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Franzi, Classic JOG Sloop Lying  Isle of Wight

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Franzi is a 26ft long keel classic sloop built strip plank Mahogany on Oak frames by the Cowes Boatbuilding Company in 1962, to a design by George Marvin. Coachroof and cockpit are Mahogany decks and roof are epoxy GRP sheathed marine ply.

She has been the subject of an extensive rebuild and has new interior,  decks, floors, iron keelbolts etc.. 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  26ft 7.92m
Waterline Length  20ft 6ins 6.25m
Beam  7ft 6ins 2.29m
Draft  4ft 3ins 1.3m
Displacement  2.5 tons 2540kg

Rig, Sails and Spars

Masthead Sloop rig
Aluminium mast and boom
Mast steps
Stainless Steel rigging + bottle screws (2007)
Twin forestays
Twin backstays
Mainsail 116sq ft - good
Slab reefing on mainsail
Genoa (hanked) 117 sq ft - Ratsey and Lapthorn - good
Jib (hanked) 71 sq ft - Jeckells - good
Spinnaker - good
2 x Halyard winches
2 x Sheet winches

Deck Equipment

Sentinel anchor on 30m chain + 25m 14mm anchor plait warp (2007)
25lb CQR kedge + chain and warp
Contest 101 steering compass (2007)
Spray dodgers

Boom tent (2007)
Boat hooks
Spinnaker pole
Fenders (2007)
Ensign / staff
Anchor Ball
Motor sailing cone
Anchor light

General Equipment

Manual pumped cold water to galley
Plastimo Neptune 2 burner + grill cooker with flame failure safety device (2007)
Gas cylinder on afterdeck
Pots pans and cutlery included
Lavac sea toilet (2007)
Blakes sea cocks for heads (2007)
Clock (2007)
Barometer (2007)


Yanmar 1GM 10 9hp diesel engine professionally installed 2007
Three bladed bronze propeller on stainless steel shaft (all new 2007)


Diesel 25 litres + 10 litres fuel can
Water TBA

Electrics / Electronics

Professionally rewired and all instrumentation installed (May 2007)

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2 x 85AH 12Volt Batteries (2007)
Changeover battery switch

Icom M 421 DSC VHF Radio telephone (2007)


Raymarine Tillermate 2000 Autopilot  (2007)
Nasa AIS "Radar" (2007)
Garmin GPS 152 (2007)

Nasa Duet Log / depth  (2007)
2 x 6-way switch / circuit breaker panels
Interior lights
Chart table light
Navigation lights
2 x 12Volt sockets for phone charger etc.

Safety Gear

Life belt with light (2007)
Danbuoy (2007)
webbing jackstays (2007)
2 x lifejackets (2007)
2 x harnesses (2007)
Radar reflector mounted in rigging (2007)
Gas detector (2007)
2 x Fire extinguishers 
Fire blanket (2007)
Manual bilge pump, Plastimo (2007)
Rule Mate 500gph automatic electric bilge pump with float switch (2007)
Flares (2007)

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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
or email to:
In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor 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 buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - all rights reserved.