22ft Sloop, Dauntless, Gunter rigged 1959

Price Details

Price: £6,950 GBP
Location: Maldon Essex  GB
Make: Dauntless
Year: 1959
Condition: excellent, in commission
Category: Sail
Class: Cruisers
Keel Type: Daggerboard Keel


22ft Gunter Rigged Dauntless Sloop. built in 1959.She has been extensively restored over an 8 year period….She is very well presented. Offers 2 good berths plus child berth, toilet , a Taylors double hob and oven and a dining table.
Easily sailed single handed. New Beta Marine diesel engine fitted in 2005 has very low hours.
Sails and rig all new 2005 likened to a large dinghy. She has a lift keel. so sailing on the shallow river estuaries are her home turf….She has qualified for the Safety certificate.
Viewing highly recommended. A truly stunning little pleasure yacht


Nominal Length: 6.71 m
Length Overall: 7.01 m
Length Of Deck: 6.71 m
Length At Water Line: 6.55 m


Beam: 2.44m
Draft: 0.91m
Max Draft: 0.91m
Keel Up: 0.53m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 10 gallons
Displacement: 2.00 tonnes
Cruising Speed: 4 : knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 3
Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4


Builder: Dauntless Yacht Company, Essex
Boat Name: Holly Blue


Hull Material: Wood
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 5: knots


Engine Model: Beta Marine
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: 10hp Beta Marine diesel engine installed new 2005
Shaft driven to a right handed 12 x 9 bronze propeller
Vetus single lever control
Painted galvanised steel fuel tank
capacity approx 10 gallons.
1 x 12v battery.
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive

Additional Description


Clinker wooden construction mahogany planking on oak frames.
Extensively restored from 2003
Hull Sixaflexed below the waterline
exterior repainted 2014
Centreboard keel
Varnished transom hung rudder
lead ballast ingot secured to the cabin sole.
Last survey 2012


3/4 berths in one cabin. 2 x settee berths plus fore peak really only child sized berth

this does have an infill which can be removed to make two short berths.
over centreboard box is a drop leaf dining table with slide.
Taylor’s double burner and grill paraffin stove.
Opposite a new Jabsco sea toilet.
with fold down, chart table /work surface.
Removable wooden cabin sole boards.
Water kept in plastic containers.
Blue velour upholstery
6 x bronze portlights
2 x mushroom vents
12v cigarette socket.


Anchor chain locker in fore peak fed through hawse pipe , mud weight anchor and a plough anchor stowed on the fore deck. Fore hatch from for peak.
open aft cockpit. locker seating . central engine box.
Cockpit tonneau cover
Boom tent
Fenders and warps.


Gunter rigged, wooden gaff and boom , mast hoops for the main
Varnished wooden mast deck stepped in a galvanised tabernacle.
Stainless Steel standing rigging
Lazy jacks for the main New roller reefing for jib 2014
Main sail – good, white terylene
Jib – good, white terylene
Dark blue canvas main sail cover.
All rigged for single handed sailing.

Navigation Equipment:

Varnished tiller.
Navigation lights
Safety Equipment:

grab rails on coach roof.
12v Automatic bilge pump
Manual whale pump
fire extinguisher
fire blanket
Certification: British Safety Standard certificate (now expired)