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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Cornwall, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 26,000 (US$ 33,303)
Built by Kittow of Porthleven, probably as a Plymouth Hooker and converted to a yacht sometime before WWII. Major refit in present ownership including lots of new planking and re-fastening plus new rigging. Deep safe cockpit with a bridge deck, spacious interior with 2 single berths and a double. Manageable gaff cutter rig, which can be handled by a small crew very easily. An exceptionally pretty boat in sound and smart condition with a long and well documented history
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Contact: Richard Gregson on 01803 833899/ 07886081657
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Kittow of Porthleven
Flag of Registry: United Kingdom
Beam: 10 ft 0 in
LWL: 32 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 32 ft 6 in
Minimum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 3YM30 3 cyl
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Fuel Tanks: 1 Plastic (12)
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 1
Number of heads: 1
Oven - Taylors paraffin stove
Marine head - Blakes Victory sea toilet
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Wooden Ships Comments
Believed built by Kittow of Portthleven, Cornwall in 1897
In a letter dated June 1966, G. Sartoris from Ingatstone, Essex, writes that he bought Peggy in 1936 and that he believed she was built by Kittow in Porthleven, Cornwall in the 1890’s.
The yacht has all the signs of a typical Cornish sailing fishing boat of the period known as the Plymouth Hooker because they fished with long lines of baited hooks – a straight stem, slightly raked transom stern, transom-hung rudder and a long keel with a small amount of drag.
Bought by the present owner in 2012, she has undergone a thorough refit which has included a lot of new frames, all new planking in the topsides, re-fastening below the water line, new coachroof, a new cockpit and new standing rigging in 2015. She is now a very eye catching and smart yacht in sound structural condition, proven and a cruise to Brittany in the summer of 2016.
Length on deck 32’6” + 12’ bowsprit
Length waterline 32’
Thames Tonnage 11TM
Planked in 1.25″ Pitch Pine and larch on sawn oak frames, all iron or galvanised nail fastened.
Solid straight laid Iroko deck on oak deck beams.
Varnished mahogany coachroof coamings. Whole superstructure was replaced new in 2015 including coamings and coach roof deck.
Deep cockpit all recently rebuilt.
Gaff cutter rig on keel stepped solid varnished mast. Varnished boom, gaff and bowsprit.
Galvanised wire standing rigging all new in 2015.
Running rigging replaced as necessary.
Tan terylene sails all in good condition.
Yanmar 3YM30 3cyl diesel. Offset to port with fixed 3 blade propeller. 5 knots cruising speed, 6.5kts max.
New 55l plastic fuel tank.
4 berths including a double forward to port and two saloon settee berths.
Interior largely rebuilt in present ownership.
Galley with Taylors paraffin stove and stainless sink.
Heads compartment in the forepeak with a Blakes Victory sea toilet.
Full specification and details available upon request
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