The Boat

The Boat
Designed by Peter Bosgraaf
Length 36 Feet
Classification Pure Class. Purpose built 6 man Ocean rowing boat.
We have installed a WaterMaker to allow us to produce our own drinking water from Ocean
water. The EPIRB will automatically alert rescue services should the crew get into trouble.
We have see me Radar. This is an electrical device that ensures that any passing shipping
sees the boat to prevent collisions.
We have a top of the range GPS system installed. A route planner. Internet, VHF radio to
allow us to communicate with shipping and full satellite communications. We will generate all
of the power for this using Solar panels and Efoy power cells. Because of their previous
Ocean rowing experience the crew know which items of kit are essential to ensure success
of our mission. This is a top of the range boat crewed by experienced Ocean Rowers.
Storage There is storage in both cabins as well as under the deck which is accessed
through waterproof hatches.
Safety features:
The boat is self-righting when all areas of the deck will be kept clear and
adequate ballast water is stowed correctly in the Hull. She has numerous
water tight compartments throughout all used for storage and each one able
to pumped out manually or electric bilge pump in case of flooding. Life Raft
suitable for all 6 crew members. Individual crew Survival suits.
Electrical See Me. EPIRB. UHF/VHF radios. Bilge. Solar Panels. Efoy fuel cells. Auto
Helm as back up to manual steering. Weather router. GPS tracking syste.
Yellow brick tracker. Satellite phone and Wifi hotspot.

We have installed a WaterMaker to allow us to produce our own drinking water from Ocean
water. The EPIRB will automatically alert rescue services should the crew get into trouble.
We have see me Radar. This is an electrical device that ensures that any passing shipping
sees the boat to prevent collisions.
We have a top of the range GPS system installed. A route planner. Internet, VHF radio to
allow us to communicate with shipping and full satellite communications. We will generate all
of the power for this using Solar panels and Efoy power cells. Because of their previous
Ocean rowing experience the crew know which items of kit are essential to ensure success
of our mission. This is a top of the range boat crewed by experienced Ocean Rowers.