Aldous, Brightlingsea - Essex Sailing / Oyster Smack
Mary CK78 – Essex Oyster Smack –
Length 37ft.5 (excluding bowsprit) beam 10ft.5 draft 4ft.9.
Carvel construction larch and oak planking on oak frames.
Lute sterned long keeled ex fishing smack reputed to have
been built in 1844 and rebuilt in 1900. Second full rebuild
in 1996 - 2000 by professional shipwrights Brian Kennell
and Shaun White, at Downs Road Boatyard in Maldon.
Traditionally rigged with solid wooden mast, spars, hand
spike anchor windlass and retractable bowsprit. Sails by
North Sea Sails, including topsail and reaching staysail.
Basic accommodation running from the hold forward.
Slipped yearly for fitting out. Full detailed photographic record of
the rebuild. Lister LPA3 (30hp) fitted in 2000 by Davis Marine.
Moored at West Mersea. £32,500.
Contact Jon Jacobs at email: [email protected]
|Subcategory:||Classic Sailing Boats|
|Model:Essex Sailing / Oyster Smack|
|Mooring Country:||United Kingdom|
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