1904 Traditional Looe Lugger
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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Liskeard, Cornwall, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Last Listed Price:
- £ 40,000 (US$ 53,068)
In 111 years this boat has had only four owners. She fished until 1976, pilchard drifting and longlining out of Mevagissey, and was then sold to a Frenchman for cruising. The present owners bought her from him in 2005 and carried out a major rebuild and refit, since when they have cruised her extensively. New wheelhouse 2017.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Frazier of Mevagissey
Designer: Frazier of Mevagissey
LOA: 38 ft 0 in
Beam: 5 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 38 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 5 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 11 ft 7 in
Total Power: 60 HP
Engine Brand: Ford
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 60 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Maximum Speed: 7 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Plastic (40)
Fuel Tanks: 1 Plastic (40)
Number of single berths: 5
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Wooden Ships Comments
This boat has had only 4 owners in her lifetime. She worked pilchard drifting and long-lining out of Mevagissey until 1976 and was then bought by a Frenchman for cruising. He sold her to the present owners in 2005 who gave her a big refit and rebuild and have since cruised her extensively. They have cruised the French coasts and the Med.
Carvel pitch pine planking above the waterline, bottom 3 planks below in elm as is traditional, approx 1 1/4″ thick.
Sheer strake in 1 ½” oak with oak capping.
Sawn oak frames, size 4” at 16” spacing. Galvanised iron nail fastened. 3 tons internal iron ballast.
Marine ply, overlaid with scrubbed pine planks. Tiller steering, which is the original wrought iron.
1” ply coach-roof coamings. ½” painted ply coachroof deck.
The whole structure is epoxy treated and painted.
2 masted Lugger
Deck stepped varnished timber masts, yards and outriggers.
Stainless steel and galvanised standing rigging, 2 yrs old.
Mainsail by Jimmy Lawrence. 8 yrs old in very good conditionl.
Mizzen and roller furling jib, Chris Rees, 6 yrs old, very good condition.
Ford 60hp, 4 cylinder. PRM 2:1 gearbox. Centreline 3 blade propeller.
Cruising speed 5 kts, max 7 kts.
Engine serviced and maintained regularly and in good order.
4 x 12v in 2 banks with changeover switch, located in engine room. Shore power. Battery charger.
Fuel – 40 gals in a plastic tank, aft end of engine room.
Water – 2 x plastic water tanks, total 80 gals.
Berths – 5
Forecabin with 2 single berths port and stbd.
Settee berths port and stbd
Pilot berth stbd
Diesel cabin heater
The heads compartment is fully sheathed in glass and GRP resin to make it a totally water-tight compartment keeping the fresh water away from the hull structure
Electric sea toilet.
Basin with shower attachment. HW heated by the engine calorifier or shore power.
Gimballed Gas cooker, 2 burner grill and oven.
SS sink, pumps overboard
Pressure hot water system, heated off engine or 240v shore power..
Garmin echo sounder
4 man liferaft, serviced until 2017
Horseshoe lifebuoy with lights
2 fire extinguishers
Large 12 volt pump on manual switch.
2 x Fishermans anchor
42 fathoms 25mm warp
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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