Classic Nelson 34 launch originally moulded by Tylers for the Admiralty, then sold to a private owner who completed her to a high standard. She was based in Cowes for many years then latterly on the East Coast. She is now based in Plymouth where she will be afloat until 30th September, then ashore for the winter.
"French Franks" has been the subject of continuous update and improvement including new engines, shafts and props in 2006, full osmosis treatment including rebuilding the rudders also in 2006, more recently all the windows have been removed, refurbished and refitted.
Regular servicing with the latest service September 2016
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Hydraulic steering with mechanical emergency tiller
Full epoxy treatment 2006
New rudders and stern gear 2006
New engines 2006 with 280 Hrs
Windows removed, refurbished and resealed 2015
Part 1 registered from new
Accommodation layout and details
2 en suite cabins
The Nelson 34 is a comfortable cruiser for a couple and occasional guests, sleeping 4 in 2 cabins, both with heads;
Fwd cabin with V berth and infill (double) storage cupboards and drop down chart table / desk, en suite head with Jabsco sea toilet
Aft cabin / saloon with dinette arrangement aft that converts to a double berth, Seats 4 in comfort and panoramic views from the windows.
Linear galley to port with 2 burner cooker with grill and oven, large fridge, ss sink with H/C water, worktop with SS insert for cooker, mug rack and lots of storage.
Head with Jabsco seatoilet, sink with H/C water, seperate shower unit with teak grating, solar vent.
The Wheelhouse / cockpit is central in the boat with adjustable Helmsman and crew seats, 2 further jump seats, desk area to port, controls to starboard, 2 fans, hot air demister, open area with access to the side decks with storm boards.
Externally there a high guardrails around the boat, with central and rear rail gates, access all around the boat, SS davits aft (not fitted) and foredeck with windlass and substantial cleats.
Gearboxes completely refurbished by Mermaid in conjunction with new engines
3 blade propellors
280 Hrs total (70 Hrs in this ownership)
Calorifier (engine and immersion)
Ardic 432 DL heating system (serviced 2015)
12V DC system
1 engine battery
2 domestic batteries (2015)
1 fridge battery (2015)
Alternator on each engine
240 V AC shorepower system
240 V Sterling battery charger
240 V outlets
4 Fuel tanks - 682L (150G) Total
2 water tanks - 173L (38G) Total
Lofrans Royal anchor windlass and gypsy (manual)
CQR anchor and chain
Brittany kedge anchor with chain and warp
Outboard motor bracket
SS Davits (not currently fitted)
Seiwa Explorer 3 multifunction chartplotter / GPS / AIS
Seiwa 2 KW radome
NASA Clipper compass, log and depth displays
Northstar explorer 710 DCS VHF radio
Nasa Target navtex unit (not working)
Ritchie steering compass
Hand bearing compass
Clock and barometer
Anchor ball day shape
3 Manual bilge pumps
Lifebuoy and light
Fenders and warps
Storm boards for cockpit
Bilge pump handles
Wheelhouse window covers
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.