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For SALE : New EOG Burgees
New burgees now available, see Burgee page for details.
For Sale: Lone Gull I 'Beachcomber'
As she was a year back
cockpit before restoration...
And how she looked a few years before that...
A 28ft MG Classic! Anyone interested in taking her on? Needs a little work.
28ft on deck, 25ft on the waterline, 10ft beam and 3ft draft. This one has no plate.
Mahogany on elm with oak transom. Johnson Jago built her- started in 1939 but not launched till 1945. She has no centre board, big bit of iron on the bottom with pig iron in bilge, all nicely primed and stowed. The saloon was recently stripped to wood and primed and painted nicely, although I threw out all the cushions!
She is ashore at Odessa yard in Newport on the Isle of Wight and has been so for over a year.
I have done a lot of work on her over years, a new main bulkhead was put in whilst the cockpit was being replaced, ribs have been sistered, bulwarks scarfed and timber heads repaired, I had asked for a new transom whilst I was away working (I am a commercial skipper- or was I should say) but only 3/4 of it was replaced so needless to say, the other 1/4 now needs doing.
Other works required include hatches- all need attention, galley needs rebuilding- blank canvas at present, there's no electrical system or instrument, mast is good but standing rigging was stolen at the yard she was at before Odessa, so let's say she is a project! The hull is solid though and she exudes character and coziness nonetheless.
She has 2 suits of sails, one a bit shabby and one virtually new, all spars and running rigging, bow sprit may need some attention but I refurbished the mast a few summers ago and as we were going to put it back up in the air discovered the standing rigging had "gone missing". I have a note of lengths and diagrams of how to.
She has original compass, navigation lights, oil lamps, Bukh 20hp inboard, engine spars inc internal anode, new pipe work around engine and tanks, a great windless (can't remember the make) pansy charcoal stove, there's lots of paperwork and history with magazine articles etc. um what else can I write? She's a lovely little yacht!
Offers around £3,000 ono
e-mail- sam_fulleruk at yahoo.co.uk
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For Sale: Eventide 26. 'April May'
Grey cabintop and decks repainted cream.
Eventide 27, slightly stretched E 26!!
For sale, an Eventide 27 presently berthed afloat at Cardiff Bay Yacht Club.
The boat was built around 1960. It has a teak keelson and teak interior diagonal planks and flooring. The hull is ply over frames.
It has an Arona diesel engine fitted. The engine is in running order.
She carries a set of sails of good condition.
There is a GPS plotter fitted.
I repainted the hull with primer and antifoul in October last year and the boat is now back in the water. There are four berths and fittings for a head.
There is a galley space with a sink and a place for a twin gas burner. The wiring for the boat is not fully completed but the fuse box is ready to be wired into and some cables run out to running lights.
Price £3000 o.n.o.
Contact Tel No:- 07976040047
Email:- michaelmmorgan at hotmail.co.uk
For Sale: THAMES BAWLEY CLASS 'Kittiwake'
AUXILIARY BERMUDIAN SLOOP 4 Berth
LOA 26' LWL23' BEAM 8'DRAFT 3.5'
DISPLACEMENT 11000 LBS
IRON KEEL 1.6 TONNES PLUS BALLAST
BUILDERS-JOHNSON SONS & JAGO 1967
CONSTRUCTION, Carvel mahogany planking on iroko centreline structure & rock elm steamed frames.
Topside coamings mahogany, Deck is t&g Trackmark covering (new).
Spars, NEW unused built 2012 Oregon Pine mast, costing £3000, Spruce boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging, NEW guard railing.
Sails, Tan main and working foresail. Other sails White cotton genoa. tan cotton tri-sail & small jib.
ENGINE LEYLAND BMC 1500cc 30 HP 4 cylinder diesel, new in 1980 and little work since, recently removed, serviced and re-fitted.
Twin bilge pumps, CQR Anchor & 19 fathoms chain, s/steel pulpit, galvanised sternrail, cockpit cover, fenders, nav lights, etc
Just needs antifouling before launch!
A substantial east coast cruising yacht, this MAURICE GRIFFITHS yacht employs a full width coachroof making a stronger design and maximising internal accommodation, 'Kittiwakes' saloon in vast, comparable to a 35 footer.
This yacht has been dry stored under cover for the last 12 years, hence her superb condition.
She has recently been repainted/varnished inside and out, NEW KEEL BOLTS fitted during the restoration.
All work has been professionally carried out to the highest degree, she is now ready to be launched.
For SALE: Roach Class 'Saiorse'.
Roach class cutter , she looks like a Thames Bawley 26 but is longer!
(built by J W Shuttlewood & Sons, Paglesham 1965)
Asking price £12,500 negotiable with or without life raft and oil lamps with heat shields
Lying in France.
contact details, e mail and phone numbers.
cristobald00 at yahoo.fr (preferably)
UK mobile +44 7757 430 434
For Sale: 'Jorrocks II'
Jorrocks II is sadly for sale for family reasons. I have owned her for 20 years and during that time she has undergone an extensive refit, while retaining her original layout. She is one of only two yachts built to this atypical Maurice Griffiths design; the first one was his own (Wild Lone II, now Wild Goose, launched in 1935) who was so admired by a former High Sheriff of Essex that he bought a set of her plans and commissioned the Leslie Harris yard at Burnham to build him a similar yacht. That yacht was Jorrocks II; she was completed in 1936 and was the last to be built at the Harris yard. She is truly a classic.
Jorrocks’ overall length is 35’7", beam 9’3" and draft 4’7". She is a Bermudan cutter, her hull planked in pitch pine below the waterline and mainly mahogany above. The mast is spruce (stripped back, refinished and currently in storage, as she is laid up unrigged in a mud berth on Faversham Creek) and is keel stepped. Her boom is also spruce, the spinnaker pole is Douglas fir and the bowsprit is pine. Internally, she has teak joinery and oak beams. The tiller is of varnished teak as is the cockpit (stripped and re-varnished this summer). There are 2 anchors; a main 35lb CQR and a 15lb CQR. She comes with a wooden dinghy that stows on the coach roof between the doghouse and the mast.
The accommodation from aft consists of a lazarette accessed via a hatch in the deck which contains a fuel tank to starboard. The cockpit has seats port and starboard, with a hand bilge pump situated under the port seat. The companionway is amidships with the engine below it. There is a quarter berth to starboard and storage to port.
The saloon contains a settee berth each side with fresh water tanks below, and storage behind and forward. There is an enamelled Faversham solid fuel stove, a teak table, and the sole throughout is of polished teak planking. A door leads through to the central galley which has a sink and a gimballed paraffin Taylor stove with two burners, grill and oven to starboard. To port there’s a door into the heads with a large basin and loo (mostly Baby Blake, but with a modern Armitage Shanks pan because the original one cracked when a bowl full of crockery fell in it!) There are doors to the fo’c’sle which contains two more berths plus an infill so that a large double berth can be created. There is stowage below the berths, and forward of the berth there is storage and chain stowage.
Ten bronze ports are fitted in the teak coamings, and prismatic deck lights in the deck and cabin top. The deck itself is of thick tongue and groove pine, covered with marine plywood, sheathed with woven rovings and epoxy resin, and painted cream. The engine is a three cylinder Volvo Penta 28hp which has been maintained and regularly started and run.
Jorrocks has various sails of various ages, none very modern, including the mainsail, working and storm jibs, and staysail; she still has her original Egyptian cotton spinnaker which is very effective in light airs. As far as her sailing performance is concerned, she is very well balanced, not at all tender, and speaking as a small person of no great weight I can only say that I’ve never found helming her difficult in any weather. I have sailed her up the East Coast, down to Southampton and most frequently across the Channel to France, Belgium and Holland.
The close-up photographs of Jorrocks’ interior and of the cockpit etc are contemporary (mid-September 2014) and the rest were taken a few years ago (the black and white one was taken during the Swale Match). There are more photos that illustrate an article I wrote about her that was published in Classic Boat magazine, should anyone have access to the June 1997 edition.
I have all the invoices and records of the work carried out during my ownership.
Her asking price is£35,000.
