Built in 2014 by a professional shipwright Floatsjackson from Ipswich to an American design from 1908 known as a Dark Harbour 17.5. Constructed using strip plank epoxy with a lead ballast keel. Keel stepped spruce mast with a gaff sloop rig, all new sails by One sails. A very simple yet stunning day boat in perfect new condition, complete with a new double axle road trailer for transporting. Elegant, easy to sail and immaculate condition, the perfect day sailer that will turn heads everywhere.
GRP Folkboat built to the Nordic lines by Abbotts Boats of Canada in 1968. She differs slightly from the true Nordic Folkboat with an extended coachroof giving more space in the forecabin, inboard Beta 10hp diesel with a Darglow feathering propeller and extra shrouds on the Z-Spars alloy mast for added support. Very nice condition fitted out with varnished mahogany in the cabin and cockpit. Raymarine chartplotter, autopilot and nav systems, Eberspacher cabin heater and all Harken deck gear. New cockpit cover and stack pack mainsail cover. Very nice little yacht, antifouled, serviced and ready to go
Vertue No.6 built by Harry Kimber in 1939 to the original design with a low coachroof and lower topsides than the more well known Vertue of later years. Major rebuild in the last year including complete new bottom end and thorough cosmetic refit. Now in very smart and sound condition, an excellent example of the early boats which are incredibly pretty and still have the superb sailing characteristics which Vertues are known for.
The Vertue II was the GRP version of the famous Vertue design from Laurent Giles that is world renowned for sea worthiness and capability despite their small size. This is the first example built and displayed at the London Boatshow in 1979. Finished to Lloyds 100A1 classification and fitted out below in solid teak giving her the cozy feel of one of her wooden sisters. Well maintained and equipped for single handed sailing, she has been described as the 'greatest offshore cruiser' and certainly for her size that is not an exaggeration. A very capable, pretty and well built boat in nice condition ready to sail this summer.
Built in 2003, the concept was for a classic looking yacht with modern performance. The underwater lines of the Mini Transat were used to develop a very slippy and responsive hull yet with the looks and feel of a traditional gaff cutter. Traditionally built in larch on oak with all varnished teak coamings, solid yacht laid 1/4 sawn larch deck. Basic interior with 2 berths. Beta Marine 14hp diesel gives 7 knots. Fin type keel with a lead bulb can be retracted to reduce draft to less than 2', telescopic rudder to match. Will beat anything in light airs. Recent survey has highlighted some areas of work so price has been reduced for a quick sale
Designed by Harrison Butler, this gaff cutter is a pretty boat with nice lines. Lots of money spent in present ownership, reconditioned engine ready to fit, new all over cover and all new electrics plus a lot of work to hull and decks. Still some further work required. An interesting boat with lots of internal volume and a large cockpit.
A very pretty classic day boat rebuilt by a professional shipwright and finished in 2013. Attractive hull shape planked in mahogany with a new plywood deck. Open cockpit with enough space for camping under the cuddy and foredeck. Easily handled fractional bermudan sloop rig with very good sails including as new 2018 genoa. 2016 RM road trailer makes her a complete package and easily towed behind a moderate car. A very cost effective and fun way of getting on the water with minimal hassle and maximum pleasure. Very clean December 2018 survey available.
Designed and built by Harry Feltham although the year is unknown. Rescued from the beach by the present owner, a retired shipwright, and rebuilt by him including work to the hull, new deck, bulkheads and interior, new mast and replacement rigging and a complete new cockpit. Fitted with a twin cylinder Albin petrol engine. An interesting boat with a very spacious and comfortable cockpit and good space below decks.
Lovely little gaff cutter presented in superb condition with a full inventory. Complete professional rebuild finished in 2005 plus recent professional maintenance and repairs, all documented. New deck and rig with any necessary hull work carried out. Large open cockpit, 2 berths under the foredeck with inboard Yanmar diesel. Brand new all over cover. Great concept of boat that will give a lot of fun and hassle free sailing.
Designed and built by the Elton Boat Building Company, one of the larger boats in their range. Used by the present owners for cruising around the West Country, she is the ideal family boat with an easily handled rig, 18hp Yanmar diesel and comfortable space below to keep out of the weather. 2 good sized berths with ample sitting headroom, galley area and Portapotti toilet. Kept in nice condition, engine overhaul this year and ready to go.