No & location of tanks:

Tank type & OPD:
Regulator(s):
Pressure gauge(s):

Shut off valve(s):

Warning label(s):
Condition summary:

Two LPG tanks were sighted in a designated locker on the port side of the aft deck.
The LPG tanks powered the port side aft deck grill and the galley propane stove
and oven. The LPG tanks appeared to be in good condition with no corrosion or
damage sighted on them. The LPG locker was properly ventilated, had a rubber
seal at the top of the LPG locker, and the locker could be closed and secured to
properly hold the two LPG tanks in place as recommended by ABYC A-1.
Aluminum alloy.
The regulator was an appropriate LPG regulator.
Pressure gauge was installed and holds pressure when main gas valve was turned
off indicating no leaks in the system. NOTE: Always retest for leaks when
removing or refilling LPG tank.
LPG shut off valves were sighted at the tank tops. In addition a 12 volt LPG
electrical solenoid shut off valve switch was available in the LPG locker and was
wired into the DC panel in the main salon. The solenoid shut off valve was
functional when tested.
Proper LPG gas warning labels were sighted under the LPG locker tank lid and on
the LPG canisters.
Good condition.

WATER MAKING SYSTEM
Type:

The water making system on board this vessel was a 12 volt "Spectra" brand
watermaker. The watermaker was sighted in the middle forward locker space under
the fore deck just forward of the main salon. The watermaker was rated at 14 GPH.
The unit powered up but could not be thoroughly tested due to the unit being
"pickled" according to the vessel's agent.
Inspection/cleaning access: Access could be made to the watermaker via an escape hatch the lead to the locker.
Plastic, clear flexible water supply lines were attached to the water maker. No
Water supply lines:
evidence of leaks were sighted on the watermaker or attaching lines.
Average condition.
Condition summary:
Findings:
Recommendations:
The water making system was "pickled" and could not Have a qualified marine technician thoroughly go over
be thoroughly tested.
the water making system to insure the entire system is
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working properly with no leaks. Due to the high water
pressure the watermaker produces, it is important to be
sure this system is working properly and water supply
lines are holding securely before getting underway.

SAFETY EQUIPMENT
U.S.C.G. REQUIRED
Navigation lights:
Life Jackets(PFD's):

Throwable type PFD's:
Visual Distress Signals:

Sound devices:
USCG placards:
Engine ventilation:

All USCG required navigation lights were working properly on this vessel.

The following USCG approved life jackets were sighted on board: Five type II
PFD's and four type III PFD's.
A total of four USCG approved type IV PFD's were sighted on board this vessel.

A total of four USCG approved "Orion" brand signal flares were sighted on board
this vessel. The signal flares appeared to be in good condition and were current.
The expiration date on all of the flares was December, 2012. NOTE: All visual
distress signals have a printed expiration date three years from date of
manufacture. It is recommended that expired signals be retained for backup. You
must have at least three aerial or three red hand held signals that are current.
A push button air horn was sighted aboard the vessel.
Proper USCG discharge of oil and MARPOL garbage placards were sighted and
posted on board this vessel.
Proper natural ventilation in both engine compartments were sighted on this vessel.

A copy of the USCG Navigation Rules was sighted on board this vessel.
Inland Navigation Rule
Book:
Waste Management Plan: A written waste management plan was not sighted on board this vessel.
Findings:
Recommendations:
No written waste management plan was sighted on
Vessels over 39'4" (12 meters) or longer with a galley
board this vessel.
and berthing that are ocean going (more than three miles
beyond the boundary line) require a written waste
management plan describing the procedures for
collecting, processing, storing, and discharging garbage
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and designate a person who is in charge of carrying out
this plan. This is USCG required. See CFR 33 151.57
for more information.

FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
Dry Chemical Size II:

A total of six fire extinguishers were sighted on board this vessel. All six of the fire
extinguishers were "Kiddie" brand USCG approved type ABC fire extinguishers.
All fire extinguishers were properly charged when inspected.
Findings:
Recommendations:
None of the fire extinguishers sighted on board had tags ABYC A-4 and NFPA 302 recommends that fire
on them showing records of last inspection.
protection systems be inspected and reweighed at one
year intervals and tagged accordingly. Recommend
compliance to insure the fire extinguishers will be
working properly in case of a fire.