I can be contacted on07906 848479 (mobile), or 01795 531762 (landline) or email via mefojorrocks at sky.com (the mobile number is the only one that’s consistently reliable because I spend time in rural France where I have no internet access). Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to know more.
FOR SALE: ‘La Simpatia’ 1962 East Anglian MK1.
Designed by Alan Buchannan
Built by Dixon Curley
L.O.A: 27’9”, Beam: 8’, Draft:4’6”
Cast Iron, Long Keel. Laid decks with West resin, woven roving cloth.
Aluminium Mast, Roller furling Genoa,
Vetus 3 cylinder diesel engine with electric start
White Hull, Cream Decks and Blue Cabin
Sheet winches, halyard winches, Spinnaker, Cruising chute, Mainsail Cover, Navico TP300CX Autopilot, Dinghy,
4x Lifejackets, 2x harnesses, yard trailer, Sestrel 10 Compass, Target echo sounder, toilet, Icom VHF & aerial,
Nav lights, MH lights, Steaming lights, Anchor lights.
The boat lies at the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club in Blyth on the North East Coast, She is currently ashore and having new keel bolts fitted, when launched she is ready to sail away.
Asking £5000 for her.
Contact Terry Taylor on 07970512844 or Andy Taylor on 07866416266
For Sale: GH 31 'Keppel'
After a 15 year happy association I’m thinking the unthinkable and floating Keppel on the market. She is believed to be the last built, but two. Home completed, the main core of the boat was constructed by Golden Hind Marine. She was the first of the last three to have the GRP aft section and cockpit as well as a GRP heads/shower and she was first to have the new balanced rudder. This makes her very manoeuvrable in close quarters.
Keppel has featured regularly in PBO and, to a lesser extent, Classic Boat.
Fitted out with an extensive inventory for liva-board cruising in hot climates particularly, she makes a cool; and comfortable home which she combines with good sea-keeping qualities. She has a sprightlier than normal performance courtesy of her larger than normal sail plan and aqua-dynamic foiled bilge plates. These plates have double the normal footprint width that, consequently, resist cheese-wiring into soft mud. Importantly, they are free of vibration at all speeds.
She is also fitted out for inland waterway cruising.
There is a very comprehensive spec’ which can be emailed on request. Included is a Nanni 29 engine (2000 but removed from boat and totally overhauled in 2013), a colorifier and shower, opening Vetus windows throughout. She has a 2-way opening forehatch, two bow anchor systems, independent of each of, for security and a kedge for Med mooring bows-to. She carries a large tan genoa headsail but a demountable inner fore-stay is available for the snug heavy weather rig. To keep her in ‘60’s genre she has gold anodised spars.
Recent major overhauls:
Electronic equipment ethic has been ‘simplicity’:
Her light and airy interior is fitted out using teak and iroko.
She is currently based in Woodbridge, Suffolk. A comprehensive press cutting book containing over 150 full length features may be included.
Contact: For a comprehensive inventory, or just a chat, please contact Richard Hare,
richard.hare at suffolkonline.net. Tel 01394 382270.
For Sale: Golden Hind 26, 'Kinvara'
Her hull and superstructure were supplied by Mark Urry of Golden Hind Marine in October 1999 for home completion. This was done by my husband to a very high standard with quality fittings throughout. She was first launched in May 2004.
She has a GRP hull, epoxied before launch (since copper coated) and GRP cockpit, an encapsulated lead long keel and steel bilge plates. The decks are epoxy-sheathed ply with a timber coachroof
LOA 26' plus bowsprit (LWL22'7")
4 berths (2 forward with optional infill and 2 saloon)
Max headroom 5'9""
Cutter rig with boomed staysail.
Sailspar alloy spars, furling gear and SS standing rigging
Beta Marine BD722 20 bhp diesel engine, freshwater cooled
2 x 6v 220 AH deep cycle batteries plus 85 AH engine starting battery
70 amp engine alternator with Adverc battery management system,
Victron Phoenix 12/50 shorepower charger
36 watt Sunware solar panel
Winches: 2 x Lewmar 30 self-tailing, Lewmar 7 on mast, Lewmar 7 and 16 on coachroof
27lb plough anchor with 50m 5/16" chain
Simrad TP 20 tiller pilot
Silva 102 bulkhead compass
Garmin 550 chart plotter with GPS (new 2009)
Silva S15 DSC radio
Icom MXA 5000 AIS (new 2009)
Nasa Clipper Navtex (new 2012)
Navman Multi Log/speed/depth instrument
Northstar wind speed/direction instrument
Wallas Safeflame 95D 2 burner ceramic hob with warm air blower lid heater (NB there is no gas on this boat)
Refrigerator (top loading)
Lavac Popular heads with 33ltr black water tank
She is moored at Marchwood Yacht Club, Southampton and has been extensively cruised from the Netherlands to the Isles of Scilly.
Contacts: Terri Cox:-terri_portacre at yahoo.co.uk
Ray Cox 07734423196
For Sale: KYLIX 27, ‘SWATCHWAY’
Built by Bure Marine, Great Yarmouth 1978, launched 1979
Beautiful example of this Maurice Griffiths classic design in superb condition. 2 careful owners.
Iroko on oak, Bermudan cutter rig, Beta 20HP diesel engine fitted in 2003 (429 hrs), Taylor Paraffin Cooker, Blakes toilet, Faversham solid fuel stove. Centreplate.
4 berths – fore cabin converts to a double.
4 tan sails; main (slab reefing), staysail (self-tacking ) , jib & genoa (roller-reefing). Lazy jacks.
3 anchors; CQR with 15 fathoms of chain, Fortress Kedge anchor, Fisherman’s anchor as a spare.
Raymarine ST2000 autopilot, Tacktick instruments ( speed, depth, wind speed ).
2 VHF radios – Navicom ( with in-built AIS ) & Standard Horizon hand-held . Garmin hand-held chart-plotter 76CSx, Garmin personal navigator GPS72
Wooden davits. 2 tenders; Clovelly pram dinghy & Avon Redstart, 2.5 HP Seagull outboard.
2 batteries. Sterling charger, Forgen wind generator,
Sestrel Moore compass. Spare tiller, Davies windlass.
‘Granny bars’ , extra handholds on cabin top – a very safe boat. Fire-extinguishers – serviced 2015. Cockpit table. Teak decks. ‘Loco-cab’ cockpit.
Full, fitted, canvas winter-cover.
Lying Grimsby Meridian Quay marina.
Offers around £22,000
For further details please contact Bob Barton 07851026217 or 01472825034
e-mail; robertob at hotmail.co.uk
FOR SALE: 16ft GRP Sail cruiser 'Starship' class.
Yes, she is called 'Enterprise'!!!
This GRP boat is a 1970's designed twin keel, 2 berth mini sail cruiser. She has decent Ratsey and Lapthorn white terylene sails in store and red covered interior cushions and a small 2 burner gas cooker. Wide sliding hatch. Self draining cockpit. Opening fore hatch and cabin ventilator. Pair of emergency wooden paddles! Washboards renewed. Holt Allen rudder and tiller, Main marine mainsheet blocks. Deck scrubber, boat hook and deck mop! Mooring warps.
16ft long, 6ft beam and draft just over a foot! Designed as a small day boat trailer sailer, with the ability to overnight occasionally. Light enough to tow to the water behind a small car, so no mooring needed.
All wire rigging. Boom. Two part mast.
Needs an outboard, approx 4hp to power it.
Sat on a road trailer, ashore, unused for many, many years. The trailer is on decent, just fitted, mini tyres with new bearings. Set of mudguards (and trailer board) needed. Cut down washing up bowl would do for mudguards.. Suspension is by 'Indespension'. A very basic boat that will get you afloat with very little work.
Anchor and warp, switch panel and fuses. Comes with an assortment of Aqua signal navigation lights to fit.
Boat in store in owners garden in Southend area.
Asking £875 ovno.
or John on 01621 778859 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sale: 'Maplin Maid' Maurice Griffiths Bawley.
As she is now, awaiting TLC.
And how she looked a few years back!
