RDreamz was built in Everett Washington by Bob Tolbert. He started her in 1978 and put her in the water in 1982. Only four years in the making is quite an accomplishment.
Built from mild steel. the shoe is 1" the keel is 5/8" the hull to the water line is 5/16ths" and 1/4 to the gunwales.
She is 49'11" on deck, 41' waterline, 14' 9" beam, 7' draw. Masts are Aluminum and 45' and 50'.
Standing rigging replaced by Brian Toss rigging out of Port Townsend WA. 2002 swapped end for end 2007
Both masts are "tabernacle mounted" so I can take em down to do the motor boat thing if we have to. (I took them down twice once with only one other person to help.)
Masts taken down and painted and rewired 2001 and again in for maintenance on tabernacles and wiring check 2007
Pilot house has two Lewmar hatches to see the sails and for ventilation and comfortable seating for those long voyages.
Starting at the bow Ground tackle is a Bruce 110 pound connected to 300' of 3/8 triple B Galvanized chain (2004)
CQR 66 pounder with 75' of 3/8 triple B and 300' of 3/4 nylon three strand
Fortress 85 which can be connected to the stern or bow, Used once during a Hurricane.2004
Sea Anchor Parachute type 28', with 600' of 3/4" nylon three strand, Contained in Deck box and ready to deploy.
A 12VDC Lofrans Falcon windlass makes anchoring a breeze, aux. switch in PH makes anchoring a one person pleasure.
Guardian G-55 Anchor mounted aft for those times you need a stern anchor to let you sleep. Uses aft mounted 15' of 3/8" BBB chain and 300' of three strand nylon line on a reel mounted aft. 2003
Generator is Northern Lights 8kw 2000
Motor is Isuzu 6BB1 130 HP Modified for Marine use, twin Oil filters installed 1.1 gph at 6.5 knots.
Engine can be removed from boat without tearing apart flooring or dissembling half the boat. We did it just after buying the boat.
Keel cooler integrated within hull and keel for protection uses fresh water to keep the engine and the generator cool.
Engine and Generator are plumbed together,.
Racor 500 fsg and one DAHL 100 series fuel filters installed on main engine, can be switched on the fly.
Racor 12 inline on Generator help keep the fuel clean and water free.
Fuel polishing system built and installed 2004 using Racor 500fsg filters and Walbro continuous duty fuel pump uses only 1amp per hour to keep the fuel clean and water free. 2008
The Prop is a Maxi-prop 30" on a 2" shaft. 2005
Transmission is a Borg-Warner Velvet drive 3.1 to 1, V drive. 2000
A Shurflow maxi blaster hooked up to salt water for the deck wash down chores. 12VDC 2005
Heart Combi 3000 inverter/charger takes care of the DC. to AC. chores. 2003
Icom 710RT does the HF communication thing 12VDC 2002
Pactor 2e modem with the Pactor III update for email 2003
Four winds II wind generator 2008
Two 75 watt solar panels from Kyocers 2003 Two 120 watt Siemens. 390 watts.
Two Blue Sky Solar controllers ensure the sun and wind are used to the maximum to keep the batteries charged. 2009
6 Golf cart style 6 vdc batteries provide 1120 amp hours in the house bank 2006
Vacu-flush takes care of those unmentionables to a 55 gallon holding tank 12VDC 2005
Hart tank tender keeps you informed on the fuel and water level in all three tanks 2003
410 gallons of fuel, 175usg in the keel and 225usg in tank aft of the engine, and a 10usg tank for the Wallas stove amidships.
300 gallon fresh water tank amidships in keel.
Microwave/Convection oven 110VAC 2002
Wallas two burner diesel stove with the heater option 12VDC 2009
Marine air 16,500 btu with reverse pump for cool or heat 110VAC 2003
Technautics Cool Blue refrigeration cools the 8 square feet of box 12VDC 2002
Water-maker is by Village Marine it makes 28 gallons an hour keeps the 300 gallon tank full 110VAC 2002
A Warn 8000i 12VDC wench mounted forward of the main mast works to get the dingy on and off the cradle using blocks and the main boom. 2007
RIX dive compressor 110 VAC rebuilt 2004
ACRII, EPRIP with External GPS input 2003
Edison 4 man life raft 2002
Aquapro 12' dingy Also known to cruisers as the "CAR"
A 15 HP four stroke Suzuki gets us to the shore or dive sites in no time. 2002
Force ten barbecue. 2004
Wiring through out the boat was replaced 2001
Plumbing including the head was redone 2002
11 gallon force ten water heater 110 vac 2004
Furlex Roller Furling installed on the Foremast for Head Sail 2002 rebuilt 2007
Head Sail replaced with a cutter cut and heaver sail cloth so we can see under the sail when deployed. 2003
Main Sail 12 oz. with two reefing points and single point reefing gear installed. 2003
Genneker .75 oz. with snuffer. Great light wind sail, and with the snuffer makes in a one person job to put up or take down. 2003
Amidships stay sail 8 oz.
Forestay sail 8 oz.
Storm sail hank on for the lousy days. 12 oz.
Gollywobbler for the between masts sail for those light air days 3/4 oz.
Aqua pro lights series 40 with tri/anchor/strobe on main with an anchor light on foremast 2002 lower running/anchor lights all LEDs as of 2008
Shakespeare UHF antennas one on each mast 2000
UHF radios 2 Standard Horizon one has ram mike routed to Master stateroom. 2005
Air 802 Wi Fi system installed with the antenna on top of foremast to ensure best reception, Bridge unit for increased power and the wireless router inside to cut down on the wires all run on 12VDC. We get internet from 5 miles away.2009
PA speaker mounted under Radar Antenna 2003
Four spreader lights two aft to help the two already on the foremast 2005
ComNav autopilot 2001SF 2007
Garmin Radar/Color Chart Plotter 10" with GPS 2008
Furuno color fish/depth finder. 2009
Standard Horizon wind indicator 2006
Standard Horizon Depth indicator 2001
Richie Electronic Compass 2008