BILGE PUMPS
ELECTRIC PUMPS:

There were a total of six bilge pumps sighted on board this vessel. Four of the bilge
pumps were sighted amidships in the port and starboard hulls of the vessel near the
ladders to the bridge deck (under the hull deck plates). The other two bilge pumps
were manual bilge pumps that were sighted behind the lounge seating in the aft
cockpit. The four electric bilge pumps sighted in the port and starboard hulls (two
in each hull) were 12 volt "Rule" brand bilge pumps with built in float switches.
Two were below in the lower bilges on the port and starboard sides of the hulls.
These bilge pumps operated automatically when rising water activated the float
switches. The other two electric bilge pumps were approximately ten inches higher
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SHOWER & SUMP
PUMP(S):
Bilge Pump Comments:

and were high water alarm bilge pumps with built in float switches that sounded an
alarm and could only be operated manually. All of these bilge pumps powered up
properly when tested. The rated dewatering capacity for each electric bilge pump
was 1100 GPH. The two manual bilge pumps in the aft deck appeared to be
working properly with a steel handle, however no water was present in the bilges to
dewater with these pumps.
Head grey water drain pumps were made with two 12 volt "Whaler" brand pumps.
These pumps were sighted near the electric bilge pump areas on the port and
starboard sides of the hulls. Both Whaler pumps powered up when tested.
Bilge pumps are high maintenance items. Bilge pumps are only the initial part of a
de-watering system, which may include a strum-box, check valves or occasionally
anti-siphon loops and valves, piping, a seacock if the exit is below waterline and a
thru-hull tailpiece. This entire system must be understood and maintained. Bilge
pumps may fail at any time. No warranty as to longevity can be expressed or
implied at survey. Tapered wooden plugs tied to seacocks are an inexpensive safety
item and highly recommended under current ABYC standards. Keeping bilges
clean and free of debris is a vital part of insuring proper operation. It is also
recommended that bilge pumps be periodically tested by filling the immediate bilge
area with water, to ensure the pump and float switch are operating as designed.

GROUND TACKLE
Primary anchor:

Secondary anchor:

Spare anchor(s):

The primary anchor on this vessel was a "Fortress" brand "FX-37" model
aluminum Danforth style anchor. The anchor was rated to weigh 21 pounds. The
anchor was attached to 135 feet of 7/16 diameter galvanized steel chain. The chain
was attached to 162 feet of 3/4 inch diameter double braid nylon line. The ground
tackle line was made off to a stainless steel eye in the anchor locker. The entire
primary ground tackle system was in good condition with no damage or fraying
were sighted on the lines.
The secondary ground tackle system was sighted in the port forward side locker at
the bow of the vessel. The anchor was a "Fortress" brand "FX-23" aluminum
Danforth style anchor. The anchor was rated to weigh 15 pounds. The anchor was
attached to 33 feet of 7/16 diameter galvanized steel chain. The chain was
connected to 150 feet of brand new double braid nylon line. The secondary ground
tackle system appeared to be in good condition with no signs of damage or fraying
sighted on the ground tackle lines.
A third spare unmarked "plow type" steel anchor was sighted mounted to a
bulkhead in the fore part of the middle locker near the bow where the water maker
was installed. The anchor appeared to be in good condition with no damage or
corrosion sighted. It was unknown what the weight of the anchor was.

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Findings:

Recommendations:
It is a good practice of seamanship that stainless steel
wire be tied into the shackle and shackle pin to prevent
the pin from backing out of the shackle while the anchor
is deployed. Plastic zip ties wear and part easily.

Stainless steel wire was not moused to the shackles on
the primary ground tackle.

AUXILIARY SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Smoke detector(s):
Carbon monoxide
detectors:

One nine volt battery powered "Kiddie" brand smoke alarm / CO2 detector was
sighted in the port side aft berth. The unit was functional when tested.
NOTE: During the burning of any of fuels, Carbon Monoxide ( CO ) gas may be
created due to incomplete combustion from propulsion systems, cabin heater or
stove as well as nearby boats running generators. Adequate ventilation must be
provided at all times while burning any of these fuels, but CO may also be drawn
into the cabin through ventilation systems. This is especially true of boats running
air conditioning. CO is a silent menace and kills without warning, Regular testing
of installed CO detectors in any occupied spaces below decks is highly
recommended.

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Life Raft(s):

EPIRB:

A "Plastimo" brand class five, six person SOLAS style inflatable life raft was
sighted mounted into a recess in the aft section of the bridgedeck forward of the
dinghy davits. The vessel's assistant had paperwork to show that the life raft had
just been serviced on January 30, 2011. The life raft was serviced at "Marine
Safety Equipment Sales and Service" in North Miami, Florida. The next service for
the life raft will be due in March, 2014. The serial number on the life raft was
"16231F1188."
An "ACR" brand "Global Fix" series category II EPIRB was sighted on board the
vessel. The EPIRB was registered to the vessel (registration number
2DCC3FCC17GGBFX). The current registration for the EPIRB expires on March
20, 2013. The EPIRB powered up when tested.

AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT & ACCESSORIES
Cockpit table:
Dinghy Davits:

Rail mounted grill:

Wash down:

A teak cockpit table attached to a dual pedestal in the aft deck section near the
cockpit. The table was in good condition with no damage sighted.
A set of stainless steel "St. Croix" brand lifting dinghy davits was sighted mounted
on the aft bridgedeck. The dinghy davits were three and a half inches in diameter.
The attaching lines to the dinghy davits were made of 5/16 diameter, double braid
nylon line. The davits appeared to be secure with no signs of damage on the davits
or attaching lines.
A stainless steel "Magna" brand LPG grill was sighted mounted on the port aft
quarter stanchion rail near the transom . The grill powered up properly when tested
the LPG system.
A raw water wash down system was sighted in the middle storage locker near the
bow where the watermaker was located. The raw water pump was powered by a 12
volt "Shurflo" water pressure pump. The system worked properly when tested.

DINGHY / TENDER

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Manufacturer/Model:

A 2009 model "AB" brand rigid hull inflatable dinghy was sighted on the dinghy
davits of this vessel. The bottom of the hull on the dinghy was constructed of
fiberglass. The surrounding pontoons were chambered inflatable pontoons made of
a PVC material. The dinghy had one seated plank and two aluminum oars for
rowing. The dinghy also had various handles and stainless steel eye hardware for
hanging the dinghy. Oar mounts were sighted on the port and starboard top sides of
the dinghy for one man rowing. The capacity plate was sighted in the inside of the
dinghy's transom. No outboard motor was attached to the dinghy or sighted
elsewhere on the vessel. The dinghy appeared to be in average condition with no
significant damage sighted on the dinghy.
Hull ID number
verification:

Length:
Beam:
Condition:

XMO42033C709.
9'6"
5'7"
Average condition.

SEA TRIAL
SEA TRIAL DETAILS

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Date & Time:

Attendees:

Vessel operated by:
Other comments:

The sea trail for this vessel was conducted on July 29, 2011 from 12:56 pm to 1:57
pm. The vessel was operated from the Fort George Island Marina along the St.
Johns river approximately one nautical mile east then back west to the St. Johns
Boat Company for the haul out.
On board the vessel at the time of sea trial was Captain John Banister (the Marine
Surveyor), Mr. Stuart Hopewell (the prospective buyer), Simon Davie (the vessel's
agent), Tessa Davie (Mr. Davie's wife), and Graham Holt (Yacht Broker for Florida
International Yacht Brokers, Inc.).
The vessel was operated by Simon Davie and Tessa Davie during the sea trial.
The weather conditions at the time of the sea trial was sunny, warm, and dry with
partly cloudy skies. Wind speed was between 2 - 7 knots at the time of the sea trial.

SEA TRIAL OBSERVATIONS
Start test:
Engine alarms:
Cranking:
Exhaust smoke:
Instruments:

Both engines started properly and had adequate raw water discharge shortly after
starting.
Both engine alarms were fully functional with ignition key on before starting
engines.
The engines started without excessive cranking.
The port and starboard engine exhaust smoke was minimal and appeared normal
throughout the sea trial.
The engine instruments all operated and within normal operating limits at idle and
maximum throttle (also referred to as wide open throttle or "WOT").

Max Throttle:

Steering:

Transmissions:

Manufacturer' s recommended maximum RPM is 3200 at WOT. Both the port and
starboard engines reached 3000 RPM and a speed of 7.3 knots sustained while at
WOT. No hesitation in the engines or leaks were sighted while the engines were
operating at this speed.
Steering was conducted while both engines were engaged forward and the rudders
were turned hard over on the port and starboard sides. The vessel turned on a
radius on each side of approximately 45 feet. No leaks were sighted in the
hydraulic steering system during these maneuvers.
Both saildrive transmissions were operating properly during the sea trial. No signs

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Backdown:

of leaking or unusual knocking or vibrations were noticed.
The back down test was satisfactory. Engine mounts were secure and no unusual
movement of the port and starboard engines were sighted.