Details of Maplin Maid 26ft. Thames Bawley designed by Maurice
Griffiths. Built by Johnson, Jago & Sons, Leigh on
Sea. 1965 6.5 tons. Cutter rigged, with
small bow sprit. Sails are white. Variety going back 8 years or so. Slab
reefing. Aluminium mast and boom. Galvanised rigging. Powered by a replacement 10h.p. Saab
Diesel Engine. Motor 1967, running well - she never misses a beat. Fully equipped. VHF Radio, echo
sounder, navigation lights, electric winch. Anchor, ropes, fenders, davits.
2 gas rings and grill. She needs a considerable amount of work
to restore her to her former glory as she needs some planking repaired. I have had her for 26 years and she has
been a comfortable, sea kindly sailing boat. Sadly over the last 4 years, due to my
own health problems, she has needed attention that I have been unable to give
and this is not going to change. I really would love her to go to a good
home where I know she will continue to give pleasure and be cared for. I
know she would be a really worthwhile project in the right hands. She is ashore at Tollesbury. I would like some monetary return for
her, but willing to consider any offers.
I would be delighted to get
£4,000. this is negotiable .
Scott Sanderson: 07889 869557
Details of Maplin Maid
26ft. Thames Bawley designed by Maurice Griffiths.
Built by Johnson, Jago & Sons, Leigh on Sea. 1965
6.5 tons. Cutter rigged, with small bow sprit. Sails are white. Variety going back 8 years or so. Slab reefing. Aluminium mast and boom. Galvanised rigging.
Powered by a replacement 10h.p. Saab Diesel Engine. Motor 1967, running well - she never misses a beat.
Fully equipped. VHF Radio, echo sounder, navigation lights, electric winch.
Anchor, ropes, fenders, davits.
2 gas rings and grill.
She needs a considerable amount of work to restore her to her former glory as she needs some planking repaired.
I have had her for 26 years and she has been a comfortable, sea kindly sailing boat.
Sadly over the last 4 years, due to my own health problems, she has needed attention that I have been unable to give and this is not going to change.
I really would love her to go to a good home where I know she will continue to give pleasure and be cared for. I know she would be a really worthwhile project in the right hands.
She is ashore at Tollesbury.
I would like some monetary return for her, but willing to consider any offers. I would be delighted to get £4,000. this is negotiable .
Scott Sanderson: 07889 869557
2/16 FOR SALE: Eventide 26,
'Polly Peacham' As she was 2 years back..... As she is now... 'Polly Peacham' is being sold on behalf of
the late owners wife, by Keith's brother in law. Gordon. sadly she is not
in the best of condition and should be regarded as a project boat, but eminently
salvageable. Boat is marine ply, hull seems sound but
dirty. 4 berth, galley, inboard engine. Sails have been stored under a canvas cover
for last 5 years, and probably weak. Foresails stored in boat cabin.
Main has been out on boom
for a few years under cover, will need washing at least. Anchor, 2 burner gas stove, gas bottle,
oars, paddles, buoyancy aids etc. present
Cabin roof is sound fibreglass.
Pulpit, guard rails and decks all sound
Mast is alloy and seemed perfect, Cutter rig. Stays are aged, may need careful checking before sailing.
VHF radio and aerial working
Depth sounder believed working
Single cylinder Volvo Penta diesel engine fitted, was working until 2 years ago, but I could not hand turn it with starting handle 2 days ago, presumably stiff from lack of use. It has electric start and alternator, plus Penta control panel. I did not have a key hence hand cranking was attempted.
Electric bilge pump and battery present, working and used regularly.
Solar battery charger present but seemed to have allowed water ingress to solar panel.
Rot to decorative cabin sides, believed non structural
Rot to floor and seats at stern, will need replacement.
(Attractive clock and barometer are not included in sale of boat, unless added at extra price.)
Keels and rudder NOT examined.
Flue for solid fuel heater, heater removed.
FOR SALE: Eventide 26, 'Polly Peacham'
As she was 2 years back.....
As she is now...
'Polly Peacham' is being sold on behalf of the late owners wife, by Keith's brother in law. Gordon. sadly she is not in the best of condition and should be regarded as a project boat, but eminently salvageable.
Boat is marine ply, hull seems sound but
dirty. 4 berth, galley, inboard engine.
Sails have been stored under a canvas cover for last 5 years, and probably weak. Foresails stored in boat cabin. Main has been out on boom for a few years under cover, will need washing at least.
Anchor, 2 burner gas stove, gas bottle,
oars, paddles, buoyancy aids etc. present
Believed to be built about 1964 by a boatyard in Ipswich.
Moored Near Clacton.
Asking £650 ono.
contact Gordon Cooper
mail:- coopergordon at hotmail.com
phone Home 01992 462762
phone work 01394 284307
mobile number till Jan 2016. 07469 590490
For Sale: 30ft Waterwitch 'Jenny B' The boat is a "Waterwitch" 30 foot, iroko on oak built by
Dempster Smith in 1978; I bought her about 5 years ago from him. In my
experience engineers always over engineer their own projects and she is no
exception. She is moored in Lossiemouth Marina and sails Spey Bay and
the Moray Firth. Four berth, 25hp Kubuto engine and dog house for weather.
Changing circumstances means that, unfortunately, she is
for sale, Dempster, the builder, was an engineer and like most
engineers when working on their own projects totally over-engineer the product;
three pieces of timber when one would do; two radios, two auto-pilots,
brand new spare propeller as well as a complete tool kit etc. anti- fouled,
anode, new prop., new batteries and some lines. Can be seen Lossiemouth Scotland. She is listed on boatshed, http://www.boatshed.com/maurice_griffiths_waterwitch_30-boat-151236.html Offers near £15.000 Contact Andrew Mason mail: sermur2002 at yahoo.co.uk phone : 07512530597 2/16 For Sale: Golden Hind 31 'Serenity' Fitted out
– Stephen Hanks completion/launched 2015 (purchased Hull 2011) Initial
Survey – Jonathan Jackson (MRINA, MCMS) 26/3/2011 Recent
survey – Jonathan Jackson (MRINA, MCMS) 3/7/2015
Specification LOA 10.65
Construction GRP, Bilge Keel Sails Spray Hood
and Dodgers 2106 2- Lewmar
winch 30-CST Engine
Diesel VETUS M3.28 HP 28 Cruising
speed 5knots Propeller –
RH 13x9 Ambassador
Rope Cutter- AM10 Water
Capacity 149 Ltr (2 tanks) Electronics
and Navigation Equipment Compass –
Plastimo (Contest 101) Depth –
Raymarine (I 50) (warranty until 13/10/17) Navtex -
pro plus 2 Shore
power- 1x double, 4 single All
Lighting LED external and internal
Batteries Berths -4,
sea toilet, shower, water heating engine and emersion), fridge, Heating-
Eberstcher D2 (new 23/3/15 with a warranty for 36 mths) Small
ships register Based
in Lancashire We now have full RCD (post construction) A rating CE
The belt and braces builder also believed in spares; complete set, new spare alternator, two auto pilots, spare sails, etc. She has a full inventory.
She is due out shortly for a version of 'Coppercoat' (10 year anti-foul) which Lossiemouth marina is sponsoring.
Hull ( number 251) –Armada Yachts – 1993
LWL 8.2 mtr
Beam 2.75 mtr
Steering – Tiller
Deck - treadmaster
In mast reefing - Z-Spars 2015
Jib/Genoa furling- Z-Spars 2015
2- Lewmar Winch -8 Standard
2- Lewmar triple D1 rope clutch
Engine Hours 25
Serviced October 2015
Fuel Capacity 98 Ltr (1 tank)
Max speed 6 Knots
Bow Thruster Vetus
Chart Plotter – Raymarine (A65)
VHF - Raymarine
Log - Raymarine (I 50) (warranty until 13/10/17)
Wind insturments - Raymarine ( I 60) (warranty until 13/10/17)
Anchor - 35CQR
Chain – 8mm x 40mtrs
Windless- Lewmar - Pro Series
Navtex - pro plus 2
Starter 85-AH (warranty ends 7/5/2018)
Domestic- 2 125-AH (warranty ends 7/5/2018)
Bow Thruster- VARTA 125 AH (new 4/9/14)
Sterling power management panel 200 amp
Sterling battery charger 12v 40amp
Sterling alternator - to - battery charger
Cooker and grill ( Plastimo Pacific 3000 2 burner)
Completed to a high specification, viewing highly recommended. With regret Serenity is now up for sale due to ill health.
