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Boom awning in place.

Foredeck awning rigged up using the short headsail pole as a strongback.

Showing the new zip-up boom storage bag for the mainsail.

Foredeck awning in rainwater collection mode.

Foredeck awning shading the two large forward hatches.

Cockpit sheltered by the boom awning.

Sailing—full genoa and main. Very strong swept-back spreaders.

Motor-sailing. Fully-battened main, two of the three reef points visible.

Wide, safe decks. Staysail tracks & cars visible on cabin top. Doghouse hatches open for ventilation. Photo taken prior to new mainsail boom bag.

Genoa up. Staysail hanked-on and stored in deck bag, ready to go. Hand rails on cabin top. Long headsail pole captive in special rail mounts. Short pole on other side.

Great visibility from the helm. Wide, uncluttered decks. All sail controls close at hand.

Large, sheltered doghouse. Six high quality Andersen two-speed self-tailing winches fed by two banks of rope clutches. Lines led back to cockpit.

New mainsail boom bag and lazy jacks fitted. Doghouse with lots of dry storage under. Hatches open for ventilation.

Sheltered doghouse, tinted windows, lots of dry storage.

Shelter from cold weather.

Doghouse great in wet weather too. Chart plotter/GPS bracket visible.

Most lines, including reefing lines, led back to cockpit. Staysail hanked on and stored in deck bag, ready to raise.

Some of the new rope tail pockets. Short headsail pole in rail mounts. High quality Andersen winches.

60lb plough securely retained in double bow roller. Reefit furler. Maxwell electric windlass with chain and rope gypsy. Overboard-draining anchor locker with double access doors.

Dinghy on davits (dinghy not included). Outboard motor and mount (outboard motor not included). Solar panels. Danbuoy. Fish cleaning table. Mainsail boom bag. Nasty approaching dust storm (not included!!).

Staysail hanked on, stored in deck bag, ready to raise.