Spindrift 43 Pilothouse


Tour below decks

Chinese copy of the awesome, hammer forged Versa-Vise. (if you can find an original, expect to pay MUCH more). Used this versatile vise to modify remove the staked thumb nuts from the Leupold VX-Freedom 1.5-4 Pig Plex riflescope.

Reliable Perkins 4.236

Comfortable in foul or cold weather

Brass hanging oil cabin light and bulkhead mounted "steaming" light add great ambiance.


45# stainless CQR

85# Mantus 2015

105# Mantus 2015

45# Delta

Fortress FX-55

(2) 150' 5/8 braided ride

250' 3/8 chain ride

150' 3/4 three strand ride

Capilano hydraulic steering in cockpit and pilothouse

Perkins 4-246 diesel clean and reliable ear 2000 hours. Shop manual. New alternator 2015.

Aquadrive 14100

Jabsco macerator

C-Head composting marine head

Groco marine head


Brass hanging cabin kerosene lamp

Brass Masthead kerosene lamp

Most overhead lamps retrofitted with LED bulbs 2015

LED spreader lights 2015

Attwood V1250 bilge pump

Groco flanged seacocks 2015

Lofrans Tiger 1000 anchor windlass

SeaWard Hillerange propane stove and oven

Signet MK 172 depthsounder

Signet MK 254 wind instrument

Signet MK 267 photo of

Rudder position indicator

Racor two stage fuel filters installed R20S and R20P with spares 2015

Shurflo Fresh water pump

Shurflo seawater pump

Hood SeaFuel 3250 headship


Three boat hooks

Emergency tiller

Lewco battery charger

Sailing is safer than driving a car…except for the part where you're often alone, distant from medical facilities, and frequently beyond communication. Carry a Trauma Kit from Mountain Man Medical.