For Sale: 30ft Waterwitch 'Jenny B'
The boat is a "Waterwitch" 30 foot, iroko on oak built by Dempster Smith in 1978; I bought her about 5 years ago from him. In my experience engineers always over engineer their own projects and she is no exception.
She is moored in Lossiemouth Marina and sails Spey Bay and the Moray Firth.
Four berth, 25hp Kubuto engine and dog house for weather.
Changing circumstances means that, unfortunately, she is for sale,
Dempster, the builder, was an engineer and like most
engineers when working on their own projects totally over-engineer the product;
three pieces of timber when one would do; two radios, two auto-pilots,
brand new spare propeller as well as a complete tool kit etc. anti- fouled,
anode, new prop., new batteries and some lines.
Can be seen Lossiemouth Scotland.
She is listed on boatshed,
Offers near £15.000
Contact Andrew Mason
mail: sermur2002 at yahoo.co.uk
phone : 07512530597
For Sale: Golden Hind 31 'Serenity'
– Stephen Hanks completion/launched 2015 (purchased Hull 2011)
Initial Survey – Jonathan Jackson (MRINA, MCMS) 26/3/2011
Recent survey – Jonathan Jackson (MRINA, MCMS) 3/7/2015
Construction GRP, Bilge Keel
Spray Hood and Dodgers 2106
Engine Diesel VETUS M3.28
Propeller – RH 13x9
Ambassador Rope Cutter- AM10
Water Capacity 149 Ltr (2 tanks)
Electronics and Navigation Equipment
Plastimo (Contest 101)
Raymarine (I 50) (warranty until 13/10/17)
pro plus 2
Shore power- 1x double, 4 single
All Lighting LED external and internal
sea toilet, shower, water heating engine and emersion), fridge,
Heating- Eberstcher D2 (new 23/3/15 with a warranty for 36 mths)
Based in Lancashire
We now have full RCD (post construction) A rating CE
stejanhanks at yahoo.co.uk
Editors note, This is as close as anyone will get to buying a brand new one today! If only Ernie could come up!
For Sale: Buchanon designed Halcyon 23
4 berth cabin sailboat built in 1970 from fibreglass.
Fitted with a Volvo Penta 10 HP diesel engine.
Overall length 710 cm
Length over waterline 640 cm
Width 180 cm
Depth (with fin keel) 110 cm
Displacement 1300 kg
Headroom 150 cm
Mainsail 12.1 m2
Genoa 12 m2
Depth gauge VDO Compact
Speedometer VDO Compact
Flexible water tank (still needs to be installed)
radio with speakers
Starter battery and battery
including jog wheels and mooring
Bidding starts at € 2000, euros
the boat is on the wall at leeuwarden in Friesland
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For Sale. Maurice Griffiths Golden Hind 31 'Imshallah'
Built in 1968 by Hartwells of Plymouth, she is sheathed ply construction, with long keel and bilge plates. Re-engined in 2001 with a Yanmar 27hp 3 cylinder diesel. It is at around the same time as this she was converted to a cutter rig. The current owners (a partnership of three) have extensively renovated and improved her over the last ten years. We believe she is probably in the best condition for a wooden Golden Hind 31 that you can find. Her inventory includes:
Mainsail with 2 slab reefs
Roller reefing Yankee and Staysail Jibs
Lofrans electric windlass
Kiwi feathering propeller
35lb CQR anchor, 15lb kedge anchor,
NASA Clipper speed, log and depth,
NASA Clipper wind speed/direction
NASA Clipper GPS repeater
NASA Navtex and AIS.
Navman DSC VHF
Masthead and coach roof navigation lights (LED) Merlin battery management system 2x90ah batteries.
Spinflo cooker with 2burner hob, grill and oven Autopilot Twin 53ltr plastic fuel tanks Radio/CD player Refurbished toilet.
Dinghy and outboard
'Imshallah' is a sound, comfortable vessel capable of good passage making ( she went around the 'pond' in her youth) and will look after you if the going gets tough.
Presently lying at Ilfracombe. Devon.
For many more details contact,
Peter: tel. 01271870582 or mob. 07977263849
email: petersmall3251 at yahoo.co.uk
For Sale. Maurice Griffiths Golden Hind 31 'Libertine'
"LIBERTINE" Golden Hind 31 No. 72.
All timber construction. Sheathed in Divinicell and Epoxy.
Yanmar 3GM auxiliary 30 HP to 3 blade propeller.
4 berths usual layout.
Pressurised water and colorifier fitted. Shower facility in heads compartment.
Fridge, two bowl galley sink, Flavel Vanessa 2 burner Oven and Grill.
Lofrans Royal winch, Furlex Roller, Genoa and Spinnaker, plus main all overhauled, valeted etc. New UV strip fitted to Genoa, not used.
New Halyards etc. Autohelm, Garmin Sat nav, Compass, other electrical equipment to be fitted.
Owned 6/7 years, much work carried out in my ownership and previous too much to itemise here.
In commission and regularly used. Sadly must sell owing to ill health.
Some work to be completed mainly electrical and plumbing.
Afloat Cardiff Bay, photographs are recent and as is.
Enormous Price Reduction to:£8,000 negotiable, come and see. Would like to see her go to a good home.
Contact Clive Woodman:
Tel: 07724650369 or clivefwoodman at hotmail.co.uk for further information and viewing arrangements.
For Sale: GH 31 'Hale Kai'.
Hale Kai was built by Terry Erskine Yachts, Plymouth and completed in November 1978, Sail No.199. The construction was supervised in stages by an ARINA surveyor.
Hull : GRP
Cabin and deck : Teak, mahogany, and epoxy sheathed marine ply.
LOA : 31.6” (35’9”including bowsprit)
Beam : 9’
Draft : 3’ 8”
Sails : Mainsail (new 2012)
: No1 Jib (Yankee)
: No2 Jib (Yankee)
: 150% Genoa for light airs
: Storm trysail
Engine : Inboard diesel 35HP Beta professionally installed 2006. Ultra flex morse control new 2014.
Steering : Tiller and Raytheon ST400 Autohelm
: An Aries wind vane can be included in the overall sale price but is currently dismounted from the craft.
Fuel : 2 x 10 gallon aluminium tanks, separate filling and balance line with isolating valve
Water : 2 x 20 gallon glass fibre tanks below saloon seats
Electronics : 1 x 12V 110AH start battery
: 1 X 12V 110AH domestic battery
: 1 inverter
: VHF radio
Navigation : Plastimo compass
: Standard Horizon GPS CP300i Chart plotter
: Hand bearing compass
: Seafarer Echo Sounder
Galley : 2 Burner with grill & oven gas Plastimo cooker (new 2010)
: Taylors 030 paraffin cooker complete with pressure tank can be included in the overall sale price but currently dismounted from the craft
: Integral Ice box built in with manual drain pump
: Stainless steel sink with manual water pump
Accommodation : Double in forepeak to starboard with stowage lockers to port instead of V berth
: 2 saloon berths with lee cloths
: 1 pilot berth below chart table currently used for storage
Anchors : Bow - CQR 15kg
: Spare - Bruce 10kg
: Approx 40 metres 5/16” chain
: Simpson and Lawrence Model 0510 windlass
Heating : Danish Refleks diesel stove gravityfed from stainless steel tank in the heads (see photos)
Liferaft : Eurovinyl 6 man new 2001. Will require recertification.
Tender : Waveco, 3 person, slatted floor 2009
: Outboard 3.3 Mariner 2 stroke
Fenders : 5 off new 2010
Heads : Baby Blake toilet, new soft goods kit 2015
Safety : 4 lifejackets
: 1 Horseshoe life ring
: Whale Gusher 25 manual bilge pump
Miscellaneous : I am the current sole owner since September 2001 and there were 3 previous owners. My cruising ground has been the Moray Firth as far north as Orkney and Shetland and latterly the West Coast of Scotland from the current berth on the Canal, leaving the boat ideally placed for access to both cruising grounds.
