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Buchanan 41, Capella of Kent

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Buchanan 41, Capella of Kent

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Capella of Kent is a Buchanan 41 sloop built as a 14 Ton Ocean Racer / Cruiser in 1964 by Sutton and Wiggins Ltd., of Great Wakering, Essex. The design is by Alan Buchanan and is related to Vashti, and Othona, a near sister to Capella. 

Construction is Burmese Teak planking on Canadian Rock Elm (CRE) timbers with heavier frames in way of mast and deck openings laminated from dry Oak or CRE. All Floors, hanging knees and lodging knees are stainless steel - manufactured by the commissioning owner's company. Decks are Teak laid on marine ply, bronze screw fastened. Cabin sides and cockpit coamings are Burma Teak, Cabin top is Marine ply Cascover sheathed. 

The Yacht was built to Lloyds 100A1 class under special survey and monitored by the architect.

Capella of Kent offers up to eight berths in two cabins. Mechanical propulsion is by Perkins 4.107 diesel engine. Her stainless steel standing rigging was replaced in 2004

Buchanan, Capella of Kent - Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  42ft 9ins 13m
Length on Deck  41ft 5ins  12.62m
Waterline Length  28ft 8ins 8.74m
Beam  10ft 4ins 3.15m
Draft  6ft 5ins 1.96m
Sail Area    
Displacement  9.01 tons 9154kg
Ballast 3.69 tons 3750kg

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19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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