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Frances - 26

Sailing BoatsFrancesModel 26United Kingdom
Bluegrass – Frances 26, a classic cruiser with traditional lines and comfortable living quarters. Bluegrass is well equipped with a Beta engine (2004) and many recent Raymarine Instrument upgrades including an ST1000 Tiller Pilot. Bluegrass sleeps 4 in 2 cabins and is ready for viewing in Cornwall.

Dimensions Details

Max Draft / Drive Down: 3.83 Feet
Cockpit Position: Aft

Construction Details

Hull Shape: Monohull
Additional Information:
Construction – GRP
GRP Decks
Designer – Chuck Paine
Builder – Victoria Marine
Built – 1983
Registration: part 1 registration
Registry :704153
Keel – Long Keel
Steering – Wheel Steering
LOA – 26.00 ft
LWL – 21.25 ft
Beam – 8.00 ft
Draft – 3.83 ft
Displacement – 3084 KG
Full overhaul/restoration 2019.
Hull stripped back and 6 coats epoxy applied
Keel reinforced with 3 layers of epoxy mat.
New Dutch planking, new teak coaming, new Perspex windows and lots more.

Tank Details
Fuel: 57 ltrs/ph
No of fuel tanks: 1
Water: 57
No of water tanks: 1

Navigation

Navigation Aids
Autopilot: Raymarine St1000
VHF: Lowrance Link 8
Additional Navigation Information:
Lowrance Link 8 DSC VHF
AIS and chart plotter 2019
Compass 2019. Proper half size chart table below.
Echo Sounder
Speed Log
Raymarine ST1000 Tiller Pilot

Rig/Sails

Sails Details
Mainsails: 3 reefs, good condition
Genoa: 130% R/R
JIB / Staysail: Storm Jib Unused
Additional Information:
Fractional Sloop
Mainsail good 3 reefs
Genoa 130% roller reefing,very good, both 2012
Storm jib, unused
Number two jib, very good.
Ghoster, very good.
Boom tent and spray hood.
Second forestay 2019 for the ghoster and no2. Also has a removable inner forestay.
All other rigging 2015.
Spinnaker pole and new clutches 2019
Proctor mast and boom All rigging tuned and inspected by rigging firm 2019

Rig Details
Rig Type: Sloop
Additional Information:
Fractional Sloop
Mainsail good 3 reefs
Genoa 130% roller reefing,very good, both 2012
Storm jib, unused
Number two jib, very good.
Ghoster, very good.
Boom tent and spray hood.
Second forestay 2019 for the ghoster and no2. Also has a removable inner forestay.
All other rigging 2015.
Spinnaker pole and new clutches 2019
Proctor mast and boom All rigging tuned and inspected by rigging firm 2019

Winches Details

Safety Equipment

Safety Equipment Details
EPIRB: No
Life raft: Available by separate negotiation
No. Life Jackets: 0
Jack Stays: YES
No. Life Buoy: 1
No. Dan Buoy: 1
No. Electric Bilge Pumps: 1
No. Manual Bilge Pumps: 1
Radar Reflector: NO
Emergency Tiller: NO
Gas Alarm: NO
No. Of Fire Blanket: 1
No. Of Fire Extinguishers: 2

Equipment

Deck Equipment Details
Anchor 1: CQR 35M Chain/30M Warp
Additional Information:
Alloy Beaching Legs
CQR Anchor/35 M Chain/30M Warp
Kedge Anchor
Boom Tent
Sprayhood
Fenders
Warps
Boathook

Tenders & Toy Details

Electronics

Electrics Details
On-board Voltage1: 12V
On-board Voltage2: 220V
On-board Voltage3:
Domestic Batteries: 1
Engine Batteries: 1
Shore Power: YES
Additional Information:
12V switched battery bank
2 x 85 AMP Batteries
Engine Charging
220 V Shorepower capability & Charging

Machinery Details
Engine Age: Replaced
Prop Type: Fixed
Drive Type: Shaft
Additional Information:
Beta Inboard Engine
Diesel
2004
13.5 HP
Shaft Drive
New polypropylene diesel tank
Flexi drive
Easy access raw water filter.
Full engine overhaul 2019.
Larger prop than standard 1GM
Cruises at 6 knots, max speed 6.5 knots.
New Wiring loom and wet exhaust.

Accommodation
No. of Doubles: 1
No. Singles: 2
No. Saloon Berths: 2
No. Heads: 1
Cabin Heating (Make / Model): Propex/Gas
Cooker: Grill/Stove
Additional Information:
4 Berths in 2 Cabins
Double forward with removable in fill,
Single berth to starboard with lee cloth
Quarter berth
Recent 2 ring gas stove gimbled with grill. Sea toilet. Swivel dining table.
Propex Gas Heater
General Details
Construction Type: GRP
Engine HP: 13.5
Port/Marina: Helford Marina
Boat Docking: Afloat
Vessel Name: Bluegrass

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ManufacturerFrances
Model26
Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyGBP
Year built1983
SaleTrade
Sales statusavailable
LOA7.92 m/26 ft
Length7.92 m/26 ft
Width2.44 m/8 ft
Draft1.22 m/4 ft
Categorylong keel
Engine manufacturer1 x beta inboard
No. of engines1
HP14
FuelDiesel
No. of cabins2
No. of berths4
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