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S/Y Thetis

I bought Thetis, new, in 1984. She was named after the Greek Mythological goddess of the sea, Thetis, the mother of Achilles. Since 1984 I have had many wonderful trips and have made many modification and additions to her.

[Photograph of Thetis

Here are her specifications:

Registration: Greece
Port: Piraeus
Registration No: 3643
Calling Sign: SV9066
MMSI No: 237420200
Main Sail Area: 25 m²
Genoa Sail Area: 47 m²
Extra Sails: Small Jib, Storm Jib
Manufacturer: Jeanneau
Model:  Sun-Shine
Material: G.R.P.
Year Build: 1984
Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar
Horse Power: 30
Alternator Output: 100 A
Starting Battery Capacity: 125 Ah
House Battery Capacity: 450 Ah
Length LOA: 11.10 m
Deck Length: 10.65 m
Length LWL: 9.35 m
Draft: 1.90 m
Beam: 3.85 m
Gross Tonnage (G.R.T.): 15.65
Register Tonnage (N.R.T.): 14.04
Mast Height: 14.5 m (above sea level)
Water Capacity: 200 L
Fuel Capacity: 100 L
Primary Anchor: Rocna 25 kg, 60 m chain + 25 m line
Secondary Anchor: Brittany 35 lb, 20 m chain + 60 m line
Number of Cabins: 4 (including main cabin)
Item Make Model
Windlass Lofrans 1500 W
Radar Autohelm STR50
Wind Generator Southwest Air Marine X
AC Genset Yahaha 900 W 220V
Ampere-Hour Meter Cruising Equipment AMP-HR+
AC Charger Statpower 50 A
DC Alternator Balmar Dual 100 A
Smart Charger Balmar MaxSea MC 612
Photovoltaic Polycrystalline Panels (x2) SunWorld 90 (each)W
Solar Charge Controller Victron
DC to AC 110 V Inverter West Marine 700 W
DC to AC 220 V Inverter 500 W
Galvanic ground AC isolator
Autopilot #1 Autohelm ST-4000
Autopilot #2 Autohelm ST-4000
Compass Plastino Contest 101
Portable Fluxgate Compass Autohelm Personal Compass
First Aid Kit Professional Pharmacy  
DSC VHF Radio 1 Raymarine Ray240E
VHF Radio 2 Sailor RT144C
Portable VHF Radio Apelco Marine VXL 501
Navtex ICS ICS-6 Plus
AIS Simrad IS 50
EPIRB/GPS Transmiter ACR GlobalFix 406
GPS/Chart Plotter (C-Map) Raymarine eS75 display, RS130 GPS
Handheld GPS Garmin GPS 72
Sextant Astra 3-B
Log, Sounder, Knotmeter Autohelm ST-60+ Tridata
Sounder Ben ES-240
Wind meter Autohelm ST-60+ Wind
AM/FM Radio CD player JVC KD-G521
Binoculars Fujinon Polaris
Inlatable Life Raft Evin  
RIB tender Plefsis  
Outboard Motor Suzuki FD4 (4 cycle)
Watermaker Katadyn Powersurvivor-160E
Radar Reflector  
Electric Head Pump Jabsco  
Electric Bilge Pump Jabsco  
Electric Fresh Water Pressure Pump Johnson  
Thetis’ Interior
DC Schematic
Instruments Diagram
AC Diagram