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Steel Cutter

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Boat REF# 114757
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.20m (40'0")
Year 1980
Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 6
Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp, Perkins 4108 (1995)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Buchanan
Builder Fishguard UK
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 227.0 ltr (49.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 272.0 ltr (59.8 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 16/07/2004


Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4108 (1995)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade S/Steel
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

Rutland 913 Wind Generator - new in 2007.
Batteries new in 2007.
New engine and gearbox in 1995. The engine is serviced annually. The most recent service in August 2010 included new injectors.
Engine guage repeaters in cockpit - new 2010.
The engine had a new cylinder head fitted in 2007.
The boat was completely rewired in 1998.


LOA 12.20m (40'0")
Beam 3.25m (10'8")
Draft Min 1.52m (5'0")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On marina


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Cutter rigged Aluminium spars (1980) with stainless steel standing rigging (2003)


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Mainsail Jeckells - Slab (2002)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)

2 Spinnaker Poles.
Stay sail is on a self-tacking boom.
Jeckells Sails in good condition.
Sailspar furling gear for foresail new in 2010.
Lazy Jacks and Stak Pack for Main new in 2008.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator


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Construction Steel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Professionally built in Fishgaurd UK.
The Hull is coated with epoxy pitch on the inside and a high build industrial marine epoxy finish on the exterior. The was no wastage on the steel plating when surveyed in 2004 and no evidence of any since. The boat comes out of the water each year for maintenance and inspection.
Below the waterline boat is constructed with long wide keel box giving just a 5ft draft. See Photo of underwater profile.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Manual water system tick

Dickinson Antartic Cabin Heater, Diesel Fuel, fitted 2005.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Glomex TV Aerial ( No TV) with signal booster.
The Nav Station instruments include (all new 2004/5):
Raymarine C80 Colour Chart Plotter.
Raymarine VHF DSC
ST40 Depth.
Clipper Navtex
Autopilot ST2000 control unit.
Cockpit: ST60 Repeater.
All instruments are networked.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

3 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Moyle - Double Action windlass
3 anchors
(45lb CQR, Fishermans, Danforth.)
85.00m (278'11") of chain
Hydrovane windvane self-steering system
Sprayhood/Canopy new in 2009.

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 Electric)

The liferaft requires a service it was last serviced in 2007. It is a 6-Man Offshore in a Valise.

Broker's Comments

I have not seen many better condition steel cutters. This blue water cruiser was designed by Alan Buchanan, and professionally built to a high standard. She has been very well maintained and upgraded over recent years see photos and extensive inventory details above.

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

This Steel Cutter 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.

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