Columba Livia

Full Specifications

General construction Cor-Ten B marine steel in hull, deck and superstrucrures
5mm plates on hull, 3mm thickness on deck and superstructures
Long fin keel (5,5 meters) both bolted and welded into the hull
4 tons lead ballast in the front of the keel
Polyuretane insulation
Fixed sprayhood
Lewmar hatches
Hull made in Finland by Limimetalli Oy
Design by Per-Olof Blomqvist
Rigging Cutter rigged ketch
Masts, booms, and spars made on alloy by Selden
MastaClimba mast climbing system
Main mast
  • masthead rigged
  • deck stepped
  • heavy duty cap shrouds (10mm)
  • intermediate shrouds (8mm)
  • two pairs of heavy duty lower shrouds (10mm)
  • fore stay and cutter stay
  • pair of backstays (8mm)
  • running backstays
  • height 14.60 meters from deck, approx 16.80 meters from sea including mast head accessories
  • topping lift
  • vang
  • deck stepped
  • one pair of swept spreaders
  • cap shrouds (7mm)
  • two pairs of lower shrouds (7mm)
  • triatic stay
  • mast height 10.60 meters, approx 12.50 meters from sea including flag pole
  • topping lift
Rig measurements, main mast
  • I = 14,55
  • J = 5,09
  • P = 12,78
  • E = 4,38
Rig measurements, mizzen mast
  • P= 8,37
  • E= 2,11
Welded-in steel bowsprit with bob-stay
Spar and running rigging for spinnaker
Sails Fully battened main sail with three reef lines, fully battened mizzen with one reef, and furling genoa made of polyester premium NSH 8.8 by NorthSails
Jib made of heavy Dacron by WB-Sails
Genoa and Jib with Furlex furling system
Total upwind sail area 110m²
Parasailor type spinnaker ny IS-TEC
Total downwind sail area 235m²
  • Furling Genoa 51m²
  • Furling Jib 14m²
  • Fully battened Main 34m²
  • Fully battened Mizzen 11m²
  • Parasailor 125m²
Main and mizzen equipped with Packaway system by Kemp Sails combining boom covers and lazyjacks.
Steering 30" stainless steel wheel with leather
Unbalanced rudder with skeg
WindPilot self-steering
Autopilot with remote control
Deck hardware Heavy duty blocks, made by Harken and Rutgerson
Main sheet traveller
All sheets lead to cockpit
Six heavy duty winches in cockpit
Three winches on main mast
Two winches on mizzen
Engine Volvo Penta MD22L inboard diesel
4 cylinders
Fresh water cooling
Straight 35mm axle
Fixed stainless steel propeller, 19"
SpeedSeal impeller protector/cover
120 litre internal fuel tank on top of the keel, reserve tank on the back part of the keel
Electronics Radar
Class B AIS transponder (send and receive) with dedicated antenna and GPS
Autopilot with remote controller
Wind data
Echo sounder
Large multipurpose screen combining chart and AIS-data
VHF/DSC marine radio
2x 180 Ah batteries for electronics, 1x 100 Ah battery reserved for engine
50amps battery charger
Small solar panel system
220 volts shore power
Radio w/CD-player, TV w/DVD-player
Interior Interior made of solid teak
Front cabin and two aft cabins
Salon to seat eight persons, additional berths for two adults
Large navigation station with naval instruments
Marine head in front
70 litre black water tank under floor
All tanks located under floor, all space under berths in cabins and salon are free for storage
Reflex diesel stove for heating
Pentry Full L-shaped pentry with two sinks
Gas stove with owen and three burners
Separate taps for fresh and sea water
2x 120 litre water tanks on top of the keel
Microwave oven (220v only)
Other equipment Electric windlass
22.5 CQR anchor with 70 meters of 10mm chain attached to windlass
20kg bruce anchor with 5m of 10mm chain and rope on the aft
Bimini top on cockpit
Separate naval lights for sailing and running under power
Deck lights on both masts
Safety equipments as required by category A2/off-shore inspections
Double radar reflectors on main mast
Inspections Hull and equipments inspected accoring to class A2/off-shore sailing rules in Finland on May 2012.

Service and maintenance history is briefly covered on History page.

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