"Summer Prelude"   Buchanan Viking Lying  Suffolk

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Specifications

'Summer Prelude' is a Buchanan 'Viking' Class Sloop built by Johnson Sons and Jago in 1965 to +100A1 Lloyds Standard. 

Construction

Carvel built of Iroko planking, copper fastened on elm frames with splined seams (re-splined  1990).  Teak laid decks on plywood. Teak cabin sides with plywood roof. 

Length Overall 31.8ft
Waterline Length 24ft
Beam 9ft
Draft 4ft 6ins
Displacement 5.25 tons
 Iron Ballast 2.75 tons

Sails and deck gear

38ft Hollow Spruce mast 
Mainsail in Tan Terylene, new 1994
Genoa in Tan Terylene, new 1994
Storm trysail
Storm jib
Spare Tiller
Spinnaker 
Spinnaker pole
Sailspar headsail reefing gear
Stainless steel standing rigging (approx 1991)
Cockpit dodgers new 2001
Cockpit cover new 2001
Two horseshoe lifebuoys
Boat hook
Warps
Fenders

General equipment

Original brass bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Radar reflector
Clock
Barometer
Sestrel hand bearing compass
Flares (not guaranteed in date)
Fire extinguishers (not guaranteed in date)

Engine: 

15hp Volvo MD2 diesel engine 

Electrics / Electronics

Kelvin Hughes Husun 60 VHF Radio Telephone
Sailor Broadcast and communications receiver
Brookes and Gatehouse Harrier log and knot meter
Seafarer Voyager depth sounder
Nautech Autohelm 2000 self steering gear
2 Batteries
Navigation lights
Berth lights
Cabin lights

Tankage

Fuel 14 gallons approx
Water 15 gallons approx  (plus additional flexible tank in quarter berth)

Tenders

9ft Varnished clinker dinghy with oars
6ft Inflatable dinghy

Lay-up gear

Shore Cradle
Custom built boarding staircase
Strong-back and Winter cover (new 1998)
 

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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: Freephone 0800 068 6190 or 01206  305996 Fax: 01206  307846
     or email to: adrian@astonburymarine.com
THESE SPECIFICATIONS ARE INTENDED AS ILLUSTRATION ONLY AND DO NOT FORM PART OF ANY CONTRACT
The particulars given above are believed to be correct but the Vendor does not make or give and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection.