The Duellist has a long keel with lifting centreplate, giving it serious offshore capability whilst allowing full exploration of shallow waters. In need of some refurbishment, so she is priced to sell..
Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.
The accommodation offers six berths in two cabins, with excellent stowage and full standing headroom throughout. In the forecabin, V berth with infill and custom made high-comfort mattresses. Opening hatch to foredeck. Separate heads to port with marine toilet (2012) and washbasin. Hanging locker opposite. In saloon, dinette to port, converting to double berth, with single settee berth opposite. Table with drop leaves. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth aft and galley opposite. Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven. Refrigerator (2013). Stainless steel sink with pressurised water supply. 45 gallons freshwater capacity. MV Airo 2 diesel fired hot air central heating (2013).
Located abaft the companionway, Bukh DV20 twin cylinder 20hp diesel engine. Electric start. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. Seawater cooled. Single lever control. 12 gallons fuel capacity. 6 knots cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 6.5 knots. The engine has been regularly professionally serviced.
Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Colnebrook headsail furling system. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Two Lewmar halyard winches. Two Lewmar self tailing sheet winches. Detachable innner forestay for storm jib.
Built in 1980 by Ford marine in 1980 to a design by Alan Hill. White painted GRP hull. Teak rubbing strake. White GRP superstructure with painted Treadmaster non-slip to deck. Long keel with lifting centreplate. Skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit. The hull has been epoxied below the waterline.
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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.
Suffolk Yacht Harbour
Ipswich, Suffolk IP10 0LN