Little Gull: From Andy Seedhouse Boats


Little Gull

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LOA: 0' 0" Beam: 0' 0" Draft: Max: 0' 0" Min: 0' 0" Berths: 4 Built: 1968By: Lone hull II long bilge keel classic yachtConstruction: Carvel - Pine on OakRig: Bermudan masthead sloopKeel: Long keel with bilge runners Engine: BMC Commander 40hp dieselTrailer: no
A lovely classic 4 berth yacht with a BMC diesel, galley, toilet & good cruising inventory.
Details as supplied by our client.
conventionally laid out with a spoon bow, continuous sheer, non-immersed transom and round bilge hull with a long externally ballasted keel. There are small timber bilge keels. The rudder is transom andkeel hung. Deck layout is with fore, and aft decks, with saloon extending to sides to give more headroom in MG style. Accommodation beneath a stepped coach roof and with a self-draining cockpit aft.Deck leaks from above around coach roof needs attention.
Planking is carvel in Pitch Pine - fastened with copper nails clenched of copper roves.
Timbers are in bent oak with sawn oak frames in place of every fifth timber in centre section.
Centreline structures are in oak with galvanised mild steel and yellow metal fastenings.
Ballast keel is in cast iron.
Decks are ply, Deck beams are in oak.
Cabin trunk and cockpit coamings are in Mahogany.
Cabin top is in plywood and cascover sheathed.
Cockpit is Mahogany and with trunk in plywood.
Mast is pine in and varnished with spreaders. Tabernacle stepped, easy lowering via pole system.
In 2010 – work carried out – some new planking above waterline, new deck beam and cabin front..
Original engine was replaced in 1983 with a BMC Commander 1.5L Diesel (40hp) with a PRM hydraulically operated gear box, with single lever controls (fully reconditioned 2022)).
Engine is mounted on flexible mounts and is connected to the shaft by a universal joint,
New three bladed propeller and stern gear.
Fuel: 15 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel
Water: 20 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel
The fore cabin has conventional V berths with stowage forward and beneath.
Moving aft is a heads compartment to starboard with a Baby Blake marine toilet
and sink. With hanging space to port.
The saloon has a settee to port which converts to a wide berth. There is a centreline table with hinged flaps. On the starboard side is a cushioned seat
which and a single berth - thus giving four berths. There are plenty of stowage
The galley area is to port near the companionway - single sink with and fresh water - The cooker is a double paraffin Taylors (restored 2011) with oven. Pansy charcoal heater requires service.
All berth cushions professionally replaced in 2009.
Standing Rigging, Inner and outer forestays, with twin backstays. Cap and intermediate shrouds
with fore and aft lower shrouds.
Mainsail with roller reefing
Large furling genoa and small jib.Jeckells 2013 little used.
Electrical 12v New domestic and engine batteries in 2020 New electrics 2022..Sterling battery charger
Ground tackle:
Main anchor - plough 25+ lbs.
Kedge - fishermans 25+ lbs.
Chain - approx. 100' of galvanised short link. Various warps and fenders.
Navigation lights
ICOM VHF radio
log/echosounder - new 2022Bosun gimballed steering compass Radar reflector, Hand bell, Boarding ladder
Sail cover, Full winter cover, Boat hook and Ensign staff.
Terrific value at less than £3000 - don't miss her.