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Model: Folksong 25
Price: £5,900 (GBP)
Year: 1981
Hull: GRP

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Model: Folksong 25
Price: £5,900 (GBP)
Year: 1981
Hull: GRP
LOA: 25' 3" (7.7m)
LWL: 21' 0" (6.4m)
Beam: 7' 3" (2.2m)
Draft: 4' 0" (1.2m)
Displacement: 5040lbs
Keel: Long
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: Dolphin 12 HP
Engine: Inboard petrol two stroke
Fuel: Petrol/oil
Fuel Capacity: 2 gallons
Water: 120ltr
Location: North West

The Folksong was originally designed by Eric Berquist, the Folksong is very similar in hull form to the world famous Folkboat. Based on the lines of The Swedish Folkboat,The Folksong embodies the three principle virtues of the true classic boat, ie Looks, Performance and economy. She was Launched in 1984 from mouldings made in 1981 and completed by the present owner. This yacht is a good example of the Folksong type and is in excellent order. The hull was gelshielded in 2008. The owner has looked after this boat and kept it upgraded to a high standard. Fast and safe with a 6 knot maximum cruising speed.


Accommodation:
Two/three berths in two cabins.
Good sitting headroom with standing headroom in galley.
Galley:
Two burner Origo spirit stove, fresh water pump
Sails:
Main Rockall good, Genoa Rockall good, Storm jib Jeckells good.


Instruments:
Nasa Clipper Duet log/depth, New navman VHF dsc, Contest 101 compass and cover.
Electrical System:
Solar panel, 2x12v batteries
Equipment:
Ball & cone, Horsehoe L Buoy, Autopilot, outboard engine bracket, Jabsco electric bilge pump. Spare engine and electrical panel.
Additional Info:
Stored ashore in Lytham




Navaho - on her yard cradle

Starboard quarter -

Starboard side view -

On her cradle -

Bow view - Classic lines

Port bow view - Below the waterline

Bow view - note double bow roller

Stern view - Note o/b bracket

Rudder and propellor - Hull was Gelshielded 2008

View from aft - very clean

From starboard aft -

Starboard bow - below the waterline

Starboard side deck -

General deck view - Note the solar panel

Starboard side deck -

Port side deck looking aft -

Anchor winch - Clear foredeck

Fore deck - Note the forehatch

Solar panel -

Cockpit -

Cockpit -

View forward -

Tiller & aft locker -

Galley -

Starboard berth -

A seat - at foot of companion way

Aft locker -

Interior view forward - Very bright and clean

Companionway -

Cockpit -

Fore cabin - Note ample storage

Port side berth -

Looking into fore cabin -

Engine -

Cockpit hatch - Giving access to rear of engine and prop shaft

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Model: Folksong 25
Price: £5,900 (GBP)
Year: 1981
Hull: GRP
LOA: 25' 3" (7.7m)
LWL: 21' 0" (6.4m)
Beam: 7' 3" (2.2m)
Draft: 4' 0" (1.2m)
Displacement: 5040lbs
Keel: Long
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: Dolphin 12 HP
Engine: Inboard petrol two stroke
Fuel: Petrol/oil
Fuel Capacity: 2 gallons
Water: 120ltr
Location: North West

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