Price: 32,500 GBP
Boat Name: Fiddler’s Dram
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk GB
Make: Sole Bay
Rig Type: Gaff ketch
Sole Bay 35 motorsailer with an aux gaff main sail and mizzen, a Ketch rigged motorsailer, 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. Summer 2014 has been spent ashore being externally refitted, all her masts and spars have also been stripped back. She is to remain out of the water for the Winter. Well worth viewing. 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. Present refit, refurbish and repaint nearing completion. Decider to keep the vessel ashore and under wraps for the Winter. Sails and spars also in covered storage. All paintwork/ brightwork has been stripped back to bare and the undercoats have been reapplied. Viewing welcomed. Undergoing a repaint. Mizzen mast replaced with new. All the sails are valetted. Internally she is now stripped out for the Winter.
Standing Rigging Material: synthetic materials, Standing Rigging Material: stainless steel
Sail Wardrobe: Gaff main sail. Jeckells. mizzen. Jeckells. Genoa. B & H. Jib. B& H.
Accommodation: Sleeps 6, 2 x single berths in the aft cabin, 2 x in the saloon forecastle pipecot and a pilots berth in the wheelhouse. Upholstery covered berth cushions all recently rplaced with new. Flotex carpeting throughout. small folding occasional table for the wheelhouse. 2 x Lavac toilets and wash basins, one in the en suite aft and one in the forepeak. 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 cental fixed varnished table. A very cosy and comfortable saloon. Loads of stowage lockers throughout. A very well turned out vessel.
Electrics: 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 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, Fishermans Kedge anchor with chain and 60m of cable. Simpson and Lawrence electric windlass (controlled from wheelhouse or manually) 3 x parrafin cabin lights
Navigation Gear: 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 RT144 VHF radio Sea Ranger 5600VHF 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
Safety Equipment: 6 man valise life raft 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.
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.
Length Overall: 10.67 m, Beam: 3.07 m, Air Draft: 8.99 m, Max Draft: 1.45 m
Hull Material: Wood, carvel planked, Iroko on Oak.
Hull Design: Displacement, long keel
Hull Speed: 8 knots
Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Engine Power: 66hp
Number of Engines: 1
Engine Model: BMC Commodore
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive