Harry Feltham Bermudan Cutter - Boat For Sale

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Category:Boats
Section:Sailing Boats
Reference:1076
Make:Harry Feltham
Model:Harry Feltham Bermudan Cutter
Berth:4
Build Year:1929
Location:Cornwall
Price:£14,000
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Boat Description

Wooden Ships Comments on this Harry Feltham Bermudan Cutter
28' Harry Feltham bermudan cutter designed and built by Feltham of Portsmouth in 1929. A solid and pretty cruising yacht which has been in the present ownership for 30 years. She underwent a major refit in 1994 when the keel was dropped off, the hull strengthened, a new deck put on and a new engine fitted. She has been well cared for and cruises regularly with the owners either in the West Country or on the East coast. 2004 survey available.
Length on Deck 28'6"
Length Overall 36'
Beam 8'6"
Draft 4'6"
Construction


Hull
Planked in pitch pine all copper rivet fastened to closely spaced steam bent oak timbers.
Grown oak floors across the centreline.
External iron ballast keel with steel keel bolts which were last drawn in 1994. Some internal lead ballast.
During the 1994 refit the hull was strengthened with new bilge stringers bolted through the hull with bronze bolts. Some steel work was also added on the centre line forward of the mast for strengthening.

Decks and cockpit
Yacht laid teak deck over a marine plywood sub deck, new in 1994. Swept teak deck joggled to a king plank with varnished cover boards and margin boards and a varnished teak toe rail.
The cockpit was constructed in 1994 at the same time as the new deck and is a deep and safe design with thwarts either side and a bridge deck. Varnished teak cockpit coamings with lockers under the side decks.


Superstructure
Varnished teak coachroof coamings with round bronze port holes. Sheathed plywood coachroof deck finished in deck paint. Coachroof deck new in 2012. Varnished teak sliding hatch on the centreline for the companionway.
Varnished teak hatch on the foredeck.

Rig
Bermudan cutter rig on a keel stepped solid wooden mast with a varnished wooden slab reefing boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging with spliced eyes to stainless rigging screws and external bronze chain plates. Single spreader with twin lower shrouds and a single cap shroud Standing backstay to a bumpkin with running backstays on bronze Highfield levers on the side decks. Inner forestay to the stemhead with hanked on staysail. Outer forestay integral with the jib has a Wickham Martin furling system.

Sails

Main James Lawrence Good condition
Jib James Lawrence Good condition
Staysail James Lawrence Good condition

Winches

2 x mast winches and 2 x cockpit sheet winches.

Machinery

Engine

BMC 1.5 4 cylinder diesel engine installed in 1994. Fresh water cooled with a heat exchanger. Single lever control to a centreline stainless steel shaft and 3 blade bronze propellor gives cruising speed of 5 knots and max 7 knots.

Tank
25 gallon stainless fuel tank under the cockpit locker.
25 gallon stainless water tank under opposite cockpit locker.

Batteries
2 x 12 volt batteries in the starboard cockpit thwart.


Accommodation

Berths
4 berths with twin V-berths in the forepeak and 2 saloon settee berths.

Saloon
The wide coachroof opens up the interior below giving her an open feeling of space. Single set of steps down from the bridge deck into the saloon with the galley to port. The settee berths are slightly offset with the port side going further forward to allow space for the galley. Wide cabin sole with painted sole boards. Chart desk to port at the forward end of saloon with a drop down chart desk hinged off the bulkhead.
Passageway to starboard of the mast into the forepeak. Hanging locker to starboard in way of the mast. Heads to port forward of the mast.

Galley
Flavel 2 burner gas stove on a gimbal with a fold up table attached to the bulkhead. Bronze tap on the aft bulkhead from the water tank.

Heads
Sea toilet which pumps directly overboard in a separate compartment.

Equipment
Sestrel steering compass
Echopilot sounder and log
Navico VHF
MLR GPS
Autohelm 2000
4 x life jackets
Horse shoe life buoy
Flares
Fire Extinguishers
CQR 30lbs anchor
CQR 15lbs kedge anchor
Simpson Lawrence manual windlass
Anchor chain

Beaching legs
Mooring Warps
Fenders
Covers
Disclaimer:
These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.
Full Specifications

Dimensions
Length:28'6"
Beam:8'6"
Engines/Propulsion
Num Engines:1
Engine Make/Model:BMC 1.5 4 cylinder diesel
Fuel Type:Diesel
General
Designer:Harry Feltham
Keel:Ballast Keel
Num Berths:4
Num Heads:1
Hull Material:wood
Disclaimer: These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.
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