Sails and rigging:

All sails and rigging performed normally during the sea trail. Track cars for the
main sail ran up the track smoothly as the mainsail was hauled up. The roller
furling unfurled properly as the jib was let out. The running rigging ran smoothly
around the cam cleats and electric winches. Standing rigging held its tension
around the vessel during the sea trial with no excess tension or slack in the rigging.
The mast appeared straight with no excess bending while the sails were under load.
Engine shut down:
Other Observations:

Engines were shut down properly with no hesitations or knocking in the engines.
Temperature readings of the engines and transmissions were taken with an infrared
laser sighted temperature gauge near the end of the sea trial. The following
readings were taken in degrees fahrenheit: Starboard Engine: Engine block, 140.6
degrees, starboard exhaust manifold, 140.1 degrees, starboard transmission case,
122.0 degrees, starboard engine exhaust riser, 101.1 degrees. Port Engine: Engine
block, 147.3 degrees, port exhaust manifold, 141.1 degrees, port transmission case,
122.4 degrees, port engine exhaust riser, 106.7 degrees. All temperatures were
within normal ranges for these systems. No signs of overheating or excess pressure
was sighted on the engines, exhaust hoses or the transmissions. Generator
temperature readings were as follows: Engine block, 137.4 degrees, exhaust
manifold, 151.2 degrees, generator exhaust riser, 105.2 degrees. Generator
temperature readings were within normal operating temperature ranges.

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INSPECTION RECOMMENDATIONS SUMMARY
PRIORITY I - SAFETY & REGULATORY RECOMMENDATIONS:
(MAY BE MANDATORY)
The items listed are required by state laws or federal laws and U.S.C.G. regulations or are considered by the
attending surveyor to represent unsafe operating conditions. Recommend these items be corrected before next use
of vessel.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT
U.S.C.G. REQUIRED
Findings:
No written waste management plan was sighted on board this vessel.
Recommendations:
Vessels over 39'4" (12 meters) or longer with a galley and berthing that are ocean going (more than three
miles beyond the boundary line) require a written waste management plan describing the procedures for
collecting, processing, storing, and discharging garbage and designate a person who is in charge of carrying
out this plan. This is USCG required. See CFR 33 151.57 for more information.

PRIORITY II - MAINTENANCE & STANDARDS RELATED RECOMMENDATIONS:
(NOT NORMALLY MANDATORY)
These are important maintenance items sighted which in this firm's opinion should be performed. They may also
include recommendations to conform to current ABYC and NFPA-302 voluntary standards which may not have
been in effect or may not have been adhered to by the builder when the vessel was constructed. Some of these, if
not addressed, could lead to a Priority I safety issue and/or may result in a reduced vessel market value.
EXTERIOR HULL & BOTTOM INSPECTION
ANODES
Findings:
All anodes on this vessel were more than 50% worn and in need of replacing.
Recommendations:
Have a qualified marine technician replace all worn anodes on this vessel.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
D.C. ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
Findings:
House batteries did not have any non-conductive material on the battery posts on the positive or negative
terminals.
Recommendations:
Have a qualified marine technician install non-conductive material over the battery terminals at their
connections to prevent accidental arching of the terminals as recommended by ABYC E-10 and E-11.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT
FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
Findings:
None of the fire extinguishers sighted on board had tags on them showing records of last inspection.
Recommendations:
ABYC A-4 and NFPA 302 recommends that fire protection systems be inspected and reweighed at one year
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intervals and tagged accordingly. Recommend compliance to insure the fire extinguishers will be working
properly in case of a fire.

