S/V Delta Tango

Fountain Pajot Helia 44

Year: 2013

Length: 44'

Designer: Berret Racoupeau

LOA: 43 ft 5 in
Beam: 24 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 8 in
Dry Weight: 10800 kgs

Number of double berths: 4
Number of cabins: 4
Number of heads: 4

Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 2100 RPM

Sails - Running Rigging

  • North 3Di mainsail and genoa, color grey, added April 2016. Stored and not used from July 21, 2016 until December 19, 2016.
  • Doyle gennaker in ATN sock.
  • New Quantum stackpack, color grey, added October 2016.
  • New genoa sheets July2017
  • Genoa on Facnor 200 roller furler with line led to helmstation
  • Harken Electric Series 46 winch for main halyard, starboard jib sheet and reefing at helmstation
  • 2x Harken Series 50 winches for halyards, port jib sheet, mainsheet, traveler at helmstation
  • 2x Harken Series 46 winches for gennaker sheets, preventers, outboard jib leads in aft cockpit.

Standing Rigging

  • Standard aluminum FP mast
  • Improved lazy jacks and lines allowing easier raising of mainsail
  • Cam cleats for lazy jack halyards.
  • New masthead sheaves, aft end of boom sheaves, and forward end of boom sheaves. New in October 2016
  • Single line auto reef for reef #1 led to cockpit on rope clutch. New line July 2017.
  • Fore and aft lines for reef #2 both led to cockpit and on rope clutches.
  • New 12 mm dyneema core main halyard.
  • Line assisted raising of head car to sail track. No need to disconnect head car to allow upper sail batten to fall into sail stackpack.
  • Fountaine Pajot factory bowsprit

Anchor and Docking

  • Upgrade to 85# Mantus anchor
  • Mantus Bridle and S2 Hook
  • 200 feet of 10 mm Hi-test chain new in October 2016
  • Stainless steel reinforcement of windlass platform
  • Secondary anchor Fortress with 50 feet of 10 mm chain and 150 feet of ¾ inch 3 strand nylon
  • 6 ¾ inch 3 strand nylon mooring lines
  • Additional double braid yacht mooring lines
  • Fresh water washdown with 75 foot hose in anchor locker.


  • B&G Electronics system installed October 2016 by Marine Electronics Systems of Annapolis, Maryland. Replaced OEM Garmin 5008 series electronics.
  • 2x B&G Zeus 2 12 inch MFD
  • 4x B&G Triton displays; B&G / Simrad autopilot package AC42, RC42,RF300
  • B&G VHF radioV-90
  • B&G VHF wireless remoteH50
  • B&G mast head anemometer.
  • B&G depth and speed transducer
  • B&G AIS NAIS – 400 Class B transceiver
  • B&G Go Free Wifi module
  • B&G Broadband 4Gradar
  • Xantrex Battery Monitor LinkPro with 500 amp shunt
  • Victron Multiplus Inverter / Charger 12v / 3000w/ 120amp, new September 2016
  • Bitstorm Wifi adapter / booster with unleashed router
  • Iridium Go with Iridium antenna mounted on first spreader
  • Hella masthead tri-color / anchor light fixture, LED
  • Airmar SS270W transducer / fish finder/ structure finder
  • 630 Ah AGM batteries new March 2015
  • 400 (4x100) watts solar on MPPT controller
  • Blue Sea battery combiner allowing either or both alternators to charge house  batteries.


  • Rigid bimini with full enclosure
  • Teak cockpit and steps
  • Upgraded, comfortable trampoline made by Sunrise Yacht Products.
  • Upgrade to dyneema lifelines.

Aft Cockpit

  • Teak floors in cockpit and steps
  • Roll-up shade screen on aft of cockpit bimini. New October 2016.
  • Vastly improved drainage system for rain water coming from upper lounge deck.
  • Custom cushions and Sunbrella fabric throughout cockpit, helm station and upper lounge deck. New October 2015.
  • Cockpit beverage fridge with ice freezer space.
  • Blue colored courtesy lighting on aft deck.
  • Custom made teak cockpit cabinet.
  • Propane locker containing 40 lbs. of propane capacity. 1x20 lbs., 2x10 lbs.
  • Professionally varnished teak cockpit table.
  • Magma Catalina II propane grill installed on back railing and plumbed into boat’s propane system.
  • Exterior Bose Speakers.
  • 6 person life raft neatly stored below steps to helmstation.
  • Man overboard life ring and line.

Engines and Mechanical

  • 2x 40 hp Volvo D240F main engines (replaced 2018 due to recall)
  • S130saildrives
  • 2x Flexofold 17x12 3 blade foldingpropellers
  • Northern Lights 9 Kw diesel generator, 115v, ModelM773LW3
  • 220v / 50 amp shore power inlet with 50 foot cord, 115v distributed power
  • Filter Commander FC60 dual 10 micron filter / polisher with water detection system serving port engine and genset
  • Filter Commander Sentinel system single 10 micron filter / water detection system serving starboard engine.
  • Dometic / CruiseAir reversible AC/Heating. 3 units, 16K BTU Salon, 1x 12K BTU in each hull.
  • Dometic seawater pump and relay unit supplying cooling water to AC units. New October2016
  • Hydraulic steering to replace OEM Teleflex rod steering.
  • Through bolted tiller arm to rudder post connection to replace OEM pinch bolts.
  • Upgrade bilge pumps from OEM 450 GPM to 1000 GPM


Fresh Water Tanks: 2 (375 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (470 Liters)


  • Cruise RO SMS 30 watermaker operating on 115v power. Can be operated while running engines or generator or shore power. Capacity 30 gallons per hour. New membranes July 2017.
  • 4 manual Jabsco toilet each with The Commodorizor completely eliminating odors and sea water scale.
  • 2x fresh water pumps. 3.4 GPM capacity.
  • Upgraded Delta galley faucet with pull out sprayer.
  • Double SS sink in galley.
  • Transom shower unit.
  • Fresh water wash down unit in anchor locker.
  • New 11 gallon hot water heater. September 2015


  • 4 cabins with double beds each cabin. Generous storage underneath beds.
  • Custom Breeze Blinds pleated shades in salon added September 2016
  • Custom wonderful eyebrow hatches added to forward wall of salon.
  • 110v and 12v receptacles in every cabin.
  • Additional 110v and 12v receptacles added in salon.
  • Additional lighting especially rope lighting in salon.
  • Alpine 12v head unit powering 4 speaker stereo system with subwoofer.
  • 1x Caframo fan in each cabin, 2x Caframo fans in salon.
  • Upgrade to 180 degree opening hinges in salon / galley cabinets