Reluctant sale of Touchwood, which has been owned by us for 3 years and has been trouble free.Pictures are of when she was last out of the water in May 2017 following winter storage when she was polished and spruced ready for the season, pictures are representative of her current condition although currently afloat and has been subjected to a years weather, so will need to be polished and spruced again to return her to the condition pictured.She is currently afloat and can be view and sailed by appointment with me.Sleep 4 (one double and two singles)Sea toilet (New in 2016)2 burner stove and grill3 Head sails – One furling (Cruising)- One medium & one small1 MainAll sails are original and have seen good use but all in working order.Anchor – chain – Riser rope.8hp Inboard Diesel Engine (Yanmar)Full complement of ropes (Mooring, spare rigging, Anchor risers) Full CB radioGood head room inside @ 5’1” Sink and water from storage tank.Map tableAnd seat covers transferable from the inside to sit the cockpit The bad bits….Currently the electric start has stopped working, but is easy to crank without any problem…Been broken for 2 years and I could be bothered to fix it because cranking was no effort !!The old girl is not pristine.. she is 35 years young and had a good life, but as the pictures show she scrubs up very well.Also included in the sale of Touchwood in the fully Galvanized Steel cradle which was custom built for her in 2017. And an 8 foot tender which is fully fendered (Outboard compatible but NOT included)IF THAT WASN’T ENOUGH THEN THIS NEXT BIT WILL FAIL TO IMPRESS !!!!How much do you expect to pay for a Swing mooring 100m from a solid concrete slipway accessible at all states of tide ??? £1500 – £2500 per year ???Well Touchwood is on a private mooring in exactly such a location, On the River crouch in Burnham, Essex, Fees are due 1st January each year at a fixed sum of £200 YES £200, servicing cost is shared between a string of 5 boats and on average about £50 per year, the local boat yard will Crane out, power wash, store on a hard standing in a fenced yard and crane back in at the start of the new season for £200/£250. Insurance is required as the ONLY condition of Mooring, which I found for £70-80 each year.So to summarize YEARLY COST INCLUDING : Mooring, Crane out, Power wash, Winter Storage, crane in & insurance for between £520-£580 per year !!! Viewing highly recommended. £100 deposit required at the end of the auction with full balance due in cash or bank transfer on or before hand over.We will miss her, and we are reluctant to sell her, but with to many hobbies and not enough weekends something has to give..we will remain members of the sailing club and on hand after the sale to run through any further questions you have.
Current Price: £2700.00
This Sailing Cruiser Yacht, Kestral 22 boat is located in Witham, CM8 1BZ and is being sold on eBay by essexkiter.