Owners: Norberto and Victoria Alvarez
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Factory Options: 3 cabin version, Yanmar engine 56 hp, 54st winch upgrade for sheets, classic full batten main rig, Raytheon tridata, Raytheon Wind, Electric Windlass with 5/16 HT chain, Heart interface inverter/charger, jvc 12 cd sound system, deep draft keel.
After market options: Maxprop 3 blade & rope cutter, Genoa 3 90%, Asymetric spinnaker 1.5 oz with sock, electric 40st winch on port side, Lewmar stoppers upgrade all thru out. Bimini + dodger, Eberspacher d5lc with ducts in all three staterooms, main cabin and main head, water tank level indicator. Vetus Barograph at nav station. Raytheon RL 70RC radar and plotter in color with 2kw 18" dome, Raytheon st6000+ autopilot Raytheon ST 600r repeater questus self leveling raday backstay mount. CQR 35, Whisker pole forespar lc13-24 mounted on the mast, Balmar 100 amp alternator, balmar max charge regulator mc 612, zap stop, heart interface pathmaker battery combiner, 4 trojan 6v T105 deep cycle batteries + 12 volt group 4 starting battery. Zodiac Fast roller 285 with 5hp, Chain counter + windlass control at the helm foot operated, Par electric macerator and toilet flush on both heads. Backstay adjuster. Refrigerator temperature indicator and extra lights at galley. Lifelines on both sides of deck from bow to stern. Installed carpet all thru the boat (same as the one the staterooms; too many kids, this way I don't suffer) Hella fans installed on the 3 staterooms and the galley. Mangnesium sacrifice anode at the shaft (fresh water sailing)
New and old "Patagonia"..........the launch...........and the traditional champagne christening by Victoria.
.........and the party begins !
Patagonia at Isla Gorriti during maiden voyage from Buenos Aires to Punta del Este (240 miles).
At the dock