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  • Manufacturer: Classic Yacht
  • Location: Crosshaven, Cork
  • Year: 1977
  • LOA: 29'0" (8.84m)
  • Beam: 9' 0'' (2.74m)
  • Berths: 3
  • Draft: 1.22
  • Keel: Displacement
  • ID no.: 56F6320142
  • Cabins: 1
  • Watertank Size: 250 Litres
  • Engine Make: Perkins 4.108
  • Horsepower: 40 hp
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cruise Speed: 6 kn
  • Top Speed: 7 kn

Broker Remarks

This "One Off" three berth iroko on oak ketch was built by John Tyrrell of Tuskar Boat Construction in Wexford and has been well looked after by her one owner from new. She was launched in 1979 and has been wintered ashore every year since new. "Capella" comes with a powerful 40HP Perkins diesel engine and has been sailing out of Crosshaven from new. Her inventory includes, new keel bolts, mainsail, furling genoa, mizzen, spinnaker, blooper, lazybags (for main and mizzen), recent gas cooker, GPS, depth, VHF, autopilot, hull painted and antifouled July 2022. She is reluctantly for sale because her owner is retiring from sailing. Recent survey available. Viewing is recommended.



Iroko on oak with marine ply deck and doghouse coated in GRP (resulting in a very dry boat).

Long iron keel 

Transom hung and keel supported rudder.  

Registered in the Port of Cork

Rig and Sails


Aluminium masts (deck stepped) and booms.

Stainless steel standing rigging

Plastimo furling gear on the forestay 

"Downer" Mainsail in good condition

"Downer" Furling genoa in good condition

"Downer" Mizzen in good condition

Lazybags in good condition

Spinnaker in good condition

Blooper in very good condition


Varnished and white interior.

Galley to port with a recent "Smev" two burner gas cooker, stainless steel sink with hand pump tap and storage lockers

Outboard facing chart table to starboard

The large windows give excellent light into the saloon. Settee to port and a single berth to starboard. Saloon table stows away when not in use. Loads of storage space.  

Heads forward of the saloon to starboard with a porthole

Hanging locker opposite to port with a porthole

Forward cabin Two removable single berths, opening deck hatch, four portholes and plenty of storage space. 

12v. Cabin lighting throughout.

On Deck

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions, guardrails and opening gates

Stemhead fitting with two bow rollers

Manual Windlass 

Anchor, chain, spare anchor, mooring lines and fenders

Two jib sheet winches

Mainsheet is on the coachroof

Mizzen sheet is on the mizzen mast

Teak grab rails on the coachroof


Two cockpit lockers



West Marine 76CS Plus GPS/Plotter

"Cruiser" Depth Sounder with it's own battery

Navico RT6500 VHF

Autohelm 2000 autopilot

Clock and Barometer

Pioneer Radio/CD Player (MP3 compatible)

Masthead Navigation Lights 


New keel bolts September 2021

Electric bilge pump

Manual bilge pump 

Battery Monitor

In present ownership from new

Stored ashore every winter from new

Topsides painted in July 2022

Antifouled in July 2022

Broker's Comments

"Capella" has a nice bright feel to her inside. Her outside appearance also looks good. She has been well cared for by her owner and he would like her to go to a good home.

Mechanical and Rigging


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Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.