20ft Gaff rigged Blackwater Punt & Road trailer

Price Details

Price: £7,950 GBP
Location: Norfolk, PE31
Make: Built to a 1906 design by Shipwright David Jeffries
Year: 1992
Condition: good
Category: Classic Day Sailer, Gaff rig
Class: Open boat with auxiliary engine
Keel Type: Full Keel


Juliette is a rather attractive gaff rigged day boat, great for family day sails and picnicking trips. Present ownership since 2009.

She has remained unused this season and is at home sat on her twin axle road trailer.
Built in 1992 to a 1906 design by a David Jeffries of Bosham, Sussex.

Extensive work was carried out on her when purchased, 2009  since she has undergone annual maintenance.
She has a Beta Marine 20hp inboard diesel engine, sited in a soundproofed engine box amidships.

A centre plate  adds to her shallow long keel of 2ft, takes her down to 4ft draft.
She really needs to go in the water, as she is drying out in this weather of the 2018 season.


Length Overall: 7.57m
Length Of Deck: 6.35m
Length At Water Line: 5.33m

Beam: 2.13m
Draft: 1.22m
Air Draft: 5.49m
Max Draft: 1.22m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 20litres
Cruising Speed: 4 : knots
Engine Power: 20hp
Number of Engines: 1

Passenger Capacity: 6


Builder: David Jeffries of Bosham Hoe
Boat Name: Juliette


Hull Material: Carvel planked ,wooden
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6: knots


Engine Description: Beta Marine 20hp diesel inboard, age and hours unknown.
Housed centrally in an engine box. shaft driven fixed triple bladed propeller.
20 litre fuel tank in the forward locker.

Additional Description

Construction: Carvel planked open boat. Long keel with centreboard, counter stern.
Built in 1992 lines taken from a 1906 design.
Some removal of rot from around the chain plates and the stem .
Paint stripped off the hull and decks in 2013
2009 Replacement of much of the rigging and the chain plate bolts.
The engine was overhauled in 2009 included rewiring and alternator renewed. Annual service of engine since
A new main mast and mast tabernacle resited in 2011. Additional ribs were added to stiffen up the mid section of the hull.
New standing rigging lashings bowsprit chain in 2016
New rudder pintle and centreplate pivot bolt


An Open boat with surround seating for 6 persons, ideal day sails.
Sold with road trailer. Engine box which doubles as a table.
Lazerette in aft deck. Cockpit tent cover.


Anchor with 6mm chain and warp
4 x fenders
Twin axle road trailer.
Sails: Wooden spars, deck stepped mast of cedar wood, a 4ft bowsprit and an 18ft Topmast.
Gaff rig. Cream sails
Slab reefing in the main sail
Wickham Martin reefing in the head sail
Stainless steel standing rigging
Synthetic running rigging.
Main sail, Jib and top sail all made by Arun Sail and are all in good usable condition. Made in 2000