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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Devon, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 48,000 (US$ 59,813)
Built in 1981 by a Cornish boat builder on the lines of the much acclaimed Laurent Giles 38, the forerunner to the Bowman 40. Immensely strong hull built of Iroko strip plank with closely spaced steamed timbers, she will survive any weather in comfort and style. She is the ideal short handed cruising yacht with a bermudan cutter rig, comfortable cockpit, and a nicely appointed interior. A very well equipped yacht with everything needed for extended cruising in sound and solid condition
Wooden Ships International Yacht Brokerage
Contact: Richard Gregson. 01803 833899/07886 081657
Please contact Richard Gregson at +44 (0)1803 833899
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Designer: Laurent Giles
Beam: 11 ft 0 in
LWL: 29 ft 10 in
Length on Deck: 38 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Total Power: 36 HP
Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: MD17
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: Folding propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 36 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 7 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Stainless steel (25)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Stainless steel (45)
Number of single berths: 3
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Depthsounder - Stowe
Radar - Raymarine R10
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Tender - Zodiac
Total Liferaft Capacity: 4
Built in 1981 by a Cornish boat builder to a Laurent Giles design. Built as an out and out blue water cruising yacht, she is immensely strong and capable with all the features expected of a solid ocean going cruising boat. She has cruised extensively around the Mediterranean in a long previous ownership and has proved herself time and again.
20 examples were built in GRP to great acclaim and as the forerunner to the Bowman 40, were known as superb offshore boats, fast and capable and much admired.
Built of top quality materials she appears to be in excellent structural condition and would be the boat of choice for anyone looking to sail short handed in comfort and safety.
Comfortable interior with 5 berths including a double forward, she has masses of storage capability below decks and full headroom throughout. Large chart desk and a well appointed galley.
This really is a very special yacht and has the feel of a proper boat when aboard her. With a very full inventory, good sails and most of the equipment required for offshore cruising she is ready to sail away on her next adventure.
Built of 30mm strip plank edge glued Iroko with resorcinol glue and through fastened with silicone bronze nails.
Steamed oak timbers at 8" centres all copper rivet fastened
Massive beam shelf and stringers give enormous rigidity.
External lead ballast keel with bronze keel bolts
Deck 2 layers of 10mm Brunzeel plywood sheathed externally and finished with Treadmaster
Bermudan cutter rig on a deck stepped alloy mast
Alloy slab reefing boom and alloy spinnaker pole
Stainless steel standing rigging to external chain plates
Large sail wardrobe including storm and down wind sails.
Two pairs of Andersen Sheet winches in the cockpit.
4 winches at the mast for halyards and reefing lines.
ProFurl roller furling headsail
Volvo MD17 3cyl fresh water cooled marine diesel.
Centreline shaft with Brunton varifold propeller.
200 litre stainless fuel tank.
2 x 125ah batteries charged from engine alternator.
Mains Sterling charger and Rutland 913 wind indicator plus solar panels
230 litres of water in 4 tanks.
5 berths in total. Quarter berth, 2 saloon settee berths and a double in the forward cabin.
Nicely finished and spacious cabin with white painted panels and varnished trim.
Galley in aft port corner with Taylors 043 gas stove, stainless sink and ample storage.
Large chart desk to starboard with drawers beneath and quarter berth aft of it.
Centreline dropleaf table with port and starboard settee berths. Large storage lockers behind the berths and shelves above.
Reflex diesel cabin heater on the forward bulkhead.
Starboard doorway going forward with heads compartment to port and large hanging locker to starboard. Heads has a Jabsco sea toilet and hand basin with hot and cold pressurised water.
Forward cabin with two singles or a double berth plus storage.
Full specification and details available upon request
These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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