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The Boat


Nala is a beneteau first 26 built in 1984 . It is a light but strong cruiser racer. The clever interior design and with all the lines led back to the cock pit makes it a very comfortable and safe boat.

Nala’s inventory¬† Consist of :


2 Burner Stove

Fresh and Salt water Sink

Navigation Equipment :

GPS Furuno GP 33

Navtex NX-300 To receive weather Data

Raspbery Pi 3 with Opencpn maps

Radar Detector (Detects other ships Radars and sound an Alarm)

VHF Raymarine Model :ray54e


Main Autopilot Raymarine Ev 100

Tiler Arm Replacement : St 4000

Emergency Auto Pilot

Autohelm St1000

Sails Inventory :

Elvstrom Mainsail (Click To Read More about our experience with Elvstrom)

Elvstrom Genoa 150 %

Elvstrom Symmetric Spinnaker

Quantum Genoa 130 % Lighter Fabric

Quantum Mainsail (Backup mainsail )

Quantum Trysail

Quantum Storm Jib 3m2

Storm Jib 4m2

Read more about our sails setup here


Nala is powered by a Volvo Penta md5b 8 hp Diesel inboard original engine 1984

The dinghy is powered by a Tohatsu 2.5 hp 2 stroke engine dated back to 2001

In case of emergency we do have a 2 meters oar that can be used to move the boat. Read more about our Emergency Propulsion here

Energy Generation:

100 Watt 18 v Dokio Solar Panel

Aerogen 4 Wind Generator (Currently Removed)

Victron Energy Smart Solar 75/15

Mastervolt Chargemaster 12/25-3

Access to Land:

Intex Challenger 2 Kayak

Seatec 2.5 m Dinghy

Ground Tackle :

Nala’s ground tackle consist of :

1 x 12 kilos Delta with 50 meters 8 mm chain

2x 8 kilos Danforth with 10 meters and 40 meters of chain .