Fact File [1 of 2] -- Dimensions & Details
Designed* by Laurent Giles & Partners, Lymington, England, for the late Humphrey Barton
Built by Porter & Haylett Ltd., Wroxham, Norfolk, England (1963)
- LOA: 35' (10.7m)
- LWL: 27' 6" (8.4m)
- Beam: 9' 9" (3.0m)
- Designed draft: 4' 9" (1.5m)
- Air draft: 49' (15m)
- Headroom (saloon): 6' 8" (2.05m)
- Displacement: 8.33 tons
- Reg. tonnage: 8.37 tons
- Thames measurement: 11 tons
- Ballast: external lead keel 3.5 tons
- Displacement/ballast ratio: 42%
Hull: Iroko planking on laminated iroko frames and oak intermediate timbers. Galvanised steel strap floors. Galvanised steel transom knees, quarter knees, hanging knees and breasthook. Keel bolts: croterite.
Deck and bridgedeck: Western red cedar t/g planking, originally cascover sheathed. Re-covered 1984/5 with marine ply over planking, sheathed with glasscloth and painted.
Coachroof: Mahogany coamings sheathed externally in cascover and painted. Marine ply coachroof, originally cascover sheathed; re-covered 1987/8 with glasscloth and painted. Saloon windows of armoured glass, with removable marine ply storm shutters fitted externally.
Spars, sails and rigging etc.
Mast and spars: Varnished silver spruce. Hollow, deck-stepped, mast (43'), 2 x crosstrees; main boom; staysail boom.
Rig: Bermudan 'slutter' rig with boomed, self-tacking staysail. Jeckells' "Bulldog" genoa furling gear (1989). Roller reefing main. Running backstays with patented Giles levers. Working sail area (main + staysail) 450 sq.ft.
Standing rigging: 1 x 19 stainless steel wire. Masthead stay, cap and lower shrouds 7mm, otherwise 6mm. Lewmar Superston bronze rigging screws with matching toggles.
Running rigging: Rope and rope/wire with Gibb Tufnol blocks.
Winches: 3 x bronze Leyton halyard winches, 2 x bronze Leyton bottom action sheet winches.
Engine: 36 h.p. Perkins 4.107, 4 cylinder diesel, rebuilt 1983. Indirect f/w cooling.
Gearbox: Borg Warner 2:1 reduction gear with reverse gear, rebuilt 1983. S/S propeller shaft driving
bronze 2-bladed fixed propeller (right handed). Wärtsilä "Manecraft" propeller shaft seal.
Fuel capacity: Originally 80 gallons; currently 30 gallons in 2 x 15 galls. independent s/s tanks. Fuel consumption: 0.6 gallons/hour at 1800 r.p.m. Cruising speed 5 to 6 knots.
Engine start: Electric start. Dedicated 1 x 12v battery, charged by engine dynamo.
Electrics: 2 x 12v heavy duty service batteries. Charging by Rutland 913 wind generator and/or engine dynamo.
Fresh water: Originally 80 gallons in 3 tanks; currently 35 gallons in single s/s tank.
Bilge pumps: 2�" Whale pump, cockpit operated; secondary electric pump.
Ground tackle: 35lb CQR (bower anchor); 35lb fisherman (kedge); 35 fathoms 3/8" chain. Simpson Lawrence 555 anchor winch.
Fo'c'stle: Full length cot berth to starboard, lockers under; full length fixed berth to port with drawers under. Hanging wardrobe. Standing headroom under coachroof. Bosun's locker, chain locker, forepeak sail stowage.
Heads: Simpson Lawrence SL401 marine toilet. Pullman-style china washbasin with cold water supply via Whale pump.
Vestibule: Oilskin locker outboard; 2 x drawers with locker under.
Saloon (forward section): Settees either side converting to full-length berths. Lockers, sideboards, bookshelves. Gimballed centre table.
Saloon (after section):Galley to port with s/s sink, worktops and Taylor 029 paraffin stove (2 burners & small oven) fuelled from pressure tank in cockpit locker. Chart table to starboard with chart draw, drawers and lockers under; switch panel etc. outboard. Single full length quarter berth aft of the chart table. Engine box and step giving easy access to cockpit.
Cockpit: Self-draining cockpit; locker to port, large stern locker aft. Morse single lever engine control and instrument panel (ammeter, temperature, r.p.m., log and echo sounder repeaters) to starboard.
*Copies of the original design drawings and specifications are available from Laurent Giles, PO Box 130, Lymington, Hants SO41 0XZ, United Kingdom, www.laurentgiles.co.uk
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