10m Gaff Cutter North Quay Marine, 2002


Price Details

Price: £47,500 GBP
Location: Medway Yacht Club, nr Rochester, Kent GB
Make: North Quay Marine, Conyer, Kent
Year: 2002
Condition: Excellent, well maintained
Category: Sail
Class: Racers and Cruisers
Keel Type: Long keel with Centreboard


30ft Traditional styled gaffer with inboard engine Present owners commissioned her design and build by the late Ted Spears on North Quay Marine, Conyer, Kent. in 2002.

RCD design category “B” Offshore. At 10 years old, 2012 she underwent an extensive refit and service, by her original builders. She was built to the exacting specifications of her owners.

Full Gaff Cutter rig, 28hp Beta Marine diesel engine, strip planked construction of. Western Red Cedar, epoxy sheathed. Long keel with centreboard, straight stem and bowsprit.

She has sailed almost 14,000 miles cruising the East Coast and near Continent. During their 18 year ownership the owners have made modifications to her details for their own comfort and convenience whilst long term cruising. She can by self sufficient vessel creating her own power requirements. She has been meticulously maintained and looks as good now as she did when new.

Sailed all year round. October 2019 she has now moved onto her Winter mooring  afloat in Chatham Maritime Marina, Medway, ME4 4LP

Due to health reasons the owners are now forced to sell this very special “Little Ship”


Nominal Length: 9.20m
Length Overall: 11.8m
Length Of Deck: 9.2m
Length At Water Line: 8.9m


Beam: 3.05m
Max Draft: 1.95m  with centreplate
Keel Up: 0.90m

Air Draft: 12.40m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 90ltrs ( 2 x 45ltrs tanks)
Holding Tank Capacity: 214ltrs
Water Tank Capacity: 342ltrs ( 2 x 171ltrs tanks)
Displacement: 6tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 knots    Hull speed: 7knots
Engine Power: 28hp
Number of Engines: 1


Passenger Capacity: 4

Berths: 4
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1


Builders: North Quay Marine   Designer: Ted Spears
Boat Name: Lazy Wind

Hull Design: A displacement hull, strip planked and epoxied with long keel & centreplate


Engine Description: Beta Marine BD1005 3 cylinder, 28hp marine diesel engine. Flexibly mounted. Sited under companionway steps, electric start.
Stainless steel shaft, raw water cooled with heat exchanger.
Feathering triple bladed propeller.
Spare Triple bladed bronze propeller. Single lever controlled.
Control panel, ignition in cockpit.
2 x plastic fuel tanks of 45 litre capacity.
Annually serviced. last 27th July 2019.


Western Red Cedar tongue and grooved strips epoxied together, fastened with stainless steel (A4) solid copper or silicon bronze fastenings. Sheathed both internally and externally. Hull is stiffened with an Iroko hog and stem. Laminated mahogany ring frames beam shelf and carlin is of Douglas fir.
A solid Iroko transom. All the internal furniture is mahogany faced marine plywood.
The deck is 18mm marine plywood laminated in two layers sheathed and painted with non slip deck paint.grey in colour. Teak toe rail and rubbing bands.
An open deep aft self draining cockpit. Teak slatted cockpit sole.
A fixed external encapsulated lead ballast keel 1.5tonnes. 200kgs internal trimming ballast. Through the wooden keel a galvanised steel centreplate, winch controlled from the centreboard casing, swings from a steel pin.  Rudder, tiller and skeg.
Extended keel aft to support the rudder and gives protection from snagging ropes and grounding.
Fully coded and a certified build. All design drawings and paperwork retained. Owners Manual.


Sliding hatch over companionway, lift out washboards, she has additional acrylic washboard which provide more light into the cabin when moored.
Companionway ladder descends into the saloon.  A very light and airy well kept and clean environment. Good standing headroom. Either side of companionway on port aft, is the shower compartment with stowage for wet weather gear.

Starboard are the “Heads” with sink and sea toilet, Fresh water tanks fitted under side berths in the saloon.
Black water Holding tank, with electric macerator fitted to discharge.Pump out deck fitting.
Ahead an “L” shaped galley with a gimballed gas cooker: double burner, oven and grill. Sink (forward facing) with hot and cold water (electric pumped). Against the hull is work surface with Isotherm fridge under, stowage lockers and shelving.
Gas bottle stowed in gas tight locker set in the aft deck.
Starboardside: chart table and navigation station.
The drop leaf dining table stands over the centreboard casing. opposing 6ft length settee berths with lee cloths stowage under over and behind.
Forward through main bulkhead, a canvas door between the cabins for privacy. A  full length hanging locker opposite are hanging stowage bags. In the fore peak two full length 2ft 6ins berths with lee cloths and an infill to create a double berth. Loads of stowage spaces


Slatted teak topped stowage lockers in the cockpit.
Electric anchor windlass
15kgs Plough anchor on 50m chain.
Bronze stem fitting and horse on aft deck.
Teak and bronze deck cleats.
fenders & warps
Folding spray hood. cockpit cover and a tent cover
a Bow thruster set in the keel
Removable cockpit table
Sheet tidy canvas bags
Sails: Hollow Douglas Fir main mast. Gaff, boom, topsail yard and bowsprit of solid Douglas fir.
Deck stepped mast stood in tabernacle. Portable sheer legs carried at the bow to assist with stepping /lowering the mast.
Bowsprit can be topped up, reduces her overall berth length. Boom gallows. Spare sails stowed in cockpit locker.
Cream suit Dacron sails all made by James Lawrence of Brightlingsea.
Main sai,l jib and stay sail were replaced, new in 2012.
Wykham Martin furler on the jib.


Sail wardrobe: Main, Jib, Stay sails x 2, Cruising chute, topsail, try sail
Slab reefing on the main sail
Main sail cover. Sacrificial strips on head sails.topsail.
Stainless steel standing rigging replaced in 2012, stainless stee lbottle screws
Braided polyester rope running rigging.
4 x self tailing winches

Navigation Equipment:  

Laminated wooden tiller.
Full set of navigation lights: mast head Tri color
Raymarine ES7 chartplotter new Jan 2019
Icom IC-M323 VHF radio with an external speaker
Raymarine ST60 Speed and log
Echo sounder
100/300 Autopilot with smart controller
ST6001 control unit
Advansea AIS receiver
Wind speed and direction
clock and barometer
Magnetic compass fitted through bulkhead

Safety Equipment:

Offshore flares new 2019
crew safety lines
Seago rescue sling, throwbag.
Bolt cropper
Boarding ladder
Houdini hatch over fore cabin.
Manual bilge pump
Electric automatic pump
Deck floodlight
grab rails fitted at strategic points through her interior, exterior teak grab rails on the coach roof
2 x fire extinguishers
fire blanket
Stanchions and guard rails.
Heavy line
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light.
Safety manual for the vessel.
Certification: RCD Category “B” Offshore capabilities. Up to gale 8 force winds.


Additional equipment available : (by separate negotiation)

Yacht cradle with additional supports
Zodiac dinghy with oars cover launching trolley and high speed inflate/ deflate
2.3hp Honda outboard


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