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1972 Sparta 22
Murray Sherrell is selling his 4 berth fin keel sailing yacht
Draught = 1.2 metres
Dolphin 2 stroke petrol engine driving a two blade propeller
Two jib sails, one main sail
Optimus two ring cooker
Outboard motor bracket mounted on transom
The boat has not been in the water for at least 10 years but has been stored under cover and the topsides paint will need some attention.
This is an ideal starter boat.
Price £ 850.00.
If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact Murray by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07768 606976.
4-berth long-keel Bermudan Sloop
Camper & Nicholson 1967
Classic GRP cruiser with good performance
Survey available – 2017
Design & build
Designed by Charles Nicholson, the Nicholson 26 has become a classic masthead sloop, representing a good compromise between sailing performance and cruising comfort. Tumbleweed was built by Camper & Nicholson in 1967 of GRP. She has a long deep keel, tiller steering and 6’ headroom in the saloon.
LOA 26’ 7” (7.9m)
Beam 7’ 9” (2.3m)
LWL 22’ (6.01m)
Draft 5’ 6” (1.7m)
(The dimensions are as given and not as measured, and no undertaking is given or implied as to their accuracy)
Hull number 1427 manufactured by Halmatic 10.04.67
Construction GRP hull, superstructure and deck. Transom hung rudder
Displacement 5.5 tons
8hp Saab HG Diesel with straight shaft drive
8 gallon stainless steel fuel tank
25 gallon water tank
Main – Wilkinson slab reefed (3)
Winter main – B Banks
Self-furling foresail (Facnor SD130 system, recut Wilkinson yankee)
Other foresails not converted for self-furling
- No 1 Genoa – B Banks
- 2 working jibs and a storm jib
Mainsail cover, cockpit cover, dodgers
- Garmin GPS
- Compass X 2, Silva & Sestrel
- Wind speed and direction, Stowe
- Echosounder, Clipper Duet
- Speed and distance log, Clipper Duet
- VHF (with GPS), Standard Horizon
Radar reflector and lights
Navico TP100 Autopilot
Hasler wind vane self-steering
4 berths in single cabin layout
Galley with Plastimo gas cooker and grill
Separate heads with Lavac Sea Toilet. Basin
Chart Table and navigation equipment
- Avon Redstart inflatable
- Winter storage cradle
- 25lb Plough anchor with 30 fathoms chain
- 20lb CQR anchor with 2 fathoms chain and 10 fathoms warp
- Ladder, boat hook, bosun’s chair
- Fenders and warps, foghorn, life ring with light and danbuoy
Tumbleweed is a comfortable, well fitted out boat, used regularly and equipped and ready to sail.
She sails very well in light and strong winds
Full osmosis treatment was carried out by Gillingham Marina in winter 2000.
Antifouling build-up removed 2020 and osmosis treatment patched where necessary
Insurance survey available March 2017
Mike Poole email@example.com 01822 840612