'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 4mm all around (sponsored by STA-LOK)

  • Baby Stay
  • Twin luffed headsail furler - Proful C260
  • A Lewmar 70 Ocean Hatch to replace the companionway

  • Fibreglass filled in the forward window

  • Fibreglass filled in the four side windows

  • LED Navigation Lights 

  • Windvane self-steering

  • A new skeg, rudder, and tiller

  • Extra watertight internal bulkheads between storage compartments and quarterberths

  • Lockable locker lids

  • Install two cockpit lockers

  • New running rigging