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wooden Sailing Yacht for sale in Neyland, Pembrokeshire United Kingdom

OFFERED BY

Boatshed

LOCATION

Neyland, Pembrokeshire United Kingdom

YEAR

1953

LENGTH

26.02 ft.

DETAILS

Condition

Used

Name

Wooden Sailing Yacht

Year

1953

Make & Model

wooden Sailing Yacht

Boat type

Sail

Length

26.02 ft.

Fuel Type

Diesel

Location

Neyland, Pembrokeshire United Kingdom

Tax status

Inc VAT

MEASUREMENTS

Beam

8.5 ft.

Berths

2

Cabins

1

Draft

3.74 ft.

DESCRIPTION

Boatshed Wales are delighted to introduce to the market this one off 26 foot, mast head sloop.
"Carefree of Christchurch" is a beautifully constructed and extensively refurbished 26 foot wooden, centre-plate sloop. Construction consists of carvel, mahogany planking over Canadian rock elm timbers. The ballast is cast iron and the decks, formed from pine with glass-fibre sheathing.
Originally built in 1953 by Elkins of Christchurch. Over the last five years the boat has undergone an extensive refit, with over 3,000 dedicated man hours and much expense invested.
There are too many details to itemize although to give a flavour of the attention to detail, here are a few examples.
The Columbian pine mast and boom have been stripped clean of weathered varnish, all fittings removed, re-galvanized , eight coats of varnish applied prior to re-stepping.
Volvo 2010C engine removed, together with controls, fuel tank and exhaust systems, and fresh water cooling systems. New engine beds and athwartships floors installed in oak, engine serviced and overhauled, new flexible mountings fitted and engine reinstalled complete with controls, new exhaust system and cooling system.
Steel plate rudder replaced with new hot-dipped galvanized blade, stock tube and heal bearing. New stainless steel fabricated tiller bracket fitted to the original varnished oak tiller.
Full condition survey conducted in July 2022. please note, paper survey can be made available on viewing the vessel.
For further details or to book a viewing, please feel free to contact us via phone or email.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.
Register with Boatshed to see 61 extra photos of this Wooden Sailing Yacht .
This Wooden Sailing Yacht has been personally photographed and viewed by Mike of Boatshed Wales.

PROPULSION

Cooling System

Yes

Cruising Speed

5

Engine Count

1

Engine Horse Power

10

Engine Tankage

20.0

Max Speed Knots

6

SAILS

Mainsail

Yes

Winches

0

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HULL

Designer

Elkins of Christchurch

Hull Color

paint

Hull Material

carvel

Hull Type

keels

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

Compass

Yes

Depth Instrument

Yes

Navigation Lights

Yes

Speed Instrument

Yes

Wind Instrument

Yes

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

Battery

Yes

Battery Charger

Yes

Bilge Pump

Yes

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

Anchor

Yes

Fenders

Yes

ACCOMMODATION

Toilet

Yes

OTHER

Builder

Elkins of Christchurch

Cooling System Type

direct

Displacement(kgs)

4180.0

Mainsail

Yes

Winches

0

ABOUT WOODEN SAILING YACHT

The wooden Sailing Yacht is a 26 feet long that boasts a 8.5 feet beam. This 1953 diesel wooden Sailing Yacht, with 10 horsepower, capable of reaching a maximum speed of 6 knots and a cruising speed of 5. The wooden Sailing Yacht is made of carvel. comes equipped with anchor, battery, battery charger, bilge pump, fenders. as well as being equipped with compass, depth instrument, navigation lights, speed instrument, wind instrument.

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