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New arrival at Sea Independent, Sailing Yacht ``Victoria Estefania``

29 August 2012 ,

A real Don Brooke design.

She has a full keel steel hull, and aluminum superstructure, and was built to Lloyd\'s 100A1+ class with three watertight compartments. Layout has inside and outside helm stations, four staterooms, and three heads/showers. Power is an economical single 325 HP Cummins diesel with 30HP hydraulic bow thruster. The full keel protects the prop and rudder. Electrical system has 3 generators, large battery banks, several inverters, and a world power converter. The ketch rig has Navtec rod rigging and all hydraulic furling and winches. Extensive $400,000 refit fall 2011 included all new paint, new batteries and cabling, rebuilding of engine, transmission, and 2 generators, one new generator, and much other mechanical work.

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