The Colin Archer designs need little introduction. Originally conceived as a Norwegian lifesaving vessels, these rugged craft have a deserved reputation for ultimate seaworthiness with the ability to survive the very worst weather. This steel re-design closely resembles the original genre, and would make an ideal yacht for high latitude sailing. A good example that has been full refurbished by an experienced boat builder, she is ready to go again.
Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.
The interior is pleasantly fitted out in light oak and the layout offers up to six berths, with two double sleeping cabins separate from the main accommodation. There is full standing headroom and plentiful stowage throughout. In the forecabin, double berth to starboard with a range of lockers opposite. There is access through the watertight forward bulkhead to the chain locker. Separate heads to starboard with marine toilet and washbasin. 20 gallon holding tank. Hanging locker opposite. In saloon, two settee berths. Fixed table with integral refrigerator. Chart table to port with galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Twin stainless steel sinks. Hot and cold pressurised water system. 180 gallon freshwater capacity. Refrigerator. Walk through to aft cabin with workshop bench. Access to engine compartment under the cockpit. Aft cabin with two single berths.
Located under the cockpit, Sabb M4.295GR four cylinder 65hp naturally aspirated diesel engine, installed in 1993. 4352 engine hours. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed variable pitch propeller. 100 gallon fuel capacity giving aproximately 1000 mile range at 6 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 8 knots. Single lever control. The engine was last serviced in July 2016. The cockpit sole is a stainless steel removable section to allow extra access to the engine if needed.
Cutter rigged ketch. White painted Douglas Fir spars. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing main and mizzen. Sailspar headsai lfurling system. Hank-on boomed staysail. Two self tailing sheet winches. Four halyard winches. Control line winch.
White painted steel hull. Stainless steel toe rails. White painted steel superstructure. Blue non-slip painted deck. Long keel with encapsulated ballast. Keel hung rudder. Wheel steering. Centre self draining cockpit. The hull was gritblasted and epoxied below the waterline in 2014.
The owner is based on the East Coast and has cruised locally and to Iceland, Arctic Circle, Faroes, Western Isles, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Holland and Ireland. In a previous ownership the boat was taken across to the Caribbean and back
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Suffolk Yacht Harbour
Ipswich, Suffolk, Suffolk IP10 0LN