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1964 Atalanta Specification for Atalanta 26   (issued in 1964)

STANDARD BOAT: £3,360 Ex Works

Hot pressure moulded hull consisting of 4 laminations of 2.5mm Agba on mahogany main frame fitted with bulkheads and stiffening in accordance with the drawings. Moulded deck and coachroof with 4 large windows and cockpit coamings; retractable ballast keels, hoisting gear and retractable rudder, complete with the following equipment.

Deck Fittings

Sternhead fitting with 2 rollers to suit warp or 5/16th chain with mooring cleat.
2 x 6″ fairleads aft
2 x 6″ wooden mooring cleats on port and starboard quarters.
Adjustable mainsheet horse with G M track and slider.
GMS chain plates through bolted to internal straps.
Forehatch with 4 screw securing clips and perspex deadlight.
Coachroof fitted with 4 perspex windows secured by metal frames.
Sliding main hatch and aft hatch each with detachable tapered doors leading in to the 2 cabins, ventilators fitted to both doors. Stowage for doors in aft cabin.
2 headsail sheet winches with cleats, fitted port and starboard in way of cockpit.
17lb anchor with 3 fathoms chain, swivel and 25 fathoms 1½” nylon warp, stowage in forward locker.
5ft boat hook with deck stowage.
Ensign staff, halyard and socket.


Jumper rig with light alloy anodised spars each with internal track.
Ratchet roller reefing gear, with claw ring to take mainsheet.
Conventional rigging with jumper struts and single lower crosstree in light alloy tubing.
Stainless steel standing and running rigging.
Bronze snap shackles, spliced into halyards and tack wire.
Synthetic mainsheet and headsail sheets with Tufnol blocks attached by stainless steel or tested bronze shackles throughout.
Chrome GM self stowing main and headsail halyard winches complete with 2 detachable handles.
Rigging screws chrome plated bronze throughout.
Standing topping lift with small snap shackle to backstay fork.
Attachment for spinnaker boom and provision for spinnaker halyard block on mast.
Terylene burgee halyard and cleat.
Plastic rollers on all six shrouds.
Sails – Terylene Mainsail complete with bag, battens, class insignia and number. Terylene No 1 Foresail complete with bag.

Forward Cabin

Open plan arrangement with 2 fitted berths with stowage lockers under.
2 shelves for crockery stowage with hanging cupboards under against main bulkhead.
Batten back resets on ships side.
Detachable floor boards.
Entry step teak plydeck or covered in Trakmark.
Clamping equipment for ballast keels complete with 2 stainless tommy bars.
Forepeak locker.
Marine WC fitted in low compartment with flush plydeck hinged lid complete with curtain and toilet pack.
3 x 4″ Polyether cushions to fit berths.


Port side – Flush Wareite covered shelf with lift off lids concealing self contained twin unit gas stove and sink. Large lockers with doors aft and under working surface. Fresh water tank capacity 12 gallons filled from cockpit with pump by sink.
Starboard side – Fitted berth with cushion leading aft under cockpit bench with stowage beneath. Fold down chart table to clear berth.
Fire extinguisher fitted on bulkhead.
Hoisting gear for ballast keels, port and starboard.
2 Hoisting handles with stowage.
Calibrated covers to hoist boxes to indicate draft.
Detachable teak plydeck floor boards.
Entry step covered in Trakmark with locker under and brass sill strips.
Internal sling plates.


Self draining through keel cases with water tight benches extending to skin port and starboard. Backrests covering fuel tank and locker. Trakmark on benches.
Engine hatch with hinged sections fore and aft.
Adjustable tiller complete with stainless steering cables and control equipment from rudder blade leading to cockpit cleats.


Fairey Ford 10 complete with stern gear, water cooled exhaust system, 10 gallon fuel tank fitted behind cockpit backrest, fuel filter and fuel cock. Engine cooling system complete with skin fitting, seacock, strainer and salt water pump.
Ventilation scoops giving natural air circulation throughout engine and battery compartment. 12 volt electrical system with starter generator, 57 amp/hr lead acid battery and main battery switch. Instruments and switches grouped on port cockpit bulkhead with perspex cover, throttle and choke on aft bulkhead.
Gear control rod on starboard side with labels indicating position.
Hand starting arrangements through bulkhead from galley. Tool kit. Engine Manual.

Aft Cabin

Fitted berths with stowage under providing either 2 single or athwartships double.
3 cushions to fit berths.
Fixed centre locker forming base for double berth.
2 shelves against skin at forward end.
Detachable floor boards.
2 Quarter berths or stowage leading forward under cockpit benches, suitable for 1 adult and 1 child.
Internal sling plate.


Board of Trade navigation lights with correctly screened masthead light and stern light with separate switches.
Cabin lights – 1 in forepead, 3 in forward cabin, 2 in galley (1 red with dimmer over chart table) 2 in aft cabin.

Loose Gear

1½” Courlene head and stern lines, 10 fathoms each. 2 small rubber fenders complete with lanyards. Red plastic bucket and sponge.

Paint Scheme
Anti-fouling to water line. Boot top, top sides, upper top sides, deck, coachroof, cockpit and interior – painted. Varnish trim including rubbing strake, toe rail, cockpit doors and inside coamings, floor boards and interior relief. Spars anodised. Name and club initials in Monolets. Colours from standard range.

Optional Equipment