Neptune Cruiser for sale

Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

$10,334USD
Listed price £8,000 GBP

Tax Paid / Included

General information
Make/model
Neptune Cruiser
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
$10,334 USD | Listed price £8,000 GBP
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year
1967
Designer
Lage Eklund
Length overall
29'6"
Beam
8'2"
Draft
4'11"
Displacement
1.27 tons (U.S.)
Keel
Full Keel
Location
Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Neptune Cruiser

English

I A wooden built Scandinavian classic cruiser, this 1967 

Neptune Cruiser

 was restored by a Dutch specialist a few years ago but has not been sailed since. Now in need of some attention. Original design from 1938, with mahogany on oak frames with mahogany cabin and cockpit and a pine deck. The

Neptune Cruisers

are still built but now in fibreglass and are very popular in the Baltic with a number of races held each season. Complete with a purpose built 2014 twin axle

trailer

. Stored ashore in Argyll, please contact us to arrange a viewing.



Accommodation


Cabin with starboard and port seating with sitting headroom that can be used as berths. Sitting headroom. Forward there is plenty of space for sail storage, deck hatch, shelving and storage.

Sails and rigging


Main sail
Jib
Combined the sail area is a total of 19.5m2
Genoa 2012
Spinnaker
Main sail cover
Rigging tensioner
Four cockpit winches
Stainless steel standing rigging

Engine and machinery


Mercury 5hp two stroke outboard
Removable outboard bracket

Cockpit


Tiller steering
Removable seating
Storage drawers and lockers

Deck gear


Pine on plywood deck. New pine deck fitted 
Foredeck hatch
Stern hatch
Removable outboard bracket
Warps and fenders

Safety equipment


Manual bilge pump
Horseshoe lifebuoy

Further information


2014 purpose built trailer included

This Neptunkryssare, built in 1967 was refitted by a specialist in the restoration of classic Scandinavian yachts based in the Netherlands and sold by him in 2014. A new aluminium mast was fitted as the previous owner had used the old wooden mast for firewood! 
This Neptune Cruiser has not been used for the last few years since being refitted. Her internal and external wood finish does require attention now to bring her back to good order.

Comment


Skerry cruisers (or Square metre yachts) are yachts, usually wooden, which are constructed according to the Square metre rule. The rule applies to the sail area in square meters.
Originating from Sweden, they were historically most popular in the Baltic Sea, though some classes also saw popularity in other European countries and USA. Skerry cruisers are construction classes, meaning that though the boats are not identical with each other, they are all built according to same formula, making them broadly comparable in size and performance. Most skerry cruisers are slender boats, with low freeboards and tall rigs.
The original Skerry Cruiser designs were the most beautiful and fastest yachts in the world when they first came out in Sweden exactly 100 years ago.
The rule produced a classic elegant racing yacht with timeless beautiful and fast lines. With its slim and long hull the speed of these boats is remarkable. In light wind the friction in the water is kept to a minimum, while at increasing speed the overhang portions of the design increases the hull speed by stretching the waterline.

Other Equipment

Chatka

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Propulsion
Engine
Mercury Two stroke
Fuel
Petrol/Gasoline
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