***  s.y ELMADAM  ***

COR-TEN Steel Kecth sailing boat, built 1993
Type design is  VitaNova 44

  • 22 tons weight
  • 17 meter long
  • 4,2 meter width
  • 19,7 meter high
  • Depth 2,5 meter
Elmadam sailing


  • mainsail   35 m2
  • Profurl genua      80 m2
  • mizzen     15 m2
  • Profurl foresail    25 m2 with rail
  • spinnaker 150 m2 with sock
  • All sails can be taken out and in near at control point, also reefing action ( safety reason)
  • Both masts have HST mast ladders up to the top
  • Mast are made by Swan with thick min 8mm material.
  • The front mast is supported by 13 pieces of 8mm and10mm wires. Rear mast supported with 8 pieces of 8mm wires
  • Boom brake in main mast boom

Diesel engine Ford 115hp marine , Gearbox Velvet Drve 72C

Andersen full stainless steel winches

2ea ST52 manual for genua and foresail sheet

2ea ST42 for: ( one with electric motor )

  • mainsail up
  • mainsail sheet
  • foresail in
  • genua in
  • mainsail reefing
  • Many winches on masts and on booms too


40kg CQR bow-anchor with 50 meter 10mm chain

1000W windlass

30kg Cobra- anchor at rear with 70 meters of line


2 x 500 liters fuel tanks

4ea water tanks together about 750 liters

Septic tank HST 220 liters

Dirty water tank 200 liters

Bow thruster

  • type: Side Power hydraulic
  • 160kg trust power
  • tunnel 220mm diameter

Electric systems

  • 12VDC main system
  • charge-systems

    – 25A CTEK M300 boat charger for 40-500 Ah main batteries

    – 0,8A CTEK upkeeper charger for start battery

    – Bosch 90A generator for main batteries

    – Lukas 45A generator for start battery

    – 3 x 50W sunpanels with controller, max 9A

    – Windgenerator Ruthland 913, 100W with brake and controller Ruthland HRDi, max 8A

    – Prop-generator when sailing up to 15A(200W) with controller

  • 1 x 100Ah start battery
  • 2 x 250Ah AGM main batteries = 500Ah
  • 230VAC can use when in harbour and many sockets are in cabins and kitchen
  • 230VAC ground power come to boat through isolation transformer
  • 300W and 700W invertes
  • Battery banks control and monitoring system for all current used and charged

Navigation and another devices

  • Raymarine E120W chartplotter up on steering control center with Raymarine ST6002 SmartPilot autopilot control device and with its own GPS antenna
  • Raymarine SPX 30 autopilot SmartPilot systems with 100W hydraulic pump for useing rudder of the boat
  • Radar Raymarine RD 418 HD ( digital ) which is supported and stays level with the horizon
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind, Log and Depth Displayes, big wind vane on the main mast top
  • Furuno GP 7000 chartplotter for inside on navigation wall (on standby) with its own antenna
  • Secondary Autopilot ST4000+ with Wheel Drive ( in store )
  • Garmin GPS 128 (on standby)
  • Garmin hand GPS use by batteries (on standby)
  • VHF Marine radio Northstar 721
  • SeaTracer AIS TX/RX class B
  • ICS Nav6 Navtex for weather and marine trafic receiver
  • extra Acer VGA slave monitor for chartplotters inside
  • Raymarine Smartcontroller Wireless Handset device for autopilot
  • Quick wireless handset device for bow thuster and electronic winch motor on deck ( 3 channels are in space )
  • Device space for different electronic and electric computers under navigation table. For example wifi network with webswitches, temps and electric monitoring systems. Many things can control over network.

See foto below

Electronic space

  1. 230VAC Main control and protection
  2. CTEK ground charger 25A
  3. 700W inverter
  4. Raymarine SPX-30 autopilot computer
  5. Autopilot wiring center
  1. Raymarine SPX-30 autopilot computer
  2. Seatalk center box
  3. Quick Remote control box
  4. Raymarine Switch box for autopilot and radar
  5. 300W inverter
  6. 700W inverter
  1. Anchor Chain Calculator Unit
  2. Boat Main Computer
  3. Timer clock
  4. LTE Router
  5. Relay box 12VDC/230VAC
  6. Voltage Transformer 12VDC—5VDC/3VDC
  7. Microbit Web- switches and thermomentries
  8. Light Information for main batteries
  9. Control unit

Heaters and warm water

  • Eberspächer D5WS water heater with 60litres warm water reservation tank.
  • every room have own heater with thermostat unit.
  • Ford engine when running can also heat the boat water system and extra salon heater
  • in toilet there is warm water for hands and shower


  • Navigation light down on the side and also up on the mast
  • Running light
  • Anchor light
  • Deck light
  • Red night-light inside the boat
  • LED lights inside
  • One underwater light on forward…use when dark time wanted to land
  • Steel safebox in rear cabin

Other equipment

  • 4 stroke 5 HP motor and 3 personal dinghy attached to davit
  • 70 meters 4 tns clotch for rear anchor
  • wooden skybridge in rear
  • stainless sprayhood with open front windows and upper cover for steering person
  • Two windshield wipers for inside steering in the rain
  • The swim platform and its ladder into the water are raised when sailing
Light wind
Light wind…no problems…enjoy
Spring 2021

Going into the water after spring maintenance

2021 Spring
2021 Spring
Going to water after maintenance


Going to sailing after some day in harbort