Friday, March 7, 2008

Stella Mira Specifications

This was the inventory and specifications for the Stella Mira. As it is almost illegible, I've typed it out. As you can see, it came with everything, although not everything that was needed for a long voyage.

Harold Hayles (Yarmout, I.W.) Ltd

‘Stella Mira’
Stella Class Sloop
Built by Rowhedge Ironwork Co., Ltd.’ In 1963 Builder’s No. 948


On Deck Wood mast. Stainless steel 1 x 19 rigging, and Stainless steel rigging screws. Tufnol blocks throughout. Dinghy stowed on deck. 2 Warps, 4 fenders, and miscellaneous ropes. C.Q.R. anchor and chain, nylon warp attached

Cockpit Henderson pump in cockpit. 2 gallon petrol can. Genoa winches by Southend Engineering Co., 2 plastic buckets. 2 Calor gas cylinders. Miscellaneous painta and brushes for touching up. Kicking strap purchase. Knotmaster log. Radar reflector. Sestral compass. Shoreway echo sounder

Below Decks 1 Seafix DF set. 1 powder fire extinguisher. Everready 6 v Nav
batteries and lights (dry batteries) 1 horn-signal. 1 copper anchor light. 1 calor gas double burner stove in gimballs. 2 calor gas lights. 1 chrome clock and barometer. F.W. pump and 4 plastic containers about 20 gallons. Melaware crockery for 4 persons and cutlery. Stainless kettle, saucepan and frypan.

Foam cushions on saloon settees. 4 sleeping bags 1 bag miscellaneous linen. 2 plastic bowls. Assorted charts and navigation books. First Aid kit. 2 cots in foc’sle with foam cushions. Third Mate W.C. 4 life jackets. 3 safety belts.

Sails Mainsail No. 1 and 2, Genoa and Spinnaker, all new 1963 and in good condition. Complete with all sheets and guys etc

Engine Stuart Turner 4 h.p., hand start, in very good condition

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