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									                      INDEPENDENT MARINE SURVEY, L.L.C.
                                  RICHARD M.P. LEVY, principal surveyor
                                    5715 Ross Neck Road, Cambridge, MD 21613
                               410-221-1108        800-446-5384         443-521-3873
                                            e-mail: labradog@dmv.com
                                  AMS #647, Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors
                                      Member, American Boat and Yacht Council




                                SURVEY NUMBER:060603
          A PRE-PURCHASE SURVEY OF THE 1988 NOR’SEA 27’ SAILING VESSEL CHAMOIS,
                       PERFORMED AT THE REQUEST OF BEN ERIKSEN.

      Subject vessel was surveyed at Spring Cove Marina, Rock Hall, Maryland, on June 29, 2006

This survey is produced as a single document for the exclusive use of the party contracting it; it is
intended to be considered in its entirety; no single part is to be used separately and apart from the
document as a whole.

Any and all subsequent updating of this report is solely the right of the attending surveyor, at the request
of this client only. Transfer of this report is the sole right of the above client.

This survey report is presented as documenting the condition of the subject vessel on the day of the
survey inspection only. No warranty of the subject vessel is expressed or implied.

The manner in which this survey is conducted, and the judgements herein, are based on, in part:

                                 The American Boat and Yacht Council,
                         Standards and Recommended Practices for Small Craft;
                             National Fire Prevention Association, Standards;
                                      U.S.Coast Guard Regulations;
                                        U.S. Federal Boating Law;
                                  Federal Water Pollution Control Act;
             Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, Code of Ethics and Rules of Practice;
                                                   and
The experience of the attending surveyor in the construction, repair, maintenance, modification, and
operation of pleasure craft.




               THIS REPORT IS NOT AUTHENTICATED WITHOUT THE ORIGINAL INK SIGNATURE
                 AND EMBOSSED SEAL OF THE ATTENDING SURVEYOR ON THE LAST PAGE.

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OWNERSHIP and GENERAL DATA
    Name: Chamois
    Home port: Washington, NJ
    Hull Identification Number: NMI002940188
    Registration number: NJ929537
    Documentation number: 929537              6NRT Expires Nov. 30, 2006.
            Location of Doc. Number: Starboard side, forepeak locker.
    Builder/Year: Nor’Sea/1988
    Where built: Laguna Hills, CA
    Type vessel: Aft cabin auxiliary sailing vessel.
    Owner: Bill Koene and Frances Koene, 13 Willow St. Washington, NJ, 07882
    Survey for: Ben Eriksen          Broker: Jim Elliot
            Address: 137 Montclair Ave. St. James, NY 11780
            Phone:


LIMITATIONS OF SURVEY
     Vessel was surveyed in the water and while hanging in TraveLift slings.
     Blocking appeared adequate.

SCOPE OF INSPECTION
     Hull topside, bottom, and sheer sighted for fairness and true.
     Hull inspected topside and bottom.
     Interior inspected stem to stern where accessible.
     Lockers were emptied where necessary.
     No destructive testing, nor disassembly of any part of the interior or exterior.
     Cockpits, decks, and superstructure were examined in areas where accessible.
     Rig was examined from deck level.
     Sails were inventoried; those used in sea trials were examined for physical defects only; no
              aerodynamic assessment made.
     Engine was observed while running. No engine tests were performed.
     Electrical systems were observed where accessible, but no testing was done.
     Other systems were visually examined, but only tested as noted in the report.


HULL DIMENSIONS (Dimensions are from ship's papers, manufacturer's data, or published
     references unless otherwise noted.)
     L.O.A:27’-0” L.WL: 25’-0”
     Beam: 8’-0”
     Draft: 3’-10”
     Displacment: 8,100 lbs.

The following descriptions of condition are used in this report.
Excellent: Superior condition, or as new.
Very good: Used, but maintained to a high standard.
Good: Functional and adequately maintained.
Satisfactory: Functional, but showing wear.
Fair: Functional, but showing excessive wear and/or lack of maintenance.
Poor: Showing wear and/or lack of maintenance, such that continued serviceability is in doubt.



