A gaff cutter with bowsprit, bumpkin and tan sails, designed by Laurent Giles and built by Dr. John Jago. A backbone of English Oak, Mahogany stringers, Marine ply skin and deck, sheathed when built in Cascover.
With a one metre shoal draft, 5000 lbs of cast iron keel and a lifting centerboard increasing the draft to two metres she has great flexibility and makes a good sea boat. Her Gaff Cutter Yawl rig with bowsprit and bumpkin also gives great flexibility for all conditions with the advantage of beautiful tan sails.
The reliable fresh water cooled Volvo 2003 3 cylinder 28HP diesel engine was rebuilt by a Volvo approved dealer at 400 hours after a heavy trawl warp fouled the propeller and caused damage. It has since run 900 hours with no problems.
|LOA||: 31' 9" (9.7m)|
|LOD||: 31' 9" (9.7m)|
|LWL||: 27' 2" (8.3m)|
|Beam||: 10' 10" (3.3m)|
|Draft||: 3' 3" (1m)|
|Keel||: Long with lifting centreboard|
|Rig||: Gaff Cutter Yawl|
|Engine Type||: Inboard|
|Engine||: Volvo 2003 28HP|
|Fuel Capacity||: 10 gallons|
|Engine Hours||: 1255|
|Water||: 60 gallons|
2 berth forward cabin. 2 settee berths and 1 pilot berth in main saloon.
Heads with sea toilet, washbasin and shower.
There is very good headroom of 6ft 11ins max under the coach-roof and 6ft under the skylight.
Heating is provided by a Pascall Atkey stainless steel charcoal burning stove.
Taylor 029 2 burner paraffin stove with small oven. Cool box. Stainless steel sink.
Jib, staysail, main, mizzen and topsail all tan and in good condition. The stay sail has a few repairs but is still good.
Simrad RD68 VHF/DSC with telephone handset and cockpit speaker. Navico RT6500 VHF, Furuno GPS. Echopilot sounder with cockpit repeater. Nasa Navtex Pro.
Cetek Mains Charger. Rutland 913 wind generator with HRDX charge control. 2x 125 Ah 12 volt batteries with individual switches. Shore power with 4 13 amp sockets.
Sanyo Radio Cassette.
Plastimo 4 person life raft.
Seago inflatable with 2.5 hp Suzuki outboard. 2 automatic and 2 manual life jackets.
Airdraft with masts is 45 feet.
Airdraft with masts down is 6ft 10 ins..
Draft with board up is 3ft 3in
Draft with board down is 6ft 6 in.
Sail number 11
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visited and photographed by Claire France and Robert White for Western Horizon Yachts, Scotland
Listing started in November 2008
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