|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Pin Mill, Nr Ipswich Suffolk UK
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Sole Bay 35 motor sailer with an auxilary engine, gaff main sail and mizzen, a Ketch rig, designed by J. Francis Jones. Built in Wroxham, Norfolk. Carvel planked of Iroko on Oak. Mahogany topsides. Decks and coach roof Cascover sheathed and painted. She is a fine example of her class. Very well maintained a credit to her fastidious owner.
Her layout gives space and privacy for 2 couples or a family. She would work well for extended cruising. 2x heads, 1 x shower unit. Presently out of the water.
All paintwork/ brightwork has been stripped back to bare and the undercoats have been reapplied. Mizzen mast has been replaced with a new spar.
Rig Type: gaff ketch Running rigging material: synthetic materials Standing Rigging Material: stainless steel Sail Wardrobe: gaff mainsail. Jeckells. mizzen. Jeckells. Genoa. B & H. Jib. B& H. Tankage 80 gallon capacity fuel 80 gallon capacity water glass sights for indicators. Water System Pressurised hot and cold water systems. Cold water also gravity fed. Rimai RE-58E gas water heater High powered sea water deck hose Heating oil filled radiators.
Installed new last winter a hot water calorifier which will work off the engine / or mains power.
She is now back afloat on her swinging mooring . June 2019
|Vessel name:||Fiddler's Dram|
|Vessel condition:||very good|
|Builder:||Sole Bay 35 motorsailer, Porter and Haylett of Wro|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||BMC Commodore|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Cruising Speed:||7 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||8 Knots|
|Length over all:||35'|
|Maximum draft:||4' 9"|
|Bridge clearance:||29' 6"|
|Fuel capacity:||80 Gallons|
|Water capacity:||80 Gallons|
BMC Tempest Leyland Commodore 3.8ltr 66hp.
Engine head remachined in 1995
Sea water cooling replaced, new exhaust manifold Morse cabling renewed 1995.
Serviced annually, professionally maintained.
Newage PRM302 2:1 reduction gear box
New Stainless steel shaft and cutlass bearing 1995
Carvel wooden planked hull. Iroko on Oak, Mahogany topsides.
Underwater hull has been Cascover sheathed to the boot top.
Wheel house roof was replaced in 1993, as were the bulwarks and gunwales.
Decks and coach roofs are sheathed and painted.
The vessel is cosmetically well maintained.
Accommodation: sleep 6, 2 x single berths in the aft cabin, 2 x in the saloon forecastle pipe cot and a pilots berth in the wheelhouse. Upholstery covered berth cushions all recently replaced with new. Flotex carpeting throughout. small folding occasional table for the wheelhouse. 2 x Lavac toilets and washbasins, one in the en suite aft and one in the fore peak. Shower tap arrangement with a drain in the aft facilities. Step down forward from the wheelhouse into the galley area . 2 burner Plastimo 2000 cooker with grill and oven, 2 x gas bottles.Port side is the galley sink and stowage. Crockery,utensils, glasses etc included. Electrolux RM212 fridge is housed in the aft cabin with a false door front appears as a set of drawers. In the saloon there is a Sailor Type 66TMF receiver and a car radio cassette with 4 speakers.Opposing settee berths with stowage behind and beneath. A central fixed varnished table. A very cosy and comfortable saloon.
Installed new Winter 2018 is an electric calorifier for the hot water runs of the engine or shore power. Loads of stowage lockers throughout.
A very well turned out vessel.
General Equipment: davits on the aft deck toolbox with spares for engine and other equipment de-mountable helmsman's seat. 2 x 6ft boat hooks, 2 x deck scrubbers, 2 x canvas buckets boarding ladder, fenders, several warps, large lazerette in the aft deck outboard storage bracket on the transom. Ensign and staff
Ground Tackle: 45lbs CQR bower anchor with 90m calibrated chain, Fisherman's Kedge anchor with chain and 60m of cable. Simpson and Lawrence electric windlass (controlled from wheelhouse or manually) 3 x paraffin cabin lights
Autohelm GPS ST50 & ST50 plus. Autopilot 7000. Wind speed, direction and depth. All linked by Sea talk. Raytheon R10 Radar Furuno DFax 208A/N weatherfax Sailor RT 144 VHF radio Sea Ranger 5600 VHF radio Seafarer LH55 electric loud hailer and horn, Sestral Moore Steering compass, 12v Searchlight Quartz clock and barometer electric wind screen wiper full sized de -mountable chart table in the wheelhouse. Full dashboard instrumentation
4 x heavy duty batteries 110 amps own master switches and charged by two different alternators, 2 x shore power chargers, 12v cabin lighting throughout.
6 man valise liferaft, EPIRB (hired), Automatic fire extinguisher in the engine room plus 3 foam filled ones in the cabins. Distress flares, 3 x ventilators and an electric extractor fan. lifelines on deck Stanchions with guard wires (3 gate exits from side decks and the transom) emergency tiller and galvanised pulpit. Manual bilge pump, automatic bilge pumps x 2 of. 2.8m Avon Rib hanging in davits with 5hp Mariner outboard Radar reflector, Gas sniffer, fire blanket, 6 x life jackets, 2 x life rings one with light one with heaving line. Self draining gas locker on deck.
No guarantee is given or implied with regards to specification but descriptions are given in good faith. All vessels sold without warranty or condition to fitness either expressed or implied by status or otherwise. We are relying on information supplied to us by a third party. M.J. Lewis advises that a qualified independent surveyor carries out a full out of water survey.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.