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Standard Equipment

This is an abbreviated list of the items most often asked about by our clients in their questions to us, as extracted from the full inventory carried on each yacht.

All our yachts carry as standard all equipment mandated by the UK Department of Transport Code of Practice for charter vessels. A complete list is carried on each yacht.

For Non-standard items specific to individual yachts see the relevant yacht’s page


  • Electric anchor windlass (except Elan 333 “Elanor”)
  • Main anchor with chain and second anchor
  • Spray hood providing shelter for cockpit and companion hatch
  • Standard sailing equipment including:
  • roller jib
  • mainsail with
  • three slab reefs,
  • lazy jacks,
  • zippered storage bag
  • some yachts have in-mast furling instead of slab reefing. Where applicable this is indicated in the yachts’ pages


  • Life Raft with emergency release
  • Life buoys, floating lights and dan buoy
  • Jack stays for life lines
  • Flare pack
  • Life jackets (gas bottle inflation) with harnesses and safety lines
  • Thermal protection aids
  • First aid kits
  • Smoke alarms and gas alarm
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Spare Navigation lights
  • Tool kit
  • Spares
  • Sail repair kit


  • Galley with cooker (two burners and oven)
  • Refrigerator and stainless steel galley sink(s)
  • All cooking essentials, pots pans, cutlery and crockery etc etc
  • Heads compartment(s) with shower
  • Hot water pressurised system
  • Warm air heating
  • Bilge pumps (2)


  • Electronic chart plotter
  • GPS
  • VHF (2)
  • Wind speed and direction
  • Log: Speed & Distance
  • Depth Sounder.


  • Charts, Admiralty and Imray
  • Sailing directions by Clyde Cruising Club (CCC) and/or Martin Lawrence
  • Almanac
  • Binoculars
  • Hand bearing compass
  • Barometer

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