Venture is a Morecambe Bay Prawner (Known as a Nobby) Built circa 1895/1910 Gaff rigged Cutter Fishing Number FD120 An exceptionally well cared for and known South Coast Classic. Thats just the owner! But joking apart, Venture has benefited from and been cossetted by a knowledgable and gifted owner with the skills to prepare her for another long and fruitful century of yachting. The works been done, it's up to you to enjoy her.
Single berth forward that pulls out to a double Twin settee berths in saloon Jabsco Head Wood burning Stove Butane two burners, Oven & Grill Cooker She has a double bunk forward and two single bunks in the saloon. A Jabsco marine loo is situated between the two cabins and hanging locker opposite. Cabin heating is provided by a Hunter Hawk multi-fuel stove in a tiled surround. An Oak table with drop leaves is between the bunks. The galley to starboard has lots of storage space a new SMEV 2 burner with oven and a stainless steel sink with cold pressurised water from a new 150l flexible tank. The chart table to port has a lifting lid for chart stowage.
Mechanical and Rigging
Built circa 1895/1910 36' + 11 ' Bowsprit Gaff rigged Cutter Fishing Number FD120 Pitch Pine Planking on Oak frames Over the last twenty years Venture has been re-planked to the waterline with pitch pine planking and galvanized rose head nails. New garboards fitted with Si-Bronze screws. A new Hog, A new cast iron ballast keel and new keel bolts. New Oak beams and Pine Clamp fitted. A new composite Ply and Pitch pine deck was fitted in 89. A new cabin trunk and roof fitted in 01. A new galley fitted in 03. New Oak frames and floors fitted in 87. A new Oak rudder in 87. December 06: Engine removed and being replaced with another rebuilt BMC 1.5 diesel. A new marine Calorifer of 15 l capacity, heated by a 1.0Kw immersion heater or the engine is being installed. A new Vetus plastic 80 l diesel tank is also being fitted in January. The cockpit has been rebuilt to complete this installation. Engine BMC 1500 35hp Diesel 80l Tank new 07 Triple Belt drive to a folding 2 blade quarter Radice prop (04) 2 x 109Ahr Domestic batteries 05/06 90Ahr Starting Battery (05) 4.5hp outboard Standing Rigging in galvanized wire Lemar 43 chrome 2 speed Jib sheet winches Lewmar 16 chrome staysail winches Running rigging mainly in braid on braid Tan Dacron 5 year old Main sail with three reefs (6 years old) VG Tan Large Dacron furling Jib (5 years old) VG new UV strip Sept 06 Tan Duridon working Jib (old) G White Storm Jib (old) Tan Dacron Staysail (7 years old) VG Cream Dacron Topsail (3years old) VG re-cut 06 White Cruising chute (1 year old) VG Blue water sail (old) Taffrail mounted ensign staff
Silva DSC VHF Garmin GPS Autohelm ST50 Tridata Autohelm 4000 Autopilot Sestral Compass Tri-White masthead light Side lights Stern light Shroud mounted Oil nav lights 35lIB CQR with 30m 8mm chain Lorthans vertical anchor windlass with separate 109Ahr battery (05) 25lIB Fisherman Anchor & warp 30m 18mm anchor warp 16ft sweep Boat hook Large number of warps Offshore Flare Pack (03) Horseshoe life ring Bell safety line Jack stays Firdell blipper radar reflector
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