Sailing BoatsSloopsCustomTandem 12M Farrow & Chambers
A delightful TANDEM 12m cruising sloop built in 1990 by Farrow & Chambers of Grimsby is for sale with Vivid Blue Marine (North-West). This sparkling cruiser yacht was built by Farrow and Chambers of Grimsby of cedar and mahogany using wood epoxy saturation technique (West System). Sparkle II has teak decks, tiller steering to semi-balanced rudder and a Warwick Collins tandem wing keel, conceived to create high performance at low draft. Sparkle III is a bespoke 12m designed for the original owner as a fast seaworthy cruiser which two people can sail easily without leaving the cockpit. Sparkle III is equipped with a Volvo Penta D2-40 (40HP) diesel engine from 2005 with running time of circa 1400hrs. Her accommodation offers six berths in two cabins and main saloon. There is a large fore-cabin with double berth, cushions and bedding, two hanging lockers and stowage under berth. There is an overhead hatch for access, light and ventilation and side stowage shelves. Main Saloon The main saloon is open plan with galley and large full size chart table. A forward area has twin settee berths with lee cloths and central table with folding leaves. There are open shelved cave lockers port and starboard and overhead hatch and fixed portlights in coach roof. Lights from battery and separate mains power lights. Fuel and water tanks under berths Galley Spacious galley to port with easy access from main hatch. Twin sinks with hot and cold water, sea water, and filtered drinking water. Spin-Flo Nelson 1500 stainless steel cooker with 2 burners, oven, and grill. Large well insulated ice box with Isotherm unit. Tiled surfaces, grab rail and ample stowage for pots, pans etc. Island seating centrally houses the Volvo Penta diesel engine. Aft Cabin King size double, cushions and bedding. Hanging locker and cupboard. Opening port lights, 3 lockers under. Heads Heads aft to starboard with Lavac marine toilet (2011), sink with hot and cold water and Shower. Hot water tank (7 Galls).) Immersion heater and heating from engine. Hanging locker for wet oilskins. Stowage, light, mirror. Mechanical/Electrics Volvo Penta D2-40 40HP Diesel (New 2005) Engine hours approx. 1400 hours Brunton Self Pitching Propeller (2002) 2 x domestic batteries – 1 x engine start battery, all A.G,M Clock and large barometer Furuno NavNet C-Map NT Radar and Plotter Garmin 128 GPS plus handheld Garmin GPS 60 Eberspacher D3 diesel hot air heater Mains electric with some mains lights and Sterling power management PMP 1 Smart battery charger, Electric and manual bilge pumps Spars/Rigging/Sails Kemp aluminium mast and boom with kicker strut, All standing rigging replaced 2014. Fully battened main sail (Sanders of Lymington) new 2007 Lazyjacks, Three reefs with controls lead aft to cockpit All Fredriksen roller bearing track cars, Roller reefing genoa (new 2007) foam luff, tell tails. Harken genoa furler system, Tri-radial spinnaker with snuffer. All winches 4 Harken self-tailing, 2 x Lewmar winches, various spares, mast mounted pole. Staysail and detachable inner forestay, Storm jib orange (virtually unused) New sail covers, Bimmi, Spray hood and full winter tent (2021) Deck & Safety Gear Pains Wessex Rescue 406 E.P.I.R.B. (New battery required) Echomax Active XS dual band radar reflector Arimar 6 man liferaft, serviced 2013, Harness points. Jackstays, horseshoe lifebelt and light Fire extinguishers, fire blanket. Bruce anchor, 60m x 8m chain, 30m rope. Maxwell electric windlass 2014, Spare fortress anchor chain and rope Inflatable dinghy, oars and foot pump (By separate negotiation) Buckets, hose, electric cable etc. Warps and fenders, Passarelle boarding gangway.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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