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NEW LISTING: 18ft. CLASSIC 1930s DAY-BOAT - Lying: South Coast - Guide: £6,000

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18ft. CLASSIC DAY-SAILER designed and built in 1934 by Harry Feltham, Portsmouth. Cowes Classics Winner 2008 - Same ownership for over sixty years

BROKERS NOTE:

"Traditional day-boats like CHANTEY have now become extremely rare and as such are highly sought-after. A superb family day-sailer, easily launched and recovered and with a centre-plate suitable for exploring creeks and estuaries with weekending possibilities. Small boats like CHANTEY can give an enormous amount of uncomplicated enjoyment, ideal for just simply messing about on the water"

NEW LISTING: 18ft. CLASSIC 1930s DAY-BOAT - Lying: South Coast - Guide: £6,000
NEW LISTING: 18ft. CLASSIC 1930s DAY-BOAT - Lying: South Coast - Guide: £6,000 NEW LISTING: 18ft. CLASSIC 1930s DAY-BOAT - Lying: South Coast - Guide: £6,000 NEW LISTING: 18ft. CLASSIC 1930s DAY-BOAT - Lying: South Coast - Guide: £6,000

Overall Length: 18ft :: Waterline: 17ft :: Beam: 7ft :: Draught: 2ft/4ft centre-plate :: Displacement: not known

Engine: 4hp Seagull OB Motor :: Designer: Harry Feltham :: Builder: Felthams of Portsmouth :: Location: South Coast, UK

Sail: Gunter Rig :: Berths: One :: Year: 1934 :: Price: £6,000

Broker's Details:

HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:

Harry Feltham (1886-1958) worked from the family boatyard in Portsmouth which traded under his name. The yard had an established reputation for building a wide selection of small timber vessels from dinghies to cruising yachts.

CHANTEY was built to a traditional 1930s design by Harry Feltham in 1934 of lapstrake construction having elm planks all copper fastened to steam bent Canadian Rock-Elm timbers. Varnished mahogany brightwork, thwarts and coamings.

Straight plumb stem, transom stern, lifting keel.

CHANTEY is a familiar sight at OGA meetings at Yarmouth, Isle of Wight having been in the same ownership since 1955. She was restored in 1985 and again in 2003, going on to win the Cowes Classics in 2008. Featured in Classic Boat magazine in 1998.

GUNTER RIG with spruce spars and extensive sail wardrobe.

4hp Long shaft SEAGULL OB Motor

Single berth for'ard under fore-deck, ideal for camping nights aboard. Canvas cabin over the boom.

Launching trolley.

 

GUIDE: £6,000

LYING: South Coast, UK

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