Southend-On-Sea Essex UK
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Presenting an extraordinary sailing vessel paired with a thriving charter business since 2005. With its solid construction and striking three-masted British gaff schooner design, this vessel has garnered a remarkable reputation across Europe. Offering captivating adult adventure and sail training experiences, it has even participated in renowned events like the Tall Ships Races. Designed for long-distance offshore sailing, this vessel seamlessly combines functionality and comfort. Its spacious interior provides a welcoming haven, while well-appointed amenities ensure a pleasurable journey. The sale includes invaluable assets such as fully operational websites, vibrant social media accounts, and a well-curated mailing list, offering great potential for continued success. Located in Essex, UK, the vessel eagerly awaits viewings. However, due to its immense popularity, it is fully booked for the upcoming summer 2022 sailing season in the UK. Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to own a serious sea-going vessel coupled with a thriving charter business. Contact us now to explore the boundless possibilities with this magnificent sailing vessel. Our team is available to provide additional information and assist with arranging viewings. Embrace the adventure and become the new owner of this remarkable vessel and prosperous charter business.
|John Shores & Su Fawkes
|72ft Three Mast Gaff Schooner
|No. of engines:
|8 Litres Per Hour
|Length over all:
|Holding tank capacity:
Double Berths: 3
Single Berths: 5
Saloon with gas hob (on deck stowage for 5 x 19kg propane bottles)
Solid fuel stove and oven
Saloon table to seat 10
Owners Cabin (could easily be converted into 2 single cabins)
Large underfloor secure stowage
See the Accommodation plan.
Designer – John Shores
Builder – John Shores & Su Fawkes
Underwater Profile – Full Keel
Rigging Type: Gaff Rig
Construction type: Steel
LOA: 71.7 ft
Beam: 13.9 ft
Draft (max): 6.9 ft
Total Length including bow sprit: 78ft
Half round keel bottom – 12mm Steel
Keel sides and bottom plating - 10mm Steel
Hull Sides – 7mm Steel
Above sheer tube and deck – 5mm
Epoxy coated below the waterline
Hull Portlights 12mm AR Polycarbonate
Ballast in keel
Plans copyright John Shores
300lb CQR, Swivel end forerunner, 270ft/ 3 shackles ¾ “ stud link
150lb Kedge CQR, hydraulic/manual winch ( via electromagnetic clutch on the main engine)
Photos show winch before hydraulic conversion.
Radar – Raymarine RL80C x 1 below
Raymarine Elements 12s Chart Plotter on deck
Echo Sounder x 2 – Transducers on different sides of the boat.
2 x VHF – on deck standard horizon GX2000E, Navtex Nasa Marine By Chart Table
AIS – Reciever Nasa Marine
AIS – Transmitter Class B Digital Yacht
SSB ICOM ICM801E
Wind Speed – Nasa
Walker Cherub Log
Furuno Weather Fax/NavTex by the chart table
Navigation Lights: LOPO Light LED Port, Starboard, Anchor and Stern
Aqua Signal Filament bulb 20m+ for Port, Starboard, Steaming and Stern NUC
Full service record
Annual services plus interval servicing
PRM 750 Gearbox – Full service record
Generator – Westerbeke 5.7 kva 184 hrs, full service record
High-quality traditional hand-spliced and leathered rig
6x7 16mm lowers
6x7 12mm topmasts, hand spliced, seized, leathered ect.
Tan Sails in clipper fabric – Gaff foresail, mainsail, mizzen, staysail and storm jib.
White sails in polyester – Big jib, working jib, 2 x fishermans topsails and large light weather fisherman
Ropes all synthetic mostly braid on braid
All sails can be handles from on deck.
12v on board power
240v Shore power system
House bank 440ah – New 2019
8 x Trojan 6v T105 D Charged from dedicated 130A Alternator.
Engine start 2 x 12v
Sterling Pro alternator controller, link monitor
Victron 80 amp battery charger
Sterling pure sine wave inverter 24-240v
Spotlight 24v Trailing Lead
12 x auto-inflate life-jackets with clip lines
10 x immersion/survival suits
Flares to MCA Category 1
MCA Category 1/2 medical kit
12 x DTI Lifejackets
Fire Extinguishers beyond MCA Category 1
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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