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1981 Cornish Crabber Mk I - £11,750


Lying : Norfolk - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail

Cornish Crabber Mk I

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General Specification

LOA : 8.99m (29ft 6in)
Beam : 2.44m (8ft 0in)
Draft : 0.76m (2ft 6in)
Maximum Draft : 1.45m (4ft 9in)
Keel : Lifting


CONSTRUCTION: GRP with teak rubbing strakes

YEAR: 1981

DIMENSIONS: LOA 29' 6" (9m), BEAM 8' 0" (2.4m), DRAFT 2' 6" (0.8m)

KEEL TYPE: Lift keel (2' 6" plate up, 4' 9" plate down) plus bilge plates

COLOUR: Black with red antifouling and grey decks

INTERIOR: 4 berths in 2 cabins plus toilet and galley

ENGINE: Stuart Turner Sole 11 hp diesel (major overhaul 1997)

RIG TYPE: Gaff Cutter

MAST/SPARS: Spruce (hollow mast) with stainless steel standing rigging. Retractable bowsprit

SAILS: Main, 2 topsails, jib, 2 staysails and cruising chute, plus others - all tan. Jib on Wykeham-Martin furling gear. Furling staysail.

EQUIPMENT: Internal: The vessel has a large cockpit with seating to either side. The companionway leads down into the main cabin where there is a single settee berth to either side and a drop-leaf central table. The galley area is midships to starboard and provides a stainless steel sink (manually pumped cold water), cooker (2 burners and grill) and storage. A folding chart table fits over the top of the galley. Going forward, there is a hanging locker to port and in the forward cabin there are 2 single berths, under the centre section of which there is a Portapotti. Navigation equipment includes: Plastimo Contest compass, Autohelm 1000 autopilot, Seafarer VHF, Seafarer electromagnetic log, Seafarer echosounder, Firdell Blipper radar reflector and navigation lights. External: The boat carries a plough anchor with 37 fathoms 1/2" and 10 fathoms 5/16" galvanised chain. She also has a Fisherman's anchor and a Danforth with nylon warp. She has a boarding ladder, cockpit tent and full set of warps and fenders.

REMARKS: This boat was owned by the Penzance harbour master for 16 years, where she was class raced. It is understood her hull was epoxied in 1996.

OUR OPINION: Nicely presented, traditional style boat. Understood to sail well, these are very appealing vessels.


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