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HULL
Subject vessel is built from solid fiberglass, hand laid in female molds.
        Topside: General fairness is excellent.
                 Surface condition is good.
                 Coating is off-white gelcoat with burgundy wale stripe, and is in good condition; there
*1               are several small gelcoat repairs low on the starboard side, amidships, not matching, not
                 smoothed. Graphics are adhesive vinyl lettering, in good condition.

                Through-hulls: Through hull fittings above the waterline are bronze; all appear to be
                       securely installed.

                Rub rails: Bronze1/2 oval is installed on hull at the bottom of the wale stripe; in good
                        condition.

        Transom: Canoe stern type. General fairness is excellent; surface condition is good; coating is
               gelcoat, and is in good condition.

                Through-hulls: Bronze, securely installed

        Bottom: General fairness is excellent; surface condition is very good; bottom is barrier coated
               (2003); coating is ablative anti-fouling paint, and is in good condition.

                Percussive sounding was performed randomly over the wetted surface, using a phenolic
                        mallet. The only indication of any anomaly is several small areas in the middle
                        of the ballasted part of the keel, where localized voids seem to exist between
                        the skin and the ballast. There is no indication of any deficit from these small
                        voids.

        Through-hulls: Below the waterline, the through hull fittings are bronze, and appear to be
               securely installed.

        Grounding plates: Located amidships to port, sintered type, in good condition.

        Transducers: There is a depth sounder transducer, in apparent good condition.

Internal structural
         Hull/Deck bond: The hull/deck joint is of the inturned hull flange type; it is
                 mechanically fastened using stainless steel bolts and bedded. There is no indication of
                 moisture intrusion where the hull/deck joint is accessible to inspection.

        Transverse structural/Bulkhead/Floors: Structural bulkheads are plywood, and the attachments
               are fully and heavily tabbed to the hull; in apparent good condition.

        There are transverse floors, of plywood construction, and the attachments are resin sealed and
                fully tabbed to the hull; in apparent good condition.

        Longitudinal structural/Stringers/Other: Longitudinal reinforcement is provided by joiner panels
               of plywood and fiberglass construction.

        Ballast keel: Internal lead ballast, 3,100 lbs.           :


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RUNNING GEAR
     Rudder: Outboard type, foam cored F.R.P.; core not sampled; in very good condition;
            varnished teak cheeks.
            Pintles and gudgeons: Three sets, bronze, in good condition.

       Propeller shaft: Stainless steel, 1” diameter, in apparent good condition.
               Bearing: Acceptable minimal lateral play.

       Propeller: Bronze, three bladed, fixed type, 14” diameter, RH, 12” pitch.
               There is no damage visible on the blades.
               Nuts: Obscured by shaft-end zinc.
               Sacrificial zincs: Shaft end type, in satisfactory condition.


DECKS
     Construction: Fiberglass construction in apparent good condition; no visible framing.

       Weather surface: Gelcoat with molded non-skid, in good condition.

       Percussive sounding was performed randomly over the decks, using a phenolic mallet. There
               was no indication of any anomalies.

       Toe rails and bulwarks: Molded fiberglass, in good condition.

       Deck Openings: There are inspection ports located at the foredeck, for washdown hose storage,
             and access to the propane locker; both are bronze with deck key access, in good
             condition.

       Deck Hardware: Adequately sized and securely mounted.

       A reel mounted on the forward cabin face contains nylon web towing strap, in a varnished teak
               housing which also serves as a seat back for the foredeck.


MAIN CABIN AND SUPERSTRUCTURES
     Top and sides: Solid FRP construction. In apparent very good condition.
            Coating: Gelcoat, in very good condition.
            Trim: Varnished teak, in very good condition.

               Percussive sounding was performed randomly over the cabin top, using a phenolic
                       mallet. There was no indication of any anomalies.

       Companionway arrangement: The companionway is of a hatch over drop board arrangement
             The hatch is a sliding type, of solid mahogany construction, with translucent glazing.
             The vertical opening is fitted with drop boards of varnished solid teak construction.
             The companionway can be secured with a lock and hasp.

       Hatches: At the saloon, there is a hinged hatch of solid teak construction, with translucent
              plastic glazing; condition is good.

       Ports: There are opening cat eye ports of bronze frame construction, with safety glazing, all in
               good condition; two to each side of the saloon, one at the galley, one in the head.
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AFT CABIN AND SUPERSTRUCTURES
     Top and sides: Solid FRP construction. In apparent very good condition.
            Coating: Gelcoat, in very good condition.
            Trim: Varnished teak.

