An elegant Fred Parker design, this classic yacht has been beautifully restored and is presented for sale in really excellent condition. It is becoming increasingly difficult to find classic craft in such good condition, so don't hesitate to come and have a look.
Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.
The accommodation offers up to six berths and is beautifully fitted out in the traditional style and boasts generous headroom throughout. In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. There is stowage forward in the forepeak. Opening hatch to deck. Full width heads compartment with marine toilet and washbasin. In saloon, two settee berths. Opening skylight. Coffee table converting to saloon table. Taylors paraffin cabin heater. Steps up to galley area with Taylors two burner paraffin cooker with oven. Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water system. 45 gallon freshwater capacity. Refrigerator. Quarter berths port and starboard.
Located under the companionway, Beta Marine BV1505 four cylinder 37.5hp diesel engine, fitted new in 2006. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control. 12 gallon fuel capacity in stainless steel tank.
Fractional rigged sloop. Sitka Spruce mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Dyneema and Terylene running rigging. Spinnaker pole. Slab reefing mainsail. Sailspar head sail furling system. Two Lewmar 44 sheet winches. Two Lewmar halyard winches.
Built in 1957 by Moodys to a design by Fred Parker. White painted Honduras Mahogany planking (teak above the waterline) on oak frames. Bronze floors with bronze fastenings. Teak laid decks. Varnished teak coamings and coachroof. Long keel with lead ballast. Keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. Aft self draining cockpit. The boat has benefited from a comprehensive refit by a knowledgeable owner and is presented for sale in turn-key condition. The original galvanised floors have been replaced with silicone bronze with bronze fastenings. All exterior brightwork is finished with Coelan, a long lasting coating similar to varnish, but much easier to apply and repair, and much more durable. The boat is always kept covered and protected from inclement weather and UV degradation.
The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
Suffolk Yacht Harbour
Ipswich, Suffolk, Suffolk IP10 0LN