Ballo Liscio, 1997 PSC Flicka #433
Hull color: Green (fastest color right) with White Boot stripe. Hull is protected with clear coat of Imron.
Bronze port lights.
Bronze port light screens – by John Danicic (Sreens of Schooner Bay).
Companionway screen – zipper access with Velcro mounting.
Forward hatch screen – chain weights.
Enclosed marine head.
Privacy curtain forward.
Green sunbrella dodger over companion way.
Teak interior cabin house sides. (I am working, slowly, at varnishing the interior).
Webasto diesel forced air heater (to be installed this spring).
I am the third owner. Second owner was Craig Balaban. First owner was Greg Liscio.
The vessel, I believe, has always been named Ballo Liscio and I wouldn’t dream of changing her name!
The name just rolls off your tongue!
Italian for –Smooth Dancing …. (Ballo = dancing; Liscio = smooth)
Greg Liscio named her from both the Italian and the connection with his surname.
2 bow rollers - CQR 20 pound main anchor with 20 feet of chain and 200 feet of rode.
Stern: Fortress FX-7 with 200 feet of rode and 12 feet chaing.
B&G Network depth and speed.
Raymarine C70 GPS/Chart Plotter/Display with Integrated Radar
Raymarine RD218 Radar – digital.
120 Volt A/C shore power and battery charger.
Engine: Yanmar 1GM10 currently about 250 hours (July 2010)
Ritchie BN202 Compass
Lake Superior Charts and Lake Superior (Superior Way) Cruising guide by Bonnie Dahl.
Fujinon binoculars with compass.
Hand bearing compass.
Sloop, but plan to convert this spring to Cutter Rigging. Tang is already in place on the LeFiel mast.
Teak capped cockpit coming with Harken bronze ST16 primary winches; Harken #8 Bronze halyard winches on cabin top.
Teak rub-rail with bronze guard (between waterline and toe rail) port and starboard.
Teak cover for engine panel.
Single handers package.
Saftey harness padeyes in cockpit – with jacklines port and starboard.
SOSpenders life inflatable life vests (2).
Questus radar mount – attached to port back stay.
ACR RLB-35-CAT II EPIRB with GPS
Harken roller furling
130% ULMAN Genoa (1997).
ULMAN - full batten mainsail with Dutchman flaking system (not sure if I like the flaking system that much much!).
I have built a second drawer insert for the upper drawer under the galley to hold eating utensils.
I have built a teak holder on the head door to manage the docking pole and the pole for swabbing the deck.
I have built a cherry mount for the Raymarine display and a teak mount for the Questus self leveling pole / radar mount.
I am currently using a folding kayak for transportation to shore.
I may build myself a nesting pram.