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1959 Classic Craft Eversons Gaff Yawl

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£32,000

A beautifully restored One off, Gaff Yawl, built by Everson & Sons of Woodbridge in 1959. She has undergone an extensive, professional refit over the last few years, including a new engine in 2022, new sails in 2014, new upholstery in 2022 and so much more. Full details on request. She is only for sale due to health issues and will need a new main mast and running rigging. This is rare opportunity to purchase a Classic boat with just some finishing touches needed.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Classic Craft
Model: Eversons Gaff Yawl
Year: 1959
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Wood
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 30 ft / 9.14 m
Length Overall: 42 ft / 12.80 m
Waterline Length: 26 ft / 7.92 m
Beam: 8'6 ft / 2.59 m
Max Draft: 3'10 ft / 1.17 m
Min Draft: 3'10 ft / 1.17 m
Displacement: 6,000 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Nanni
  • Model: N3.3HE
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 BladeBronze
  • Engine Location: Center
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 2022
  • Engine Hours: 10
Cruising Speed: 4.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 26 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 13 L

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Antique And Classics

Contact

Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales

Office

Howard Ford Marine Sales
Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
Tel:+44 (0)1394 385577
Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.



Accommodations

The accommodation offers up to four berths in two cabins. Double berth to port in forward cabin, storage under and heads (new) to starboard. Opening hatch to foredeck.  Saloon with settee berths port and starboard, with stowage above and below. Mahogany table, with folding leaves to port and Taylors refurbished cabin heater. Four opening ports. Aft to  starboard galley unit, with sink with H&C freshwater supply. Stowage above and below and opening port. Taylors Paraffin cooker opposite to port, with storage above and below and opening port. Wet locker aft to port with opening port. Navigation area opposite to starboard, with chart table and opening port. Steps up to cockpit, with seating and stowage under. Full interior lighting. New interior upholstery 2023.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the companionway. 2022 Nanni N3.3HE 29 hp diesel engine, with technodrive TMC 60 2:1 reduction gearbox. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed 3 bladed propeller. Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 4-5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. 10 hours running. Calorifier.

Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (new)

12 volt switch panels with battery monitor

240 Volt shore power with charger

 

Sails & Spars

Yawl rigged, will require new main Mast. Slab reefing. Wykeham Martin Genoa furling unit.

 

Mainsail Dacron/canvas - 2014- good

No 1 Genoa Dacron/canvas - North Sails Tollesbury - 2014 - good

No 2 Genoa Dacron/canvas - North Sails Tollesbury - 2014 - good

Mizzen Dacron/canvas - North Sails Tollesbury - 2014 - good

Reacher - Terylene - 2014 - good

 

Bowsprit and Bumpkin are fully retractable

 

Navigation Equipment

Plastimo Mini Contest steering compass

Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot

Raymarine ST40 Wind speed/direction

Simrad RD68 DSC VHF radio with aerial

Garmin GPS 152

Simrad IS12 combi depth sounder/speed/log

Full navigation lights

Clock & barometer

Deck Equipment

Plough anchor with 50 metres chain

New Lofrans Lion electric anchor winch

Fisherman's kedge anchor

Stainless steel stanchions with guard wires

Sail covers x 2

Boathook x 2

Various fenders & warps

Sheet winches x 4

Mast crutch

Safety Equipment

2 x Bilge pumps (new 2022)

Fire extinguisher (expiry date unknown)

Radar reflector

Construction

Designed and built in 1959 by Everson & Sons Ltd of Woodbridge, with a Maurice Griffiths sail plan. Ivory painted mahogany hull on oak frames. Varnished coach roof and cockpit, with grey painted non-slip to decks, cabin top and cockpit floor. Long traditional iron keel. Tiller steering to keel hung rudder. Extensive work carried out at Larkman's of Woodbridge  over the last few years. A 2022 survey is available to view.

Bowsprit and Bumpkin are fully retractable

Comments

A beautifully restored One off, Gaff Yawl, built by Everson & Sons of Woodbridge in 1959. She has undergone an extensive, professional refit over the last few years, including a new engine in 2022, new sails in 2014, new upholstery in 2022 and so much more. Full details on request. She is only for sale due to health issues and will need a new main mast and running rigging. This is rare opportunity to purchase a Classic boat with just some finishing touches needed. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.