Classic Teak Bermudan Sloop 1960, J Francis Jones

United Kingdom

A Classic Off shore Bermudan Cruiser, a J.Francis Jones design, built by Cardnell Brothers of Maylandsea, Essex in 1960. In commission, on the water.
Ready to go. Priced to Sell. £15,500.

A Teak on Oak hull, carvel construction with a spoon bow and a counter stern and wheel steering. She has a 40% ratio, stiff to sail can take severe weather, safely and securely. Her sails although not new have been regularly valeted and stitched when necessary and are perfectly serviceable.

In her previous ownership she spent 5 years cruising the Mediterranean, (Classic Boat magazine article, March 2010). She was found to be great yacht to live on, light and airy accommodation, loads of stowage space.

The present owner bought her in 2016. and has since been refitting her, living onboard and cruising the East Coast with her and his two dogs.

She has a little used, 2007 Beta Marine 35hp engine, a Douglas Fir mast (made new new in 2004). Accommodation offered: Headroom 6ft 6ins throughout the cabin. Cappelle provides 5 berths in 2 cabins. Gas cooker with an oven with double burners, a Sea toilet in separate”heads” compartment.

Twin “V” berths forward makes up to a large double under a forehatch. Two opposing settee berths in the saloon with a Pilot’s berth running under the cockpit side. Blue upholstery covered berth cushions, curtaining at the portlights.