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1985 Finlay Nicol of Tayport bermudan rigged staysail schooner

£115,000 (Listed price: US$179,584)


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bermudan staysail schooner


In the spirit of Herreschoff. 50ft Bermudan rigged auxiliary staysail schooner. Iroko carvel strip planking on iroko frames sheathed in glass fibre & epoxy. Teak deck, spruce masts. Sails by Ratsey & Lapthorn. 3 double cabins, 4 additional berths, 2 heads and showers. Raymarine instruments & plotter. 72HP Ford 100G fuel 130G water. Large inventory of new equipment since circumnavigation. Major refit spring 2011. Lovely for anything from blue water cruising to classic racing including shorthanded sailing.

Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Wood 
Beam 13 ftMax Draft 6 ft 6 in 
Engine Make FordEngine Model 1011 E 
Engine Year 1982Fuel Capacity 120 gal 
Length at Waterline 41 ftLength Overall 50 ft 
Number of Heads 2Water Capacity 130 gal 
Number of Berths 3Number of Engines 1 
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The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Additional Information

Rig:                         bermudan rigged staysail schooner.


Designer:             Eric M See and Morris Johnson of Fareham Boat Plans in 1962.


Builder:               Finlay Nicol of Tayport, Scotland. The keel was laid in 1982 and she was launched in 1985.



LOA 57ft includes bowsprit.

Hull length 50ft (15.4m)

Waterline length 41ft (13.03m)

Beam13ft (4m)

Draught 6ft 6inches (2m)



Hull: Iroko strip planking on laminated iroko frames. Planks planed to fit, glued (caseadex/cascamite) and edge nailed with 3 inch copper nails. All screws are bronze. Sheathed in glass cloth with 5 coats of epoxy on hull and 2 coats of epoxy on the topsides.

Deck: of half inch marine ply faced with half inch teak deck planking.

Stem and stern posts: Douglas fir.

Masts and spars: Sitka spruce

Keel bolts (18-20) are 7/8inch galvanized mild steel



                        Ford 72HP 1011E with Bowman mariniser


connected 25 gallon stainless steel tanks plus a 30 gallon plastic ‘pillow’ tank giving total capacity of 130 gallons


                        120 gallons in two balanced tanks.