Finesse 21, Carima
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Finesse 21 - Carima - Lying Near Woodbridge, Suffolk - SOLD!
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Finesse 21, Carima

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"Carima" is an exceptional traditional classic Finesse 21 gaff cutter, one of the last of her class to be built by Alan Platt at Thundersley, Essex in 1988. Only first class timbers were used - all planking, main frames, coachroof, deck beams etc are Iroko, steamed timbers are Danta (a durable tropical hardwood with excellent steam bending properties), and decks are glass fibre sheathed marine ply.

The hull is quite exceptional. there are no butt joints or scarfes in the planking and all ribs are sound - with no doubling or repairs.

She has just completed a full restoration with all paint and varnish stripped back to bare inside and out (including decks and bilges) and re-coated with Epifanes finishes (hull topsides are fully varnished). All interior joinery was rebuilt to a very high standard using Utile Mahogany to give comfortable 2 berth accommodation with plenty of storage, and in common with many other boats of her class the centreboard was removed and the case capped (the centreplate is available and could be replaced).

Finesse 21, Carima

(Photo on Norfolk Broads, with stanchions, before bulwarks fitted)

The original Yanmar 8hp was replaced with a new Beta 16hp diesel (2015) which gives her plenty of power. A low bulwark round the decks was also added greatly enhancing her traditional looks and making working on deck much safer.

Cooking is by Taylors paraffin cooker and there is a Davey Hoy-Pot solid fuel stove for winter warmth.

A May 2015 Insurance Survey is available!. - Click here to receive it

Finesse 21, Carima - Approximate Dimensions
Length Overall 24ft 7.31m
Length on Deck 21ft 6.4m
Waterline Length 18ft 3ins 5.56m
Beam 7ft 6ins 2.28m
Draught 2ft 0.61m

 

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