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Looking aft from galley

Looking aft from galley

with headroom 7' and a cabin beam of 12' one never feels cramped

drop down table creates desk

drop down table creates desk

Handy for children, computer work, extra table

looking forward from galley

looking forward from galley

bright and spacious

ample library

ample library

fiddle closes library for passages

dinette and lounge

dinette and lounge

table drops down to make double birth

wood stove and shower door

wood stove and shower door

demand propane heater for dedicated shower (which doubles as locker for rain gear)

shower

shower

ample fresh water makes this a welcome luxury

passage to aft cabin

passage to aft cabin

fuel and water tanks, batteries, and electrical panel live under the bridge deck

galley

galley

designed with ample counter space, this galley makes food prep a pleasure

counter with fridge under

counter with fridge under

A lift top fridge keeps cold from escaping. Drawers surround on all sides.

Looking aft from forepeak

Looking aft from forepeak

Door affords privacy to fore peak . Foot of fore mast carved by Richard Charlie of Penelakut Island.

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Fore peak

Fore peak

Double birth-comfy and private. Full hanging locker and cabinets to port.

Chain locker

Chain locker

Ahead of bunk, full access to chain locker with extra line stowage.

Aft cabin

Aft cabin

Engine box (sides remove to give complete access to engine) Top is chart table and work bench. Head to port. Quarter births either side.

Aft

Aft

Passage to main cabin, drawers for tools

top of engine box

top of engine box

Full chart lay out on top of engine box

aft

aft

lift up workbench is close to tool drawers. Engine box becomes work space.

aft cabin looking aft

aft cabin looking aft

Navigation equipment all swings out to be visible from cockpit

3 cylinder GM diesel

3 cylinder GM diesel

Sides of box come away for access. Engine will fit through skylight , if ever necessary to remove it.Panels insulated for noise

Head -port side aft cabin

Head -port side aft cabin

Bronze head with holding tank/over board options. Sea chest handles all salt water needs. Only 2 thru' hulls in boat.

computer for electronic navigation

computer for electronic navigation

Computer, GPS , fire extinguisher

Furuno radar

Furuno radar

Radar swings out for viewing from cockpit

helm and aft cabin

helm and aft cabin

All lines lead here, to the cockpit. Autopilot gives you freedom when on watch.

deck box aft.cabin and cockpit

deck box aft.cabin and cockpit

removable dodger keeps helmsman and nav.equipment out of the weather

clear decks

clear decks

wide decks and low cabins mean you can move quickly with safety

close hauled

close hauled

Cradle covers remain in place and catch the sails as you drop them. Being beamy, Grail Dancer is comfortable on all points of sail.

bronze binnacle

bronze binnacle

LOOKING AFT

reliable worm gear steering

reliable worm gear steering

Traditional bronze worm gear steering with electric auto pilot for safety and freedom

samson post , hydraulic windlass

samson post , hydraulic windlass

hydraulic windlass ensures effortless leaving even in deep anchorage

bronze bell

bronze bell

fog alarm or dinner bell it has good resonance

fife rails

fife rails

fife rails at each mast keep lines off deck, and extra lines readily available

forepeak hatch

forepeak hatch

fresh air in warm weather, rapid stowage of top sails, exit from forepeak.

Traditional quarter bits .

Traditional quarter bits .

Stern bitts for towing, or making fast a heavy load.Stepped below deck on heavy stringers.

1 cylinder Kubota diesel

1 cylinder Kubota diesel

Deck engine runs a 190amp alternator, emergency fire/bilge pump

small tall ship at rest
Grail Dancer bow on
topsails raised
full sail
topsails drawing
Grail Dancer under way
with travel lift
Schooner Grail Dancer has classic grace but modern systems.
        Grail Dancer is fast and steady on a down wind course.
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