Price: £4,950 GBP
Location: Maldon, Essex GB
Condition: good – needs some cosmetics, new standing rigging
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel
A Victorian Gaff rigged pleasure yacht built in the 1890’s with full tent deck cover, new Tohatsu outboard engine 6hp, positioned in a purpose built well through her counter stern. Sailed and maintained regularly and when not being used the boat has always been covered up.
12v battery with solar panel. 2 x bench berths. Sitting headroom only
Small galley facility.single camping gas stove.
Built 1896 fits her dimensions…..
First appears in Lloyds register in 1909
Then described with a centreboard & engine
(is there any evidence of her once having an engine ?
Are there signs of where a shaft may have gone through the hull ?
Apparently, she was built for a Mr Maxwell of New Brunswick, USA…..
Built by a Mr Shaw of Buzzards Bay Massachusetts, US.
She is also apparently recorded in New Zealand ……..
Link to full collection of images go to:
Length Overall: 7.01 m
Length At Water Line: 5.49 m
Beam: 2.13 m
Draft: 1.37 m
Max Draft: 1.37 m
Displacement: 2.00 tonne
Approx Weight : 3.5 tonne
Engine Power: 6hp
Number of Engines: 1
Engine Model: Tohatsu (long shaft)
Engine Description: New Tohatsu outboard 6hp long shaft which is housed in a custom built well through her counter.
Carvel planked, lovely lines of a Gentleman’s pleasure yacht of the Victorian era. Frames are of Oak and Elm with cream GRP covered ply deck, straight bow and a counter stern.
Tiller steering, open aft cockpit with two corner perches for the helm.
2 bench berths
oil lamp lighting.
Stowage up forward with heads.
Full overall tent cover.
Sails: wooden mast gaff and boom
main sail, white with reefing points, blue canvas sail cover.
2 jibs that are set from an 8ft Bowsprit
plus a spinnaker.
Antique compass and box