Designed by J Francis Jones as a Guernsey pilot cutter and later rigged as a bermudan cutter. She is very substantially built and an excellent sea boat. 3 full length + 2 child berths. Yanmar 27hp diesel. She has had extensive professional re-fitting in the last 5 yrs.
Contact: Richard Gregson. 012803 833899. 07886 081657
Wooden Ships Comments
Designed by J Francis Jones as a Guernsey Pilot Cutter and of heavy construction, she was originally a motor vessel but was ballasted to allow for a working sail rig. Subsequently converted to a Bermudan cutter. She is a very good sea boat and has had a lot of professional work in the last 5 yrs including new seacocks, standing and running rigging, garboards recaulked, new rudder.
Carvel 1” mahogany planking on bent oak frames 11/2” x 7/8” at 6” spacings. Copper fastened. Wood and steel floors, iron keel bolts. Long iron keel. New Oak/iroko rudder 2011. Garboards and hull re-caulked where necessary, hull scraped back and repainted and antifouled. 2011. Antifoul and bootline re-done 2014.
Decks and Cockpit
Solid teak deck, Coelan coated, but teak on ply on side decks by the cockpit. Tiller steering. Stainless steel deck fittings.
Mahogany coachroof coamings, varnished. Teak coachroof deck canvas covered and painted. . Forehatch resealed and stripped and re-varnshed 2014.
Coachroof, cockpit coamings and toe rail cappings revarnished 2012.
Deck stepped anodised aluminium mast. Wooden boom, roller reefing. 8’ wooden bowsprit.
SS standing rigging, rigging screws and terminals. External SS chainplates.
Twin standing backstays. Running backstays.
Mast winches: Mainsail, Jib and Foresail wire tensioner. 2 x cockpit jib winches.
Rigging, lights and wiring all overhauled 2012 by Atlantic rigging.
Mainsail, roller furling jib, staysail.
Yanmar 27hp 3 cyl diesel. Centreline 3 blade propeller. Cruising speed 6.5 kts. Max 7.5 kts.
Full service July ’14, New seawater pump. New impeller 2012.
2 x 110ah batteries, 1 new 2013
Fuel: SS tank under pilot berth. 40 litres.
Water: Copper tank, 40 litres.
Berths 3 Full length. 2 short berths in forecabin. Headroom 6’ in main cabin and heads. 5’ in forecabin.
Chain locker in forepeak. Aft of this is Baby Blake heads and washbasin. Opening hatch over.
Hanging locker to port. Aft again, 2 short berths.
2 x full length settee berths. Folding table between, surrounding the mast support. Aft port is the galley with Plastimo 2 burner, grill and oven. SS basin and tap.
Pilot/quarter berth to stbd, navigation instruments over and a moveable stowable chart table.
Taylor’s paraffin diesel heater.
Garmin 100 Fish Finder mounted on top of coachhouse under sprayhood
Raytheon T5500 autopilot, 12v with remote.
Garmin GPS Map 215/225
4 x foam fire extinguishers
Danforth anchor 30lb
Manual windlass stripped and cleaned by Atlantic rigging 2012.
60m galvanised chain 3/8”
SS framed sprayhood