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Traditional Broads Sail Boat

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Boat REF# 7465
removed from sale
Length 7.50m (24'7")
Year 1930
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 2
Lying Norfolk Broads


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Extra Details

Designer Fred Press
Builder Albert Yaxley
Lying Norfolk Broads
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Last survey 10/11/2004


Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Auxillary engine bracket to take outboard motor.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.50m (24'7")
Beam 2.10m (6'11")
Draft Max 0.85m (2'9")
Displacement 2,500kg (5,512.5lbs)


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Jeckels - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - (unknown year)

We are told all sails are present and are in good condition.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: solar panels


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

Mahogony on Oak construction. Current owner has all details of work carried out since she came into his possesion including new keel bolts, gas box and 24 replacement ribs carried out by a traditional wooden boat builders.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

The cushions in the cabin area where re packed a couple of years back and are just as comfortable now as then.The Original Baby Blake heads have been recently overhauled and are in good working order. The coachroof originally had a lifting arrangement. This could easily be converted back to its original state as it is currently fixed and features wooden beams in the cabin area.

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Tonneau cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

1 halyard winches
1 sheet winches
2 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain
25.00m (82'0") of rode

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

Stepping onboard this fine little Broads sailor I found myself entering an era of boating on the Broads that is fading into history. The first thing that came to my attention was the amount of care that has gone into the upkeep of this vessel. The varnish on the woodwork has been re applied every winter and is very well finished. Built in the 1930's, she has been lovingly cared for by her previous and present owners which can be seen in every detail onboard. Originally built for the hire operations here on the Norfolk Broads, this is an opportunity to buy a piece of sailing history that will be around for years to come.
See "more photos" to view 27 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Paul Clarke of Boatshed Norfolk.
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.