Wooden Gaff Cutter 46'
Displacement 18 ton
Built in the style of a Brixham Trawler,
(but with finer lines) in
Alexandria in 1950. Long straight 1.5 tons cast iron ballast keel,
on acacia hull and teak on marine ply decks.
Main engine: Perkins 4.108. New in 1990
Electrics: 1x12v starting and 4x12v domestic batteries
Berths: 1 double and 3 single
Tankage: 70 gals diesel and 50 gals water
Anchoring: S & L electric windlass, 45lb CQR with 96m cal 3/8 chain,
Danforth 15kg, small fisherman with chain and warp.
Accommodation and Layout
Forepeak: Chain and anchor locker plus sail bin, stowage and
Forecabin: 2 berths. Single head with Lavac, port and
hanging locker starboard.
Main Saloon: 1 double and 1 single berth.
Galley: Flavel gas cooker, port and chart table plus fridge
6'4" headroom except for in the forepeak
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Compasses, Walker log, Depth sounder, VHF, Drake ham
radio, Phillips world receiver, Autohelm self steering, Aries wind vane
Garmin GPS 65.
Main, topsail, staysail, No1 jib, No 2 jib, storm
jib, storm trisail, genoa staysails in Dracon by Cheong Lee and
drifter in nylon.
Running: backstays of stainless steel and terylene.
Standing: shrouds, forestays of stainless steel
One mast of solid pine plus boom, Gaff, 2
poles and bowsprit
Built by Mohammed Hamada in Alexandria in 1950 the
current owners have had her since 1965.In that time they have cruised the
Eastern Med extensively as well as a voyage to the Caribbean and another
to Brazil. In 1974 Mohammed's younger brother, Moustafa, rebuilt the
decks, bulwark and interior. In 1989 the mast and spars were overhauled
and all the rigging was renewed.
Duty paid in Cyprus
She is Withdrawn
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