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"Samantha B", Fisher Northeaster Lying Essex

Samantha B Home
Sails and Deck Gear
Wheel House
Aft Cabin


Samantha B is a Fisher Northeaster Ketch built to the respected Wyatt and Freeman design by Langston Marine in 1974.  She was professionally painted by Foxes (Ipswich) in 2000. The hull below the waterline was sandblasted and epoxied in 2006.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  30ft 11ins 9.43m
Length on Deck  28ft 8.53m
Waterline Length  25ft 7.62m
Beam  10ft 4ins 3.15m
Draft  4ft 3ins 1.3m
Displacement  6.5tons 6600kg
Ballast 3 tons  3050kg

Rig, Sails and Spars

Ketch rig
Aluminium Alloy spars
Stainless steel standing rigging (1998)
Fully battened Mainsail - Lonton & Gray (2006)
2 x Slab reefing on Mainsail
Mizzen - Lonton & Gray(2006)
Lazyjacks with stacking / zipped cover for mainsail and mizzen
Genoa - Lonton & Gray(2006)
Roller reefing on headsail

Deck Equipment


35lb Plough bower anchor with 30 fathoms chain
30lb Danforth style kedge with 30ft chain and 150ft warp
SL Hyspeed manual anchor winch

Silva steering compass
Canvas covers for all winches etc

Boat hook
Deck mop
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone
Anchor light

General Equipment

Clock and barometer 

Set of signal code flags


Electronic weather station

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Plastimo 2500 Gas cooker with flame safety device on all burners


Engel refrigerator
Jabsco sea toilet
Pots, pans and cutlery included.

Engine and Equipment

Beta BV 1505 38hp diesel engine 


Rinari gas hot water heater
Webasto 3.5kw diesel powered hot air central heating


Water - 70 gallons in 2 x 35 gall flexible tanks (2000)
Diesel - 50 gallons stainless steel 

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 96 AH 12Volt batteries (2006)

Sterling Marine power advanced 15A battery charger
Basic Shorepower installation (no RCD - no galvanic isolator)


Koden Radar
Lowrance GPS Chartplotter


Neco Autopilot

Nasa Windspeed / direction
Nasa Log / Speedo


Magellan Meridian XL GPS


Nasa Target Navtex
Nasa SX35 DSC VHF Radio telephone

Nasa Stingray dual alarm echo sounder

Evesham flat screen Television

Safety Gear

Radar reflector


6 man Liferaft (needs servicing)


5 x Fire extinguishers
Fire Blanket
First aid kit


2 x lifebelts
Boarding Ladder
Manual bilge pump
Electric Bilge pump

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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
or email to:
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.