The yacht is in commission at Dochgarroch, one lock from Loch Ness, and in February 2016 passed the Annual inspection required for permanent berthing on the Waterway.
Price £16,000 or nearest offer.
Contact : Reg Simpson
: Mobile 07555501734
: goldenhind199 at gmail.com
For SALE: Eventide 24 Niarbyl.
A Restoration project.
This Eventide 24 has mast and rigging but no sails, a solid hardwood planked hull and I have been told she didn't need a great deal of work other than engine and sails.
Location is :- Under Fall yard, Bristol.
asking price , we are open to offers around £800
mobile number: 07391676413
Email :talbot19972 at gmail.com
For SALE: Levanter 33 'Cailin'.
Cailín. General description
MG Levanter, 33ft
There follows a huge list of gear and tools etc. so much that I thought it best to publish the lot to allow you to see what you are getting, apart from a very smart and unique boat.. John
Fitted out in selected hardwoods, main panelling in teak, mainly book matched.
Upholstery in figured Draylon. All cushion foam through out is HR40 fire retardant to BS 5852 part II 1988, except back cushions of saloon settee berths refoamed 2009 to equivalent standard and forecabin cushions refoamed in 2011 to equivalent standard.
Deck, coach roof and hull down to waterline insulated with 1” fire resistant polystyrene.
Twelve non-opening Makrolon port lights, all with lined curtains.
Entry through double doors.
Has main light plus a reading light over each side bunk.
Radio/CD speaker with off switch.
Fire extinguisher by doorway.
Overhead hatch with ventilator and curtain.
Four non-opening Makrolon portlights
Hanging wardrobes (half height) each side.
Full length book shelf each side with canvas clothes storage beneath.
Storage lockers beneath bunks.
Centre infill converts the bunks to a generous double, leaving storage space beneath.
Standing height between bunks: 6’ 2 ½” (189cm)
Doors forward give access to chain locker, to on/off switch to windlass power supply and overload cut out, and to additional stowage.
Hanging locker forward port side. Display cabinet forward starboard side.
Five closed storage lockers; nine drawers; open, fiddled, storage and book shelves.
Centre table with fiddled drop leaves port and starboard. Bottle cupboards beneath, fore and aft, the latter has a shelf. Drawers within both ends.
Two settee bunks either side with stowage behind and below. Each bunk has reading light at one end.
Standing height: 6’ 2 ½” (189cm)
Two central lights, one 240V; gimballed oil lamp forward on starboard side.
Two radio/CD speakers provide stereo sound output.
Taylors diesel heater at aft end of starboard bunk ie more or less amidships. Fed from tank on coach roof.
Overhead hatch with curtain.
Eight non-opening Makrolon port lights.
Galley, navigation table, heads
Navigation table with Pioneer DEH-22000UB radio/CD player, NASA Target communications radio receiver, Shipmate VHF radio and Raytheon radar display with controls.
Main electric switch panel
Chart stowage in table. Optional stowage under or space for sitting – there is a retractable seat.
Port side aft is toilet compartment.
Sea toilet (pump replaced 2009, and valve cover replaced 2011 with lockable type). Sink. Shelves and cupboards. There is a shower tray with drainage to the bilges. Compartment has overhead ventilator to exterior Dorade plus ventilator in port light which has extractor fan.
The galley. Standing height: 5’ 10 ¼” (179cm)
There are two circular sinks, one with a freshwater tap and one with a sea water tap. Each tap is supplied by a foot pump. The two freshwater tanks were last treated with a purifying procedure July 2016. The freshwater supply to the tap runs through a ceramic filter – last changed July 2016.
There is a two burner cooker with oven. There is a stout rail in front of the cooker to which a safety harness may be attached.
A work surface with a cool box and bottle storage outboard of it.
There is cupboard stowage beneath the work surface and sinks, and shelving above.
There is a fluorescent strip light above the cooker.
To starboard of companionway is a door to a hanging locker. It has two closable ventilators, the upper one having an extractor fan behind it.
Outboard, divided from it by a fire resistant curtain, are the battery banks with a fixed voltmeter (separate readings for each bank). Stowage for mains battery charger.
Inboard, divided from it by another fire resistant curtain, is access to the aft of the engine.
This includes the gearbox, the prop shaft seal, the raw water filter, the day/header fuel tank, fuel filters, and manual fuel pump from the main (keel) fuel tank.
The mains electricity control and trip switch box, and a mains plug socket.
Under a wooden sliding hatch and closed by three wooden washboards, the upper two having side slide bolts. The sliding hatch is lockable. There are two safety harness fixing points just outside and immediately adjacent to the washboards.
The engine box, which is dismantle able, gives three easy and wide steps down to cabin sole level. There are two hand holds immediately inside the washboards and an additional hand hold on the adjacent panel further down.
The sprayhood extends over the sliding hatch.
Stainless steel steering wheel 33”diameter on stainless steel pedestal which incorporates a magnetic compass with correction irons. Approximately 2 1/4 turns lock to lock. Pedestal has two fixing points near base for attachment of safety harness. Drive motor for Auto-helm fixed to pedestal. Steering lines from Monitor attach to wheel.
Mainsheet traveller on aft coaming.
After deck with Samson posts at each quarter and closed fairleads.
Three wooden lidded lockers, each fitted with two clasps one of which is padlock-able. Lazarette has well for two 3.9kg Propane gas bottles. Well has outboard drain with skin fitting via a seacock. All lockers have wooden partitions, with shelving in Lazarette and starboard lockers. The lids are at seat height.
Single lever engine control on starboard side.
Engine instrument panel in bridge deck. Navigation instruments in box over main hatch, under sprayhood, with separate Garmin 152H GPS (2011).
Auto-helm control box to port.
Scanmar Monitor self steering mounted on transom. Control and steering lines run forward on port side.
Self tailing sheet winch port and starboard on cockpit coamings.
Sheet winch port and starboard by main hatch. Furling lines for headsails. Topping lift and other lines. All to jam cleats under spray hood.
Canvas pockets for sheets etc on forward bulkhead. Sheets pockets on port and starboard spray dodgers.
Emergency boarding ladders to port and starboard.
MOB recovery system on starboard stern rail.
Stainless steel gantry over stern deck mounted with two solar panels, and with support on starboard side for Aerogen. This also can be used to attach a block and tackle for hoisting outboard engine aboard.
Fixing points on gantry for attaching boom restraints.
Stem head fitting of stainless steel with two rollers, closed fairleads and mainstay attachment.
Electric windlass on foredeck with deck control switches. Chain gypsy and rope drum.
Stainless steel Samson post on foredeck. Cleats with open fair leads to port and starboard.
Stainless steel inner forestay fitting.
Wooden handrails on steel bosses along each side of coach roof.
Sixteen strong points around deck for attaching safety harnesses or life raft or dinghy or blocks etc.
Seven stainless steel stanchions 2’ 9” high along each side, welded to deck brackets at toe rail, carrying stainless steel tubing hand rail 1 ¼ “ diameter linking pulpit to stern rail. Guard wire at half height. Rope gates amidships (by shrouds) and by cockpit.
Stainless steel chain plates, three amidships both sides (for shrouds and stays), and two at transom (for twin backstays).
Aluminium deck stepped mast on pad on coach roof. Attachments for blocks at base. Three winches near base for halyards and reefing lines. Jam cleats for halyards. Winch handle pocket below. Track for spinnaker pole fitting on forward side.
Dorade boxes for vents, one over galley and one over heads.
Foredeck, side decks, coachroof and cockpit sole all laid with Treadmaster. Significant gaps deck painted.
Navigation lights: Stern light on Monitor frame (binnacle compass light wired into this circuit also), tricolour at mast head, with all round white, bicolour at pulpit (incorporates socket for connection to search light), white steaming light on mast. Foredeck light on mast.
Radar transmitter/receiver aerial on mast. Radar reflector on mast.
Storm trysail (in a bag). Has never been used during our ownership.
Seago 270 inflatable dinghy with inflatable floor. Oars (2 pairs) .Wooden seat, fuel tank strap,
pump. Stowage bag (fits in bows). Carry bag.
Bilge pumps: Submersible electric centrifugal pump (Rule 1500 GPH. New 2014) empties main bilge well via skin fitting on starboard side. In strum box.
