Designed by Dick Carter and built in 1994 by Northshore Yachts Ltd. The Southerly 1115 series II is possible the most versatile cruiser ever made. An excellent family orientated boat with plenty of space on deck and down below in the 3 separate cabin areas. A safe centre cockpit and an alternative interior helm and throttle position with fantastic view. She has a spacious, well appointed interior; her upholstery is relatively new and their is a superb sized galley area. In mast furling, 125% furling genoa make solo or duo handling easy.
Njord has provided us with many weeks and weekends of enjoyable cruising around the channel islands, Northern France, the West Country and of course the Solent. It has always been a joy to return to Njord wherever she is berthed as we admire her sleek lines and uncluttered deck. She sails easily in light winds, but some of our best sailing has been gliding through the Solent chop in 30knots of wind and remaining dry in the high centre cockpit. With all the lines led to the cockpit, it makes sailing with two easy. Many family days have been enjoyed on-board and at sea.
Hull build. The hull and superstructure are heavy duty GRP mouldings.
A teak rubbing strake is fitted around the topsides, Tek-Deck throughout the upper decking areas
Swing Keel. The cast iron grounding plate is bolted into a recess in the hull using stainless steel bolts. It acts as transverse stiffening in way of the keel slot and protects the hull when taking the ground. The aerofoil swing keel is cast iron with a stainless steel pivot fitting into a substantial boss at the forward end of the grounding plate. The swing keel is raised by an electrically operated single ram hydraulic system which is attached to the swing keel by a pulley system. It can be operated from either the cockpit or the chart area.
Interior joinery. Teak faced plywood with solid teak trims built onto GRP base modules which are glassed into place
Keel was slurry blasted back to bright metal and epoxy coated 2013. Hull was professionally stripped back to epoxy, then 3 coats of undercoat and 3 coats of topcoat antifoul applied in 2018.
The cockpit wheel is pedestal mounted, with a torque tube system connecting the wheel to the steering arm.
Raymarine ST6000 Autopilot is fitted at the chart table.
The rudder is a GRP moulding protected by a shoe to facilitate beaching or sailing in shallow water.
An emergency tiller is supplied.
Bermudian sloop, masthead rig.
Deck stepped mast and boom are anodised aluminium alloy with stainless steel and alloy fittings.
Standing rigging is of 1 x 19 stainless steel wire with swaged end fittings with polyester running rigging.
In mast main reefing, furling headsail reefing.
Furling mainsail and genoas made by Jekyll's
Furling 125% genoa (Recently laundered)
Furling Mainsail (New 2012)
New halyards, inhaul, outhaul 2017
Integral with deck moulding.
Cave lockers in coamings.
Large cockpit locker with access to drained gas bottle stowage
Stainless steel destroyer wheel mounted on pedestal with binnacle compass and engine control lever.
Cockpit seats, coamings and deck are laid with Tek-Deck and cockpit sole is fitted with a grating.
Cockpit seating has a set of fitted cushions.
2 Stainless steel water tanks, approx. 60 gallons, with deck filler situated under the port settee. An electric pressure system pumps hot and cold water to galley and washbasins.
A manual bilge pump is fitted in the cockpit, piped from the bilge sump to hull discharge
Hot water supplied by engine calorifier
Eberspacher heating system
New bowthruster fitted 2018
Three heavy duty 12v batteries, replaced in 2014, are fitted with independent switches. One battery is isolated for engine starting. The batteries are stowed in a purpose made box under the cabin sole.
Sterling regulator alternator
Full accommodation and navigation lights, new LED navlights fitted forward 2018
Combined flood light and steaming light on mast and combined tri-colour all round white light at masthead
Switch panel at chart table with switch circuit breakers to protect systems
Sacrificial anode on hull connected to engine and sterntube
Shore power inlet plus cabling
Sterling inverter 200W pure sine wave fitted 2016
Small 20 watt solar panel fitted for battery top up.
NASA battery monitor
Wind speed and direction
Jib sheet tracks with roller fairleads
2 Electric Lewmar 45 winches fitted 2013
2 Lewmar ST 15 winches
Mainsheet traveller and mainsheet rope clutch on coachroof
Fore, aft and midship mooring cleats
Stanchions and double liflines
Gates in lifelines port and starboard
Stainless steel pulpit and split pushpit
Bow roller stemhead fitting incorporating stowage for anchor
Furling headsail gear
Stainless steel transom boarding ladder
Sprayhood, new 2016
2.4 Seago inflatable dinghy with stainless steel removeable Simpson davits for ease of launch
Lewmar hinged perpex opening deck hatch forward. Main companionway hatch in GRP on slides with garage. Teak doors with stainless steel locking crossbars. Lewmar hinged pespex opening deck hatch in aft cabin. Opening windows in aft cabin and aft toilet. Dorade vent over saloon. Ventilators in toilet and galley. Two small opening hatches over galley and chart table. All other windows are fixed tinted acrylic panels except the forward facing wheelhouse windows which are toughened glass. The hull and wheelhouse windows are recessed in the GRP moulding. Coarchroof windows were removed and re-sealed 2018