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West Country Top Sail Schooner

Build year:  2016

Bristol, United Kingdom

Sailing boat for sale

395,490 EUR

(345,000 GBP)

  • Indigo Yachting
  • Unit 3 Martins Barn
  • PO20 7BX Chichester
  • United Kingdom
  • +44 1243 88 45 55
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Introducing the 2016 West Country Top Sail Schooner, the "Daniel Joseph," born from the craftsmanship of the seller David Abels. With a profound wealth of maritime expertise, David, the visionary founder and director of Abels Shipyard in Bristol, UK, between 1979 and 2016, oversaw the creation of more than 130 vessels during his illustrious career. Emerging from the shipyard in Bristol in 2015, the "Daniel Joseph" unfurled its sails in the Mediterranean Sea after finalizing its rig and interior in the spring of 2016. This splendid vessel embarked on a captivating journey through diverse ports across several nations including Spain, Portugal, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy, and ultimately Greece. Daniel Joseph made its triumphant return to its birthplace, Bristol, UK, in late 2019. Originally crafted as a private yacht, the "Daniel Joseph" offers limitless possibilities. With subtle interior adaptations, it can seamlessly transition to fulfill a wide spectrum of roles, including; Charter Sailing and Sail Training: The fore peak boasts dedicated deck access, making it ideal for potential transformation into crew quarters Expeditions and Filmmaking: The expansive saloon presents an opportunity for conversion into two additional cabins, supplementing the vessel's accommodations by 4 to 5 berths. Meanwhile, the fore peak retains its purpose as secure storage for film or scientific equipment The seller, who as previously mentioned built and designed Daniel Joseph (along with 130 other vessels), is very happy to offer detailed design work and design proposals for such conversions. This would be for serious prospective buyers and would be included in the price. Seamlessly blending functionality with the iconic allure of a top sail schooner, the "Daniel Joseph" is primed to sail through both the winds of tradition and the uncharted horizons of modern pursuits. She ready to set sail on her next adventure, currently lying Bristol, U.K ready for viewing. Full interior walkthrough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJI7SLFfVVo&t=207s Construction DetailsHull Shape: Additional Information: Constructed: 2016Length over all: 21mBeam: 5mMaximum draft: 1.7mclearance: 20.5mHull material: SteelHull type: DisplacementHull Colour: TealDeadrise: 7 DegreesKeel type: Full KeelDisplacement: 62 metric tonsDry Weight: 60 metric tonsRegistration: 920272Registry: United KingdomTank DetailsFuel: 2300 ltrs/phNo of fuel tanks: 1Water: 1300No of water tanks: 1Holding: 1000 ltrs/phNo of holding tanks: 1Holding Tanks: YesNavigationNavigation AidsRadar: 4G Simrad radar Plotter: Simrad Multifuction chart plotter VHF: VHF radio Rig/SailsSails DetailsMainsails: Gaff mainsailJIB / Staysail: Inner Jib / Outer Jib / Fore sail / Stay sailAdditional Information: Top sail Square sailRig DetailsRig Type: OtherRigging Age: 2016Additional Information: Steel masts Wooden booms Wooden gaffs Wooden top masts Owner is currently in process of manufacturing a new aluminium upper yard that will allow top roller reefing so it can be completely operated from the deck.Winches DetailsHalyards: 4 x Halyard winches Additional Information: Hydraulic North sea winches Hydraulic commercial windlassSafety EquipmentSafety Equipment DetailsEPIRB: NoNo. Life Jackets: 0Jack Stays: NONo. Life Buoy: 2No. Dan Buoy: 0No. Electric Bilge Pumps: 0No. Manual Bilge Pumps: 0Radar Reflector: NO Emergency Tiller: NO Gas Alarm: NO No. Of Fire Blanket: 0 ElectronicsElectrics DetailsOn-board Voltage1: 12VOn-board Voltage2: 220VOn-board Voltage3: Generator: 20Kv Beta Generator Shore Power: NO MachineryBow Thruster: YesMachinery DetailsEngine Age: OriginalDrive Type: ShaftGenerator Make, Model, Kva, Hours: 20Kv Beta Generator Bow Thruster Make, Model, Hp: 30hp Bow thrusterAccommodationNo. of Doubles: 2No. Singles: 2No. Heads: 2Cabin Heating (Make / Model): Wood burning stoveCooker: ElectricAdditional Information: Large saloon ‘U’ shaped galley with all electric appliancesFore peak workshop 2 x heads with showersElectric hob Electric ovenStainless steel sink Microwave 2x fridges Wood burning stove Washing machineGeneral DetailsConstruction Type: SteelEngine HP: 150Port/Marina: BristolVessel Name: Daniel Joseph


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