Frances 34 Pilot House, quality specialist yacht built to exceptional standards. A very rare opportunity to acquire one of the few Victoria Frances 34's with only 6 of these ever built. Lightly used with a very good inventory includes, Dual steering, Hull Re Epoxied 2011, Standing rigging replaced 2011, Hot water , Webasto heating, Holding tank, Autopilot, Chart plotter, Navtex, Part 1 registered, and much more.MORE PHOTOS COMMING SOON . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Built by Victoria Yachts designed by Chuck Paine. Cutter with shallow Fin keel, aft cockpit, Pilot house, skeg hung rudder, dual Whitlock wheel steering (interior & exterior), GRP hull deck and superstructure. Oxford Blue hull with off white deck, cockpit and coachroof, S/S push and pulpit, Teak grab and toe rails.
Yanmar 3JH 40hp diesel engine, serviced annually by owner.
Quality engine room isolation.
Three bladed 15 inch bronze propeller on shaft.
Dual Whitlock Moorse controls (cockpit and pilot house)
1x automatic extinguisher
Cruise speed 5.5 Knots
Max speed 6.5 Knots
Spare gearbox available
3 x 12 volt batteries charged by engine alternator (35amp).
Onboard Smart battery charger.
240V ac shore power + cable
Fuel: 112L – 1x Stainless tank with gauge
Water: 180L – 1x Stainless tank with gauge
Holding: – 1x flexible
RIG: Cutter rig, Keel stepped SELDEN mast and Boom, single Spreader,.
Standing rigging 8mm and 10mm (New 2011) Mainsail – with SELDEN RCB car system, single line Slap reefing, Stack pack.
Headsails – Roller reefing – both on Furlex 200S Furlers. All lines led back to cockpit
WINCHES & DECK FITTINGS:
2x lewmar 44’s two speed – self tailors
3x lewmar 30’s two speed – self tailors
Scheaffer clearstay furling lines lead blocks with Harken ratchet blocks led aft to cockpit
1 x Lewman self tacking staysail traveller
2 x Lewmar yankee travellers
2 x triple pianos for lines led aft to cockpit
All sails by Hood and all in good condition, serviced 2012 with light use.
Mainsail – fully battened
Staysail with UV strip – self tacking
Yankee with UV strip
Interior accommodation in cherry wood and white plywood with blue patterned upholstery, grained teak floor with removable carpet.
All opening portholes comes with mosquito nets.
Sleeps 4+ in 2 cabins, 1x double forecabin, 1x double in saloon + small berth pilot house.
Hot and cold pressurised water systems.
Spare fresh water manual foot pump.
Hot water powered by 201 calorifier (5 gallons) by engine cooling.
Webasto diesel central heating system with outlets in pilot house, saloon and forecabin.
4 x 12 volt sockets - 2 in pilot house, 1 in saloon and 1 in forecabin.
3 x 240 volt sockets – 2 at chart table and 1 in galley.
Fully approved gas system with bottles stored in ventilated locker.
1.8 metres/6 feet plus headroom.
Panoramic 360o pilothouse with fixed glass sprayhood panels.
2 x opening roof hatches with cover.
Settee berth to starboard with lee cloth.
Seat to port.
Dark blue alcantara upholstery in perfect condition.
Extensive stowage under seats.
Table on removable legs.
Nav station - Retractable chart table on rail.
Wooden Vetus steering wheel and engine commands.
Electric distribution panel – easy opening.
Engine panel and gauges.
1 x opening hatch.
3 x opening roof portholes.
5 seater U shaped dinette with convertible to double berth with infill fitted.
Extensive stowage under seats and behind back rests.
Back rests mounted on hinges for easier access.
Leafed folding table incorporating bottle and glass storage system.
Wall mounted paper chart stowage box.
Clock and barometer.
Radio DVD mp3 player
1 x extinguisher.
Fixed mounted ventilator.
Stainless steel double sink.
Pressurised H&C water with additional Manual Cold foot pump
Cooker - Two burner Plastimo Neptune 200 stove with oven and grill.
Fridge - 12 volt Isotherm 3200 refrigeration system.
Extensive storage in cupboards and drawers.
Jabsco manual WC.
Pressurissed H&C water
Holding Tank/ Sea change over valve
Stainless steel wash basin with mirror and storage.
Fixed mounted ventilator.
1 x opening roof porthole with mosquito net.
V shaped double berth with conversion infill.
Storage drawers and shelves.
Under berth with stowage.
Manual outlet pump
1 x opening hatch and 3 x opening roof portholes with mosquito nets.
Access to ground tackle locker.
2 x ceiling mounted reading lights.
1 x 12 volt socket.
Compass - Plastimo
Log/Depth/Speed - Tridata SOG/DTW in wheelhouse with log repeater in cockpit
GPS - Garmin GPS 128.
Radar/Chart Plotter - Raymarine RL70 CRC including MARPA with colour chart plotter, day screen and interfaced to compass.
Autopilot - Autohelm 5000 hydraulic.
VHF - Handheld ICOM. + Mounted Shipmate RS 8300 VHF.
Weather - NASA Marine Navtex.
All Manuals on board.
EPIRB Rescue 406 beacon – (needs service).
Firedell Blipper radar reflector.
Horseshoe lifebuoy with light.
Manual bilge pump.
Danforth spare anchor.
Navigation lights on top of mast, to pushpit and to pulpit.
Sailing, anchor and deck lights.
IOR pole in forecabin.
Fire extinguishers x 4
Simpson Lawrence electric windlass with 40 meters chain.
CQR 35 pounds anchor.
Stainless steel twin bow roller.
Warps and shock absorbers.
Access fuel and water tanks under quarter berth in pilot house.
Teak floor and seats
Teak coamings and winch plinths
Teak toe rails
Teak handrails on roof and deck
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit, guardrails and sheathed guardwires
2 x guardwire gates
Stainless steel foldable boarding ladder
2 x sheathed wire lifelines
2 x mounted ventilators
4 x opening hatches and protection
Topping lift cockpit secured
Edson pedestal wheel steering and covered stainless steel wheel
Wooden mug support
4 x cockpit lockers
1x removable Boarding ladder
We have owned “Wren” for six years and originally selected for her safe family cruising qualities, which she has proven to us over and over again. We have had great fun on her, cruising Cornwall and around the Bristol channel, but are now looking to up-size, hence is our reason for selling.
New Bimini frame and cover - 2013
New rigging and bottles screws - 2011
New epoxy and copper coat - 2011
New cutlass and shaft seal - 2011
New seacocks - 2011
New batteries - 2012
New exhaust water trap - 2012
New raw water strainer - 2012
New battery monitor - 2012
New stack pack - 2013
New mast head led anchor - 2012
Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these details their accuracy is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to employ a qualified Marine surveyor to
carry out a survey of the vessel which should include an engine assessment where appropriate. Baltic Yacht Brokerage are acting as a Broker for the Vendor of this vessel, who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of any business.