               Percussive sounding was performed randomly over the cabin top, using a phenolic
                       mallet. There was no indication of any anomalies.

       Companionway arrangement: The companionway is of a hatch over drop board arrangement
             The hatch is a sliding type, of solid teak construction, with translucent plastic glazing;
             it houses in a fiberglass sea hood. The vertical opening is fitted with drop boards of
             solid teak construction. The companionway can be secured with a lock and hasp.

       Ports: There are opening cat eye ports of bronze frame construction, with safety glazing, in
               good condition. One each to port and starboard, one in the aft face.

       Sea cocks: At port cockpit scupper discharge, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.
*2            Handle shaft is stripped, handle will not stay on to actuate the valve.
              At manual bilge discharge, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.
              At MSD discharge, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.
              At starboard cockpit scupper discharge, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.


COCKPIT
    Arrangement: Center cockpit. The cockpit is self-bailing through sole drains, which discharge
           through seacocks in the engine room, accessed from the aft cabin.

       Seats: Molded FRP, with no cushions present; in good condition. Port and starboard seats,
              level with the fore and aft bridge decks; may be converted to a double berth. There is,
              beneath a varnished teak hatch cover, drop board stowage in the forward bridge deck.

       Sides: Molded FRP, in good condition.

       Sole: Molded FRP, with gelcoat finish, and molded gelcoat non-skid, in good condition.
              There is a teak grating installed, in good condition.

               Percussive sounding: No anomalies were indicated.

               Sole hatches: There is a chromed bronze inspection port installed in the sole, accessing
                       the engine compartment.

       Coaming: Molded FRP construction, with gelcoat finish, and varnished teak coaming cap, in
             good condition.

       Stowage: There is stowage located under a varnished teak hatch in the forward bridge deck.




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HELM
Located to starboard. There are fore and aft bridge decks, and seating along the port and starboard sides.
       Controls: Throttle/shifter with shift lock out button; satisfactory operation..
       Instruments: Yanmar panel,with tachometer and warning lights.

        Other equipment: Liquid suspended compass, bulkhead mounted, by Suunto


STEERING and TRIM CONTROL
     Steering Type: Tiller steering, laminated wood construction, in good
             condition. Actuation is direct, and components are in good condition.

        Self steering: Monitor vane self-steering system, all stainless steel construction with
                 plastic vanes for light and heavy air; securely installed.


INTERIOR
     Arrangement: From main companionway, down five steps to the galley sole, via a well secured
            teak ladder galley to starboard, head compartment to port. Forward to saloon, settee to
            port, settee to starboard with small folding table, folding dinette table between on a
            secure stainless steel pipe base; forward to forepeak locker. From aft companionway,
            step down to vee berth top.

        Joinery and finish: Joinery is varnished teak and pine, and painted plywood; varnished teak
                trim; condition is very good.

        Sole: The cabin sole is teak/holly plywood, with a varnished surface, in good condition. Sole
               hatches, non-secured, access the bilges.

        Upholstery: Upholstery is of fabric type, in very good condition.

        Overhead: Forward cabin - Varnished teak slats, in very good condition.
               Aft cabin: Varnished teak slats, and vinyl headliner panels; starboard headliner panel is
*3             loose; otherwise in very good condition.

        Hullsides: Forward - Varnished pine ceiling, in very good condition.
                Aft: Varnished pine ceiling, in good condition.

        Berths: At convertible settee/dinette, berth sleeps two, in good condition; aft cabin vee berth
                sleeps two, in good condition.

        Stowage: In aft cabin, under aft berth flats, in cabinet, aft, and below cabin sole.
               At forward cabin, in forward locker, under port and starboard settees, behind port and
               starboard settees, on shelves above port and starboard settees, storage cabinet, located
               forward of head, storage cabinets outboard and under galley, hanging locker and
               cabinets forward of the head. All storage doors have finger latches.

        Bilges: Access via sole hatches, both cabins; condition is clean and dry, except in engine
                compartment sump, which shows a bout 1” of water.

    Marine Pollution placard is posted.
MACHINERY SPACE
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        Location: Under the cockpit; access from main hatches in each cabin, plus access hatches from
                the foot of each aft cabin bunk.
        Type fuel: Diesel.
        Oil pollution placard is posted.

