JANDY: CREWBAY TEXT 9/1/14
FIND A CREW CREWBAY and LATITUDE 38 UPDATED;
NEWS/UPDATE; The vessel is currently in San Francisco USA and has joined a fleet of whale research vessels and will now offer individuals an opportunity to learn and work with whale researchers, performing hands-on, identification, tracking and recording of whales and cetaceans in the Pacific Ocean, North America Coastal region from San Francisco to the Sea of Cortez, LaPaz, Mexico. Sailing aboard is to be in periods of 2 weeks at sea or more, living and working aboard on a volunteer basis, while learning to use using scientific marine instruments, recording equipment and experiencing sights and sounds few ever see or hear, supported on a donation/contribution basis. Of course, living and sailing aboard also includes participating in every aspect of operating, sailing, navigating and working the boat from watch to galley. Safe Sail, Sea Ya Soon . . . . . . . . . . . . _/)_
JANDY is a World-Class, Sparkman & Stephens classic, retractable keel, blue water rigged, auxiliary sloop, designed by Olin Stephens, built to Lloyd’s specifications. Construction; carvel plank, Alaska Yellow Heart on French White Oak, bronze fastened w/solid Burma Teak stem, keelson, horn timber, transom, house, cockpit & deck with box construction Sitka Spruce mast & boom.
The boat features ample deck space topside, large foredeck, large cockpit, stand-alone seated pilot station center console w/360º walk around. Below, you find a roomy galley to Port w/4 burner gimbaled stove/oven/broiler, ice box & ample food lockage under counters & under deck to Port. Just below 2 Starboard, a Navstation w/ FURUNO RADAR, ICOM M-604 VHF, GPS/Nav. computer side by side w/traditional navigation apparatus to include a Sextant, scopes, etc., aft Water Closet is just forward.
Down below, a lofty portion of headroom at near 7’. Main Salon to Starboard, a double berth w/bookshelf above, under deck. Below is stepless deck sole of Teak & Holly & the entire interior is varnished Teak. To Port, Main Salon features a U shaped settee w/turning table w/single berths upper & lower & large under seat stowage. Brass reading lamps w/large brass WC Oil Yacht Lantern, 6" “striking" ship's clock, barometer & clinometer adorn the salon & berths.
The Main Salon also features a large clear hatch in the housetop overhead, 4, 14” bronze portlights & 4 full cabin side deadlights aft. WC w/shower foreward to Port w/ample linen, toiletry, first-aid and supplies stowage & large stowage, Oil Skin locker to Starboard. Owner’s Stateroom is foreward with chain locker/focsle & forepeak stowage, forward.
NAVSTATION; On-board Electronics - FURUNO VX2 RADAR/Chartplotter/SONAR, FURUNO GPS33, C-MAP Wides, Nav computers, video editing, photography, publishing, writing, emailing, surfing (net), DVD viewing (yes, 200+ movies too) and other computer needs for underway & abroad in addiction to the on-board instruments lab and data acquisition equipment. Printers for printing needs to include; Data acquisition reports, SAT WX GRIB downloads, chart/regions and bathymetrics, photograph & travel doc print outs. Communications; ICOM M-604 VHF radiotelephone with 2X remotes & ICOM VHF handhelds, JRC/Kenwood TKM-707 SSB Radiotelephone, iSatPhone & GSM cell phones. Safety/signaling equipment and supplies; far beyond required, full on board SOLAS level kits as well as fire fighting equipment.
Topside, the boat is rigged with all bronze hardware, large fore deck, large walk around decks, large aft deck, full vessel lifeline with blue water sailing mesh netting & large cockpit with walk around center pilot station w/binnacle, remote ICOM VHF mic/speaker/controller, RAYHEON Wind, Speed & Depth gauges at the pilot station, RAYMARINE Wind & FURUNO GP33 forward, on the aft bulkhead of the house, SIMRAD/Robertson Autopilot control head in companionway, with remote at pilot station. On the transom cap rail stands a 316SS tower w/Aerogen 6 Wind turbine, SOLAR panel, 2, FURUNO GPS receivers, 2nd. VHF and long range WiFi antennas, ACR GlobalFix Pro GPS EPIRB and over water aft & aft deck lights. EQ- 3 battery banks to include, double "8D" house, "Group 27 F" engine room, reverse osmosis fresh water maker, 200W & 2000W Sine wave inverters.
There are NO washer/dryers, microwaves or HAIR dryers onboard! The boat carries an extensive supply of engine & rigging parts, tools, supplies & equipment, stowed "in-the-ready" on-board. Tender(s) 2 ZODIAC's, outboard; Evinrude 4.5HP Deluxe & YAMAHA 6HP. For beginners or experienced, a complete sailing experience includes gaining proficiency w/RADAR, SONAR, GPS, Chartplotters, Satellite WX, SSB & VHF Radiotelephones, SAT eMail/Internet, paper chart plotting & course logging, log entry, setting the sails, the rig, keeping watch, maintaining the vessel and systems, prepping meals, whale and cetacean research to include identifying, tracking and recording whales, dolphins, other cetaceans and marine mammals, as well as water quality sampling, pollution tracking, etc. There's a lot more, but, you probably get the jist from what has been mentioned. Contact the vessel if you are interested in crewing aboard. navstation at sailingjandy DOT com