S/Y Ichiban is fully equipped with the latest in electronic navigational aides. Sophisticated yet user friendly, anyone can quickly learn the use of this equipment regardless of previous experience. All sails are maneuvered from the cockpit via hydraulics and electronic winches allowing just two men to handle the vessel in fine weather. For longer sailing routes, racing, or hard winds there exist plenty of duties for a full team. S/Y Ichiban undergoes continuous maintenance and improvements to all machinery, equipment and electronics guaranteeing the highest quality for both the vessel and the experience of her.