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A real offshore cruising boat in really good shape, ready to go round the world.

Gilbert Caroff (now semi-retired) has about 5000 boats of his design in the water, motor boats, canal boats and sailboats. He has made a speciality in exploratory and polar sailboats. He is well know for being the architect with the highest number of "civil" sailboat that have gone to the north pole, the antartic, and that have spend years in the ice and some even did the travel around the world through the north pole passages...

He is mostly unknown in North America because his website is only in french. This is sad because there are some technical papers on his site, one is very interesting where he explain why a "deriveur" - there is no english word for this centerboard is close but do not reflect the true nature of it - thus why a deriveur is safer in a following sea in a storm than any keel boat that can broach and trip over the keel if a large wave catch the boat. On a deriveur, when the winds blow hard and you have to run before the gale, the helmsman lift the keel (which has no ballast inside) and then the boat freed from that added resistance plane on waves and if a wave want to push the boat on one side, the boat just slip like a soap in the water. Impossible to trip or to broach. Very safe. No life lost in any of his boats that have been in harsh place like Spitsbergen and Antartic.
His most popular designs are flat bottom, deck saloon, deriveur (center board) sailboats that can land on the bottom and have less than 3 feet of draft.

Caroff is the only architect know with so much of its boat having gone on the poles and Dujardin, the builder has built most of Caroff aluminum design.

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General Description
Builder/Designer Dujardin / Caroff Engine/Fuel Yanmar 3YM30 diesel 30HP
Model 360 aluminum Year: 1990   2007 - 650 hours
Length 36' 10.70 mts Accommodation Sleep 6 between Vberth,salon and aft cabin
Beam 3,80 mts Galley
  • 2 burners stove with oven ENO
Draft 0.80 / 1.90 mts
Less than 3' with centerboard up
 
  • Danfoss refrigeration
  • 2 large sinks
Equipment
Electronics
  • Autopilot Simrad AP16
  • Wind/Depth/Speed
  • GPS Furuno
  • VHF Navicom with ASN
  • SSB Icom 718 + PactorII
  • Radar Furuno 20 miles
  • AIS / Sailmail
Electrical
  • Alternator 60 Amps
  • 3 X 110 w solar panels with regulator
  • Windcharger Superwind 350w
  • Battery Charger 15A
  • House bank 4 Trojan batteries 450A
  • Engine bank 80A
  • Inverter 12 to 110/220
  • radio/cd player
Tankage
  • Fuel: 200 lts
  • Water: 240 lts
Dinghy
  • 9' Caribe hard bottom inflatable
  • 8hp Yamaha Enduro
Anchors
  • Electric windlass Lofrans
  • 17 kg CQR anchor with 60 mts chain, 20 mts rode
  • 16 kg Britanny anchor with 30 mts of chain

Sails/Deck Gear

 

  • Mainsail 2009 with lazzybag + spare
  • Genoa 2009 on furling + spare
  • Asymetrical spinnaker with socks
  • Stormsail
Miscellaneous
  • Survival raft 2003 Arimar
  • Radar arch
  • Dinghy davits
  • Bimini
 
  • Winter cover
  • Cruise Equipped
  • Lots of spares
  • Sandblasted and antifouled dec 2012
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