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Model: Balfour Honey Bee
Price: £14,500 (GBP)

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Model: Balfour Honey Bee
Price: £14,500 (GBP)

An A.K.
Balfour long keel design, built in 1969 by Marine Services, Aberdour, Scotland.
Mahogany on local oak with 5ft 6in Draft, 5 berths and 6ft+ headroom to suit the tallest of sailors. She has an extensive inventory including Tiller Pilot, GPS, VHF, Log & Depth, Avon tender & 2HP Yamaha outboard.
The sails are in 'as new' condition, cleaned and repaired as required each season along with the sprayhhood and dodgers.
Recommendations from a recent survey (Dec 2003) are available plus all previous surveys.
The builders drawings etc are also included.
She is a very sea kindly yacht, easy to sail single handed and has been cruised extensively Scotland & Ireland.
She has been stored inside each winter since new and has been well looked after as indicated by her excellent condition.

The main cabin has galley area to port of the companionway and a quarter berth to stbd.
Beyond are two further quarter berths which also act as the salon area with folding table. The heads compartment separates the salon from the V berth in the forward cabin.
2 burner stove and grill manually pumped cold water.
2 mainsails, 1 VG condition, 1 x fair condition 2 Genoa?s , 1 VG condition, 1 x good condition 1 Spinnaker, VGC 1 x storm jib, Good condition Spinnaker pole

Shoreline Compact VHF Clipper Duet Depth & Speed Clipper Duet repeater (new ? not fitted) Garmin 130 monochrome Autohelm Tiller Pilot Silva compass
Electrical System:
12V Ships system 2 x Heavy duty batteries (Wilson?s ? Glasgow) + 3 position battery switch
Avon Inflatable + oars, bellows, drain plug and repair kit Yamaha 2hp outboard 1 x Silva hand held compass Gas bottle Port fwd locker c/w drain CQR anchor plus chain Kedge anchor 3 fire extinguishers Fire blanket
Additional Info:
Boat photographed by Claire France for Western Horizon Yachts, February 2007

Hull - Starboard aft view

Deck -

On the water - Owners photo

Hull - Starboard side

View aft - The small mast seen on deck has nothing to do with this boat. It was there to support the dust cover.

Hull detail -

Hull - Port side

Foredeck -

Side deck - Starboard side. There's alot of dust on the boat from on-going work in the shed, despite the dust cover. It's nothing that an hour with a soft brush and cloth wouldnt sort out though. The woodwork and decks are in beautiful condition.

Side deck - Port side

Cockpit -

Lockers -

Winch - Starboard side

Companionway -

View forward -

Galley - to port of the companionway

Berth - to starboard of companionway

Stove -

View forward -

View aft - table folded away

Head linings -

Companionway -

Lamp -

Heads -

Heads - with sink down

Clock -

Barometer -

Stores - Cupboards opposite the heads

Foreward cabin -

Berth - in the forward cabin. Starboard side

Engine -

Engine - from above

Engine - from the front

Plans -

Sail Plan -

Model: Balfour Honey Bee
Price: £14,500 (GBP)

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