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About Lady Summerfield


The ship Lady Summerfield is the realisation of a vision, and the product of sophisticated design and exceptional workmanship. It offers the performance, safety and comfort required to navigate the globe.


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Hull design and sail layout Denis Ganley Yacht Design, Auckland, New Zealand
Design and manufacture D M Scott & Associates, Dunedin, New Zealand
General design & structural calculations W G Scott, (Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Canterbury University, New Zealand)
Chemical & process design B D Scott, (Bachelor of Chemical & Process Engineering, Canterbury University, New Zealand)



Dimensions & Mass

Length of hull (as certified) 15.40 m (50 ft 6 in)
Length over all (as certified) 17.30 m (56 ft 9 in)
Beam 4.30 m (14 ft 1 in)
Draught 2.44 m (8 ft 0 in)
Mass - unladen 27 tonne (26.57 ton)
Mass - laden (estimate) 32 tonne (31.49 ton)

Hull & Structure

Hull structure Mild steel
Topside structure 5 mm (0.197 in)
Deck structure 3 mm (0.118 in)
Keel structure 20 mm (0.787 in)
Ballast 6 tonne (5.9 ton)

Electrical Equipment

Batteries 12 V
(total 1235 Ah)
2 engine starter batteries AGM Deep Cycle, 110 Ah each
1 generator starter batteries AGM Deep Cycle, 110 Ah
4 service batteries Gel Deep Cycle, 130 Ah each
1 service batteries Gel Deep Cycle, 165 Ah
1 bow battery AGM Deep Cycle, 220 Ah
Battery charger
w/ inverter
Victron Quattro 12/3000/120-50/30,
Victron Digital Multi Control 200/200 A
Alternators 2 on main engine
Wind generators 1 Air Marine 400 Watt
1 (to be determined)
Shore connection

Victron Isolation Transformer
3600 Watt Auto 115/230 V
Generator (planned) (e.g. Northern Light M673L3 5 kW)


SSB radio 1996 Furuno 1550
D fax 1996 Furuno
VHF radio w/hailer Raymarine RAY260
AIS Raymarine AIS650
VHF handheld 2 old + 2 new
GPS 2005 Furuno 32
Raymarine RS 130
Satellite systems Satellite Phone (external antenna)
Iridium GO! (external antenna)
Depth sounders 1995 Raytheon
2005 Raymarine ST60
Radar Raymarine Quantum Q24C 18” Radome
Radar reflector passive
Auto pilot 1996 Sharp Ocean
2004 Raymarine
Plotters & network eS98 (wheelhouse, HDMI to TV)
(Raymarine) eS75 (Captain’s Corner)
A75 (Aft Cabin)
HS5 (RayNet 5-port switch)
Sailing gauges 2014 Raymarine
Ethernet 16-port switch, CAT.7 cables
GSM Option Globe Surfer III
WiFi (shore connection) ALFA TUBE-2H

Safety Equipment

Liferaft On aft deck railing (REFIT PLANNED)
LifeSling On aft deck railing
Ring buoy On aft deck railing
EPIRB (GPS) ACR RLB-36 GlobalFix iPro
SART OceanSignal S100
Smoke alarms Engine room, middle cabin
Fire extinguishers
2 L, dry chemical
2 in wheelhouse, 1 in cabin
Fire extinguisher
5 kg, CO2
1 engine room flood (manual)

 Engine Room & Internal Furnishings

Main engine Lees Marine Ford 2715 E,
6 cylinder diesel, 380 cubic in / 6.2 L,
120 hp / 85 kW
Gear box Borg Warner
Propeller 3 blade, 525 mm (20.68 in)
Fuel lift pump Walbro 12 V
Fuel standby pump Manual pump filling day-tank
Water inlet Filter unit, galvanised piping painted internally and externally with epitar
Pump selectors 5 bronze shutoff valves (bilge compartments)
2 bronze selector valves (bilge or sea water)
Water pumps 1 membrane pump 12 V
1 Jabsco 1½” bronze impeller pump with clutch (belt driven from main engine)
Work bench with vise
Power outlets 230 V Schuko, 5 V USB, 12 V car
Desalinator unit (installation electrically prepared)
Steering system (Edson) Twin helm (cockpit & wheelhouse),
dual cable control, bronze wheels, quadrant drive

