Rigged as a masthead sloop on aluminium alloy spars by Z-Spars, with integral in-mast
reefing for the mainsail and Facnor below-deck reefing for the headsail. The mast itself was new in 2019, together with its associated standing rigging, together with much of the running rigging. While the furling genoa is also a recent, hardly used replacement (2021).
This particular Oceanis 351 appears to have been well spec'd, by a knowledgeable first
owner, with vertical pole stowage provision for the spinnaker pole, together with a bearing out spar for the spinnaker's guy rope.
A rod kicker is fitted to assist in holding the main boom at the optimum angel for reefing the mainsail.
A 'Lazy' inner forestay, complete with a dedicated second headsail halyard and fitted with an over-centre lever for tensioning so that a smaller headsail than the primary 135% rollerreefing genoa may be attached to the for'deck abaft the for'stay.
• In-mast reefing mainsail by Quantum Sails and reported to date from 2005.
• 130% furling genoa, with foam luff to enhance its shape when reefed - New for
• Cruising chute (with snuffer), described as relatively small and probably not
originally intended for the Oceanis 351, but serviceable and manufactured by
• Hanked headsail (possibly by Parker and Kay) and described as a No.2 genoa for
use on the inner forestay when deployed.
• Symmetrical spinnaker by Crusader sails in turtle.
• An additional spinnaker of considerably older vintage, unmarked as to its
manufacturer and looking to be for a smaller boat.
• Retained for use as a 'Spare' - the previous furling genoa; manufactured using a
cruising laminate sail cloth and fitted with a foam luff. This sail is believed likely
to date from 2005.