Ocean Jasper is one of 27 Sundeers designed by Steve Dashew and built at TPI Composites between 1994-1999 in the 56/60 range, nine of these were 60's. The original Deerfoot line began back in 1978 and was the product of Steve and Linda Dashew's extensive offshore cruising experience. The Sundeer version is generally regarded as the most refined of the Dashew sailing yacht concepts.
Built at the well known TPI Composites yard in Rhode Island utilizing the "SCRIMP" method of resin infused fiberglass lamination, the Sundeers were built to a bluewater standard, with both strength and optimum weight in mind for fast and comfortable passages.
With a long lean hull form, a modest beam and draft of only six feet, this 60 foot cutter is capable of making fast passages, with a sail plan that is easy to handle for a short handed crew. With her enclosed pilot house cockpit forward, and her helm and steering aft under canvas and all sail controls leading aft, she can be easily sailed short handed.
Ocean Jasper has recently completed a circumnavigation and her owners are ready to move on to new adventures. She is well equipped and has been maintained to a high standard.
She has an excellent sail inventory, she's been re-powered with both her Yanmar engine and Westerbeke generator. Electronics have been updated, and include GPS, Hi Def Radar, AIS, good ground tackle, SSB Radio, she has a watermaker, air conditioning, Espar diesel heater, new Washer/Dryer, Sea Frost refrigeration/freezer and has shore power connections for both US 120 V AC and worldwide 220 V AC. She's a true international cruiser.
She's safe with her water tight bulkheads and no thru hull fittings in the living quarters. Her rig has been replaced and she is intra-coastal friendly with under 65' bridge clearance.
If you are in the market for a true ocean going sailing vessel, you owe it to yourself to investigate why the Dashew philosophy just plain makes sense. Then come and inspect Ocean Jasper and see how this yacht can be the gateway to your next great adventure.
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The Dashew concept can be summed up by the word "Efficiency".
The yacht's efficiency controls how comfortable you will be aboard her, how safe you will be in heavy weather, and how she handles an unintended grounding. An efficient yacht is an easily driven hull form in which you can utilize a smaller engine, smaller prop,use less fuel to move her and requires a smaller rig and more easily handled sail plan. A lighter more efficiently built hull allows more ballast in the lead keel, making the boat stiffer, faster and more comfortable.
Steve Dashew based the design of the Sundeer on a few basic principles;
Watertight bulkheads, extra heavy scantlings, easlily driven hull shape that will be well balanced under all conditions, the best possible steering control, modest rig proportions with emphasis on safe and comfortable sailing in the higher wind ranges, a good turn of speed in light air conditions, control under power and the best possible vessel control in tight spots.
Add to this the need for plenty of storage space for gear, equipment, provisions, and all of the toys one finds on most cruising sailboat, and you get an idea of what Dashew was working towards in the realization of the Sundeer 60.
A separate mechanicals room for the engine, genset watermaker, refrigeration and all of the other necessities that make cruising on many boats a chore, make the Sundeer a dream.
With the thought towards a yacht that can be handled by a couple in almost any weather or sea conditions, the hull form combines modest draft for attaining comfortable anchorages but also achieves good weatherly performance. The Sundeer produces plenty of boat speed both downwind with minimal tradewinds roll and can make reasonably comfortable passages to windward.
Engine room/equipment space aft
Watertight bulkheads and watertight doors keep this area dry, isolated with sound insulation.
Yanmar 4JH3-DTE 125 HP Fresh water cooled diesel engine New 2008 with 2400 hours.
Balmar Hi output alternator with control module
ZF aquadrive transmission
Westerbeke 10 Kw Diesel Generator New 2010 300 hours
Remote starting genset panel at Nav Station
Racor filters: Twin system for Yanmar engine with valve to switch over to second unit.
Single system for Generator
Spectra watermaker 12 Gallons per Hour. 12 V DC
Marine Air Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning system. Dual system each with its own dedicated compressor, blower and digital thermostat control.
Espar diesel heating system with ducting throughout vessel
Max Prop 3 blade bronze propeller
Spurs line cutter on prop shaft
Dripless shaft seal
12 V DC remote oil exchange system for engine and generator
Fuel Transfer system between fuel tanks
Automatic fire extinguisher system in engine room. 1 for engine, 1 for generator
Tank Tender fuel and water tank monitor system
Emergency water control pumping system.
