Living Accommodations Equipment

February 6, 2013



The floor of the wingdeck is part of the structure and cannot be changed without keeping this in mind.

The original plans called for 19 mm (3/4") plywood.
The actual floors consist of two layers of 12 mm (1/2") plywood, glued together so that the joints don't overlap.

All the floors have been coated with epoxy resin and then one coat of polyurethane varnish.



The kitchen is made of standard IKEA kitchen cabinets.

Although the IKEA cabinets are not meant to be used in the harsh marine environment, they are so cheap and easy to purchase that for the price of a standard, marinized kitchen one can buy three IKEA kitchens and have the added pleasure to make changes. The refrigerator and the other equipment is  also standard household equipment.  The one drawback of the IKEA furniture is that everything is very, very heavy.

To be able to utilize the standard kitchen cabinets it is absolutely necessary to attach them firmly to the structure of the cat.

The kitchen sink cannot have a trash mincer because the moment there is one the sink waters are no longer classified as gray waters by MARPOL.



Samsung refrigerator with freezer, with an outside panel that lets you program the unit and displays the temperature inside the refrigerator and freezer.

Efficiency Class A+,
Power 220 V

Weight ~ 65 kg.  Location: against the forward bulkhead of the kitchen.  Fixed to the floor with two 6 mm bolts and at the top with one 6 mm bolt to the hanging cabinet.

Having only one compressor, the freezer gets cooled and then a small fan blows the cold air through an electrically actuated door to the refrigerator compartment, which is above the freezer.

Purchased June 2007.

In August 2009 it stopped working at the worst possible moment and place, in south Italy.
Finally after two service calls in March 2010 it works again, after having changed under warranty the compressor and both electronic panels.



Samsung refrigerator and freezer Model RL38HGPS

The following manual provided by the manufacturer is also part of this section:

Samsung refrigerator manual (english)
Samsung refrigerator manual (italian)


Microwave Oven

Ikea Whirlpool microwave oven.
Power 220 V, 50 Hz, max 2800 W.
Tube 2450 +- 50 MHz

Weight ~ 40 kg.  Location: against the back bulkhead of the kitchen.

Serial number 701 230 26


Ikea Whirlpool Microwave Model MWC40 serial # 701 230 26

The following manual provided by the manufacturer is also part of this section:

Ikea microwave manual (italian)


IKEA cooktop


Ikea Whirlpool hood, above the cooktop and vented outside.
Power 220 V, 50 Hz,

The two lights accept light bulbs with a maximum of 40 W each.


Ikea Whirlpool hood Model LUFTIG


Washer Dryer

Ariston washer dryer
Power 220 V, 50 Hz, max   W.
Efficiency Class B

Weight ~ 40 kg.  Location: guest bathroom.  Fixed to the floor with 4 bolts to the holes that had the feet.

Purchased May 2009.

Stopped working in August 2009.  After two service calls in March 2010 it got repaired under warranty.



Ariston washer dryer Model AMXXF149EU, s/n

The following manual provided by the manufacturer is also part of this section:

Ariston washer dryer manual (italian)

Wet and Dry Vacuum Cleaner

DPE elettrodomestici, modello Rudy
Capacity 20 l, water capacity limited to 13 l
220V, 50-60 Hz, 1250W

Purchased January 2013


DPE vacuum cleaner Model 0211 Rudy, s/n 1112 00001261

DPE srl Gussago (BS) Italy

The following manual provided by the manufacturer is also part of this section:

Rudy vacuum cleaner manual


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