Posted Here 16 Dec 2000 - Withdrawn


Wooden Gaff Cutter 46'
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LOA  46'
LWL  39'
Beam 11'
Draught 5,5'
Displacement 18 ton

Beautiful and traditional with plenty of character

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, Pitch pine 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
Steering: Tiller
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 hanging space.
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 starboard.
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 and 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.

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Running: backstays of stainless steel and terylene. Standing: shrouds, forestays of stainless steel  


One mast of solid pine plus boom, Gaff, 2 whisker 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.

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Duty paid in Cyprus 
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