A classically styled sailing yacht designed for ease of handling and excellent performance, the Spirit 44E is ideal for cruising or life aboard without needing to use hydrocarbons
Accommodation is for four people in an atmosphere of understated elegance, built to the highest specification with no compromise on comfort or equipment.
She is powered by an electric drive with a hugely efficient propeller regeneration whilst sailing. This allows living on board for extended periods as long as you go sailing!
There is an option to add a small emergency back up generator to extend your motoring distance or cooking on electricity.
Owners suite forward: Vee berth or double central bed. Overhead hatches for light and ventilation. Plentiful hanging locker space plus multiple cupboards and drawers.
Guest Starboard cabin: Twin single berth with storage on the hull side and between the berths.
Head with shower: Located forward near the master cabin to port with shower, basin and toilet, with overhead skylight for natural light and ventilation.
Saloon: Saloon with dining seating for 4 around central table. Sofa arrangement on starboard.
Saloon open plan access to:
Galley : To port of companionway steps. Front opening fridge. Two burner spirit cooker with oven below. Double sink with mixer tap. Refuse bin mounted under work surface. Tailor-made stowage for cutlery, crockery and utensils supplied by the client.
Navigation station: Located to starboard of the companionway steps and linked to the aft cabin. Froward facing navigation table with stowage for Almanac, pilot books, charts, instrumentation etc.
Rig: Carbon fibre mast and boom with nitronic rod rigging.
Aft deck: Aft deck with plenty of room for sun-bathing and fitting of option build in solar panels. Lazarette for stowage with access to stowed dinghy and all cruising equipment. Access through aft deck hatches lifting on balanced gas struts.
Mooring: Primary anchor 12kg mated to 8mm calibrated chain mounted on at the bow with self-stowing rollers. Lewmar vertical windlass complete with remote deployment and stowage from the helm and foredeck. Fairleads fitted to foredeck, midships and stern. Mooring cleats fitted inside bulwarks.
Helm: Instrumentation to clients requirements. Ritchie 5” steering compass fitted to binnacle. 40” Mahogany and stainless steel wheel fitted with steering brake. Single lever propulsion lever near helm position.
DC electrics: OceanVolt 48V 30.4kW Lithium batteries located in the saloon for propulsion. Domestic 12V battery charged by 48V batteries sized to match load. All wiring to be tinned.
Deck safety: Fixed push pits and pull pit and demountable stanchions fitted with flush deck sockets and s/s guardwires. Strong points for harness attachment in the cockpit and for jackstays.