|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Cleethorpes, Grimsby NE Lincs Lincolnshire UK|
18ton Alan Buchanan Blue Water Bermudan Ketch. A modern classic. Built by Saundersfield of Wales.She has been in the same ownership for over 20 years.
2017-18 she was in a boat shed,undergoing major works, her decks were replaced, laid Iroko 23/4inch thich x 1 3/8ths planking and much of the aft wheelhouse. In turn this work lead to the interior all being refurbished. She was surveyed on completion of this massive project.
She offer generous headroom throughout. 4 berths in two cabins.
A large ex MOD Ford 360Series D6, straight six diesel engine was installed sited in a sound proofed engine casing, during the refit...very few hours have been added ( 90 hours) since it's installation.
She is now back in the water and in commission
|Vessel condition:||Excellent, extensive refit. New teak deck.|
|Vessel type:||single displacement carvel wooden hull|
|Builder:||Jones & Teague of Sandersfoot|
|Registry:||MCA Part I|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Ford 360|
|Fuel Consumption:||1 Gallons Per Hour|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Cruising Speed:||5 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||7 Knots|
|Length over all:||11.58m|
|Length of deck:||38'|
|Length at waterline:||33'|
|Maximum draft:||7' 6"|
|Hull colour:||Off white|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Displacement:||18 metric tons|
|Dry Weight:||14 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||1000 Litres|
|Water capacity:||400 Litres|
The entire accommodation has been refurbished. since the new deck was laid.
Headroom is ample throughout the vessel at its lowest she offers 6ft.
Accommodation is forward of the enclosed wheel house. Lower deck open up to a large saloon with integral galley. There is a double cabin aft and two single berths forward . A drop-leaf dining table in the saloon drops down to create further berthing , if required.
A drip fed diesel heating system,Manual water pump system
Carvel Planked Iroko on oak frames. long deep keel. Capabilities of cruising Blue Waters.
Deck has been replaced with new Iroko laid deck 23/4 x 1 3/8 planking with a Marine ply sub deck 2017-18.
All the interior has been refurbished and painted out. New cooker has perhaps been used a couple of times only...
There has been the replacement of new teak wind screens to the aft deck house, with an oiled finish.
Long keel, external
Re-surveyed after works were completed 2018.
External lead ballast keel.
Furuno Radar MOD 1720
Sailor Compact VHF RT 2048
Lowrance 3500L chart plotter
Ford diesel engine 6 cylinder 130hp. Approx only 90hrs running time since being fitted 3 years ago. It's consumption gallons per hour at 2,400 RPM
Cruising speed 5-6 knots. Consumption 1.5- 1.7 gallons per hour at 1800 revs.
Morse controls, electric start.
Last serviced July 2018
Hydraulic wheel steering from the wheelhouse aft.
4 bladed propeller
Borg Warner gear box.
Bermudan Ketch Rig. Deck stepped Anodised alloy masts.
Rotostay furling head sail. .Stainless steel standing rigging Braid on Braid running rigging.
2 x Bronze Lewmar 46 manual, sheet winches.
Her sails are all in serviceable condition.
Main sail Genoa Jibs No2 & No3 a storm jib and a mizzen sail.
24v LED lights throughout the accommodation
New 2018 Victron Charger unit
2 x Banks of batteries 24v ( 2 x 230amphr 12v) x 2
4 x Auto life jackets
2 x safety harnesses
1 x 6 man liferaft
2 x life rings with lights
Handrails and stanchions around the decks
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.