||Yacht Artful Dodger
Model Liberator 35
Year Built 1979 (Tax Paid)
Location Southsea, Portsmouth
Engine Single Diesel
Type Volvo Penta ND2030B 29hp
Drive Shaft Drive
Layout Aft Cockpit
Artful Dodger is a Cruiser Racer built by Colvic to an Ed Dubois design and fitted out by Hartley Marine. She is a roomy 35 footer and sleeps 7 in 2 cabins. She has a double quarter berth to the stern, Saloon converts to a double and single berth and the fore peak contains a twin V berth which converts to a double. Heads, Saloon, Galley and Chart Table. Masses of storage.
GRP hull and superstructure, repainted with AWL Grip 2000
GRP/balsa sandwich deck, over layered with teak
Encapsulated Fin Keel
Skeg hung rudder
LOA 10.67m (35’3”)
LWL 8.27m (27’0”)
Beam 3.43m (11’3”)
Draft 1.65m (5’5”)
Headroom 1.8m (5’11”)
Displacement 4,576kgs (10,080lbs) 4.5 tons
Ballast 2,155kgs (4,748lbs) 2.5 tons
Rig Masthead Sloop
Spars Aluminium Alloy by SS Spars, Mast by Perkins
Standing rigging Stainless Steel completely replaced Aug 2012.
Main Slab reefing made by Bennet 1998. Lazyjacks.
Headsail Gear Renewed July 2014 with Harken ESP Jib reefing and Furling unit.
Headsail Furling Genoa by Jeckells 1996 New UV strip 2012
Spinnaker Aluminium Pole and cruising chute by crusader in snuffing sock.
Winches Two Lewmar 44ST dual speed genoa winches
Two Lewmar 34ST Spinnaker sheet winches
Two Lewmar 34ST Halyard winches
16 Spinlock Clutches
All lines lead to cockpit.
Replaced in 1996.
It was then rebuilt July 2015. Injectors: new nozzles, replaced no1 piston and conrod. Replaced big
end bearings/rings to all cylinders. Replaced water pump, replaced gaskets, oil, filters & coolant and
repainted engine. Fresh water cooled.
Engine Controls are by Morse. Fuel Tank, galvanised 127ltr (30 gallon)
Propeller - 2bladed with Rope cutter
Two 12V 110amp service batteries replaced August 2013
One 12V 90amp engine battery replaced August 2013
240v shore power.
Simpson Lawrence Electric Windlass (switches replaced 2016)
Pressurised Cold Water System
425 litre (100 gallon) water in 2 PVC tanks
Replaced Pump and Accumulator July 2013
Techimpex 2 burner cooker with oven and separate grill. Built in cooler box. Twin stainless steel sinks .
240v/12v Mobicool fridge.
Sestrel Steering compass. Refurbished and refilled Mar 2014
Nasa Clipper log
Lowrance Globalmap 3300 Plotter
Compact marine SX-25 VHF
Autohelm 3000 Autopilot
Garmin 100 Fishfinder.
Also have Garmin GPS128, Garmin GPS 120, units work but aerials have failed. Simrad RA30 radar, unit works but fault in the radar dome/wiring to dome.
35lb Bruce Anchor with chain
15lb Danforth Kedge anchor with warp
Pulpit,Pushpit & Guardwires. 4no Stanchion bases replaced April 2016
6 Fenders and fender step.
Two Horseshoe lifebouys
Fore peak cabin has pocket sprung mattress fitted Nov 2013.
Chemical toilet, however a Blake manual pump toilet (not installed) is available to be sold with the boat.
Ropes/warps/lines, large selection of these which can be sold with the boat.
Large Cockpit table stored in port side locker
Original Blueprints for the Keel and GRP Construction
Wind direction indicator