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A sturdy twin keel motorsailer from Westerly with dual steering from the wheelhouse and aft
cockpit. Accommodation for 4 to 7. Sloop rig with in-mast mainsail furling. Includes bow
thruster and diesel generator.
Designed by Laurent Giles and built in 1981 by Westerly Marine Construction, “Tardyss” is number
4 of 42 built between 1980 and 1984. UK VAT paid. Unused in last two years, owner reports easily
handled under sail and manoeuvrable. Version 4.
White GRP hull, epoxy coated below w/l in the past, blue style line.
Teak rubbing strake with s/s protection band.
External cast iron twin keels.
Skeg supported rudder, rod/cable linked wheel steering from wheelhouse /cockpit.
White GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit.
Grey Treadmaster non-slip panels on deck and coachroof.
Treadmaster on cockpit seats, Stern helm seat. Teak cockpit sole grating.
Varnished teak internal joinery with carpeted cabin soles.
Perkins Sabre M65 4 cylinder 65hp diesel engine.
Fitted beneath saloon floor with easy access.
Closed circuit cooling with wet exhaust.
Reversing reduction gearbox with shaft driven 4 bladed propeller.
Stripper rope cutter.
Engine hours 1445 (2016)
Bow thruster with dual controls.
4 to 7 berths (see plan).
Teak internal joinery.
Patterned fabric upholstery throughout. Curtains. Vinyl helm seat.
Hot & cold pressurised water system heated by engine & 240v immersion.
Diesel fired hot air heating system
Kenwood stereo radio CD player with speakers below.
Forward cabin - ‘V’ berth with infill and storage under berth. Hanging locker.
Forward heads compartment – to port with s/steel washbasin, pull out mixer/shower
head. Teak shower grating with discharge pump.J absco manual sea toilet piped to sea
or fitted holding tank.
Starboard cabin – double berth extending under wheelhouse floor.
Galley – C shaped to port with plenty of storage. S/s sink with h & c water supply.
Nelson two burner gas cooker with oven and grill, front opening Weaco 12v fridge.
Panasonic 240v microwave. 240v electric heater. Steps up to:-
Internal helm to starboard – helm seat, steering wheel and engine control,
Saloon – L shaped seat to port, bench seat to starboard with berth outboard (can
convert to double berth). Fixed off-centre walnut finished table with folding leaves.
Navigation table – step down aft of saloon to port with outboard facing chart table.
Chart storage, drawers, switch panel and instruments.
Aft berth - behind chart table. Single quarter berth, owner uses for storage and
Plastimo binnacle helmsman’s compass
Stowe log and repeater
Stowe windspeed / direction
Lowrance Global Nav II A GPS- operation unknown
ICOM M501 VHF & DSC controller
Raymarine ST6002 autopilot
ICS Nav 6 Navtex
Deck stepped masthead sloop
Silver alloy single spreader mast with TAB behind mast mainsail furling system.
Silver alloy boom.
Fitted mast steps.
Telescopic spinnaker pole.
Roller headsail furling gear.
1 x 19 s/steel wire standing rigging – believed replaced 2010
Removable inner forestay. Twin backstays, one insulated.
Furling controls led aft to cockpit clutches.
Mainsheet track and traveller forward of companionway
Alloy genoa tracks with twin roller cars.
2 x Andersen 46 ST Genoa winches
1 x Lewmar 14 ST and 1 x 16 halyard/reef winches
Lewmar wire headsail furling line winch in cockpit
Lewmar wire main halyard winch at mast + Lewmar 16
Furling Mainsail – owner reports in good working order
Furling Genoa – new sacrificial strip required
Hank -on Storm Jib and No 2 Jib – not been taken out of bag.
Cruising Chute with snuffer
12 volt system – 1 140ah x engine, 2 x 200ah domestic batteries
Charging via engine alternator.
12v lighting interior lighting.
Bow, stern, steaming, and masthead tri-white navigation lights.
2 x windscreen wipers with wash supply.
240 volt system - Shore power cable, socket, RCB, outlets below, immersion heater in
20amp battery charger
Fischer Panda diesel generator in “clam” case.
Fuel: Approx’ 227 litres in steel tank.
Freshwater: Approx’ 380 litres in two stainless steel tanks
Hot water: Approx’40 litresheated by engine andimmersion heater.
Holding tank: Approx’ 40 litres
Practical deck layout with wide side decks and deep aft cockpit.
S/s pulpit, pushpit with gate to P & S, guardwires, alloy stanchions.
Double bow roller with Delta anchor and chain.
Lofrans Tigress 1200w electric anchor windlass and draining chain locker.
Bow, stern and spring mooring cleats plus s/s Sampson post forward.
Grey Treadmaster deck and coachroof non-slip surfaces.
Teak coachroof and wheelhouse roof grab handles.
Boat hooks with deck chocks
5 x Opening deck hatches
Liferaft stowage bracket
Instrument snood above companionway with s/s protection frame & cover.
Blue folding Sprayhood with s/s grab rail
Cockpit dodgers. 2 x rope tidy bags.
Wooden / canvas deck hatch covers
Transom mounted folding swim ladder
Outboard stowage bracket
S/s steel davits
Stern s/s arch
Deep cockpit with cave locker to starboard
Central swivelling helm seat and removable floor, quarter seats.
Teak cockpit sole grating
Steering pedestal with folding cockpit table
Mariner outboard engine (no dinghy as lost)
Mooring warps and fenders.
Cannister packed liferaft – Service possibly required.
Firdell Blipper radar reflector on mast.
Manual and man/auto electric bilge pumps.
Wire sidedeck jackstays.
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment. Photographs may show equipment not included in any sale.