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West Country Plymouth Hooker 23'

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Boat REF# 52464
removed from sale
Length 6.86m (22'6")
Year 1905
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x diesel 10hp, Yanmar YSM12 (unknown year)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 27.0 ltr (5.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 17/06/2005


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Yanmar YSM12 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

The Engine was fitted in 2003, and was a fully recondition prior to installation. It has since done less than 50 hours.
The engine has also just been serviced (July 2008)


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Length 6.86m (22'6")
LWL 6.55m (21'6")
Beam 2.34m (7'8")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Draft Max 1.37m (4'6")
Storage On marina


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Gaff rigged Wood spars (2005) with Galvanised standing rigging (2005)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail SKB - (2005)
Headsail - (2005)
Other sails Topsail (2005)
Foresail (2005)

Spruce Mast.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Overall hull length is 22ft 6 inches, the Bowsprit extend this by 10ft.

Hull is Larch on Oak.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Plastimo Compass
Clipper Duet (Depth, Speed/Log).

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

4 sheet winches
1 anchors
(CQR 9.5lbs)
33.00m (108'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

1 Fire Extinguisher.

Broker's Comments

This Plymouth Hooker Style West Country Workboat has undergone a complete restoration by her current owners. This included fully restoring the hull, new decks and mast, recondition engine, new sails etc etc.
The owner has all the restoration details including many photographs.
The end result is fantastic classic wooden yacht, both eye catching and great to sail.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This West Country Plymouth Hooker 23' 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.