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Solid and fast, she already made 8 Arctic campaigns.
She is the ideal boat for our circumnavigation of the North American continent.

Southern Star, 23 mètres de confort et de sécurité
Southern Star :

Aluminium Sloop, cutter rigged.
Built by : Stephens Marine USA
Designed by : William TRIPP

Length: 23.70m (75')
Beam : 5.60m (18')
Draft : 2.40 - 4.20m (7'6'' - 12')
Headroom : 33m (108')
Displacement : 44 tx
Power : GM 4-71 diesel 165 HP
Sail area : 340m2
Fresh water tanks : 2000 litres
Fuel tanks : 2000 litres

First class safety equipment,
Life rafts for 16 persons, 14 Helly Hansen E 307 survival suits, SARSAT Distress , automatic pilot, GPS, VHF, SSB radio, radar, Weather fax
IRIDIUM satellite phone (E-mail),
Generator : 220 volts 7kva
Tender : Semi-Rigid hull 4.3m, 25 HP outboard.

Dodger protecting the whole cokpit
Central heater with radiator in each cabin
Warm locker for wet clothes
Power : 12, 24, 220 v (12v and 220v charger)
Music : CD, DVD and VIDEO TAPE player

7 cabins (4 double, 3 twin), 3 heads, 2 showers