"Good Hope" - Ta Shing / Baba 35 / Hull #042

  • Year: 1980
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: 20 Kilowatt Electric Motor

  • Builder/Designer

    Builder: Ta Shing Designer: Robert Perry


    LOA: 40' 0" LOH: 34' 10" LWL: 29' 7" Beam: 11' 2"
    Displacement: 21,000 lbs. Draft: 5' 6" Bridge Clearance: 54'
    Ballast: 8,200 lbs.


    Electric Yacht Electric Motor Power: ~50 hp equivalent Model: QuietTorqueâ„¢ 20.0
    Hours: 15 Cruising Speed: 5 knots Max Speed: 8 knots


    Fuel: 48v 400 AH MasterVolt AGM Bank Water: 125 gallons Holding: Yes


    Forward cabin has a large platform berth sleeping 2, with drawers and bulk storage underneath. There are 3 bronze opening ports and an overhead hatch on the cabintop, and a door with a custom leaded stained-glass panel in the image of a blue heron. There are 4 storage lockers outboard, and louvered door to the forepeak anchor rode space.

    The toilet compartment to port has a marine toilet, shower and marble-topped sink counter with twin-handled hot & cold faucet, plus a spout for a footpump. There are drawers and lockers wherever possible, plus a bronze opening port. To starboard is a hanging locker. At the entrance to the main cabin, an Antarctic Dickenson diesel cabin heater and concealed gravity-fed tank above and outboard.

    In the main cabin, the L-shaped dinette (lowers to form a double berth) is to port and a settee berth to starboard. There are 6 opening ports here, plus a large, screened butterfly hatch in the cabintop. Stereo speakers, clock & barometer, 2 oil lamps and a multitude of lockers complete the package.

    Aft to starboard is a full-size charttable, equipped with a radar display, bookshelf, chart storage and the AC/DC electrical control panels. Just aft is the quarterberth, a necessity for any deepsea sailing vessel.


    Aft to port in the main cabin is the complete galley, equipped with a Force 10 gimballed propane stove with 3 burners, an oven and broiler. There is a propane safety switch on the line leading aft to the 2-bottle propane bottle locker. The deep stainless steel twin sinks are in the athwartships galley counter with swivel faucet supplying hot and cold pressure water, foot pumps for fresh and seawater, and storage under the sinks. The icebox is fitted with an Adler/Barbour 12 volt Cold Machine refrigeration with freezer section.

    • Tacktick T108 wireless wind, speed & depth system with Triducer (T120, T112, T111, T121, T910)
    • Tacktick T909 compass transducer
    • Tacktick T113 remote control
    • Tacktick T122 micronet NMAE interface
    • Garmon GPS Map 640 chart plotter
    • Raytheon R10X radar '93
    • Icom VHF Radio
    • Ritchie Compass
    • Autohelm ST3000 autopilot
    • Deck inlet for telephone


    Ship's System - Large circuit breaker panel at nav station. 4 AMG cell batteries (105 AH each, 420 AH total) in 2 banks, 4-position battery switch. Interior lights, navigation, mast, spreader & deck lights, handheld spotlight w/ cockpit power outlet. AmpAir hoistable wind generator.

    Shore Power System - Breaker panel at nav station. Xantrex PROsine 2000 805-2020 ('11) Interface / battery charger. Shore power inlet and 50' dock cable. Receptacles in cabin.

    Rigging & Sails

    Aluminum mast & boom, stainless steel standing rigging, dacron running rigging. Storm trysail track & steps on mast. Rollerfurling (Furlex) headstay, staysail stay w/ quick-release lever. Barient #18 halliard winches on mast, #9 reefing winch on boom, #28 self-tailing sheet winches on cockpit coamings, #19 self-tailing mainsheet winch and #10 staysail halliard and sheet winches. Husky fixed mainboom gallows, cabintop mainsheet traveller.

    Sails: Full-battened mainsail w/ 2 reefs, storm trysail, 130% genoa, staysail and storm jib. Mainsail cover and suncover on genoa.

    Hull & Deck

    White fiberglass hull & cabin trunk, fiberglass deck overlaid with solid teak, teak cockpit seats, deep bulwarks w/ teak caprails. Teak bowsprit w/ platform & twin anchor rollers. Bow & stern pulpits, double lifelines w/ gates port & starboard. Bow samson post, midships & stern mooring cleats, thru-bulwark bronze fairleads. Eleven bronze opening ports, 4 cabintop vents on teak dorade boxes. S/L 955 manual anchor windlass w/ 35 lb. CQR anchor & 100' 3/8" chain & 100' 5/8" nylon rode.


    Deck canvas includes full-width cockpit dodger w/ extension to backstay to shade helm, winch covers & wheel cover. Teak cockpit grate, Edson cockpit table. Stainless steel dinghy davits w/ Ta-Shing rowing dinghy. Manual & electric bilge pumps, folding swim ladder, cockpit cushions, docklines, fenders & life preservers. Fairclough winter cover w/ pipe frame.