|Salamander is a Kraken 40, designed by Lock Crowther Her famous sibling-ships include Captain Bligh and Ringo. Salamander is converted from her original racing specs to a loping cruiser, designed to maintain 20+ knots boat-speed on passage-making.
She has been my boat for 30 years, but now she needs a younger man for her skipper and crew. Most of our cruising - North Queensland to Tasmania - has been short-handed, usually 2-up.
Salamander is of asymetrical float design, such that the windward float lifts from the water underway upwind, and the cross-section of the leeward float at water level acts as a foil to drive her to windward. Lock Crowther designed her as an upwind multi.
She is equipped with many cruising aids, including Raymarine AIS-VHF with mast-head antenna, Raymarine RC-435 chart plotter, Raymarine Tri-Data wind instruments, auto-tiller, forward-firing sonar, bow-thruster (for short-handed marina berthing), electric anchor winch with remote and deck control, reverse-osmosis desalinator, refrigeration, less than 100 hours on Vetus M2.06 engine, roller-furler genoa, lazy-jacks main, screecher and stormsail, GME Epirb, 8 foot moulded fibreglass pram dinghy with flotation, Yamaha outboard.
Sails and rigging are 10 years old. Salamander has well laid-out professional electrics. She is capable of generating clean fresh and chilled drinking water from the sea using on-board generated solar and wind power.
Salamander handles like a sailing dinghy.
||40' 0" - 12.20m|
||8.38 m (27,, 6")|
||Draft 1.01m (3,, 4") Draft board down 1.21 m (4"0")|
||Composite Double diagonal veneer, fibreglass sheath on douglas fir stringers and frames|
||Fibreglass sheathed plywood.|
||Twin cylinders M2.06, based on Mitsubishi, water injected exhaust with exhaust temerature alarm|
||2 l/hr at 8 knots|
||Under sail, 20+ knots|
||Under power, 10 knots|
||8 foot moulded fibreglass pram dinghy with flotation,|
||Sail covers, cockpit covers|
||Aft cabin, main with galley, nav, dining and side berths, toilet for'd, harbour berth|
||Aft + main + for'd|
||Holding tank, electric macerator|
||Gas with alarms|
||12 volt built-in box, Danfoss compressor.|
||Tudor two burner gas with grille, Two, 4kg cylinders in dedicated cockpit overboard draining lockers. DVK gas alarm.|
||Power survivor 40E water maker|
||Several anchors and chains, Muir electric winch|
||V sheet, flares, Plastimo contest compass, Navigation lights: mast-head and deck-level tri-lights, MOB light attached to DAN pole, Fold down stainless steel boarding ladder off transom.|
||Two new 800 gallon per hour submersible pumps per float. Fixed and portable manual diaphragm pumps.|
||4 Life jackets Type 1|
||Red parachute, orange smoke|
||1 kg dry chemical extinguisher|
||House: 2 x 105AH AGM batteries, Crank: 1 x 105AH AGM, BEP labelled pilot lighted circuit breaker panel. Meters x Ample digital multi-function meter, Sar V 3 Smart Regulator. Four x 75 Watt BP solar panels with Plastronics regulator, engine alternator, 400W wind generator.|
|Raymarine AIS-VHF with mast-head antenna, Raymarine RC-435 chart plotter, Raymarine Tri-Data wind instruments, auto-tiller, forward-firing sonar,|
||Roller-furler genoa, lazy-jacks main, screecher and stormsail,|
|Mast / Rigging
||S/S rigging 10 years old|
||Turning blocks, six rope clutches horn cleats. Winches x Two Maxwell #22, two Barlow #28, one Barlow #18|