Neil Thompson Boats Ltd
Manor Farm, Glandford, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 7JP, UK
Agents for:Norfolk
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Norfolk Trader

Immensely sturdy steel construction with bottom section hull plating up to 25mm to
provide strength for grounding and ample thickness for wear
Very shallow draught
Sits upright when grounded
Hull lines carefully faired at foreward and aft ends to ensure impressive sailing ability
Extremely spacious accommodation for up to 8 people (Norfolk Trader 45)
and 12 people (Norfolk Trader 65)
Full standing headroom throughout
Self-contained and private owner’s cabin (all layouts)
Standard interior layouts include: Full live-aboard
Day-sailing/hospitality
Charter

Specifications

Length on deck:65’0” (20m)
Beam:16’3” (4.96m)
Leeboards fully lowered:9’0” (2.77m)
Sail Area:2475sq.ft (230m²)
Leeboards raised:3’0” (0.91m)
Displacement:54 tons (55,000kg)

Principal Features:

Immensely sturdy steel construction with bottom section hull plating up to 25mm to
provide strength for grounding and ample thickness for wear

Very shallow draught

Sits upright when grounded

Hull lines carefully faired at foreward and aft ends to ensure impressive sailing ability

Extremely spacious accommodation for up to 8 people (Norfolk Trader 45)
and 12 people (Norfolk Trader 65)

Full standing headroom throughout

Self-contained and private owner’s cabin (all layouts)

Standard interior layouts include: Full live-aboard
Day-sailing/hospitality
Charter

Accommodation traditionally outfitted to exceptionally high standards using
Colombian pine and teak with gunmetal and brass fittings

Full epoxy external and internal paint protection ensuring very low maintenance

At least 3 watertight steel bulkheads throughout accommodation

Comprehensive rigid urethane foam insulation on cabin sides, hull sides and
underside of deck

Easy to handle rig (2 crew) utilising self-tailing winches and self-tacking staysail

Spacious cockpit (comfortable seating for at least 8 people)

Centreline propulsion to avoid damage to propeller when anchoring against
sloping canal banks

Space on coach roof for rowing/sailing tender to be mounted in chocks

Easy to lower mast in tabernackle (using anchor windlass operated by one person)

Leeboards operated by electrical push button winches (with manual override)

Bowsprit can easily be raised vertically to reduce length for canal and lock work
or completely removed if required

Lowered bulwarks amidships ensure good visibility from accommodatio

Exterior:

All deck fittings, chain plates, bow roller, etc, manufactured in bronze, gunmetal or stainless steel

Heavy duty stainless steel mooring bollards welded to deck with one extra heavy duty
primary mooring bollard welded to foredeck with massive underdeck strengthening.

Self-draining cockpit

Teak slatted cambered cockpit seats and seat backs

Removable cockpit sole for easy engine removal with traditional teak slatted cockpit
gratings over teak slatted bridge deck

Teak cockpit coaming cappings and teak deck trim as appropriate

Very heavy duty D-section steel rubbing strake fitted around hull at deck level

Non-slip paint finish on all deck and coachroof horizontal surfaces

Large chain locker with hawse pipe in forepeak with easy internal access

Full cathodic protection fitted to hull and ancillary underwater equipment

Deck ventilators fitted over galley, crew’s heads and owner’s heads with traditional style
teak dorade boxes

Heavy duty electric anchor windlass

30kg plough anchor stowed in special roller mounted on bowsprit

50m of 12mm chain in chain locker

Top sides and cabin sides sprayed with 2 pack marine paint system

8 heavy duty safety harness eyes on deck in appropriate positions

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