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1935 Isle of Man Nobby Gaff Ketch

£13,500 (Listed price: US$21,780)

Portsmouth,United Kingdom

Stern view
Bow view
Foredeck
Forepeak
Galley
Heads
Saloon
Sidedeck
Mast tabernacle
Fuel tank
wheelhouse
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Description/Condition

Traditional Manx Nobby built as a sailing fishing boat on the Isle of Man. Converted to a yacht in 1952. Bermudan ketch rig on varnished wooden spars. Ruggarini 27hp diesel installed in 1994 gives 7 knots. 4 berths in the saloon and fore cabin. Nice looking traditional boat with an interesting history.




Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Wood 
Beam 10 ftMax Draft 4 ft 
Length at Waterline 30 ftLength on Deck 30 ft 
Length Overall 36 ftNumber of Engines 1 
For Sale by

Wooden Ships

2 Southford Road
Devon
TQ6 9QS
United Kingdom

Fax:  +44 (0)1803 833899

Full specification

Designer:

Traditional ‘Nobby’ design

Builder:

Neakle and Watterson, Peel, Isle of Man

Year:

1935

Built as a traditional sailing fishing boat.  Converted to a yacht in 1952 with the addition of the coachroof, wheelhouse and ketch rig.

Construction:

Planked in 1 ¼” larch all copper fastened to steam bent oak timbers.  The garboards and next two planks have been replaced in mahogany.  Grown oak floors.

Straight stem with long straight keel to a canoe stern.

Deck is laid in 2 sheets of ½” marine plywood finished in deck paint.

Varnished mahogany coachroof coamings with 3 aluminium framed portholes each side and a sheathed plywood coachroof deck.  Raised wheelhouse with glass windows all round.  Handrails on the coachroof deck.  Hatch in the wheelhouse roof.

 

Rig:

Bermudan ketch rig on deck stepped varnished wooden masts.

Main mast is stepped in a tabernacle on the coachroof, mizzen is held in a galvanised shoe on the aft wheelhouse coaming.

Varnished wooden slab reefing booms and bowsprit.

Stainless steel standing rigging to galvanised rigging screws and internal galvanised chainplates.

 

All sails in tan terylene.

Mainsail

Mizzen

Jib

Staysail

Genoa

Storm jib

Machinery:

Ruggarini (Watermota) 27hp twin cylinder diesel installed in 1994 gives 7 knots.

Stainless steel shaft to fixed 3 blade bronze propeller.

91 litre plastic fuel tank, new in 2011, under the port side deck in the wheelhouse.

 

Accommodation:

Steps down from the sheltered wheelhouse into the main cabin.  Galley to starboard with a gimballed plastimo gas hob with oven and grill.  2 stainless steel sinks with hand pumped fresh water.

Saloon with U-shaped seating arrangement making a dinette that drops down to a large double berth.

Forward of this is a heads compartment to port with a Jabsco sea toilet.  Hanging locker to starboard.

Twin 6’6” V-berths in the forepeak with a forehatch over.

 

Inventory:

Steering compass

DSC VHF

GPS

Radar

Echo sounder

Walker trailing log

Wind speed/direction

Aerogen wind battery charger

4 man liferaft

Avon inflatable tender with oars

Designer:

Traditional ‘Nobby’ design

Builder:

Neakle and Watterson, Peel, Isle of Man

Year:

1935

Built as a traditional sailing fishing boat.  Converted to a yacht in 1952 with the addition of the coachroof, wheelhouse and ketch rig.

Construction:

Planked in 1 ¼” larch all copper fastened to steam bent oak timbers.  The garboards and next two planks have been replaced in mahogany.  Grown oak floors.

Straight stem with long straight keel to a canoe stern.

Deck is laid in 2 sheets of ½” marine plywood finished in deck paint.

Varnished mahogany coachroof coamings with 3 aluminium framed portholes each side and a sheathed plywood coachroof deck.  Raised wheelhouse with glass windows all round.  Handrails on the coachroof deck.  Hatch in the wheelhouse roof.

 

Rig:

Bermudan ketch rig on deck stepped varnished wooden masts.

Main mast is stepped in a tabernacle on the coachroof, mizzen is held in a galvanised shoe on the aft wheelhouse coaming.

Varnished wooden slab reefing booms and bowsprit.

Stainless steel standing rigging to galvanised rigging screws and internal galvanised chainplates.

 

All sails in tan ter

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