Cheetah of Burnham

Price: SOLD
Year Built: 1967
Construction: Wood
Builder: Tucker Brown
Sail Number: 560Y
Mooring: Burnham Yacht Harbour

The Part 1 registered Cheetah was built in 1967 by the premier yard: Tucker Brown in Burnham on Crouch for the well known yachtsman: Harry Croker.
She has an outstanding racing record having won both Burnham Week and East Anglian Offshore Racing Association Championship overall in both 1967 and 1968.
Known at the time as the ' Incredible Cheetah,' she is regarded by many as the fastest ever Twister.
Since those times, she has served long periods of ownership as a capable cruising yacht. She has recently been fully restored and received an excellent survey report in February 2020.

Contact Number: +441702205255
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Rig Details:
Masthead sloop with alloy spars

Sail Wardrobe:
Main: Dolphin
Furling Genoa

Beta 16 nsw 2008

Fuel Capacity:
10 gallons in new stainless steel tank

2 batteries

Anchors, Chains & Warps:
25 lb CQR recently regalvanised
50 metres chain
18 lb Danforth kedge with warp
Warps and fenders

Self Steering:


Safety Equipment:

Instruments & Electronics:
Sestrel Compass
Clock and Barometer
Raymarine wind speed and depth
Lowrance plotter
Horizon VHF

Accommodation Layout:
4 Berths in 2 Cabins

General Inventory Items:
Lewmar 34 Winches
New Lifebelt and light
Dodgers with her name
Day signal shapes
Radar reflector
Henderson bilge pump
Ensign and staff
Jabsco toilet
Origo 2 Burner spirit stove

Other Details:
Cheetah has recently under gone a full professional restoration. She has a new ply/epoxy deck, teak cockpit, and teak toe rails, together with new teak Dorade boxes and teak garage. Five new keel bolts have been fitted; all floor and chain plate bolts replaced. Keel shot blasted, stainless steel polished and all chrome re-plated. Bright work, both above and below deck has been stripped and re-varnished 6-8 coats. Cheetah is an exceptionally pretty Twister and she looks stunning. Passers by on the pontoon often stop to admire her, some even ask " Is she new ? "