Engine: Single Yanmar diesel, model 2GM20, two cylinders, naturally aspirated, 16 horsepower at
       3400 RPM continuous rating, 18 horsepower maximum.
       S/N: 11069

        Engine mounting: The motor is mounted on flexible mounts, which appear to be in
               satisfactory condition.; the attachments are bolted.
               The engine bearers consist of longitudinal stringers, of molded fiberglass/composite
                        construction; they are attached to the hull structure by fiberglass bonding.
               The arrangement appears to be in satisfactory condition.

                Percussive sounding: No anomalies were indicated.

        Age/hour meter: 2258 hours; 106 hours since 2004 rebuild.

        Cooling: Fresh water cooled, using heat exchanger.

        General appearance and condition: Very clean and well kept engine space. Oil is topped up;
               belts are satisfactorily adjusted.

        Sea cocks: At engine raw water inlet, bronze ball valve, connection is secure. Bronze sea
                        strainer is installed.

        Drip pan: Very clean.

        Wiring: Neatly run and adequately supported.

        Plumbing: Satisfactory condition.

Exhaust: Appears to be generally in good condition.
       For inspection, fittings, joints, clamps, and supports are accessible.

        This vessel has a wet exhaust system. There is a siphon loop in the exhaust line. Exhaust
                system materials include cast iron, and rubber hose which is marked as approved for
                exhaust use. Hose connections are double clamped.

        Muffler type: FRP water lift muffler, in good condition.

Power transfer:
        Reduction gear make: Yanmar by Kanzam model KM2P, with ratio 2.62:1; in apparent
                satisfactory condition.

        Shaft Log: Bronze, in apparent good condition.

        Stuffing box: Stainless steel internal packing gland, of dripless design. Adjustment appears to
                be satisfactory. Attachments and hose clamps appear satisfactory.


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FUEL TANKS and SYSTEM
      Type fuel: Diesel

       Tankage: Integral with the hull. Tank is fiberglass; capacity is 26 gallons. Tank appears to be
              in satisfactory condition. There is no identification plate.
              Manner installed: The tank gives access to all fittings, in such a way as to be kept from
              normal bilge water accumulation, and arranged to facilitate water drainage from the top
              surface of the tank.
              Tank is are vented overboard, with a screened fitting. Fuel is drawn from the top of the
              tank. There is no drawing valve below the tank top.

       Tank fill: At least 15” separation from any compartment ventilation openings. Fill cap is
               marked. The fill line is USCG type A hose, double clamped, and is self-draining. Fill
               fitting is grounded.
               .
       Fuel lines: Rubber hose, USCG Type A1, in satisfactory condition. Connections are secure.
               Valves: Shut off on tank top is operational.

               There is approved, flexible line at fuel pump. Fuel pump shutoff is with engine shutoff.

       Filtration and water separation: Arranged to prevent spillage of fuel into the bilges.
                Separator/filter installed on the engine is by Yanmar. Remote filter/seperator is Racor
                200FG, mounted to port, aft. AlgaeX fuel cleaner is installed.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
AC-DC ground continuity noted.

DC Systems
      Main Battery Switch: Perko; two bank type; disconnects all circuits except bilge pumps.

       Batteries: There are batteries installed at the time of inspection.
               1. West, group 27, 12 volt D.C., 505 CCA; gel cell; located starboard/forward.
                   Showing 12.82 volts D.C.; capacity is good.
                       The condition of the case and terminals appears to be satisfactory. This battery
                       is installed in an acid proof tray, and is secured against movement by
                       a hold down strap. The terminals are protected against accidental shorting;
                       gasses are ventilated adequately. Not directly above nor below any fuel tank,
                       fuel filter, fuel fitting, unsealed charger or inverter, or unshielded metal fuel
                       line within 12".

               2. West, group 27, 12 volt D.C., 505 CCA; gel cell; located starboard/forward.
                  Showing 12.98 volts D.C.; capacity is good.
                     The condition of the case and terminals appears to be satisfactory. This battery
                     is installed in an acid proof tray, and is secured against movement by
                     a hold down strap. The terminals are protected against accidental shorting;
                     gasses are ventilated adequately. Not directly above nor below any fuel tank,
                     fuel filter, fuel fitting, unsealed charger or inverter, or unshielded metal fuel
                     line within 12".



