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1960 Folkboat

Aldeburgh, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£6,000

2The Folkboat is a classic, popular sailing cruiser, with attractive lines and good sailing performance. This particular example was built by Parhams and Son of Emsworth in 1960 and is presented in good order. She has an extended coach roof and is fitted with a Yanmar diesel engine (200 hours ran since last reconditioned). An excellent opportunity to acquire a 'proper yacht' at an attractive price that has been in her current ownership for over 42 years. .

Basic Boat Info

Price: £6,000
Make: Folkboat
Year: 1960
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Parham & Son
Designer: Tord Sunden
Construction: Wood
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 25'3 ft / 7.70 m
Length Overall: 25'3 ft / 7.70 m
Beam: 7'3 ft / 2.20 m
Max Draft: 3'11 ft / 1.20 m
Displacement: 2,160.46 kg
Single Berths: 4
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: GM10
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 10hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 4 L

Other

Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Antique and Classics

Contact

Howard Ford
Howard Ford Marine Sales

Office

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


Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to 3 1/2 berths in a single cabin. Steps leading down from cockpit to saloon with quarter berths to both port and starboard side. Galley to port with gimballed single burner primus stove. Solid fuel stove with settee berth opposite to starboard side. Small childs berth to port. Foc'sle for storage to bow. 

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway. Yanmar GM10 10 hp diesel engine. Electric start. Raw water cooled. Shaft drive to fixed three bladed propeller. Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. (Serviced January 2015) and ran approx. 200 hours since major recondition.

Alternator charging to 1 x 12 volt battery (2012)

12 volt switch panel

Deck Equipment

25lb CQR and 20lb Kedge Anchors

Galvanised pulpit, stainless steel pushpit and stanchions with rope lifelines

Cockpit cover

Sail cover

Various fenders & warps

Boathook

Boarding ladder

Sheet winches x 2

Reefing winch x 1

Avon Redcrest dinghy and oars

 

Sails & Spars

Fractional rigged sloop. Silver aluminim mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (renewed 2005). Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing to mainsail. Spinnaker pole

Mainsail - OK

Genoa - Good

Jib - Good

Storm Jib - As new

Spinnaker - Good

Storm Trysail - As new

Navigation Equipment

Steering compass

VHF Radio with aerial

Full navigation lights

Log

Radar reflector

Barometer

Various charts

Safety Equipment

Bilge pump

Spreader lights

Fire extinguisher (expiry date unknown)

Fire blanket (expiry date unknown)

Harness

Life sling and floating line

Construction

Built in 1960 by Parham & Sons of Emsworth to a design of Tord Sunden. Mahogany on oak, carvel hull construction painted white. Long keel. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Marine ply sheathed and painted decks. Extended coach roof in varnished mahogany. Cockpit with seating and storage under.

Comments

The Folkboat is a classic, popular sailing cruiser, with attractive lines and good sailing performance. This particular example was built by Parhams and Son of Emsworth in 1960 and is presented in good order. She has an extended coach roof and is fitted with a Yanmar diesel engine (200 hours ran since last reconditioned). An excellent opportunity to acquire a 'proper yacht' at an attractive price that has been in her current ownership for over 42 years 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.


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