Custom air ducting inlets to engine room.
Pressure water system 12 V DC with accumulator tanks for energy conservation
Hot water in 20 USG water heater from either 120 V AC or from engine coolant loop
Fresh water deck/anchor pressure washdown system.
You enter through the aft cockpit and beneath the forward enclosed cockpit to the spacious salon. Forward and to port is a well equipped U shaped galley. Aft to port is a stateroom with hi/low berths. Opposite the galley is the navigation station to starboard. Aft is a large head with separate shower and a Spendide washer/dryer. Forward is the spacious and well ventilated salon with large dinette to port and settee to starboard.
Forward to port is another head. Forward is the owners' stateroom with centerline pedestal berth.
There is excellent storage throughout this yacht, with numerous opening ports and hatches providing excellent ventilation.
Lee cloths on all berths
Substantial storage under setee seats and outboard
Book cases, hanging lockers and abundant shelving
Floors are teak and holly sole with non skid walnut shell composite strips
Salon cushions are covered in ultra suede fabric
Ports have custom pleated window shades
Locker interior surfaces have been painted with mildew resistant enamel (3 coats)
One of the hallmarks of Dashew designs is the separation of space from living quarters to mechanical space. The engine room which houses mechanical equipment is aft and separated by watertight bulkheads and forward of the owners' berth in the forepeak and separated by watertight bulkheads is the large storage area for gear and storage of sails, fenders, lines, and much more.
12 V Dc and 120 V AC electrical systems with dedicated circuit breaker panels
120 V AC power provided by shore power or diesel generator.
Westerbeke 10 Kw diesel generator New 2010 with 300 hours in Sound Shield
(1) 50 amp 220 V 60 cycle shore power inlet
(1) 230 V AC 50 cycle shore power inlet powers Magnum and Mastervolt dual cycle charger/inverters.
Two cable inlets with HD selector switch
This setup allows connection from shoreside AC power worldwide on either 120 V or 220 V service.
50 amp Shore power cord
(4) Energy Northstar 12 V AGM batteries 2009 provide 840 amps
Xantrex prosine 2.0 2000 watt inverter-60 cycle 2007 with remote panel
Xantrex Heart Link 2000 monitor 2007
Modular Maxim dual cycle battery charger/inverter 2009
Mastervolt dual cycle battery charger/inverter
Magnum Energy selector monitor
Energy Star Remote Meter monitor
Dynaplate lightning protection system/grounding plate
Copper Mesh Single Sideband Radio Grounding plate
Garmin GPS Map/Hi Def Radar 5212 in enclosed cockpit/helm New 2009
HD (Hi Def) Radar scanner mounted on transom pole
Simrad Shipmate RS 8300 VHF radio with cockpit mounted handset
Shipmate auxiliary speaker at nav station
Hailer in cockpit
Switches for fore deck and aft deck lights mounted on cockpit
WH AP-4 Autopilot Nav station mounted- Dual pumps, hydraulic RAM
Remote autopilot control.
ICOM M 802 Single Sideband radio with whip antenna and SSB grounding plate in hull
AIS transponder for receiving and transmitting AIS signals New 2009
FB 250 Satellite Communication Antenna KVH2 New 2009
XM Satellite weather and radio system
(2) B&G hydra II 2000 Multi displays
B&G H 3000 multi display at helm New 2011
360 Analog wind direction mounted over companionway
Video/satellite feed for PC to TV service
5 mile range WiFi
Samsung 32' LCD flat panel TV on articulating mount (viewable from forward stateroom or main salon). Can be output for GPS.
