19ft Gaff cutter wooden John Leather designBadger is a very pretty wooden gaff cutter with a large cockpit (not self draining) - seats five persons comfortably. A short cabin forward gives sitting headroom opposing settee berths and a pipe-cot extension to port.
She has been day sailed for the last six years, the accommodation requires some upgrading....
She has a centreboard and found to sail well on all points....
Badger is in good condition, mast and spars are oiled with Epiphanes rather than varnished...Brightwork would benefit from a Spring refit. Topsides and underwater antifouled before launching every year. Bilges repainted in 2013, cockpit in 2014 and the decks every third year last done 2016...
Stored ashore from October to April...North Devon Yacht club.....
Built by the reknowned boatbuilder Cyril White of Brightlinsea.
Long keel with iron centreplate. Tiller steered with a transom hung rudder
Clinker planked West African hardwood and larch all copper fastened to her oak frame.painted light blue with dark blue topstrake.
Approx 0.5 tons of leads pigs under the cabin sealing. an external iron keel let in to the deadwood.
Painted marine ply deck in a buff colour. Hard wood cabin superstructure....
Hatch, washboard and engine casing all varnished.
Two settee berths within the cabin, sitting headroom only. single fixed gimble for a cooker.
Furnishings/ domestics need replacing, renewing or even providing, if required.
Badger has just been used for short day sails so she has no creature comforts....
Slated bench seating in the cockpit.
35lbs CQR anchor with warp. ( un used in this ownership since 2010.
Overall Winter cover new 2010
Inflatable dinghy with launching trolley, new 2010 very little used.
Deck stepped solid pine mast, Epiphanes oiled finish. stood in a galvanised tabernacle.
Boom, gaff and bowsprit.
Galvanised wire standing rigging. Running rigging traditional three strand warp.
Gaff rigged.Tan terylene sails .
Mainsail with reefing points:
2 mainsails and 3 jibs of differing sizes, a Stay sail maker and age not known, all in good/ fair condition.
white canvas mainsail cover.
A spare set of shrouds .
compass in a box.
5 inflatable life jackets.
Manual brass bilge pump
large whale pump fixed to the cabin bulkhead.