Price: 2,550 GBP
Boat Name: Mosquito
Location: Felixstowe Ferry, Suffolk, GB
Class: Racers and Cruisers
Keel Type: Fin Keel
Moulded GRP Bermudan Sloop fin and Skeg hull, ply decks, self draining open aft cockpit. Accommodation for 4 persons.
The T24 is regarded as a fast, very seaworthy and pleasurable to sail . It’s pointing ability and spacious interior are also among the characteristics that make the T24 stand-out. A yacht worth investing some time, effort and money on.
Bought new in 1969 Chichester, raced successfully at Burnham Week in 1970 and 1971
She was extensively cruised on the near continent on various family holidays, including the South Coast and the Thames Estuary.
She came up to Felixstowe and has now been ashore since 2011.
Her owner is now 82 and suffered hip issues.
Installed Yanmer GM10 9hp diesel engine.
At present still ashore but she has a deep water mooring for the season.
Alloy spars, deck stepped mast. roller furling gear.
Length Overall: 7.32 meter
Length At Water Line: 7.01 meter
Beam: 2.44 meter
Max Draft: 1.52 meter
Fuel Tank Capacity: 10 gallon
Water Tank Capacity: 12 gallon
Cruising Speed: 4 : knots
Engine Power: 9
Number of Engines: 1
Builder: D.C.Perfect of Chichester
Designer: Guy Thompson
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6 knots
Engine Model: Yanmar 1GM10
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Description: Yanmer 1GM10, diesel inboard single cylinder, electric start, Sea water cooled.
Sited under the companionway. Last serviced in May 2015
Twin bladed propeller. Starter battery
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive
Construction: Moulded GRP hull. Fin and skeg underwater profile with iron ballast keel
Deck and superstructure is marine ply with teak trimmings. Deck was renewed in 1993
Deck stepped mast
Open aft self draining cockpit
Accommodation: Accommodation for 4/5 persons. (quarter berth is child sized stbd under cockpit)
Headroom 5ft 10ins
“V” berth up forward. Two opposing full length berths in the saloon.
Head amidships under mast deck
Small galley facility portside of companionway. gas cooker (needs replacing)
Equipment: 25lbs CQR anchor with 15 fathoms of chain
15lbs kedge anchor
Avon redcrest inflatable dinghy, 1969 serviced 2014
Fenders and mooring warps
Sails: Bermudan Sloop
Alloy Ian Procter deck stepped mast and spars. Rig by Parker and Kay
Mainsail roller reefing
Headsail Z Spars furler
Stainless steel standing rigging
rope running rigging
2 x halyard winches
2 x sheet winches all by Yacht Test Ltd
Main sail Parker and Kay 1996 polyester good condition
Genoa Parker and Kay 1998 Good condition
Storm Jib by Bruce Banks original, hardly used
Spinnaker by Seahorse 1971 in Good condition
Navigation Equipment: Original chart table was removed replaced by a portable Danish one
Seafarer echo sounder
Hand bearing compass in holder
selection of charts
Ensign and staff
Safety Equipment: Jabsco bilge pump ( needs replacing)
hand stirrup pump