26ft Folkboat by Parhams Carvel Bermudian Sloop

Price Details

Price: £3,750 GBP   OPEN TO OFFERS
Location: Maldon, Essex,  GB
Make: Folkboat
Year: 1960
Condition: Work in progress ,sat in a pontoon mud berth
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


Aries is a very attractive version of a well known design of yacht. She would be entitled to sail as a Classic Yacht built in 1960/1 by Parhams of Hampshire.

Her interior fit out is the original layout set for cruising. Heads up forward. 2 + 2 full length berths. Galley and stowage.
She was out of the water last year 2017, her transom has been replaced, all the planking /fastenings and caulking / repainting all done of the exterior hull.

The deck has been relaid sheathed and painted.
She is to be sold as a project “Work in Progress” with an auxiliary engine she needs a tidy inside,

the sails bent on and then there’s no reason why you couldn’t just take her out for a sail….

Specifications printed in the Folk boat brochure:
LOA 25’10”
LWL 19’10”
Beam 7’4″
Draft 3’11”
Displacement 5,000 lb
Ballast 2,750 lbs
Sail Area 27 sq ft.
Ballast/Displacement 58%
Cabin headroom 4′ 8″
Freeboard forward 3′ 1″
Freeboard aft 2′ 2″


Nominal Length: 7.77 m
Length Overall: 7.92 m
Length Of Deck: 7.77 m
Length At Water Line: 5.94 m


Beam: 2.24 m
Draft: 1.17 m
Max Draft: 1.17 m


Displacement: 2.00 : Tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 : knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1


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


Builder: Parhams of Hampshire
Designer: Tord Sunden
Boat Name: Aries


Hull Material: Wood African mahogany
Hull Design: Displacement with full keel
Hull Speed: 7: knots


Engine Model: Yanmar GM10
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Yanmar GM10 single cylinder, single lever Morse control located under the cockpit / companionway.

Electric start.Tiller/rudder hangs from the transom
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Carvel planked with mahogany.
Open aft cockpit drains to the bilge
marine ply decks epoxy sheathed and painted.
in cream
Hardwood coach roof with natural varnish work.


Sitting headroom below.
she offers 4 x 6ft 4ins berths.
Sea toilet sited under stowage shelf forward in forepeak under the fore hatch.

Worktop with stowage starboard with trotter box for the starboard berth, opposing port berth.
Two work station cabinets. port side houses the double burner hob and grill ,

starboard one has the stainless sink set into it ( manually pumped cold water only.)

and a garbage locker. Aft of these there are two full length berths running under the cockpit.
Cabin sides are painted out. Bare wooden cabin sole with access to the bilge.
Varnished deck beams and cabin furniture.
Varnished wooden wash boards in the companionway.
Cockpit with fitted seating. Access to steering gear, exhaust and shaft.


main anchor and chain.
Sails: Varnished wooden keel stepped mast and spars.
Bermudian sloop rig.
Stainless steel standing rigging
Main sail by Jeckells, good condition.
Genoa by Sejlmager serviceable and a storm jib by Lucas also serviceable

Safety Equipment:

Pushpit and Pulpit stanchions and guard wires.
Electric bilge pump.