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First Meeting Notes

"WHITEFIELD"

The boat to have the feel of a Mediterranean motor cruiser
  • Considerations to be given to the following requests listed below in conjunction with diagrams and plans submitted
Hull and Gunwhales
  • Modifications to Hull to achieve effect of medeterranean cruiser
  • Consideration of Zinga Coating
  • Cruiser Stern with seating for steering / entertaining
  • Utility room at rear with sliding roof ( sunbathing on top ? )
  • Hydraulic drive with electric throttle
  • Hydraulic bow and stern thrusters
  • Decking on bow and stern deck with decking on gunwhales
  • Outside tap - stern
  • Outside powerpoints - bow and stern
  • Pump out, fuel, water on both port and starboard side
Cratch and Covers
  • Consideration of Glass bubble at bow to replace cratch cover - if not - deluxe cratch cover
  • Cover for cruiser stern for winter months
  • Headlight not attached to Cratch - is there a modern light to replace morris minor style lamp ?
Engine and Controls
  • Engine with hydraulic drive to propeller
  • Hydraulic bow thrusters front and rear
Entrances and Exits
  • Consideration of Smoked Glass Panels with door from stern to utility - as on mediterranean sports cruisers
  • Consideration of Similar Smoked glass entrance at bow
Appliances
  • Oven with grill ( for toast ) and hob - would consider diesel
  • Fridge in galley
  • Fridge ( small ) for drinks in utility room or stern deck entertaining
  • Dishwasher ( small ) in galley
  • Washing machine/drier - utility area ?
  • Televisions in lounge, galley ( small screen ), and bedroom - not hinged to wardrobe inner doors - some sort of pull down hinged unit from roof
  • Sound system in lounge with speakers on stern deck
Airconditioning / diesel central heating
  • Consideration of Aircon system in bedroom and lounge
  • Diesel central heating with heater in bow with blower to heat cratch
Electrics - satellite tracking
  • All electric boat - auto start of generator
  • Consideration of lutron system for lighting
  • Some sort of alarm / security monitoring to laptop/mobile phone
  • Satallite tracking dish ( we don't want to watch satellite tv, but want a high quality picture on a free view box )
  • Use of led's and outside lights to create " wow " factor
Internal fit out
  • Quality to match " Deck of Cards" - leather upholstery
  • Walk through bathroom / wetroom - possibly using glass sink and stand from porcelanosa together with multi-jet shower tower unit and free standing full length mirror - pictures to follow
Additional thoughts after meeting on July 22nd 2006
  • Consideration of hydraulic operation of rudder with joystick and eliminate need for traditional tiller ( tiller stowed away and be available for emergency operation in case of hydraulic breakdown )


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