Hamble River Hampshire UK
Songbird is a well-loved yacht, which has undergone many upgrades since its purchase 3 years ago including new suit of sails, upholstery in the main cabin, new bulk head lining, twin burner hob, MSCI radio, Fixed Garmen Chart Plotter, LED lighting, additional domestic battery, relay switch and solar panel.
The Yamaha 9.9hp “high thrust” engine has received a full service each year together with the twin axle Hayling island trailer also receiving an annual service.
Aft cockpit water ballasted trailer-sailer with lifting keel.
Open plan 4/6 berth layout with separate head and galley. Designed and built by Hunter Marine Corporation in 1998.
|Vessel type:||Trailer Sailer - Lifting Keel and water ballast|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yamaha 9.9 hp High Thrust (outboard)|
|Fuel type:||Petrol (Gas)|
|Length over all:||7.8m|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Hull colour:||White & Blue|
|Keel type:||Lifting Keel|
|Displacement:||1 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||12 Litres|
|Water capacity:||50 Litres|
Yamaha 9.9HP four stroke electric start transom mounted outboard motor. Serviced each year.
White GRP hull with blue antifoul, White GRP deck and self-draining cockpit with moulded in non-skid pattern. Internal GRP mouldings. Teak veneered joinery below. GRP lifting keel with short bilge plate. Water ballast tank in hull. GRP lifting rudder. Tiller steering. Tiger blue antifoul 2019 fresh application. Displacement: 1340 kilogram
Six berths in open plan layout. 5'8" headroom. Brand New CJ Marine fabric upholstery in main cabin / berths.
Vee berth fwd. U shaped dinette with lowering table in saloon area. Separate head to port with GRP wash basin, manual fresh water pump
Jabsco manually operated sea discharge type WC (serviced 2019).
Large double berth aft with escape / ventilation hatch to cockpit.
Steps up to self-draining cockpit with large stowage locker to port and stowage locker to Starboard.
12 volt system – twin relay connected batteries 1 x engine & 1 x 110amp domestic, charged by outboard motor and solar panel. 12v led lighting below and at foot height in cockpit. 12v Remote controlled saloon LED mood lighting. Bow and masthead lights.
On board music system, Fusion radio complete with Bluetooth / USB / iPod feed. 2 zone speaker control; 2 independently controlled speakers in cockpit & 2 Speakers in Cabin.
Conveniently located USB and 12v cigarette socket and volt meter display. 2 x additional 12v cigarette sockets located in cabin.
13-amp RCD protected double socket and shore power and cable. Additional “Smart” mains 12v battery charger
Master isolating / 3-way switch
GRP deck and companionway hatches. Acrylic and teak wash boards. 4 x alloy mooring cleats. S/steel anchor roller fitting, pulpit, stanchions,
stanchion bases, mast lowering supports, sternguard with teak slatted quarter seats, outboard stowage bracket, two gates and mast support. Fold down swim ladder. Cockpit cushions. Boat hook. Horseshoe and storage bracket. Auxiliary engine bracket.
Manual and electric bilge pumps. Danforth pattern anchor with chain and warp.
Four wheel overrun braked galvanised trailer by Hayling Trailers. Winch. Fresh water washed and serviced each year.
The Legend 260 is a handy trailer sailer with a surprisingly large interior and cockpit. The water ballast system makes it light enough to be easily trailed and the mast is easily lowered.
“Songbird” is currently lying on the Hamble river and can be viewed by appointment. Potential for current 2019 mooring to be transferred.
Slab reefing mainsail
New Jeckells furling Jib and New Jeckells Mainsail fitted late 2016
SPARS & RIGGING
By Charleston Spars. Deck stepped silver anodised single spreader mast and slab reefing boom. Mast lowering gear. Original 1 x 19 s/steel wire
standing rigging. New Selden Furlex headsail furling system late 2013. Terylene running rigging and lifting tackles for keel and rudder. Complete
new set of braid halyards fitted late 2016.
2 x Lewmar 6 sheet / halyard winches on coachroof. Barton winch self-tailing conversion fitted.
Removable helmsman's compass.
Garmin Chart Plotter
Clipper Duet Log and depth display and sensors
Standard Horizon GX1700E Explorer VHF Radio with GPS - fixed VHF DSC radio with a built in GPS receiver.