A very high quality yacht built using the best materials available to a successful design from Alan Buchanan. A well mannered yacht, balanced on all points of sail and perfectly laid out for cruising. She has also raced very successfully in Classic regattas with a 3rd overall at Gibraltar Regatta. Present experienced ownership, she has been very well maintained and is in sail away condition.
Contact: Richard Gregson on 01803 833899/ 07886081657
Wooden Ships Comments
A top quality yacht, built by Sutton and Smith in 1970 to a very high standard. The best materials were used with all bronze and copper throughout. Along with her impeccable maintenance record in the present experienced ownership this means she is a superb yacht in top class condition, ready to be sailed away.
This is a proper sailors yacht, well balanced on all points of sail, easily driven and with a proper cockpit providing shelter and security. The boat is well equipped and in smart ready to go condition.
Planked in Iroko all copper fastened to CRE steamed timbers.
Bronze strap floors, hanging knees and lodging knees.
External lead ballast keel with bronze keel bolts
Teak coamings. Sheathed plywood deck.
Deep and safe self draining cockpit with laid teak thwarts.
Masthead bermudan sloop rig on deck stepped alloy spar with alloy slab reefing boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging
Genoa (reconditioned 2014)
Primary and secondary cockpit sheet winches plus mast winches.
Saab 2HG 18hp diesel, replacement recon unit fitted in 2011. Centreline 2 blade propeller.
45l stainless fuel tank fitted new in 2005.
100l stainless water tank new in 2015.
5 berths including a starboard quarter berth, 2 saloon settee berths and twin V-berths forward.
6’3″ headroom throughout.
Galley with gas oven and sink.
Heads compartment with new Jabsco sea toilet.
LED lighting all through.
Full specification and details available upon request
2 Southford Road