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Boat REF# 4074
Price
SOLD
LOA 8.50m (27'11")
Year 1974
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp, Sabb (1974)
Lying West Wales

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Extra Details

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Designer John Westall
Builder Penryn Boats, Falmouth
Lying West Wales
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 04/01/2002

Mechanical

Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Sabb (1974)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Aerogen 4 Wind generator was installed new 2003. The 10hp Sabb engine was designed for service in ship's lifeboats - need we say more?

Dimensions

LOA 8.50m (27'11")
LWL 6.70m (22'0")
Beam 2.80m (9'2")
Draft Min 1.30m (4'3")
Draft Max 1.30m (4'3")
Displacement 3,384kg (7,461.7lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")

Rig

10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Hurley Marine Aluminium spars (1974) with stainless steel standing rigging (2003)

Sails

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Mainsail Copp - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Cruising chute (unknown year)
Spinnaker (2001)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Cruising Chute (with snuffer) storm Jib and Spinnaker are all new, never used.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator

Construction

10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

Long fin keel underwater profile. Painted hull in reasonably good finish.

Accommodation

Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick

A very roomy yacht that belies her size. Lots of attention to detail by her carefull owner.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 sheet winches
Manual S and L windlass
2 anchors
(Bruce and CQR)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
New and perfectly fitted full cockpit cover which is a real luxury, it completely encloses the cockpit and adds further usable room to this already roomy boat.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Fish finder

Broker's Comments

This yacht feels every inch a thirty footer! She has been lightly used in current ownership and has been upgraded in her domestic comforts by the addition of a complete cockpit cover and Eberspacher blown air heating system. Whilst not new, her sail wardrobe is perfectly serviceable and with her long fin keel and easily worked deck space she is a capable and comfortable offshore passage maker. Her motor was designed for ship's lifeboat service ie. stand by until required, then run faultlessly until no longer required! Being a long stroke thumper, she is the CORRECT HP for this displacement yacht. A recent report in a well known yachting comic commented unfavourably on the heaviness of the helm. We believe this to be journalistic overstatement and perhaps an unfair comparison with modern lightweight flyers - these yachts can go anywhere, and have done!
See "more photos" to view 39 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Alan Coy of Boatshed Wales.
Note: This yacht has been recently reduced in price as the owner now has one yacht too many! She represents outstanding value at the new asking price, but a close offer might 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.