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SV Animation


Make: Hartley

Model: 39' R.O.R.C

Length: 11.9m (39' 3")

Beam: 3.4m (11' 3")

Draught: 1.8m (6')

Rig: Cutter

Hull: Ferro, or for you land lubbers, concrete.

Country of Origin: New Zealand

Year of Make: 1988

Engine: 36HP Bukh Diesel

Self Steering: Sailomat Wind Vane and Autohelm 2000

Power Generation: Air-X Marine (We got ours from PWT, Marty's a champ!) Wind Turbine plus 60W Solar Panel, soon to be expanded to include three 80W panels.

Animation is a fantastic ship and one that Matt and I thoroughly enjoy both sailing and living aboard.

As we get to know her better we'll be posting details here about her sailing characteristics and loveable quirks, as well as detailing the gear that we're carrying for our journey.