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Deben  Cherub

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Boat REF# 112612
removed from sale
Length 7.01m (23'0")
Year 1935
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x diesel 10hp, Yanmar IGM10 (1999)
Lying Chichester


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Extra Details

Builder Eversons of Woodbridge
Lying Chichester
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 45.0 ltr (9.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Yanmar IGM10 (1999)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Twin Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots
Engine spares tick

Engine lifted out in2009 and fitted with new mountings, fuel line, filter,flexi couplings. Water pump and several parts replaced 2008.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.01m (23'0")
Beam 2.13m (7'0")
Draft Min 0.83m (2'8")
Draft Max 0.83m (2'8")
Headroom 1.65m (5'5")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged not known Wood spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2003)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail James Lawrence - roller boom (2002)
Headsail - Furling (2002)
Other sails Headsail (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

All lines lead aft to cockpit. No winches as Gaff rigged.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Fully restored in 1989 and further works in 2009.Cream glossed hull and topsides. Spring 2010 additional works to paint work and bilge areas. Ply epoxy-sheathed decks.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1

Porta Potti included in sale and is held in forward locker for easy access. Single berths with cotton covered mattress.

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

2 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

New Bilge Pump 2009 , fire extinguishers and oil lamps.

Broker's Comments

Built by Eversons of Woodbridge in 1932 this wonderfully restored Gaff Sloop Deben Cherub is now looking for some new owners.
No 8 of 18 she has a cream gloss hull and top sides with beautiful coach work and trims.
Great Yanmar engine and a very tidy cabin offering 2 berths and simple galley.
Trimmed for open water cruising she has recently enjoyed jaunts to the Isle of Wight and to the West Country.
List of all works carried out over the last few years. She has been very well maintained by her current owner.
A rare example of a classic 1930s gaffer.
Call us to arrange for an early viewing.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Deben Cherub has been personally photographed and viewed by Jonathan Phillips of Boatshed Chichester. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.