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'Poppet' The Leisure 17 - Modifications

There are lot of modifications planned for the Leisure 17 before it sets off across the Atlantic. Some of these include:

  • New mast and boom (Sponsored by Z-Spar)

  • Standing rigging upgraded to 5mm all around (sponsored by STA-LOK)

  • Baby Stay
  • Twin luffed headsail furler - Proful C260
  • A watertight 'Category A' Lewmar 70 Ocean Hatch to replaces the companionway

  • Epoxy-Fibreglass filled-in windows

  • Upgraded cockpit drains

  • LED Navigation Lights 

  • Windvane self-steering

  • A new skeg, rudder, and tiller

  • Extra watertight internal bulkheads between storage compartments and quarter-berths

  • Lockable and sealed locker lids

  • Install two cockpit footwell lockers

  • New running rigging

  • Full rewire and LiFePO4 batteries with solar and wind charging.

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