1968 Sole Bay 35 Ketch

Price

£25,000

Year

1968

Length

35 ft (10.67m)

Location

Levington

Description

Specification

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Basic Boat Information

Make

Sole Bay

Model

35 Ketch

Designer

Jack Francis Jones

Price

£25,000

Condition

Used

Year

1968

Construction

Wood

Keel Type

Full Keel

Dimensions

Length

35 ft

Length Overall

35 ft

Beam

10 ft

Max Draft

4.75 ft

Displacement

10,500 kg

Ballast

4,200 kg

Engines/Speed

Engines

1

Engine Make

BMC

Engine Model

Tempest Leyland Commodore

Drive

Direct

Fuel

diesel

Engine Power

66 horsepower

Type

Inboard

Engine Year

1968

Tanks

Fuel Tanks

1

Fuel Tank Capacity

364 l

Water Tanks

1

Water Tank Capacity

364 l

Accommodation The layout offers up to five berths with one double sleeping cabin separate from the main accommodation.  The forepeak is a separate heads compartment with electric sea toilet and washbasin.  In the saloon, two settee berths.  Fixed table with drop leaf.  Galley to port with stainless steel sink drainer and pressurised hot and cold water supply.  364 litre freshwater capacity in two tanks.  Plastimo two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven opposite.  Steps up to wheelhouse.  Helm position to port with sliding doors to deck both sides.  Settee berth to starboard.  Steps down to aft cabin.  Two single berths.  Separate heads compartment with marine toilet, shower and washbasin.  Eberspacher diesel fired hot air central heating. Mechanical Systems Located under the wheelhouse, BMC Tempest Leyland Commodore four cylinder 66hp diesel engine.  Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger.  Shaft drive to three bladed propeller.  Single lever control.  364 litre fuel capacity in two tanks.  Fuel consumption is 5.7 litres per hour at 7 knot cruising speed, so approximately 450 mile range. Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12 volt 120Ah domestic batteries
  • 2 x 12 volt engine start batteries
  • Alternator charging
  • 240 volt shorepower system
  • Battery charger
Spars & Sails Ketch rigged.  Varnished wooden spars.  Mainmast is stepped in a tabernacle for ease of lowering.  Stainless steel standing rigging.  Terylene running rigging.  Gaff rigged mainsail with Bermudan mizzen.
  • Mainsail
  • Mizzen
  • Genoa
  • Working jib
Deck Equipment
  • Plough anchor with chain
  • Electric anchor windlass
  • Fisherman anchor
  • Painted galvanised steel pulpit and stanchions with stainless steel guardwires
  • Lifeline gates port and starboard
  • Coachroof grabrails
  • Two dorade ventilators
  • Mainsail and mizzen sailcovers
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits
  • Various warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Autohelm depth, boatspeed and log
  • Autohelm windspeed and direction
  • Autohelm GPS repeater
  • Autohelm ST7000 autopilot
  • Icom DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine chartplotter
  • Seafarer loud hailer
Safety Equipment
  • Radar reflector
  • Two liferings
  • Danbuoy with light
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller
  • Plastimo 6 person liferaft
Construction Built in 1968 by Porter & Haylett, Wroxham to a design by Francis Jones.  Carvel Iroko planking on Oak frames.  Sawn timber floors with some galvanised strap floors.  Cascover sheathed below the waterline.  Varnished mahogany toe rail.  Cascover sheathed marine plywood deck with non-slip deck paint.  Painted marine plywood superstructure with varnished Mahogany coamings.  Long keel with external cast iron ballast with galvanised bolts.  Transom and keel hung rudder.  Wheel steering.  Bronze portlights throughout with aluminium framed glazing to wheelhouse. 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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