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Built in 1963. Carvel wooden construction of mahogany planking on Oak frames, long iron ballast keel, keel hung rudder, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, teak cockpit sole, marine ply decks, Cascover sheathed and painted light grey, varnished cockpit and cabin sides, topsides painted a light blue/grey with red antifoul. Bermudan sloop rig and 4 berth internal layout in 2 cabins.
Designed by Alan Buchanan and built by Harry Feltham. 241Y.
LOA 28' 7" (8.7m)
Beam 8' 1" (2.5m)
LWL 21â (6.4m)
Draft 4' 6" (1.4m)
Displacement 3.7 tons
Headroom in cabin 6â4â max
Lovely Buchanan classic Mk II East Anglian by Harry Feltham, wonderfully presented, her Afrormosia cabin sides & brightwork really do look the part! 2012 survey, much recent work including keel bolts! Autumn 2020 - he topsides have been professionally re-painted with 4 coats of Epifanes Pearl Grey, brightwork has been re-varnished and she is tucked up under cover!
Perkins M20 approx 20HP inboard diesel engine (installed new in 1992 and first used in 1996, new reconditioned gearbox 2021). Fresh water heat exchanger. Water temperature gauge and rev counter. 12 gallon fuel tank (2015) with a consumption per hour of between â
and Â½ of a gallon at a cruising speed of around 4.5 knots, engine hours less than 300.
FUEL & WATER:
Fuel capacity 12 gallons
Freshwater 20 gallons
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2018).
Plastimo 130 bulkhead compass (2000), Raytheon ST40 instruments (echo sounder, log, wind speed and wind direction), VHF radio, windvane at masthead, autopilot, clock and barometer, navigation light, steaming lights, steaming light, tri colour masthead light and anchor light.
Lifebuoy, lifejackets, 2 manual fire extinguishers, manual bilge pump, automatic bilge pump.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, spray dodgers with name, tiller, 2 Lewmar 25 sheet winches, 2 halyard winches, 25lb CQR main anchor with 5/16 chain 59m, Fishermans kedge anchor, , various mooring warps and fenders.
Slab reefing mainsail (2016) with mainsail cover (cover new in 2007). Genoa roller reefing system (Furlex new 1999) with No 1 Genoa (new 1999), Alloy mast and spars and stainless steel standing rigging. Running rigging and standing rigging all new in 1999.
240 volt ringmain. Her galley has a gas cooker with 2 grill burners, cold water supply (foot pump & outlet pump) to the sink from a 20 gallon water tank. Marine toilet in separate heads compartment. Velour upholstery. Chart table.
There are 4 berths in 2 cabins including 2 âVâ berths in the forepeak and 2 single settee berths.
Work carried out 2012: starboard top plank replaced, rudder rebuilt by professional shipwright. Repairs to transom including resitting of rudder gudgeons using stainless steel bolts. New prop shaft, stern tube, cutlass bearing and recondition of aquadrive. New cockpit drain valves and skin fittings. Decks fully renewed using 8mm marine ply covered in 300g woven roving and west systems epoxy resin. New battery charger/inverter, batteries renewed, relocated and rewired.
Additions 2013: New bilge pump and freshwater pump.
Work since 2014 - New mainsail, new footrails & Iroko rubbing strake. Engine has been lifted and overhauled, new keelbolts and new Aquasdrive bearing. New stainless steel chain plates, new fuel tank, new quadrants and capping. The cabin sides have been stripped to bare wood (Afrormosia) and revarnished, new Perspex cabin windows. New galley pumps and new 12v batteries. Bigger sheet winches (Lewmar 25 x 2) and new stainless steel mainsheet horse.
2020 Autumn - topsides professionally re-painted with Epifanes Pearl Grey, 4 coats, brightwork re-varnished.
Overall a stunning Buchanan classic yacht, ashore under cover with mast stored.