Amazing List

Here is a list, area by area, of the extra equipment we have added to Bluesipp.
I am quite surprised by how much there seems to be !
Even if Bluesipp does not quite suit you, this list could be a helpful reminder of the sort of things you might need to add to a new boat. And it is by no mean exhaustive !!

Aft Cabin

Bookshelf  -  full width 128cm x 23 cm
Battery box to hold 4x6 volt traction batteries, internal dimensions 55x40x29 cm
4x6v 225Ah Trojan Traction Batteries wired as 2x12v   (450Ah at 12volt)
Walker Knotmaster lll A   ( towed log)
Mosquito netting for hatches
Icom HF Automatic Aerial Tuner AT-130
Radio Works T4 line isolator (for HF radio)
2x Dynaplate bronze grounding plates (for HF radio)
Autohelm ST 6000 (Linear drive) + spare gear set.
2x Hella fans
Lee cloths
30metres 10mm anchor chain
Aquair 100   Wind and Water generator ( with spare coarse pitch water turbine ..... and spare wind turbine blades)
Adverc smart regulator (for bankA batteries)
Xantrex 20A charger

Bed linen etc

Upholstery and curtains have been renewed.

Engine Room

Adverc smart regulator (for bank B batteries)
Switching system for Adverc battery monitoring controller
Improved lighting
Aditional engine driven alternator.  (Prestolite 90Amp)

Navigation Area

Second 12v control panel  (for B bank batteries)
MF/HF Marine Transceiver    ICOM  IC-M710  (including HAM frequencies)
SCS PTC-llpro   Pactor controller   (global email for example)
Raytheon R10XX Raster Scan Radar  (in need of replacement or new magnetron)
TrippLite Inverter 125 Watt
Hella fan
Comar CSB200 Class B AIS Transponder   ( Receive and Transmit)
Navigators Yeoman paper chart plotter (linked to GPS and Radar)
Navtex Pro Plus (NASA Marine)
VHF Handheld. ICOM IC-M72  (Submersible)
Heller chart table lamp (red)
Pencil/Divider rack
Binoculars mounting box
Maglite torch mounting
Fire extinguisher
Mini Compass (Offshore Instruments)
Personal Compass (Autohelm)
Internal nav table Laptop / MiniComputer mount. (Wired for connection to GPS, Pactor, AIS)

Main Cabin

Leecloths for both berths
Hella fan (starboard)
Bookshelf   (80cm long   18.5 cm deep)
Target  Communications Receiver
Sony CD player. Mounted speakers
Traditional barograph
Stowage netting behind seat backs
Mosquito netting for companionway.
Emergency vhf antenna.
More than 150 Litres airtight stowage (in 11 containers)
FLSonar transducer (new 2014)
Drum-Sextant   (Freiberger)   -  with complete set of Tables

Upholstery and curtains have been renewed.


Salt water pump
Gas sniffer and alarm
Hella fan
Electric bilge pump

Crockery cutlery pots and pans etc


Water maker.  ECHO Tec 200 DML 12volt Reverse osmosis system.
Carbon filter on cold water feed
230v vacuum cleaner
Blake bronze sea cock

Fore Cabin

Hella fan
Lee cloth to port berth

Genoa (North)
Genoa (Hood)

Storm jib (Elvstrom)

Sun awning
Fire extinguisher
Mosquito screen
Watermaker pressure vessel

(Also comprehensive range of tools and spares)


(Teak decking replaced in Thailand 2008 (No plugged screws!))
Winter cover


Double bow roller
45lb CQR (newly galvanised)
60 metres 10mm chain (newly galvanised)
Chain snubber  (Heavy duty bronze - chrome plated)
Lewmar V2 1000Watt Windlass (Stainless steel with gypsy and drum) - (Control also from cockpit)
Furlex furling gear
Avon RAB 2.81 inflatable dinghy
Anchorage for dinghy gripes

(Fully battened main and working jib in basic specification)

Mast and boom

2 Genoa poles (one telescopic) stowed on mast. Quick deployment system
Radar scanner - Raytheon
Mast steps
Inner forestay  wheel tensioner
Main boom foreguy system
Firdell radar reflector
(Wiring, mounting and control for Munro Sea-Me installed. Replacement masthead unit needed)
Main coat system with lazy jacks.
Winch handle pocket
(Tri light is now LED)

Side decks and cabin top

Drums for extra diesel stowage (4x20litres)
Gates in guard rail, port and starboard
Mount for boarding/swimming ladder (Port side only)
Life raft - 4 person BFA
Kedge/Second bower anchor  20kg Bruce
Sun awning with rain catching system

After deck

Insulated backstay
15kg Bruce in quick release stern anchor mounting.
Stainless steel "pushpit" enclosing stern deck forward to guardrail gates.
Removable boarding/swimming ladder (in addition to HR stern mounted ladder)
Hydrovane windvane steering gear.
Yamaha Enduro 8hp outboard motor
Warps, fenders.
MOB LifeSling


Fitted seat covers (removable)
Sun shade
Companionway storm boards
Stainless steel safety grab rail around windscreen . (Incorporates boom "horse")
Harness fixing strong point
Winch handle pocket
Fire extinguisher
Vacuum pump for engine sump bilges etc
Warps, cordage and lanyards.
Chain and multiplait rode for stern anchor

Echo Pilot forward looking sonar
Main vhf, ICOM M603. DSC, coupled to gps. Waterproof.
Autohelm/Raymarine instrumention. Autopilot, Wind, Depth, Log. (Repeater at nav table).
Garmin GPSmap 421S

New leather wheel cover (replacement)
New spray hood  (replacement)

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