Type: Vanguard 1300 – Koopmans design – Year of construction 1988.

This steel yacht has been specially designed for long-distance travel. It is »custom built«, that means it was specially modified to our needs.
VAT is paid.

Vanguard 1300 – Steuerbord

Cutter rig, flush-deck
Bowsprit in stainless steel
Continuous revolving stainless steel railing
Continuous rudder axle
Straight traveler track
Window in the cockpit, especially for ventilation
Garage for sliding hatch
Basement for sprayhood
Two spinnaker poles, fixed on deck (for double headsails)
Mast tracks for two spinnaker pole sliders
Dinghy incl. outboard

Vanguard 1300 – Bug

Length: 12,95 m
Width: 3,85 m
Draft: 1,80 m
Weight: 16,5 tons
Mast heigth: 17,5 m over deck
Complete rigging (shrouds and stays) in 10 mm

Motor: Yanmar 4JHTE – 55 HP
Diesel tank: 600 litre

Water tank: 600 litre
Watermaker (25 litre/hour)
Water purifier »Seagul«

12 Volt (104 Ah starter battery, 400 Ah service batteries)
180 watt solar panel and wind generator »Aerogen«

Mainsail with lazy-jack, jiffy reefing, 3 reef rows (45 m2)
Cutter jib (jib hanks – 20 m2)
2 x jib sails à 45 m2
Blister with reef bag – 135 m2
Storm jib – 8 m2

Wheel control hydraulically
Autopilot on the hydraulic control, switchable to electrical mechanical operation
ARIES vane gear permanently installed to emergency tiller
Chartplotter with GPS
Marine radio VHF and SW
Pactor-3 modem for weather reports and grib files (also for mails)

Safety equipment
6 persons life raft (maintained 2014)
Epirb (maintained 2014)

2 cabins (6 sleeping places)
1 wet room
Gas cooker
Refrigerator, combined with freezer (60 L + 25 L)

Vanguard 1300 – gemütlicher Salon

Vanguard 1300 – Achterkabine

Vanguard 1300 – Bugkabine