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Honey Bee 28 Bm cutter

£14,950

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2 Southford Road
Devon, TQ6 9QS
United Kingdom
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Make Honey Bee 28
Model Bm cutter
Year 1969
Condition Used
Price £14,950
Type Sail
Class Antique and Classic (Sail)
Length 28 ft / 8.53 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Wood
Location Dorset
Tax Status Tax Not Applicable
LOA 32 ft / 9.75 m
Length on Deck 27 ft 12 in / 8.53 m
Beam 8 ft / 2.44 m
Max Draft 5 ft / 1.52 m
Min. Draft 5 ft / 1.52 m
Keel Type enums.keel-type.kt-full
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Sole
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 2011
Power 18 hp
Drive Type Shaft Drive
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Propeller Material Bronze
Covers
  • boat-details.features.mainsail-cover
  • Cockpit cover
  • Lazyjacks
Electronics
  • Depthsounder
  • Log-speedometer
  • Repeater(s)
  • Plotter
  • Autopilot
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • VHF
Inside Equipment
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Marine head
Outside Equipment/Extras
  • Teak sidedecks
Rigging
  • Tiller
Sails
  • Battened mainsail
  • Furling genoa
Designer AK Balfour
Builder Probably William Boag, Largs
Cabins 2
Twin Berths 1
Heads 1
Fuel Tanks 1 x 13 gal (UK) (Plastic)
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 9 gal (UK) (Plastic)
Windlass Manual Windlass

Description

The Honey Bee 28 was conceived as part of a yacht design competition held by the Glasgow Evening Standard, apparently influenced by some of Kim Holmans designs. A solid cruising yacht with a comfortable cockpit, full length berths and full standing headroom. Recent major refit with new engine, rigging, sails, systems and upholstery, she is a well equipped yacht in tidy condition and ready to go cruising. Mahogany on oak construction with a laid teak over ply deck. Sole 2cyl diesel new in 2011.

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Wooden Ships Comments

Honey Bee 28 for Sale, designed by A.K. Balfour for a competition run by the Glasgow Evening Herald to come up with a cruiser/racer for the Scottish West Coast.  The Honey Bee came second in the competition but proved popular with about 60 being built between 1958 and 1972.

 

This Honey Bee 28 “Blizzard” was bought by the current owner in 2010 who spent two years restoring her ready for the 2012 season, refit included new rigging and engine.

 

LOA       28’

Beam       8’

Draft       5’

 

Construction

Carvel Planked Mahogany on steamed oak frames. Teak on Ply deck with teak coach roof coamings and sheathed teak coach roof deck.

 

Long Keel, external Iron Ballast Keel, with stainless steel keel boats, drawn and checked in 2005.

 

Rig 

 

Cutter rigged with Plastimo roller furling headsails, slab reefed main.  Stainless Steel Standing Rigging fully replaced 2011.

 

Sails 

Main by Moats of Portland, New 2011

Genoa X 2 by Moats of Portland, New 2011

 

Winches

3 Winches at the Mast

3 Winches at the Cockpit

2 Lewmar Self Tailing Winches on the Coach roof

 

Machinery

 

Engine

Sole 18Hp 2 Cylinder Diesel Engine new in 2011 On shaft to 3 blade propeller, giving a cruising speed of 5 knots and a top speed of 6 knots.

 

Tanks

1 x 60 Litre Plastic Fuel Tank

1 x 40 Litre Flexible Water Tank

 

 

Batteries

2 x 12v Batteries charged by engine Alternator.

 

 

Accommodation

4 Berths with 2 berths in the Saloon and 2 berths in the forward cabin.

 

V berth forward with storage lockers beneath, moving aft to starboard is the head with sea toilet, opposite to port is a hanging locker. Further aft there are settee berths on either side of the saloon. Foldable Nav table on port side. Split galley with s/s sink with pressurised cold water tap. Opposite is 2 burner gimballed gas hob. Companionway steps between up to the sociable cockpit.

 

All new Upholstery in the master and forward cabin. 

 

Equipment

Navigation

Clipper Wind, Speed and Depth in Cockpit

Garmin 551C GPS Chartplotter

Clipper GPS repeater in Cockpit

Navtex VHF

Simrad Tillerpilot

Compass

 

Ground Tackle

Plough anchor with warp and chain

 

Inventory

Cockpit Cover

Fore Deck Cover

Clock and Barometer

Fire Extinguishers (Date Of Expiry Unkown)

Danbuoy

Flares (Date Of Expiry Unkown)

Warps and Fenders

Disclaimer

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Presented For Sale By:

Wooden Ships

2 Southford Road
Devon, TQ6 9QS
United Kingdom
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