1-3 person – Simpson’s Donkey

Name of Boat: Simpson’s Donkey

Number of crew: 1 – 3 but can be rowed solo

Material: Carbon Fibre core with fibre glass

Design: Rannoch R20

Year built: 2016

Built by: Rannoch Ocean Adventures in the UK

Previous passages: Singapore to Darwin

Equipment included in sale:
She is fitted out as an expedition boat with the following set-up:

SIMRAD electronics package including:
– SIMRAD RS35 Marine VHF
– 2 x SIMRAD GO7 Chart Plotters (one mounted on deck for rower and one mounted in cabin)
– RC42N Electronic Compass
– SIMRAD TP22 Autopilot
– SIMRAD NAIS-400 Class B-AIS with GPS Antenna
– SIMRAD WR10 wireless autopilot controller
– DT800 – depth transducer
– Schenker watermaker
– Electric Radar Reflector
– Wind speed and direction sensor

POWER
She has 200W of solar panel charging capability 
Batteries: Currently she has 2 x 120A marine AGM deep cycle batteries

LOOSE ITEMS (can be discussed if included or not in the sale)
– 2 x sets of Croker Oars
– 4 person life raft (due to expire in Jan 2019)
– Spare parts for rowing oarlocks
– Spare parts for Schenker water maker (pump, relay switch and pressure switch)
– 5 kg Anchor with numerous anchor lines of different lengths
– 9 foot Para anchor with varying length deployment and retrieval lines.
– 1 x Katadyn survivor manual water maker 
– 2 x 10l high quality drinking water drums
– 2 x fire extinguishers
– 1 x fire blanket
– Large set of flares (hand held, smoke and parachute) and airhorn

MODIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
– Strengthened the bow mounting U-bolt from 8mm to 10mm (7 tonne breaking strain) (for the para-anchor)
– Sunshades for very hot conditions (she was rowed over the equator on a very hot, often windless route through Indonesia)
– Sleeping platform on back deck for second rower (when too hot to sleep in cabin during day)
– Depth sounder (for rowing close to shore/shallow area’s)
– Stronger stainless steel tiller arm to replace carbon fibre tiller arm
– Additional strap down installed to stow life raft more securely
– Portable side mount for very small outboard motor (great for safety when conducting training rows or rowing in heavy regulated area’s e.g Singapore waters where rowing boats are illegal)

Any work required:  Service water maker and electronics

Price: GBP30,000

Stored at:  Eden, South Australia

Contact: Grant ‘Axe’ Rawlinson – grant@powerful-humans.com

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