Custom 72ft Gaff Schooner

Schooner from the year 1994 - 21,6m length - in Essex (United Kingdom)

Second hand boat

Verified boat

400.683 €

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For full and up to date details and to contact the seller directly, visit our website : http://*****.***;(paste this in your address bar) The opportunity to purchase a recently built, well-maintained sailing vessel with an independent charter business trading since 2005 including websites, facebook and other social media accounts, mailing lists etc. During the past 15 years, this British schooner has become well known in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands, as well as her home on the east coast of the UK. This is a serious sea-going vessel designed for long-distance offshore sailing, with a functional and comfortable fit-out. She is currently lying in Essex ready for viewings.

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Features of Custom 72ft Gaff Schooner:

Basic data

  • Type: Schooner

  • Year : 1994

  • Length: 21.6 m

  • Location: Essex (United Kingdom)

  • Name: Trinovante

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Custom

  • Material: Steel


  • Beam: 4.17 m

  • Draft: 2.07 m

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: -


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: -

  • Berths: -

  • Heads: -

  • Water capacity: -


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 130 HP

  • Fuel capacity: -

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Perkins M130c

  • Engine usage (hours): 4743

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This Schooner's equipment


Designer – John Shores
Builder – John Shores & Su Fawkes
Underwater Profile – Full Keel
Rigging Type: Gaff Rig
Construction style: Steel
LOA: 71.7 ft
Beam: 13.9 ft
Draft (max): 6.9 ft
Displacement: 49,000kg
Total Length including front sprit: 78ft
Half round keel bottom – 12mm Steel
Keel sides and bottom plating - 10mm Steel
Hull Sides – 7mm Steel
Above sheer tube and deck – 5mm
Epoxy coated below the waterline
Hull Portillumination 12mm AR Polycarbonate
Ballast in keel
Plans copyright John Shores


Inboard Engine
Perkins M130c
Shaft Drive
4743 hrs
Wheel direction
Full assistance record
Annual assistances plus interval servicing
PRM 750 Gearbox – Full assistance record
Generator – Westerbeke 5.7 kva 184 hrs, full assistance record


12v on board potential
240v Shore potential unit
House bank 440ah – New 2019
8 x Trojan 6v T105 D Charged from dedicated 130A Alternator.
Engine start 2 x 12v
Sterling Pro alternator controller, link monitor
Victron 80 amp charger charger
Sterling pure sine wave inverter 24-240v


Fuel: 900 Ltrs in 3 Steel basins
Water: 1818 Ltrs
Holding Tank: 454 litres


Berths: 11
Cabins: 4
Double Berths: 3
Single Berths: 5
Heads: 2
Open workshop
Saloon with gas hob (on deck storage for 5 x 19kg propane bottles)
Solid gasoline stove and oven
Saloon desk to chair 10
Main Companionway
Chart desk
Owners Cabin (could easily be converted into 2 single compartments)
Large underfloor secure storage
See the Accommodation plan.


300lb CQR, Swivel end forerunner, 270ft/ 3 shackles ¾ “ stud link
150lb Kedge CQR, water power/manual winch ( via electromagnetic clutch on the main engine)
Photos show winch before water power conversion.


Radar – Raymarina RL80C x 1 below
Raymarina Elements 12s Chart Plotter on deck
Echo Sounder x 2 – Transducers on different sides of the vessel.
2 x VHF – on deck basic horizon GX2000E, Navtex Nasa Marine By Chart Table
AIS – Reciever Nasa Marine
AIS – Transmitter Class B Digital Yacht
Wind Speed – Nasa
Garmin GPS
Walker Cherub Log
Furuno Weather Fax/NavTex by the blueprint desk
Navigation Lights: LOPO Light LED Port, Starboard, Anchor and Stern
Aqua Signal Filament bulb 20m+ for Port, Starboard, Steaming and Stern NUC


Spotlight 24v Trailing Lead
12 x auto-inflate life-jackets with clip lines
10 x immersion/survival suits
Flares to MCA Category 1
MCA Category 1/2 medical kit
12 x DTI Lifejackets
Fire Extinguishers beyond MCA Category 1
Gas Alarm

The Company deals the details of this boat in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This boat is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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Custom 72ft Gaff Schooner

The boat Custom 72ft Gaff Schooner, with a sale price of 400.683€ has dimensions of 21,6m and 4.17m. It is a schooner of the year 1994 and located in Essex (United Kingdom).

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