The Boat

Sister Midnight is a Tashiba 40, it is basically the same as a Baba 40. On this page you can find more specific details about the boat.

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ID:
Name: Sister Midnight (Previously known as Wanderlust)
HIN: TSQ40151C686 (decode below)
TSQ = Ta Shing Yacht Bldg Co Ltd
40 = length in feet
151 = Hull Number
C   = March (Month of Build/reg)
6   = Boat year Model ?
86 = Built/reg Year 1986 (March)
MMSI: 235116895
Registration: SSR 164250
Callsign 2JLB3

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History:
Built in 1986 in Taiwan at the ship builders Ta Shing.
2 Previous owners.
Has sailed from the USA East coast, down to the Caribbean, then through the Panama canal to Hawaii.
After a few years in Hawaii it was sailed across the Pacific ending up in Penang, Malaysia where I bought her.

Dimensions:
Dimensions: 40′ x 12’10 x 6′
Displacement, Lbs: 29,000, 15 tons

Propulsion / mechanics:
Engine: Volvo MD22P-B 58HP, Fresh water cooled
Gearbox Hurth hbw250 2.71:1
Maxiprop 3 blade folding propellor
Flexible shaft coupler and dripless PSS Dripless shaft seal
Sidepower SE-100 bow thruster 6.3Kw / 100kg Thrust

Anchoring:
Spade 22kg Main anchor, 60 mtr Chain rode + 60mtr 3 strand nylon
35lb CQR Secondary main anchor, 100 mtr multiplait nylon rode
15kg Danforth kedge anchor with 80 mtr Chain/Rope rode
Lewmar H3GD 1Kw Windlass & electric deck-wash

Steering Equipment:
Pedestal Wheel
Emergency Tiller
Monitor Windvane steering
Robertson AP1000 AutoPilot

Electrical Power:
60A Engine driven alternator
Two aging 75w Solar panels
Wind Generator

Mast / Sails:
Staysail Furler – Profurl B35s
Yankee Furler- Harkin
New set of Sails 2017
Rolly Tasker, Main, Yankee & Staysail
Spare Main/Staysail/Yankee & 140% Genoa
Spinaker
Storm Jib (Hank on)

Tankage:
Water: 2 * 200ltr SS Tanks, one port, one starboard
200 ltr SS Fuel
Holding Tank, 50ltr? Plastic/grp?

Electronics:
Radar
AIS Class B
NAVTEX
SSB
VHF Radio
Wind/Speed/Depth ST50
SignalK Gateway – Wifi system

Safety Kit:
Offshore Danbouy + light
Lifbouy + light
Flares

Galley:
Cooker
Fridge
Hot water heater/calorifier
Magma Barbecue
Watermaker – Powersurvivor 80-II

Dinghy:
Highfield Hyperlon 2.6UL
Outboard Suzuki df2.5