The Koopmans 34 is a robust and well-built boat. A real Koopmans, which makes this a wonderful sailing ship, very suitable for larger waters. The ship is very suitable for a smaller crew.
This ship has many innovations including a new engine with only 180 hours of operation. In addition, the teak deck was laid in 2011. The ship has always overwintered inside the last few years. The cockpit is spacious and can accommodate several people.
The interior is timbered with teak. The front cabin has a double bed. In the salon there are 2 longitudinal seats of 1.96 meters. Behind is a dog cage that is accessible through a passageway along the entrance. Across is another berth that is now in use as a storage room.
The navigation equipment is from Raymarine. There is a Dutch VAT declaration available.
Name of the ship Praying for Time, Koopmans 34, length 10.30 m, width 3.10 m, draft 1.90 m, built in 1983, designer Dick Koopmans, round bilge, steel, teak deck laid in 2011, waterdisplacement 6.000 kg, tiller steering, Bruce anchor, manual anchor winch, bathing ladder, perspex windows, teak interior paneling, sleeps 5, 1 cabin, headroom lounge 1.80 m, bed length front 1.90 m, bed length side seats 1.96 m, bed length aft 1.93 m.
Engine type Vetus M3.28, 28 hp, construction number 227247, year 2012, diesel, consumption about 2 liters/hour, propeller shaft, indirect cooling, 3-blade fixed propeller, steel fuel tank 70 liters, tachometer, hour meter about 180 hours, signal for oil pressure and temperature, fuel level meter.
Mastheight 14.50 m, top rigged, mainsail, genoa 1 on hanks, genoa 3 on hanks, storm jib new 2021. Double forestay for easy change, spinnaker, spinnaker pole, stainless steel rigging, sprayhood, 4 winches in the cockpit of which 2 are self-tailing, 3 winches on the mast. Firdell Blipper radar reflector, mast steps up to the top of the mast.
Navigation and equipment:
Starter battery 80 Ah 2016, 2x light battery 90 Ah 2016, 12 Volt system, shore power connection with ground fault circuit breaker, Victron battery charger 30 Ah and 350 Watt inverter, Victron BMV 602S battery monitor, Sestrel Moore compass, Raymarine ST60 Depth, Raymarine ST60 Speed, Raymarone ST60 Wind, Raymarine A50 GPS chartplotter, Raymarine 55E marine radio, Simrad TP32 autopilot from 2021.
Gas and water:
Plastic water tank 120 liters, water pressure system with foot pump, Johnson underwater toilet, Mobicool separate refrigerator on 12V, Taylors 2 burner stove (petroleum), oven, Taylors heating on petroleum (not connected, operation unknown).