Beautifully restored Hillyard 6.5 Ton yacht for sale £19,750"Lilani"
L.O.A. 274 8.33m
L.W.L. 240 7.31m
Beam. 73 2.21m
Draft. 43 1.30m
Build date : 1949
Build no: 439
Engine : Nanni 2 cylinder 14hp (10.3kW)
Fuel tank : 61 litre
Water tank: 88 litre
David Hillyard; Littlehampton, Sussex, UK
Hillyard 6 ton, Centre cockpit, Canoe stern, Bermuda sloop
Pitch pine, carvel planking on oak timbers, oak and elm keel
Marine plywood epoxy sheathed, on mahogany beams
Coachroof : mahogany with epoxy sheathed plywood top
Cockpit : mahogany coamings , bulkheads , seat fronts marine ply seat tops and sole
Spruce mast and spruce ratchet roller reefing boom.
Hillyards had built boats from approx 1920, although building numbers were not allocated until after WW2 when the numbers commenced at 400.It is believed that as many as 800 boats ranging from 2.5 - 29 ton may have been built during the Boat yards lifetime.
Recent history and restoration work
Lilani had been lying ashore at Bucklers Hard for several years. Her full cover had finally disintegrated, time; having been out of the water had taken its toll on the old lady, she was in great need of a lot of TLC!
Lilani was purchased by Bucklers Hard Boat Builders Ltd, in 2004 as a project to be restored, during the quiet periods in the yard, hence the period of restoration time.
Brief resume of works undertaken
All paint coatings removed from exterior of hull Replacement of section of stern post Replacement of rudder stock fairing Sections of planking renewed (aft) Replacement of section of stem Sections of forward planking renewed Ballast keel removed stripped back to metal ,primed and coated , re bedded, and re fixed with new keel bolts All internal ballast removed, cleaned, stripped and repainted. Keel floors renewed where necessary Re-caulked primed and seam filled Internal face cleaned back ,primed x 3, bilge area re-coated with danboline type paint, Internal joinery removed to allow access to side planking, stripped back primed and painted Hull topsides 5 coats primer , 2 coats undercoat , 2 coats white enamel Underwater section 5 coats primer , 2 coat underwater primer / anti foul primer, 2 coats anti foul Boot top as above Whale plank stripped 5 coats varnish
Removal of deck fittings Removal of existing decking Replacement of defective deck beams Repair to stem head Fitting of marine ply deck Epoxy sheathing of deck Renewed gunwhale rubber/toe rail New quadrant beadings Fwd coach roof, repair to corner posts Repair / replacement beams Stripping of surface coatings Repairs to mast step Marine ply epoxy sheathed top Fore hatch lid renewed New mahogany hand rails New beading Aft coachroof replacement marine ply top epoxy sheathed New beading New sliding hatch top 5 x coats varnish to all bright work Prime x 2 ; 2 coats deck paint
Cockpit New companionway door Refurbished seat fronts New marine ply seat tops New marine ply cockpit sole Refurbished forward and aft bulkheads Refurbished coamings 5x varnish on all bright work
Spars Stripped ,refurbished, 6 x varnish Replacement spreaders Replacement standing rigging Replacement running rigging Boom ratchet mechanism refurbished
External fixtures and fittings Chain plates replaced with marine grade stainless steel Traditional wooden deck cleats renewed New chain deck hawse pipe New fairleads New headsail blocks New mainsheet blocks and cleats Mainsheet track refurbished Steering sheaves/ pins, replaced/refurbished Steering cables replaced Stainless steel cable conduits manufactured and fitted Rudder bearings serviced
Internal fixtures and fittings
All domestic wiring renewed New light fittings New distribution panel New rotary battery switch Battery isolator switch Replacement cabling for supplies, new batteries
Engine removed from vessel Engine stripped and rebuilt and refitted New mounts New fuel tank, filters, fuel lines, deck filler New propeller, and key New cutless bearing Stern gland refurbished New exhaust and water lock Water inlet strainer replaced Cooling pipes renewed New gear and throttle cables New control head New manual bilge pump
