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Model: Balfour Honey Bee
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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.



Accommodation:
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.
Galley:
2 burner stove and grill manually pumped cold water.
Sails:
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

Instruments:
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
Equipment:
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 -

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Model: Balfour Honey Bee
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