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"Teekay", Purbrook Heron Lying  Suffolk

Sails and Deck Gear


3/4 Fractional Sloop rigged Purbrook Heron, built Purbrook Yachts, 1955.  Construction is African Mahogany on steamed Oak frames, copper fastened, She has a Cast Iron keel and new Galvanised Iron centreplate (2005). Deck is painted marine ply  covered in Trackmark. Coachroof, cockpit and centreboard trunking are Mahogany.

She had major works by  Rossiter's in 2001 and 2003 when faulty frames were replaced and she was re-caulked. She had a new galvanised steel centreplate fitted 2006.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  22ft 3ins 6.78m
Length on Deck  21ft  6.4m
Waterline Length  19ft 5.79m
Beam  7ft 6ins 2.29m
Draft Plate up 3ft 0.91m
Draft Plate down 5ft 4ins 1.62m
Sail Area 264sq ft 24.5sq m
Displacement  3.1tons 3150kg
Thames Tonnage 4.5tons

Spars, Rig and Sails

Varnished Spruce keel stepped mast
Varnished boom
Stainless steel 7 x 7 standing rigging 
Mainsail Quay sails - roller reefing. Tired but serviceable
Genoa Quay sails Tired but serviceable - on Wykham Martin furling gear
Storm Jib
Hanked jib. Tired but serviceable
Tufnol jib sheet winches

Deck Equipment

CQR plough anchor on 12 fathoms chain
Stainless steel stanchions and pulpit (2005)
Blue canvas cockpit cover by Suffolk Sails (2006)
Stainless Steel boom Gallows (2005)
Steering Compass
Boat hook

General Equipment

Baby Blake sea toilet


Yanmar 1GM 6.5hp single cylinder diesel engine
Reduction gearbox (new 2004)
Single lever FNR engine control
Stainless steel shaft 
3-bladed Bronze propeller


Diesel 4 gallons (steel)
Water 35litres (steel)

Electrics / Electronics

12 Volt engine start battery
12 Volt 70Ah General service battery (2006)
Nasa Stingray echo sounder (yet to be fitted)
Swiftech M168 VHF Radio telephone
Masthead tricolour and anchor light
Interior lights

Safety Gear

Boarding ladder
2 x fire extinguishers (not guaranteed in date) 
Flares (not all guaranteed in date) 
Whale Manual diaphragm bilge pump (2005)
Electric automatic 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
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