AS-29 Description & Inventory
AS-29 Description & Inventory
Class : Advanced Sharpie 29.
Designer: Philip Bolger, Gloucester, Ma. U.S.
Dimensions: 29'6" x 7'10" x 1'1"-4'0"(Boards down).
Builder: Matthew Nash - Booralea Wooden Boats
113 Washpool Road,
Booral. N.S.W. 2425.
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
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
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.
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
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
Autopilot. Autohelm 4000 tillerpilot.
Compass. (no light)
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.
Oil lamp 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)