Built in 1979. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure and red markings, fin keel, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, 6 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with maximum headroom of around 6ft.
Rydgeway Marine Ltd, Hull No 24
Max Draft: 4.5ft
Displacement: 4,408 lbs
1979 Pegasus 800 with fin keel, Nanni 14hp marine diesel fitted 2008! New mainsail 2020, Genoa 2004, inventory includes spinnaker and cruising chute (with snuffer) plus electric anchor windlass.
Nanni twin cylinder 14hp inboard diesel engine (2008) with saildrive (seal renewed 2021). Freshwater heat exchanger. 10 gallon fuel tank. 2 blade propeller. Cruising speed under engine is around 4 to 5 knots.
Alternator charging to 2 x 85 amp/hr 12 volt batteries.
Plastimo compass, Navman 3100 echo sounder, Incastec Maxilog, NASA Target windspeed and wind direction, Searanger VHF radio, hand held VHF, Bush FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, Magellan FX324 chart plotter/GPS, Garmin 128 GPS, Firdell Blipper radar reflector, brass clock and barometer, navigation lights and tri colour masthead light.
Jackstay lifelines on side decks, Danbuoy, distress flares, dry powder fire extinguisher, Chubb Halon fire extinguisher, Pilot gas detector, electric bilge pump.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, 2 spraydodgers (2004), cockpit cushions new 2009, yacht legs, folding steps on transom, tiller, alloy spinnaker pole, 2 Gibb sheet winches, 2 Gibb halyard winches, teak outboard bracket on pushpit, 16lb Bruce main anchor with 5/16 chain, electric anchor windlass, 6 fenders. Inflatable dinghy.
Slab reefing mainsail (2020) with mainsail cover (Kemp). Rotostay Genoa roller reefing system fitted new 2004 with furling Genoa (Jeckells, 2004). No 2 Genoa and No 2 Jib. Spinnaker. Cruising chute with snuffer.Barton Boom Strut. All lines led aft to cockpit. Alloy mast and boom and stainless steel standing rigging (standing rigging renewed 2003).
She has a 240 volt ringmain. Her galley has a spirit cooker with 2 burners, water supply to sink from 10 gallon flexible water tank. Her forepeak has a sea toilet beneath the berths, blue fabric upholstery and blue carpets.
She has 6 berths including 2 â??Vâ? berths in the separate forward cabin, her saloon table lowers to form a double berth with a single berth opposite and a further quarter berth.
â??Fireflyâ? was purchased by her current owner in 2002 and has been used for coastal cruising. Her owner has constantly maintained the boat to a good standard and has added new items such as the new electric anchor windlass and mainsail, also the new inboard diesel engine fitted in 2008. She has the benefit of a March 2009 survey report, it should be noted that her Saildrive diaphragm was changed in 2021.