William King & Sons Classic Wooden Sloop 32'
William King & Sons Classic Wooden Sloop 32' for sale | 9.75m (32'0") | 1926 | 1x diesel 27hp | Wood carvel Construction | Long keel underwater profile | 4 berths | Boat REF# 220010
|Builder||William King & Sons|
|Fuel capacity||54.6 ltr (12.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||20.0 ltr (4.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x Diesel 27hp|
|Engine make and model||Yanmar 3GM30-93 (2005)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Prop(s)||3 blade bronze. (+ Rope Cutter)|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||7 knots|
Engine serviced and winterised professionally.
|Draft Min||1.40m (4'7")|
|Draft Max||1.40m (4'7")|
Sloop rigged Spruce Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2009)
|Mainsail||- Roller boom (unknown year)|
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Spinnaker (unknown year)|
|Storm Jib (unknown year)|
Recently laundered sails, all professionally inspected (inc cover & spray-hood) and repaired as necessary for the 2017 season.
Two spinnaker poles.
Twin running backstays.
Chain plates replaced 2005.
Foresail roller-reefing installed 1985.
Mainsail can be roller or slab reefed.
All timber spars refurbished 2017.
New mast-head nav light & VHF aerial 2017.
Boom cover & sprayhood inspected & cleaned.
12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine
|Underwater profile||Long keel|
Hull constructed in pitch pine with teak king planks on oak frames, caulked and filled seams over traditional framework.
Hull re-caulked 2017.
Sea-cocks serviced 2017.
New anodes 2017.
New auto bilge-pump 2017.
Hull topsides re-painted & varnished 2017.
Epifanes PP re-varnishing system includes doghouse, mast & spars.
Deck & rudder refurbished 2017.
Skylight stripped, varnished & re-glazed in 10mm perspex 2017.
Cockpit doghouse & deck stripped & varnished 2017.
Offset propeller shaft to starboard.
Twin steel fuel tanks.
Single steel water tank.
Curent Gas certificate
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of single berths||4|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Manual water system|
|Fresh water wash|
Main saloon attractively finished in teak.
Reflex oil fired stove against forward bulkhead.
Baby Blake sea toilet in foc'sle, serviced 2017.
Refleks 71/66/62M paraffin cabin heater.
Taylors 043 gas cooker, grill & oven.
2 burner gas cooker
Garmin 2106 chart plotter.
Icom Marine IC-M56 VHF Radio.
Seafarer 600 echo sounder.
Autohelm 2000 autopilot.
Nasa Clipper log.
2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
(35lb CQR & 15kg Bruce)
40.00m (131'3") of chain
Loadstar dinghy (unknown year)
3.3hp outboard, Mariner, Short Shaft (2002)
3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 Electric)
Two Whale manual bilge pumps.
One auto-electric bilge pump.
£2000 has been spent this spring on servicing the engine and fuel system. A new engine inlet water strainer has been fitted with a new sea-cock, also the stern gland has been repacked. All antifouled and now ready for launch in three weeks time
This is a rare opportunity to own a very much admired 1926 classic wooden yacht Recently refurbished professionally and in fine condition, this is your chance to enjoy all the advantages of sailing a beautiful example of a traditionally constructed auxiliary bermudan sloop. Originally built in 1926 by William King and Sons, Burnham on Crouch, she is a treasured classic that has been with the current owner since 1977. She was cruised last season and will be back on her mooring for the 2018 season.
1. Finished to a high standard, she is being well maintained and major restoration works have just been professionally completed. Recent expenditure has exceeded £30,000 after a full professional survey obtaining a valuation of £36,000. Any work to bring her to top condition were addressed and improvements carried out. Finishing off with all the necessary re-painting & re-varnishing works. The current owner wishes to ensure this fine vessel cruises for many more years and therefore instigated the refurbishment works prior to sale.
THE PRESENT OWNER IS RETIRING FROM SAILING AND INVITES ANY OFFERS . This cherished and admired classic yacht is awaiting a new owner.
A relatively full hull form and broad transom, she gives the impression of a much larger yacht, she would therefore make a most attractive family cruising yacht. Recent survey report available Latest photos taken August 2017 ,These boat details are subject to contract.
This William King & Sons Classic Wooden Sloop 32' has been personally photographed and viewed by Derek Armstrong of Boatshed Scotland. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.