Falmouth Working Boat Falmouth Working Boat
Falmouth Working Boat Falmouth Working Boat for sale | 8.53m (28'0") | 1988 | 1x diesel 27hp | GRP Construction | Long keel underwater profile | 5 berths | Boat REF# 56116
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|Fuel capacity||100.0 ltr (22.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Water capacity||100.0 ltr (22.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 27hp|
|Engine make and model||Volvo Penta (1988)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||9 knots|
Volvo Penta 27hp three-cylinder diesel with a standard Volvo hydraulic forward-neutral-reverse gearbox and Morse single lever control (port side of cockpit), electrical instrument panel with alarms etc. (starboard side aft in cockpit)
Stainless steel propellor shaft with Vetus water lubricated gland and cutless bearing and bronze3-bladed propellor
New prop fitted 2003.
12 volt system with two 105 amp-hour lead acid batteries charged from engine alternator via individual battery isolator switches.
Main fuses feed two switch panels for all 12 volt services, lighting and navigational equipment.
Battery charger installed, to enable charging from shore-power connection.
Mains 240 volt sockets in main cabin for general use and galley.
Shore-power socket in cockpit for shore connection to mains via cable with European adaptor as well as UK standard marina plug.
|Draft Min||1.52m (5'0")|
|Draft Max||1.52m (5'0")|
Rig10% discount on rigging
Gaff rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2000)
SailsDiscounts available from our Preferred Partners
|Mainsail||- (unknown year)|
|Headsail||- (unknown year)|
Mainsail 380 sq ft (three reefs), staysail 133 sq ft, flying jib 140 sq ft and 90sq ft topsail (modified to remove the need for a jackyard) all in white Dacron by Spargo King and Bennett. Also a spare staysail 124 sq ft, a “small jib” 82 sq ft and a large red & blue “balloon jib” 580 sq ft.
All spars are wooden (Oregon pine). Silver coin placed under mast heel.
All sheets have been replaced with modern braided rope.
Halyards, topping-lifts and runner tails are three-strand modern rope.
Burgee halyard and flag halyards are braided rope.
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
Construction10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
|Underwater profile||Long keel|
Dark green GRP hull with very substantial lay-up: from a minimum of half-an-inch thick at the bulwarks to ¾ of an inch at the bilges to approx an inch at the keel.
Decks – marine ply over wooden beams all GRP/Epoxy sheathed.
Transom-hung wooden rudder with three pintles.
Standing rigging all stainless steel.
Varnished deck beams, frames and coachroof with white painted bulkheads and varnished hardwood locker doors. Butterfly hatch in Afromosia providing a lot of daylight.
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||1|
|No. of single berths||3|
|Manual water system|
Deck removed and new low-profile coachroof with a butterfly hatch, professionally built on new decks in 1996/7 producing much more space in the cabin without the visual burden of a large cabin profile, as a result she now has five berths (including one large double), a separate heads compartment and many more storage lockers.
Five berths in two cabins with a separate heads compartment. The double berth in main cabin converts to a large settee with a backrest for daytime use. The single berth on the port side is very snug especially with the half Admiralty chart size folding chart table deployed over the foot of the berth.
There are five lockers under these berths and both berths are fitted with lee-cloths.
There are five lockers and two shelves over these berths
In the forecabin is a large v-berth with five lockers under and two shelves with four lockers over.
Plenty of cool storage is available under the cabin sole, especially after the main cabin sole was raised when the new low-profile coachroof was built.
Separate heads compartment with Par Brydon sea-toilet, has a bronze port-light, a stainless steel mushroom ventilator, a large stowage locker and hanging space for wet water-proofs. A full-length mirror is fitted to the door and there is a drainage sump under the floor.
2 burner gas cooker
Suunto bulkhead steering compass mounted on cabin aft bulkhead.
Plastimo Iris 50 hand bearing compass stowed on bulkhead adjacent to chart table.
Furono GPS 30 installed over the chart table (aerial in housing on coachroof).
Furono GPS 30 installed in cockpit adjacent to tiller (aerial mounted on transom).
Navico log and echo sounder mounted on starboard side of cockpit.
Aquamarine 5600 VHF radio transceiver installed over chart table with masthead aerial and cockpit speaker.
Autohelm 2000 autopilot.
Port and starboard navigation lights mounted on Iroko light-boards attached to shrouds plus stern-light fixed to transom. All-round white and tri-colour combination navigation light fixed to masthead.
(Brittany, Bruce, CQR)
10.00m (32'10") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp
Galvanised pin-rail forward of mast for halyard and topping lift tails.
Pine bowsprit, easily shipped to minimise marina charges, onto a detachable stowage chock on the pin-rail. Bowsprit rigged with stainless steel wire shrouds and bobstay all tensioned with tackles.
Three sheet tracks with adjustable sheaves on each side deck, for jib and staysail sheets to custom made fairleads and sheet winches and large cleats on cockpit side decks and coamings.
Two “Girdlestone G16” 2-speed winches on cockpit coamings and two “Meissner 18” winches on side decks, for sail controls and runner tensioning.
Jackstays and Stainless steel u-bolts for safety harness attachment.
Mooring cleats and fairleads.
Safety Equipment10% Discount on courses
2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 Electric)
Life-jackets and harnesses. First aid kit. Coastal Flare Pack and numerous individual flares