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1929  17m Oak on Oak Wishbone Ketch, Norda, Lying  Gdynia, Poland

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Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station
Guest Cabins
Captain's Cabin
Engine Room


The Wishbone Ketch, Norda, was built Oak on Oak by  the Andersen Shipyard in Frederikssunde, Denmark in 1928. She was originally commissioned as a research vessel, then converted during the Second World War to be a fishing vessel and since 1985 she’s been a pleasure yacht. 

She has a long Iron keel with Stainless Steel keelbolts - last inspected 2006. Her superstructure is Teak. 

Wishbone Ketch, Norda - Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  70ft 6ins 20.49m
Length on Deck  57ft 6ins 17.5m
Waterline Length  54ft 2ins 16.5m
Beam  17ft 10ins 5.43m
Draft  9ft 6ins 2.85m
Sail Area 1830 sq t 170sqm
Displacement  46.4tonnes


15 Berths : -total 
3 berths in the crew area aft 
2 berths in the captain's cabin
6 berths in the guest cabins + 
4 berths in the fo’c’sle 
Plus it would be possible to sleep one or two in the mess / saloon

Rig, Sails and Spars

Wishbone Ketch rig
Timber spars
Stainless Steel standing rigging ~ 1997
Mainsail (wishbone)
Mizzen staysail
3 storm sails
Spare sails
6 winches

Deck Equipment

80kg Bower anchor in 100m chain 
Manual windlass 
Steering compass
boat hook
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone

General Equipment

4-hob gas cooker 
Gas bottle drains overboard
Pots, pans, cutlery
12Volt refrigerator
Berth Cushions
Electric pressurised hot and cold water to galley, heads, shower.
Wood burning stove heating water and radiators


PZM Puck (Delfin), UE680/193, 6-Cylinder Diesel, 121KW (162hp) @22000rpm   (1979)


Water - 180 litres - Stainless Steel
Diesel - 2 ton - Stainless Steel
Holding - 100litres - Stainless Steel

Electrics / Electronics

Comprehensive breaker panel
Shore power installation
Battery charger
Depth sounder / fish finder
2 x VHF Radio telephones
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Interior lights
Anchor light

Safety Gear

30 life jackets
3 x harnesses
Barding ladder
Radar Reflector
5 x Fire extinguishers - all in date
Fire blanket
Flares - all in date
First aid kit
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Engine driven bilge pump

Life raft

Shore Gear

Inflatable dinghy
5hp outboard motor

[ Norda ] Photos ] Sails and Deck Gear ] Helm ] Layout ] Saloon ] Galley ] Nav Station ] Guest Cabins ] Captain's Cabin ] Heads ] Engine Room ] [ Specifications ] Comments ]
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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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