New freshwater tank (larger capacity) New deck filler New hoses New whale hand sink pump Seacocks refurbished New ITT Jabsco toilet New sani hose
Main cabin/heads Joinery removed refurbished and replaced New heads platform and sea toilet fitted Bulkheads cleaned back and coated Heads sole refurbished solid boards Bunk fronts refurbished Main sole replaced with marine grade plywood Saloon table refurbished stripped and recoated Cabin lockers refurbished , new brass hinges and catches Galley refurbished with new worktop, sink, hand pump, and aperture for gimballed hob(or similar) Sliding door runners refurbished All window lens replaced
Aft cabin Joinery removed refurbished and replaced Bulkheads cleaned back and coated Cabin lockers refurbished , new brass hinges and catches Companionway hatch system refurbished/ replaced, new hinges All window lens replaced
Wooden spars , mounted on tabernacle, with new standing rigging comprising of, twin forestay, back stay, cap shrouds, forward and aft lower shrouds, running rigging main halyard , genoa halyard , topping lift burgee halyard fitted 2011
1 x White mainsail (valeted and serviced) 2010
2 x white hanked headsails (valeted and serviced) 2010
2 x 12mm genoa sheets 2011 , 1 double ended 12mm mainsheet system
2 x sheet winches (refurbished 2010) 1winch handle
14 hp 2 cylinder Nanni diesel engine (rebuilt 2009),
3 blade prop 2011
Veteus 61 litre fuel tank 2010
Veteus 88 litre water tank 2010
1 x 60 ah (approx) engine start battery 2011
1 x 80 ah (approx) domestic battery 2011
Electrical and domestic
6 way fused switch panel
Rotary type battery switch
Main cabin lighting : 1 dome overhead light, 2 bunk reading lights
Galley: 1 overhead light
Heads:1 bulkhead light
Aft cabin: 1 dome overhead light, 2 bunk reading lights
Power feed for nav lights.
Round stainless steel sink and whale hand freshwater pump 2011.
Aperture for cooking appliance, storage cupboard
New , latest model ITT Jabsco compact toilet and new pipe work 2011, large traditional wooden opening fore hatch
Main saloon .Accessed from cockpit by sliding door: two full length single berths with storage forward , folding table , opening port on forward and aft end of coach roof, hanging locker aft end stbd.
Aft cabin. Accessed by large sliding hatch, and clever hinged venting washboard system, 2 large single berths, with storage cupboard at aft end between berths.
Cockpit. Small and well enclosed .Wheel steering and engine controls to port , full length seats both sides. Stbd seat has small lifting section to access bilge pump
Engine is sited under cockpit.
Stem head / forestay fitting incorporating bow roller. There are two new galvanised fairleads mounted on the capping rail, amidships, Sampson post ,and two new 10 new wooden deck cleats.
The deck hawse pipe located just off C/L
Individual 316 grade polished stainless steel chain plates , steel painted tabernacle.
Full length mahogany handrails new 2011 are fitted to both cabin tops, the genoa is controlled by turning blocks leading to the sheet winches, and can be cleated off on the coamings.
On the aft deck is mounted a single c/l Samson post and fairleads Port and stbd.
Anchoring and safety
10kg Danforth type anchor fitted to foredeck , with 10m x 8mm chain and 20m x 12mm line spliced to chain. New2011
6 kg folding grapnel kedge anchor, 3m x 8mm chain , 15m x 12mm warp. New 2011
4 x 8m x 12mm mooring warps new 2011
4x fenders new 2011
1x Whale type bilge pump new 2011
1x horseshoe lifebelt and bracket new 2011
1x 2kg powder fire extinguisher new 2011
1 x fog horn
1 x emergency battery set navigation lights.
Lilani does not come with bunk cushions, pulpit, pushpit, stanchions, and instruments, spray hood or cockpit cover
As each individual customer has their own preference on type, style, manufacturer etc, it was felt prudent to omit these from the sale.
We would be pleased to quote for these to individual specification
Ashore at Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu
Call 01590 616214 for further information.