AS-29 Description & Inventory

AS-29 Description & Inventory

Leyenda, launched 1993.

Class : Advanced Sharpie 29.
Designer: Philip Bolger, Gloucester, Ma. U.S.
Dimensions: 29'6" x 7'10" x 1'1"-4'0"(Boards down).
Name: "Leyenda".
Builder: Matthew Nash - Booralea Wooden Boats
113 Washpool Road,
Booral. N.S.W. 2425.
Australia. Ph.49-949130.
Mob. 0428-692282.
Launched: 1993.
Reg. No: UT 690N.

Construction: WEST system 64 sheets 1/2" Fijian Kauri (7-Ply) on Clear Oregon. Bottom is two layers of 1/2" with 24 oz. triaxial f/g. /epoxy. Sides are 1/2" with two layers 6 oz. f/g. to above W.L. and one layer 6 oz. topsides. Deck and house are one layer 1/2" with 6 oz.f/g. Bulwarks are f/glassed. Finish is 2-pack polyurethane white on epoxy hi-build primer. Bottom is overlap butt as per plan and sides and deck are scarfed 8:1.

Construction of timber and spars are clear st. grain oregon. Scarfs are 12:1. All timber is epoxy saturated with polyurethane paint or varnish.

Teak trim. Saloon drop-leaf table to plan from Australian Red Cedar. Drawers aft are Aus. Red Cedar. Galley drawers are lift & pull teak clear. Lead ballast installed after launching and encased in cement with 1" ply lid under galley glued and bolted with thru'316 S.S. bolts as per plan.

Bilgeboard cases f/glassed internally with f/g. build-up at bottom corners. Bilgeboards to plan from marine alloy/ply/f/glass - 1"pins and cover plates are 316 S.S. Easy to raise and lower.

Rudder and shaft to plan - 316 S.S.
Counterbalance on mainmast is 175 lb. lead . Easy to raise and lower both masts.
Windows replaced (2000) with tinted 10mm. perspex all round.
Cleats are silver ash clear.
Bilges are dry.

General: "Leyenda" is built to plan and sits exactly on her lines. Comfortable to liveaboard with two wide berths in saloon and a large double aft. Standing headroom in galley. Later modifications were made to improve the interior accommodation.This involved widening the galley by about 4" and installing a hinged window in the front of house for thru' ventilation. There is one thru'hull opening, i.e. drain from sink located above W.L. with ball-valve. Ice Box: Top-opening . Hinges to stay open for access. 4"Foam/ ply/f/glass.

Performance is fast and responsive. AS-29 points high and sails fast downwind. In heavy conditions she behaves well when reefed down and gives a comfortable ride. Spinnaker improves performance in winds up to 15 knts. Above 15 knts. spinnaker is not necessary and 1st/2nd reef goes in gusting 15-20knts. 2nd reef at 20knts. 3rd reef not tried.


Sails: Gale & Rimmington (Melb.) Gaff main, mizzen and spinnaker. High quality, excellent cut and condition. New sail covers 2000.

Motor: Mercury 9.9 H.P. Longshaft two-stroke outboard. New prop and leg. Regular service. Reliable. (3 x 20 L. tanks).

Ground Tackle Anchors (2). 27lb. Muir CQR with 200' x 1/2 " Nylon warp & 9m. galv.chain. 22lb.Danforth kedge with 100' nylon warp and chain.

Water 150 L.( 6 Jerry Cans - Hose to galley pump). F'rd sink & hand pump (1Jerry Can).

Dinghy Bolger Shoebox Punt. WEST system . Flotation. Oars, rowlocks.
G.P.S. Garmin 120 - Large screen.

Navigation Lights. White masthead and P & S lights on cabin. Stern light .

Autopilot. Autohelm 4000 tillerpilot.

Compass. (no light)

V.H.F. Uniden.

27Mhz. G.M.E.

C.D./Radio. G.M.E.

EPIRB (Batt. exp. Feb.2000).

Awning - suspends from main & mizzen halyards.

Solar Panel 42 W. with Solarex SR8 Regulator.)

Battery Deep Cycle (new Oct.2001).

Lighting 12 V. 4 Brass lights.

Stove Maxie SS with Griller.

Sink SS with brass hand galley pump.

Fire Extinguisher

Interior Fan

Oil lamp Brass

Clock Brass

Barometer Brass

Porta Potti Fiamma brand

Fenders. 2 with 6' Oregon fender board.

Life Jackets 2

Mooring lines Assorted.

Furnishings Curtains all round . 6 cushions. Foam bunks.

"Leyenda" is complete and in excellent condition.
Price: A$55K . (Sept.2001)
Price reduced to A$45K. (Nov.2001)