30ft Classic Bermudan Cutter 1937

Price Details

Price: £16,950 GBP
Location: Nr. Great Yarmouth, Norfolk GB
Year: 1937
Condition: Completed restoration
Category:  Classic Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


A Bermudan Cutter built by Brook Motorcraft Company of Lowestoft (later to become Brook Marine in 1937).Designed by W W Downing for Mr Hamish Nichol FRCS .
This vessel has been a pet project at the home of a retired cabinet maker. The restoration is complete, except for getting her to the water stepping the mast and bending on the sails. Then she would be good to Go.
Hull is Carvel planked, pitch pine on grown oak frames and American elm ribs with Burmese teak fore, aft and side decks, in good order.
The internal layout has been sympathetically altered to accommodate: a new flush toilet, a galley area and navigation station, using quality reclaimed mahogany and teak.
The saloon seating has been re-upholstered, is in dry store, new stainless steel water-tanks two of have been custom made and are fitted under the saloon seating.
The vessel has been re-wired for 240v shore power and a 12volt domestic system, new LED lighting installed to the saloon.
The cockpit was completed overhauled: Marine ply decking with West epoxy system, newly formed marine ply locker boxes with teak hinged lids,

new teak doors to lazarette which houses a new fuel tank, with gauge and sender. The original teak gratings have been refitted.
The rudder has been refurbished with new stainless steel pintels and a new removable Ash tiller.
Vessel presently stands ashore “At Home”.


Length Overall: 9.14m
Length Of Deck: 9.14m
Length At Water Line: 7.62 m


Beam: 2.74m
Draft: 1.45m
Air Draft: 13.72m
Max Draft: 1.45m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 53litres
Water Tank Capacity: 120litres
Displacement: 8.00tonnes
Cruising Speed: 6knots
Engine Power: 20hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 6
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 6


Builder: Brook Motor Craft Company, Lowestoft
Designer: WW Downing ( Naval/ Aeronautic Architect)
Boat Name: Molly Hawk  ex Lass of Gowrie ,  ex Tulloch

Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 8: knots


Bukh 20hp 2 cylinder diesel engine, electric start, manual control lever from cockpit, sited beneath the cockpit,

new exhaust, fuel lines, throttle and gear controls.
Stainless steel shaft, R & D flexi coupling and new cutlass bearing.
Low bridge deck at the companionway doors.  New engine access cover, new plastic fuel tank with gauge and sender.
Steering: rudder and tiller
Propeller Type: 3 blade bronze
Gearbox: built into engine
Cooling System: raw water
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Hull Design: long keel, lead ballast keel with loose iron blocks internal
Cockpit Type: open aft drains into the bilge.
Deck Construction: fore, aft and side decks, are Teak.
Mid-deck Coach roof is spruce planked with marine ply and epoxy West system sheathing and painted with stone deck paint
Deck Colour: fore and aft are natural teak
All hatches and sky lights are  of teak
Cabin Headroom:6ft 2ins
Built of pitch pine on grown oak frames and American elm ribs with Burmese teak fore, aft and side deck, the majority of which is still in situ and in good order. Approx 50% of port side planking was replaced above waterline using best quality larch onto oak ribs with traditional copper fixings. To facilitate this repair, it was necessary to remove the teak decks and replace 3 x deck beams in new English oak. The entire deck was sheathed in marine ply and West Epoxy system and the refurbished teak relayed.
A sealed, vented gas bottle compartment has been formed in the cockpit.
The hull was stripped, traditionally re-caulked and stopped, finished with multi-coats of marine paint and new teak rubbing strakes fitted.
The original Davey portlights have been removed, refurbished and powder coated white. The portlight surrounds have been re-chrome plated.
A fore hatch and a glazed butterfly skylight over the saloon.
Chain locker in the fore peak.


Headroom: 6ft 2ins,   Berth Lengths: 6ft 6ins
2 berths in forward cabin, 4 berths (2 x bunks berths above the 2 x settee berths ) in saloon
New berth cushioning, all reupholstered, kept in dry store.
Galley with Shoreline fridge (new), a Nelson gas cooker (new)
Shorejust calorifier (new), Freshwater pump (new)
A stainless steel sink. Purpose built crockery stowage and shelving.
Drop leaf dining table , can be stowed away, flat, when not required.
2 x custom made stainless steel tanks amidships under saloon seating, pumped to galley, and a new Jabsco flush toilet with a formed vanity unit.
A sealed, vented gas bottle compartment has been constructed in the cockpit.
Eberspacher diesel unit in cockpit, ducted into saloon


Main anchor and chain.
Sails: Mast and Spars: Alloy
Mast: Deck Stepped, A compression post under the mast deck to the keel.
Pig Iron ingots of trimming ballast around the post in the bilge. Halyard winch
Standing Rigging Material: stainless steel wire, Running Rigging Material: polypropylene
Sheet Winches: bronze (original)
Sail Wardrobe: Main, Head sail, Spinnaker all in fair condition, all require valeting.
Navigation Equipment: Ash tiller
Autohelm: ST 4000
Bi data log and depth
Magellan NUV 1200
Radio: Souwester SRM5800M
Compass: Contest 130
Navigation lights on mast

Safety Equipment:

Bilge pump (new)
Deck wash pump
Stainless steel Pushpit, pulpit,  stanchions and guard wire.

Disclaimer: Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.