Refit & modifications

Here are some highlights of refit & modification work.

This is NOT a complete list, just important modifications & upgrades performed


In preparation  of the planned Pacific crossing:

St. Petersburg / FLA

1999   water makers added, Fischer Panda DC genset added

Chaguaramas / Trinidad

2000   swim platform added (by recommendation & design of Bob Johnson, the Naval Architect of Eden Bound

2000   teak deck added (1/2" teak on 1" fiber glassed marine ply)

2001   hydraulics remodeled; new hydraulic pumps; sun deck remodeled; mast removed, entire hull awlgripped

2001   20 KW Northern Light genset added

2001   hydraulic dinghy crane installed

2001   dish washer added

after crossing the Pacific:

New Zealand:

2003   KVH Satellite systems added; hull work such like anti fouling

South East Asia:

2005   stern awnings added

2006   azimuth drive unit replaced by new fixed propulsion cartridge, new stainless steel rudder; good maneuverability  is maintained by adding a 40 HP hydraulic stern thruster

2006   major hull work, stern settee added

2007   20 KW Northern Light genset replaced by new 16 KW Northern Light genset (reason: 20KW was flooded with sea water)


2009   Williams 325 jet tender added

2009   RIB tender added 

2010   major remodeling of sun deck as guest house / crew quarter; deck house Fiberglas added;  helm station upgraded, galley & bathroom, two bunks, new mast & boom, new radar, hydraulic dinghy crane integrated into boom

2012   Wesmar stabilizers upgraded to digital system

2013   1400 Watts solar panels and controllers / chargers added on sundeck roof top

2013   new RIB tender added with 10 HP Suzuki outboard engine (the one bought in 2009 was stolen)

2014    new cap rail solid teak added

2016   anchor locker refit; teak deck removed from fore deck and replaced by non skid surface

2017   September new 1400 Ah Lithium batteries added, new invert-er 220VAC added

2018   extensive hull work and new anti fouling