A good example of these classic sailing cruisers. She has been well cared for and maintained and is presented in good order. An excellent opportunity to acquire a traditional yacht, ideally suited to shoal water crusing.
The accommodation offers up to four berths in two cabins. Vee berths in forepeak with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Heads compartment to port, with Jabsco sea toilet. Faversham cast iron solid fuel cabin heater, opposite to starboard. Main saloon, with galley to starboard. Taylors paraffin two burner hob with grill. Stainless steel sink/drainer, with manually pumped water. Generous stowage above and below. Dinette opposite to port, with table converting to a double berth and stowage under. Full interior lighting. steps up to cockpit, with seating and storage lockers under.
Located under the cockpit sole. Sabb 2HG 18hp diesel engine. Electric start. Seawater cooled. Shaft drive to fixed two bladed propeller. Single lever engine control.
Cruising speed 5 kots. Maximum speed 6 knots.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries
12 volt switch panels
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2006/7). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail. Profurl headsail furling system.
Mainsail - White - good
Genoa - White - excellent (2009)
Storm jib - good
Drifter - very good
Various other sails
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions & lifelines
SL Hyspeed manual anchor winch, with 25lb CQR anchor and 40m 8mm chain
Stainless steel/teak portable boarding ladder
2 x sheet winches
Outboard bracket on pushpit
Sestrel bulkhead steering compass
Icom DSC VHF radio with aerial
Raymarine ST1000 autopilot
Raymarine ST60 tridata log/speed/depth
Wind direction indicator
Clock & barometer
Manual & electric bilge pumps
Fire extinguishers x 2 (expiry dates unknown)
Lifebuoy with floating light
Built by A F Platt in 1971. White painted clinker mahogany on oak hull. Marine ply decks with cream painted non-slip to surfaces. Varnished mahogany cabin top and cockpit. Cast iron centre ballast keel with steel lifting centre plate. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Last survey 2006.
A good example of these classic sailing cruisers. She has been well cared for and maintained and is presented in good order. An excellent opportunity to acquire a traditional yact, ideally suited to shoal water crusing. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine sales.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Tidemill Yacht Harbour