Domingo was built by Seacraft in 1961 to a design closely derived from the Maurice Griffiths' Tidewater class. She is an auxiliary Bermudan cutter rigged sailing cruiser.
She is a comfortable yacht of considerable character with good performance under both sail and power. Full details and photos now available!
Length Overall: 30'8" excluding bowsprit.
Length at Waterline: 25'
Length on deck: 30'
Max Draft: 3'7"
Domingo is conventionally layed out with a spoon bow, continuous sheer, non-immersed transom and round bilge hull with a long externally ballasted keel. There are small timber bilge keels. The rudder is transom and keel hung. Deck layout is also conventional with fore, side and aft decks with accommodation forward beneath a stepped coach roof and with a self-draining cockpit aft.
Planking is carvel in Afromosia - fastened with copper nails clenched of copper roves.
Timbers are in bent oak with sawn oak frames in place of every fifth timber in centre section.
Centreline structures are in oak with galvanised mild steel and yellow metal fastenings.
Ballast keel is incast iron.
Decks are Afromosia on ply with black PRC paying to seams.
Deck beams are in oak.
Cabin trunk and cockpit coamings are in Mahogany.
Cabin top is in plywood and cascover sheathed.
Cockpit is Mahogany and Iroko with trunk in plywood. Cockpit is self-draining.
Mast is pine in box section and varnished with twin spreaders. Tabernacle stepped.(mast currently unstepped for varnishing) In 2010 – work carried out by Waterfront Marine (Port Penrhyn, N Wales)
o Decks completely re-caulked and Coelan coated
o Toe-rails completely replaced with iroko.
Original engine was replaced in 1983 with a BMC Commander 1.5L Diesel (40hp) with a PRM hydraulically operated gear box, with single lever controls (new and 1980).
The original engine and stern gear was replaced in 1983. Single level controls replaced with new in 1980.
Engine is mounted on very flexible mounts and is connected to the shaft by an Aqua drive universal joint, with an independent thrust bearing installed in 1995.
Three bladed propeller.
Engine has been regularly serviced and the raw water pump was professionally rebuilt in 2014.
Fuel: 2 x 15 gallons(approx.) in stainless steel
Water: 2 x 10 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel
The forecabin has conventional V berths with stowage forward and beneath.
Moving aft is a heads compartment to starboard with a Baby Blake marine toilet and sink. With hanging space to port.
The saloon has a U-shaped settee to port which converts to a double berth. There is a centreline table with hinged flaps. On the starboard side is a further settee which can be used as a single berth - thus giving five berths. There are plenty of stowage lockers.
The galley area is to port near the companionway - single sink with sea water and fresh water - which is pressurise by an electric pump (new in 2009). The cooker is a single burner Origo spirit stove.
The Bengco charcoal heater is not current installed because re-gloss work is in progress.
All berth cuchions professionally replaced in 2009.
Standing Rigging and Sails
Inner and outer forestays, with twin backstays. Cap and intermediate shrouds with fore and aft lower shrouds. Running backstays. It's all stainless steel and includes chrome bronze rigging screws.
The fixed topmast forestay and aft lower shrouds were all new in 2003. Bowsprit shrouds were new in 1999. The portable top mast forestay and aft lower shrouds were new in 1996.
Mainsail with three slab reefing points
Large genoa and small genoa
Large jib and small jib
12v and 240 v ring main with modern circuit breaker.
New domestic and engine batteries in 2016.
Electric lighting was installed in 1999 - there are also three gimballed oil lamps.
Sterling battery charger
Main anchor - plough 25+ lbs.
Kedge - fishermans 25+ lbs.
Chain - approx. 100' of galvanised short link. Various warps and fenders.
ICOM VHF radio
Bidata log/echosounder - new 1999
Bosun gimballed steering compass
240v shaving socket
Cockpit and forehatch covers
Boat hook and Ensign staff.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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