Koopmans 43 pilot house

Cruising sailing vessel designed by Dick Koopmans Sr., design 359-286
Built by Jachtbouw Folmer, Rijs, NL


Classic centerboard design by famous D. Koopmans Sr. As with all his designs, they excel in seaworthiness, cruising performance and safety – fully equipped for long distance cruising.

Launched
Hull material
Loa
Beam
Draft
Displacement
Tonnage gross
Airdraft
1999
Aluminum
13.00 mtr
3.76 mtr
1.40 mtr / 2.70 mtr
14.5MT with full tanks
gross 13 and net 4, which 6 tonnes lead ballast in hull
standing mast 18.20 m, lowered mast 2.15 m
General
Custom built one-off with aluminum hull, deck and superstructure. Round bilged hull. Full bilged keel, skeg hung rudder, hydraulically (manually) operated centerboard.
Interior by carpenters Jan Bakker and Henk Brasser in addition to Ron Veldstra
Construction
build
ballast
bulkheads
hull shape
hull material
deck material
superstructure
floor construction
paint system
varnish
interior material
insulation

steering


windvane
aluminum welded
6 tonnes lead
1 construction bulwark
round bilge
aluminum
aluminum with painted anti-skid
aluminum
plywood fixed with lots of hatches
sandblasted, De Ijssel 2 component paint on superstructure and Trilux 33 antifouling
Epifanes
plywood decora and massive teak and teak veneer
closed cell foam on inside hull and superstructure, sprayed on
Whitlock king cobra mk III, emergency tiller, emergency rudder hook, Simrad autopilot
Windpilot Pacific,
Accommodation
Cabins
2 with double berths, total 6 berths, of which 3-4 sea berths
Rigging
Rig

Mast
Sails

winches
reefing system
centerboard
backstay adjuster

boomvang
sail covers
cutter rigged with slab reefed mainsail and furling yankee and cutter headsails
Proctor custom made aluminum
main 2009 Quantum 32 m2;
yankee 2014 UK-deVries sails 39 m2;
cutter 2014 UK-devries sails 23 m2;
gennaker 2001 deVries 116 m2
Lewmar selftailing 2 x 56; 2 x 46; 3 x 43; 2 x 30
Reckmann RS 2000
hydraulic lifting system, manual operation
Navtex serie 7

Proctor
boom cover of main and sunbrella cover sewn onto furling sails

Propulsion and machinery
main engine

gearbox

speed on engine
consumption
propeller

exhaust

Perkins prima M50 diesel, 36,8 kW (50HP), 4 cyl. Diesel
Hurt HBW250-3.0R (Ratio iA=2.74 and iB=2.72)
(serial 18-10974 A)
7.6 knots at 3,000 rpm
approx. ca. 3 ltr/hr at 2.000 rpm
propeller, 3 blades copper nickel 21×14, fixed propeller
wet
Tankage 
Fuel
Freshwater
Holding
Coating
through hull
bilge pumps

1 x 350 ltrs
1 x 450 and 1 x 350 ltrs
1 x 140 ltrs.
water tanks epoxy covered and with manholes
alu pipes welded to hull with plastic ball valves
Rheinstrom diaphram pump M50E, 24 V electric (2014)
Flowjet and Whale
manual Whale pump
Navigation
compass
echo sounder
sonar
log
automatic pilot
radar
chart plotter
GPS
Navtex
wind
AIS
PC
navigation lights
Silva125 F
B&G triducer (2014)
B&G forward scan  (prepared but not installed)
B&G  (2014)
Simrad AP24  (2014)
B&G 4G broadband  (2014)
B&G Zeus2  (2014)
Furuno gp30 (1999)
Furuno NX300 (not installed);
B&G  (2014)
Si-Tex black box, send and receive (2012)
Atom mini-ITX, 24v with pc-plotter sw (2014)
24 V, LED
Communication
VHF
Satellite
SSB
B&G JMC RT2500 (2011)
Iridium external antenna – no handset (2014)
Isolated aft stay and cabling prepared
Entertainment
Music

Video
Pioneer DAB, bluetooth, FM/AM radio/CD (2017) with 8 speakers (2011)
17” touch TV and video screen on swivel mount  (nav. PC- shared) (2017)
Electrics
alternator

battery-charger
hull isolation
shore power
dc-dc converter
voltage
battery, house
battery, start
wind gen
water gen 
solar panels
Start, 70 Ah start, 12v ;
house bank, 110 Ah service, 24v
Mastervolt combi 24V / 30Ah
1.200 W inverter with softener
Mastervolt isolation transformer(for aluminum hull)
230 V; 380 V; 110 V
Mastervolt 10Ah x 2 – 24v to 12v

12 V, 24 V, 230 V
AGM 4 x 120 Ah (2014)

AGM 1 x 70 Ah (2017)
Silentwind 400w/24v (2014)
Aquair 100w /24v (2004)
Wiring and 2 genasun boost controller installed (2015)
Galley, heating, pums and plumming
stove
Dometic Moonlight 3, 3 burners and oven, thermical secured (2017)
propane 4 x 3 kg, in draing locker and electrical cut-out
refrigerator
Isotherm type 250, 120 ltr
boiler
Webasto 22 ltr stainless, tripple coil (2014)
hot water
cooling water from engine, webasto and electric 800 watt boiler
waterpressure
Par pump, max 4bar, with pressure tank
heating
Webasto st90 central heating (2014 and 1999)
Refleks MK66 gravity fed heater (2014)
shower pump
Whale gulper pump;
toilet
Blake Lavac Zenith, vacuum manual underwater (2014) Serviced 2019
Ground tackle
Windlass
anchors
rode
Lewmar H3 24v / 1.500w, electric and manual
with radio control (2014)
Rockna 33kg (2014)
Thalamex klip anchor 11 kg
all chain, 8mm, 80 m of galvanized G70 quality (2014)
Safety
Life

life jackets
safety buoys
fire-extinguishers
EPIRB
AIS-mob
Viking RescYou offshore pro, 6 persons in container with HRU (2014)
6 with safety lines
safety buoys and 1 with pole
2 fire-extinguishers and 1 fire blanket

1 ship (2012) and 1 personal
1 personal
Equipment
Tender
awning
sprayhood
ladder
bimini
sunshade
Noah Yacht aluminium hypalon RIB 2.70m (2014)
sun tent and half a winter tent (mast to aft)
deVries (2005)
custom stainless steel swimming ladder
deVries (2014)
custom outside shades for pilot house (2016)