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Carvel Folkboat, Helios lying St Mawes, Cornwall

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Carvel Folkboat, Helios

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Helios is a carvel Folkboat derivative (with extra freeboard) built by John Perry of Cosham in 1962. She has an addition plank giving her greater volume and headroom on a standard Folkboat. Construction is full length Afzelia planking (also known as African Mahogany) on Canadian Rock Elm frames. The topsides are splined. Floors are English Oak and were replaced in 1998 along with new decks, epoxy sheathed, and new Keelbolts. Coach roof and coamings are also Afzelia.

She offers up to five  berths in two cabins, has a compact galley, and a heads in the forepeak. Mechanical propulsion is by Yanmar 1GM 10hp diesel engine (fitted 1999).

She comes complete with  VHF Radio, Autopilot and depth sounder.

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Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  26ft 9ins 8.15m
Length on Deck  25ft 6ins 7.78m
Waterline Length  19ft 8ins 5.99m
Beam  7ft 3ins 2.21m
Draft  4ft 1.22m
Displacement  2 tons
Thames Tonnage 3.2

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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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