|Length overall||15.62m / 51.25′|
|Waterline||12.92m / 42.39′|
|Beam||4.49m / 14.73′|
|Draft||2.70m / 8.9′|
|Service power||524 Ah, 24V|
Navigation & Electrical Equipment
Eira is equipped with an extensive navigation system:
- GPS Magnavox MX 100
- Radar with chart plotter Simrad CA40
- SSB Radio
- Autopilot Autohelm 8001
- Inmarsat Satphone
Eira has been fitted with a MT Fresh Water water-maker which produces 2300 litres per day. Eira has a diesel generator that produces 6.0kW.
“Eira” has a Nautor mast with two spreaders. She has a cutter stay, baby stay and a rod. The backstay, the kicker and the baby stay are hydraulic. She has double spinnaker booms and a jockey pole. On the deck there are 15 winches of different sizes for varying conditions.
By the companionway there is a large cockpit and behind the bridge deck there is an additional steering cockpit. All of the instruments have relays at the helm and a further two by the companionway. This layout provides two separate areas, which work in favour of the guests in both racing and cruising.
Full batten main (2011). No. 1 Dacron Genoa, No.2 Dacron (2011) and No.3 Dacron. Yankee Dacron, Dacron storm stay sail. Spinnaker: 0.75 oz cruising spinnaker and 2.1oz spinnaker (2011) and a APC assymetric power chute (2011).
- 2 horseshoe lifebuoys, lights plus drogues with covers
- 1 Danbuoy
- Webbing deck lifelines
- 1 SART
- 8-man liferaft
- 6-man liferaft
- Sailor VHF
- Flares to RORC and MCA standard
- 121.5 MHz EPIRB
- 416MHz EPIRB
- Medical kit – drugs and bandages to RORC and MCA category 0 standard
Eira has a two spreader masthead rig, with babystay, inner forestay, running backstays and checkstays, controlled by a Navtec Hydraulic system. Teak decks are 12mm thick and were replaced in 1999/2000. The hull is painted white with a blue Nautor Swan trimline.