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Carvel Folkboat, Helios lying St Mawes, Cornwall

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Sails and Deck Gear

Sails and Deck Gear

Carvel Folkboat, Helios

The mast is a Kemp “classic” mast built for a Folkboat ¾ rig. The boom is a Selden rigged for single line reefing lead back to the cockpit. A Selden gas strut kicker was fitted in 1998 and the line for this was also lead to the cockpit. The rigging is stainless steel and last inspected in 2006. The halyards for main and jib are also lead to the cockpit to two Lewmar  winches and Spinlock jammers. 

The main was made to measure for the rig by Sanders sails of Lymington the country’s leading maker of sails for Folkboats. It was  made in expensive classic cloth in cream . A custom designed spinnaker was also made by Sanders in 2006. The furling headsail was fitted 2012

Fractional sloop rig
Anodised alloy spars
Stainless steel standing rigging (1999) inspected 2006
Mainsail - Sanders  - very good condition
Slab reefing on mainsail
Roller furling Genoa (2012)
Spinnaker - Sanders  - good condition
Spinnaker pole
Lewmar winches

New headsail furling gear fitted  2012
Fortress Bower anchor on 5m 5/16"  chain + 40m Multiplait warp
Sestrel grid compass
Boat hook
Spinnaker pole
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball 
Teak cockpit grating
Guard wires (2012)

Carvel Folkboat, Helios

Selden boom rigged for single line reefing from the cockpit
Selden gas strut

Carvel Folkboat, Helios


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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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