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1960 Truman Calypso - £6,000


Lying : Norfolk - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail

Truman Calypso

General Specification

LOA : 8.08m (26ft 6in)
Beam : 2.54m (8ft 4in)
Draft : 0.86m (2ft 10in)
Keel : Fin


CONSTRUCTION: Glued strip plank - mahogany on oak

YEAR: 1960, completely refurbished under professional supervision 1994/95

DIMENSIONS: LOA 26' 6", BEAM 8' 4", DRAFT 2' 10", MINIMUM AIR DRAFT 5' 10"

KEEL TYPE: Fin (aeroflow)

COLOUR: White with varnished superstructure

INTERIOR: 4 berths in 2 cabins plus galley and heads

ENGINE: Volvo 2001 10 hp diesel (installed new 1995)

RIG TYPE: Bermudan sloop

MAST/SPARS: Timber - hollow

SAILS: Main (new 1997) and jib

EQUIPMENT: Internal: The craft has a good-sized centre cockpit with whipstaff steering, a gas fridge and the vessels gas box, batteries, etc. Going aft, there is a separate sleeping cabin with 2 full-length berths and standing headroom centrally. Forward, at the foot of the companionway, to port is the galley area with a Flavel Vanessa gas cooker (2 burners, grill and oven), sink unit with pressurised cold water, storage and draining board. Opposite this is the good-sized heads, with a sea-toilet and hand basin. Immediately for'ard of this, there are hanging lockers and swing-out seats to either side of the vessel, a central removable drop-leaf table and a fitted settee which converts into a double berth. Upholstery is in green-beige material. To each side there are cupboards, shelves and cave lockers giving a large amount of storage (additional storage is located under the settee). All internal wood-work is in varnished mahogany and her deck heads are coated in corkrum and painted white. The vessel has electric lighting and has a catalytic heater in the main cabin. Headroom in the main cabin is 6'4". External: The vessel has a fitted pram hood on the cockpit plus a cockpit cover. Being a Broads boat, she is fitted with mast lowering equipment, activated by a winch fitted in the forepeak. She comes complete ropes, warps and fenders.

REMARKS: Designed for family use, these ex-hire craft combine good looks with a fair degree of spaciousness and good headroom. It is understood the vessel was the subject of a major refurbishment which included replacement of upholstery, re-varnishing (inside and out), cooker, fridge, window and ports, carpets, etc. Externally, her decks were recovered (Trakmark) as also was her cabin top. Her standing and running rigging were also replaced, her mast rebuilt, some planking replaced, chrome work re-plated, etc.

OUR OPINION: A pretty boat with good accommodation: well worth seeing.

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