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Jims, Classic Sailing Dinghy - Hurst One Design, Lying  West Sussex

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Sails and Deck Gear


Jims, is a Hurst One design, built by Ian Elkins the owner of the Elkins Shipyard, Christchurch in 1963. Construction is clinker,  Mahogany on Oak, Copper and Bronze fastened. The deck is Bruynzeel marine ply.

She has a galvanised iron centreplate - inspected 2009.

She is almost original - the spars - deck - topsides outside - and rudder - have been stripped and re-furbished 5 coats of Epifanes varnish.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  16ft 4.57m
Waterline Length  16ft 4.57m
Beam  5ft 10ins 1.78m
Draft, plate down  4ft 1.22m
Draft, plate up  1ft 0.31m
Displacement  880lbs ~400kg

Rig, Sails and Spars

Fractional sloop rig
Hollow Spruce Mast
Spruce boom
Stainless steel standing rigging (inner forestay new 2008)
New stainless steel shackles 2008
Terylene Mainsail and Jib - original (1963 - OK for day cruising)
Roller reefing on the mainsail

Deck Equipment

Folding anchor 
various warps
2 x fenders

Safety Gear

Buoyancy bag forward
Closed cell foam buoyancy in aft locker
Stirrup style bilge pump

Shore Gear

All over deck cover
Launching trolley  

Note the trailer in these photos is NOT available.


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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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