Super Seal 26 fixed fin keel cruiser/racer
Designed by Ron Holland, built by John Baker 1980
Well found and ready for action in Liverpool GB.
Very successful fast cruiser designed by Ron Holland in the mid-seventies. Well built with useful accommodation and a quoted 5ft 8in headroom despite a low profile and a slippery shape. Although Ron Holland's reputation was that of a racing designer, the Seal 26 design was not constrained by any racing considerations, although fast. She is aimed at the family cruiser man or woman who wants performance and impeccable manners.Hull: Fibre-reinforced plastic with Lloyds approved materials, machine sprayed with additional hand-laid woven rovings for strength. The FRP deck is a lightweight balsa-cored sandwich, stiffened, bonded and bolted to the hull through an alloy toerail. All deck fittings were bolted into wood or backed by alloy plates.A ton of internal ballast is bonded into the hull which is the fixed keel variation of the Super Seal. A protective epoxy coat was applied in in 2002, followed by an epoxy antifouling copper coat in 2009. The hull is fitted with an external anode and cleaned by scrubbing with a special brush to reach all underwater areas including the dagger keel.
Rig: Z-Spars aluminium mast 2008, boom and genoa furling mechanism. Spinnaker pole. Standing rigging is 6mm Dyform stainless steel wire. Genoa sheet tracks are adjustable from the cockpit. The main sheet has high and low tension adjustment from a cockpit main sheet traveller. The sheet winches are two Lewmar 40 two-speed genoa sheet winches with two self-tailing Antal 16-2 winches mounted on the coachroof for halyards, main reefing and spinnaker sheets and halyard stowage bags.
Sails: Goacher laminated mainsail and 135 per cent Goacher genoa, both new in 2010, with mainsail cover and sock for the furling Genoa. Slab reefing on main and jib roller furling. Two spinnakers with a spinnaker pole, bow launch bag and cockpit recovery bag. Storm jib and emergency forestay. There are also a 2005 Sobstad mainsail and Genoa in poor condition and a suit of non-laminate sails including a main and three genoas.
Deck gear: Tiller steering with TP100 tiller pilot. 7.5kg folding anchor with 7m of 5mm chain and 40m of half-inch warp, mooring warps and fenders, stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and lifelines. Spray hood.
Navigation equipment: Fixed Nasa DSC VHF radio with external speaker, hand-held Garmin GPS72H global positioning unit, a second Garmin GPS 12 GPS unit, and a third Garmin GPS72H requiring ship's power. The GPS 72H can be connected to both the ships power system and send its position to the fixed Nasa DSC radio. Two hand-held VHF radios: ICOM IC-M23 and ICOM IC-M3EURO. Nasa Clipper wind speed and direction indicator. Nasa Clipper speed log and depth sounder. Barometer.
Safety gear: Manual bilge pump operated from cockpit. SEAGO ISO 9650-1 six-person valise life raft, fully serviced in June 2016. McMurdo Fastfind EPIRB with battery out of date. Horseshoe life belt, danbuoy, life sling, jackstays and cockpit clip points with four 150N lifejackets. Two 13A 55B and 1x5A 34B dry powder fire extinguishers, automatic 2kg extinguisher in engine housing with galley fire blanket. Echomax radar reflector and day shapes for indicating at mast head status of vessel during daylight. VHF aerial and navigation lights.
Domestic: Tinted Perspex windows in a saloon fitted with teak woodwork and teak-faced marine ply panels. Origo 3000 twin-burner gimballed spirit cooker, stainless steel sink, Portapotti and hand basin in head compartment. Fifteen-gallon cold water tank with both electric and foot pumps for the galley sink and a foot pump for the heads handbasin. Steps into saloon cover engine access. Table is rigged athwart on starboard side to serve as chart table or rigged amidships for use in harbour when liferaft not in position.
1985623 England VAT Reg: GB 458 0236 50
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