Electric diaphragm pump (Jabsco 37202-2024. New 2010) Empties forward bilge (under fore cabin) and aft bilge (under engine) into strum box in main bilge well via diverter valve.
Manual pump (Whale Gusher 15) empties main bilge well strum box via skin fitting on port side.
Other pumps: Fuel pump from main tank (keel) to header/day tank. Manual. Whale Gusher 10
Horn: Frog-horn with two pressurised canisters
Horn: Plastimo Trump mouth foghorn
Emergency aerial for VHF
Hand bearing compass Plastimo (with mounting bracket)
Spot light 12V; with cable for deck socket
(As new i.e. not refilled. All have pressure gauges which show them to be in the normal range)
4.5 kg ABC rating, multipurpose dry powder, pressurised. Cockpit locker.
1.0 kg ABC rating, dry powder, pressurised. One in fore cabin, other in galley.
Fire blankets, 2, in galley area.
Safety equipment (masks various, safety goggles, ear defenders etc). In bag
Taylor’s diesel heater: H cowl, cylindrical cowl, flue extension tubes. In bag
Water hose, 2x 15m. Connectors various, in bag.
Ladder (for boarding when aground or on shore)
Boat hook and spare pole.
Canvas work: Wheel cover
Sprayhood extension (zips on)
Rain guard (rigs under spray hood; enables hatch to be kept open)
Sheets various, most with grommets for securing (in a bag)
Forehatch tent (in bag with supports)
Mosquito nets for all hatches (in a bag)
Wind scoop. Rigs over either of hatches. (in a bag)
Large light weight plastic tarpaulin (in a bag)
Day marks: anchor ball; motor sailing triangle (in bag)
Throwing line; in in bag; with support bracket support
Anchor snubber with hook for 10mm chain; c. 2m long, octoplait. In bag.
Life jackets, adult, Crewsaver, foam type x3
Mast climbing apparatus, including seat, footrest, and two ascenders. In a bag
Mooring lines, various lengths and thicknesses
Cordage various, lengths and thicknesses
Mooring strops (for attachment to buoys); one of octoplait with anti-chafe parcelling; one heavy weight, multiplait with anti-chafe length of chain in middle.
Tools and spares, huge list available on request.
'Cailin'is in commission afloat in Milford Haven Marina, Pembrokeshire.
Asking price reduced to £35,000
Contact Ron and Paula
mobile number: 07982964324 (we don’t have a land line)
Email address: pimmrp at hotmail.co.uk
FOR SALE: Classic MG design, 'Olive Mary'
Particulars of "Olive Mary"
(D T I Registered as a British Ship)
Type/Class: Auxiliary Gaff Cutter.
Overall length (excluding bow sprit)
Lwl 23’ 0"
Beam 8’ 6"
Draft 4’ 3"
7 Tonnes T.M.
Builder: Harry King and Sons of Pin Mill, Ipswich in 1931
Designer: Maurice Griffiths.
Construction: Hull of Pitch Pine planking on sawn Oak framing with generally two intermediate steam bent timbers all being copper rove fastened. Heavy Oak floors with iron ballast keel and internal lead pig ballast. Keel stepped mast. Spruce beam shelf and bilge stringer with heavy scantling varnished Oak deck beams and iroko laid deck over marine ply. Varnished teak bulwark stanchions with varnished iroko bulwark capping and varnished iroko covering board
"Olive Mary" enjoys wide and easily worked side decks with a clear foredeck and low profile Teak cabin top trunking. The coach roof is Teak laid with varnished Teak margins and traditional skylight hatch and a large running hatch as will be seen from photos which can be drawn aft fully enclosing the cockpit. Stanchion rails and guard wires are available but not presently fitted. On deck, forward, galvanised stem head roller for the anchor chain with approximately 3/8" galvanised chain and anchor windlass. Two varnished oak bits for the bowsprit offset to port. Bullseye fairleads. Belaying pins on mast band for halyards and belaying pins against bulwarks to port and starboard. Varnished tongue and groove panelled Teak cockpit joinery with access to the engine and further engine access beneath the companionway steps. Internally, a most attractive and traditional yacht interior, with white enamelled deck head between the varnished Oak beams. Gloss varnished finish to the inside face of the Teak cabin trunking. White enamelled tongue and groove Pine panelling to bunk fronts, varnished back and locker fronts. Varnished Mahogany cabin sole. Teak cockpit grating.
Spars and Rig:
Varnished Spruce heel stepped mast with galvanised iron cross trees. Varnished Spruce bow sprit. Varnished Spruce boom and gaff yard. Galvanised standing rigging with stainless steel forestay bottle screw. Cap shrouds and lower shrouds belayed with traditional dead eyes and lanyards. Running back-stays. Traditional varnished ash blocks for main sheet etc. with Terylene running rigging. Wickham-Martin headsail furling gear.
Traditional interior with two saloon berths. Standing headroom under skylight and sitting headroom under side decks. Galley and oilskin locker. Folding table. Ample storage lockers. Separate WC to port forward of bulkhead and Taylors hob and grill to starboard forward of bulkhead. Fore cabin with two pipe cots with seat lockers under. Hatch to fore deck. Storage lockers and chain locker.
Mainsail in off white clipper canvas with two reefs and tan sail cover.
Furling Jib in white Dacron with burgundy UV strip.
Working Jib in white Terylene
Working staysail in white Terylene
Light jib in tan Terylene.
Light staysail in white Terylene.
Topsail in white Terylene.
(Other sails possibly available)
Main new 2016, Furling Jib new 2012, others in good to serviceable condition.
Perkins 23 HP diesel new 2006/7.
Shaft drive to three blade prop.
Dynamo charging to two 12 volt batteries.
Steel fuel tank approx. 10 Gallons
Includes porthole compass.
Sestral handbearing compass.
Navman 3100 Depth sounder.
ICOM VHF IC-M323G new 2016 (to be connected)
Danforth and Fisherman type anchors and Fortress anchor.
Hand and electric bilge pump.
Electric Nav. Lights.
Clock and Barometer.
Ample warps and fenders.
Fire extinguisher and fire blanket.
Olive Mary has been well looked after by her present owner and has received a program of continual maintenance and upgrading whilst in his ownership, to include:
New Iroko deck on marine ply. (1997)
New Ballast keel fairing blocks. (1997)
Apron repair. (1997)
Fitting a new copper fastened oak floor and keel bolt. (2004)
Caulking and stopping below water line. (2003)
New galvanised standing rigging (2012)
New Faversham solid fuel stove. (2010))
New Taylors 028 paraffin cooker. (2010)
New Jabsco Manual toilet. (2011)
New Perkins 23 hp diesel engine. (2006)
New stainless steel fuel tank. (2006)
New flexible water tank. (2015)
New saloon berths. (2006)
New electrics. (2006)
New furling headsail with burgundy UV strip. (2012)
New loose footed main in off white clipper canvas by Patrick Selman of Gaff Sails Falmouth (2016)
New mainsail cover by Patrick Selman (2016)
Lying: Conwy River mooring North Wales.
Remarks: One of three sister ships built in the 1930’s to this design. A very able sea boat which performs well and inspires confidence. Has featured in Classic Boat (September ’92), March (’93) and as Boat of the Month (July 2011). "A very special little ship"
E-mail:- paul.rockey at btopenworld.com.
Tel: 01492 623821
FOR SALE: Golden Hind 31 'Sea Fever'
Golden Hind 31, GH256 – Sea Fever
CE category A, Ocean.
A truly unique opportunity. Built by my Company, Golden Hind Marine, on the last Golden Hind hull, GH256, before the moulds finally disappeared. She was launched in July 2013 and has been rarely used since then. She has completed only a one week cruise in 2015 and a three week cruise in 2016, so everything is virtually as new and the Yanmar 3GM30F engine has done only 250 hours. Unfortunately, advancing years with its associated problems, lack of use and scarcity of crew have forced me to accept the inevitable and offer her for sale.
She is truly individual craft, built to an exceptionally high specification, for my retirement and has many unique features:
The specification includes:
Saloon with two full length settee berths (one over 7 ft.) and lockers and bookcases behind. Forecabin with two full length berths, convertible to a very large double with matching infill and cushions. Swinging chain pipe clears berths if required. Hull sides panelled with light American ash.
