Tiata, our magic carpet…



Sailing Catamaran


Name Meaning: ‘Little Dolphin‘ in Papua New Guinean.

There is also the legend of Tiata: The little white Goddess of the Sea 

now I know why I always feel safe….

Flying the spinnaker...

Flying the spinnaker…

No place like home...

No place like home…

Inside Tiata

Inside Tiata

Call Sign: NP537Q

Design: Easy 37′ 11.27 meters – Launched February 2005

Beam: 5.9meters,   Draft: 0.6,   Displacement: Approx 4 Tonne   Keel: Mini Keels   Rudder: Spade


Bathed in afternoon sun

Bathed in afternoon sun


Hull and Decks: 9mm Ply fully glassed, epoxy saturated inside, 2 pack sprayed – underside of bridge deck is 12mm

Electrical: 12V wired 240V  (completely rewired 7/2012)    Radio: Raymarine E43035 49E VHF Radio  (5/2011)   Log and Sounder, GPS: Raymarine E22072-P ST60+ promo pack (2011)

Autopilot: Raymarine E12093 ST 4000 Mk2 Wheel Drive (2010),  Backup Autopilot: TMQ AP55

Sound System: AM/FM radio with CD   TV: Fusion 22′ 12Volt (2013)

Solar Panels: 2 x Trina Solar – 230W-24V Solar Panels   Inverter: Victron Compact Multi 12Volt 1200VA 50AMP [CMP 12/200/50-16]   Batteries: 6 x 12Volt 105 AH AGM Deep Cycle Batteries (5/2012)    Battery Monitor: Victron Energy BMV600 Battery Monitor [BMV600] (2012)

Water Desalinator: Katadyn PowerSurviour 80E/12/Volt (2013) “to be installed on arrival”  Bladders 400 Ltrs





Berths: 2 x Queens, 2 x Single. Main with  Single Sided innerspring (7/2013)   Headroom: 6’4″   Internal Finish: Epoxy Two Pack Paint, Rosewood   Toilet: 12Volt TMC with Macerator (2012)  Holding Tank: Yes    Hot Water: Gas Stove: Smev 3 Burner   ( 7/2013)   Grill: Smev Mini Grill ( 7/2013)   Fridge: Isotherm Cruise 165 Fridge (150Ltr)/Freezer (45 Ltr)   Sink: S/S with Hot/cold, filtered, salt taps  

Above Deck

Steering: Wheel, Chain and Cable Winches: 3 x Self Tailers   Anchors:  1 x Sarca – Excel with 33 meters of Chain and 100 meters of Wrap (new 7/2013)   Anchor Winch: Electric   BBQ: Stainless Steele Cookout BBQ   Life Rails: Stainless Steel (replaced 2011)


Tiata in Pink

Tiata in Pink


Brand: 2 x Yamaha 4 Stroke 9.9Hp, 2 Cylinders ( 9/2011).   Fuel: Unleaded   Speed: 7.5 knots Cruising   Tender: Aurora hard bottom, Hypalon 295 with Yamaha 2 Stroke 8Hp (2011)


Masthead:  Alloy, anodised    Boom: Alloy with 1 x 19 Stainless Steele Rigging   Prodder: Prodder pole 1.8m 60mm diameter Anodised with Gooseneck base casted stainless steel suit 1/2″ pin


Main: Fully battened Main in Stackpack with 2 reefs, 130% Genoa on Reefurl,   Jib: Jib/staysail on inner Forestayalso on Reeffurl. Running Rigging is all Double Brais   Spinnaker:  95 sq meters in a sock


Safety and General Equipment

2 x Inflatable Life Jackets, 2 x Adult, 1 x Child, Life Ring with with light, V Sheet, Safety Blanket, 2 x Fire Extinguishers, EPIRB, Ssries Drogue, Swim Ladder, Fixed Awning over Cockpit (new 2012), Cover on Internal windows, Bolt Cutters, Saw


Our Magic carpet..

Our Magic carpet..


Posted June 30, 2013 by lynsoutside

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