1937 Golden Dawn Broads Cruiser - £12,500
Lying : Suffolk - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail
LOA : 9.14m (30ft 0in)
Beam : 2.69m (8ft 10in)
Draft : 0.86m (2ft 10in)
Keel : Fin
- Teak and Iroko on Oak
- Long fin keel
- Decks are vinyl covered
- Cabin top is finished in traditional lino
Rigging & Sails
- Gaff Sloop rig
- Timber counterbalanced mast stepped in a tabernacle
- Working jib
- Storm jib
- Large jib
Mechanical & Electrical
- Nanni 10 hp diesel (installed new 1989)
- 4/5 berths plus heads and galley
- The vessel has a good sized cockpit with seating and lockers to both sides. On the starboard side, there is a fitted, folding sink unit with drainer in addition to which there are crockery and food cupboards situated under the seats. The cabin, the roof of which has a lifting centre section, is separated into 3 main sections: aft, which has a full-length settee berth to either side, centre, which houses the galley and heads and forward where there are two further full-length berths. It is understood that the upholstery was renewed comparatively recently - it is certainly in a condition which bears this out. There are drawers under all of the berths. In addition, there is a purpose-made mattress which provides a 5th berth on the floor in the forward cabin. The galley area, which has a sliding hatch in the roof, provides a Flavel Vanessa cooker (2 burners, grill and oven) plus storage, and the heads has a sliding handbasin and sea-toilet. The folding canvas gussets (where the cabin top lifts) have recently been renewed in blue canvas and appear to be unmarked. Her forepeak is extremely clean and tidy and she has a self-contained, drained gas locker in the foredeck (contains two gas bottles).
- Cruising awning which doubles as a cockpit tent, for which there are frames (excellent condition)
- Second awning for use when moored (excellent condition)
- Overall winter cover (excellent condition)
- Ropes, warps and fenders and mudweight
The vessel was surveyed in 1997 (report could be made available). In this there was a recommendation that her gas installation be upgraded and this is understood to have been done. This is a really nice, well maintained boat which has clearly been much loved - and still is. It is unusual to find a Broads sailing cruiser built in teak. Add to this the facts that she has (a) been professionally maintained for the last 29 years and (b) been in the same ownership throughout that period and she must be an attractive option. Early viewing is recommended.
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