18ft GRP open Gaff rigged day boat

Price Details

Price: £4,500 GBP
Location: Heybridge Basin, nr Maldon, CM9 5DS Essex
Make: Unknown
Year of Build: Unknown
Condition: Very good
Category: Traditional Sail
Class: Day sailers
Keel Type: Centreboard

Boat Name: Old Success

Description

A tremendously  tough little Gaffer, an ideal picnic boat. She has just been refitted July 2020, re-antifouled and now back in the water.
A white simulated clinker GRP hull. Rigged as a Gaffer cutter with a drop centreplate, The hull was professionally re- fitted / restored  in 2016

and was re rigged to make her a single handed vessel.

Measurements

Nominal Length: 5.49m
Length Overall: 7.01m
Length Of Deck: 5.33m
Length At Water Line: 5.18m

Beam: 2.29m
Draft: 0.91m
Air Draft: 6.71m
Keel Up: 0.46m
Dry Weight: 1750 kgms
Displacement: 2.00 tonnes

Passenger Capacity: 4

Engine Description: No Engine . There are  outboard mounts on side deck aft quarter for hanging an outboard from.

Construction:

Simulated clinker GRP displacement hull, double ended. Carrying a gaff rig. Tiller steering with a two part rudder blade.
Professionally fitted out with open fronted stowage caddies -under side decks and forward. Drop centreplate- Centreboard winch.

Open boat with 3/4 decks of sheathed marine ply -painted in cream.  Varnished rubbing strake.
Painted wooden cabin sole boards.
An Open day boat. Varnished hardwood seating for helmsmen and guests. Dry stowage under the fore deck.

Equipment:

Boom crutch
Fitted overall buff canvas cockpit tent cover.

Rig and Sails:

Varnished solid Douglas Fir, mast, boom gaff and bowsprit. All sheets lead back to helm with jammers
Furling drums on the 2 x head sails. White head sails, tan main sail
Galvanised main sail horse.
Varnished wooden blocks, Wire standing rigging synthetic running rigging.

Safety Equipment:

whale gusher bilge pump. Portable suction hand pump.