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             3. West, group 27, 12 volt D.C., 505 CCA; gel cell; located starboard/forward.
*4                 Showing 12.82 volts D.C.; capacity is fair .
                   The condition of the case and terminals appears to be satisfactory. This battery
                   is installed in an acid proof tray, and is secured against movement by
                   a hold down strap. The terminals are protected against accidental shorting;
                   gasses are ventilated adequately. Not directly above nor below any fuel tank,
                   fuel filter, fuel fitting, unsealed charger or inverter, or unshielded metal fuel
                   line within 12".

             4. West, group 27, 12 volt D.C., 505 CCA; gel cell; located starboard/forward.
                Showing 1.01 volts D.C.; capacity is good.
                   The condition of the case and terminals appears to be satisfactory. This battery
                   is installed in an acid proof tray, and is secured against movement by
                   a hold down strap. The terminals are protected against accidental shorting;
                   gasses are ventilated adequately. Not directly above nor below any fuel tank,
                   fuel filter, fuel fitting, unsealed charger or inverter, or unshielded metal fuel
                   line within 12".

     Battery Charging System: Belt tension and pulley alignment are good. The alternator is well
             grounded to the engine. The charging and regulating systems are working under
             no load and load conditions.
                     Reference voltage = 12.82
                     At midrange RPMs, the no load voltage = 14.96
                     With all DC accessories turned on, the loaded voltage = 14.83

     Heart Link monitor is installed.

     Heart Interface InCharge 3 stage alternator regulator is installed.

     Main circuit protection: A fuse is located within six feet of each battery.

     DC panel: Accessible, ventilated, fuse or breaker equipped. Circuits are labeled.
           DC is separate or shielded from AC side.

     Electrical wiring: Multi-strand, minimum 50 volt rated boat cable, of suitable type.
                      Routing and support: Neatly run and adequately supported.

     Navigation lights: Located on the bow pulpit, bi-color type type, in operational condition; lens
*5          is cracked.

*6   Tricolor light: Located on the masthead, non-operational condition.

     Stern light: Located on the transom, in operational condition.

     Deck lights: Dual lights at spreaders, operational.

     Interior 12 volt lights are all operational.




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AC System
      Entry type: Single 30 amp inlet, located at starboard side/aft main cabin.

        Shore cable and plug condition: Good.

        Main Circuit breaker: A double pole breaker is within 10' of the entry fitting.

        Switch panel: Labeled. Double pole main.

*7      Polarity indicator: None.

        G.F.C.I. outlets in wet locations: Yes; operational to internal and external tests.

        Electrical Wiring: Multi-strand three-conductor, minimum 600 volt rated. Condition is
                satisfactory. Routing and support are adequate. Separate from DC unless sheathed.

        Shore Power Converter/D.C. charger: Xantrex TrueCharge 20, located to starboard of engine; in
               apparent good condition. There is a DC ground on the DC side; floating charge at 13-
               13.2 volt; there is an integral A.C. breaker; automatic control; case connected to the AC
               ground. There is an output ammeter. Unit has a secure dry mounting, protected from
               splashing. Compatible with AGM, wet cell, or gel cell batteries.


L.P.Gas (propane): The tank installation is in a locker, located on the foredeck. The installation allows
       any gas seepage to be contained, and discharged safely overboard. This installation contains one
       tank; tanks are secured by locker; in satisfactory condition.

        Tank size is aluminum, in apparent satisfactory condition. Regulator is connected.
                Tank is overfill protected. Gauge is inconvenient to read.

        Fuel lines: LPG rubber hose with flare nut connections; in satisfactory condition.

        Fuel Shut-offs: There is no shutoff valve accessible near the stove
*8
*9      Gas detector: There is no marine propane gas detector installed.


GALVANIC CORROSION
     There is no indication of galvanic corrosion in the underwater metals.




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GALLEY
     Located down to starboard.

       Stove: Force Ten three burner range with oven and broiler, fueled by L.P.G.. The condition
               appears good. There is a gimball with locks. Clearances are adequate.

       Ice Box: Located to starboard; condition appears to be good.

       Refrigeration: There is, in the ice box, an Adler-Barbour refrigeration holding plate system
               which is 12 volt D.C. powered. Unit is operational; 43˚ cabinet temperature.

