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Safe Harbour 12 Racing Sloop

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Boat REF# 131672
removed from sale
Length 6.18m (20'3")
Year 2010
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Paul Fisher of Sailway Fisher Designs
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Last survey 20/05/2010


Outboard Bracket.


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Length 6.18m (20'3")
LWL 3.74m (12'3")
Beam 1.73m (5'8")
Draft Min 0.96m (3'2")
Draft Max 0.96m (3'2")
Displacement 960kg (2,116.8lbs)


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Sloop rigged Z Spars Aluminium spars (2010) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2010)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Lonton & Gray - Slab (2010)
Headsail - Hank On (2010)

Cream Sails manufactured in 2010 by Lonton and Gray.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by:


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

Professionally built to the highest standards:
The Hull is built from Cedar strip planking covered with glass cloth and epoxy SP resin; primed and then painted with 2 pack paint.
Brunzeel Marine Ply bulkheads.
Buoyancy and crash tank built in.
The Deck is 6mm marine ply covered in Teak planking and then caulked.
There is a survey report dated 20th May 2010 for this boat. The surveyor inspected the boat during the construction phase and once completed.

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Depth sounder tick

NASA Target Depth.

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 halyard winches
1 anchors
20.00m (65'7") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode

Safety Equipment

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This sailing yacht has been professionally constructed to an exceptional standard; the combination of superb craftsmanship and a classic design updated make this vessel unique.
The Safe Harbour 12 is a design by Paul Fisher of Sailway Fisher Designs. The design is a modern interpretation of the “Dark Harbour 12”, a classic American racing sloop designed by B. B. Crowninshields in 1915, who was one of Americas most famous and prolific naval architects and best known for his work on “America Cup” contenders.
Her classic long lines are both beautiful to look at as well as testament to the fact that she is designed to perform. The sea trails when she was launched in the summer of 2010 were a delight. Her owner describes how “she powers along in 15 knots winds at 5 knots, has virtually no weather helm, is sensitive yet stable and gives plenty of confidence even when the going gets tough”.
The opportunity to own such a superbly designed and constructed sailing vessel comes about only
very occasionally; and this is one of those very rare opportunities.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

We have seen this boat ourselves in various stages of construction, however many of the photographs used have off course been taken by her owner. We would also like to acknowledge Sue Pelling's contriubution in allowing us to use some of her photographs, taken of this boat for a magazine publication.

This Safe Harbour 12 Racing Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.