Iron Lady is for Sale



Boat name: M/V IRON LADY – FPB64-3

Designer: Steve Dashew
Builder: Circa marine and Industrial – New Zealand
LOA: Approximately 19.85 meters without swim platform
Beam: 5.42 meters
Draft: 1 meter canoe body – 1.37 meters Skeg
Displacement: Full load 40,000Kg
Launched: February of 2011


Basic hull and structure Is welded aluminum including superstructure with two full water tight bulkheads and two half height water tight bulkheads. Bottom is 12 mm aluminum plate. Integral aluminum tankage for water and diesel form a double bottom between the two full height water tight bulkheads. 20 mm tempered windows, full set of stormboards.

Matching grey tread master decking on exterior decks. External handrails, stanchions and foremast, et al are 316 L stainless steel.

Interior finish is stained cherry wood veneer and timber, Ultraleather headliner and hull panels, striated vinyl wall covering on bulk heads, Hi Mac counter tops, Flexco flooring with area carpeting. Color scheme is neutral beiges with accent pillows against rich cherry wood.


Main engine – John Deere 6068 SFM – M1 rating – approximately 230 horsepower. New in 2011. Diesel fuel, ZF280 V 2.556 to 1 reduction transmission with Drive Saver, Nibral 4 blade prop and 3 blade spare prop, Aquamet shaft with PSS shaft seal, Spurs line cutter. Max speed approximately 11 knots – normal cruise of 9.6 knots at 1650 RPM. Fuel consumption 19 to 25 liters per hour. Cruising range – approximately 7000 miles. 2340 Hours on engine – September 2014.

Service performed in 2014 – new water pump, oil and filter change, replace zincs, adjust valves,replace belts and belt tensioners, replace drive saver, replace PSS dripless shaft seal, rotate shaft, tune and dynamically balance prop, replace aft cutlass bearing, replace Spurs line cutter, complete bottom job, replaced all worn zincs, replace all primary and secondary fuel filters.

Get Home Drive – Installed 2013. 100 HP Yanmar diesel on a lay shaft with Gori 2 speed folding prop. Propels boat at approximately 7.5 knots.

All raw water cooling needs served thru single sea chest with clean out above the waterline and dual heavy duty strainers isolated by valves.

Steering system – single rudder with dual, independent Kobelt steering cylinders. Teleflex manual helm pump as back up to dual autopilot system.

Bow Thruster – 24 volt 136 Kg thrust. Props and zincs replaced in September of 2014.

Stabilization – Naiad 302 hydraulic stabilizers with 9 sqft fins and adaptive control driven off main engine. Hydraulic oil hull cooled. Port cylinder and port and starboard fin position potentiometers replaced, actuators removed, bearings inspected and seals replaced all in 2014.

Internal safety systems – fuel system, engine room air intake and automatic fire suppression system can all be remotely activated outside of engine room. CO detector. Engine room heat sensors, complete engine alarms along with other monitoring integrated to Maretron system. Complete oat security system including deck motion sensors and main door.

Reverso oil change pump with valved manifold serving genset, main and main transmission.

24 volt Kabola diesel fired boiler for hot water and boat heating.

Murphy gauges tied to Maretron system for main engine oil level, gear pressure, coolant temp and coolant level.


240 Volt – All 240 Volt systems (aircon, watermaker, induction cooktop, Speedoven, washer and dryer) run on 240 volts – 50 or 60 Hz. 3 – 240 volt 3KW Victron inverters provide power from the 24 volt DC battery system and support shorepower or the 11.6 KW 60 Hz generator.

120 volt – dedicated 120 volt 60 cycle 2KW Victron inverter for 110 volt domestic loadspowered byt the 24 volt DC battery bank. Separate small inverters for key electronics.

24 volt – 12 Hoppecke traction style batteries provide 1200 amp hours of capacity at 24 volts. Batteries were new in 2011. 2 serpentine belt driven 28 volt Electrodyne alternators on the main engine provide a combined output of 7.4 KW (300 amps at 28 volts) thru two heavy duty remote mounted rectifiers while underway. This is sufficient to run all key 120 volt and 240 volt systems via the inverters while underway and recharge the batteries with some power management without running the genset . The inverters also recharge the house bank via external shorepower or the generator. Inverter bypass switch.

12 volt – Two 8D batteries (new 2011) provide power for engine and genset starting as well as 12 volt power points throughout the boat. 110 volt battery charger and 24 to 12 volt converter charger, battery disconnects and parallel switch with center tap from house bank.

