24ft Tamarisk 24, GRP Gaff Cutter

Price Details

Price: £22,000 GBP
Location: Ufford, Suffolk  GB
Make: Tamarisk 24
Year: 1996
Condition: good
Category: Sail
Class: Traditional sail
Keel Type: Full Keel


Builder: E.G.Edgecombe
Designer: David Cannell
Boat Name: Tarka

A very attractive Traditionally rigged  out GRP Gaff cutter, A Tamarisk 24,  hull built 1996. Her lines taken from the Itchen Ferry Punts.

She was fitted out and sailing 2005/6. Bought over to the UK from Ireland 2011. In present ownership she has cruised the River Deben and

surrounding Coastal waters.

Stored under cover for the Winter , requires commissioning, on her own trailer


Length Overall: 11.89m
Length Of Deck: 7.32m
Length At Water Line: 6.45m

Beam: 2.44m
Draft: 0.89m
Air Draft: 1.52m
Max Draft: 0.89m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 47ltrs
Water Tank Capacity: 69ltrs
Displacement: 2000kgs
Cruising Speed: 4 knots
Engine Power: 9hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 3/4
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4



Hull Material: Fibreglass  GRP
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6 knots


Engine Model:  Yanmar 16M10
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description:  An electric start Yanmar 9hp, diesel inboard engine, sited at the
companionway and under the cockpit sole . Single lever controls. Sea water cooled.
Range of 125nm approx . KM2P-1 gearbox.  M.E.drive generator.
Engine fully serviced July 2021.  New cylinder head replaced, December 2018
Tiller steering, shaft driven to a twin bladed fixed pitch bronze propeller .


A single GRP hull with a long keel with encapsulated ballast 115kgs. Rounded bilge.
Dark green topsides. Marine ply decks sheathed and painted in cream. Laminated  wooden decks beams.
Open aft cockpit with bench seating with lockers under, Teak grating.
Cabin superstructure of varnished mahogany, bronze portlights in the coach roof sides, skylight on top. A sliding hatch over companionway. Fore hatch in the foredeck.

The Accommodation has been beautifully  fitted out, wooden panelling. Professionally built cabin furniture and stowage.


Headroom below 5ft 6ins Berth lengths of 6ft average. Upholstered berth cushions.
Varnished Mahogany cabin entrance doors into saloon with skylight over. A settee bunk to port, converts to a small double, a small quarter berth aft.
Starboard side – the galley facility with a Bronze manual water pump into single sink.
Taylors Orion 2 ring stove ( requires a service ).  A folding dining table, a cool box,
In the fore peak there are two single berths and the heads. Taylor vacuum toilet


Galvanised twin axle Nicholson 3500 trailer ( 4 wheels plus spare) manual winch

Canvas covers for the skylight, fore hatch and the cockpit

A pair of Beaching legs.

25lbs CQR main anchor on chain.
Flag staff and holder
Anchor ball

Bronze deck  fittings and gear



Gaff cutter rig with topsail. Mast, gaff, boom and fixed bowsprit. Solid pine varnished spars, a deck stepped mast in an oak tabernacle
Cream sails all made by James Lawrence sail of Brightlingsea. All in Good / fair condition  (sacrificial strip added onto the jib),

Canvas main sail cover.  Wykeham Martin Furling gear for both head sails : Staysail and the jib. A Main sail with 2 slab reefing point,  a top sail, a Storm jib and a storm main…..
All have their own sail bags.  A pair of bronze sheet winches in cockpit.
Stainless steel standing rigging with stainless bottle screws, Synthetic running rigging and sheets.
Timber cleats,  blocks and tackle. Boom crutch
Bronze belaying pin rack with 5 pins



Navigation Equipment:Wooden tiller and rudder.
Steering compass mounted on sliding cabin hatch
AdvanSea S400
VHF Radio IC-M55 VHF FM Marine Transceiver
Clock and barometer

Safety Equipment:

Emergency tiller
Fire extinguishers: 1 x 2kg 1 x 1kg dry powder new 2021.
Fire blanket
Radar reflector
Horseshoe lifebuoy with a line, mounted on the coach roof.
Coastal Flare pack  (expires December 2021).

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.