Equipment List

Aft Storage and/or Deck:


The area contains 1 additional Danforth anchor and line, 1 50' water hose with nozzle, 2 30' red dock lines, 2 30' spring lines, 3 fenders with fleece covers, 1 48 quart cooler, 1 cleaning bucket with deck brushes and assorted cleaning supplies, plus wooden 1 emergency tiller.


 Main Salon:

The area contains 4 decorative pillows, 1 Embassy Rhode Island and Massachusetts; 1 Embassy Long Island Sound; assorted charts for the cruising area; forecaster; 1 1 Chart Kit Region 3 (in addition to an electronic chart/chip of Long Island Sound, New York to Nantucket); 1 Raytheon C70 Radar; 1 Raytheon digital depth sounder, 1 Raytheon digital boat speed indicator, 1 Icom VHF radio; 1 Sony CD/AM/FM radio (MP3/Ipod compatible); assorted musical CDs; 1 Portable DVD Player; required emergency equipment plus assorted possible emergency items; assorted tools; and assorted yacht cleaning supplies.



The area contains 4 place settings of dinner ware including 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates, 4 bowls, and 4 coffee mugs; 6 place settings of flatware; and assorted utensils, pots, pans, trash bags, etc.




High Cotton is equipped with an 8' Achilles inflatable w/rigid floorboards and small outboard engine.



The topsides includes 1 boat hook, 1 ensign with teak flag pole, 1 halogen spot light in (salon cabinet), 1 steadying sail (cockpit lazarette), plus cockpit cushions and a ‘horseshoe’ life-saving buoy, mounted on the stern pulpit.



At the bottom of the cabin ladder on the port side are 2 red battery ‘on/off’ switches. The switches turn on both the house and engine batteries. The battery banks are isolated, i.e., it is not possible to deplete the engine or starting battery by using any electrical device. This system was designed to eliminate a depleted engine battery. Even if the house batteries are completely depleted, the engine battery remains fully charged, allowing the engine to be started.  Battery power/consumption will depend on use, although it is prudent to run the engine at least 30 minutes per day to replenish and prevent complete discharge which can cause permanent damage.


Each day, check all engine fluids and seacocks.  If the engine fluids need to be replenished, save the receipts and you will be reimbursed.  Engine spares such as zincs, impellor, anti-freeze, engine oil and transmission fluid are located under the port quarter berth.


The propane switch for the stove is located outboard of the stove top, marked by a label and indicator light.  The propane will only flow if the propane bottle located in the cockpit is on, the switch marked propane on the main electrical panel is on, the solenoid switch (outboard of stove top) is activated. The propane will be turned off in all locations when either the galley stove or hot water heater are not in use. Each of these appliances have attached operating instructions and you will receive additional instructions upon boarding.


The Force 10 stainless steel grill is located under the cockpit.  Extra propane canisters are kept in or near the grill.  The grill is attached on the stern rail, normally by inserting it's mount into the fishing rod holder.


Six adult life jackets are located in the lazarette.  Children's life jackets are not provided.


Fire extinguishers are located in the starboard lazarette and in the forward/port-hanging locker.


The dinghy will not be towed with the engine attached. 


Located in the cabinets and drawers in the main salon is detailed literature pertaining to the operation of the yacht and its equipment; files containing the yacht's papers plus Seatow information; and the key for the yacht.


Required emergency equipment plus assorted possible emergency items are located in the head hanging locker.


Although assorted tools are located under the main salon port seat, these items will not be accessed unless absolutely necessary.  You will assume responsibility for any repairs that you complete without prior approval.


The manual bilge pump is located under the cockpit cabin sole, accessed by lifting the small hinged cover.


The engine will be started approximately 15 minutes before departure to ensure that it reaches normal operating temperature.


The yacht's transmission gears will only be changed at idle or approximately 800 RPMs.  Pause in neutral when shifting from forward to reverse, or vice versa.


The yacht's engine maximum cruising RPMs will not exceed 1800.


Any necessary repairs to the yacht or dinghy which will exceed $100 will receive prior approval for reimbursement.


Any damage to the yacht or dinghy which appears to exceed $100 will be immediately reported.


Any damage to the yacht or dinghy which does not appear to exceed $100 will be reported at the end of the charter.


Any equipment, which did not appear to properly function, will be reported at the end of the charter.



If contact is needed during the cruise, contact voice mail at 860.367.4477.



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Your signature indicates that you agree with the equipment list unless otherwise noted; understand the general yacht operation; accept the operation; will operate the yacht at all times in compliance with federal, state, and local laws or rules; and understand that Classic Boat Charter will assume no responsibility or liability during your charter.


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