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" Adélie", South Coast One Design Lying  Hampshire

Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station
Major Works


Adélie is a South Coast One design (SCOD) built by Burnes Shipyard, Bosham, in 1961 to the C. A. Nicholson design.  Construction is Mahogany planking on to Oak frames, copper fastened.  The coachroof is Mahogany, decks are epoxy glass sheathed ply. She has a traditional long keel the cast Iron ballast keel is held by galvanised Iron keelbolts - last drawn and replaced in 2002.

 She has just had new stainless steel standing rigging fitted.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  26ft 7.93m
Waterline Length  21ft 6.4m
Beam  7ft 10ins 2.39m
Draft  5ft 3ins 1.6m
Displacement  5 ton 

Rig, Sails and Spars

Fractional (3/4) Sloop rig
Sitka Spruce mast and boom
Spinnaker pole 
Whisker pole
Stainless steel standing rigging (2007)
Mainsail McWilliams 1989 - Serviced annually and in good condition for age
Slab and roller reefing on mainsail
Stackpack mainsail lazyjack stowage system
Genoa Arun 1997  - Serviced annually and in good condition 
Rotostay headsail furling gear (1997)
Storm Jib age unknown - never used - no separate forestay for this
Spinnaker - rarely used - good condition
Asymmetric cruising chute in snuffer - Seateach 2005  excellent condition
2 x mast mounted halyard winches 
2 x cockpit sheet winches 
Boom tent

Deck Equipment

Spray hood
Cockpit cover
Chromed Bronze fairleads
Stainless steel mainsheet horse

Plastimo Contest Steering Compass
5kg Bruce Bower anchor with approx 40m 8mm galvanised chain
25lb CQR kedge anchor with 5m 8mm galvanised chain
Telescopic boat hook
Anchor ball
Boom Crutch
Ensign / staff

General Equipment

Plastimo Neptune gas cooker 


Brass Barometer
Brass quartz ships clock

2 x gimballed polished brass oil lamps
Fold away Mahogany saloon table
Lavac "Zenith" sea toilet
"Q" flag and French and Brittany courtesy ensigns
Deck scrubber
Broom, dustpan and brush


Yanmar 1GM10 9hp single cylinder diesel engine (1997) 


Diesel 6 gallons stainless steel
Water 22 gallons stainless steel

Electrics / Electronics


2 x heavy duty 12Volt batteries  
change over switch for charging


Autohelm tridata log , Speedo and depth guage
VHF Radio telephone
Autohelm 1000 autopilot
Navigation lights
Anchor light
Windex vane + VHF Antenna
Radio cassette player with twin speakers

Portable AM/FM radio

Safety Gear


3 x Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Extensive first aid kit
Manual bilge pump
Life buoy with light


2 x Torches
Fog horn
Radar reflector
Boarding ladder
Webbing jackstays
Bosun's Chair
Spare Tiller

Shore Gear

Plywood pram dinghy with oars and rowlocks
Avon Redstart inflatable dinghy 
Galvanised iron beaching legs

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
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