|Designer||H G May|
|Builder||Berthon Boat Company Ltd|
|Fuel capacity||140.0 ltr (30.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||300.0 ltr (66.0 USG) Total - 3 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 40hp|
|Engine make and model||Mercedes OM636 (1975)|
|Engine Hours||Not Recorded|
|Prop(s)||3 Blade Bronze|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||7.0 ltr (1.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||7 knots|
The engine year is estimated but the engine was rebuilt in the mid 1990's
Sloop rigged Berthon Wood spars (1947) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2014)
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
|Other sails||Hanked Genoa (2007)|
|Hanked Jib (2007)|
Keel stepped mast
Mainsail needs replacing
12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power
|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
Toe rail is cracked in some areas
|Total # of berths||4|
|No. of single berths||4|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
2 burner paraffin Stove
|Manual water system|
2 burner paraffin Stove
2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Maxwell windlass
(Bruce 22kg, Danforth 9kg)
50.00m of chain
40.00m of rode
40m 1/2" chain, 10m 3/8" chain but is heavily corroded.
|VHF DSC radio|
Autopilot needs a replacement steering arm
Radar does not function correctly and needs repairing
3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 electric)
UPDATE OCTOBER 2022: The owner has decided to carry out a refurbishment of the boat during the winter of 2022/2023 this will include the removal of internal partitions creating an open single space inside the cabin area. The woodwork below will be prepared including the bilge. Review tanks. Renew all deck caulking and sand the deck. Paint the exterior coachroof, sand and varnish all brightwork. Sand and varnish the mast and boom. Lift the boat and clean the hull then apply a new antifoul. More details on request.
The Gauntlets are boats with respected history. The class was originally designed in 1934, when the first of these famous yachts were built in the Berthon boatyard in Lymington, on the English south coast. In all, 39 Gauntlets were built by the yard between 1934 and 1951. The design was for a fast, seaworthy, comfortable boat, easily handled by a small crew. The current owner has the boat rigged for single-handed sailing. A Beautiful classic wooden yacht needing some repairs and improvements. Owned by her current owner since 2008 when he sailed her from Scotland, round the UK and on to Barcelona.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.
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