Bangor Down Ireland|
Westerly Nimrod trailer sailer in GRP with cast iron pendulum keel.
Original gelcoat on the hull,deck and coachroof.
Two berth accommodation below deck in an open plan layout.
Manufactured circa 1971 out of 140 built between 1968 and 1972 from the design board of Ian Proctor with its origins based on the National 18 open racing keel boat.
LOA 17ft 9 LWL 15ft 6 Beam 6ft 5 Draught 8"/ 4ft Weight 480kg
Heavy cast iron pendulum keel that is lifted by a winch in the cockpit making it flush with the hull enabling the yacht to float in 8 inches of water and put the 114kg of ballast 4ft down where it is needed when the keel is lowered.
Main sail and furling headsail on a roller reefing system.
Spinnaker and pole.
Hull scraped back and old antifoul removed in August. Was antifouled but never launched.
Keel faired and painted with primocon before antifouling and cable checked.
Sits on a single axle galvanised road trailer.
Whole unit weighs less than 750kg and is easily towed by a small to medium sized car.
Super little pocket cruiser that is fast and seaworthy, easily launched and recovered and is at home on the inland waterway network as it is for coastal cruising.
Will dry out upright on a beach.
Perfect for exploring the creeks, islands and tributaries of the Irish inland waterway network.
Mast is easily lowered to get under bridges if required.
Powered by a 4hp outboard only ever used in fresh water.
A full package that is ready to go.
Currently ashore North Down.
Phone only for more info.
Text messages will not be responded to.
|Vessel type:||Trailer Sailer|
|Length over all:||17' 9"|