Price: £89, 500
Location: Almeria, Spain
Condition: used, self built
Keel Type: Full Keel
A traditionally constructed gaff schooner of immense character
Length Overall: 19.35 m
Length Of Deck: 15.85 m
Length At Water Line: 13.11 m
Beam: 4.50 m
Fuel Tank Capacity: 200 gallons
Engine Power: 95hp
Number of Engines: 1
Designer: Fenwick Williams
Boat Name: Fredonia
Hull Material: Carvel planked – iroko long keel .
Engine Model: Ford New Holland
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: 5 litre Ford marine diesel engine.
All new including the Borg-Warner gearbox in 2003.
The shaft is 1 3/4 diameter and the propeller 25″.
There are three fuel tanks made from stainless steel holding a total of 1,000 litres.
10hp Bow thruster.
Hydraulic wheel steering.
Constructed from wood using the ‘strip plank method’. The hull is 1 1/2″ iroko glued with epoxy. The keel is one piece 38ft long. The timbers are of English oak. The beam shelf is 8″ x 2″ pine. All deck beams are laminated. The cabins are of iroko. The deck was constructed from two layers of marine plywood, epoxied, then laid with 1/2″ Burma teak. The masts are made from solid pitch pine. Down below the floorboards are solid teak. All the joinery is of solid English oak. The boat is a full decked vessel with 11″ bulwarks and stainless steel guards wires.
Fredonia has four cabins. Via the companion way you enter the saloon with two ‘C’ shaped berths. There is a large chart table with a 12″ chart plotter. On the starboard side is a large cupboard for storage. Force 10 cooker, grill and four burners. sink and fridge. The fresh water is contained in a plastic tank of 500 litres. Water is heated by a calorifier and is pressurised.
She also has a 30 gallon black tank with electric pump-out.
At the forward end there are two V-berths with plenty of lockers plus a large wet locker.
The main mast has a bronze winch for the topsail. Further forward are two bronze sheet winches for the jib. Large electric anchor winch with 100m of 12mm chain and three anchors.
Sails are all by North Sea sails and are in good condition. They are- mainsail, foresail main, stay sail, jib on a roller and a topsail. There is also a new light weather stay sail.