       Sink and water service: There is a stainless steel single bowl sink installed, served by
              cold water and raw water through foot pumps. The drain is routed through a seacock
              and through -hull fitting.

               Seacock: Located below sink, bronze ball valve type, connection is secure.


HEAD
       Located in a dedicated compartment, down to port, aft.

       Toilet: Manual flush toilet, by Raritan, in good condition.
               There is no vented loop.

       MSD system: Type I, treatment system.

               Arrangement is from toilet to treatment system and overboard discharge.
               A Y-valve is installed after the toilet, which selects between the treatment system or
               overboard discharge.

               Treatment system is a Raritan Lectra-San.

               Seacocks: For head inlet, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.

       Sink and water service: There is a head sink, served by cold water only via a working hand
              pump. Sink drains through a seacock and through-hull fitting.

               Seacock: For sink drain, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.
                      For head inlet, bronze ball valve, connection is secure.


WATER SYSTEMS
    Tankage: Two fiberglass tanks, under the settee flats, capacity 20 gallons each; in apparent
           good condition.

       Water system: Manual foot pump at galley, manual hand pump at head sink.

       Pressure salt water system: Shurflo 12 volt VDC salt water pump, located in forward locker; in
               apparent good condition.

       Water fixtures outside of head and galley: Washdown connection at bow.

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VENTILATION and CLIMATE CONTROL
     Air quality monitoring
*10          CO detection: None.
             Required on gasoline fueled vessels. Visual operation indicator must be present, as
                     well as an audible alarm and test switch.
             Propane and gasoline fume detection:
             Recommended in vessels where these fuels are used.

       Galley: General ventilation is via the companionway. Stove is not separately vented.

       Cabin ventilation: Opening ports, overhead hatch, companionways.

       No ventilation intake is nearer than 15" to a fuel fill or fuel vent. Entry by exhaust fumes is
              minimized.

       Heating: Diesel fueled; manufacturer is Force Ten; the area covered is the main cabin.
              Manual control. System performance was not tested.
              Woodwork protection: Satisfactory; ceramic tile on bulkhead, stainless steel on
              overhead.

               Deck iron: Stainless steel; satisfactory installation.


ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
     VHF radio: Uniden Polaris; operational

       SSB radio: SGC SG2000; powers up.

       Combination instrument: Raytheon knot meter/depth sounder; operational depth, speed
             transducer is removed.

       Wind speed: Raytheon; operational.

       Autopilot: Autohelm 2000; operational.

       GPS: Garmin GPS 152; operational.

*11    Radar: JRC Radar 1500 LCD display; not operational

       OTHER EQUIPMENT
       Clock: Weems and Plath.

       Weather gauge: Weems and Plath


DE-WATERING SYSTEMS
     Manual bilge pumps: Whale manual bilge pump is located in the forward bridge deck;
            in satisfactory condition, connections secure..

       Electric Bilge Pumps: At the keel sump, a Rule with automatic switch; operational in manual
                       and automatic modes.
                Plumbing and wiring: In satisfactory condition.
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SAFETY/EMERGENCY GEAR
     Audible signal device: Manual device is on board.

       Personal Floatation Devices: Not inventoried; one properly fitted PFD for each person on board
              is required by Federal law.
              There are three Type IV throwable cushion PFDs, in satisfactory condition, stowed on
                       the aft berth.

       Horse shoe buoys: One is stowed on the starboard stern pulpit.

       Man overboard gear: Lifesling, stowed inj a bracket on the starboard stern pulpit, in satisfactory
             condition.
             A man overboard pole buoy is stowed on the backstay.

*12    Life raft: A cannister type automatic life raft is mounted on the mast; not inspected.

       Emergency visual signaling: On board; current.

       Lifelines: Double, vinyl covered type; in satisfactory condition.

       Stanchions: Stainless steel; mountings are secure .

       Bow pulpit: Stainless steel; in satisfactory condition.

       Handrails: Teak hand rails, mounted on the forward cabin top; satisfactory condition.


FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
      Portable extinguishers:
              At the forepeak locker, one Fyr Fyter, USCG type B:C, size 1; charged; mounted in a
                       proper bracket; manufacturing date1988.
              At aft companionway, one Kidde 2 Liter Foam, not labeled as USCG certified; charged;
                       mounted in a proper bracket; manufacturing date 1996.
              At the galley, one Kidde 2 Liter Foam, Not labeled as USCG certified; charged;
                               mounted in a proper bracket; manufacturing date 1996.

       There is access through a port to the engine by an upright hand held fire extinguisher.


GROUND TACKLE
    Anchor: CQR, galvanized steel; weight 35 lbs.; stowed on bow roller in varnished teak anchor
           platform. In apparent satisfactory condition. Spare roller installed.
           Line: Three strand 5/8” nylon.
           Attachments: Secure.
           Chain: 5/16”.
           Attachments: Secure.

       Rode Stowage: In a divided chain locker.

                        Windlass: Manual, by Muir, Neptune model, with chain gypsy; operational.
                               Installation appears to be satisfactory.

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SAILING VESSELS
Rig: Sloop

Spars:Main
       Mast: Extruded aluminum, painted yellow, in apparent satisfactory condition.
       Mast step: Stainless steel, on cabin top, in apparent very good condition. Stainles steel
               compression beneath in saloon.
       Boom: Extruded aluminum, painted yellow, in apparent satisfactory condition.

        Gallows: A varnished teak gallows, with bronze hardware and stainless steel mountings, is
               installed over the aft cabin; very good condition.

Sails: Main, bent on, showing no damage or repairs, two reefs, four battened, 1995; 110% jib, bent on,
                showing no damage or repairs; Genoa: 130%, stowed aft cabin; 150% drifter, stowed;
                90% Yankee, stowed; assymetrical spinnaker, stowed.

Standing rigging: Re-rigged, 1995; mast unstepped and rig inspected annually. 1x19 stainless steel wire.
       Shrouds: Generally satisfactory condition
                Terminals: Stainless steel.
*13             Turnbuckles: Chromed bronze; not pinned.
                Toggles: Stainless steel.
                Chainplates: Bronze

        Forestay: Twin forestays, in satisfactory condition.
                Terminals: Stainless steel.
                Turnbuckles: Chromed bronze.
                Toggles: Stainless steel.
                Chainplates: Bronze

        Backstay: Split backstay, in satisfactory condition. Insulated backstay antenna for SSB radio.
               Terminals: Stainless steel.
               Turnbuckles: Chromed bronze.
               Toggles: Stainless steel.
               Chainplates: Bronze

Running rigging: Braided Dacron, in good condition.
       Halyards: Satisfactory
       Sheets: Satisfactory

        Main sheet: Four part Schaeffer tackle

        Vang: Four part rope vang.

        Blocks and Cleats: Satisfactory condition.

WINCH INVENTORY
     Main mast halyard winches: Two Murray, single speed, ; in satisfactory condition.
     Sheet winches-jib/genoa: Barient, model 22, two speed, self tailing; in satisfactory condition
     Sheet winch-cabin top: One Barient, model 16, single speed, ; in satisfactory condition.
     Reef winch-cabin top: Lewmar, single speed; in satisfactory condition

        Reefing: Slab type, two points.
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CANVAS TOP/ENCLOSURE
     Mainsail cover; fabric in good condition.
     Bimini top; fabric in good condition; windows in good condition; frame is in good condition.
     Cockpit enclosure; fabric not installed; frame is in good condition.
     Other covers not inspected.


BOARDING LADDERS AND SWIM PLATFORM
     A stainless steel telescopic swim ladder is installed at the stern pulpit; good condition.


SEA TRIAL for Chamois, undertaken on October 11, 2012, at about 3:15 PM.
Vessel operator - Bill Koehne, owner; also on board - Ben Eriksen; Jim Elliot (Gratitude Yachting
Center); Richard Levy, attending surveyor.
Sea trials were undertaken of the waters of the Chester River and Chesapeake Bay, adjacent to Rock
Hall, MD. Weather was clear, winds 5kt., temperatures were about 90.

Pre- Start Up
        Belt tension- Good.
        Oil level – Good.
        Coolant level- Good.
        Intake seacock open- Yes.
        Hose condition- Good.

At Start Up
       Start up was prompt.
       Exhaust had a satisfactory appearance.
       Exhaust water flow appears adequate.
       Significant exhaust riser hot spots were not found.
       Transmission check forward/reverse-satisfactory.
       Rudder check stop to stop- -satisfactory.
       Alternator operation check - -satisfactory.

