A Classic Ketch Wheelhouse Yacht Designed by Laurent Giles and built by A.H.Moody & Sons, Burlesdon, Hampshire in 1972. Sleeps 6 in 3 Cabins. Powered by a Perkins 120hp Diesel Engine. Hull Epoxy Treated and Copper Coated. Currently lying in Lanzarote, Canary Islands.
'The Vendors may consider a motor cruiser as a part exchange within a deal'
Designed by Laurent Giles and built by A.H Moody & Sons, Burlesdon, Hampshire in 1972 in accordance with the Lloyds Register of Shipping and Classified 100 A1.
LOA: 13.41 mtrs / 44'0"
LWL: 10.97 mtrs / 36'0"
BEAM: 3.72 mtrs / 12'2"
DRAFT: 1.83 mtrs / 6'0"
Displacement Weight: 16,511 kgs / 36,400Ibs
Ballast 5,740 kgs / 12,656Ibs
Construction: GRP Hull, Deck & Wheelhouse.
Perkins 6/3544 120hp 6 Cylinder Diesel Shaft Driven Engine with a Borg Warner Gearbox (Fitted New in 1979).
Engine Fresh & Sea Water Cooled.
Cruising Speed: TBC
Maximum Speed: TBC
Engine last serviced: TBC
Two Fuel Tanks - Total Capacity: 900 Ltrs / 200 Gallons.
Sleeps six in six single berths arranged in three cabins plus additional accommodation in the wheelhouse / saloon area.
Fo'c's'le with Twin Berths.
Fore Cabin with Single Bunks to Port and starboard, hanging locker and drawers.
Owner's Cabin with Bunks to Port and Starboard. Generous Stowage Space Including Hanging Locker and Dressing Table (This also converts into a second chart table if required).
Owner's Heads equipped with a Marine Sea Toilet with a Holding Tank, Shower and Wash Basin.
The saloon has an L shaped Settee to Port with an adjustable Table, Chart Table & Steering Position.
There is a Galley Area equipped with Fridge, Cooker, Sink and Storage Cupboards.
There is good head room in all cabins and the joinery is finished in teak.
Rigging & Sail Inventory
Ketch Rig with Alloy Mast & Spars
Stainless Steel Standard Rigging Replaced in 2012.
Terylene Running Rigging.
In Boom Furling on Main & Mizzen.
Stainless Steel Mast Steps to both masts.
Genoa Profurl Furling System.
Genoa, Main and Mizzen Sails replaced in 2002.
Mast & Mizzen Boom Covers.
24volt System charged via engine alternator.
Rewired and electrical system upgraded with armoured cabling and circuit breakers in 1979.
A second A>C 5 alternator has been fitted - one for each battery bank.
Domestic and Engine Bank have separate heavy duty on/off and also a similar parallel switch.
Mains Electric shore Power & Battery Charger.
2 x Steering Compasses.*
Echo Pilot Gold with forward looking sonar & external repeater.*
Raymarine Wind Speed Instrument with external repeater.*
Simrad RD68 VHF Radio.*
Garmin GPS 128.*
Yeoman Chart Plotter.*
All the above * were fitted in 2002.
2 x Two Speed Harken Self Tailing Genoa Winches (2002).
1 Harken Two Speed Self Tailing Main Sheet Winch (2002).
1 Harken Two Speed Electric Self Tailing Winch (2003).
1 Harken Two Speed Self Tailing Mizzen Halyard Winch (2002).
2 x Single Speed Mizzen Mast Winches.
3 x Winches on Main Mast.
1 x Harken Two Speed Self Tailing General Purpose Winch (2002).
30 kg Bruce Anchor with 45 Fathoms / 83 mtrs 3/8" Chain.
Lofrans Falkon 1500watt Electric Windlass.
Cockpit Adjustable Table.
Winter Cover for Wheelhouse & Fore-cabin.
Water Tank Capacity: 900 Ltrs / 200 Gallons.
Pressurised and manual water systems.
Hot Water via Isotemp Calorifier.
The yacht has had two owners from new, the first owners used it for Mediterranean cruising.
The current owners have owned the boat since 2001. Between 2001 - 2005 Waterbird was used mainly for East and South Coast of England sailing before being sailed to Lanzarote where she is now based at Marina Rubicon.
Throughout the current ownership the vendors have maintained, upgraded and improved the vessel but keeping its original character.
There is a full survey dated 17th January 2013 available on request.
This boat is easily accessible from the UK as there are regular flights available from a number of the UK major airports to Arrecife airport.
3A Harbour Quay
Sovereign Yacht Harbour, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN23 5QF