Image by Tony Pickering, 2018 OGA Race
Price: £25,950 GBP
Location: Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HG
Make: Tyrell and Young, Hull No: 8
Condition: Very good and well maintained
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel
Diamond CK250. A Tyrell & Young Smack Yacht, a Traditionally rigged Gaff Cutter. Her bowsprit pivoted from the bits ( reducing her overall length, when on pontoon berthing.)
A lovely example of type. In commission, afloat and Ready to go. In very good clean and well maintained condition. Re-rigged in 2014.
A 16hp, 2 cylinder Yanmar diesel engine will get Diamond, to where you want her to go.
Accommodation for 2 persons comfortably, 4 persons doable…. Headroom a little restricted (approx 5ft 4ins). Plenty of stowage available.Interior all painted and re-varnished.
Tiller steering from a flush deck with a deep foot well. A comprehensive wardrobe of sails.
Nominal Length: 8.48m
Length Overall: 10.97m
Length Of Deck: 7.92m
Length At Water Line: 7.32m
Air Draft: 9.14m
Max Draft: 1.22m
Fuel Tank Capacity: 40litres (2 x 20litres)
Water Tank Capacity: 10 litres
Cruising Speed: 5knots
Engine Power: 16hp
Number of Engines: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4
Builder: Tyrell and Young
Design: Lines taken from Frank Shuttleworth’s 1922 Smack SECRET. Mould for the hull taken from her.
Hull Material: GRP
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 8: knots
Engine Description: Yanmar 2GM20 diesel, 2 cylinders, Eng No:18563 mounted in sound proofed engine box in cabin companionway. Access also to it through the sole of the cockpit.
Single lever Morse control lever. Electric or manual start . Raw water cooled. Engine last service April 2021.
A Max Prop 14inch diameter folding propeller. Shaft driven
Construction: Lines taken from 1922 Wooden Essex Smack , Mssrs. Tyrell & Young built the mould and constructed her. Hull no 8, 1991.
Moulded GRP hull, a fixed long keel with encapsulated lead ballast. 2 tonnes with some lead ingot trimming ballast
Marine ply deck, impregnated with resin. painted finish non slip, as well as the coach roof .
The cabin is fitted out with mahogany – coach roof / footwell and bulwalks. Paint and varnished finish.
Headroom in cabin approx 5ft . Sliding hatch over the companionway / galley area .
Chart table to port, to stbd galley area. with wash up basin and a double burner hob with grill. Stowage for utensils, cutlery drawer.
Water in plastic water container ( no water system)
Open cabin with two opposing settee berths 6ft in length. Fold up shelving for both settees.
Frake solid fuel stove on forward bulkhead. Hanging locker amidships, small double berth to port of the forepeak. Heads manual sea toilet in the bow. with chain locker.
Purpose built stowage behind and beneath the settee berths with lee cloths.
Gas bottle stowed on deck with gauge secured to aft bulkhead.
Simpson Lawrence manual lever action windlass for the anchor chain with a chain dog drum winch.
35lb Folding Fishermans anchor 27lbs Davey Fishermans 35lbs CQR (unused) 180ft of 8 mm chain
8ft dinghy tender with a yard trolley.
Pair of oars, rowlocks and anchor.
Sails: Pole masted Gaff cutter , Diamond re rigged in 2014 by TSRigging Ltd.
Jimmy Lawrence original suit of sails , re-roped in 2017.
Mainsail had 4 reefs added and cloth taken out of the leech
3 x Clipper jibs purchased between 2014-17
Sails either tan or white. all in good / excellent condition
Tow foresail, cotton in fair condition.
Hollow Sitka Spruce mast, keel stepped. Spars solid pine all varnished and painted.
Galvanised metalworks Dead eyes and lanyards.
Mast head Tricolor and steaming lights
Compass fixed to coach roof.
Hand held Garmin GPS
Automatic bilge pump ( non functional) , drains battery when in use.
2 x fire extinguishers
Whale gusher manual pump, rebuilt in 2018.