50 foot cruising schooner construction in philippines
Fusion Schooner 50’
Actual march 2015
Design : Nigel Irens
Cruising sailing boat
Hull type : long keel/centerboard
Rigging type : schooner gaff rig
LOA : 14.97 meter
Beam : 4.2 meter
Draft : 1.68 meter ( 3.2meter centerboard down)
Displ. : 21 metric ton
As per Lloyd’s regulation hull will be 40mm thickness, in strip-planking/cold molded epoxy, with yellow meranti for the strip and two layer in diagonal of Philippine mahogany wood (red dark Luan) kiln dry, all the hull is completely encapsulated with bi-directional fiberglass, we use local epoxy type PRC#7 who was formulated by the U.S. Navy many years ago when they still had bases in the Philippines.
Bulkhead are marine sandwich Plywood/red Luan , all plywood are BS1088 standard, floor frame in massive red dark Luan, with epoxy lamination
Hull have a epoxy faring and final painting with polyurethane paint on Dupont hard built epoxy primer.
8100 kg of lead/antimony, fastening with Nickel Aluminium Bronze (NAB) bolt 20mm
nuts are SS316 .
Laminated wood in monolytic epoxy box, hydraulic lifting system.
Wooden wheel with SS chain and SS cable on bronze sector.
Emergency helm in galvanized steel
Marine plywood with epoxy lamination , non slip polyurethane paint
All beam in laminated red dark luan.
Roof in marine plywood BS 1088 with external lamination and polyurethane painting
Hatch : 6 portholes, tempered glass 8mm , 4 opening hatch on the roof SS 316, Mandeck
New 2015 Kubota V3300, 3.3 liter, 65 HP rating @ 2600 rpm , 4 cylinders diesel naturally aspired,
New 2015 gearbox Twin disck TMC 260 ratio 1.56 :1
Flexible mounting, wet exhaust, PSS gland
SS304 shaft, bronze tube
feathering prop type propeller darglow , SS blades
All in Philippine mahogany, door with woven Rotan canvas sealed with epoxy varnish
All internal looker painted white color with polyurethane paint
Separate bathroom with shower, sink and head
4 Burner + oven, gas
Fridge& Freezer compartment top opening.
12 volt compressor danfoss new 2015
Diesel Fuel tank
2 Vinyl Esther laminated tank total 650 liters
Daily tank 120 liters
Raccord type filter/water separator.
Fresh Water Tank.
2 Vinyl Esther laminated tanks total 650 liters
Pressure pump with HDP piping to bathroom/kitchen/deck shower.
1 X 12 volts, 70 amp emergency starting batteries for the engine
2 X 12 volt 120 amp starter batteries for engine & anchoring winch
6 X 6 volts 200 amps deep cycle batteries for service 12volts 600amp
all wire marine type
electric panel with fuse breaker
all light LED type
alternator on main engine 45amp for starting batteries
alternator on main engine 130 amp for service and anchoring winch batteries charging
with sterling high power regulator, 3 stage charger
automatic 3 stage batteries charger 60 amp for the 3 bank
sinus converter 12/220volt 50htz 1000 watt
5 kw Kubota marine diesel with 160 amp 12volt + external regulator
Deep sounder / fishfinder Seiwa on plotter screen
Deep sounder Nasa clipper
Wind indicator Nasa Clipper
Chart plotter Explorer 3 Seiwa
LCD/LED 12v screen 19 inch for plotter
Autopilot AP3 seiwa
Hydraulic drive octopus marine
Sail and Rigging
Carbon fiber mast , boom, gaff.
Textile Dynex dux Stroud/running backstay with Dyneema lashing on bronze chain plate
All pulley from sweeden rutgerson
Main 69 sqmeter laminate Dimension
Fore 46.7 sqmeter Laminate Dimension
Stay 29 sqmeter Laminate Dimension
Asymmetric 69 sqmeter
All from Hydes Sail
Rope from robline
2 self tailing winch 45 hutton bronze
2 self tailing winch 50 hutton bronze
1 self tailing winch 20 hutton bronze for the reefs
stopper, deck rail, deck pulley
Anchoring winch, electric drive 12volt bronze Hutton
110 meter galvanized chain 11.35 mm
100 meter polyester mooring rope
1 anchor 45kg spade type
Spare anchor Delta 35 kg + 8 meter chain
3 meter, epoxy, sailing dinghy rigid hull
outboard 2.5 hp, Yamaha 2 stroke
2 lifting davit with pulley on the transom
Set of parachute flare
6 life jacket