Price: £19,500 GBP
Location: Maldon, Essex GB
Category: Traditional Sail
Built by Crossfields of Arnside
Class: Antique and Classics
Rig: Pole masted gaff cutter
Prawner, Crossfield’s of Arnside. Wooden gaff cutter, ex working fishing boat. A carvel hull of pitch pine on oak. In her present ownership she has undergone some major restoration work in 2011, her stem was replaced. The whole hull was stripped back to bare wood. She is now in the water looks a real picture and a credit to her owner’s hard work and determination. Under a full winter cover for the Winter.
Deck length of 35ft plus the fully extended bowsprit takes her out to 49ft. Basic crew fit out below. Rig Type: gaff cutter. Mainsail Reefing: reefing points, Standing Rigging Material: various all new 2009-2011 Standing Rigging Material: galvanised wire 2009-11
Sail Wardrobe: mainsail. No: MT73 James Lawrence of Brightlingsea. tan. 2009. No: 1 jib. James Lawrence, white. 2009. No: 2 jib. James Lawrence. white. 2009. Stay sail. James Lawrence, tan. 2009. Topsail. Unknown. tan.
Accommodation: open aft deep cockpit. A sliding hatch and steps into the accomodation. Two cabin spaces with semi bulkhead at the mast deck. Good size skylight in the saloon area giving a little more head room. There are four berths, two up forward with lower stowage shelving. Side hatch to fore deck. In the saloon there are two opposing berths under the side decks. Additional seating bench along the portside berth. All covered in a red PVC upholstery. Small galley area under the side deck stbd with associated stowage drawers. 2 ring gas cooker with grill, new 2011. Cabin is painted out and the hardwood protected with natural clear varnish. Grab rails. wood laid on the cabin sole. Electrics 12v cabin and engine. 2 x 85amp in plastic boxes new in 2010 isolator swithing gear
General Equipment: 3m GRP simulated clinker dinghy with 2.5hp Suzuki outboard, pair of oars and a folding anchor. Fenders asstd and warps. cockpit canvas cover boom crutch A whole set of anchors, chain, weights and buoys, all new in 2008 for a deep water mooring.
Ground Tackle: 25lb main CQR anchor with 20m of 10mm chain and 30m warp (chain was new in 2009) 8kg kedge anchor with 8mm chain and warp.
Navigation: Nasa Target II echo sounder, Garmin GPS 451 chart plotter, Icom VHF, Plastimo Compass Battery cabling replaced with new in 2010. Navigation light boards to fit to the shrouds 12v lighting in the main and forward cabins.
Safety Equipment: Some flares, dates not given. First aid kit.
Tankage: 40 litres plastic fuel tank, new 2010. Water system plastic containers. Heating none
Length Overall: 10.67 m, Beam: 3.20 m, Draft: 1.37 meter
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Engine Power: 20hp
Number of Engines: 1
Builder: Prawner, Crossfield’s of Arnside. 10.6m Wooden gaf
Boat Name: Empress
Hull Material: Wood, carvel planked, pitch pine on oak
Hull Design: Displacement, long fixed keel
Hull Speed: 7: knots
Engine Model: Vetus
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive