1979, twin, fabulous example, new Sole diesel fitted in 2013/4 with new prop shaft and propeller, new cooker, new toilet, previously re-sprayed and epoxied, furling genoa, tillerpilot, survey in 2012.
GRP construction with blue topsides and white superstructure, twin bilge keels, self draining aft cockpit with tiller steering, 5 berth internal layout in 2 cabins with a maximum headroom of around 6’2”.
Cobra Yachts Ltd.
LOA 27' 11" (8.5m)
Beam 9' 6" (2.9m)
Draft 3' 11" (1.2m)
Headroom 6' 2" approx
Displacement approx 3 tons
Slab reefing mainsail (2017) with mainsail cover. Genoa roller reefing system with furling No 1 Genoa, Alloy mast and boom, stainless steel standing rigging.
Sole Mini 17 inboard diesel engine (16hp) fitted new in 2013/4 with new propeller and prop shaft fitted at the same time. Alternator charging to 2 x 12v heavy duty batteries. Heat exchanger. Engine hours approx 50.
Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and guardwires, stainless steel boarding ladder included in pushpit, tiller, 2 self tailing sheet winches, 2 alyard winches, sprayhood (new 2014), dodgers (new 2015), anchor and chain, kedge anchor with chain and warp, mooring warps and fenders.
Plastimo compass (2003), hand held compass, Fishfinder (2017), Cobra DSC VHF Radio (2003), FM/AM radio, windvane at masthead, Garmin GPS (2003), radar reflector, clock and barometer, navigation light, steaming light, tri colour masthead light and anchor light.
Liferaft, lifebuoy, fire extinguisher, bilge pump.
Her galley has a gas cooker (2013) with 2 burners and grill, various pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, electric pumped water supply to the sink from a fixed water tank, marine toilet (2013/4) in separate heads compartment. Recent LED interior lighting.
She has 5 berths in 2 cabins including 2 “V” berths with insert to form a double in the forward cabin, her saloon has a single berth to port with insert to make a double and there is a further single quarter berth to starboard.
“Sapphire Sue” was purchased by her current owner in 2011. Her previous owner had spent a great deal of time and money on improvement works including new electronics, head linings, running rigging, roller genoa, stack pack mainsail system and new internal upholstery. In addition the hull has been professionally re-sprayed and fully epoxy treated. The present owner has carried on with upgrades such as the new Sole diesel engine fitted just under 4 years ago and only having run 50 hours! The water system has been replaced, also new marine toilet and new cooker! New anodes 2017. She is afloat and ready to sail!
Tollesbury, Essex CM9 8SE