Major Equipment

Listed below are Island Nomad’s major additions, improvements, and replacements that set her apart from others and makes her ready for worldwide cruising in safety and comfort.

  • Forespar/Leisurefurl in boom furling system with full batten mainsail
  • Electric main halyard winch
  • Hard dodger, custom built, foam core with Strataglass windows
  • Hard bimini, custom built, foam core, with removable side panel screens
  • Solid stainless steel tubing rails, in place of wire lifelines  – added safety and security
  • Monitor  self steering wind vane with MRUD emergency rudder
  • Watermaker, Spectra 380C – dual pump
  • Lighthouse 1501 DWG windlass :  dual (port and starboard) chain gypsies and rope wildcats
  • Windlass control both at bow with foot deck switches and at cockpit helm control unit
  • Two bow anchors:  55# Rocna and 44# Bruce, 325′ all chain rode, 300′ chain/rope rode
  • Stern anchor on chain/rope rode
  • Modified bow chain locker
  • Forespar carbon fiber whisker pole, mast mounted
  • Interphase forward looking sonar
  • Lewmar autopilot electric motor, direct drive – B&G hydraulic ram drive spare/backup
  • B&G autopilot control at the cockpit helm and below at the nav station
  • Fuel capacity increased to 150 gallons with a range of 1000 miles
  • Furuno 1831 M2 radar with mast mounted radome
  • Furuno FMD-811 remote radar repeater with LCD display swing out to companionway
  • Furuno LS 6000 depth sounder with display swing out to companionway
  • Icom 706 MKII-G HF radio, Pactor III modem, antenna tuner, insulated backstay
  • Icom VHF radios – fixed mount – (2) – at nav station below  and in the cockpit coaming box
  • B&G nav instruments – wind, depth, speed – at cockpit helm with repeaters at nav station below
  • Icom MXA 5000 AIS receiver
  • Trysail
  • Riding sail
  • All winches upgraded at factory to larger size
  • House battery bank of four 4D Lifeline AGM batteries, 880 amp capacity
  • Group 31 Lifeline AGM engine start battery
  • Heart Freedom 2000 inverter/ battery charger
  • Galvanic isolator
  • LED navigation lights and LED anchor light
  • 220 vac to 110 vac transformer – necessary to utilize shore power beyond North America
  • Stern pole with outboard motor lifting bracket and antenna mounts
  • Six man Avon life raft
  • Avon 9’6″ Air Floor Dinghy
  • Yamaha 9 hp two stroke outboard motor
  • Towing generator
  • Flexible solar panels (4)
  • Swim ladder and boarding step
  • Stamoid awning /covers
  • Mast steps

Major New Replacements:

  • Genoa with UV cover – 2007
  • Full batten mainsail – 2011
  • Staysail with UV cover – 2012
  • Standing rigging replaced 2007
  • All chain rode for primary anchor:  325 feet 5/16 high test –  2010
  • Chain/rope rode for secondary bow anchor –  2010
  • Water heater – 2010
  • Watermaker membrane – 2011
  • Windlass motor, windlass base, chain count sensors, and helm control unit – 2011
  • Balmar Series 7 alternator, 105 amp – 2012