A successful Stephen Jones half ton racing yacht, customised for IRC, which is currently ashore but is ready to race for this season. Her 2012 IRC handicap was 0.929.
Viewing by prior appointment only through the Essex Office on (01621) 785600
6 berths in total with two settee berths and two pipecots in the saloon and two pipecots aft. Max. 5' 6" standing headroom. Porta Potti toilet forward. Galley to port with stainless steel sink and single burner. Blue patterned upholstery.
Fractional rigged bermudan sloop. Keel stepped Selden silver anodised aluminium double in-line spreader mast (new 1999) with running backstays. Proctor boom. Carbon spinnaker pole. Slab reefing mainsail. Headfoil with twin luff groove system. 2 x Lewmar 40 two-speed sheet winches. 2 x Lewmar 16 halyard winches. 2 x Lewmar 30 runner winches.
Designed by Stephen Jones for the 1986 Half Ton Cup, and built by her first
owner, Howard Sellars. GRP/kevlar/epoxy/foam sandwich construction (the hull was epoxied in 2011). Yellow/cream coloured hull and light grey painted non-slip decks. Lead fin keel with 70kg lead ballast blocks in bilge. Tiller steering to spade hung rudder. Self draining cockpit.
Modified in the stern to a Jones design (when she was rechristened ’Sorceress’) for a later Half Ton Cup. Further modifications, including removal of ’frog eye’ bumps at the forward station in 1990. Hull in way of keel rebuilt in heavier lay-up by Reg White Ltd. under surveyors supervision following some damage.
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