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36ft Steel, Centre Board, Gaff Cutter, La Fulica

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La Fulica 
Sails and Deck Gear


36ft Steel, Centre Board, Gaff Cutter, La Fulica

La Fulica is a Steel Gaff Cutter built by Offshore Steel Boats of Barton on Humber to an Alan Pape design in between 1995 and 1997 and launched in 1997. 


Round Bilge, Steel 
Hull 4mm plate
Keel 6mm and 25mm
Longitudinal framing -  40 x 40mm T bar
Deck 4mm
Coach roof - Teak planking on marine plywood
Hardwood hatches
Toughened glass windows

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Hull fully insulated

Approximate Dimensions

Length overall (inc bowsprit) 41ft 3ins 12.57m 
Length on Deck  36ft 10.97m
Beam  10ft 6ins 3.2m
Draft Keel up 3ft 3ins 1m
Draft  Keel down 6ft 7ins 2m

Note: - the bowsprit can be shipped, if necessary, to reduce marina charges


She offers 4 / 5 berths in two cabins, has a separate heads, navigation table and a galley.
Headroom in the saloon and galley is 5ft 10ins - 5ft 11ins

Rig, Sails and Spars

Gaff Cutter rig

Timber spars
Stainless steel standing rigging (2004)
Mainsail - Gayle Heard - good - (1997) - Reefing points
Jib - V good - Seaspeed (Rome) (2004)
Wykham-Martin furling on Jib
Staysail - Good - Gail Heard (1997)
Storm Jib Good - (1997)
Boom Gallows

Self-tailing winches
Stainless Steel A-Frame for stepping mast

Deck Equipment

35lb CQR anchor on30m chain and 30m warp
Fortress Aluminium Kedge anchor on chain and warp


Simpson Lawrence Sprint 1000 electric windlass 
Sestrel Moore Steering Compass (serviced 2009)
Spray dodgers
Boom tent
Boat hook
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone
Cockpit cushions
Paraffin anchor light

General Equipment

Stainless Steel Cooker with 2 hobs and oven - with flame failure device
Gas locker drains into cockpit
Refrigerator 12Volt
Pressurised hot and cold water to galley and heads
Water heated by calorifier (engine) and immersion heater - shorepower
Blakes Lavac sea toilet (2009)
Pots, pans, cutlery included


Cast iron solid-fuel stove - heating


Beta Marine 35hp Marine diesel 
Shaft drive


Water - 2 x 100 litres plastic tanks feed pressurised water system
Water - 1 x 15 gallons stainless steel  to hand pump in galley
Diesel - Aluminium under cockpit sole ~ 30 gallons

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12 Volt Batteries; one for engine start one for general service (2009)
Solar panel mounted on pushpit
Shore power installation
Battery charger

Switch / breaker panel


Seafarer depth sounder
Swiftech VHF radiotelephone
Car type broadcast receiver / CD player 
Magellan hand-held GPS (old type) 

Safety Gear

Radar reflector
Fire blanket
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump

Shore Gear

Small Yamaha inflatable dinghy - (a bit tatty!)
2hp Yamaha outboard 

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Heavy PVC winter cover - good condition

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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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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.