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    £ 4,995

    Maurice Griffiths - Eventide 26 for sale

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    Classic 1970 eventide 26ft cutter with bilge keels, professionally built by G.W. Wall of Talland in Cornwall. Fantastic for coastal cruising and going into estuary's, drying out in harbours and beaches.

    With new autonomous Mast Lowering/raising system.

    ENGINE: 1GM10 Yanma in board diesel engine.

    REFIT 2015-16:

    Newly painted Hull, Engine taken out 2016 bilges painted, fuel tank taken out and cleaned.

    Spray hood canvas and plastic windows replaced.

    Refit galley woodwork and with new water 80l tank bag, pipes.

    Heads: refurbished, new parts, washers and pipes. As if new!

    Newly fitted navigation table with new control panel, wiring with 2016 house calcium battery and solar charging.

    New VHF ariel and cable depth and log: clipper system.

    Newly fitted reconditioned Lofrans windlass with new 40meters chain.

    New stainless steal bottle screws all round.

    New stainless outboard engine bracket.

    Spruce Mast with tabernacle, jimmy pole and bracket for one man lowering.

    Hull Construction

    Marine Plywood fastened with copper nails, glue and roves to built oak frames. Deck and cabin top also marine ply on oak deck beams. and sheathed with glass cloth and epoxied. Painted with non-slip. Mast and boom are varnished spruce and are the original. Top sides primed and built up with International Top lack. Varnished teak rubbing rails. Raised topsides with six circular portholes. The bottom is well primed, with 2016 anti-foul. Survey of July 2014 commented Hull bottom looked good and sounded when tested. Internally the hull looks good and painted white. Keel bolts are mild steel and stainless on the rear skeg.

    All galvanized stanchions on deck have been, by previous owner, re-bolted, resealed on new wood blocks. Toe rails are varnished teak.

    The tabernacle is welded mild steel and holds a bracket with Jimmy pole with bow fixings to lower and raise mast with a reconditioned, by owner, Lofrans windlass.

    New spray hood canvas, in 2016, with clear windows mounted on stainless steel frame.

    Fuel tank is 57 litre stainless steel located starboard forward of cockpit and was removed cleaned out 2016.


    Yanmar 1GM10 single cyclinder raw water cooled fitted with 2.62 to 1 reduction gear box driving 3 bladed propeller. Removed 2016 engine mounts painted and checked.


    12volt circuit with two batteries contained in solid battery box. One for starting engine and a 110amp calcium house battery new 2016. Charged by alternator and 50watt solar panel. Switch panel with fuses refitted and rewired 2016. Clipper battery indicator.

    Icom VHF radio with new ariel and cable.

    New Clipper log and depth system.

    GPS antenna for GPS. (GPS not included)

    Auto pilot; simrad TP20

    All navigation lights 12v.

    Galley Refit 2016

    New primus twin burner paraffin stove mounted in gimbals.

    New 80litre water bag, pipes, hand pumped cold water tap.

    Stainless steel sink.


    Stainless steel 6mm for Fore stay, inner stay and aft stays. Original 3 port and 3 starboard shrouds are galvanized steel wire and are showing a sheen of rust.

    Running rigging in reasonable condition.

    Mainsail and Jib with storm jib are all in good working order.


    Can sleep 4. All furniture is built of wood, cushions in a hard wearing material. Heads is fitted starboard forward cabin under V-berth, which is a Jabsco marine fitted toilet with new pipes and washers. There is a Victory paraffin heater with chimney on board and brass lamp. Two brass hinged style coat hangers. Cabin just recently painted white.


    Life lines plastic coated with galvanized push-pit, pulpit and stanchions.

    Fire extinguisher.

    Fire blanket.

    Bilge pumps, one electric on auto and one hand pump.

    Two anchors. one danforth and bruce 10kg and 20kg on 8mm chain 40 meters.

    Horseshoe life belt and danboey.

    Various fenders.

    Surveyours Comments in 2014 (Please ask for a copy of 2014 Survey)

    These are well built vessels originally and this one in particular would appear to have been built by somebody who new what they were doing. She appears to have been well looked after. This vessel is quite suitable for sailing in waters for which she was designed.

    Owners Comments

    My wife and now 10yr old daughter and I have had the pleasure of sailing Talland since summer of 2014. We have had some good adventures sailing around the Norfolk coast and some scary ones. Talland can take some rough weather and we have had fun sailing her. She has been craned out in the winter and kept well maintained as did the previous owner. She is good to go for many years. We are selling as we have bought a Yacht and are looking to sail further a field and longer distances. Talland has been a great first time sailing vessel and learning curve.

    £ 4,995
    Category:Sailing Boats
    Subcategory:Classic Sailing Boats
    Manufacturer:Maurice Griffiths
    Model:Eventide 26
    Mooring Country:United Kingdom
    Year built:1970
    Condition:well maintained
    Length:7.92 m/26 ft
    Width:2.13 m/7 ft
    Draft:0.8 m/3 ft
    Category:Bilge keel
    Steering:Tiller steering
    Engine manufacturer:Yanma
    No. of engines:1
    Fuel Capacity:60
    Material deck:Wood
    Fresh water capacity:80
    No. of cabins:1
    No. of berths:4
    Headroom:1.7 m
    WC & bathrooms:1 toilet
    ModelEventide 26Material deckWood
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