|Yachting world 5 tonner 24'5" x 20'9"wl x 7'9" x 4'3" 6 TM Portsmouth £6500
Robert Clark design buiIt by Kings of Burnham in 1947. Long keel, transom stern . 2 ton iron keel, new bolts & keelson fitted 1991 . Mahogany planked on steamed oak timbers, all copper fastened. Cascover sheathed deck. Varnished mahogany coach-roof with 3 bronze ports each side. Varnished, self-draining cockpits Varnished toe-rails & fore hatch on fore deck.
bermudian sloop rig with short bowsprit on keel stepped varnished mast with jumpers & single spreaders. S/s srigging with standing back-stay to bumpkin & runners on levers. pair of tufnol cock-pit sheet winches. Mainsail, trisail & jib.
Stuart Turner 8hp petrol engine gives 4 knts. 12 gall tank Electric start. 2 x 12v batteries.
3 berths. Chains, Baby Blake sea toilet & stowage forward. Bulkhead to saloon cabin with port & stbd settee berths, water tanks under, cupboards at fore ends, shelves behind. Port '-berth, stbd galley with gimballed gas 2-burner & grill cooker. Hull head-room. Varnished bulkheads, coach-roof joinery.
Compass, Autohelm sounder & log. VHF, Magellan GPS, Autohelm tiller pilot. CQR anchor + 30 fthms chain. Avon dinghy with Seagull o/b.'
A tidy example of these very sea-worthy & successful little yachts, not unlike the Vertue. This one is known to have crossed the Atlantic in previous ownership.