|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Brightlingsea Essex UK
This Norfolk Smuggler with Gaff Cutter Rig is in fantastic condition and is probably the highest spec
version you will ever find. This is a boat that really turn heads with the style and lines of a
traditional yacht but the advantages of a GRP hull plus internal mouldings .The Norfolk Smuggler 25
has a very solid feel and sails as well in a force 6 as in light airs. All lines come back into the cockpit
for single handed sailing. With a pine mast that can be lowered using the lifting bowsprit, plus an
electric winch powered lifting keel and comprehensive electronics suite, this is a yacht that can take
you to anchorages that others would not even dream of. The spacious cockpit, high seaboard and
dodgers , allows for the accommodation of six in comfort while the 5ft 10 t headroom in the roomy
cabin with accommodation in two single and one double bunk, is full of home comforts including a
built in Hi Fi system .
The hull / Superstructure and internal mouldings plus long keel with built in ballast and swinging keel
were supplied new by Norfolk Boats IN 2011. Solid teak decks and beautiful teak wood interior,
separate galley and heads . She is fitted with a Yanmar 3YM20 Diesel 22 HP engine with approx 450
hrs Lying Brightlingsea in Essex with DB Marine.
HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP AND USE
The boat was originally commissioned in 2011 by a professional wood worker who fitted her out to
the highest specification. Subsequently she has been owned by a doctor and professional boat
handler, both of them keen East Coast sailors who took her for occasional trips to Denmark and
Holland. Since 2017 she has been owned by a professional writer who has made many
improvements. Originally named, Narwhal, the present owner renamed her Goblin after the gaff
cutter which features in Arthur Ransome’s book ‘We Never Meant to Go to Sea’.
Designer : Andrew Wolstenholme
Builder: Norfolk Boatyard 2011
Model: Smuggler Gaff Rigged Cutter.
Lying : DB Marine Yard Brightlingsea
LOA: 30 ft
Beam: 8 ft 9 in
Minimum Draft: 2 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 11 in
Keel Type : Swinging/ Lifting Keel with electric winch
Engine : Yanmar 3YM20 – 22 HP Diesel Inboard
Fuel capacity 25.0 Ltr (5.5 G) Total - 1 Tank
Water capacity 20.0 Ltr (4.4 G) Total - 1 Tank
Holding tank capacity 100.0 Ltr (22.0 G) Total - 1 Tank
Displacement 4,000kg (8,820.0lbs)
Cabin Headroom 1.80m
RCD Category : B = Offshore status.
All timber work is solid teak Including all decks, cockpit and interior layout.
Cockpit & Interior fit out by specialist joinery company. The owner of this company was the first
James Lawrence made the cream matching sails and covers.
Green sail boom covers – Cockpit Cover Boom Tent Cover- Winter cover
Furling headsails – Working and No 1 Jib
Staysail with S/S Rotostay Regatta furling and foil.
BC Pine mast hollow middle for cables held in a Tabernacle with lifting bowsprit that acts as a
fulcrum to assist with mast lowering and raising.
All halyards and reefing lines led aft to cockpit to Lewmar rope clutches. All the pulleys have been
replaced with new Lewmar roller bearing heavy duty pulleys which make raising and lowering the
gaff and mainsail easy.
Anchorlift S/S electric operated anchor windlass/ Bruce anchor on self launch and recovery S/S roller
holder. Anchor chain self stores in large locker below the winch which is accessible inside via the
cabin. Self set electric trip switch should you overpower the winch.
6 x Bronze opening port lights
Lewmar escape hatch fitted forward of the cabin with interior fly screen fitted.
2 x Davy bronze mushroom adjustable air Vents
S/S pushpit with integral boarding ladder and flag staff holder.
3 Blade Bronze Prop & Separate Rope Cutter
Manual swinging /drop keel fitted to further ballast in long centre shallow keel
Professional Electrical and Gas Installation with Installation certificate
Grey Water Holding tank
Large Fresh Drinking water tank accessed at side of bow sprit via a stainless steel screw in deck
Hot & Cold Pressurised Water to Galley & Heads
2 Ring Gas Stove with stainless steel wire adjustable holding clamps for pans ect
Gas Oven/ Grill. All have flame out gas cut off protection.
Engine and batteries
Yanmar Model: 3YM20 :- 22 HP Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: 3 Cylinder Diesel with Heater plugs to aid starting in colder weather.
Propeller: 3 blade Bronze propeller with a three serrated edged blades rope cutter
Drive Type: Direct Drive / Gearbox ratio 322:1 with Dripless Seal fitting to hull and to S/S 1" prop
12 volt battery, 4 batteries ( two main , two auxiliary) charged by: engine, shore power and solar
Battery meter for discharge and charging systems inc amps and volts
Webasto Airtop 2000, Navicon 2KVA invertor and battery charger.
Solar Panel ( Add details )
Fuel consumption (approx)2.0 Ltr (0.4 G) /hour at cruising speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 Knots
Single berths: 2
Double V Berth 1
Marine head with holding tank with manual pump out
Sink with Hot and Cold Taps / shower tray and electric waste pump.
Galley Sink with hot and cold water
Pull down map table top by galley
Heating via a Diesel Powered hot air heater which eliminates condensation. Separate S/S Diesel tank
Hot water supplied from Engine and shore power - Filled Hot water tank which remains hot 24 hours
Oven/ Grill/ Two Burner plates with wire frame set on Gimbals.
LED interior lights incl two LED reading lamps
One Raymarine 12" Hybrid Touch Screen GPS/ Chartplotter with Chart for whole U.K. / Europe .
One Raymarine 7" GPS / Chartplotter / Fishfinder depthsounder.
Wind Speed and Direction Gauge
Boat Speed / Log Gauge
Icom VHF Radio with DMSS
Swiftech M-168 VHF marine radio.
Lopolite Masthead LED Tricolor & Anchor Light
Autopilot/ Raymarine 2000 tiller pilot
Compass with light bulkhead mounted
Mast top mounted VHF Antenna fitted with Wind direction arrow and Sailing limit arms.
Bespoke Oak Tiller
Complete set of up- to- date East Coast Charts
Automatic engine room fire extinguisher
Manual fire extinguisher
2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)
Cockpit and Deck Gear
Fenders and holders
2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Spacious port and starboard lockers
Hose pipe and 30 metres shore cable in lockers
Shore power inlet
|Vessel type:||Norfolf Smuggler|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yanmar 3YM20|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||25'|
|Maximum draft:||4' 11"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Keel type:||Lifting Keel|
|Displacement:||4 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||25 Litres|
|Water capacity:||20 Litres|
Yanmar 3YM20 Regularly Serviced and in good working order
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.