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Seaview Mermaid

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Boat REF# 104232
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 7.50m (24'7")
Year 1922
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Lying Falmouth


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Extra Details

Designer A Westmacott
Builder Woodnuts
Lying Falmouth


LOA 7.50m (24'7")
LWL 5.30m (17'5")
Beam 1.80m (5'11")
Draft Min 1.04m (3'5")
Draft Max 1.04m (3'5")
Displacement 1,650kg (3,638.3lbs)


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2007)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Hank on (unknown year)

The sails are old and "hand-me-downs" from another Mermaid. She is in need of a new main and jib.


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Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Fully restored. Contruction is: Pitch Pine planks over stream oak frames with copper fastenings and silcon bronze srews for plant ends. 64 new ribs were fitted.

Hull Ppanking is splined with pitch pine and the hull is tight inspite of the boat being stored ashore.

Deck is oregon pine over oak deck beams with epoxy matt sheathing finished with deck paint.

Lead keel and all new keel bolts. 1 cwt of internal ballast in two pigs.


Open day boat

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick

Broker's Comments

This Mermaid is sublime. Eighteen years in the current ownership and she is completely restored and just needs a new main and jib to complete her.

The quality of work is superb.

Seaview Mermaids pre date the Solent Sunbeam and most Mermaids were built in 1922. The two yachts are comparable and the differences are that the Sunbeam has a slightly more drawn out hull ( 2 ft longer but only 3" longer LWL), a slightly harder bilge and 50 sq.ft more sail area.

So, the Mermaid is perhaps a little less of a hand full. The Mermaid also has a larger cockpit than the Sunbeam, making for a more comfortable sail.

This is a pretty rare yacht and should really be put back to use on the classic race scene.

Just gorgeous.

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

This Seaview Mermaid has been personally photographed and viewed by Steven of Boatshed Falmouth. Click here for contact details.
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