Generator – 11.6 KW Cummins Onan Generator – new 2011, approximately 1770 hours September 2014. New belt and waterpump installed in 2014.

110 Volt, 240 volt, 24 volt and 12 volt plugs are located strategically throughout the boat.

Two main power panels – one near helm and one in aft crew quarters. Dual pole breakers disconnect both legs on AC and DC circuits. Remote Blue Sea disconnects for all 24 Volt high amp DC circuits and devices.


Fuel – Fuel Capacity is 12,800 liters in two main tanks, two trim tanks and day tank. Tanks are integral aluminum. High capacity fuel transfer/polishing system with two geared Oberdoerfer pumps, polishing filtration and debug system allowing transfer from any tank to any tank via valved manifolds. Day tank topped up automatically with pump running, low level, fill level and high level alarms. Manifold from day tank to all primary consumers with dual Racor filtration on main engine and additional filtration to other diesel consumers.

Freshwater – 6800 liters in two integral aluminum tanks plus separate PVC galley tank for filtered water.

Blackwater – Two PVC tanks – approximately 150 liter capacity each – one serving the master head and one serving the aft head. Vacuflush heads with valving for direct overboard discharge, discharge to holding tanks with overboard and deck pumpouts. Filtered air breathers.

Tank Tender level indicator for blackwater, freshwater and diesel tankage.


Bilge Pumps – Electric pumps – 2 in engine room, 1 in forepeak, 1 in basement with roving hose and connections to stabilizer cofferdams. 1 Pacer hydraulic damage control pump (600 liters per minute) plumbed to forepeak, living areas and engine room. Manual/automatic control on all pumps plus high water alarms.

Fresh Water System – Two Headhunter pressure pumps. 55 liter stainless water heater with dual 2000 watt elements with heat exchanger that is part of the Kabola diesel boiler/engine waste heat circuit for hot water.

Sea Recovery 60 gallon per hour RO water maker with fresh water flush, primary filtration, oil/water separator, plankton filter, charcoal filter and UV sterilizer plumbed to all potable water tankage via valved manifold. Membranes replaced in 2013, filters serviced annually.

Deck wash (salt and freshwater wash down spigots) in forepeak and BBQ locker on aft deck.

Freshwater deck shower on aft swim platform with hot and cold mixer valve.


Stainless deck stanchions with stainless lifeline system. Boarding gates port and stbd on aft deck and from swim platform.

Aft deck propane BBQ with freshwater sink and hot and cold water.

Large storage lockers either side of swim step.

Primary ground tackle consists of 110KG self launching Rocna anchor with 107 meters of 3/8 inch HT chain, Maxwell V4000 24 VDC windlass with chain counter and controls at fly bridge and main helm. Fortress F80 and F125 anchors for kedging/storm use with 120 meters of hi modulus line and two shots of chain. Aft deck Lewmar self tailing #48 winch for hoisting dinks, kedging and breast lines, three manual, self tailing two speed Lewmar #40 winches for dock line control.

Full assortment of 7/16 high modulus and 7/8 inch dual braid lines for docking and other uses.

Galerider storm drogue and Parachute anchor.

6 person Canister Switlik liferaft – serviced September of 2014. Horseshoe throw collar with strobe and floating safety line on aft deck pushpit. 4 Baltic inflatable PFD’s, 4 orange PFD’s. Flare kit for dinghy and boat – not expired.


Shorepower – Shorepower is isolated via an isolation transformer. Dual shorepower connection points in the forepeak and on the aft deck accept either 30 amp (110V) or 240 volt inputs (50 or 60 Hz). Inverters can be adjusted to support available incoming amperage. Full set of shore power cords and international adapters.

Tender: Custom built welded aluminum dinghy with two aft seats, center console with storage lockers and stowage forward for anchor and spare prop. 30 HP 2 cycle Yamaha motor with controls on center console, Garmin GPS/depth sounder. Safety orange fold away dodger over area forward of console. Heavy integrated flotation/bumper around gunnels. Custom dinghy chock for tender. Launch and retrieve via booms and aft deck winch.

Includes two stainless flopper stoppers for use at anchor and fish for use in the event of stabilizer failure. All deployed from the booms on separate pennants with rope clutches.

Large integrated swim platform aft with steps from aft deck. Stainless swim ladder, aft deck shower and lifelines on pelican clips for easy access to dinghy/docks.

Covers for BBQ, dinghy console and flybridge helm/eating area – new September of 2014.


