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Super Sovereign 35 Ketch, Sensibility, SOLD

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Sensibility is a Super Sovereign Long Keel Ketch, built in GRP by J.W. & A. Uphams of Brixham, and Seaglass in 1975 to the Holman and Pye design. She has Teak laid decks and cockpit seats and toughened glass windows. Her ballast is encapsulated in her long keel - no keelbolts. Her hull  had preventative epoxy treatment in the 1980s and again in 2008. 

Super Sovereign 35 Ketch, Sensibility

Super Sovereign 35 Ketch, Sensibility  - Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  35ft 10.66m
Length on Deck  33ft 2ins 10.11m
Waterline Length  28ft 7.92m
Beam  10ft 3.04m
Draft  5 ft 1.57m
Air Draft 45ft 14m
Displacement  7.1tons
Ballast 2.8 tons


Full Part I British Ship registration


Up to five berths in two cabins

From forward: -

V Berths in the forepeak with infill converts to double 
Heads/shower to Starboard 
Hanging Locker to port
U shaped Settee to starboard, converts to double - not done in current ownership.
Settee berth to port
Forward facing Navigation table to starboard
L-shaped galley to port

Rig, Sails and Spars

Mast-head Bermudan Ketch rig
Anodised Alloy Spars
Inner forestay 
Stainless steel standing rigging
Mainsail - Gowen, 1999
Mizzen sail, Gowen, 1999
Genoa 1 Suffolk Sails 1999
Genoa 2 Dolphin Sails 2006
Jib Gowen 1975
Staysail Gowen 1975
Storm jib Gowen 1975
Spinnaker, Gowen
Sailspar Furling in Genoa
Slab reefing on mainsail
2 x Lewmar 40 sheet winches
Lewmar halyard winches at main mast
Gibb winch at mizzen mast

Deck Equipment

Guardrails with access gates
35lb CQR Bower anchor on 30 fathoms (100ft) chain
15lb CQR Kedge anchor on chain and warp (15 fathoms)
SL Electric Anchor Winch
Whitlock wheel pedestal steering
Sestrel steering compass
Cockpit Dodgers
Sun awning
Boom tent
Boat hook
Spinnaker pole
Mooring Warps
Ensign / staff
Anchor Ball
Motorsailing cone
Teak grating in cockpit
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table with wine bottle stowage

General Equipment

Gimballed Plastimo Cooker
2 x Calor Gas bottles
Gas locker on aft deck - drains overboard
Pots, pans and cutlery included
Cool box (12Volt) 
Pressurised hot and cold water to galley, heads basin and shower
manually pumped cold water to galley 
Hot water  by 6 gallon calorifier and immersion heater (when on shore power)
Propex gas, warm air heating 
Lavac heads
Sestrel hand-bearing compass
Berth cushions
Lee cloths to all berths


36HP BMC Thorneycroft 90,  4-cylinder diesel, rebuilt 2007 - Serviced annually
Newage P.R.M. Gearbox new 2007.
Shaft brake
3-bladed 16"x11" propeller (2000)
Morse single lever control


Water - 35 gallons - GRP
Diesel - 40 gallons - steel
Blackwater holding - 18 gallons - plastic 

Electrics / Electronics

3 x 12 Volt batteries , one engine start two General Service
Shore power installation
Battery charger
Battery monitor
Adverc Alternator boost controller
Furuno model 1622 Radar
Brookes and Gatehouse Depth sounder
Brookes and Gatehouse wind speed / direction
Brookes and Gatehouse speedo / log
Raymarine Autopilot
Icom DSC VHF Radio Telephone
Cockpit loudspeaker
Garmin GPS 120 
NASA Navtex Pro
Level gauges for diesel, water and holding tank
Navigation lights
Interior lights
Chart table light
Anchor light
Domestic broadcast receiver

Safety Gear

2 x lifebelts - one with light
Boarding ladder
Emergency tiller
4 x harnesses 
Radar reflector
2 x fire extinguishers
Flare pack (not all guaranteed in-date)
first aid kit
2 x manual bilge pumps

Shore Gear

Avon Inflatable dinghy with bellows and oars
Shore cradle
All-over winter cover

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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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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner 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 Purchaser 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 which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.  All Content is copyright - All Rights Reserved.