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Boat REF# 7220
This boat has been sold
Length 12.80m (42'0")
Year 1938
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 42.36hp, Russel Newberry (1962)
Lying West Wales


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Extra Details

Designer Wm Weatherhead
Builder Wm Weatherhead
Lying West Wales
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Fuel capacity 741.0 ltr (163.0 USG) Total - 3 Tanks
Water capacity 270.0 ltr (59.4 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 42.36hp
Engine make and model Russel Newberry (1962)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 7.0 ltr (1.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8.5 knots

The main engine is on the centreline and the wing engine (Perkins 36hp auxiliary) on the port quarter.


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Length 12.80m (42'0")
LWL 10.90m (35'9")
Beam 3.81m (12'6")
Draft Min 1.67m (5'6")
Draft Max 1.67m (5'6")
Displacement 19,000kg (41,895.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")


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Ketch rigged Builder Wood spars (1938) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


New Sails Upgrade?
Other sails Steadying Mizzen (unknown year)

Technically perhaps a schooner, since her mizzen is the taller mast, she carries a steadying sail thereon.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

11/2 inch Scots Larch and Pitch Pine on closely spaced double Oak frames. Her 21/2 tons of ballast is carried internally.


Total # of berths 6
No. of single berths 6
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

second compass

Deck Gear

Manual Simpson Lawerence windlass
2 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain
GRP dinghy (1998)
2hp outboard (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

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Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

Commissioned in Scotland for a retired Royal Navy Commander she must have been one of the last yachts of her type to be built before the onset of hostilities. The finest pre war timbers were used in her construction, and she was built to a traditional Scottish East Coast standard by a yard used to building the ubiquetous and rugged fishing craft of the Firth of Forth.
She is an interesting vessel with a fine pedigree, and we have a copy of her write up in June's edition of Yachting Monthly, 1939, after she'd had one season's use!
This yacht could make an excellent live-aboard home, though she would no doubt benefit from an up-dating of some of her equipment. Her keen asking price reflects her owner's desire to sell, due to his advancing years. The yacht could easily outlive most of us!
See "more photos" to view 37 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Alan Coy of Boatshed Wales.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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.