Ship specifications Kairos
The ship was designed in the Netherlands by “Lunstroo Custom Designs” in Amsterdam in 1976. The ships original name was Lone Gull. In 2019 it was renamed Kairos. It was designed to accommodate long ocean voyages. It has been designed to carry several tons of extra weight without influencing the seaworthiness and sailing qualities. The cruising speed is 4-8 knots. The ship navigates with an over 2.5 meter high rudder with helm. The ship has a long keel and 2500 KG of lead ballast.
In 1978 the ship was built (to last) by a Dutch yachtbuilding company “Jachtbouw Gorredijk” It was built using 5 mm steel for the hull and 10 mm steel for the keel. The interior has been built by “Wilja Grouw” with durable mahogany wood in light and dark contrasts. The ship has been built to accommodate 7 people: 4 in the front, 2 in the center, 1 in the back. The main area has standing height of over 2 meters. The ship has an empty weight of 10 tons. The ship is 10.04 meter long and 3.36 meter wide. The drought is 1.50 meter. The engine has been replaced for a new one in the year 2000 for a Vetus 52 HP 4 cylinder diesel engine which has about 800 hours (2018). The keel of the ship serves for storage of fuel and water.
In 2018 The ship was shot blasted and repainted. Also the mast and rigging were replaced to fit modern standards. A composite deckhose was placed. All windows were replaced by 10 mm polycarbonate bulletproof glass.2 solar panels were placed. All water valves were replaced.
-Raymarine Evolution EV 100 selflearning autopilot
-Ocean Signal Epirb1
-Watcheye WIFI AIS unit NMEA0183 and NMEA2000 integrated in one system
-NASA Navtex BT3 BLACKBOX WIFI unit
-Fishfinder Lowrence Hook 2 - 4 x GPS BULLET
-Navionisc digital plotter
-Liferaft Plastimo Cruiser
- Icom IC-M423G Marine Radio w GPS + AIS
-3x100 W solar panel
-Rubber boat Vetus 270 Aludeck
-Watermaker Schenker Zen 30
-Ipad for Navigation
-(almost) all wires have been replaced
-Batteries have been replaces for AGM batteries (3x130amp +1x90amp)
In 2016 the ship was equipped with a Raymarine C70 Rada. A second computer was added to serve as a chart plotter.
The ship is also equipped with:
Navtex navigation receiver w display
Vetus anchor winch, 35m chain, 2 anchors 35m spare chain.
Air X Windturbine 12V 400W
Trumatic hot air heating
Aries windvane autosteer
Vintage Sestral Moore kompas.
USB ports for phone charging
Stainless steel mast stand.
12V to 230v 600W semi sinus.
Main sail 28 m2.
Jib 14 m2.
Kluiver 22,5 m2.
Roll genua I 45 m2.
Rol lgenua II 38 m2, (66 m2 in the wind).
Stormsail (trysail) 11m2.
Spinaker 75 m2.