|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Bradwell on Sea, Essex Essex UK|
Built in New Zealand in 1954 to a Colin Archer type design. Totally rebuilt by the present owner in 2009 and shipped back to the UK, after which she was used very little. New deck, interior, rig, engine and systems. 4 berths including a large double forward. Full standing headroom. Now in need of a cosmetic refit, otherwise solid and sound. A superb sea boat with her design heritage, she is no doubt an easily handled blue water cruising boat
|Vessel type:||Bermudan Sloop|
|Builder:||Unknown Dunedin, New Zealand|
|Model:||28ft Double-ender Colin Archer designed|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Lombardini LDW702|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||34' 7"|
|Length of deck:||28'|
|Maximum draft:||4' 4"|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
Accommodation steps down into the main cabin with a settee berth either side. Removable table makes a dining area. Amidships is a chart desk to starboard and galley to port with new gas oven, a single stainless sink with pressurised water plus manually pumped sea water. Ample storage around the galley. Forward facing chart table has lifting lid to chart storage area, VHF radio and electrical switch panel. Passageway going forward on starboard side with heads compartment to port. Heads has a manual Lavac sea toilet and hand basin. In the forepeak is a decent double sized berth with a chain locker and stowage forward.
All new fire retardant soft furnishings, curtaining and berth cushioning throughout.
Carvel planked using a hardwood, probably Kauri or Matai?. Steam bent timbers fastened with copper nails and roves. Sawn wooden floors fastened with bronze throat bolts. External lead ballast keel with bronze keel bolts. Internal trimming ballast of 750kg secured in the bilge. Sheathed plywood deck on new deck beams. Sheathed plywood coach roof coamings with bronze portholes. Sheathed plywood coach roof, deck finished in non slip deck paint. Self draining cockpit with deep lockers either side. Teak Side decks.
Main anchor on chain over a bow roller
Manual Bilge Pump, Marine Head Lavac, Electric Bilge Pump,
Taylor's Paraffin oven.
Compass, Plotter - Raymarine A57D, Depthsounder - Raymarine, GPS - Raymarine, Log-Speedometer.
Lombardini LDW 702 20hp twin cylinder diesel installed new in 2009, only 67 hours running time . Centreline shaft to a 3 blade fixed bronze propeller. Stainless steel fuel tank under the aft deck.
Rig: Bermudan Cutter rig on a keel stepped painted wooden mast. Painted wooden roller furling boom. Boomed stay sail on a wooden stay sail boom with all bronze fittings.Varnished bowsprit carrying the jib on a roller furling system. Stainless steel standing rigging, new in 2009. Bronze rigging screws to external bronze chain plates. Full set of sails in good condition, Bronze Lewmar self tailing sheet winches.
All new 20120 running rigging. New canvas mainsail cover.
Electrical Circuit 12v.
2 x 12volt batteries under the companionway step, in front of the engine, charged from the engine alternator.
Plotter - Raymarine A57D,
Depthsounder - Raymarine,
GPS - Raymarine,
Stanchions and guard wires.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.