**FOR SALE**“Schelde” is well maintained 30 foot long steel Dutch Scheldeschouw sailing boat which has the advantages of both a yacht and a barge without the disadvantages.This boat combines the comfort and space of a live aboard with the excitement of a yacht!The crew now being 62, 72 and 82, have with great reluctance decided to face reality and sell.Built in Holland in 1971 from steel, she is approximately 30 feet long, 11 1/2 feet wide and the draught is 4 feet, the mast stands at approximately 40 feet when raised and 7 feet when lowered.The boat was lifted out and antifouled at Easter this year (2020).A new Beta 26 engine was fitted this year, it has had approximately 30 hours Running time and is overseen by DB Marine.Access to the bilges and engine is very good and the boat was rewired when it arrived from Holland in 2018.A new Furlex system was fitted by Evolution Rigging, Suffolk yacht harbour in August 2020 and the sails are in good condition.Standard Bermuda rigging with lazy jacks to aid in lowering the main sail, self tailing winches.The boat has a box keel.The tiller is robust with a lightweight weather helm when underway.Fitted VHF radio.Up to date gas certificate for the locker that holds 2 gas bottles (included).The boat can comfortably sleep 4 people, having 2 very roomy single berths in the fore cabin with storage drawers below and 2 single berths in the main saloon area.The boat is fitted with a Dutch Heatpol diesel powered onboard heating system which is very efficient. It would benefit from a service before next season.The heads are fitted with a porcelain sink and a Jabsco toilet with sea cock in full working order.She has a large galley saloon area fitted with a gimbal gas cooker, oven, sink and spacious food cupboards along with an onboard fridge that runs on mains or 12 volts.The saloon area also has sofas and a central table with 2 drop down leavesThe boat has a very spacious cockpit that has been treated with osmo oil which is very easy to maintain.The cockpit is fitted with a complete overall cover.There are 2 stern corner seats which make sailing very comfortable.As with all boats she will need to be maintained and the current crew have kept her to a good standard, one thing to mention is that the saloon windows, whilst they are fully water tight may need some attention next year.She is currently lying at Titchmarsh marina in Essex, the mooring is paid up until March 2021 and this is transferable to the new owner, there is also the option to take over the current mooring at a cost of approximately £3000 per year.There is a inflatable dinghy/tender (no engine) available by separate negotiation if required.This boat would make a perfect bolt hole or retreat on the water to alleviate the stresses of life, she is equally suited as a quiet place to unwind whilst drinking a cup of tea, or as an exhilarating way to feel the wind in your face with the sails hoisted.She is a stunning example of a very versatile Dutch sailing boat and is priced at a very realistic £20.000 ono.Please email: email@example.com or telephone: 07971 894854 for any further details or to make an appointment to view the boat.Payment is by cash or bank transfer.Viewing is strictly by appointment only and is subject to current government guidelines and restrictions. £20.000 ono
Current Price: £20000.00
This Scheldeschouw Dutch Steel 30 Foot Sailing Boat Lying Titchmarsh Essex boat is located in Walton on the Naze, CO14*** and is being sold on eBay by loadsoflovelythings.