Colin Archer type




This is a unique Colin Archer type wooden yacht launched in 1978.
She is bermuda-rigged, 10 x 3,5 x 2 m.
A very good sailer, also in light winds, and build and equipped for blue water sailing.
Meticiously maintained by the present owners over 22 years.

She was build of larch planking on laminated oak frames.
Deck, and superstructures are of iroko.
Mast and spars are made of thuja.
Interior in larch, oak and iroko.
Total-weight 10 tons with 3 tons in the iron keel.
Four berths, two in the front cabin and two in the aft cabin

Motor: 48 hp Volvo MD22L from 1996.
Sails: Euro Sails from 2006 (+ older set storm sails, light genua )
New stainless steel rigging from 1998
250 L in fuel tanks
300 L in freshwater tanks

Topp-Reff furling on jib
Aries Vindvane, renovated in 1997
45 Lb CQR anchor, 35 kg stock anchor, 15 kg Danforth type anchor
4 pers. Viking UK life-raft
4 pers. Avon rubber dinghy
VHF, GPS, Echosounder, og radio
Sextant og Walker log

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