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   The ship is designed for 4 modes of operation. It will have three engines and of course sail power. There will be one 425 HP diesel engine , two sail drive 55 HP engines and the sails themselves. Modes of operation are as follows:

1. Both sail drives engaged for normal startup, docking and slow cruising in low wind conditions.

2. Main 425 HP engaged for a low level current or opposing wind.

3. Main engine & both sail drives engaged for high wind or full power storm avoidance.

4. Sail power alone under normal cruising conditions after startup.

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MAIN ENGINE : 425 HP Caterpillar Diesel

SAIL DRIVES : Twin  55 HP  Perkins Diesels or equivalent

SAILS: Hood Main , Genoa and  Jib,  Possibly a light air Spinnaker