with dog house above
A superb example of the classic Ocean 35, designed by A.A. Truman and built in 1950 by Wallasea Bay Yacht Station of Mahogany on Oak with copper fastened Carvel planking. A double ended masthead sloop.
Extensively rebuilt by Jacky Kay at Ardrishaig Boatyard in 2000 she now has Teak laid decks on marine ply with Mahogany and Leather interior and a comfortable and very practical Doghouse.
Built for ocean cruising she has crossed the Atlantic twice and the current owners have sailed her extensively, some 25000 miles, in and around Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, the Canaries, the Balearics and the Mediterranean.
|LOA||: 36' 0" (11m)|
|LOD||: 35' 0" (10.7m)|
|LWL||: 29' 0" (8.8m)|
|Beam||: 9' 6" (2.9m)|
|Draft||: 5' 8" (1.7m)|
|Rig||: Masthead Sloop|
|Engine Type||: Vetus|
|Engine||: M4.17 42HP|
|Fuel Capacity||: 184 litres|
|Engine Hours||: 75|
|Water||: 354 litres|
|Location||: Argyll, Scotland|
Mahogany and Leather interior in 3 sections.
6ft 5in headroom.
Heads with shower, sea toilet and basin. Holding tank.
Full Eberspacher Hydronic heating system.
Gas stove with two burner hob.Double sink with manual and pressurised hot and cold water.
Main and furling genoa new in 2004 and in very good condition.
Furuno DGPS, B&G Hydra computer and repeaters, Cetrek Auto Pilot. Computer running Navmaster, Ritchie Globemaster 6" compass.
Sailor DSC VHF. Blaupunkt sound system.
12 volt ships supply via battery management system. 240 volt shore power and Fisher Panda 2.5 KVA diesel generator.
Anderson sheet winches, Lofrans electric anchor windless with remote control.
120 metres of 12mm chain and Bruce anchor.
Ocean Minx survived a severe storm in the Mediterranean in December 2008, but sustained damage. She has now returned to Jacky Kay's yard in Ardrishaig for repairs. Estimates indicate around ?10000 required for the repair work and the asking price reflects this and she is to be sold. A full history of this classic boat is available to viewers and she is to be stored in the yard where she was rebuilt in 2000 and the builder, Jacky Kay, will be available to discuss a new owner's requirements if required.
This boat is no longer for sale and remains here solely as an information resource for those researching Ocean 35's.
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visited and photographed by Claire France and Robert White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland
Listing started in April 2009
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