Folk boat Parhams 1960, Classic carvel wooden Bermudan Sloop



Price Details

Price: £4,950 GBP

Boat Name: Heidi II
Location: Aldeburgh, Suffolk, GB
Make: Folkboat
Year: 1960
Condition: very good, well maintained
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


Folkboat built by Parhams and Son of Emsworth. Carvel wooden example of mahogany planking on oak frames. She has an extended coach roof.
Aluminium mast, wooden boom. Marine ply sheathed and painted decks.
She has an inboard aux Yanmar GM 10 diesel engine. For home comforts/ extended cruising there is a solid fuel stove on board.
Her standing rigging was replaced in 2005 , she has two fore stays allowing quick change overs of sail.
She has been in the same ownership for 50 years. Kept sailing with the small fleet of other folk boats, one designs ,Dragons

and other little Classics on the River Alde at Aldeburgh, Suffolk. She spends her summers on a swinging mooring upriver from the Aldeburgh Yacht Club….


L.O.A. 7.7 meter

Beam: 2.31 meter
Draft: 1.20 meter


Fuel Tank Capacity: 4 gallons
Displacement: 2160kilograms
Cruising Speed: 4 knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 3:  2 x full length, 1 small child/dog.
Cabins: 1

Builder: Parham & Son, Emsworth, Sussex
Designer: Tord Sunden


Hull Material: Carvel mahogany on oak,
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6 knots


Engine Model: Yanmar GM10
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Description: Yanmar GM10 diesel single cylinder, electric start, sited under the companionway.

Approximately done 200 hours since its last re conditioning.
Last serviced January 2015, single lever controls (forward and reverse.).
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Carvel planked mahogany on Oak beams and frames.
White painted topsides.
Decks are painted sheathed, ply wooden decks, in cream
Extended coach roof. Mahogany and varnished.


one cabin, foc’sle for storage of sails, anchor chain, kedge anchor, warp, Avon Redcrest dinghy. “Heads” (a bucket), when required.
A small child’s berth port side, next is the solid fuel stove, then the galley unit

with a gimbaled single Primus stove, two full length quarter berths run either side of the companionway over the engine box.

Opposite the galley and stove is another settee berth.
Equipment: 25 lbs main anchor
20lbs kedge anchor

Sails and Rigging

Sails: Aluminium Mast
wooden boom
Running rigging: synthetic halyards, cotton sheets.
Standing rigging replaced with new in 2005
2 x Tufnol sheet winches
Sail wardrobe
Main sail
Working jib
Storm Jib


Navigation Equipment: Tiller steering from a transom hung rudder
Steering compass, with its own stowage locker in the aft deck.
Ship to shore radio
Safety Equipment: Life sling, Avon Redcrest Inflatable Dinghy