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Folkboat 26

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Boat REF# 57001
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 7.90m (25'11")
Year 1969
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Lying Falmouth, Cornwall


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Extra Details

Designer Tord Sunden
Builder Marieholm Bruk, Sweden
Lying Falmouth, Cornwall


Battery 70aH new 2004


LOA 7.90m (25'11")
LWL 6.03m (19'9")
Beam 2.21m (7'3")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Draft Max 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 2,150kg (4,740.8lbs)
Headroom 1.50m (4'11")


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Sloop rigged Selden Aluminium spars (2004) with stainless steel standing rigging (2004)


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Mainsail Collins - Slab (2004)
Headsail - Furling (2004)
Other sails Spinnaker (2004)
Spinnaker gear tick

7/8 fractional rig. Calibrated shroud tensioners. Running rigging all 2004. 2 no. Harken 16 self tailing winches and 2 no. Girdlestone G8 winches. Traveller self releasing car. Harken roller reefing headsail.
Spinnaker pole.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by:


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Well laid up using woven matting. The gelcoat top coat has been painted, unsurprising for a boat of this age.

The hull below the water line has been epoxy treated.

The cabin sole is new as is the headlining and cabin wall linings .

New windows.

Heads have ball valves.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
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2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Icom Ic M421 DSC VHF, Raytheon Bidata speed & depth

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
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4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR 15Ib & Fisherman's style kedge.)
Bespoke galvanised road trailer for easy launch and recovery ( and winter storage)

Safety Equipment

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2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a lovely boat and would make a really great budget cruiser racer. The current owner, has spent lots on her from 2004 onwards, including a complete new rig and a specially designed galvanised road trailer.

Compared with the Nordic Folkboats, the Marieholm Folkboats have a few inches extra freeboard and a slightly increased cabin line. Both of these provide much more usable interior space, without the loss of sailing performance.

The hull is painted but needs a bit of touching up here and there where the tender has rubbed along side.

All in all a really super yacht, well cared for and little used over the last few years.

Anyone buying this yacht will need to provide and outboard motor which can be mounted on the transom bracket or in a well within the security of the lazzerette.

There is a large under cockpit locker accessed from the saloon. Here a small inboard diesel engine could be fitted, along with a fuel tanks, exhaust system etc. This would be a very worthwhile addition.

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

This Folkboat 26 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve of Boatshed Falmouth. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos may incidentally depict owners' personal property and are not intended to convey that these items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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