Pandora 22 :
sailed regularly on Medway and Swale 2016 – 2019, and maintained ashore
during winter. Upgrades include new sails, lazy jacks, standing and running rigging, steering
compass, depth sounder, fuel tank, Barton slab reefing system, fitting for
2nd battery. Great boat to sail, good performance, light to handle and comfortable to sleep aboard. The interior of was completely stripped and repainted in 2010.
Ashore at Upnor, Kent and in need of some general refurbishment and repair to leak: hence price. Full survey carried out in 2014 with all recommendations completed.
Prospective buyers are welcome to arrange a visit.
BALKISN, A Pandora MK1, designed by Van de Stadt and
built by Ridgeway Marine in approx 1972/3 with its triple keel is fun to sail.
The Pandora has an excellent sailing performance, easily trailed and big enough
to weekend/cruise aboard. The Pandora’s
compact galley is surrounded by a number of reasonable sized shelves and
BALKISN offers 4 berths in one cabin, a forward double
“V” berth with infill and single side berths to port and starboard,
with room for a chemical toilet. The galley area to port has a single burner
stove and a sink with manual pumped water. The upholstery is in reasonable condition and finished in green.
The cockpit provides comfortable
seating for 2-3 people.
SAILS & SPARS
This Pandora MK1 is a masthead sloop with a deck stepped
aluminium mast and boom with slab reefing, lazy jacks and stack pack (2019).
Stainless steel standing rigging (2015) with polyester running rigging. 2 x
sheet winches. Spinnaker pole.Sails:1 x Mainsail, (2018) 1 x Genoa, (2018)
(plus spare Mainsail and Genoa, age unknown) 1 x Storm Jib, age unknown x
Spinnaker, age unknown
The Pandora MK1 has, located under the cockpit stairs a
diesel powered 7.5hp Arona inboard.
2 x 12v battery
charging from alternator.
• Dodgers with name on
• Blue Stackpack/sailcover (Jeckells)
• Log/Speed (2018)
• Navigation Lights
• Bilge pump (manual/automatic)
Cast iron triple keel with transom hung rudder with tiller
The Pandora MK1 built by Ridgeway Marine
is constructed from GRP painted in mustard, with a steel triple keel, with GRP
moulded non skids on the deck.
BALKISN was used by Practical Boat Owners David Harding in his test report on Pandora’s in 2000 : see http://www.pandorasailing.com/reviews/ .
There is an active Pandora class association and FaceBook Page, see: http://www.pandorasailing.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/pandorasailing/
Current Price: £500.00
This 22ft Sailing Yacht Pandora Mk1 Restoration Project boat is located in Rochester, ME24XB and is being sold on eBay by rmrds2011.