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Brand New ST2000 Tiller Pilot
No longer required and has an extended warranty
Purchased July 2022 for £579.95
Now selling at £400.00
For more details or to purchase, contact Paul German firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Ovni 36 Cruising Yacht – built to a high specification from Alubat
World Cruiser – aluminium hull, centreboard
Hull and deck: Aluminium 5083, Argon/Helium welded
Length: 11.8 m : 38.7 ft.
Beam: 3.75m : 12.3 ft.
centreboard down: 2.05m : 6.7 ft
centreboard up: 0.55m : 1.8 ft.
Bought Marseille 2006, travelled through Canal du Midi back to Weir Quay, River Tamar, Devon.
Cruised to Scotland, then Holland through Mast up Route spending a year in Holland, into German Bight and through Kiel Canal into Baltic. 2 years cruising Denmark, Germany, Sweden and through the Gote canal back to Essex.
The boat spent some years at Wivenhoe Sailing Club, cruised coastally, Ireland, Scotland, France and up to Norfolk and Suffolk, back to mooring in Brightlingsea, and now in local boatyard, Essex.
A change of circumstances means this vessel is now for sale albeit very, very reluctantly @ £96,000
For full spec. pictures and information, contact Pat Lean on firstname.lastname@example.org