Sailing yachts

RNSA 14 Sailing dinghy

(REF: 19348)

£3250

  • Designer: Fox, Uffa
  • Builder: UK Admiralty
  • Year: 1955
  • Location: Argyll, Scotland
  • Length on deck: 14'
  • Beam: 5'

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Wooden Ships Comments

The RNSA dinghy was designed for the Royal Navy to teach sailing to the cadets with some carried on larger war ships.  This boat was bought by the present owner in 2016 and has had considerable refit work done, both by the owner and by a local professional yard.

She has been used regularly and is in good sound condition.

 

Length                  14′

Beam                    5′

 

 

Construction

Clinker planked in mahogany and spruce, all copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers.

The lands of each plank are copper rivet fastened

Three varnished mahogany thwarts with sawn hardwood knees.

Varnished slatted sole boards

Four buoyancy tanks fitted under the thwarts.

Mahogany centreboard casing with a steel centreplate lifted with a 4:1 block and tackle.

Two rudders, one fixed and one with a lifting plate.

 

Rig

Bermudan sloop rig on a keel stepped solid varnished mast with varnished wooden roller reefing boom

Single shroud each side and a single forestay in galvanised wire

Original sails by Ratsey and Lapthorne from 1955, mainsail and headsail.

 

 

Inventory

Pair of oars

Galvanised rowlocks

Complete rig

2 rudders

Centreplate

4  buoyancy tanks

Cover

Anchor

 

Disclaimer:

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.

 

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