|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Hayling Island East Sussex UK|
A Traditional design of sailing dinghy. Hand built. She performs well under sail or as a rowing dinghy. She now has an electric 2.5hp outboard included in her sale.
Balanced lug rig, varnished mast gaff and boom. clipper cloth square sail laced onto the spars. pair of oars and rowlocks.
Several covers. includes an overall winter tent cover for total protection form the elements.
She has her own "Piggy back" road trailer and launching trolley combination. with spare wheel manual winch and winch post.
She would make a perfect tender to a Classic Yacht.
|Vessel name:||Little Tern|
|Vessel condition:||Used, very good|
|Vessel type:||clinker wooden dinghy|
|Builder:||Wil Stirling & Son of Plymouth|
|Model:||12ft Sailing/ rowing dinghy|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||4 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||4 Knots|
|Length over all:||43.66m|
|Length at waterline:||3.51m|
|Draft, keel up:||0' 30"|
|Keel type:||Daggerboard Keel|
Bespoke hand built clinker planked dinghy. Larch planking on oak frames.Copper fastenings ( square cut nails and rooves). Bronze nails for the hood ends , garboard and the rowlock pads.
Brass bilge rubbing bands
A full length brass keel band. Mahogany capping rail and fitted sole boards. An oiled interior: Gunwales thwarts and knees. Black painted topsides, Gold inlay on the cove line and carved scroll work.
Two dagger boards.
316 steel. and a lighter plywood version.
Removable sole boards
A pair of leathered 8ft 6ins Douglas fir sweeps, a pair of bronze rowlocks, a brass "O" rings in the stem and on the stern.
Tiller steering , 2- part rudder. Rudder bag.
Light board, spare wheel,winch mast supports, ridge pole
2 x fenders
Anchor and line
2 x warps
Overall cover. Winter overall cover. Over boom tent cover.
Electric outboard (30lbs thrust) with battery pack.
She carries a balanced lug rig.
Varnished spars: mast yard boom and rudder, canvas bag to hold all the spars.
Keel stepped mast . through forward thwart (hole is leathered.)
Buff coloured clipper cloth lug sail, standard weight lugsail 2018 with reefing lines three strand synthetic sheets.
Bronze blocks, a brass horse
3 x bouyancy bags
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.