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"Cumulus", Classic Long Keel Cutter Lying  West Sussex

Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station


Cumulus is a Long Keel Bermudan Cutter built by Williams and Parkinson, Deganwy, to the design of W.H.Rowland, in 1938. She is carvel Pitch Pine planking on sawn Oak frames.  Her keel is cast Iron held on by Iron keelbolts (last inspected 2000). Decks are Teak laid coachroof top is tongue and groove planking overlaid with GRP.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  34ft 10.36m
Length on Deck  30ft 6ins 9.3m
Waterline Length  26ft 8ins 8.13m
Beam  9ft 10ins 3.0m
Draft  5ft 3ins 1.6m
Displacement  8.5 tons 8640kg
Ballast 2.5 tons 2540kg

Rig, Sails and Spars

Bermudan cutter rig
Aluminium alloy mast and boom
Wooden whisker pole
Stainless Steel standing rigging(1997)
Mainsail Arun (2004) - excellent
Genoa Arun (2002) - excellent
Jib Arun (2002) - excellent
Cruising Chute (1997) - good

Deck Equipment

45lb CQR Bower anchor on 40m chain and 10m warp
12 lb kedge anchor on 5 m chain and 30 m warp

Simpson Lawrence Oil-Bath Anchor windlass

2 x bronze sheet winches - excellent
3 x halyard winches - worn
Sestrel steering compass
Spray dodgers - worn
Boom Tent
Deck Mop
Boat hook
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone
Anchor light
Cockpit cushions

General Equipment

Weems and Plath Clock and Barometer

Oil lamp
Spinflow Nelson gas cooker with two burners, grill and oven with flame failure safety device.
Gas bottle stowed on deck
SL 400 Sea toilet


Perkins 28HO 3-cylinder diesel. 


Water, Stainless Steel  200litres
Diesel, Stainless Steel, 100 litres

Electrics / Electronics


Shoreline Compact  VHF Radio Telephone
Autohelm Speed and depth indicators
TP10 Tillerpilot Autopilot
Navigation lights
Chart table light

Safety Gear

4 x lifebelts
4 x harnesses
2 x boarding ladders
Radar reflector
2 x fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
First aid kit
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump

Shore Gear

2 Man Compass inflatable dinghy
Honda 2hp 4-stroke outboard motor 

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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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