Engine & Gearboxes:
1 x Perkins M215C turbo charged 213hp @ 2,500 rpm diesel (2003).
Serviced Summer 2016
2F twin disc MG506 hydraulic 2:1 reduction gearbox.
MAINTENANCE AND PERFORMANCE:
Engine Hours: approx. 2,500.
Cruising Speed: 7 knots.
Cruising Range: Approx. 2,500nm.
Maximum Speed: 9 knots.
Date of Last Major Overhaul: 2005; engine removed and repainted, turbo charger, fuel injection pump and alternator etc all overhauled.
Exhaust system rebuilt (2005).
Fully serviced and decommissioned (2012).
PROPULSION AND STEERING:
Hydraulic AB9856 3 blade self-feathering bronze propeller.
Throttle control replaced with Rexroth-Bosch Marex Mini SB electronic command unit.
Stainless steel shaft (2005)
GRP inner gland and cutlass bearing.
Stuffing box overhauled (2005).
Rope cutter (2012).
Maxpower R300 retractable 20hp bowthruster, powered by PTO from large generator (2005).
Mechanical Whitlock single station steering with large hide covered wheel (replaced 2007) and gutter.
Custom pedestal (2005) with instrument pod to carry bowthruster and micro commander engine controls together with depth, autopilot, windex and echosounder readouts and pedestal compass.
The steering was completely rebuilt (2005) with the upper and lower bearings of the rudder blade checked, the main gearbox opened and bearings renewed. The aluminium housing of the planet gear mechanism was renewed also. The steering was overhauled in 2012.
220v Shore power; 2 x 220v generators; DC current is 24v.
Ocean Leopard’s wiring was 80% replaced (2005).
All AC loads are separately fused and there is a totally new switch panel.
All batteries were replaced 2013 except the generator batteries from 2005
Main engine start
2 x 12v (24v) (2013).
1 x 12v/90 Ah Dryfit gel (2005) .
1 x 12v/120 Ah Dryfit gel (2005).
Deep cycle cell.
8 x 2v (2013)
24 batteries in 2 banks (2013) these are located in a battery box under saloon floor along the centerline.
1 x 24v DC 100 amp Mastervolt for charging house batteries.
1 x 12v DC Newmar PT 25 amp 2 way for generator batteries (2005).
1 x 24v/40Ah.
1 x 24v 80Ah.
Northern Lights M8446K 16 kw 220v generator 16kw/1500 rpm 50 hz with PTO for hydraulic bowthruster (2005); (serviced summer 2016). Approx 1,789 hrs.
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
Electric water pressure system; all pipework replaced (2005).
220v immersion water heating system replaced (2012) and located in engine room.
New Digital Watermaker Control panel and electronics 2014 .
The bilge of Ocean Leopard is divided into 7 sections - chain locker/forepeak, forward crew cabin, owner’s cabin, forward corridor, engineroom, aft corridor and aft lazarette.
All sections have 24v DC bilge pumps with swan necks discharging overboard. Except the aft lazarette all sections have an emergency 1 ½” central bilge drain line with a manifold in the engine room. This manifold is connected to a 220v AC self-priming impeller pump; this will also function as a fire pump and is connected to a separate strainer. The pressure line is led to a fire station next to the engine room door. The system was fitted in (2005).
Total capacity of 3600 litres (792 gallons) in 3 x separate tanks.
Day tank in engineroom (Auto Day Tank refill system fitted 2014)
All tanks serviced and fuel lines replaced (2005); tanks cleaned (2012).
Tank material one GRP and one in keel.
Fuel tank gauge.
Total capacity of approx. 2600 litres (572 gallons) in 4 x high density polyethylene tanks fitted in 2009.
Water tank gauges (New Water and fuel sensors 2014)
Watermaker (working in 2016)
The holding tank system on Ocean Leopard was installed in 2005 (but not connected)
Ocean Leopard has both grey and black water tanks all with odour proof Gebarit grey water lines and 2 x Rheinstrom GWH 24 PE grey water lift pumps.
Aft in the crew quarters, sink and shower, washing machine and galley are connected to a transfer tank aft the galley sink has the option of discharge overboard or to the grey water tank with a valve.
The grey water of the owner’s and guest showers and sinks are collected in a transfer tank forward.
Air conditioning condenser water is also collected into these transfer tanks.
Both transfer tanks discharge forward via a swan neck arrangement.
All heads discharge into the black water tanks. These tanks are located forward under the forward crew berths.
(All figures approximate)