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Nantucket Clipper

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Boat REF# 73350
This boat has been sold
Length 9.65m (31'8")
Year 1971
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 12hp, Sabb (1971)
Lying Ipswich


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Buchanan
Builder Offshore Yachts
Lying Ipswich
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Fuel capacity 12.0 ltr (2.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 12hp
Engine make and model Sabb (1971)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Prop(s) Variable pitch
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Engine overhaul works including a new cylinder head have been carried out recently.


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Length 9.65m (31'8")
LWL 6.40m (21'0")
Beam 2.77m (9'1")
Draft Min 1.30m (4'3")
Displacement 3,737kg (8,240.0lbs)
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage On marina


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Yawl rigged SS Spars Aluminium spars (1971) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1997)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Austin Farrar - Slab (1987)
Headsail - Hank On (1971)
Other sails Genoa (1971)
No 1 Jib (1971)
Working Jib (1971)
Storm Jib (1971)
Leg o Mutton Jib (1971)
mizzen (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

The sheet winches are recently reconditioned Gibb units. All of the sails except for the main are the original Gowan.
There is a mizzen boom and mizzen staysail available also.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

A lot of hard work has gone into this yacht especially on the exterior brightwork.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

Her profile hides a fairly spacious accomodation, with good head room & useful storage. The forward cabin needs to be completed, requiring new cushions & upholstery, but the woodwork has been finished. This will allow 2 good sized berths up front, with a third, quarter berth to starboard & a double berth in the saloon.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Speed tick
Log tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence windlass
1 anchors
25.00m (82'0") of chain
You'll see the stanchions are not currently installed & also there is also a sprayhood frame which again is not fitted.

Safety Equipment

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Swim ladder tick

3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

There is something about the beautiful classic lines of this clipper that inspires a passion to simply want to go & sail her!

Now its fair to say that after standing for a while that this example is in need of a little TLC, some finishing touches here & there & also perhaps some electronic aids if you're looking for some extended cruising. As far as the sailing is concerned though, she is very capable & ready to go.
Located in south Suffolk, if you're looking for something a little different then give Boatshed Suffolk a call, a viewing is well recommended.

These boat details are subject to contract.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Nantucket Clipper has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Edington of Boatshed Suffolk. 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.