Price: £9,500 GBP
Location: Maylandsea, Essex, CM3 Essex GB
Condition: Very Good. Completely reworked 2001-5, New engine, new interior, new electrics,
domestic services and comforts, new equipment. Professionally fitted out.
Class: Racers and Cruisers
Keel Type: Fin Keel
“The Purple One” Quality Street, she is a one off of her design and something rather special.
She was purchased in a very poorly state. Her Engineer owner stored her away as his project.
He set about having her professionally: restored she was stripped of all her original outdated interior, engine, and the 2 moulds of her make up the hull and the deck were re fastened and re sealed.
A mammoth task. All new gear, fixtures and fittings were installed. The main bulk of the work carried out between 2001 -2005.
LOA 7.90m LWL 5.63m, Beam 2.59m, Draft Min 1.40m
Stood ashore on marina, requires re-antifouling.
Construction GRP, Underwater profile,Iron Fin keel. A fraction
No: of berths 5- Small double in the fore peak, a large single in the saloon, extends out to make a double. Pilot berth, a quarter berth aft under stb’d cockpit.
Nominal Length: 7.90m
Length Overall: 7.90m
Length Of Deck: 7.90m
Length At Water Line: 5.63m
Air Draft: 9.14m
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40litres
Water Tank Capacity: 40litres
Cruising Speed: 6knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4
Builder: Fairways Marine Construction
Designer: Fred Parker
Boat Name: Quality Street
Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacementhull with fin keel
Hull Speed: 8 knots
Marinised Kabota diesel engine. A very tidy installation. Engine box as a step in companionway.
Shaft driven , a triple bladed fixed propeller.
Construction: Works in 2001 -2005
The two component moulds the hull and the decks were resealed, removal of all deck gear, mast step, the rubbing strakes etc.
Re configured the entire interior.
Replaced floors/bearers around toilet. Remove iron keel, fitted new keel bolts and re seal, interior bulkheads replaced with teak faced ply. new headlining -white vinyl fabric.
Replaced cabin windows and had new hatches professionally made. Removed the original interior and all replaced with new furniture and fittings. New laminate flooring
Propex heating system fuelled by butane or propane gas producing warm air through ducts in the main cabin.
Calorifier for hot water in the galley sink. 2 water tanks. Smev Gas cooker with double burner and grill.
Electric refrigerated cold cabinet. As new upholstered berth cushioning throughout the vessel.
Sliding door between the cabins. Good headroom of 5ft 8ins.
Beautifully fitted out, entire interior was rebuilt and equipped.
Open aft cockpit with moulded seating. Teak grating on the cabin sole.
Electric Simpson Lawrence anchor windlass
Fenders and warps.
Alloy mast, decks stepped and boom. Fractional Bermudan sloop rig.
Hood 800SL Furling gear on the head sail.
Stainless steel standing rigging
Sails – Inspected, washed and overhauled April 2019
Head sail – Furling Genoa, UV replaced 2019
Spinnaker (unknown year); Spinnaker pole
Mainsail ( 2 reefing points) All made by Dolphin sails in white Dacron fabric. 2009.
Sail bags. Running rigging and sheets have been left exposed to the elements.
Simrad tiller pilot
Navigation lights – white on the stern, P & S on the pulpit
Safety Equipment: Stainless steel push-pit and pulpit.
Electric bilge pump