Schooner Pickle was built in 1996 at St.Petersburg Russia.
Ideal for charter work or sailing school. MCA coded.
She is an exceptional Square Topsail Gaff Schooner built as a replica of HMS Pickle of 1805, famed for her role at the Battle of Trafalgar and for bringing the news of Nelson's death and victory at Trafalgar back to England. Even today the Royal Navy celebrate Pickle Night on the 6th November to commemorate the voyage of the Pickle.
Schooner Pickle is a fast, sleek vessel that combines the lines and sailing rig of a period vessel but below deck has traditional yet comfortable accommodation that charter guests would expect. This ship can accommodate 13 people in 4 cabins, ranging from the 4 berth captains cabin aft with its own shower / heads to the two twin cabins amidships and the 5 berth forecabin.
The amidships saloon is the full beam of the ship and is surrounded by wonderful oak cabinets, the table seats 12 people and the permanent seating is nicely upholstered.
The Galley is amply appointed with a range of cooking methods, it also has Oak cupboards as well as Oak worktop and stainless steel sink.
This part of the ship also accommodates another shower and head facility with a beautiful copper sink.
She is of Carvel construction with a Long Keel. She has 3inch Larch Planking with Bronze Screw Fastenings and Laminated Frames (Oak & Larch). There are 2 x Watertight Bulkheads.
The Deck is Douglas Fir, Bronze Screw Fastened.
Ballast is internal consisting of boxed Iron Ingots
The air draft is 65ft.
|LOA||: 97' 1" (29.6m)|
|LOD||: 72' 0" (21.9m)|
|LWL||: 57' 0" (17.4m)|
|Beam||: 17' 0" (5.2m)|
|Draft||: 7' 6" (2.3m)|
|Rig||: Gaff/Topsail Schooner|
|Engine Type||: Volvo TAMD41H-A|
|Engine||: 3.59 litre, 145 HP, 6 cylinder|
|Fuel Capacity||: 1800 litres|
|Location||: North Wales|
Headroom in most paces is 6ft 6in and there is lots of Oak Panelling
The Floor is Marine Ply, Carpeted in Flotex.
She can accommodate 13 people in 4 cabins, ranging from the 4 berth captains cabin aft with its own shower / heads to the two twin cabins amidships and the 5 berth forecabin.
The amidships saloon is surrounded by beautiful oak cabinets, with the table seating 12 people.
The Galley is amply appointed with a range of cooking methods, it also has Oak cupboards as well as Oak worktop and stainless steel sink a Plastimo Neptune 3000 Marine Cooker (3 burner, grill & oven), microwave, twin stainless sink.
Sails are all White Duradon
Washed and Overhauled 2010
Fore Sail: Washed and Overhauled 2010
Topsail: Washed and Overhauled 2010
Gaff Topsail sail: Washed and Overhauled 2009
Flying Jib sail: Washed and Overhauled 2009
Jib Sail: Washed and Overhauled 2010
Stay Sail: Washed and Overhauled 2010
Main mast: Laminated Spruce
Bowsprit & Jib boom:Wood
Fore mast: Laminated Spuce
Booms & Gaffs: Wood
Running Rigging: Synthetic Hemp (Hempex)
Standing Rigging: galvanized steel wire
Fully GMDSS equipped
McMurdo Navtex (New 2009)
Radar: Simrad CX44 (New 2009)
Simrad CX44 (New 2009)
Backup Simrad CP31 (New 2009)
Echosounder Simrad CX44 (New 2009)
Simrad IS12 Wind (New 2009)
Simrad IS12 Combi x 2 (New 2009)
Simrad IS12 Data x 2 (New 2009)
Depth / Speed Simrad IS12 (New 2009)
Simrad Handheld VHF (New 2009)
C-Map Wide Charts All UK (New 2009)
24 volt. 2 Engine Start 110kwh each (New 2008), 4 Domestic 110kwh each (New 2008), 2 Generator & Jet-Thruster Start (New 2008)
Battery charger Sterling New 2008
Alternator 2 on the main engine (1 x 90amp & 1 x 120amp)
Inverter Sterling 6KW Max 3KW Continuous
Generator Mase Yanmar 7 KVA 220/240V (completely overhauled 2008)
1 x New 2009
Fire extinguishers:Dry Powder (New 2009)2 x 9kg, 2 x 6Kg, 2 x 2kg & 1 fire blanket
Flares: New 2009 (Full set)
Life Jackets: 14 Manual Inflate
Rescue buoys: 2 x Plastimo including Dan buoy, Drogue and lights.
Alarm system: 8 x Fire, 2 x Gas / Carbon Monoxide, 3 x bilge and engine alarm
Rigid Inflatable (New 2009) with 4 stroke Suzuki 15hp outboard (New 2009)
Tender: Fibreglass & Wooden Gunter Rig Sailing Tender & New Suzuki 2.5hp 4 stroke outboard (New 2009)
Fitted with a Willdo Jet Thruster System, New in 2009, consisting of 30hp Perkins Engine & Willdo 4 x 100kgf jets - 2 bow & 2 stern thrusters.
Fuel tankage: 1800 litres in 2 tanks
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visited and photographed by Claire France and Robert White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland in March 2010
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