1303 Ocean Bird in UK


Currently UK flagged.

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  • General +

    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.
  • Data +

    Builder: Honnor Marine
    Designer: John Westell
    Construction: GRP
    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
  • Accommodation +

    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.
    Galley aft
    Additionally, the cockpit is large and, in port, will seat 12, and on passage, 6.
  • Sails & Spars +

    Masthead Bermudan sloop rig
    Deck stepped gold anodised aluminium mast and boom
    Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging
    Terylene running rigging. In-Mast reefing mainsail
    Furling genoa. 2x2-speed sheet winches
    2x mast mounted halyard winches
    2x 2- speed self tailing winches
    cruising chute
  • Engine +

    Engine Make: Perkins
    Engine Model: M30 (3 cyl.)
    Engine(s) HP: 30 hp
    Engine Fuel Type: Diesel
    Cruising Speed: 6 knots
  • Mechanical System +

    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
    Yeoman Plotter
    Autohelm 800 Tiller Pilot
    Masthead white and tricolour
    Navigation lights
  • 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
    Spray hood.
  • Safety Gear +

    2 x Fire extinguishers (new 2011)
    Radar reflector
    First aid kit
    Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • Galley +

    Galley aft equipped with a Plastimo 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven
    SS sink
    800w microwave
    Stowage areas
  • Heads +

    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
    Tiller steering
    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
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