The Boat

Sailing Vessel Azimuth

Azimuth is a Pearson 365 sloop built in 1979 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. One of over 400 built, Azimuth provides us comfort and security with just the right amount of looks and personality.

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MMSI: 368103430
Call sign: WDK9409
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Equipment List (work in progress)
The * symbol indicates equipment original to the boat when we purchased it in 2016.


  • SI-TEX SAS-600 Class B AIS transceiver
  • Furuno 821 Radar
  • Raymarine i60 wind
  • Hawkeye depthsounder
  • Standard Horizon Explorer GX1700 VHF/GPS
  • Garmin inReach Explorer+
  • ACR GlobalFix V4 manual EPIRB
  • Raymarine ST5000+ autopilot
  • Raymarine ST2000+ tillerpilot


  • Windpilot Pacific Plus self-steering windvane
  • Lewmar Ocean 2 electric windlass
  • Caribe C9X RIB dinghy
  • Mercury 15hp 2-stroke outboard
  • Dodger and Sailpack from Sailrite DIY kits


  • 4x 255aH Trojan 6v batteries (12v system)
  • 1x Group 27 starting battery
  • Victron SmartShunt battery monitor
  • Sterling Ultra 50a battery charger
  • W40 diesel engine*
  • 105A high output alternator from Compass Marine
  • Balmar MC-614 regulator
  • 620w of solar panelling
  • Victron 150/35 charge controller
  • Victron 75/15 charge controller
  • Victron Phoenix PSW Inverter 800w
  • Xantrex 2000w PSW Inverter
  • Anker Powerhouse 400ii power bank
  • Blue Sea System terminals, fuses, buses, and transfer switch
  • Ancor wiring

Ground Tackle:

  • Rocna 20 (44lb) primary anchor
  • 150′ 5/16 BBB chain + 150′ 8 plait rode
  • Fortress Guardian G37 secondary anchor
  • 120′ 5/16 G4 chain + 150′ 3-strand rode
  • Fortress FX23 spare anchor
  • Delta 35 spare anchor


  • Elvstrom full-battened mainsail with two reef points (2019)
  • Elvstrom 125% genoa with three furling reef points (2019)
  • Storm tri-sail
  • Storm jib (hanks on for removable inner forestay)
  • Rolly Tasker anchor riding sail (via Sail Warehouse in Monterey, CA)
  • Rolly Tasker asymmetrical cruising spinnaker (via Sail Warehouse in Monterey, CA)
  • ATN tacker

Creature Comforts:

  • Force 10 gimbaling propane 3 burner stove and oven*
  • Cool Blue 12v fridge/freezer
  • Cruise RO 20gph desalinator
  • 42″ stainless steel workstation sink with Franke faucet
  • Raritan Marine Elegance electric flush toilet
  • Raritan 6 gal AC hot water heater with engine bypass*
  • Whale Gulper sump pump for standing shower
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