OTHER OBSERVATIONS:
These are other less significant maintenance items or observations that if not addressed, could lead to more
important priority issues and/or could lead to a reduced vessel market value. The cost of addressing these
recommendations is generally minimal.
INTERIOR HULL & STRUCTURAL INSPECTION
ALL THRU HULL FITTINGS
Findings:
Some seacocks (although operational) were difficult to turn.
Recommendations:
Have a qualified marine technician further inspect these seacocks for smooth operation. Repair, replace or
renew as necessary. NOTE: All seacocks aboard a vessel should be in the closed position when the vessel is
unattended. Seacock valves can and will corrode if left unattended. It is a good practice to turn these
seacock valves regularly to insure the valves are working properly.
TOP DECK & SUPERSTRUCTURE
MAIN DECK & FITTINGS
Findings:
Some mild corrosion was sighted on the folding pad eyes on the interior of the port and starboard sides of
the hull.
Recommendations:
Have a qualified marine technician further investigate the corrosion sighted on the folding pad eyes and
possible fasteners to determine the integrity of the pad eyes. Replace, repair or renew as necessary.
SAILS INVENTORY
SAILS COMMENTS
Sail inspection note:
Recommend all sails be fully inspected by a qualified sail maker to further determine sail stretch and
remaining life left in the sails.
TANKAGE
FRESH WATER TANK(S)
Findings:
The starboard aft water tank was unusable due to a crack under the tank as reported by the vessel's agent.
Recommendations:
Have a qualified marine technician further inspect this tank. Replace, repair or renew as necessary to make
the tank functional.
WATER MAKING SYSTEM
Findings:
The water making system was "pickled" and could not be thoroughly tested.
Recommendations:
Have a qualified marine technician thoroughly go over the water making system to insure the entire system
is working properly with no leaks. Due to the high water pressure the watermaker produces, it is important
to be sure this system is working properly and water supply lines are holding securely before getting
underway.
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SAFETY EQUIPMENT
GROUND TACKLE
Findings:
Stainless steel wire was not moused to the shackles on the primary ground tackle.
Recommendations:
It is a good practice of seamanship that stainless steel wire be tied into the shackle and shackle pin to
prevent the pin from backing out of the shackle while the anchor is deployed. Plastic zip ties wear and part
easily.

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CONDITION & VALUE REPORT SUMMARY

DECLARATION:
Rating of vessel condition was determined upon completion and review of all reported survey information including
recommendations and comparing vessel to the same or similar age models. Possible vessel condition ratings are as
follows:

EXCELLENT

- Essentially as new or bristol in appearance.

ABOVE AVERAGE

- Has had above average care with no obvious defects or limitations.

AVERAGE

- Ready for sale but needs some maintenance or repairs, updates or cleaning.

BELOW AVERAGE - Needs significant maintenance, repair or service.

Estimated fair market value was determined by cross referencing data from Soldboats.com, BUC, NADA,
Yachtworld.com, and other brokerage listings or local dealers. Adjustments are then made for condition or
equipment as necessary. The fair market value is for the vessel in its current condition prior to any repairs or
maintenance.
Estimated replacement cost was determined using information obtained from BUC, ABOS or local dealer prices
using the same or similar make and model with similar equipment options.

RATING OF VESSEL CONDITION.............ABOVE AVERAGE

ESTIMATED FAIR MARKET VALUE........$441,487.00

ESTIMATED REPLACEMENT COST.........$617,500.00

INTENDED USE OF VESSEL.........................RECREATION (COASTAL CRUISING)

SUITABILITY FOR INTENDED SERVICE: Vessel IS considered fit for its intended use
and upon correction of all listed Priority I recommendations.

NOTE: All "Priority II" and "Other Recommendations" should be thoroughly reviewed to bring vessel up to current
standards and or improve the value of the vessel.

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APPRAISAL VALUE CERTIFICATION

CLOSING STATEMENT & SIGNATURE:

SUMMARY:
In accordance with the request for a marine survey of the vessel “Last Chance,” for the purpose of
evaluating its present condition and estimating its fair market value and replacement cost on the date of the
survey. I herewith submit my assessment based on the preceding report. The vessel was personally
inspected by me (the undersigned) on July 29, 2011. Subject to the correction of the deficiencies listed in
the red and green summary page, the vessel will be considered to be suitable for its intended use. Other
deficiencies listed in the blue findings should be attended to in a timely fashion.

SURVEYOR’S CERTIFICATION
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief:
The statements contained in this report are true and correct.
The reported analysis, opinions, and conclusions are limited only by the reported findings, but may also
extend to the statements of the owner, captain, or representative of the vessel. My report may also be
limited based upon the conditions that the survey may bring. My findings and conclusions are from my
best efforts from professional analysis, opinions, and conclusions which are based upon my experience and
training.
I have no present or prospective interest in the vessel that is the subject of this report, and I have no
personal interest or bias to the parties involved.
My compensation is not contingent upon the reporting of a predetermined value from any party, nor the
direction in value or direction in a value assessment that favors the cause of the client. My compensation is
not contingent upon the amount of the value estimate, the attainment of a desired result, or the occurrence
of a subsequent event.
I have made a personal inspection of the vessel that is the subject of this report.
This appraisal is submitted in confidence for the exclusive use of Mr. Stuart Hopewell without prejudice to
the rights and / or interests of any other concerned parties and may not be used for any other purpose or
relied upon by any other person.

ATTENDING SURVEYOR __________________________________
Capt. John Banister, SA, Marine Surveyor

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