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Senechal II, Raymond Wall Classic sloop Lying  Essex

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Senechal II is a 7 Ton sloop designed by Raymond Wall Ltd of North Fambridge Essex and built by French Brothers Ltd of Battlesbridge Essex in 1964 for a Mr KG Miller.  Construction is Iroko planking copper fastened to steamed Canadian Rock Elm frames.  The main deck is 1/2 inch marine ply covered with glass cloth and epoxied, laid over Iroko beams with laminated spruce half beams and hanging knees. She has a long, lead keel and bronze keelbolts and bronze and Oak floors.  She had a new mast, stainless steel rigging and new mainsail in 2000. 

She provides 4 berths in an open plan layout, has a galley, heads and navigation table. She is fitted with a Monitor servo pendulum windvane self steering gear and has an electric autopilot for inshore use. 

Mechanical propulsion is by Perkins Perama 20 3-cylinder 18hp diesel engine 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall (inc. self steering gear and pulpit) 31ft 4ins 9.55m
Length on Deck  28ft 4ins 8.64m
Waterline Length  22ft 6.71m
Beam  8ft 3ins 2.52m
Draft  5ft 1.52m
Sail Area 349sq ft 36.6sq m
Displacement  4.4 tons 4,470kg
Ballast 1.72 tons 1,750kg
Thames Tonnage 7tons

Her voyaging with previous owners has been the subject of many magazine articles and includes:  two circumnavigations of Britain, to Denmark and to  the Azores. The current owner bought her in 1996 and has regularly cruised the Southern North sea and French coasts mostly single handed.



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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 at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted.