Dos Gatos Specification:

Designer: Alexander Simonis
Overall Length: 13,07 m 42,6 ft
Waterline Length: 12,10 m 39,6 ft
Beam: 7,60 m 24,9 ft
Draft: 1 m 3.5 ft (Measured on the hard, draft was more like 4 ft.)
Mast Height off DWL: 18,90 m 62 ft (Measured at 64.5')
"Sail away" Displacement: >7250 kg >16000 lb.
(Dos Gatos weighed over 25,000 lbs when craned out of the water (damaged) and 22,000 lbs when craned back in.!)
Genoa: 45 m2 484 ft.
Fully Battened Mainsail: 60 m2 646 ft.
Water Capacity: 400 l 106 US Gal
Fuel Capacity: 400 l 106 US Gal
2 x Motors: 20 KW 27 Hp
Berths: (3 x Queen)


Hand laid-up GRP construction using multi layers of Quadraxial glass roving, isophthalic and orthophthalic polyester resin and other highest grade material
Closed cell PVC foam core, vacuum bonded for stiffness, strength and minimal weight
Marine ply and balsa core on critical structure bulkheads for added strength and stiffness
Reinforced fitting areas for rudders, keels, mast, chain plates and deck fittings
Forward water tight compartments with horizontal bulkheads
Skeg supported rudders
Low aspect keels, reinforced for beaching
Antifouling over epoxy based osmosis barrier


Stainless Steel, Grade 316:
Bow pulpits with seats
Pushpits on stern
Bracket for life ring buoy
Bracket for overboard light
Stanchions and stanchion bases
Swim ladder
Grab rails on coach roof
Double guard wires


Electric winch on port coach roof: Andersen 46STE
3 x manual winches: Andersen 46ST
Simpson-Lawrence Cayman 88 electric windlass
Tracks, cars, jammers and blocks
8 x Aluminum mooring cleats


Hatches: 10
Port lights: 8
Tinted Acradite windows: 8
Aluminum framed sliding door
GRP locker lids: 2 x foredeck, 6 x cockpit


7/8th fractional rig
Aluminum mast, boom and cross beam
Mast supported by double spreaders, intermediate and cap shrouds
2 x reefing lines with luff pendant
Navigation lights
VHF antenna
Raymarine 4 kw radar scanner
Radar reflector
Lightning dissipater
Lazy jacks
Double purchase main halyard
Spinnaker halyard and tack tackle


Fully battened main, 3 reef points, 10.3 oz cross cut Dacron
Furling genoa, 7.3 oz cross cut Dacron
Cruising spinnaker, 1.5 oz Dacron
Storm jib
Stackpack (main sail cover integrates with the lazy jacks and zips along the top)
Sheets and control lines


Steering console including stainless steel steering wheel
Dual engine controls
Ritchie Compass
Raymarine GPS
Raymarine RL70 Radar / Chartplotter
Raymarine ST600 Autopilot control
Raymarine ST60 Tridata - depth, speed, log
Raymarine ST60 Wind speed, wind direction
ICOM IC-M45 VHF radio
6 x Storage lockers
Helmsman's Seat
Traveler arch with walkway



Leather upholstered cushions
Standing height throughout 1,9 m
Storage in seating modules
Dining table
GRP molded finish to modules
Cabin Mate 16,000 Btu air conditioning unit


4 Burner propane stove and oven
Microwave Oven
Stainless steel sink with cover
Large recessed drip tray
Pressurized hot and cold water
Soap dispenser
Front opening fridge - 12V Adler/Barbour
Top opening freezer - 12V Adler/Barbour
GRP molded finish to modules
Large working areas
Corian work surfaces with stainless steel rails & fiddles
Stainless steel waste chute with cover


Queen size double bunk with split mattresses
GRP molded finish to modules
Ample shelf space and hanging locker
Cabin and reading lights
Cave lockers
Laundry locker with leather seat covers
Stainless steel towel rails


2 x Electric marine toilets
Black water storage with deck & overboard pump out
Wash basin and shower with pressurized hot and cold water
Integrated shower grate and sump
GRP molded finish to modules
Vanity cabinet
Soap dispensers
Stainless steel towel rails




Recessed chart table with chart stowage
Raymarine RL70 Chartplotter / Radar
Icom IC-710RT HF SSB radio
SCS PTC-II Pactor 3 HF modem for email and weather fax
Acer Laptop
Motorola Iridium Satellite phone, with data cable
Furuno NX-300 Navtex receiver
Sony cassette-stereo with CD changer
AC & DC Circuit breaker panels
Battery isolator switches
Link 2000 battery monitor system
Generator remote control panel
Removable panels for access to electrical installation


Northern Lights 6kw AC generator
2 x 60A Alternators on engines
2 x Engine start batteries (12V) @ 65 AH
Ships load batteries (12V) - 2 banks of 400 AH each
Freedom 30 Inverter/Charger
2 x Siemens 100w Solar Panels
Ceiling lights
Lazarette and engine compartment lights
Deck light, spreader lights
2 x Cockpit lights
8 x Interior 110V outlets: 4 in saloon, 1 in each cabin
110V shore cable socket
Masthead tricolor and anchor lights
Navigation lights
Steaming light


4 x Automatic electric bilge pumps
2 x Manual bilge pumps
2 x Bilge alarms
2 x Calorifiers (hot water system) 40 litres (engine & 110v AC)
Self draining cockpit
Pressurised hot & cold deck shower
Village Marine NF 600 gpd watermaker


2 x 27 Hp fresh water cooled Yanmar diesel engines
Sound insulation
2 x Instrument panels
Folding propellers


25 Kg (55 lb) Delta anchor
75m x 10mm chain anchor rode
Fortress FX-37 anchor
Fortress FX-23 anchor
Two 250' rope/chain anchor rodes
One 150' rope/chain anchor rode


SOLAS flares kit
GPS-equipped EPIRB (406 MHz)
Revere 4 person offshore liferaft
Abandon ship bag with PUR manual watermaker, emergency food, etc.
Paratech 18' sea anchor with 300' 3/4" rode
Jordan series drogue
6 x life jackets
4 x safety harnesses & webbing for jacklines
First aid kit
ACR Vecta 2 Radio Direction Finder (121.5 MHz)
ACR Mini B 300 Personal Locator (121.5 MHz)
Horseshoe buoy & beacon
Man-Over-Board pole
Lifesling MOB unit
MOB throwing line
Handheld VHF radio (2)
Handheld GPS (2)


AB 310 rigid-inflatable dinghy
Yamaha 15 hp 4-stroke electric start outboard
Dinghy safety equipment


Bauer Junior-II scuba compressor (110v AC)
4 x 63 cu ft aluminum tanks
DAN Oxygen kit