About My Boat

OVERVIEW

Gecko is a Grinde 27 foot double ender sloop. This line of boats was designed and built in Denmark for weekend and/or offshore cruising. Gecko has a fin keel, a transom-hung rudder, and a keel-stepped mast.

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SYSTEMS

Gecko is equipped with a Bukh 10 hp inboard diesel

Solar panels as primary energy source

Gecko holds 50 gallons of water and 10 gallons of diesel

Monitor windvane for self-steering

 

SAILS

Gecko currently has two hank-on jibs, and a main with three reef points. I converted from roller-furling to hank-on when I redid all my standing rigging