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Broads One Design Waif Class

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Boat REF# 141754
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 6.10m (20'0")
Year 1926
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 2
Lying Northern Broads


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Extra Details

Builder NYA
Lying Northern Broads
Water capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots


LOA 6.10m (20'0")
Beam 2.32m (7'7")
Draft Min 0.79m (2'7")
Headroom 1.77m (5'10")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail - (unknown year)

A truly classsic broads yacht, Waif class designed for the 1920's hire fleet in Wroxham.

Electrical Systems

1 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

White carvel hull, much recent underwater planking
replaced. lots of varnished wood.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Manual water system tick

Basic 2 berth accomodation, elevating roof, small heads area.

1 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
All-over cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 anchors
(mud weight)
9.14m (30'0") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

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

Here we have a delighfull 1920's Norfolk Broads sailing yacht. Built in 1926 for the hire market she is a 20ft "Waif" class and was offerewd at ten shillings for a weeks hire!
The present owner has had much new planking under the waterline and she has been sailed each season. She has a current boat safety certificate and is currently stored ashore but ready for use.
She does need some interior varnishing and general love and attention bearing in mind she is some 86 years of age. A trully classic traditional broads yacht at a budget price, come view and enjoy some local history.
Note she comes with a frugal Honda 5hp 4 stroke outboard which was not present for the photos.

This Broads One Design Waif Class has been personally photographed and viewed by Mike of Boatshed Norfolk. 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.

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