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South Coast One Design, Firecracker, Sold

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South Coast One Design, (SCOD) Firecracker

This South Coast One design (SCOD), Firecracker, was built by Burnes Shipyard, Bosham, in 1962 to the Charles Nicholson design.  Construction is Lagos Mahogany planking on to Rock Elm  frames, copper fastened.  The coachroof is Mahogany, decks are epoxy glass sheathed ply. Cast Iron keel.

She has been  professionally rebuilt to a very high standard by Nick Gates & Co. at a cost of over 45,000. She is effectively a five year old boat!

She has been professionally maintained by Nick gates & Co in current ownership.

South Coast One Design, (SCOD) Firecracker

SCOD Firecracker - Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  25ft 11ins 7.9m
Waterline Length  21ft 6.4m
Beam  7ft 9ins 2.36m
Draft  5ft 3ins 1.6m
Displacement  3.5 tons


4 berths in two cabins. 
V berths in the forepeak 
Sea toilet heads with hanging locker opposite
Main cabin with settee berths either side 
Stove to port and sink/navigation table to starboard

Rig, Sails and Spars

Fractional sloop rig
Timber spars
Stainless Steel standing rigging (2006)
Dacron mainsail - White Sails
Roller reefing (round boom) mainsail
Dacron Genoa - White Sails
Dacron No 1 Jib - White Sails
Dacron Spinnaker - Banks Sails
2 x Self tailing sheet winches

Deck Equipment

15kg Plough style bower anchor on 25m 1/4in galvanised chain
Fisherman  kedge anchor 

Plastimo Contest bulkhead steering compass


Hatch covers
Spinnaker pole 
Ensign / staff

Overall cover
Boom crutch

General Equipment

Blake Sea toilet

Chromed clock and barometer

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Gimballed 3 hob gas stove with grill

Oil lamp
Berth Cushions


Yanmar 1GM 10 7hp single cylinder raw sea water cooled diesel  engine
2-blade propeller


Water - TBA
Diesel -  8 gallons

Electrics / Electronics

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2 x 12 Volt Batteries

Fuse / switch panel


Raymarine Tridata log / depth / speed
VHF Radio telephone
Navigation lights
Interior lights
Chart table light
Anchor light
3 x cigar lighter style sockets for phone charging

Safety Gear

2 x lifebelts with lights
Boarding ladder
3 x fire extinguishers
Fire Blanket
Manual Bilge pump
Electric bilge pump

Shore Gear


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

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.  All Content is copyright - All Rights Reserved.