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1936 Auxillary Day Sailer - £5,950

Lying : London - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail

Auxillary Day Sailer

General Specification

Builder : Burnham Yacht Company
LOA : 7.92m (26ft 0in)
Beam : 1.98m (6ft 6in)
Draft : 1.07m (3ft 6in)
Keel : Fin

Remarks

CONSTRUCTION: Carvel (believed teak on oak) on steamed frames, by the Burnham Yacht Company

YEAR: 1936

DIMENSIONS: LOA 26'. BEAM 6' 6", DRAFT 3' 6"

KEEL TYPE: Long fin

COLOUR: White

INTERIOR: Large open cockpit with forward doghouse

ENGINE: Stuart Turner 2 cylinder petrol

RIG TYPE: Bermudian sloop

MAST/SPARS: Alloy

SAILS: Roller-reefed, terylene main and new headsail

EQUIPMENT: Sheet winches port and starboard, Whale bilge pump with strum box, anchor and warp plus flag staff and ensign, new cockpit cover and sail cover. She comes complete with a boat cradle.

REMARKS: It is understood this boat was built originally for Air Commodore Sowrey CBE, DFC, AFC, and that she is listed in the Lloyds Register of Yachts 1959. She has been the subject of extensive restoration in 1990 which included a new stern post, decks, coach roof, coamings, side benches and engine casing. Her engine has been thoroughly overhauled, with all necessary parts - including a fuel tank and pipework - being installed. It is understood that since restoration she has been kept under cover. In consequence, although we understand her to be generally sound, she has dried out and will need some re-caulking prior to launch.

OUR OPINION: Although not personally inspected, she would appear to be the sort of day sailer of which dreams are made: classic lines, from her spoon bow to her elegantly tapering counter - very pretty. The photos show the boat shortly after restoration in 1990.

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