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1949 Japonica Class Broads Yacht - £7,000

Lying : Afloat Norfolk Broads - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail

Japonica Class Broads Yacht

General Specification

Builder : Martham Boatbuilding & Development
LOA : 9.14m (30ft 0in)
LOD : 9.14m (30ft 0in)
LWL : 9m (29ft 6in)
Beam : 2.9m (9ft 6in)
Draft : 0.91m (3ft 0in)
Keel : Fin


Rigging & Sails

Mechanical & Electrical




The Japonica is a popular family Broads yacht due to her spacious and comfortable accommodation. This example was formerly part of the Alfred Turner, Colin Facey and NBYC hire fleets as Jasmine 1, and is understood to have had three previous private owners prior to being purchased by the current owner in 2013. She was restored by Martham Boats between 2009 and 2013, and she has since undergone regular maintenance. Unlike two of her sister yachts, she has not been registered with the River Cruiser Class to date, but we seen no reason why she could not be subject to going through the normal formalities (being scrutinised, etc.). An ideal family Broads sailing cruiser!

UPDATE APRIL 2018: Due to be relaunched soon with an overhauled engine, planks checked and replaced as necessary, exterior woodwork re-varnished and decks repainted. New photos coming soon!


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