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2005 Brasilian Schooner Bahia2005 Brasilian Schooner Bahia2005 Brasilian Schooner Bahia2005 Brasilian Schooner Bahia2005 Brasilian Schooner Bahia
Year 2005 – Entered service 1st July Constructed from the best brasilian hardwoods in the south of Bahia Salvador Brasil Rainbow Runner is ready for use as a family vessel or a commercial enterprise.

With a capacity of 50 she is presently working open ocean as a tourist/research vessel with the Official Brasilian Humpback Whale Preservation Organization in Praia do Forte, Salvador Bahia.

Rainbow Runners hull is built to last with bottom planks of 2-2 ½” in thickness and ribs in the medium of 5” x 5”.

Strengthening and safety systems are also built to allow for extreme ocean conditions. 3 rule bilge pumps are in place in separate compartments with a total outlet capacity of 5000 galons per hour.

All exposed woodwork is treated against rot and parasites.

All fittings and fastenings are hand fabricated from 316 grade stainless steel.

Inside the cabin comprises 2 double bedrooms up front one with a connecting shower-toilet.

There is also a separate toilet for onboard guests and a combined living and kitchen area.

Specifications Hull : Total L.O.A. 78 feet including jib and rudder L.O.D. 57 feet Beam 19 feet 6” Draft 3 feet 4” Displacement 27 metric tons Engine and Drive 200 HP – MWM Marine diesel turbocharged and intercooled mated with a Z.F. reverse gearbox as of 1º july 2005 have ‘0’ hours and a 12 month factory waranty.

This engine gearbox combination is extremely robust, reliable and economical (consumes approx. 15 liters per hour under normal use).

Velocity 10 knots at 2300 RPM a heavy duty double universal joint connects the gearbox to a 2 ½ inch, stainless steel shaft and a 3 blade 30” diameter bronze propellor.

Batteries : 2 – 150 amperes for motor 2 – 150 amperes for service Fuel : 990 liters – 3 x 330L moulded plastic with inline racor 900fuel filter water separator.

Water : 660 liters – 2x 330L moulded plastic with JABSCO automatic pressure pump Equipment and Acessories 10 feet zefir inflateable boat – 2001 * 15 HP Mercury outboard – 2002 * 80 lb stainless steel anchor * Danforth compass * depth sounder/fishfinder (Humming Bird) * strobe * radar reflector * VHF radio * music system 3 fire exstinguistters – 2 CO² / water 55 life jackets class II Other-2 life rings – flares – medical box Observations Rainbow Runner has recently passed the Brasilian Navy inspections of both hull and equipment and is now registered in Salvador Brasil.

Over the years many schooners constructed in the Bahia have been exported for service to Carribean, Central USA and Europe.

Rainbow Runner is owner operated and available for viewing at anytime.


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Engine Count:Single
Engine Hours:260
Hull Material:Wood
Beam:19' 6"
Draft:3' 4"
Condition:Like New

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