Built on the lines of the Englyn class using strip plank method of construction with Iroko planking, bronze fastened to oak frames. New 16hp Beta diesel in 2008. 2 berths with heads and galley. Comfortable and pretty yacht. OWNER MOVED ABROAD, MUST SELL. Offers invited.
Contact: Richard Gregson. 01803 833899. 07886 081657.
Designer: Harrison Butler Length on Deck: 26.7’
Builder: Dr A Meggy Beam; 8.6’
Year: Launched 1983 Draft: 5’
Location: River Tamar, Plymouth
Wooden Ships Comments
A Harrison Butler design on the lines of the Englyn class. She was built over 10 years 1973 – 1983. The present owner bought her in 2007 and renovated her, and has since cruised the South Coast. New stern gland, new rudder pintles 2013 by Weir Quay Boatyard, Plymouth. 2015 survey available.
Hull Strip plank iroko on oak frames. Bronze fastenings.
Decks and cockpit Sheathed ply. Self draining cockpit. Tiller steering.
Superstructure Coachroof coamings varnished iroko. Coachroof top sheathed ply.
Iron external ballast keel. Iron keel bolts.
Rig Masthead Bermudan Cutter. Spruce box section keel stepped mast/boom.
Galvanised wire standing rigging, original, in good condition. Galvanised
Rigging screws. External SS chain plates. Running backstays to staysail. Twin
Standing backstays to masthead.
Sails Mainsail. 1983. Average condition
Furling headsail New 2006
Engine Beta 16hp diesel. New 2008. Centreline installation. 3 blade prop.
250 hrs to date. Cruising speed 6 kts.
Batteries 2 x 12v batteries in cockpit locker.
Tanks Fuel capacity 40 litres
Saloon From forward: Forepeak stowage and marine toilet.
Bulkhead, chart area to port. Shelves stbd.
Settee berths port and starboard.
Gas cabin heater.
HEADROOM: 5’ forwards. 6’ in main cabin.
Heads 1 marine toilet in forepeak
Galley Port side aft. Gas cooker. SS sink, drains overboard.
Box of flares
1 Fire Extinguisher
2 x CQR anchors
Sprayhood, SS frame.
Fenders and warps