Frances 26' - Chuck Paine designed capable and seaworthy double ended cruising yacht for sale, this well found and well sort after design is notable for its handling characteristics and exceptional sea worthiness. Verity was designed by Chuck Paine and in the UK, was built by Victoria Yachts, this was in the late 1970's early 1980s and has recently been refitted with a brand new Beta 15hp Diesel engine, new engine beds, new shaft, new prop, new battery and was rewired below decks several years ago.
Upholstery has recently been renewed and a new two burner cooker and grill fitted.
New toe rails were fitted last year and Verity has had a small snub bowsprit professionally added to take a light wind Genniker (New).
Required: New locker doors are required and in the process of being fitted as is a new cabin sole.
The toilet has been removed as previous owner was happy with a bucket wanted to limit the amount of below water sea cocks, but this is easy to refit if the new owner wished.
Included in the sale is a new four man life raft and a two piece stem dinghy. Other inventory items include - 2 x anchors (CQR & Fisherman's), VHF radio, Radar reflector, depth sounder, there is a new storm jib stay fitted but no storm jib as yet.
Forward double berth, cooker and work surface to port, chart table and sink to starboard, two quarter berths port and starboard under cockpit.
Present owner has recently purchased a larger steel yacht and has found himself in the dangerous position of owning two yachts.
|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
|Location:||Falmouth/Penryn Cornwall UK [ Map ]|
|Vessel type:||Bemudan Sloop (Slutter)|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||25' 10"|
|Maximum draft:||0' 4"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
Little used, recently fitted Beta 15, all new fittings such as prop, shaft, mounts, beds, coupling, wiring and electrics
Fiber glas hull and decks
Double Berth forward, two single quarter berths
VHF, 4 Life Raft, depth sounder, radar reflector, two part stem dinghy by nestaway folding boats, anchors x 2, warps,
Aluminium original spars, rigging serviced last year - Mainsail (good condition) Jib, good condition and recently serviced with new UV strip fitted, Genniker (almost new & little used). Requires one new reefing pennant to be fitted.
Some charts of west country area and compass fitted
Four Life Raft