Folkboat for sale

Aldeburgh, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

£6,000 GBP

General information
Make/model
Folkboat
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
£6,000 GBP
Year
1960
Designer
Tord Sunden
Length overall
7.70 metres
Beam
2.20 metres
Draft
1.20 metres
Displacement
2,160 kg
Keel
Full keel
Location
Aldeburgh, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Folkboat

2The Folkboat is a classic, popular sailing cruiser, with attractive lines and good sailing performance. This particular example was built by Parhams and Son of Emsworth in 1960 and is presented in good order. She has an extended coach roof and is fitted with a Yanmar diesel engine (200 hours ran since last reconditioned). An excellent opportunity to acquire a 'proper yacht' at an attractive price that has been in her current ownership for over 42 years. .



Accommodation


The accommodation offers up to 3 1/2 berths in a single cabin. Steps leading down from cockpit to saloon with quarter berths to both port and starboard side. Galley to port with gimballed single burner primus stove. Solid fuel stove with settee berth opposite to starboard side. Small childs berth to port. Foc'sle for storage to bow. 

Mechanical Systems


Located abaft the companionway. Yanmar GM10 10 hp diesel engine. Electric start. Raw water cooled. Shaft drive to fixed three bladed propeller. Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. (Serviced January 2015) and ran approx. 200 hours since major recondition.

Alternator charging to 1 x 12 volt battery (2012)

12 volt switch panel

Deck Equipment


25lb CQR and 20lb Kedge Anchors

Galvanised pulpit, stainless steel pushpit and stanchions with rope lifelines

Cockpit cover

Sail cover

Various fenders & warps

Boathook

Boarding ladder

Sheet winches x 2

Reefing winch x 1

Avon Redcrest dinghy and oars

Sails & Spars


Fractional rigged sloop. Silver aluminim mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (renewed 2005). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail. Spinnaker pole

Mainsail - OK

Genoa - Good

Jib - Good

Storm Jib - As new

Spinnaker - Good

Storm Trysail - As new

Navigation Equipment


Steering compass

VHF Radio with aerial

Full navigation lights

Log

Radar reflector

Barometer

Various charts

Safety Equipment


Bilge pump

Spreader lights

Fire extinguisher (expiry date unknown)

Fire blanket (expiry date unknown)

Harness

Life sling and floating line

Construction


Built in 1960 by Parham & Sons of Emsworth to a design of Tord Sunden. Mahogany on oak, carvel hull construction painted white. Long keel. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Marine ply sheathed and painted decks. Extended coach roof in varnished mahogany. Cockpit with seating and storage under.

Comments


The Folkboat is a classic, popular sailing cruiser, with attractive lines and good sailing performance. This particular example was built by Parhams and Son of Emsworth in 1960 and is presented in good order. She has an extended coach roof and is fitted with a Yanmar diesel engine (200 hours ran since last reconditioned). An excellent opportunity to acquire a 'proper yacht' at an attractive price that has been in her current ownership for over 42 years Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

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Propulsion
Engine
Yanmar GM10
Fuel
Diesel
Maximum speed
11 kph
Cruising speed
9 kph
Accommodation
Number of cabins
1
Number of berths
4
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Broker/Dealer Information

Howard Ford Marine Sales

Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Tidemill Way
Woodbridge,
IP12 1BP
United Kingdom
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