Fred Parker Bermudan Ketch
Planked in Honduras mahogany with Burma teak for the 4 bottom strakes, splined above the waterline.
Copper fastened to sawn oak frames with 2 steamed oak intermediate timbers.
A pair of galvanised ring frames either side of the main mast
Galvanised strap floors on each frame, floor bolts all new in 2011.
External lead ballast keel of 8 tons.
Solid yacht laid teak deck, re-caulked 2003, with all teak superstructure and deck hatches.
Bermudan ketch rig on varnished spruce spars. Keel stepped main mast and deck stepped mizzen. Main mast new in 2009.
Stainless steel standing rigging. Main rigging 2009, mizzen 2003.
Profurl roller forestay and Lewmar self tailing winches.
Large sail wardrobe with working sail area of 1100sqft.
Full set of awnings and covers
Perkins Sabre 65hp marine diesel installed new in 2003.
6+ knots cruising speed, 5.5l/hour consumption.
370 litre polycarbonate diesel tank made by Tek Tank, new 2011
1000 litres of water in two tanks.
Large battery bank with twin alternators, solar panels and installed shore power system.
3kw HFL installed diesel generator
6 berths in total.
Large sheltered centre cockpit with access forward and aft.
Aft cabin with two singles berths and en suite heads compartment.
Deck saloon with L-shaped seating around a dropleaf table. Seating forms a single berth with a lee cloth. Chart desk opposite.
Steps down to the starboard side galley with large work surface area, Taylors 041 2 burner gas stove, tub fridge and twin stainless sinks and pressurised hot and cold water.
Large port side heads compartment with Sealand vacuum heads and hot and cold pressurised water. Black water holding tank for this heads.
Forward into what is commonly known as the Library with port and starboard settee berths, Dimplex electric log effect fire, television and book shelves on 3 sides.
Forward into the fore peak with a pipe cot and settee to port, plus a bosuns locker, sail bin and hanging wardrobe.
Full specification and details available upon request
Designer: Fred Parker Length on deck: 48'
Builder: Moody's Beam: 12'6"
Year: 1962 Draft: 7'
Location Scotland Tonnage(TM): 26TM