Sailing yachts

Fast Day Sailer

(REF: 18519)


  • Designer: Custom
  • Year: 2010
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 22'
  • Beam: 7'1"
  • Draft: 1' / 5'
  • Tonnage: 750kg dead weight

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Wooden Ships Comments

Designed and built by the previous owner, launched in 2010, as a fast high performance day sailer with enough accommodation for weekend camping.

Performance was key to her design brief and she has proved to be a fast and exciting boat to sail, but also easily handled by a small crew.  The extremely shallow draft when the centreboards are retracted means she can happily be used for creek crawling adventures and will take the ground at low water.

The cockpit is her key feature with enough space for 7 or 8 adults when sailing making her a sociable boat, but with a small coachroof over the forward part of the hull she has a 2 comfortable  berths and dry stowage space for short weekend trips away.

The rig is a gunter type with carbon fibre spars and she features twin lifting centreboards giving ultimate windward performance.

A very unique and interesting boat, easily towed behind a family car and she comes as a complete package on a road trailer ready to be used this season.

Length on Deck                 22′

Length Waterline             21’6″

Beam                                    7’1″

Draft                                      1’/5′

Weight                                 750kg



The hull is built using a cold moulded type of construction with double diagonal marine plywood glued with epoxy.

Marine plywood decks overlaid with teak, seams payed with sikaflex.

Varnished teak coamings to the coachroof and cockpit.

Small coachroof with stainless portholes and epoxy sheathed plywood coachroof deck, new in 2018.  Varnished teak handrails and solar panels mounted on the coachroof deck.

Varnished teak doors into the forward accommodation.

Very large cockpit with laid teak thwarts, lockers beneath most of the thwarts.

Cockpit sole is a sealed weather deck except for a teak grating at the forward end allowing water into a sump with an electric bilge pump.

Outboard well to port in the aft thwarts.

Transom hung rudder with a tiller coming through under the aft deck.



Gunter rig on a carbon fibre mast with carbon yard and varnished wooden boom.

Carbon fibre fully retractable bowsprit for the asymmetric .

Spars professionally built by a composite specialist in 2009.

Stainless steel standing rigging, 2009, to internal chain plates made of a longitudinal stainless bar held by a pair of structural bulkheads.

Forestay with underdeck furling system.  Running back stays on a single tackle are easy to handle.

Slab reefing mainsail and furling headsail by Dolphin Sails from 2009.  Also a large genoa and asymmetric headsail new in 2009.

Mainsail sheets to a track on the aft deck.  Headsail sheets to a pair of Lewmar 8 sheet winches.



24 volt electric outboard sits in a well under the aft cockpit thwart.  Powered by a pair of batteries charged from 2 new solar panels on the coachroof.



Sparse accommodation offering 2 berths with sitting headroom.

Ideal for weekend camping trips, the cabin is snug but comfortable .




Full specification and details available upon request





These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.