Technical information

Specifications

Length overall15.62m / 51.25′
Waterline12.92m / 42.39′
Beam4.49m / 14.73′
Draft2.70m / 8.9′
Ballast7,500kg
Displacement18,000kg
Fuel384l
Water700l
Service power524 Ah, 24V
EnginePerkins 82HP

Navigation & Electrical Equipment

Eira is equipped with an extensive navigation system:

  • GPS Magnavox MX 100
  • Radar with chart plotter Simrad CA40
  • Weatherfax
  • Navtex
  • VHF
  • 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.

On Deck

“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.

Sails

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).

Safety Equipment

  • 2 horseshoe lifebuoys, lights plus drogues with covers
  • 1  Danbuoy
  • Lifejackets
  • Webbing deck lifelines
  • Lifelines
  • 1 SART
  • 8-man liferaft
  • 6-man liferaft
  • Sailor VHF
  • Flares to RORC and MCA standard
  • 121.5 MHz EPIRB
  • SSB
  • 416MHz EPIRB
  • Medical kit – drugs and bandages to RORC and MCA category 0 standard

 

Exterior

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.