For Sale

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Tig: £8,495

Finesse 24 sailing boat, Tig LOA 24ft/7.3M Long keel with lifting centre plate 0.7m draught with centre plate up, 2m with centre plate down. Tig is a clinker construction sailing boat built on the East coast of the UK in 1973. Sail number 21. 6 years ago she was taken out of the water for an extensive rebuild. During that time she has had: Structure: New deck, New Coachroof, New Cockpit floor, Interior reworked Ballast keel bolts replaced Centre plate box replaced New centre plate New centre plate lifting wire Rudder encapsulated New Tiller Hull taken back to wood and repainted New stanchions and lifelines New stainless mooring cleats Engine etc: New stainless fuel tank Reconditioned Yanmar 2GM fitted New coupler, prop shaft and prop fitted to suit the 2GM New Stern tube with new cutlass bearing and PSS dripless gland Racor fuel filter/water trap Interior: New Fresh water bag Lavac popular sea toilet New Plastimo Neptune 2000 2 burner + grill cooker fitted Gas bottle enclosure fitted Pressurised cold water system Diesel cabin heater fitted Built in cool box New saloon cushions Solar powered saloon ventilation Mast and rigging: New Standing rigging including a refurbished rotorstay furler All new running rigging New Barton genoa tracks Barlow 20 genoa winches with self tailing rubbers stripped cleaned and serviced 22lb plow anchor and 30m of chain + 30 metres warp Electrics: All new electrics have been fitted including LED cabin lights, All new wiring, New compass ICOM IC-N323 DSC VHF fitted New NASA depth sounder New Hawk VHF antenna with windex New mast head light Seaflo automatic bilge pump New hull and prop shaft zincs Shore power fitted with new victron battery charger 230v Mains sockets saloon and forepeak New 12v switch panel with 12v socket, voltmeter and usb sockets 30watt solar panel with Victron MPPT controller New 1/2/both battery switch New Engine and house batteries Spring 2021: All varnish taken back to wood and at least 7 coats of Epifanes varnish applied Sails washed and checked for integrity including Spare mainsail Antifouled Engine and gearbox fully serviced oil changed in both and new oil and fuel filters, with new belts and impeller Powder fire extinguisher Various fenders and warps I have hundreds of photos showing the professional rebuild by previous owner and work over the winter of 2020/21 she also has her own facebook page “Saving Tig” I bought her at the end of the summer 2020 and spent the winter finishing her off: During the 2021 season she has been used extensively in and around Poole harbour including a trip to the western Solent she is a joy to sail and taking just 0.7m with the centreplate up has meant we could go anywhere in the harbour. And made it easy to find somewhere to anchor in the busy Newtown creek. Everywhere she goes she gets complimented on her looks. Beautiful boat with classic lines. Reason for sale is upgrading to larger boat. Currently afloat in Poole Harbour UK. Contact Adrian Chapmanlaw, adrianchapmanlaw@gmail.com or 07455202782.

Finesse 24 ‘Rapport’, built 1975

Currently out of the water at a marina at Canvey Island, Essex.
Sails and cushions are dry stored in Norfolk.

One owner. Built in 1975.Contact: Andrew Good 07960979207

Details here.