Folkboat, 25ft Bermudan Sloop,1962

UNDER OFFER  20.09.23

Price Details

Price: £6,000 GBP
Location: Nr.Warrington, Cheshire, GB
Make: Folk boat
Year: 1962
Condition: Good and continually maintained.
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


A Classic wooden cruising Folk boat,1962 kept afloat “in commission”, kept in same ownership for 22 years.

Long keel, Fractional Bermudian Sloop, carvel planked. A major restoration in 2002,

since there has been a rolling programme of maintenance and refitting. Built in the Isle of Wight, 1962.

Sail no: FB202.
A Seldon mast with sails, available by separate negotiation.
and a heavy duty road trailer, with hydraulic brakes, available by separate negotiation.


Length Overall: 7.87m
Length Of Deck: 7.87m
Length At Water Line6.71m

Beam: 2.29m
Draft: 1.37m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 25ltrs
Water Tank Capacity: 20ltrs
Displacement: 2500kgs
Cruising Speed: 5knots
Engine Power: 9hp
Number of Engines: 1


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


Builder: Medina Yacht Co. Isle of Wight
Designer: Tord Sunden
Boat Name: Delphine of Itchenor


Hull Material: Wood, carvel planked.
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 7: knots


Engine Description: A new Yanmar GM10 inboard diesel engine, single cylinder, raw water cooled, single lever Morse cable controls.

Alternator on the engine. less than 20hours usage. Sited under the companionway. Shaft driven with a Vetus coupling,

to a twin bladed fixed propeller. Last serviced 2022. Electric or manual start.
New diesel tank (Vetus 25 L).
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive

List of Works, carried out.:
New Yanmar 1GM10, diesel engine.
Mikuni diesel cabin heater installed. new separate diesel fuel tank
New aft deck in marine ply. Glass and epoxy deck covering for the entire deck.
New bespoke 3/4” bronze sheet horse. New stainless chain plates.
Rudder stripped, epoxy coated and repainted/ varnished.
New lower rudder gudgeon fabricated from stainless with bronze bush.
New diesel tank (Vetus 25 L). New deep cycle leisure battery fitted 2021.
Remote SMS messaging / monitoring unit installed (2021)
Aft most keel bolts replaced with new galvanised bolt, together with a new laminated Oak floor.


A carvel Mahogany planked on steamed oak frames, a long fixed keel with a cast iron ballast keel. Painted topsides and coach roof.
A cruising version with a raised dog house to the aft end of the coach roof. Decks and coach housing all epoxy sheathed and painted.
Vessel underwent a years long restoration in 2002. In her present ownership there has been a rolling refit, ongoing.
A deep open aft cockpit. bench seating for storage. Cockpit drains into a sump with an automatic pump.
Superstructure of varnished Mahogany. Weight of the mast supported by a large laminated deck beam.
Tiller and transom hung long rudder. Aft most keel bolts replaced with new galvanised bolt, together with a new laminated Oak floor.


Headroom in accommodation 4ft 9ins, Berth lengths 6ft
Layout below:
Galley unit to port, with a gimbled Optimus paraffin stove. Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water. ( cold only).
A larder stowage located on the centreline opposing settee berths and a double berth up forward,

Jabsco sea toilet sited under the infill to the forward berth. Upholstery covered cushions. Cabin lighting.

A Makuni diesel night heater fitted in 2020.


Large plough type anchor galvanised chain and warp.
Kedge Anchor, chain and warp
A large road trailer with hydraulic brakes, available by separate negotiation.

Sails & Rig : Fractional Bermudan Rig. Sail Area 24m2 (Mainsail 17m2, Jib 7m2)
2 x sheet winches, (2 x Tuffnol winches) a Halyard winch on the coach roof.
Deck stepped mast. A painted anodised aluminium alloy deck stepped mast with single spreaders, and triatic stay.

Boom painted aluminium alloy with cast aluminium alloy ends. A replacement Bronze horse aft of the cockpit.
Standing Rigging: stainless steel wire with swage terminals, 2010
Chain plates, stainless steel replaced in 2020. Shrouds attached
Forestay: attaches to stainless steel deck fittings.
Backstay attaches to stainless steel chain plates bolted through her transom,
Running rigging and associated gear, in serviceable condition.

Sails: Various 3 or 4 mains, 2 genoas,  and 1 or 2jibs

Condition old, tired  to being in a serviceable condition:

A Seldon mast with its on better newer suit of sails,  is available by separate negotiation.

Navigation Equipment:

Bulkhead Compass
NASA depth sounder
NASA windex,
Garmin sat nav. with cockpit repeater, aerial
Wooden tiller

Safety Equipment:

2 Jackstays
1 horse shoe buoy
1 manual bilge pump
2 auto bilge pumps
1 SMS alarm monitoring module
Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit
stanchions and guard wires