30ft Gaff cutter GRP, open boat, Baltic One Design

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Price Details

Price: £13,950 GBP
Location: Walton on the Naze, North Essex GB
Year: 1990
Category: Classic Sailing yacht with auxiliary engine
Class: Gaff rigged cutter, open boat.

Builder: Colin Ryan of Hoo Marina Kent.
Boat Name: Katie


Hull Material: Moulded fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement, long keel
Hull Speed: 6 knots


GRP Gaff cutter,  a Baltic One Design (lines taken off 1880’s pleasure yacht) She provides accommodation for two/four persons. The internal hull/ cockpit  is entirely lined out with varnished hard wood.  There’s a double berth and toilet in the fore peak cabin. A galley and cocktail cabinet are sited under the side decks. A separate helm cockpit, aft. The cockpit overall, measures 12 ft x 6 ft.   She has a full overall spray hood/ cockpit tent cover which provides full standing headroom, used whilst at anchor/ overnight/ protection from the elements. She has a long fixed ballast keel. Carries tan and cream sails. A solid wooden varnished mast and spars. 31 ft on deck plus 4 ft bowsprit. Draft 4ft 4ins.

She is one of only two built, her sister resides in Ireland and has a full cabin top. Katie is extremely well kept and loved. A good 2016 survey report available with all recommendations auctioned.

Katie will be prepared for the 2019 season during February and March.  She has full provenance including her building plans and photographs on file.

Katie presently stood ashore, viewing by arrangement  at Walton on the Naze CO14 8SL.  Owner reluctantly selling due to increased family care commitments.

Sails and Rig:

Genoa Sheets x 3  plus corresponding Clam cleats.     Head sail Reefing:  Wykeham Martin Furling gear

Main sail reefing: slab    Standing Rigging Material:  Braid on braid and Dyneema

9ft Spinnaker Pole: Polling out pole for stay sail

Standing Rigging Material: 7 x 19 stainless steel wire

Sail Wardrobe:

Main sail with cover by Conyer Sails. Tan.

Stay sail by Flew Sails. Tan. a Tan smaller stay sail

Water sail,  green. Jib top sail by Flew Sails.  A Top sail by Flew Sails, cream.  Asymmetric spinnaker , blue.

New furling jib in 2015, cream.   All sail in good or excellent condition.

  BO Katie asymetric



Berths: 2/3
Cabins:   Fore peak cabin  with “heads”. Space in forward cockpit for a mattress berth on the cabin sole under canvas.

An open boat with a double cabin under the fore deck with two full length single berths, stowage bunkers, hanging space, hatch to the fore deck and a Jabsco toilet with holding tank. Burgundy covered upholstered berth cushions and seat pads. A secure bulk head door into an open cockpit. The whole of her interior hull is panelled out with varnished T & G planking. All the cabinets and stowage compartments are topped with varnished wooden lids. Amid ships is a bridge deck which contains the 10hp inboard Yanmar diesel engine. Battery insulator, etc. Under the side decks are the galley facilities: a single stainless sink with pumped cold water supply, a double gas hob, Certified with new gas piping and valves. Purpose built cabinets for the stowage of crockery, cutlery etc. An insulated cool box and even a cocktail cabinet with glassware. A fully fitted awning with windows and zipped access, covers  over the entire cockpit, headroom is 6ft plus. It gives shelter from the elements and an enclosed cabin for the overnight accommodation. All is immaculately kept.

Electrics 2 batteries: 44amphr engine battery and a 110amphr domestic. Battery isolator switch. 12v power point. Radio and cassette player with speakers. Navigation lights cabling and VHF aerial and cabling all replaced in 2018.

General Equipment   6 x fenders, Spray hood with frame and cockpit tent awning by Saunders, Burgundy canvas, new 2010, 4 x mooring warps, 4 x mooring cleats,

a boom crutch, lifebelt with name. Winter Cover. Tent cover for summer use.

Ground Tackle 26lbs main anchor with 30m chain & 30m warp

Navigation  Steering tiller (laminated wood) with canvas cover, spare tiller  Nasa target, 2013 Echo sounder and log. Compact SX-25 – VHF radio.

Wind vane at the mast head. Barometer Tachometer “Tiny Tac” new 2013.  Navigation lights, steaming lights and an anchor light. Autopilot Electronics in place but not commissioned.

Gimballed Sestral steering grid compass  (de-mountable)

Safety Equipment: lifebuoy distress flares, fire extinguisher 1 electric and 1 manual bilge pump. wooden plugs

Tankage: 50ltrs stainless steel fuel tank with inspection hatch. This was removed and steam cleaned, 2018.

Water System 40 gallons of fresh water, stainless steel tank.

Holding tank approx  20gals.

Electrically pumped cold water supply only.


Length Overall: 9.40 m

Beam: 2.44 m
Draft: 1.32 m
Air Draft: 10.97 m
Max Draft: 1.32 m

Cruising Speed: 4 knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1

Engine Model: Yanmar  1GM10
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive.

New engine mounts and cutlass bearings  replaced March 2019 with full engine service.

By Seperate Negotiation  A 3 person GRP rigid tender with fore deck, combings, cover, a 2hp two stroke Yamaha outboard engine, launching trolley / road trailer  All in good condition   £600.