Boat Design: Custom1975 This is a wonderful hand crafted sailing vessel built by Michel Gaudin
Skipper: Paul Mulder has been skipper of the Ar Seiz Avel since 1988. Sailed around the world, and taught offshore sailing for more than 30 years.
First Mate: Barbara Ann Schoemaker joined the Ar Seiz Avel in 2012 and has completed her first Atlantic Ocean crossing.
AR SEIZ AVEL Full keel design draft 2 meter / 6.5ft, Beam 11ft, three blade prop
AR SEIZ AVEL interior main salon looking aft port galley, starboard chart table freshly varnished
AR SEIZ AVEL interior main salon looking forward new upholstery covers,curtains.
AR SEIZ AVEL the seven winds
San Blas Panama anchorage
Boat name: AR SEIZ AVEL means .... "The Seven Winds"
this is "Breton" a dialect spoken in the province of Bretagne in France.
Construction: 1975 Cold molded wood / fiberglass Cutter rig LOA 42' Beam 11' Draft: 6 1/2' Full keel Headroom 6.3'
Ar Seiz Avel is truly an exceptional sailing vessel, custom offshore design, flush deck, hand crafted by Michel Gaudin
AR SEIZ AVEL Sailed around the world with more than 130.000 nm under her keel including 5 Atlantic crossings.
AR SEIZ AVEL Build, designed and equipped to sail offshore a safe home when waves are building
AR SEIZ AVEL Extensive refit in Spain
AR SEIZ AVEL exstensive refit 2014 / 15 Work done during this refit:
Interior New upholstery for the interior New curtains, New rattan in all the cabinet doors Added storage to the interior Interior paint Chart table new varnish Companion way Re entry Hatch companion way...new varnish Hull topsides New paint blue and white professionally painted by the Punta Lagoa marina New vinyl boat name
Hull windows 8 x new plexiglass for al the windows exterior and interior Dodger New blue paint New flexible solar panel 75w 5 x new plexiglass windows
Solar Panels 3 new solar panels with charge controller...total of 270 watt. 2 x 100w hard framed panels in cockpit, 1 x 75w unisolar flexible panel on dodger at name
Hatches Installed 2 new round universal hatches 1 x main hatch in salon 1 x new hatch for the forward cabin.
About .. the Universal hatches are a unique prototype designed after many years of planning and sailing offshore...these Universal hatches rotate thru 360 degrees open and close in any given position to catch the breeze or keeping out spray
Mast Repainted the mast top to bottom.
Deck Refurbished the whole deck area forward including the cockpit. New deck paint 2 components with new anti skid
Battery New starting battery for inboard diesel
Liferaft New 2017 Lalizas 6 man certified liferaft.
Inflatable dinghy New never out of the box West marine inflatable 8ft
Anchor New anchor chain 200 feet New galvanized Rocna anchor 33kg Fuel tank Inspection and cleaning plate for the diesel tank cleaned the interior of the tank with fuel polished Propeller shaft New gland bearing
Though hull New Bronze through hull fitting for speed log and depth and transducer
Underwater Hull New bottom paint after a thorough bottom maintenance and fairing
AR SEIZ AVEL Boat equipment and gear
Spare parts: a full inventory of spare parts for traveling in remote areas
Sailing Profurl C350 Roller furling system 1x recent 1x new for stay 1x foresail for furling system 1x staysail 1x Large genoa 1x Spinnaker with Ar Seiz Avel logo 1x Storm sail 1x Mainsail Electronics and Communications 1x VHF Radio 2 x VHF radio handheld 1x Satellite phone Iridium 9505a 1x Satellite external antenna 1x WIFI external antenna Radio Labs Navigation and Safety 1x AIS transponder West Marine 1x Chart plotter Standard Horizon cp390i including many charts 1x IPRIB 403 ACR Globalfix Self steering 1x Ray marine 4000 tiller pilot 1x Fleming windvane 316 ss Pacific model this excellent wind vane steers the vessel at sea. Solar/wind /water electricity generating 2 x 100w hard framed panels in cockpit 1 x 75w unisolar flexible panel on dodger 1x Ampair 100 dual tow and wind generator Propulsion 44HP Yanmar 4JHE diesel engine
Propeller shaft PSS dripless shaft seal
Propeller three blade 12 inch bonze Speed and depth Ray Marine speed log, depth sounder with repeaters in dodger for cockpit viewing 1x Fish finder Humming bird Other navigation paper charts.... All the charts needed to sail around the world 1x Sextant including Navigation tables Ships Logbook
Anchor Lofrans "tigress" electric anchor winch New anchor chain 200 feet Galvanized Rocna anchor 33kg
Interior and exterior lights all lights have LED light bulbs.
Stove Gimballed 3 burner propane with oven
House power 1x starting battery, 2x deepcycle housepower banks 12v, 1x Raritan and anchor winch battery forward 1x 20 amp battery charger 1x Inverter Water tanks 2 x 60 gallons Stainless steel with inspection plate Fuel tank 1 x 220 liter aluminum with inspection plate Sewage plant Raritan sewage waste plant/ instead of holding tank
Liferaft 1x New 2017 Lalizas 6 man certified liferaft. Dinghy 1x Inflatable dinghy New never out of the box West marine inflatable 8ft
Kayaks 2x singles 1x double Wearable Safety 6x Life jackets 4x Safety Harnesses Domestic a full inventory off pots,pans cutlery and other house hold items Ships Library a full inventory off nautical, navigation and anecdotal books