Harlequin is a highly successful Stephen Jones half ton racing yacht, customised for IRC, and ideal for the upcoming half ton classic cup and other competitive sailing events. She is currently ashore having not been campaigned in recent seasons, her last 2012 IRC handicap was 0.929 and she has proven competitive against MG HS30, SJ30 and Corby rivals in the past!
Viewing by prior appointment only through the Essex Office on (01621) 785600
6 berths in total with two settee berths and two pipecots in the saloon and two pipecots aft. Max. 5' 6" standing headroom. Porta Potti toilet forward. Galley to port with stainless steel sink and single burner. Blue patterned upholstery.
Fractional rigged bermudan sloop. Keel stepped Selden silver anodised aluminium double in-line spreader mast (new 1999) with running backstays. Proctor boom. Carbon spinnaker pole. Slab reefing mainsail. Headfoil with twin luff groove system. 2 x Lewmar 40 two-speed sheet winches. 2 x Lewmar 16 halyard winches. 2 x Lewmar 30 runner winches.
Designed by Stephen Jones for the 1986 Half Ton Cup, and built by her first owner, Howard Sellars. Composite GRP/Kevlar/epoxy/foam sandwich construction (the hull was epoxy coated in 2011). Yellow/cream coloured hull and light grey painted non-slip decks. Lead fin keel with 70kg lead ballast blocks in bilge. Tiller steering to spade hung rudder. Self draining cockpit.
Modified in the stern to a Jones design (when she was known as ’Sorceress’) for a later Half Ton Cup. Further modifications, including removal of ’frog eye’ bumps at the forward station in 1990. Hull in way of keel rebuilt in a heavier lay-up by Reg White Ltd. under surveyors supervision to repair and strengthen for future use.
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