Details about ROWING SKIFF (SPRITE. (Jack Chippendale Craft )See original listing
16 Jun, 2013 17:40:34 BST
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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THE SPRITE ROWING SKIFF.
Built from a kit designed by Jack Chippendale of Chippendale Craft Ltd.
The sprite rowing skiff has a sliding seat and two Dreissigacker Concept 11 Racing oars. The outriggers are Concept 11 Oarlock.
LOA = 15 feet 3 inch. 4.65 m
Beam = 2 feet 11 inch. 0. 9 m
Approximate weight = 55 lbs.
The Skiff is built of Marine high quality mahogany plywood, the topside is made from Mahogany. Any fixings through the mahogany are lined with stainless steel tube. Painted with marine paints and varnish.
The skiff is in mint condition, ready to launch straight away; No work needed on the skiff as can be seen from the photos.
The Skiff is at home on inland waters or coast waters, it has very good stability and sea keeping qualities . Car top-able.
The Skiff will carry two adult at sea, it has been fitted out with the provision for an extra seat in the stern, this seat will come with the skiff.
The Skiff is stored at Congresbury, North Somerset.
You are welcome to view the Skiff before you bid, please email me and I will give you directions and a phone number. The buyer most collect the skiff from Congresbury, The kit was bought in 1996 and I built the Skiff in June 1996. The photos of the skiff were taken Monday 3rd June 2013. Mayfly has been used for three weeks each summer from 1996-2005, since then Mayfly has been stored in the roof of my garage in the dry. Mayfly was used out at sea and in the Percuil river, Falmouth, Cornwall. I have been a mile out to sea with her and out in a Force 3, she is a very stable boat. Mayfly does sit level on the water and she runs in a straight line. Mayfly has often carried two people at sea. Their are no defects or repairs and never have been in the boat, oars and seat, she is in perfect condition and still has the original coat of paint that I put on. Mayfly was washed after each time she was used on the water.
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