Ferroch - 1962

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  • Ferroch 1962 Mylne Motor Yacht
  • Ferroch 1962 Mylne Motor Yacht
  • Ferroch 1962 Mylne Motor Yacht
  • Ferroch 1962 Mylne Motor Yacht
  • Ferroch 1962 Mylne Motor Yacht

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Name FERROCH
Design No 450
Builder Bute Slip Dock Co. Ltd, Bute
Year 1962
Length Overall 40 ft / 12.2 m
Length on Deck 40 ft / 12.2 m
Length Waterline 36.8ft / 11.2 m
Beam 11.6 ft / 3.6 m
Draft 3.8 ft / 1.2 m
Construction Mahogany on Oak, teak Deck
Engine 2 x Parsons Pike 56BHP - Low Hours
Home Port Iron Wharf Marina, Faversham, Kent
Price GBP 16,000 inc. VAT
Broker private sale
Contact Anthony Barton
Telephone +44 (0)7950 036118
Email fountainfarm28@yahoo.com

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Port of Registry:  Greenock,   Official No.:      303537

Built:      Ardmaleish, Isle of Bute, 1962 by The Bute Slip Dock Company

Tonnage:    Gross 17.92, Net   12.43, TM’s 19.00

Speed:      Max: 8.5 Knots, Crusing: 7-7.5 Knots

Screws: Two inward turning each 24” dia x 22” pitch, three bladed bronze propellers on 1-1/8” dia stainless steel shafts. Cutlass bearings in bronze P. Brackets

Fuel: Approximately 4 galls per hour both engines consumption: Running at 180 rpm, either engine will give a cruising speed of 6 knots with a fuel consumption of 2 gallons per hour

Engines: Two Parsons Pike diesels each 56 HP with Parsons reduction  gear to give handed operation, Parsons Marinomatric hydraulic gearboxes.  Morse single lever controls. Both engines new in 1974, engines and gearboxes overhauled 1999.  Only 100 hours since.

Fuel Bunker: 150 gallons in two tanks under saloon cabin sole

Construction: Carvel built, mahogany on oak frames and rib timbers, copper and silicon bronze fastened throughout.  Teak planked and laid decks on marine ply, with varnished teak covering board and toe rail.  Oak keelson with 1-1/2 ton cast lead external keel, twin bilge keels.  Raised saloon, aft cabin and wheelhouse Cascover sheathed roof to wheelhouse

Colour: White topside.  Boot topping Blue.  Red anti fouling undersides

Accommodation: A total of ten berths can be provided, this consists of Three single berths in the forward cabin, a traditional opening hatch in the deck head is provided One double berth with the saloon table lowered and a single berth in the main saloon, ventilation opening windows to both sides.  Storage space in lockers, further cupboards and lockers throughout the yacht, under seating with additional storage under side floors

Two double berths in the after cabin, storage in lockers under berths with a hanging wardrobe at after end between ventilating opening windows to both sides, and two escape window hatches to the after deck

Dining accommodation is available for ten persons

An oil fired Perkins stainless steel cooking range with oven and hob is provided in the galley, this supplies hot water throughout the yacht, with a stainless steel sink and drainer unit, cupboards over and under, a refrigerator is also provided

The forward heads and shower are to the port side away from the galley, with a white hand basin giving hot and cold pressurised water supply to basin and shower, with sea water flushing to heads with diverter valve for the holding tank, the décor is in an Italian style tiled easy clean finish with white paintwork and traditional varnish work.  The calorifier is in stainless steel and the tank is fitted in the forward airing cupboard next to the shower unit

The after heads are installed as for the forward, with a basin giving hot and cold water (a pale blue suit is installed).  The finish is with white paintwork and traditional varnish work

Auxiliaries: A Single Cylinder Diesel 24 volt hand & electric start

Electrics: Two Battery Banks Port and Starboard in engine room space made up of two twelve volt heavy duty batteries linked rated  at 170 amperes.  Main engines fitted with heavy duty alternators (either will charge port or starboard battery bank or both)

Instruments: Pinta Auto Pilot, analogue dial and paper readout depth finder, DF loop aerial, Seavoice VHF radio, speed log giving distance and speed, Seafarer compass, full set of standard engine instruments, twin engine throttle/forward/reverse Morse controls

Steering: By wheel and wire to single rudder via autopilot with spare emergency tiller can be fitted out of quarterdeck

Fittings: A 24 volt anchor winch is fitted with chain and rope drive, a CQR anchor of 45lbs, a full set of ropes, fenders, life jackets, crockery, galley and kitchen utensils, plates, kettle and some cushioning for bunks, buckets etc

Refit No. 1: Internal started in 1982 completed end 1986

Refit No. 2: External started Autumn 1992 completed Spring end 1993

Refit No. 3: Internal and External started Autumn 2006