Used yacht for sale. Vertue 25 for sale. Replacement Yanmar engine 1993(150 hours). Completed an external refit recently. New unused marine head. Retractable bowsprit. Professional resin finish to oak decks. New standing rigging 2013. Yanmar marine diesel. Many yard updates while in this single ownership. Super little ship with lots character. Mentioned in the Book of Vertue, built in Australia.. Now afloat and ready for 2016 season. Offers invited by vendor.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 25 ft 4 in
Beam: 8 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 6 in
Number of single berths: 4
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Seating Capacity: 4
external refit Aug 2015.
Single carvel wooden displacement hull
Vertue, 25ft Gaff Cutter rig, Laurent Giles
No. of engines:
Yanmar GM10, 1993
Length over all:
A single large cabin below with galley portside of engine box and companionway.
galley sink and spirit double burner. Stbd is a chart table with batteries stowed beneath.
Spirit heater in a protected area.
Opposing settee berths, cupboards and shelving above and below. Doors to separate off the fore peak, used for comprehensive stowage, all the sails and dry goods, hanging locker.
Centrally under a fore deck hatch is a new sea toilet(unused). There is also a pipecot under all the gear.
Upholstery woollen fabric on the settee berths (a little tired), varnished wood trim, deck beams etc and white painted out.
Headroom 5ft 9ins.
Rigging & Sails
Headsail Reefing: Wykham Martin furling Mainsail Reefing Laced gaff with slab reefing.
New standing rigging 2013, Rig Manufacturer: TS Rigging Ltd
Rig Type: Gaff Cutter Running Rigging Material: synthetic Standing Rigging Material: stainless steel (2013) Sail Wardrobe: All Keith Brown, N.S.W Australia. Main sail. Tan 214 sq ft. Stay sail. Valletted 2011 unused since . jib (Yankee). 77 sqft. Topsail. Tan 58 sqft. Spinnaker. Nylon Blue. good. All dacron, All good. Total area 405 sqft.
All electrics professionally replaced.
Instrumentation includes Echo Pilot forward-looking sonar.
New solar panel and regulator (unfitted). 3x compasses,
1x electric and manual bilge pumps.
Bronze Wykham-Martin No 2 furling gear and bronze navigation lights,(port, starboard and stern); in addition to usual topmast tricolour. Hasler windvane (dismantled).
Hull, Deck, Safety & Canvas
Anchors: 1xCQR 35lb, 1xDanforth 27lb; Winch:
Manual Gypsy with 150ft+ 5/16th chain.
Also 4 new & unused mooring lines and 2x lifelines.
New & unfitted rigid plastic 40 ltr fresh water container designed to fit under cockpit.
Set of flags. Many other items for rigging and engine maintenance.
laid deck is Australian white oak.
hull Phillipine mahogany 7/8" planks.
Laurent Giles design, Vertue 7.7m Gaff rig, with a retractable bowsprit. Hull "V140" was built in Australia by C.Larrewyn in 1973, launched 1974. Commissioned and rigged as a gaffer. Present ownership for over 20 years. She was shipped over in 1997. Hull carvel planked full lengths of Philippines Mahogany, decks are laid beech, epoxy resin'd and painted, hard wood frames.
All her interior has been well fitted out by a cabinet maker and is original layout. In recent years she has been re-rigged, new leathering, new blocks etc. Her sails are of Tan Dacron, all made in Australia by Keith Brown, she carries a Topsail too. Since being brought to the UK the sails have been professionally valeted and annually safely dry stored.
There is a fully fitted spray screen with a zip up canopy, which fits over the whole cockpit. Tiller steered. Solar panel, wind vane steering gear, all new electrics. small paraffin cabin heater and two ring burner hob.
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