Levington Suffolk UK|
Alan Buchanan designs need little introduction. A master of his art, he had a gift for designing yachts that are easy on the eye, sail beautifully and are comfortable and seakindly in all conditions. Sael, a Saxon Class sloop built by Priors to Lloyds 100A1, has benefited from knowledgeable and careful owners from new and is presented for sale in really nice condition. Carvel Mahogany planking on Canadian Rock Elm frames. Copper fastened. White painted topsides with gold cove line (repainted 2018). Varnished Teak toe rail.
Now only for sale due to a change in family circumstances, she represents a wonderful opportunity to own a beautiful, head-turning classic yacht.
Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office (IP10 0LN) - 01473 659 681
|No. of engines:||1|
|Cruising Speed:||6 knots|
|Maximum Speed:||7 knots|
|Length over all:||34'|
|Length at waterline:||26' 7"|
|Maximum draft:||6' 6"|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||45 Litres|
|Water capacity:||115 Litres|
The accommodation is attractively finished with white paint and varnished coamings and offers up to five berths in two cabins. In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to foredeck. Anchor chain stowage forward in the forepeak. Separate heads compartment to port with traditional Baby Blake marine toilet. Swing out washbasin with manually pumped water supply. Hanging locker opposite. In saloon, two settee berths with stowage behind and beneath. Fixed table with drop leaves. Unvarnished Teak soleboards throughout. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth behind and galley opposite. Tecma Nelson two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven (2018). Self draining stowage for two gas bottles. New gas hoses, regulator and cabin isolator 2018. Gas Certificate 2018. Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply. Oilskin hanging locker by the companionway.
Built by R.J. Prior & Sons, Burnham on Crouch to a design by Alan Buchanan. Carvel Mahogany planking on Canadian Rock Elm frames. Copper fastened. White painted topsides with gold cove line (repainted 2018). Varnished Teak toe rail. Sheathed marine plywood deck with non-slip deck paint. Varnished Teak superstructure and coamings. Long keel with cast iron ballast. Keelbolts last drawn and inspected 1998. Iron strap floors and hanging knees. Keel hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit.
Delta anchor with chain
Danforth kedge anchor
Manual anchor windlass
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
Lifeline gates port and starboard
Teak coachroof grabrails
Three mushroom deck ventilators
Two dorade deck ventilators
Sail cover with boat name
Various warps and fenders
Overall winter cover (afloat or ashore) 2017
Avon Redstart inflatable dinghy
Seagull outboard engine
Sestrel steering compass
Raymarine i50 depth, baoptspeed and log
Raymarine i60 windspeed and direction
Icom DSC VHF radio with AIS receiver
Raymarine eS97 chart plotter with 9" screen
Autohelm ST4000 autopilot
LED masthead and deck level navigation lights
Clock and barometer
Located under the companionway, Perkins Perama three cylinder 29hp diesel engine, fitted new in 1997. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Single lever control. 10 gallon fuel capacity giving approximately 125 mile range at 6 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 7 knots.
Masthead rigged sloop. Keel stepped Spruce mast with Spruce boom, both varnished. New mast gaiter 2017. Stainless steel standing rigging (2001/5). Terylene running rigging. Furlex 200S headsail furling system. Roller reefing mainsail (original system). Some lines led aft to cockpit. Two halyard winches on mast. Two control line winches by companionway. Two Lewmar 40 self tailing sheet winches. New genoa tracks 2018.
All sails are in good condition and the mainsail and furling genoa were valeted in 2018:
2 x 12 volt batteries in two banks (2019)
240 volt shorepower system
Victron Blue Power 30 amp battery charger
Two fire extinguishers
Cockpit harness points
Two horseshoe lifebuoys with lights
Seasava 4 person canister liferaft (last service May2018) with stainless steel cradle
Manual bilge pump
High capacity electric bilge pump 2018
The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner s specific needs.