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For Sale
Model: Wooden Classic 29 foot Bermudan Sloop
Price: £12,000 (GBP)
Year: 1973
Hull: Wood

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For Sale
Model: Wooden Classic 29 foot Bermudan Sloop
Price: £12,000 (GBP)
Year: 1973
Hull: Wood
LOA: 29' 6" (9m)
LWL: 22' 0" (6.7m)
Beam: 8' 6" (2.6m)
Draft: 4' 6" (1.4m)
Displacement: 13440lbs
Ballast: 3584lbs
Keel: Long
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: 2 cylinder 2 stroke
Engine: Dolphin 12
Fuel: petrol/oil
Location: Caithness

This superb classic F.B.R Brown design was built in 1973 and has had only 2 owners from new.
Brown was noted for his designs of very pleasing, sea-worthy cruising yachts.
She has a full keel and an overhanging transom stern.
Constructed from carvel planked 7/8 inch utile (mahogany) copper fastened to 1 3/8 inch x 1 1/8 inch steamed oak ribs at 6 inch centres on an oak backbone carrying 1.6 tons of ballast.
She has a traditional teak deck, very durable afromosia coach roof and self-draining cockpit.
Fitted with stainless steel pull-pit, push-pit and guard rails.
She is fitted with the classic Dolphin 12 hp engine, a two cylinder two stroke petrol.
These engines had a reputation for simplicity and reliability as well as being economical in use.
This one has been recently rebuilt and as can be seen in the photos is in excellent condition and capable of many more years service. She has been lightly used and clearly cherished.
Her sails were new 1991 and are in excellent condition.
There are three plus one berths and standing headroom.
A beautiful, classic yacht that has been maintained to a high standard.


Accommodation:
Forward cabin with single berth, heads compartment and stowage. Saloon with two single berths with foot box extensions.
Small aft quarter berth.
Good standing headroom.
Galley:
Plastimo 2 burner /grill gas cooker - new 2010.
Stainless steel sink.
Sails:
Saturn sails 1991 – Mainsail, No.
1 Jib and Genoa all in very good condition. Original set of Jeckells sails 1973, main, no.
2 jib, storm jib and spinnaker, only used storm jib and no.
2 jib, in good condition for age.


Instruments:
SX35 DSC Nasa VHF Piranha 2X depth sounder Lead line Steering compass mounted into cockpit bulkhead Wasp trailing log Hand bearing compass (Iris)
Electrical System:
24 and 12 volt from 2x12 volt batteries charged from the engine Dynastart system.
Equipment:
Safety lines/ 2 attachments Danbouy Handy billy I lifejacket and 1 buoyancy aid staying with boat Fire blanket 2 manual fire extinguishers, 1 automatic Autohelm 200 Radar reflector Carbon monoxide alarm and gas detector, bilge blower Whale 25 bilge pump Attwood v750 bilge pump with float switch Cockpit cushions 1 long, 1 short boathook Misc fenders, Several ropes CQR anchor and chain Spinnaker pole Barometer/clock Various crockery Land storage trailer
Additional Info:
Dolphin 12hp two cylinder petrol engine with centrifugal clutch, 6 gallon mild steel fuel tank Original engine, well maintained - bottom end re-built 2008, new piston rings 2013. HISTORY OF WORK BY CURRENT OWNERS, IMPROVEMENTS ETC.
SINCE OWNERSHIP 2002 2003 New toilet and hoses New fire extinguishers and gas alarm fitted DSC radio installed Engine – new hoses and water pump belt Replaced main sail halyards – fitted new wind indicator Clock and barometer fitted 2004 Fuel tank taken out and inspected – lined with tank sealer to prevent rust, new pipes and petrol tap fitted Safety lines fitted Batteries and connectors replaced New depth sounder and transducer fitted Mast re-wired – new navigation lights Anchor swivel fitted – winches overhauled Engine bilge painted 2005 Electric bilge pump fitted, manual pump overhauled Bilge blower installed Interior of cabin/focsle painted and rest of bilge. Sikaflex renewed - chainplates Jib sheets replaced New electric switches on control board New water pump impeller and gasket fitted 2006 Trailing log bought Stern cleats replaced with stronger fittings Stern gland packing replaced Reefing strop strengthened Bow fender bought Float switch fitted for electric bilge pump Carbon Monoxide alarm fitted 2007 Routine maintenance only required 2008 New waterlok exhaust silencer Engine – bottom end re-built, renewed water pump pulley, water pump belt, rebuilt water pump.
Engine re-painted 1 new battery 2009 Routine maintenance only required 2010 New bilge blower New propshaft plummer bearing Boxed in petrol tank Replaced jet and slide in carburettor New 2 burner gas cooker/grill 2012 Ashore during summer due to extensive work building new pier and installing pontoons in harbour.
Interior re-painted 2013 Port side toe rail replaced approx stern to midships due to storm damage . Some chaffing on planks below toe rail repaired with epoxy resin. Work carried out by professional boatbuilder. Engine - top end checked and new piston rings fitted, engine re-painted New gas alarm fitted 2014 Sikaflex re-newed chainplates Routine maintenance. Antifouled and hull painted on slip. Every year craned out using spreaders, stored on custom made bogie, protected from weather by tarpaulin but with good ventilation ensured.
Full paint job on hull every spring as well as all exterior woodwork, coachroof etc. Engine laid up properly every winter and serviced in spring (2013/2014 winter excepted where she stayed on the pontoon, protected with tarps over cockpit and coachroof)




