1973, professionally refurbished! Re-sprayed 2016, mast re-sprayed, Beta Marine 20hp diesel (1996), new running rigging, interior re-lined, new cooker, new sprayhood, new dodgers and mainsail cover - looks a picture!
Built in 1973. GRP construction with white topsides and superstructure, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, twin bilge keels, Bermudan sloop rig and 5 berth “B” layout with around 6ft maximum headroom.
Westerly Marine Construction to Laurent Giles design. Hull number K548.
LOA 26' 0" (7.9m)
Beam 8' 6" (2.6m)
LWL 23’ (7m)
Draft 3' 0" (0.9m)
Headroom 6ft max
Displacement 6614 lbs
Water 68 Litres
Fuel 45 Litres
Roller reefing mainsail with mainsail cover (cover new 2016), Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa. Alloy mast (re-sprayed 2016) and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging. New running rigging 2016.
Beta Marine BD722 (1996) three cylinder 20hp inboard diesel engine. Approx 10g fuel tank. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries. Shaft drive to fixed propeller. Cruising speed under engine around 5 knots.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, wooden cockpit seating slats cleaned and re-bedded 2016, non-slip decks repainted 2016, new sprayhood 2016, new spray dodgers 2016, stainless steel boarding ladder on transom, Lewmar 16 self tailing sheet winches, halyard winches on mast, Danforth anchor with chain, mooring warps and fenders.
Plastimo compass, Clipper echo sounder, Simrad log, XM DSC VHF radio, Garmin 152 GPS, navigation lights.
Manual bilge pump, horseshoe lifebuoy, fire extinguisher, auto engine fire extinguisher, gate valves checked and serviced/renewed where necessary.
Wind generator trickle charging batteries. Her galley has a gas cooker with grill (new 2016), the gas system has been upgraded and tested 2016, water supply to sink. Separate heads compartment with marine toilet. Recent green upholstery. Interior headlining replaced 2016.
She has the “B” layout with 5 berths in 2 cabins including 2 “V” berths in the forepeak. There are 2 quarter berths. White saloon table with varnished wood trim.
"Shu" has just been professionally refurbished in 2016 including;
Hull professionally re-sprayed
Exterior varnish work stripped and re-coated
Non slip decks repainted
Ally mast re-sprayed
New running rigging
Cockpit slats cleaned and re-bedded
Bilges, lockers painted out
Gate valves checked /renewed
Interior headlinings renewed
New cooker with upgraded gas supply
New sprayhood, dodgers and sail cover
In previous ownership she had a new Beta 20hp diesel fitted and new upholstery. Last survey was in 2005 and keels were strengthened early in her life. Overall a fantastic example of these lovely boats - ready to launch!
Tollesbury, Essex CM9 8SE