A rare Ocean Bird trimaran built by the Honnor Marine yard in Teignmouth.
Offering an interesting blend of performance, multihull stability and accomodation.
‘Nina’s’ outriggers have been modified to allow folding in 4 minutes.
Sturdily built and ocean capable, the Ocean Bird is the perfect passage maker.
Hull and Sponsons Osmosis treated 2010.
This example has 3 features of the Mark 2 version incorporated.
Berthing fees paid to 31st March 2015.
Builder: Honnor Marine
Designer: John Westell
Keel Type: Fixed Skeg and Rudder, but lifting Keel and Rudder available.
LOA: 30' 0"
Beam: 11' 5" or 22’ 6” extended.
Displacement: 4500 kilograms
Min Draft: 1.2m
Max Draft: 1.2m
Max Speed under sail: 14+ knots
5 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 6' maximum headroom.
Double ‘vee’ berth in forepeak with stowage areas.
Hanging locker to port.
Heads compartment to starboard.
Saloon area consisting of a settee berth and chart table to port with a dinette to starboard which converts into a double berth
500w convector heater and a thermo-electric cool box under floor.
Additionally, the cockpit is large and, in port, will seat 12, and on passage, 6.
Located beneath cockpit sole, Perkins M30 3-cylinder diesel engine with indirect cooling
Single lever Morse type controls with electric start
Shaft drive (with a PSS shaft seal) to a 2 blade (15x10) fixed pitch propeller (3 blade 15x9 available)
The engine had a top end overhaul in 2010
Newly fitted SS fuel tank.
Electrical System +
3 x 12v Batteries all charged via engine alternator, of which 2 also charged with Aero4Gen wind generator AND a Stirling Pro Charge 20 battery charger
Bespoke battery switching system
Shorepower system with 3 double outlets
Stereo radio & CD player
Navigation Equipment +
Sestrel compass binnacle mounted
VHF radio – Husun (with fibreglass antenna and a one piece cable)
Ratheon X10 Radar, cockpit mounted display
Autohelm depth & speed
Garmin 150 GPS
Autohelm 800 Tiller Pilot
Masthead white and tricolour
Ground tackle etc +
CQ Anchor with 30m of chain and warp
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions
Removable folding stainless steel boarding ladder
4 x Fenders
4 + Mooring warps
Boat hook and deck brush
Safety Gear +
2 x Fire extinguishers (new 2011)
First aid kit
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Galley aft equipped with a Plastimo 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven
Heads compartment with Jabsco pattern marine toilet and replacement wash basin.
Owners comments +
White GRP hull
Superstructure and decks with blue and cream non-slip moulded and painted surfaces
Grey styling stripe
Self draining cockpit
Hull and sponsons osmosis treated 2010
All the sponson filling of expanded polystyrene has been removed, permitting the complete and easy removal of any water
6 inspection hatches
Mark 2 features incorporated:
1. Fixed skeg retro-fitted but original steel swinging centreboard available
2. Fixed rudder now fitted but lifting rudder available
3. Aft inner stay anchorages moved from deck to saloon roof sides, permitting un-obstructed access forward
Boat details are supplied by the owners & cannot be guaranteed by SBM. You must verify those details personally, or employ a Marine Surveyor before purchase.