Built in circa 1925 to a William Hand's design Raised Deck Cruiser. "GADFLY" is a classic design of the twenties by the noted designer. She is a modified vee with skeg hull form built with wood plank on frame construction. The yacht was restored in circa 1998 and over the last ten years maintained by a leading New England shipyard and knowledgeable shipwright. She has reportedly earned the following acclaims:
1989 Mystic Seaport Antique Rendezvous - "Best Restoration by Owner"
1990 Merrimac River parade of boats - “Best Vintage Yacht”
1992 Boston Antique & Classic Boat Show - "Best Powerboat"
1999 1000 Island Chapter Antique & Classic Boat Society - "Best Presentation"
1999 Hudson Valley Chapter Antique & Classic Boat Society - “Skippers Choice "
Please contact Bob Jarrett, CPYB at 860-460-4985
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Designer: William Hand
Hull Shape: Modified Vee
LOA: 27 ft 6 in
Beam: 8 ft 4 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 0 in
Displacement: 7600 lbs
Dry Weight: 7600 lbs
Number of single berths: 1
Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 1
Seating Capacity: 2
Cabin & Accommodations
Sleeping accommodations for two in bunks or double bed configuration with table-fill combination.
Mahogany, oak and white painted ceiling board decor
Stowage under bunks
Stowage under galley and sink
Electrical panel and battery switch
Batteries (2) under galley area with charger
12v DC Lighting
AC breaker and GA type service outlet
H/C pressure water 25 gal.tank
Galley w/ sink
Propane camp stove
Electric flush head w/ 22 gal. holding tank
Deck pump out and macerator pump for overboard discharge
Access panel to front of engine room
Access panel to plumbing
Water heater forward in bow vee storage
PILOTHOUSE & HELM
Steering and control console - Edson cable type with bronze quadrant
Original Bronze spoked wheel
Emergency manual tiller
Engine box access
Bilge hatches and stowage access in Lazarette
Transom Seat with cushions of weather-proof marine fabric
Side curtains make the entire cockpit and bridge deck into a camp cabin
Navigation & Safety: Operation of the electronics is not proven at the time of the listing.
Knot meter / Log / Depth sounder
Halon system and fire extinguisher
Deck Painted plywood over deck beamsCast Bronze hardware Danforth 13-s anchor in chocks with 200 ft of 5/8 nylon rode Signal mast
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. The vessel has been out of service for a number of years and the operation of listed electronics, engine and systems is not proven at the time of listing. 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.
Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing.