92 Frances Trunk Cabin Sloop
Type: Double ended, GRP long keeled sloop.
Excellent ability under sail and well know as a superb seaworthy craft.
Dimensions: LOA 26' (7.9m) LWL 21'3" (6.5m) Beam 8'2" (2.5m) Draught 3'10" (1.2m) Displacement approx3100Kg Ballast 1600KG Sail area 30 Sq Metres 327 Sq Ft
Built By: Victoria Yachts Warsash, to a design by Chuck Paine, Grp Hull and superstructure with Off white gelcoats to deck, white to hull. Teak faced interior woodwork and white melamine work surfaces. Hull epoxied from new.
Engine: Yanmar IGM10-9hp 343 hours run from new drives straight shaft to twin blade fixed prop. 55 amp alternator.
Tanks: Fuel 12 gallons (55Lts) Nylon Water 22 gallons (100lts)
Berths: Double Vee in bow, with a single in saloon on the Stb side and a quarter berth set aft to port.
RIG:Mast head Sloop, Alloy mast(keel steped), Boom, kicker and whisker pole. Original 1/19 Stainless Steel Standing Rigging.
Sail Wardrobe: Genoa, Furlex roller reefing, Mainsail with lazyjack reefing,
Electronics: Autohelm ST 50 Log / echo sounder, VHF radio Decca AP MK 1V. No longer up and running but the owner has left it because the battery condition system still works through this which is useful, 2 x 60 amp hour batteries. Solar pannel charging mounted on coachroof.
Extras: Bulkhead compass, Two anchors and chain, Spray hood, Boat hook, Life buoy, anchorman manual windlass, Boarding ladder, Cockpit awning, Radar reflector, Nav lights , Warps and fenders, sea toilet, Gas two burner hob and grill and oven.
History: Bought by current owner in 1999, and kept in Hythe since then.