Wooden Ships Comments on this 29′ Laurent Giles Bermudan sloop
A slightly larger sister to the famous Vertue, this boat is in only her 3rd ownership and is in superb order. She had a major refit in 1997 and has continued to be updated in present ownership. Brittany mooring could be available to a new owner.
Hull Larch planking on sawn oak frames, and steam bent Canadian rock elm between. Copper fastened. Long external lead ballast keel. Galvanised keel bolts.
Decks and cockpit Pine deck, sheathed and painted. Varnished cover boards and king plank.
Self draining cockpit. Tiller steering.
Superstructure Varnished sliding afromosia cabin entrance hatch. Afromosia coamings.
Coachroof deck is laid in pine and sheathed.
Fractional Bermudan sloop rig. Aluminium deck-stepped mast by Selden. SS standing rigging, SS running backstays, all new 2005.
Rotostay roller furling on inner forestay.
Varnished spruce slab reefing boom. Spinnaker/jib boom, Selden telescopic, new 2008.
Sails Mainsail, 1998. SKB Falmouth. 21 sqm. 3 slab reefs.
Working Jib. 1998. Arun sails, Bosham. Furling. 1998.
Storm Jib. Arun sails. New.
Spinnaker Jeckells. 37 sqm.
Engine Yanmar 2GM20 2 cyl diesel. Centreline mounted. New 1998. Offset 3 blade prop. Fuel consumption 1 – 1.6 litres/hour.
Batteries 1 x 12v 110ah Numax, new 2007.
1 x 12v Iveco, new 2007 for engine start.
Battery charging from engine driven 55amp alternator with Merlin battery management system or 6w solar panel. LED cabin and nav lights. Shore power.
Tanks Diesel: 25 litres in SS tank.
Water: 120 litres in 3 SS tanks.
Berths 4. Headroom 1.8m.
Saloon 2 x V berths in forecabin. 2 saloon berths which slide out for extra sleeping width. Bulkhead mounted charcoal heater. Folding, removeable oak table.
Chart table with stowage beneath hinged top.
Heads Baby Blake heads refurbished 2006. Whale Mk 6 fresh water pump to drop down washbasin.
Wet hanging locker to port.
Galley Orego meths 2 burner stove. SS sink, Whale hand pump and pressure pump.
LED tricolour and anchor light
Port + starboard lights and stern light.
Sestrel Medina compass
Nasa Clipper : Sounder, speed/distance, windspeed/direction.
Nasa SX35 VHF DSC
16kg Delta anchor
11kg CQR, new 2007
8kg Danforth kedge
30 m anchorplat rope
30m nylon 3 strand.
60m 10mm galvanised chain
2 fire extinguishers
Bilge pumps, auto and manual
Avon Redstart tender, oars and footpump
Buoys and fenders
16mm marina warps x 6
18mm mooring warps x2 with SS eyes and galvanised shackles
Cockpit tent, dodgers and sprayhood new 2007.
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