Condition is Used. Collection in person only.
Classic wooden sailing sloop “ Dobbin” this Bickford Checkstone 30 has a long shallow keel, round bilges and high transom stern. A good stable sea boat sailed widely round the South Coast. She sleeps 5 with 6 foot head room in the saloon.
The boat is in good condition, well equipped and has been well maintained. The interior has been upgraded, the exterior has been repainted and Coopercoat anti fouling renewed. Please note however that the marine batteries need to be replaced.
Very reluctant sale.
LOA – 30 ft.
Beam 9 ft.
Engine – VolvoPenta 18 HP
Rigging and sails
Aluminium Mast with Proctor through-mast roller reefing gear.
Stainless steel standing rigging.
Main sail – 150sq ft Jib – 220 sq ft on Furtex roller furling gear , Stay sail and Lucas Strom Jib
Ply Deck with painted Cascover sheath.
Stainless steel Push pit and pulpit.
Antal 2 speed self- tailing winches.
Lofrans 12v electric capstan.
1 ¼” iroko hull skin using Cascophen resorcinol glue, reinforced by 2 ½” x 2 ½” laminated iroko frames at 2’6” centres with 2 steamed intermediates all fastened using copper rivets and roves..
2 tons longer external iron ballast keel with stainless steel keel bolts, replaced in 2005.
Warps and fenders
35lb CQR anchor with 70m chain
Delta kedge anchor with 10m chain plus 22m warp
Origo gimballed spirit cooker
Avon Redcrest 9 ft. Inflatable dinghy with 3.3 HPMariner 2stroke outboard engines
Lying Falmouth Marina boat yard, Cornwall, UK.
Buyer must collect.
Any storage / mooring after purchase will need to arranged by the buyer with Falmouth Marina.
For further details and viewing by appointment please call 01373 830496.
Current Price: £1000.00
This Classic Wooden Sailing Sloop ‘dobbin’. Bickford Checkstone 30. boat is located in Penryn, TR10 8AD and is being sold on eBay by bigpinkscarymonster.