KVH TracVision 4 HP
Direct TV HD receiver
Gefen HDMI switcher
U shaped galley
Excellent storage throughout galley with tall storage locker aft
Double Sink on centerline with Hot/Cold pressure water service
Large Corian type counter area with fiddles (Surfaces new 2000)
Sea Frost refrigerator/freezer 12 V Dc air and water cooled. New compressors for both refrigerator and freezer 2009
Top loading fridge/freezer and front loading refrigerator with flexible shelving
Excellent insulation and larger interior capacity with vacuum sealing custom upgrade
Force 10 4 burner stove, oven with broiler
LPG/propane system with S2A control/monitor
Magic Chef Microwave oven
U Shaped galley provides safe and compact work space for chef and crew
The Sundeer 60 is well known for its interior and exterior cockpit space, which enhance passagemaking. The forward section of the cockpit is enclosed and well protected and functions as a pilothouse with settees suitable for sleeping during off watch.
The full enclosure is aluminum with lexan windows and an opening overhead sliding hatch. The forward window opens providing excellent ventilation.
Aft is an open cockpit area with helm and is protected by a canvas bimini, with seating aft or to either side of the helm.
There is a full complement of instrumentation to safely navigate from either the open helm or under the protection of the enclosed pilothouse.
Enclosed forward cockpit/pilothouse-hard dodger
Port and starboard settees under protected hard top, long enough to nap off watch on deck.
Aft end of hard top can be closed off with (3) isinglass/canvas panels for added protection.
LED pilothouse lighting white and red with (2) halogen reading/spot lights.
(8) fixed Lexan windows forward, port, starboard and overhead for excellent visibility under pilothouse.
(4) Forward windows new 2010. Center window (5th) is opening.
(4) overhead hatches open for ventilation (2) forward and (2) aft facing whether at sea or in port.
Stainless steel grab rails port. starboard and aft
Aft cockpit with canvas bimini or Stainless Steel frame.
Edson Steering system
Pedestal mounted wheel steering with Richie 6" binnacle mounted compass in stainless steel frame
LED navigation lights
LED mast head and tri color lights
LED anchor light
Aft deck/transom Hot/Cold cockpit shower
Full set cockpit cushions. Full width for sleeping and seating.
(4) large waterproof cockpit scatter cushions
The Sundeer 60 was built in Warren, Rhode Island by TPI/Composites (Tillotson/Pearson).
The hull and deck were laid up with the SCRIMP system of resin infusion under vacuum bagging. Resin to glass ratio are optimized under this technology pioneered by TPI and results in a strong and light composite with no excess weight as is often found on the more traditional "hand laid" method of fiberglass laminate.
D/L ratio of 80.
Quadraxial and biaxial fiberglass cloth over vinylester resin.
Long waterline length and moderate beam allow for an easily driven hull form with a modest easy to sail rig.
Long and narrow hull offer good directional stability and permit a modest 6 foot lead keel to keep her on her feet.
A rounded hull form and modest beam cushions the blows of a strong headsea, making for a comfortable motion and good speed to weather.
Down wind her shallow draft, long waterline and full stern section make for fast running. She'll routinely make 9-11 knots and 200 plus mile days can be expected.
48" wide area of hull on centerline has additional layers of laminate resulting in a stronger hull in the event of unintended groundings or contact with ocean debris.
Exterior was painted with Awlgrip 2007
Deck is two tone with light grey non skid surface
Bottom paint is Copper Clad anti-fouling and wax mixed with gelcoat to provide are harder surface resulting in reduced maintenance.
Aft deck has factory installed mounting pads reinforced for future mounting of dinghy davits. (Current owners prefer to store dinghy on the foredeck.)
Bow Pulpit with stainless steel rails and lifelines taller than standard production boats for greater crew safety.
Lifelines (SS) replaced 2009
Tapered lifeline stanchions
Maxwell Nilson V-2200 vertical electric windlass at bow with rope/chain gypsy
Single bow roller with ocean going anchor lockdown mechanism
Genuine Bruce anchor 85lb with 250' all chain rode (Hi test G 4 new 2005)
Fortress 55lb Anchor with 15' chain and 200' nylon rode
Anchor and Deck Washdown at bow with pressure water pump and fresh water source
Custom guard deck mounted aft of windlass prevents mud/dirty water from draining aft and runs off the decks port and starboard.
Large forepeak locker with SS ladder and pipe rails for gear and sail storage.
Cockpit both at helm and in pilothouse are flush deck making crew maneuverability easy from around the large stainless steel destroyer type steering wheel to the fore deck.
Edson Wheel with elkhide cover.
