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"Lona III", Long Keel Sloop Project

Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station
Late 1990s

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Lona III is Long Auxiliary sloop built by William King and Sons of Burnham on Crouch in 1907 to a design by J. Pain Clark. Construction is Pitch Pine below the waterline, Teak above on Oak frames. She offers 4 berths in 2 cabin.

Her engine has been removed and scrapped.  She is sloop rigged with timber spars.

Approximate Dimensions

Length on Deck  35ft 6ins 10.82m
Waterline Length  25ft 6ins 7.77m
Beam  7ft 7ins 2.37m
Draft  4ft 6ins 1.37m
Displacement  4.8tons 4880kg
Ballast 2.75tons 2800kg
Thames Tonnage 7 tons

She has been out of the water for some five years now and needs a new owner to restore her to her former glory.



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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
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