Centre cockpit with aft cabin, ketch rig, great family cruising boat, 6 berths in 3 cabins, in mast furling mainsail and also furling mizzen for really easy sail handling, BMC Captain 32hp diesel, gas heating and hot water.
Built in 1980 and launched in 1981. GRP construction with light blue topsides and white superstructure, centre cockpit with wheel steering, aft cabin, saloon and forward cabin, Bermudan ketch rig, triple keel with keel hung rudder, 6 berths in 3 cabins with around 6ft standing headroom.
Max Draft: 3
In mast reefing system with furling mainsail. In mast furling mizzen. Genoa roller reefing system with Furling No 1 Genoa. No 2 Genoa. All lines led aft to cockpit. Gold anodised alloy masts and booms with stainless steel standing rigging.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, wheelhouse, spraydodgers, cockpit cover, cockpit cushions, boarding ladder, wheel, whisker pole, 2 sheet winches, halyard winch, outboard bracket on pushpit, CQR anchor with 50m of chain, manual anchor windlass, Danforth kedge anchor, various mooring warps and fenders.
BMC Captain approx 32 HP inboard diesel engine with freshwater heat exchanger. 40 gallon fuel tank with a consumption per hour of around 1/3 of a gallon at a cruising speed of about 6 knots. Shaft drive to 3 blade fixed propeller. Alternator charging to 2 x 108 amp/hr 12 volt batteries.
2 compasses, echo sounder, Swiftech VHF radio, FM/AM radio, wheel pilot, radar reflector, clock and barometer, navigation light, steaming light and tri colour masthead light.
lifebuoys, distress flares, 5 fire extinguishers, fire blanket, gas detector, smoke detector, electric bilge pump.
She is equipped with heating and 240 volt ringmain with shore supply. Batteries are trickle charged via solar panels & windvane and she has a Sterling smart charter.. Her galley has a gas cooker with 2 burners, oven and grill, refrigerator, various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, pressurised hot and cold water supply to the sink is from a 40 gallon fixed water tank. Hot water is via a gas water heater. Her separate heads compartment has a marine toilet. Blue upholstery with curtains and carpets. TV with and omnidirectional aerial.
Purchased by her current owner in August 2009 through ourselves and berthed at Tollesbury Marina for the past 20 years, "Mizpah" is a lovely example of these sturdy motor sailers. She has the cockpit wheelhouse and aft cabin, a good array of cruising gear including both furling mainsail and furling mizzen and a good selection of electronics. Overall an excellent family boat.