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1963 East Anglian 28

Walton on the Naze, United Kingdom

£7,900

The East Anglian One Design was designed by Alan Buchanan in 1957 and was an instant success.  Described by Yachting World as a thoroughly sound, straightforward little yacht, these pretty craft have stood the test of time very well and and continue to flourish.  This good example has a slightly raised coachroof which gives both excellent headroom and a more spacious feel to the interior.  Well built by Harry Feltham and well maintained since, this is a good example at a sensible price and definitely worth a look.

Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £7,900
Boat Name: Liffin
Make: East Anglian
Model: 28
Year: 1963
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Harry Feltham
Designer: Alan Buchanan
Construction: Wood
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 28 ft
Length Overall: 27'9 ft
Waterline Length: 21 ft
Beam: 8 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 3,765 kg
Ballast: 1,630 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: Piranha
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 35hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 125 L

Contact

Office

Suffolk Office
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Levington
Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP10 0LN
Tel:+44 (0)1473 659681
Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.



Accommodation

The accommodation offer four berths in two cabins.  In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under.  Opening hatch to deck.  Full wodth heads compartment with marine toilet.  In saloon, two settee berths (both with trotter boxes).  Fold down saloon table. Chart table to starboard with galley opposite.  Two burner gas hob with grill.  Stainless steel sink with manually pumped water supply.  25 litre water capacity in flexible tank.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the companionway, Perkins 3 cylinder 35hp diesel engine.  Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchnager.  Shaft drive with Aquadrive coupling to three bladed propeller.  50 litre fuel capacity in plastic tank.  Single lever control.  The engine and Aquadrive unit have previously been removed from the boat for a complete overhaul.

Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12 volt batteries in two banks
  • Alternator charging
Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged sloop.  Anodised aluminium mast and boom.  Deck stepped mast in stainless steel mast shoe.  Stainless steel standing rigging.  Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing mainsail.  Roller furling headsail.  Two sheet winches.  Two halyard winches.

  • Mainsail  -  new
  • Furling genoa
Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit,stanchions and guardwires
  • Teak coachroof grabrails
  • Tannoy deck ventilator
  • Various warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Autohelm depth
  • Autohelm boatspeed and log
  • Raymarine windspeed and direction
  • Navigation lights
Construction

Built by Harry Feltham in 1963 to a design by Alan Buchanan.  Carvel Mahogany planking on Oak frames.  Copper fastened.  Light blue painted topsides.  Varnished Afrormosia superstructure.  Sheathed plywood decks with painted non-slip.  Varnished Iroko rubbing strake and toe rail.  Aft self draining cockpit.  Long keel with cast iron ballast (keel bolts recently checked and replaced as required).  Keel hung rudder with tiller steering.  Teak laid cockpit sole.  It is worth noting that the structural floors are wood, not wrought iron, thus obviating any corrosion issues that commonly occur in craft of this age.  The extra mass of the wood floors mean that the water tank is situated under the port settee berth.

Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.


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