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Our Flagship

Owned by Volunteer Yachting Limited and made available to members of the RNVR Yacht Club as well as others, "Volunteer" is the newly acquired flagship of Volunteer Yachting Limited

 

Acquired by Volunteer Yachting Limited, a company limited by guarantee established specifically for the purpose of owning and chartering  to members of the RNVR Yacht Club and others, "Volunteer" is a Beneateau First 40.7 and is fully MCA Coded to Cat 2.

 

Based at Port Hamble Marina near Southampton, "Volunteer" is available to charter by any suitably qualified person although there are preferential rates for both RNVRYC and Service Sailing Association (RNSA/ASA/RAFSA) members as well as for members of Associated Yacht Clubs who may wish to charter her.

 

Rates to charter for cruising are shown here. Full details of qualifications required to skipper her with your own crew as well as details of rates for racing can be obtained from Volunteer Yachting by calling us on +44 7946 701 057 or email to info@volunteeryachting.com. 


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Boat Name

Volunteer

Dimensions

LOA: 39 ft 3 in / 11.96m
Beam: 12 ft 4 in / 3.76m
LWL: 34 ft 10 in / 10.40m
Minimum Draft: 7 ft 9 in / 2.36m
Displacement: 7268 kgs / 7.26 tonnes

Accommodation

SLEEPS EIGHT IN THREE CABINS WITH SINGLE BERTHS IN SALOON

Interior joinery in light oak Alpi
Accommodation provided by double 'V' berth forward with ensuite heads and
two double aft cabins and 2 single berths in saloon

FORWARD CABIN
'V' berth
Seating area
Stowage in Wardrobe and under berth

EN-SUITE
Stainless steel sink
Shower with hot water
Jabsco marine toilet
Mirror
Cabinets

SALOON
Drop leaf table
Large seating both starboard and port side (converts to single berths)
Speakers for domestic radio / CD
Radio/CD/Aux player
Stowage both sides
Blinds
Clock and  barometer and digital weather station

GALLEY
Cooker with double gas burners
Oven
Double stainless steel sink with 12v electric water supply hot and cold 
Top opening 12v fridge
Lots of cabinet stowage

TWO AFT CABINS
Large double bed
Seating area
Bed side table
Wardrobe
Removable curtains

Underberth stowage

Tanks

Fresh Water Tanks x2: (318 Litres total)
Fuel Tank: (129 Litres)

Mechanicals & Electrics

MECHANICALS

Yanmar 40hp - Model 3JH4CE - Year built 2008
Two bladed folding propeller
Three cylinder
Sail drive propulsion system
Drive Type: Shaft Drive

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Inboard
Engine spares carried on-board
Automatic engine compartment lighting system

 

ELECTRICS
Battery charger
Shorepower 240v system
Two 12v domestic batteries
One 12v engine start battery
Alternator

Navigational Equipment

Raymarine E120 GPS Chartplotter - Local cruising area paper charts also kept on board
Two Raymarine ST60 multi graphic repeaters
Raymarine 290 Remote
Three Hercules 2000 B&G speed/log (one on mast)
Raymarine AIS transreceiver
VHF with GPS
Raymarine ST6000 Smart pilot
Two magnetic compasses (one is hand held)Two hand held VHF radios (one with GPS)Yacht WiFi for getting instrument readings on smartphones / tablets etc.

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Rig

9/10ths FRACTIONAL SLOOP RIG
Sparcraft annodised aluminium spars
Twin swept back spreaders
Stainless steel wire rigging
Single line reefing to mainsail system fitted - controlled from cockpit

Lazy jacks fitted
Twin groove forestay
Symmetric spinnaker gear with pole
Backstay tensioner - hydraulic
Removable furling gear (allowing racing sails to be used)

 

SAILS
Masthead asymmetric spinnaker all purpose (2010 Hyde)
Masthead symmetrical spinnaker light airs (2009 Hyde)
Masthead symmetrical spinnaker light airs (2010 North)
Masthead symmetrical spinnaker all purpose (2009 Hyde )

Fractional symmetrical spinnaker all purpose (2008)
Fractional symmetrical spinnaker Heavy airs (2008)
Fractional asymmetric spinnaker heavy airs (2011 Hyde)

Hyde racing No, 1,2,3,4 genoas (2009)
Hyde racing mainsail (2009)

Cruising dacron mainsail
Cruising dacron genoa

 

Storm sail

Trysail

Deck Equipment

Lewmar electric windlass
Anchor
Anchor cable and warp
Guardrails
Large steering wheel
Mooring lines
Fenders
Warps & Towing line
Removable cockpit lockers
Kedge anchor with cable and warp

 

WINCHES (2 speed)
Two Harken 53 genoa winches
Two Harken 44 spinnaker winches
Two Harken 44 halyards winches

Three winch handles

Safety Equipment

Red light system in accommodation
Smoke detectors
Automatic engine fire extinguishers
Four manual fire extinguishers
Five fold flat safety harness points
Emergency flash light in every cabin
Fire blanket

EPIRB

8 person liferaft (SOLAS) with hydraulic release system

2x lifebuoys (1 with light), Jonbuoy and Seago rescue system for MOB

10x automatic Life Jackets with safety lines

3x fixed and 1x portable bilge pumps

Hand lead and line

Helo strop for person overboard rescues

Emergency bottled water

Bolt Croppers

Spare VHF antenna

2x Emergency Boarding Ladders

Navigational shapes (ball and cone)

Emergency toolbox

2x searchlights / signalling lights (1 battery operated & 1 from yacht 12v system)

Other Equipment

Cockpit folding table

Cockpit awning (for Sun or Rain!!)

Crockery and glassware for 10 persons

Saucepans / frypan and full range of galley equipment

6x pillows with laundered pillowcases

8x cushions (4x large 4x small)

Full set of publications

Necessary flags / pennants etc.

2 sets foul weather clothing ( 1 Med 1 Lge) and boots (size 10) available in store ashore for emergency use

3x sleeping bags (£5 cleaning charge each)

4 person dinghy and associated equipment (£10 hire charge)

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