1973 Finesse 21
The Finesse 21 Mk1I was another popular shallow draft cruising boat from Alan F Platt on the East Coast. His boats were designed to have a large internal volume for their length, shallow draft with a centreplate for creek crawling and a large comfortable cockpit. This boat has been well looked after in the present ownership, sadly she is now being sold due to the owners poor health. Spacious boat and sensibly priced for a quick sale.
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The Finesse 21 offers 2 settee berths with ample sitting headroom. The Galley in aft port corner with a 2-burner hob, Chart desk to starboard. Bulkhead at forward end of the saloon into the forepeak with a sea toilet mounted on the starboard and shelf units either side for storage.
Bermudan sloop rig on a deck stepped wooden mast. Wooden boom with roller reefing. Stainless steel standing rigging 1973. Mast-lowering system
2 x Steel winches, stainless steel.
1 x Mainsail
1 x Furling Jib
1 x Staysail
The Finesse 21 is powered by a Britt two cylinder 10hp petrol engine, raw water cooled, shaft drive to a 3 bladed fixed propeller. It has a 13.5litre stainless steel fuel tank.
1 x 12-volt batteries charging from the engine alternator.
The Finesse 21 Mk1I, Hull No? is constructed using clinker planked in mahogany all copper fastened to steam bent oak timbers. External cast iron ballast keel with mild steel keel bolts. Sheathed plywood deck and coachroof deck on mahogany deck beams. painted mahogany coamings with aluminium framed windows. Deep cockpit with painted mahogany thwarts. Transom hung rudder with steel pintles.
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