Engines started promptly and idled down to 800RPM.
Performance was satisfactory at all speeds.
Mainsail was raised and doused easily.
110% jib was raised and doused easily.
All sail handling was accomplished without any problems.
There were no deficiencies noted in the steering system during the trials.
Vessel tracked satisfactorily.
Maneuvering performance was satisfactory.
Steering was set under the Monitor system, in light air, and was found satisfactory.
Autopilot performance was satisfactory.
The subject vessel was returned to her slip without incident.

TRAILER
     The trailer was not inspected.
     Specifications are reported as:
             1988 EZ Loader, galvanized steel, three axle; with surge brakes, electric winch, tongue
             extension, and tool box. Never been in water.


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RECOMMENDATIONS:
*1  Buff out gelcoat repairs. (Maintenance)
*2  Repair the handle shaft on manual biulge dischage seacock, so that a securing nut will fit.
    (Maintenance)
*3  Secure the starboard headliner in the aft cabin. (Maintenance)
*4  Monitor battery #3 for likely near term replacement. (Maintenance)
*5  Replace cracked leans on forward nav light. (Maintenance)
*6  Repair tricolor light at mast head. (Maintenance)
*7  A polarity indicator should be installed in the 120 volt AC system, at the panel. (ABYC
    standards, E-11.8.1.)
*8  An electrically operated propane shut off switch should be installed at a location convenient to
    the galley, located so that one does not reach across the stove to activate the switch.
*9  A marine quality propane detector, UL1110 rated with visible and audible warnings, should be
    installed in the main cabin. (ABYC standards, A-14)
*10 A marine quality carbon monoxide detector should be installed in each cabin. (ABYC standards
    A-24)
*11 Have radar repaired as needed. (Maintenance)
*12 Have life raft inspected by a certified technician. (Maintenance)
*13 Pin all turnbuckles. (Maintenance)

COMMENTS: Chamois is found in very good condition, having had apparently superb maintenance.
The stoutly built hull, deck, and cabins are in very good condition, both structurally, and cosmetically.
She has a good complement of electronics, and a full sail inventory, and lists many extras.
The rig was replaced in 1995, and has been un-stepped and examined annually. There is only 106 hours
on the rebuilt Yanmar engine. Under her three owners, she has been sailed between New Zealand and
Newfoundland. Possibly her only shortcomings, depending on personal preference, would be the lack of
hot water and the absence of a built in sound system, both of which are easily added if desired.
The few recommendations are for several items of deferred maintenance, and two air quality items
which were not required at the time she was built.
With the completion of these recommendations, Chamois will be well suited for long distance
voyaging, as well as her intended use, as a live aboard vessel and for cruising the coastal waters from
Long Island through New England.


ESTIMATED MARKET VALUE: $68,850 This is derived from comparable boats listed for sale
in national boating web sites and/or publications; offerings from major yacht brokerage web sites;
valuation information in the B.U.C. guide to Used Boat Prices and the N.A.D.A. Guide; and the
assessment of the attending surveyor.

ESTIMATED TRAILER VALUE: $2,200

The undersigned is not to be held responsible for any inaccuracy, omission, misstatement, or error in
judgement. For all intents and purposes, this report is to be adjudged as the evaluated opinion of the
attending surveyor. Acceptance of this report serves as acknowledgement of this agreement by any and
all concerned.

                                                 Signed,



                                                           Richard M.P. Levy, AMS #647
                                                           Independent Marine Survey, L.L.C.
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                            INDEPENDENT MARINE SURVEY, L.L.C.
                               RICHARD M.P. LEVY, principal surveyor
                             5715 Ross Neck Road, Cambridge, MD 21613
                              410-221-1108 800-446-5384 443-521-3873
                                     e-mail: labradog@dmv.com
                            AMS #647, Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors
                               Member, American Boat and Yacht Council


Bill to:                                                Date:
           Ben Eriksen                                          July 1, 2006




Condition and valuation survey and report # 060603,
1988 Nor’Sea 27 Chamoist.
Performed at Spring Cove Marina, Rock Hall, MD, on June 29, 2006.

27 feet X 17.50 per foot.




Total paid, by check: $472.50

Thank you!




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