All sailing control lines are easily accessible to skipper and crew at helm making this one of the most convenient yachts for single or short handled sailing.
Mainsail traveler lines lead to cockpit.
Adjustable genoa cars lead to cockpit
The enclosed pilothouse provides protection from the elements when running the boat and can be controlled easily from this area with remote autopilot.
The open aft helm provides great seating and excellent visibility when sailing or docking in tight harbors.
Cockpit floor is teak grating.
Aft is an easy to board from the dinghy aft transom with integrated SS swim ladder with easy on on the feet teak ladder steps and SS grab rails.
Extruded aluminum toe rail for low maintenance and for easy attachment to deck hardware, fenders, etc.
Stern stainless steel liferaft mounting cage
Propane locker is vented and is in port cockpit seat.
(10) dorade vents with Stainless Steel guards
(4) large and (3) smaller opening deck hatches
Cutter rigged with headsail and staysail on roller furling, mainsail on lazy jacks.
Forespar aluminum keel stepped mast and boom Painted 2008.
Stainless steel wire standing rigging with Stalock terminals
Double swept back spreaders
3 mast steps at mast base
North Full Batten mainsail with 2 reefing point led aft New 2009.
Reefing lines new 2010
Lazy Jack System New 2010
Third set reefing points on mainsail
110% Jib 8 oz dacron New 2009 on Profurl roller furling unit
Staysail 11oz dacron New 2009 on Profurl roller furling unit New 2009
Parasailer 2.2 oz (sails 150-180 degrees) New 2010
Code Zero 1 oz mylar headsail (sails from 40-90 degrees in light air)
Asymmetrical spinnaker .75 oz light air (sails 80-150 degrees) New 2010
Storm trysail with dedicated sail track
2 Genoa Halyards New 2011
2 Mainsail halyards
1 spare halyard messenger
Sailtec Hydraulic boom vang and backstay with reinforced boom doubler at boom vang connnection for added strength.
Double ended mainsheet system (German mainsheet system)
Mainsheet replaced 2010
All halyards replaced 2010/11 with T900 low stretch
All sails inspected and repaired 2012
(2) Lewmar 58 ST primary winches
(2) Lewmar 54 ST ELECTRIC primary winches; Sheet/halyard/reef
(2) sets of 5 cams forward of each 54 ST winch
(2) Lewmar 40 ST halyard winches
(1) Lewmar 44 ST on aft deck
Forespar whisker pole, halyard organizer and extended track
Addtional long whisker pole for use with spinnaker
Boom mounted preventer with port and starboard lines lead forward then back to cockpit
Line organizers on deck and line stoppers led aft
Topping lift New 2006
Windex on masthead
Forward head to port
Marine Head with holding tank
Sink with H/C pressure water system and extended hose for use as anchor washdown/deck washdown. Water closet has been removed but all pluming intact and can be reinstalled
Aft head to starboard
Sink with HC Pressure water system
Raritan PHEII Electric Flush marine head with holding tank New 2011, stainless steel
Separate walk in shower.
Splendide Washer Dryer in head area
Y valve for overboard discharge or holding tank
Canvas bimini with overhead isinglass window on SS frame over helm (covers area aft of hard top and aft to arch with standing headroom).
Canvas boat cover/awning over boom and to lifelines (2009)
Canvas hatch covers (2009)
Mainsail cover (2009)
Winch covers (2009)
Switlik MD-2 Siz person liferaft-Canister mounted in stern stainless steel frame with quick release pin.
Alden EPIRB Cat II automatic hydrostatic release
No thru hulls in Main living area
Water tight bulkheads fore and aft leave main living area isolated from thru hull fittings
(3) 12 V DC electric bilge pumps with float switches, high water alarms and manual/auto switches.
3/4 HP 80 amp 100 Gallon per hour emergency self priming bilge pump in three water tight compartments
(2) Automatic fire suppression systems-Halon. One over engine, one over generator.
Jacklines with D ring attachments port and starboard, bow to stern
Fireboy carbon monoxide sensor
Smoke/Fire detector system
Galerider drogue chute sea anchor system
Water witch muti bilge alarm-6 sensor
Prewired for addition of Solar Panels
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