Furuno Navnet 3D Black Box with depth sounder, GPS, 12 KW open array radar and 24 inch radome with ARPA. Separate MFD on flybridge. Furuno system integrated with MaxSea Time Zero running on included laptop at main helm. Chart packs for New Zealand, South Pacific Islands, west coast of North America from Panama Canal to Alaska.

Maretron system with N2K, IPG and too many sensors to mention. Integrated with engine J box, Airmar weather station, GPS, depth, key system alarms and warnings. Two color DSM 250’s – one on fly bridge , one at helm. N2K and IP Gateway allow generation of custom screens which can be displayed on monitors or over the on board Wifi network to an Ipad or smart phone.

Furuno CH270 Searchlight scanning sonar

3 analog IR/visual cameras – one engine room, one looking aft, one looking forward fed in to NavNet3D

AIS Class B – integrated with MaxSea and Navnet 3D

Dual Icom DSC VHF’s at main helm with command mike on flybridge. Includes Hailer.

3 Monitors at main helm display Navnet data, Maxsea Time Zero data, Furuno scanning sonar data and Maretron data – powered by independent inverter.

Dual autopilots – each completely redundant on separate Hynautic circuits with dual Kobelt cylinders. Primary Comnav system with TS 202 lever steering and Commander control head at main helm and 200 series remote auto/lever steering on fly bridge. Backup is a WH autopilot at the main helm. Normal operation is by fly by wire or autopilot mode. Teleflex manual helm pump with wheel for emergency use.

Icom M802 SB with DSC integrated with Pactor 3 USB modem for Sailmail, GRIB files, weather et al. Ported to 27 inch Imac in ship’s office.

FB150 Fleetbroadband global satellite internet and phone system. Can be ported to Imac or Peplink router.

Peplink MAX HD router – accepts two cellular sim cards for data, two WAN ports, 2 Wifi ports, 4 port wireless router for on board network.

Bullet style Wifi signal booster ports to Peplink WAN port with external antenna.

Wilson 3G cellular booster boosts signal to sim card in router and cell phones with external antenna.

27 inch IMAC computer in office running Parallels desktop for Windows applications with printer.

Laptop at main helm station runs MaxSea Time Zero, Maretron N2K software and Victron inverter interface.

Electrolysis monitor

CO monitor

Security system consisting of deck motion sensors, salon door sensor, horn and light alarm alert – activated via remote key fob.


Galley – Miele Speed oven (convection, conventional, microwave), Diva 4 burner induction cooktop, Fisher Paykel single drawer dishwasher, Broan trash compactor in basement.

Refrigeration – Custom refrigerator (roughly 348 Liters) and freezer (roughly 240 liters) in galley and second custom freezer in basement (roughly 162 liters). Each box cooled by a 24 volt Danfoss compressor with controls in the ships office. Cooling is via keel coolers mounted in freshwater tank aft of cofferdam.

Other galley items included – Bread maker, toaster, dishes, glassware, stainless flatware, pots and pans, storage containers. Primary excluded items are cutlery and assorted utensils.

Air conditioning – 240 volt reverse cycle Klima air conditioning units – all fresh water cooled via hull cooling using cofferdam and forward water tank. 2 independently controlled units in the salon and one forward in the master stateroom and one aft. Fan only and dehumidification modes in addition to heat and cool. Dual self priming Primetime pumps on pump relays.

Hot water heat with thermostatically controlled fan coils throughout the boat. Kabola hot water loop heats domestic water as well. Heat sources include the Kabola diesel boiler and engine waste heat exchanger. Manifold to bypass heating loop for summer operation.

Asko full size washer and dryer

Wet head aft with sink, Vacuflush head and shower. Sink and shower drain overboard via Whale Gulper pumps.

Master has separate tub/shower, toilet compartment with Vacuflush head and vanity with sink integrated in to the stateroom. Shower and sink discharge overboard via Whale Gulper pumps.

Central vacuum system with two pickup points –one forward – one aft.

Entertainment system – Stereo system with RCA jack inputs for Ipod etc. 5.1 system when connected to TV. Pop up 40 or 42 inch LCD TV. Separate Blueray player. Car style stereo with amplifiers accepts front inputs from Ipod et al, standard DVD’s and CD’S.


Stidd helm Chair
Seat covers, table cover and runners
Very Extensive Complement of Spares
Comprehensive complement of power tools and hand tools included
Operations Manual
Electrical Systems Drawings
Cataloged manuals and Product data sheets on all systems and installed items
All towels, bedding, sheets, pillows duvets and covers included.
Huge basement storage area under salon


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