Deck Equipment & External Furnishings

Rig type Ketch
Masts with footsteps 2 (Aluminum)
- Main 17.4 m (57 ft)
- Mizzen 12.4 m (40.7 ft)
Stays 8, 10, 12mm stainless steel wire
Sails 4 (Dacron 2010) total 155.8 m²
- Main 48 m²
- Mizzen 21.9 m²
- Genoa (roller furling) 67.9 m²
- Jib (roller furling) 18 m²
Mast winches 4 on main mast
3 on mizzen mast
Guardrails High stainless steel poles,
stainless steel wire,
solid laminated teak capping aft
Anchor winch Electrical
(local and wheelhouse control)
Anchor chain (13 mm) 100 m (330 ft)
Anchors (2 positions on bow) Main anchor: “CQR” type, 54.4 kg (120 lb)
(second anchor to be determined)
External cockpit Main helm, compass, seating for 5
Cockpit winches 2 Nilssen 100:1
2 Maxwell 40:1
Davits 2, supporting dinghy,
platform and instrument arc
Swimmer’s platform Lowerable to sea level, shower nearby
Dinghy Inflatable, solid floor.
(liftable under davits or bow sprit)
Outboard engine Suzuki DF5

Main Cabin (starboard side)

Seating 1 large seat (seats 3, sleeps 1)
Diesel heater Dickinson “Antarctic” stainless steel
Colour TV, Blu-Ray player 12 V
Power outlets 230 V Schuko, 5 V USB

Main Cabin (port side)


Two double seats,
table for four plus extension to six
Power outlets 230 V Schuko, 5 V USB, 12 V car


Water-tight door 2 screws & safety lock


Fridge/Freezer Custom made, 60 L, stainless steel,
Kissmann 12 V yacht  compressor
Fridge (middle cabin) Custom made, 100L,
Kissmann 12 V yacht compressor
Freezer/Fridge (wheelhouse) Waeco, 60 L, 12 V
Stove / oven Gas, three plate, gimballed, stainless
Vegetable storage 5 stainless steel trays
Microwave oven Sharp Carusell 230 V
Sinks 2 stainless steel sinks in stainless steel bench, solid teak trimming
Dishwasher (drawer type) Fisher Paypal 230 V
Exhaust blower For galley and forward bathroom

Under Floor

Water heater Powered by 230V and engine cooling
Fresh water tank 1363 L (300 / 360
Sewage holding tank 182 L (40 / 48
Diesel aft tank 650 L (143 / 171
Diesel fore tank 800 L (176 / 211
Sink holding 136 L (30 / 36
Shower holding 9 L (2 / 2.4

Captain’s Corner

Radio Pioneer CD RDS Receiver DEH-1800UB
Printer / scanner HP Photosmart C4280
12 V Switchboard Philippi panels (44 circuits)
Power outlets 230 V Schuko, 5 V USB, 12 V car

Forward Cabin

Double bunk Stowage underneath
Water-tight door 2 sliding bolts

Forward Bathroom

Electrical toilet Sanimarin 35
Fresh or sea water flush
Tank or sea discharge
Hand basin Stainless steel, mixer outlet
Shower control Mixer unit

Middle Cabin

Single bunk Stowage underneath

Aft Cabin

Double bunk Pivoted, storage underneath
Water-tight door 2 sliding bolts

Aft Bathroom

Toilet Jabsco, manual flush to sea
Shower Hand held, dual valves
Hand basin Dual valves

Certificates (at time of launch)

Certificate of Survey No. 102236
issued by Maritime New Zealand Safety Authority, under the provisions of the New Zealand Maritime Transport Act 1994, for Passenger Classes 1V, V, V1, River Limits, Extended River Limits, Extreme Limits
Safe Ship Management Certificate M S A 102236
Marine & Industrial Safe Ship Mgt System M S A 105361
New Zealand Tonnage Certificate No. 875868
New Zealand Ship Registration Act 1992 Certificate of Registry No. 875868


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