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Senility is a 22' Friendship Sloop originally built by Chuck Collins of Bass River Boat Works in Massachusetts in 1976 from the Passamaquoddy mold. From 2017-2019 her current owner totally refurbished her. She is a fiberglass hull with a fiberglass deck assembly with molded-in non-skid, and new varnished spruce spars with a reconditioned diesel engine. Her cabin houses a portable head with storage compartments. Her classic gaff rig, clipper bow, and sheer are not only graceful but provide stability for sailing with family and friends or solo. If you are in the market for a small classic coastal sloop in Bristol condition, this Friendship is well worth your consideration!
Senility (formerly Angelus), Sail No. 153, was built by Chuck Collins of the Bass River Boat Works in Massachusetts with a fiberglass hull and deck assembly. 2000 lbs interior lead ballast. Exterior teak trim has been recently stripped and varnished. In 2017 her current owner enlarged the cockpit and painted her topsides dark green with red bottom paint.
1992 Beta Marine 12 1/2 HP diesel engine recently refurbished with new propeller shaft, cutlass bearing, and Edson International worm gear (at a cost of $18,000+) Hours on the motor are estimated at less than 200. Raycor filter. Wheel steering with varnished teak binnacle housing compass, throttle, engine gauges. 2-blade bronze propeller.
Fuel: 10 gals in two 5-gal. plastic tanks.
Two new 12V gel batteries are located in the engine compartment. The Guest dual bank charger is in the cabin on the bulkhead along with the new circuit breaker panel and main battery and bilge switches. New depth and speed indicators. 110v shore power connection in the cockpit.
The new mast, boom, and gaff are Sitka spruce, 2018-19. Staysail boom and bowsprit are also spruce. All spars are varnished.
Main sail and new jib with new roller furling. The main sail halyards lead back to the cockpit for raising and lowering with a cabintop winch.
New canvas covers for main sail, wheel, and pedestal, and new canvas mast boot and seat cushions.
Stainless steel standing rigging, cast bronze fittings at the ends of the bowsprit and mast. Ports and bowsprit stays are bronze. Chain plates are galvanized steel. Deck hardware is bronze. Deadeyes and blocks are lignum vitae. Custom gallows frame for boom.
In the peak of the cabin forward of the mast is the anchor rope area. Aft and around mast is space for stowage with outboard shelves, port and starboard. A portable head is next aft, center line. To port is a single 5' locker with cushion and storage below. On the starboard side are built-in lockers. Two opening bronze ports. 5' headroom.
Up in the cockpit through the louvered companionway teak doors and slide is seating for 4-6 on new cushions. The compass is on the custom binnacle. The teak helm seat provides access to the steering mechanism and a holder for an air horn. The cockpit sole hatch provides access to the engine. The boom rests on the custom gallows frame aft. Side decks to bow with cabintop handrails and mooring bit on the foredeck.
4" Compass mounted on cockpit binnacle
Yachtsman Anchor mounted on bow with 5' chain, rode
1 Fire Extinguisher
Fenders, dock lines, PFDs