1988 BRUCE ASKEW DESIGN CUTTER-RIGGED SLOOP

$27,000 Or Near Offer


We are pleased to offer “STOKES” on behalf of her retiring vendor. An
impressive sailing pedigree, she is a project but still able to be sailed now.

“STOKES” is a sturdy steel Bruce Askew design cutter-rigged sloop built by Chris Sturrock 1988 and purchased by the current owner/s 1992. The Askew design doghouse in iroko was added 1996.

A circumnavigation 1997-2002 included the Indian & Atlantic oceans to UK, the
South American east coast, Patagonian Channels (17 months) and the Pacific.

Details:

4mm mild steel hull, 11.2m LOA , 9.7m along deck, 3m beam, 6m keel, draft 1.4m.
Weight 6-7 t.
Kubota V1505 37hp installed 2008, diesel 150 litres.
Batteries: start 100ah, house 130ah (2015), Wind generator, solar panels, PWM controller.
Main, jib, light genoa (2006), staysail, trysail, storm main & storm jib (1988).
Tiller steering, Maxwell VWC800 electric winch.
Anchors: CQR on bow, 60m 8mm chain plus warp, 1 x Fortress FX16 with
60m warp.
VHF, cockpit compass, GPS x 2, sounder.
EPIRB, 2 x life rings, danbuoy, throw bag.
4-5 berth, manual flush toilet.
2 burner lpg cooker (9kg tank in cockpit), gas alarm.
Diesel heater.
CD/stereo.

Recent work carried out:

2019 April Antifouled, Balmar 14v alt bushes & bearings revamped/cleaned.

2016 Underwater hull grit-blasted and repainted.

2015 Engine realigned, new temperature sender, new fuel hoses, new engine switchboard.

Usable now and the pics show her motoring & sailing as recently as 21st Sept 2019.

She does require steel work around the toe-rails and some deck fittings as pictured. Mast and rigging are showing her age.

For more details on this proven piece of sailing history please contact SOLE AGENT Paul Dawson on 0274 852080, or email gimarine.nz@gmail.com

Please Note: The information relating to this vessel is believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. We always advise independent inspections by a potential purchaser as we can make no representation of the boat’s structural or mechanical condition.

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