Price: £9,950
Year Built: 1968
Construction: Wood
Builder: Everson & Sons Limited - Woodbridge on the River Deben
Sail Number: K6625
Mooring: Suffolk Yacht Harbour, LEVINGTON Ipswich IP10 0LN. UK

Sniper is a well cared for Twister that has been in the same ownership for many years. She was built by Everson & Sons in Woodbridge with larch planking on oak frames. The keel is iron.
She was last surveyed in 2014 with all recommendations carried out. Maintenance has not been stinted with decks replaced and sheathed in epoxy. On the death of her Owner the family would like to pass the boat on to someone who will continue to care for her.

Contact Number: +44 [0] 1473 659681
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Rig Details:
Alloy deck stepped mast. Alloy boom. Standing rigging renewed in 2018. Lewmar 16 halyard winches. Lewmar 40 self-tailing winches in cockpit fitted in 2018. Plastimo 609s headsail furling gear.

Sail Wardrobe:
Kemp Mainsail 2014 - good
Jeckells furling genoa 2017 - good
Spinnaker - good
East Coast Sails stom jib - OK

Direct cooled Yanmar 1 GM10 fitted new in 1990.
Engine removed and head overhauled with new valves fitted in 2005
3 blade propeller.

Fuel Capacity:
40 Litres

Two 12 volt domestic batteries with separate engine start battery
240 volt shore power with battery charger
Solar panel

Anchors, Chains & Warps:
25 lb CQR with around 50 m chain
Fisherman kedge anchor
Varous warps and fenders

Self Steering:
Autohelm AH80 Autopilot


Safety Equipment:
2 Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Carbon monoxide detector
Horseshoe lifebuoy
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Radar reflector

Instruments & Electronics:
Plastimo steering compass
Raymarine ST40 depth
Stowe speed and log
Standard Horizon DSC VHF
Garmin 128 GPS
Quark A024 AIS receiver

Accommodation Layout:
The accommodation is finished with painted bulkheads and rich varnished mahogany trim.
Four berths in two cabins.
In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Heads compartment to starboard with a marine toilet and washbasin.
Hanging locker opposite to port.
In the saloon, two settee berths with stowage under and behind. Fold down saloon table.
Galley with a two burner gimballed gas hob with grill. Stainless steel sink with hand pumped water supply. Coolbox.

General Inventory Items:
Crockery and cooking utensils will be left aboard so Sniper is in sail away condition
Various charts will be left aboard
Blue sail cover
Blue sprayhood supplied by Dolphin in 2017
Blue dodgers

Other Details:
1996 - decks replaced and epoxy sheathed. Toe rail and rubbing strake replaced in iroko. Chainplate fastenings replaced.
1998 - rudder replaced in iroko
2005 - keel boats withdrawn - 3 replaced.
2010 - all strap floor bolts renewed.
2012 - stemhead fitting removed and re-galvanised.
2013 - mast partners replaced with laminated spruce. Coach roof re-sheathed in epoxy.
2017 - forward strap floors removed, timbers made good and refastened.