A sterling example of Peter Ibold's iconic design, this blue water ketch built by Windboats of Norwich was professionally refitted in 2017 to a standard well in excess of it's asking price. Agnes Blue is a sturdy, powerful, elegant world cruiser, outfitted for live-aboard comfort and wide-ranging adventure. View her on the hard standing at Gweek to appreciate her bright and generous accomodation. Only at sea will you truly grasp her robust capabilities.
LOA: 49ft / 15m
Hull: Seacrete Ferrocement
Keel: Long Keel
Rig: Cutter-Rigged Ketch
Engine: Single Diesel
6 Berths in 3 Cabins
2017 Re-fit @ Gweek Classic Boatyard
Agnes Blue was brought in for a Full Re-fit by well known and celebrated resident Shipwrights Andrew Massey & Duncan Skingley in 2017. During this re-fit she had:
New Marine Plywood Decks
Standing Rigging Replaced
Hull Faired and Painted
All Skin Fittings Replaced
New Rudder, Stock & Auto-Pilot
Hydraulic Dual Station Steering installed
Interior Stripped, Refurbished &Re-painted including Lockers & Bilges
All Plumbing and Pumps replaced.
Full Electronic system upgrade including Fittings, Switches and Sensors
New Navigation System
Agnes Blue is welcoming and cosy below deck, with ample standing headroom throughout, she benefits from generous amenities which manage to put many a larger yacht to shame.
All refreshed, including brand new carpets in 2019, the cabins enjoy solid wood furniture, brass fittings, glass fixtures, porcelain sinks and chrome taps, more akin to a home than your average yacht.
The Wheelhouse/Saloon benefits from several large windows which contributes to the spacious feeling when aboard, solid wood furniture again with vintage light fittings and an easy 'Home from Home' feel. To port, a large Nav Station with a good sized berth. To Stbd, the saloon seating area and large saloon table.
Beyond the saloon, at the heart of things, the Galley comprises a large work surface and storage, a Gimballed 2-Burner gas oven and grill, twin stainless sinks complete with a chrome mixer tap, integrated fridge and wood burner.
Large double with solid wooden furniture and storage.
A proper bathroom, Porcelain sink, Chrome taps, separate chrome shower and sea toilet, all new in 2017.
Generous double berth to Stbd with more storage and a Tool store to Prt.
Forward V Cabin:
Large single berth to Prt with ample added storage space.
Raymarine ES97 9" MFD Chartplotterat Helm Station (2017)
Raymarine B100 AIS Trancever & S100 AIS tcvr splitter (2017)
Quantum Radar (2017)
Icom M423G VHF/DSC radio with integrated GPS (2017)
Raymarine ES97 7" MFD Chartplotter in Cockpit (2017)
Raymarine Depth, SOG, Wind & Autopilot displays in Cockpit (2017)
Icom M423G VHF/DSC radio 2nd station in Cockpit (2017)
Ketch Rigged Cutter
Sail Area: 939 sq.ft / 86.4 sq.mtr
Main: 315 sq.ft / 29.26 sq.mtr
Mizzen: 140 sq.ft / 13.01 sq/mtr
Working Jib: 308 sq.ft / 28.61 sq.mtr
Genoa: 475 sq.ft / 44.12 sq.mtr
Staysail: 176 sq.ft / 16.35 sq.mtr
All sails in good working order. Rigging favours single-handed sailing.
Standing Rigging/Running Rigging replaced in 2017
Engine - Perkins 4.236 72hp Diesel inboard
Fully overhauled and re-built in 2017 including gearbox and heat exchange.
New stern gear 2017
New Calorifier 2017
Dual-Station heavy-duty hydraulic system installed 2017
1 mild steel fresh water tank 100 gal / 454ltr
2 New Stainless fuel tanks totaling 100gal / 454 ltr
All new Tinned wire and brass components 2017
8 New 24v heavy duty marine batteries
Integrated 15amp charger
Wind Turbine Generator
Cockpit - Various Charts, almanacs etc. Binoculars, Emergency Tiller, Gas Cylinder & 3 Jerry Cans.
Deck - Lofrans 7 windlass, 45lb CQR Anchor with 100m chain, 20kg Bruce Anchor with 10m chain & warp. Fenders, Warps, Sail Covers & 3 Boat Hooks.
Safety - RFD ORC/Seasava 6-Man Liferaft, Jackstays, 2 Harnesses, 4 Lifejackets+, 6 safety/mooring lines, 2 Life Buoys with Light & Drogue, Danbuoy, First Aid Kit, Grab Bag, Fire Blanket, Fire Bucket with Lanyard, 1 Mechanical Foam Extinguisher (2ltr Foam 8A 55B), 1 Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguisher (2kg Co2 34B), 4 ABC Powder Fire Extinguishers (1kg Powder 8A 34BC), Gas Alarm, Smoke Alarm & Co2 Alarm.
Spares - Belts, Impellr, Oil Filter, Fuel Filter, Hoses, Hydraulic Fluid, Engine Oil, Softwood Bungs, Jubilee Clips, Screws, Pins, Shackles & Tools.
Signalling - 3 Parachute Red Flares, 3 Handheld Smoke Flares, 6 Handheld Red Flares, 2 Handheld White Flares, Hand-Pump Emergency Air Horn, High powered Torch & Day Shapes.
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