Grail Dancer

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Grail Dancer


Grail dancer is based on the hull lines of the Emma C. Berry-an 1866 Noank well-smack currently located at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut

 She is rigged instead as a main tops’l schooner

YEAR-2000      LOA - 61'      LOD-48'        BEAM-15'2"-        DRAFT-5'6"

 DISPLACEMENT - 25tons      KEEL-full with galvanized shoe .Internal balast.

 ENGINE  Detroit diesel 3:53   RANGE - 1000 miles

WATER 400gallons   HOLDING TANK- 45gallons

 ACCOMMODATION -2doubles and 2 singles

SAILS   : Bristol Cream Dacron Total area ; 1,669 sq.’

    4 lowers –good condition

     main (9.3oz)  505 sq'   foresail (9.3oz) 353 sq’

     staysail (8.3oz) 157 sq'  

    jib (8.3oz)265sq' (Wkm Mtn.furling) 

 2 uppers     new condition

    tops’l (6.3OZ) 105 sq’ 

    fisherman(6.3oz)   284 sq’

Running rigging : Dacron braid1/2”– good condition

Standing rigging ; 7x19 x 3/8 galvanized wire

Head stay; 1x19 stainless steel stays ½”

Boom gallows x 2 : bronze

Lazy jacks and cradle covers for easy raising and stowage

ENGINE  ; 3:53 Detriot diesel 90 hp- always dependable

   Removable panels give complete access

   Fresh water cooled (keel coolers)   

   Wet exhaust (water lift muffler with drain)

       2 x 125 gal. aluminum fuel tanks – under bridge deck, Pt and Stbd. Vented, baffled, and with external shut offs,

        Burns 4.5 litres/hr.


       Kubota (Genie) 1cylinder diesel  on deck -runs a 190 amp alternator for battery charging. Also drives a Jabsco pump , for emergency bilge or fire pump ( fitted with 50’ fire hose)

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