Nine Gebo category A aluminium framed windows, all opening and with optional mosquito screens. Gebo rectangular opening deck hatch above saloon table. Teak, double coaming traditional "Maurice Griffiths" hatch to forecabin with canvas cover. Bronze portlights to forecabin berths with vanity shelves. 3xCowl vents on teak dorade boxes, with interior stainless steel butterfly shut-off vents.
Galley with two burner stainless steel gas cooker with oven (unused) and separate grill, on gimbals with crash bar and galley strap, twin bowl stainless steel sink with pressurised H&C water, plus separate manual drinking-water tap with carbon filter. Large, high spec, very well insulated and economic Waeco Coolmatic ice box capable of freezing a 2 litre bottle of water!
Heads with stainless steel basin, H&C pressurised water, shower with auto pump-out and Lavac toilet (new 2016). Holding tank with manual switch-over valves and manual overboard or shore side pump out.
Forward facing ½ Admiralty chart table with navigators seat, electrical panel, Garmin GPS map 540, Nasa AIS/Depth/Log/SSB/VHF/Wind/Navtex. Raymarine Autohelm 2000 GT+. Lifejacket/harness locker behind seat. Separate wet locker to port on entry.
Yanmar 3GM30F diesel, (250 hours use) with pressurised H&C water. Aquadrive. Sterling Marine alternator booster. Two 65 ltr stainless steel fuel tanks.
High spec bespoke spars by Sailspar. Single line, in-boom reefing with all sail handling from the cockpit. Sailspar Genoa roller gear. Folding stainless steel mast steps. Echomax radar reflector.
Mainsail with Mainmate and lazy jacks, roller genoa and staysail, by Jeckells, all virtually as new. Staysail on self tacking boom and with sail cover (new 2016). Old, but unused storm trysail by Crusader sails. Sprayhood new 2015. Stainless steel and Iroko, wrap-around boom gallows, new 2016. Jackstays.
Enkes, stainless steel two-speed, self-tailing winches, 2x 22ASC genoa, 2x20ST on coachroof, either side of main hatch. One two-speed Enkes 18 on mast.
High spec electrical installation. 110/240v shore power with ZincSaver II galvanic isolator protection, providing internal 240 V mains sockets, immersion heater and battery charger. Bespoke electrical panel by Taplin International including RCD and system/polarity check features. 3x110 AH sealed marine batteries, one reserved for engine start with 2X domestic batteries switchable to engine in emergency. 40A, Sterling Marine Pro-Charge D, switch mode battery charger. Very low power LED bulbs to all domestic lighting. Rutland 913 wind generator.
35lb CQR anchor with 120m 5/16" chain and 25lb CQR type anchor with chain/rope rode, stowed on bowsprit to split chain locker below. Chain pawl and SL Anchorman chain winch for 35lb anchor. 10 kg Bruce kedge anchor. Grapnel dinghy anchor with rode.
Gas system designed, verified and tested by Abbas Gas, marine qualified engineer. Two bottle, butane gas locker in stern locker, accessible from deck and vented overboard. Bespoke locker installation by Gaslow Ltd., with independent bottle shut-off and switching, stainless steel marine regulator and Gaslow full-system leak detector. Twin sensor gas detector in galley area.
RFD SeasavaPlus R four man liferaft in canister on teak stern-deck rack. 2.30m inflatable floor dinghy, new 2016 (used twice). Removable stainless steel stern-deck davits. Tohatsu 3.5 outboard, virtually unused. Two manual bilge pumps plus one auto/electric.
Sold, ready to go, with ample warps, fenders, lifebuoys with lights, auto lifejackets, compasses, clocks, barometers, crockery & cutlery, fire and CO alarms, etc., etc.
I hope this gives a fair indication of the quality of the craft. If you are seriously interested, please contact me for further details at: markurry2003(at)yahoo.co.uk.
£69,500Lying Pontrieux, Brittany.
Pontoon mooring available at 1,200 Euros p.a. 2017.
FOR SALE: Tidewater derived design, 'Domingo'
'Domingo' was built by Seacraft in 1961 to a design closely derived from the Maurice Griffiths' Tidewater class. She is an auxiliary Bermudan cutter rigged sailing cruiser.
Length Overall: 30'8" excluding bowsprit.
Length at Waterline: 25'
Length on deck: 30'
Max Draft: 3'7"
Domingo is conventionally laid out with a spoon bow,
continuous sheer, non-immersed transom and round bilge hull with a long
externally ballasted keel. There are small timber bilge keels. The rudder is
transom and keel hung. Deck layout is also conventional with fore, side and aft
decks with accommodation forward beneath a stepped coach roof and with a
self-draining cockpit aft.
Planking is carvel in Afromosia - fastened with copper nails clenched of copper roves.
Timbers are in bent oak with sawn oak frames in place of every fifth timber in centre section.
Centreline structures are in oak with galvanised mild steel and yellow metal fastenings.
Ballast keel is in cast iron.
Decks are Afromosia on ply with black PRC paying to seams.
Deck beams are in oak.
Cabin trunk and cockpit coamings are in Mahogany.
Cabin top is in plywood and cascover sheathed.
Cockpit is Mahogany and Iroko with trunk in plywood.
Mast is pine in box section and varnished with twin spreaders. Tabernacle stepped
Original engine was replaced in 1983 with a BMC Commander
1.5L Diesel (40hp) with a PRM hydraulically operated gear box, with single lever
controls (new and 1980).
Engine is mounted on very flexible mounts and is connected to the shaft by an Aqua drive universal joint, with an independent thrust bearing installed in 1995.
Three bladed propeller.
Engine has been regularly serviced and the raw water pump was professionally rebuilt in 2014.
Fuel: 2 x 15 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel
Water: 2 x 10 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel
The fore cabin has conventional V berths with stowage forward and beneath.
Moving aft is a heads compartment to starboard with a Baby Blake marine toilet and sink. With hanging space to port.
The saloon has a U-shaped settee to port which converts to a double berth. There is a centreline table with hinged flaps. On the starboard side is a further settee which can be used as a single berth - thus giving five berths. There are plenty of stowage lockers.
The galley area is to port near the companionway - single sink with sea water and fresh water - which is pressurise by an electric pump (new in 2009). The cooker is a single burner Origo spirit stove.
The Bengco charcoal heater is not current installed because re-gloss work is in progress.
All berth cushions professionally replaced in 2009.
Inner and outer forestays, with twin backstays. Cap and intermediate shrouds
with fore and aft lower shrouds. Running backstays. It's all stainless steel and
includes chrome bronze rigging screws.
The fixed topmast forestay and aft lower shrouds were all new in 2003. Bowsprit shrouds were new in 1999. The portable top mast forestay and aft lower shrouds were new in 1996.
12v and 240 v ring main with modern circuit breaker.
New domestic and engine batteries in 2016.
Electric lighting was installed in 1999 - there are also three gimballed oil lamps.
Sterling battery charger
Main anchor - plough 25+ lbs.
Kedge - fishermans 25+ lbs.
Chain - approx. 100' of galvanised short link. Various warps and fenders.
ICOM VHF radio
Bidata log/echosounder - new 1999.
Bosun gimballed steering compass
240v shaving socket
Cockpit and forehatch covers
Boat hook and Ensign staff.
She is currently on local brokerage bjmarine.net at in Northern Ireland.
contact:-John Harkness, telephone02891-271434.
dreamcatcherharris at icloud.com
For Sale: Eventide 24 Cris Hawk.
24ft Eventide Classic – for sale as project.
After 8 years of service, it’s time for
me to move “Cris Hawk” onto an owner who has the skills to ensure it stays up to
scratch. Professionally built of Iroka planks on Oak frames (Gibbs & Sons,
1973), I’ve been renewing kit & trying to keep abreast of the work. But this is
a hobby of life, and I think it’s time I bought something plastic. When I
bought the boat I replaced the standing rigging. Since then I have had all the
bearings in the saildrive renewed, the top end of the single cylinder air-cooled
diesel (by Ducati!) has been reconditioned, the water pump & two bilge pumps
have been replaced,
and three years ago I splurged out on a new mast by Collars, and new sails from Downers (euro 2k each for those).
