|6 ton Falmouth Pilot. 24 '6" x 21' wl x 8 q 811 x 3'9" 6'1/4 TM Devon £l0,500 Warrington Smyth design, one of many of these well-received little yachts buiIt by Falmouth Boat Construction Co in 1961. Long keel, transom stern.
Masthead sloop rigged on deck-stepped varnished mast with varnished roller reefing boom. Sabb 2HG 18hp 2-cyl diesel engine with Saab gearbox to 3-blade centre line rop gives 6knts at under 1gph. Elec start. 2 x 12v batteries on 12v system. Full instrumentation.
4 berths. 6' V-berths in fore cabin, coach-roof over to give head-room. bulkhead door to port heads compartment with Lavac sea toilet, stbd lockers. door to saloon cabin with port and stbd 6'+ settee berths, drop leaf table between. Aft port chart table, aft stbd galley with gimballed gas cooker, sink drains o/b with hand pumped water from 2 x 1 5 gall water tanks under fore berths. Full head-room in a very spacious cabin for this size of boat. White ply bulkheads, varnished mahogany trirn.
The 6 ton Pilot is an impressive little boat, as capable as many bigger and an ideal small family cruisinq yacht.