18ft Hamble One Design, open day sailer, Classic Racing

Price Details

Price: 8000 GBP
Location: nr. Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HG Essex GB
Make: Other
Year: 1913
Condition: In commission, refitted 2021
Category: Sail
Class: Daysailers
Keel Type: Full Keel


A Hamble River One Design, 18ft, gaff rigged sloop, built 1913 by Luke & Co at Swanwick on the River Hamble. She is a true classic and an important piece of maritime history, possibly one of just six built pre WWI.
She is built of Oregon pine on elm frames with a ply deck and cast iron keel. including a new mahogany transom, new keelson and several new planks.
This lovely boat needs which needs to go to someone who appreciates what she is and is prepared to commit their time and expertise in to her. A head turning Classic, an absolute pleasure to own and sail.


Nominal Length: 5.49 meter
Length Overall: 4.88 meter
Length At Water Line: 3.66 meter


Beam: 1.37 meter
Draft: 1.22 meter
Max Draft: 1.22 meter

Displacement: 0.00 : kilogram

Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 3


Boat Name: Alert


Hull Material: Wood
Hull Design: Displacement

Additional Description

Construction: Carvel planked of Oregon pine on elm frames with painted ply decks and cast iron keel.
A new mahogany transom, a new keelson and several new planks were works carried out in her previous ownership. 2021 now painted out, re-caulked, a replacement plank and a paint job, all spars and internal fittings re varnished.
In the water to take up before her final topcoat and to have her name to be scribed on the transom.
Accommodation: Bench seating
Equipment: Wooden rudder and tiller.
2021 New fitted cockpit cover.
Wooden cradle for her to sit in when ashore.
Sails: Osen sails, cream, bought new ( unused). Gaff Rig with short bowsprit.
New laminated spruce mast, (keel stepped) and boom
The Gaff is original All re- varnished with 7 coats.
Furling gear on the foresail. slab reefing in the mainsail.
Tufnel blocks and tackle . Rigging lines to be replaced with new.
Navigation Equipment: Wooden tiller