West Wight Potter C Type Sailing Boat Complete
Small, sturdy mini cruiser that is
easy to tow, launch, sail and recover. I’ve spent a lot of time getting things
sorted out and user friendly. I bought her 2 years ago from Greek, Cornwall
from a woodworker who lived on a boat. Other than that, I don’t know much about
She is ready to be towed away and used
straight away. Only thing required is a trailer board!
2 Births 7’3” long with sitting headroom
65lb swinging keel that can we easily locked
down (Keel bolt checked last season). With the keel up, she draws roughly 10“
Very easy to single hand launch and rig. It is
quite normal to be sailing away from the slip within 15mins of arrival (I leave
the rig in place and fold everything down)
Break back trailer makes launching and
recovering is a doddle.
Can be easily towed behind small car (We use a
Ready to sail with no worrying issues
Roller reefing genoa
Hull: Good condition
and is made of well laid up GRP. Still has original gel coat finish in fair
condition. Buoyancy has been added under cockpit seats and forward of cabin.
Windows have been removed and re-sealed as well as fittings. Recent stainless steel outboard bracket
Rigging: Rigging in
good condition and setup so it is simple and easy to operate. Forward stay has
a quick release swan neck shackle fitted for easy mast lowering.
Trailer: Built 2
years ago with new components. Designed and built to allow very easy launching
and recovery for hassle free days out. Wheel bearings have grease nipples installed
to allow easy preventative maintenance.
last season and protected with 2 pack paint. Hinge bolt was inspected. Keel
easily raised and recovered from cockpit with simple pulley system
Spars: All wood, cleaned and varnished last year and in sound condition.
Additional halyard pulleys added to mast head. There is facility to add a mast
light / aerial if required. Mast hinges on galvanised tabernacle and is locked
on place with bolt.
Sails: Main and
fore sail are in serviceable condition but have sun fading in places. Fore sail
has roller reefing controlled from cockpit. Main sail has two reefing points.
Tiller: Tiller is of hardwood construction and in good condition. Rudder
is in solid condition but has a few accidental propeller strikes.
Inside: Recently top
coated and woodwork has been varnished. Cushions are fair condition and can be
unzipped for cleaning. Storage under cushions and forward
Video of my father and I sailing:
Included in sale –
Boat with usual equipment
Steel fuel tank
Fenders X 2
Anchor with chain / rope
Cushions X 4
Reluctant to sell but I can’t realistically see myself using her
much for the next 5 years or so (new baby with another planned). Decided to
sell and potentially get something else in the future 🙂
Happy to answer any questions and viewings welcome.
Cash on collection
Current Price: £1300.00
This West Wight Potter C Type Sailing Boat Complete With Trailer, Mini Cruiser boat is located in Lostwithiel, PL22 0LT and is being sold on eBay by shanepomeroy.