This is a Classic Gaff Cutter Rigged Sailing Boat with a Lifting Keel built by Neil Thompson. The boat and has been the subject of a recent re-fit including a new mast and much more.
Designed by Andrew Wolstenholme and built by Neil Thompson.
LOA: 9.45 mtrs / 31'
LWL: 7.69 mtrs / 25'3"
BEAM: 2.69 mtrs / 8'10"
Draught: 0.85 - 1.51 mtrs - 2'9" - 4'11" (Lifting Keel)
Sail Area : 38.3 sq mtrs / 404 sq ft.
Displacement Weight: 3.9 Tonnes.
Heavy duty GRP Black Coloured Hull, Cream Coach Roof & Cockpit. Stainless Steel Push Pit with Flag socket and boarding ladder.
Yanmar 2GM 18hp Diesel Inboard Engine.
3 Bladed Propeller.
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 6.5 knots
Fuel Tank Capacity: 65 Ltrs / 14 Gallons
Engine Last Serviced: 2019
This boat provides accommodation for 4 people in a spacious open plan cabin with 5'10" maximum headroom. Raised double forward berth with deck hatch above. Settee Berths port and starboard with storage below. Sliding dining / chart table (stows under forward berth, giving a fiddled top for up to 6 persons when fully extended). Heads aft of cabin port side; Jabsco Marine -Wash hand basin. Large wet locker, Galley starboard with Plastimo Neptune 4500 Oven & Grill with 2 gas hob burners, stainless steel sink, cool locker, crockery cutlery, Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system (Quick Nautical Boiler calorifier). Wabesto Airtop 2000 Cabin Heating.
There is a large self draining open cockpit with Teak slatted seating all round with Fitted Cockpit Cushions (New 2019 - Jeckells), 2 large storage lockers, separate gas compartment for 2 cylinders, quick access stowage for life raft / tender, Treadmaster non slip surfaces on decks and coachroof and coachroof vents above heads compartment and galley.
Rig, Spars & Sails
Traditional Cutter Gaff Rig, New Pine Mast, Bowsprit, Tabernacle with Mast raising and lowering device, Heavy Duty Stainless Steel Rigging, 2 Furling Jib and Reefing Systems, Pre stretched polyester rigging; controls all leading aft to cockpit, Heavy Duty Tan polyester sail wardrobe includes - Slab Reefed Mainsail, Jib and Staysail.
Deck Equipment & Ground Tackle
2 x Single Speed Primary Winches, Single Speed Self Trailing Halyard Reefline Winchs on Coachroof with Barton Clutches, 3 x Winch Handles, Delta Anchor with Chain & Warp, SL manual anchor windlass and Transom mounted stainless steel boarding ladder.
Wooden Tiller Extension & Lock.
Rubber Winchers on all Winches.
2 Self Tailling Winches.
4 x Fenders & Warps.
Raymarine C80 Chart Plotter.
Raymarine ST60 Wind Instrument.
Raymarine ST60 Tri-Data.
Raymarine AIS System.
Raymarine ST2000 Tiller Pilot.
Garmin LB70 Compass.
Icom IC-M421 VHF Radio.
Horse Shoe Life Buoy.
Solid Brass Clock & Barometer.
Flag Staff & Ensign.
240v Shore Power System & Cable.
Fully Fitted Cockpit Camper Cover (Jeckells) Replaced in 2019.
Two removable easy stow cockpit cushions.
This boat was has been owned by the current owner since February 2019 and when he purchased it from Neil Thompson Boats it was the subject of a complete refurbishment and works also included fitting a new mast.
Full details of the works can be supplied on request
There is also a test report that featured in the Anglia Afloat Magazine in 2013 that is available on request.
This boat is due to chocked ashore week commencing 2nd August 2021 for the Lifting Keel to be serviced.