The boat can sleep 3, has a separate heads, a mast that can be lowered single-handed (and raised single-handed if your up for hard graft). Moored in Waterford city, currently sitting on a trailer at my house – so easy inspection. I usually sail her single-handed down-river, then between Dunmore East & Hook, but have enjoyed multiple trips to Dungarvin & Kilmore Quay (also made it to Ballycotton once).
So why a project ?
Unfortunately, I hit a rock a few weeks back, and while no planking was cracked, my garboards need to be re-caulked on both sides. Also the surveyor who looked at it for me advised that it’s time the keel bolts were renewed. This sort of work is beyond me (& my purse), so I am open to all reasonable offers.
If you’d like to see Cris Hawk sailing, have a look on YouTube, where she can be seen off Hook Head.
I live in Waterford on the South Coast - about 1 hour from Rosslare ferry-port.
Link to boat photos: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AoeNUIWAKYgklzkBam0j2D9RCGVE
Link to damage photos: https://1drv.ms/f/s!AoeNUIWAKYgkgnt_b1m3kJMl72Oq
I can be contacted by email: LIAM_O_CONNOR@hotmail.com,
or by phone 087-4128499.
I will record all reasonable offers, and pick the winner who I feel will do best for Cris.
FOR SALE: Eventide 26 'Goldcrest'. Sail No: 1439
'Goldcrest' as she was 8 years back
'Goldcrest' has been laid up ashore for 8 years.
Built by a semi-professional as a traditional easily manageable family cruising yacht from 1978 and launched 1982. Hull, deck and frames constructed from marine ply sourced from Robbins, fastened with Cascophen and stainless steel screws. A greenheart and cast lead keel with steel bilge keels for taking the ground.
She is the standard cutter rigged with a bow sprit, a vanished, laminated curved iroko stern, iroko cockpit and coach roof which is the extended version to improve her appearance and increase head room below. The rubbing strake is also iroko.
The stem is iroko laminated and varnished.
Decks are all finished in grey Tread Master.
Mast, boom and bow sprit are all solid varnished Douglas Fir.
She has cruised the East Coast of Ireland, West Coast of Scotland, Irish Sea and North Wales.
Due to illness, she has been laid ashore under tarpaulin protective covers for the last 8 years and regretfully now needs a new home to care for her and use her.
Jeckells in good condition, main with battens and slab reefing, No.1 jib and stay sail both on Wykeham Martin furling gear operated from the cockpit, No.2 jib (storm). All bagged.
Main all over sail cover
Jib and main sheets.
Petter Mini Twin ACW 2 WM 14 bhp. Diesel, water cooled, spare water pump, alternator currently removed for layup.
Replaced a Lister engine in cica. 1995.
Engine start and domestic batteries will require replacing.
CQR with 30 m anchor plait plus 10 m of chain.
Fisherman’s anchor, kedge.
Laminated tiller plus two spar
Blake and Sons 079K stainless steel paraffin cabin heater.
Blake and Sons two burner cooker and grill with pan
Sink and gusher galley foot pump
Auto-helm 1000 hardly used plus the power and fixing point in the cockpit.
2 No. solid life buoys.
All navigation lights.
Steering Compass cockpit mounted.
Full set of fitted bunk cushions finished in water proof vinyl.
Number of berths 4 two in the saloon and two forward.
4 deck winches and 2 winch handles.
All running rigging and galvanised standing rigging and bottle screws with require reeving and re applying to the mast they are currently stored undercover.
6 person RORC, Baufort Dolphin, valise, Life Raft, requires checking and servicing
Cabin 12 v lighting
Red cockpit night light.
The following are list for completeness and will require replacing.
Huson 60 VHF
Stowe trailing log
Seafarer echo sounder.
Rhyl Yacht Club, The Foryd, Rhyl, North Wales LL18 5AR
TRANSPORT and CRANAGE
We can arrange economical, negotiable transport rates within mainland UK, the cost of which plus all cranage to be paid by the purchaser.
£5,000 but would consider part exchange for a day sailing boat similar to a Drascombe Lugger/ Longboat, Caledonian Yawl etc.
Tom Edge Mobile 07831 805742.
E mail:- janandtomedge at gmail.com
For Sale: 16ft GRP open sea boat. 'Seagull'
Replica of 1880's Thames Waterman's Wherry
A GRP, 16ft, heavy (1/2 ton) open boat. She is unsinkable but with 200lb of ballast internally for stability.. Buoyancy bags and foam filled bow tank. Under sole foam buoyancy. Painted externally with two pot poly paint in very good condition. She has been used as a demonstrator for my seagull engines. (As you can see by the self adhesive sign writing! (It will come off !)
She has wooden mast and spars and a new set of sails, tan spritsail rigged main and tan balanced lug mizzen, tan jib on bowsprit with Wykeham Martin Gear.
Has a short bowsprit and a bumpkin! Mizzen slots into fitted hoops and main mast fits in gate, easily lowered and raised. Mast stores securely on boat for towing and supporting the fitted cover. Tows behind family car.
She comes complete with a pair of 12ft long sweeps, anchor and rope, (that stows neatly under the sole), a bailer and sponge and fitted new Whale bilge pump. Set of 4 good fenders, all in green socks, bronze, self stowing captive rowlocks. Fitted with transom drain in bronze for draining whilst in storage.. Coir bow fender.
Pair of life jackets supplied.
There is a steel centreplate, yet to be fitted and a transom hung rudder to fit. Pin for pivoting the centreplate fitted in hull, blade slots in and is secured when top of box fitted. Box full of bronze cleats, dead eyes etc. to complete the sailing gear. She has never been rigged.
Outboard bracket offset on transom for long shaft British Seagull outboard.
Comes complete with very smart, clean 4.5 hp electronic ignition Seagull 75 that has only been used for 20 hours max. Maintained by me the Seagull engineer! Last used for 5 hours on the round Hayling Island Marathon, 27miles, in 2012. Before that, a day on the Blackwater and a 4 hours cruise on the Blackwater and Chelmer Canal...
A real sea boat. Really looks the part. Slips through the water easily, with just a few pulls on those sweeps she is gliding effortlessly... This design is the result of eons of development culminating in a perfect shaped boat for sailing or rowing and very suitable for a Seagull. Remarkably stable hull and a safe boat in a chop!
Moulded from the last 1880's Thames Waterman's Wherry to operate on the London river. (Now in the Science museum.).
Built in GRP in the early 1960's and used as one of 6 such boats, to train the lads of the King Edward the VII Nautical school at Deptford. Retired in about 1985 and purchased by me and converted back to it's original rig with centreboard and plate, mast and sails etc.
She is on a galvanised, braked, West Mersea Trailers, break back, easy launching trailer, with sprung loaded rear rollers to assist recovery. Wheels do not get wet! One man operation. Winch with webbing strap for recovery... spare wheel.
Fitted cover for storage and trailing. Made by Lonton and Gray, 2015.
At present in Tillingham, Essex, on very roadworthy trailer in our garden..
£2750or very near offer.
Contact John on:- 01621 778859
or mail on:- john at saving-old-seagulls.co.uk
For Sale: Optimist sailing dinghy. 'Lightning'
GRP, fully Optimist class ready and club tested with all kit to just drop in the water and sail to class specs.
Has bow fender/bumper, full cover, sail and spar bag, centreboard and rudder bag, with safe stowage for burgee and spare lines... Mast clip bailers on bungee as per specs, paddle the lot!
Even has a purpose made, new, take down Optimist launching trolley. Will stow in the car boot if boat carried on roof rack!
This was used for a year or so by my grandsons, but the older out grew it at a large 14 years old and the younger took up Karate! (The older at 16, is now my occasional crew and a good one!).
Stored securely in a dry locked garage for the past 2 years, but it is now time to let it go to a new generation of new sailors.
The perfect present for an aspiring 8 year old! Join a club and present this and he will be out sailing instantly.
Buoyancy jacket included!
Sell for £525 ono
Contact me, John Williams on :- 01621 778859
or mail me at:- john at saving-old-seagulls.co.uk
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