Disk Drive - Sun Fizz 40
“A classic performance cruiser, constantly updated and offering a versatile layout – great sailing with all the home comforts you could ask for”
This yacht is now managed by our sister company
Seascape Scotland Yacht Charter Ltd
Improvements for 2016 season include new cockpit chart plotter, new genoa, plus new eberspacher heater unit. New dinghy and outboard in 2015. In 2014, all three double sleeping cabins re-upholstered, new Garmin GMI 10 repeater in Nav station, plus USB charging points in Nav station.
The Sun Fizz 40 offers performance and superb handling under sail and power combined with a very versatile family friendly layout. The large spray hood provides excellent shelter for the cockpit but is lowered easily by its quick release buckles.
Disk Drive is coded for 8 with a versatile layout which offers a very flexible combination of sleeping berths with ample storage bins and lockers. Accommodation comprises of 3 double cabins, plus a double and single or two separate single berths in the main saloon. This can provide up to 7 single berths if the additional saloon sea berths are used. Equipped with 2 heads, one with shower which can be en-suite to the master cabin.
Based in Largs Yacht Haven and equipped with fully programmable Eberspacher hydronic central heating Disk Drive is a good choice for early and late season cruising in the sheltered waters of the Clyde. Hot water is provided from the engine, shore power and Eberspacher.
Wheel steering with full hydraulic auto pilot and a 50hp Perkins diesel engine provides ease of handling under both sail and power. A full range of instruments including the latest Garmin GMI 10 NMEA 2000 speed and depth instruments on deck repeated below . A Lowrance 4000M chart plotter and Navtex Pro plus are provided at the large comfortable typical Jeanneau style navigators station.
Roller genoa, slab reefing mainsail with lines led aft and lazy bag. Anchor Windlass with 60 metres of marked coded chain. A davit mounted metre tender with new Honda 2.3hp outboard completes the topside equipment.
Below decks there is a fully equipped L shape galley with a recently upgraded Weaco low power consumption refrigerated cool box. The galley which is fitted with an extractor, comes with such items as a steamer allowing best use of the available hob space.
The large saloon and table provides seating and dining for 8 in comfort. Other below decks equipment includes a Sony CD/MP3 player with external inputs for Ipods etc. Inverter fed 240 volt, 12 volt and USB laptop/tablet/mobile phone charging points are provided.
A classic performance cruiser with all the home comforts!
Note: Spinnaker available as optional extra at £150 per week or part thereof.
Recent charterer feedback:
"We really enjoyed Disk Drive - she sails really well and is fast in light winds; a great weekend on a fine boat."Henry Simpson and colleagues enjoyed a long weekend on "Disk Drive" in September 2015
Wilson - we just had a great week on Disk Drive. Thanks for your help in getting this organised. No doubt we will be back next year. Derek Fowler and and crew chartered "Disk Drive" in September 2014.
"Yes it was a brilliant trip. Disk Drive is a good boat." Christopher Nash and family enjoyed a 3 week cruise on "Disk Drive", in June 2014.
"We all were very pleased with the boat, the value for money and the service –you will certainly hear from us next year!!!" Manuel Peletorio and friends chartered "Disk Drive" for a long weekend in May 2014.
"Many thanks for looking after us this weekend. Disk Drive is still a great boat - really enjoyed sailing her again." Rog Thomson chartered "Disk Drive" in May 2014.
"Disk Drive was a fine yacht, with more than enough space for the five of us. The heating was a plus, particularly in the early October mornings. She handled very well, under sail and motor. With two sailors and three complete novices we still had no trouble at all sailing her." Merv.
"... the boat was well turned out and very capable for a charter vessel (not like most ).... thanks for all your help.... we are mightily impressed with the service and the boat.... we will be back!" Chris Wainwright of Stockport, chartered "Disk Drive" in 2012, then again September 2014...
Engine: Perkins 4.108 50hp
Mainsail reefing: Slab
Genoa reefing: Selden roller
Cockpit chartplotter: Yes
Sleeping cabins: 3
Overnight berths: 8
Suggested ideal overnight: 6
Heads/showers: 2 heads, 1 with shower
Central heating: Yes
Year of build: 1986