60ft (18.29m) Trad Style, 1990
Hull & F/O by Chappell & Wright Ltd
S/F Stove with Rads
Built in 1990 and runner up at the National Boat Building competition, this 60ft trad boat has had a new professional paint work done in January of 2020. Painted in black and grey with a cream coach line and red handrails and hatches, Chrome mushroom vents and black poles and planks the “Iron Duke” makes a bold statement. Built of 10/6/4 steel she was also last blacked in 2020 and has 4 anodes. Her bow has a good seating area and a slide hatch over the bow doors makes for easy access to the cabin.
Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 3” (1.93m)
BERTHS: 3/5 Berth
She has green phenolic foam insulation and has been professionally fitted out in oak with beech kitchen work surfaces. The ceiling and upper walls are clad in vinyl sheets the bottom is panelled in small maple square panels with blue grey carpet tiles throughout.
Entrance is down a step with to one side a free standing table on the other, there is an “L” shaped dinette, behind which are open style shelves to the kitchen .
The kitchen comprises of two parts the small “u” shaped galley and then the long breakfast bar beyond. The compact u shaped galley comprises of a smeg sink drainer and hob unit, a separate cooker with grill and oven and a fridge along with a number of bespoke cupboards and beech worktops. The long breakfast bar can easily seat 4 and has a Little Wenlock wood burning stove opposite. It is set on a tiled hearth followed by two sets of side doors with exit steps and roof hatches for easy access. On the bulk head is a floor to ceiling storage unit comprising a large cupboard with solid doors at the bottom and glazed doors at the top along with a number of curved shelves and a section housing the radio and CD player.
Set in its own cabin with sliding access door is a single bunk with drawer storage below at one end is a fitted wardrobe unit and a hanging rail above the foot of the bed.
The bathroom is accessed by a sliding door with a small bath with shower over to one side and a vanity unit with bowl and a dump through toilet to the other. There is a razor point and extractor fan and storage cupboard with shelves. The whole bathroom is covered in a water resistant material and round the bath are a number of rows of while tiles.
Towards the stern of the boat through a dividing door is the second master bedroom, its décor is slightly different from the rest of the boat being completely lined in maple timber panels with portholes and a pigeon box in the ceiling for additional light and ventilation housing a cross double bed and a number of storage cupboards and shelf units.
There is a large mirror on the one wall and two reading lights and a small shelf mounted over the bed. Beyond is a stable style door which leads to the engine room and beyond to the stern deck.
Tucked away under the raised floor of the engine bay is the BUKH engine with a declared running hours of 2690, it was last serviced in 2020 it has a standard grease lubrication system. There is 1 starter battery and 3 leisure batteries. A land line can also be used to provide 240v power.
Heating is generated by the stove and back boiler which runs 4 radiators.
2 x 13 kg gas bottles. Fire extinguishers and fire blanket, Water hose and reel. Mooring Equipment, life ring, anchor