The Vindo 32 is a traditional long keel cruising sloop built in Sweden in sufficient numbers to get the details right - being the smallest model in the fleet, she benefits from slightly oversized gear and is an extremely able and safe cruiser only limited by fuel and water capacity. The interior is entirely original. This boat has sadly been neglected due to other commitments and is offered as a project to some one wishing to bring a 'grand old lady' back to her glory days. CLASSIC QUALITY IN NEED OF RESTORATION. Where is Gryff Rees Jones when you want him?
Traditional forepeak with good chain locker and infill. Heads with sliding basin and storage locker and pumper water. Opposite this a small hanging locker with shelves is situated. The main saloon has two large berths with a pilot berth formed by the raised seat back. The fixed centre table has an extending leaf and seats 5-6 comfortably in harbour. Nav station takes a folded admiralty chart with storage under plus large storage locker. Instrument mounting area accomodates items listed. Galley with sink, cool box and 2 burner cooker with grill under a sliding worktop.
Mechanical and Rigging
GRP Hull, cockpit and deck. with some internal mouldings. Teak laid deck over. Solid Mahogany coach roof with canvas covered top. Replacement Engine 1998/9 Beta 722 18HP 3 Cylinder diesel complete with gearbox, new mountings, shaft and 3 bladed propellor. 350 Hours. 50 Amp alternator is fitted with diodes to charge the battery bank of 1 dedicated 85 amp starting battery plus 2 x 85 amphr house batteries which have a change over switch to allow emergency engine starting. Fuel: 50L stored in high quality removable stainless tank on starboard side. Water: 100L in stainless steel tank above keel. Bermudan sloop rigged with Selden spars. All running and standing rigging renewed in 1997/8. New Nemo self furling gear and genoa 1997/8. Mainsail renewed in 1996. Slab reefing. Storm Jib and Trisail. Plus ghoster.
2 Batteries. 16 Relay Electrical distribution panel. Cetrek integrated wind instruments (Wind speed & direction, Close Hauled and depth) Repeater for all data over the chart table. C-Map cartridge type chart navigator provides excellent and accurate position fixing in conjunction with a seperate SATNAV. Speed made good etc giving back up to the main navigator. NAVICO RT 65005VHF 1996 and NAVTEX receiver. Navigation lights are fitted fore and aft plus a working and mast light. The cabins have the usual 12v lighting with flourescent over the galley and chart table which also has a 'stalk' light and a mains 240v power and main cabin light is also fitted plus a mains transformer for battery top up. 35 Ib CQR anchor with 60m of 4/16 chain plus a second 15Ib kedge anchor with warp plus two folding anchors. Viking liferaft in fibreglass container designed to fit around the hatch garage. New Antal 16 Self tailing genoa winches and 2 Lewmar Halyard winches. Partially fitted 700W electric anchor winch with manual facility and remote deck controls with all wiring etc, ready to install. Stainless steel pulpit with lifelines plus pushpit with folding swimming and boarding ladder. 3 large capacity whale bilge pumps are fitted. 1 in main cockpit, 1 in the galley and the 3rd in the forepeak originally used in conjunction with a flexible holding tank which could be replaced and with a seperate seacock.
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