|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Heybridge Basin. Essex, CM9 4SD Essex UK
|Reference:||Albert & Florence|
A traditional styled open day boat, inspired by the Edwardian Pilot cutters. Albert and Florence was built as a "one off", by a retired shipwright, around 1985.
In her present ownership she has undergone an extensive refit. All rigging renewed. Vessel in commission spending the summer on a swinging mooring.
To be SOLD with her road trailer.
|Vessel name:||Albert and Florence|
|Vessel condition:||Very good, in commission|
|Vessel type:||Open dayboat, stripped plank displacement hull|
|Model:||20ft Colne Pilot Cutter open dayboat|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yamaha long shaft outboard|
|Fuel type:||Petrol (Gas)|
|Cruising Speed:||4 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||6 Knots|
|Length over all:||23' 6"|
|Length of deck:||20'|
|Length at waterline:||18'|
|Maximum draft:||3' 6"|
|Draft, keel up:||2'|
|Hull colour:||Topaz blue|
|Displacement:||1 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||15 Litres|
4hp, Yamaha outboard, long shaft, 2 stroke fuel, pull cord start. Raw water cooled.
in good condition recently serviced.
5th May 2019
It is hung from an outboard bracket attached to the transom.
Reputed to have been built by a retired shipwright from James & Stones Shipyard , Brightlingsea, Essex. Her design inspired by the lines of the Colne Revenue Pilot Cutters. A steady, open day boat with a good turn of speed for keeping up with the Fishing sailing smacks.
She has a centreboard. all up weight 1.25tons which includes the 600lbs of lead ingot trimming ballast sat in purpose built tray.
Open hull 1 inch mahogany strip planked construction. epoxy resin inside and out. with a painted finish. Sheathed up to the waterline. Quarter decks also sheathed and painted. All was refitted and fared during the Spring of 2016. The hull is now watertight ( the old glue in the strip plank process has disintegrated. )
Varnished wooden thwarts and bench seating.
New Oak Samson post.
The rudder and mast have both had stainless steel strengthening.
Road/ yard/ storage trailer.
CQR with 100ft of chain and warp
fenders and mooring warp.
Kedge anchor & warp.
Gaff rigged. Keel stepped mast. Gaff and boom varnished pine...
Bowsprit takes her overall length to 23ft 6ins.
2 x Gibb sheet winches
All sail are in a good condition. All made by Ratsey & Lapthorne material used Tan coloured Dacron.
Gaff Mainsail with slab reefing, Foresail,Stay sail, jib and spinnaker
Roller furling on the head sail
Main sail cover
Rigged all renewed in 2013.
Tiller steering, transom hung rudder.
Solar panel to maintain the battery life .
Automatic bilge pump. In the season she is kept on a swing mooring.
Automatic bilge pump
2 x life jackets.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.