A great opportunity to buy a yacht of this quality!
A unique opportunity to purchase a superb example of the wooden boat workmanship that can still be found in the UK. Strongly built by Latham’s Shipyard using West System strip planked in Douglas Fir with fitted ½ inch teak decking throughout.
She is fully equipped for Offshore Sailing, complete with all systems, gear and spares and has already sailed significant oceans to get to New Zealand. We have full details available on request including a full Inventory, Survey report completed when launched, and stability calculations as required for a UK registered ship.
Call Charles Clark for full details: Ph 021 248 4591, or Blair Harkness, 021 245 8809 or Janis Marler, 021 658668.
Dalzell 56 Auxiliary Sloop
Offshore Cruising Yacht
2 metric tonne
Total berths 6, 2 x doubles owner's cabin aft and double fwd with ensuite heads, vanity, bath and shower; and two single berths, 1 bunk fwd plus saloon.
K Latham of Poole, Dorset. Fit out: T & D Marine, Hamble
Could be renogiated with Gulf Harbour Marina, may be a waiting list.
Num. of engines
Perkins Sabre 135 marine diesel.
1,540 from new
The shaft is 1 ¾ “diameter Remanit 4462 stainless steel.
Three-bladed 24” diameter Max-Prop variable pitch propeller (serviced May 2015)
GRP Timber skin composite
West system, a timber and epoxy cold moulded construction system. Timber used is mahogany and Douglas fir to produce a strong but reasonably lightweight boat. The exterior is finished with glass mat and epoxy. Further reinforcement is provided by laminated longitudinal and transverse floors, which are deep in the keel area. The floors tie in with the frames, which then tie in with the deck beams forming ring frames through the length of the boat. Bulkheads as well as parts of the internal fit out provide additional reinforcement. Water tight collision bulkheads are fitted fore and aft.
The white hull topsides have been painted using Awl grip paint system, oyster white. Hull below the waterline
West epoxy system with Altex No 5 black anti-fouling (May 2015)
The long fin keel is 9 tonne cast iron type, shot blasted and coated with Altex paint system (May 2015).
Voltage system 12 - 240 Balmar 24 volt DC charger controller from 2 x Alternators 1 x 100 amp main battery bank & 1 x 60 amp engine start battery bank
Stereo and CD TV speakers
Hot and cold pressure and a Watermaker.
Hot water 50-litre calorifier water heater 240 V AC or engine recirculation system. 1 x 10-litre hot water accumulator.
Sleeps up to 6, 2 x doubles, 2 x singles
Headroom: 6' plus
TMC electric flush toilet,
shower/ hip bath, hand basin. Black tank and grey tank pump feeds to either overboard, or on-board tankage
X with 1 in cockpit
Yes Electric Engine compressor
Yes Electric Engine compressor
“Force 10” 4 burner gas stove,
240 volt power sockets
Navigation and Electronics
Auto pilot: primary Auto pilot is an electro, hydraulic Ray marine 6000 unit situated in the lazarette compartment and connected to the rudder quadrant. The secondary Auto pilot is a “Whitlock” electro unit attached to the rod gear system in the engine compartment.
Ray Marine E 7 chart plotter, Echo pilot fwd looking sonar
1 x ICOM M601 VHF Radio with DSC, 1 x ICOM M802 HF Radio with DSC & ICOM HF Auto tuner, 1 x Iridium Sat phone, 1 x Ray marine SD 60 multi-display, Laptop connections to Ray marine system and AIS system.
1 x Main Hydra Net - colour white (Dacron/spectra weave) with tan UV strip
1 x Stay Sail - colour white (Dacron) with tan UV strip
1 x Foresail – colour white (Dacron) with tan UV strip
1 x Foresail (Dacron) 2nd downwind sail – rigged with first foresail on twin track fwd
1 x Storm Sail colour orange
1 x Code Zero light airs sail – colour white
Boom: Make –Carbon spars 7.3 M carbon boom with Antal sail foot tensioning system and two slab reefing points. Winch type Antal 42 for slab reefing control. Boom control system “Navtec” Hydraulic Vang and Backstay control with “Holmatro” Vang hydro-pneumatic and hydraulic backstay rams.
Mast “Seldon “silver anodised type C285 with three tier spreaders. Separate storm sail track attachment allowing rigging of sail with main sail fully stowed.
Standing rigging “Dyform” Compact strand s/s wire.
Running rigging: Dyneema
Running backstays “Navtec” PBO fibre with Antal control blocks
Roller Reefing: For stay Furlex 400S - Stay sail Furlex 400S - Falco Code Zero: continues line roller reefing system.
Sheets: “Marlow” Dyneema type
Spinnaker poles – 1 x Carbon 1 x Alloy
Fwd coach roof: 1 x ARCO Electric 56 1 x Manual 52 - Mast: 1 x Antal 42
Cockpit: 2 x ARCO Electric 70 – 2 x ARCO manual 52 – 1 x Antal 52
All winches have Antal rope clutch control systems to control lines.
Ground Tackle and anchors
A 50 kg CQR anchor is the primary anchor, with 90 metre of 12 mm galvanised chain. Spare: 35 kg CQR with 3M of 20 mm multi plait rope & 10 M of 12 mm chain.
Muir 3500 lb lift electric windlass
Bilge flood detector
2 x Bilge pumps and alarms
4 x fire extinguishers.
X Life jacket
Safety Jackstay lines run at deck level from fore to aft,
Marine Air Systems Air conditioning/heater unit is fitted to the main cabin. A forced air ventilation system is fitted which ventilates all main cabin areas.
Pilot house glazing is 20 mm thick glass which are set into deep alloy frames secured to the pilot house structure.
An emergency sea drogue system “Para Anchor” 7.3 M type with 183 M of 25 mm nylon warp is stored in the deployment bags fwd cabin.
Lifebuoys: 1 x horseshoe buoy & light – 1 x Dan buoy – 1 x life sling MOB recovery – MOB recovery triangle -1 x Flares 1 x offshore pack - 1 x EPIRB McMurdo smart finder GPS Expiry 2019 –
spare Auto pilot unit.
Avon 6 man Life raft Coastal type.