FALMOUTH Cornwall UK|
Fearnought is a beautiful 36ft. (29' 6" LWL) Gaff Cutter designed by Arthur Payne and built of Teak at Luke brothers yard, Hamble in1897. Her hull is of Carvel Teak on oak frames and is almost entirely original. She has a bolted on ballast keel with a with a cut away forefoot.
There is a huge amount of provenance with this boat including original extracts from The Yachting World from 1896/7 detailing her build progress. She was pictured sailing on the November 1998 cover of Classic Boat.
National small boat register.
She is currently laid up and available to view in Cornwall.
|Vessel type:||Gaff Cutter|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||36'|
|Length at waterline:||29' 6"|
|Maximum draft:||5' 6"|
4 berth (2 saloon ) and double in forward cabin.
Charcoal Heater. Origo 2 burner gimballed cooker.
Baby blake sea toilet.
Vetus flexible water tank with foot pump to galley sink.
Leisure Battery feeding simple cabin electrics
Carvel teak planking on oak frames.
Planked decks have been sheathed in ply, glass and epoxy to covering boards and painted. I replaced several sections of the deck planking that were soft before sheathing the deck. This has been done for 10 yeqrs now and is still in very good condition.
CQR main anchor with chain, lovely old bronze 2 speed capstan. Danforth Kedge Anchor and chain
Lovely Brass Binacle compass.
NASA Echo Sounder.
VHF ( not sure if this is working)
Old Paraffin navigation and anchor light. Electic nav lights also.
Bukh DV10 single cylinder (1982), naturally aspirated, sea water cooled, 4 stroke diesel engine. close coupled to a ZF Gearbox.
Shaft drive to Bronze 2 bladed prop.
Cruising speed 5 knots, maximum speed 6 knots.
Engine service manual,
The engine electrics and internal electrics were all replaced 5 years ago.
Slab reefing Mainsail. Mainsail (Heard 1989) with cover.
No. 1 Jib (Heard 1989)
No.2 Jib 1980
Staysail (Heard 1989)
Pine mast and spars.
Galvanised and stainless rigging.
recent synthetic hemp running rigging, all wooden blocks serviced.
One electric and one manual bilge pump.