WOW - ELECTRIC INBOARD TOO!
Built in around 1982. GRP construction with black topsides, white superstructure, encapsulated keel, aft self draining cockpit, transom hung rudder, 2 berth interior, gaff cutter rig.
Designed by Paul Gartside and built by Riverside Products, Penryn. Sail no OY1607 - No 7.
Length on deck (LOD): 16.00 ft
Length over spars (LOS): 22.00 ft approx inc bowsprit
Length on waterline (LWL): 15.75 ft
Beam: 6.50 ft
Draft: 3.00 ft
Displacement: 1,600.00kg approx
Oysterman 16, designed by Canadian Paul Gartside, along the general lines of a Falmouth sailing oyster dredger, the Oysterman 16 is a small GRP gaff cutter, with 2 berth cabin. Powered by LMC electric inboard.
LMC Yellowtail 2.5kw electric inboard marine drive (2011). Shaft drive to 3 blade fixed propeller. New bush assembly 2022. Throttle control.
LMC 3.5hp electric motor powered by 2 x specialist 12v batteries and 2 x solar panels (batteries and solar panels new approx 2021) with charge controller.
Manual bilge pump.
Anchor with chain, boat hook, mooring warps and fenders. Wooden beaching legs.
White mainsail, tan No 1 jib on furler, white staysail and tan topsail. All sails good, new around 2004. Varnished wooden spars (stripped and varnished recently), stainless steel standing rigging.
2 berths with blue fabric upholstery.
Tyrone Snell 4 wheel braked road trailer (2001) Serial No 4486.
"Sawan" is a really attractive GRP gaff cutter built along the lines of a Falmouth Working Boat. She has a LMC electric inboard which is almost silent when running and 2 large batteries. Plus a really substantial road trailer.