Starboard Side - Owner's photo

Port Aft - Owner's photo

Dried out for a scrub - Owner's photo

Port Side - Owner's photo

Bows - Owner's photo

Fender Covers - Owner's photo

Counter Stern - Owner's photo

Anchor - Owner's photo

Twin forestays - Owner's photo

Foredeck from pontoon - Owner's photo

Portside walkway, midships view - Owner's photo

Shrouds and turnbuckles, port side - Owner's photo

Portside walkway - Owner's photo

Shrouds and turnbuckles, starboard side - Owner's photo

Aft deck - Owner's photo

Cockpit from pontoon - Owner's photo

Inside aft locker - Owner's photo

Aft Locker - Owner's photo

Cockpit cushions in storage at home - Owner's photo

View past boom to cockpit - Owner's photo

Cockpit - Owner's photo

View aft from foredeck - Owner's photo

Fuel tank access in cockpit - Owner's photo

Gas locker and manual bilge pump in cockpit - Owner's photo

Mast step - Owner's photo

View aft over coachroof showing mast, winches, halyards - Owner's photo

Mainsheet - Owner's photo

Mast - Owner's photo

Chart table - Trailing log in box.

Comanionway entrance - Owner's photo

Starboard side forward from cockpit - Owner's photo

Port side forward from cockpit - Owner's photo

Saloon from companionway entrance - Owner's photo

Wasp trailing log in box. - Owner's photo.

Port side berthOwner's photo -

Port side berth - close up - Owner's photo

Starboard side berth - close up - Owner's photo

Starboard side berth - Owner's photo

Starboard berth footbox - Owner's photo

Port berth footbox - Owner's photo

Galley - on port side - Owner's photo

Galley - stainless sink and good storage - Owner's photo

Galley - gimballed 2 burner and grill - Owner's photo

Galley - cover ofer sink - Owner's photo

Port side berth - under upholstery, clean and dry - Storage beneath.

Forcabin with hatch and single berth - Owner's photo

View into forecabin, single berth to starboard - Owner's photo

Folding table - Owner's photo

Forecabin - Owner's photo

Stowage in foc'sle - Owner's photo

Forcabin view aft with door closed - Owner's photo

Foc'sle - clean and dry - Owner's photo

Plastimo Sea toilet - Ready for re-installation in newly painted heads compartment.

Forecabin - View aft towards heads compartment - Owner's photo

Sea Toilet - Ready to be re-installed.

Forecabin - heads compartment - Sea toilet removed for repainting of woodwork.

Saloon - looking aft to companionway. - Owner's photo.

Bilge looking aft. - Bilge pump, blower and gas detector.

Bilge looking forward - Owner's photo

Headlining - Owner's photo

Water tank beneath saloon floor - Owner's photo

Engine - end view - Owner's photo

Engine close up. - Beautifully refurbished.

Engine, beneath companionway steps. - Owner's photo

Small aft quarter berth on starboard side - Owner's photo

Cushion for aft quarter berth. - Owner's photo

Ribs beneath bin locker in galley. - clean and dry.

Genoa and Jib in strorage - Owner's photo

Genoa - Owner's photo

Genoa - close up - Owner's photo

No. 1 Jib - Owner's photo

For Sale
Model: Wooden Classic 29 foot Bermudan Sloop
Price: £12,000 (GBP)
Year: 1973
Hull: Wood
LOA: 29' 6" (9m)
LWL: 22' 0" (6.7m)
Beam: 8' 6" (2.6m)
Draft: 4' 6" (1.4m)
Displacement: 13440lbs
Ballast: 3584lbs
Keel: Long
Rig: Bermudan
Engine Type: 2 cylinder 2 stroke
Engine: Dolphin 12
Fuel: petrol/oil
Location: Caithness

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