Chart ta­ble

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seat, small hand basin and large hang­ing locker. The wa­ter tank is un­der the seat and aft end of the berth, but there is stowage for­ward un­der the bunk and deep shelves above. The large hatch is an es­sen­tial exit in the event of a gal­ley fire. Three open­ing port­lights pro­vide good air cir­cu­la­tion to this cabin.

All the space at the af­ter end has to be paid for some­where – the fore­cabin. The com­pact fore­cabin con­tains a 1.83m x 1.86m (6ft x 6ft 1in) vee-berth, that nar­rows to just 0.18m (7in) at the foot. There is stowage un­der and a small hang­ing locker with shoe bin, as well as deep shelves. A hatch and two port­lights pro­vide am­ple ven­ti­la­tion and nat­u­ral light, al­though an all-weather mush­room vent would be nice. The aft-fac­ing chart ta­ble is to star­board, im­me­di­ately by the com­pan­ion­way steps. It’s a good size with a ded­i­cated seat, un­der which is a large stowage bin con­tain­ing the bat­ter­ies. There is a use­ful shelf along­side for pi­lot books and plenty of room on the bulk­head for mount­ing in­stru­ments. The orig­i­nal switch panel is quite good and fea­tures two LED bat­tery me­ters and ther­mal cir­cuit break­ers.

There is an abun­dance of wood in the cosy sa­loon

The L-shaped lin­ear gal­ley is to port, in the cor­ri­dor that leads to the vast aft cabin

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