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Cora Jean is a stunning 45ft (length on deck) by 14.3ft sailing yacht. She was built by her ship builder owner to Bruce Roberts Spray Issue No 420 A Plan. This was developed from Joshua Slocum’s yawl Spray, being the first yacht to sail around the world solo. Subsequently, Cora Jean is a sailing yacht that can travel the world with the comfort of being built with the highest quality materials and having self sufficient power on board. Like the other Sprays, Cora Jean has a perfectly balanced waterline so she does not need constant attention at the helm. She offers good speed in all winds and has a deep draft at 5’10” with a lead ballast.
Although the design has varying keel options the owner opted to draw the keel down further and again, in regard to the fore foot, to lower the centre of gravity to reduce leeway. This was done after talking to owners and constructors of Sprays. As a result of this and a larger rudder, the owner believes Cora Jean sails better than her stablemates.
The vessel is constructed in steel and fitted with Burmese teak. The hull has been grit based both internally and externally then epoxy coated. She has a large Perkins 120hp engine with a Paragon 2:1 gearbox and 25” MaxProp feathering propeller. Electrics include a 3.5kw Onan diesel generator, 24v alternator from the engine, 2 x 12v alternators from the main engine, 2 x inverters, 60amp battery charger and 2 x wind generators which have been mouthed on the mizzen mast.
Internally, the quality of the vessel is evident with solid teak joinery throughout and is spacious enough to comfortably live aboard or spend long periods cruising. There are 4 berths with 2 double berths within 2 separate cabins. Both of these cabins have Taylors diesel fired heaters. The saloon has an Italian finished L shaped settee, a teak drop leaf dining table as well as ample storage. The galley is fully equipped with 2 x induction hobs, electric oven, Panasonic microwave oven, twin stainless steel sinks, fridge, freezer and again, ample storage. 2 x bathrooms on board which are both ensuite. The wheelhouse had a watertight door that separates it from the saloon. The houses the helm and engine controls, chart area and bench seating. This room is heating by a radiator run off the engine cooling circuit.
Cora Jean has a ketch rig with aluminium masts spars, twin spreader masts stepped within tabernacles for easier lowering, self tackling inner headsail with aluminium boom, heavy duty stainless steel standing rigging, slab reefing with lazy jacks, spare halyards, new stack bags and sail covers. In terms of winches, there are: Lewmar 40 self tailing mainsheet winch, Barient 32 self tailing primary winches, Lewmar 40 self tailing, Barlow 25, Herken 48.3 and 48.2, Barlow 20. Sails include, Storm Jib, heavy duty headsail, No 1 Genoa, no 2 Jib, no 3 jib, fully battened mainsail, fully battened mizzen, spinnaker, spare 80% mainsail. There are also sail storage lockers on the foredeck and within bimini.
Navigational equipment includes: Sestral compass, Cetrek Pilot 750 autopilot, Cetrek Chartnav 390 GPS/Chartplotter, Cobra DSC VHF radio, navigation lights.
The ground tackle on board includes: 5 x anchors, dual heavy duty brass anchor rollers at the bowprit, Maxwell 250 2,500lb pull power electric anchor windless, manual stern anchor winch.
Cora Jean is the result of the owners decades of experience in shipbuilding. The quality of the construction and fittings are clearly evident throughout the vessel. A rare vessel to the market with the opportunity to purchase a true quality sailing yacht.
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|Vessel name:||Cora Jean|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||7 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||8 Knots|
|Length over all:||57'|
|Length of deck:||45'|
|Length at waterline:||36'|
|Draft, drive up:||5'|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||303 Litres|
|Water capacity:||363 Litres|
|Holding tank capacity:||90 Litres|
Constructed in Steel in 2006
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