DC Blakes & Sons Folkboat

Year: 1986,Lying: Dartmouth

£8,950 (VAT Paid)

Price: £8,950 (VAT Paid)
Year: 1986
Boat name: Encounter
Construction: GRP
Length: 7.7 metres
Beam: 2.2 metres
Max. Draft: 1.2 metres
No. Engines: 1
Make: Beta
Power: 13.5HP
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel: 20 litres

DC Blakes & Sons Folkboat for sale lying ashore in Dartmouth, Devon. This boat is a lovely example, having had many upgrades in her current ownership including new engine, wind generator, webasto heating and many others. These boats are noted for their seaworthy character, they have regularly been raced in winds of 40 knots and often carries full sail in 20-25, this example is more set up for cruising being very well appointed inside but would be more than useful around the cans should you choose to use her for some club racing. 

DC Blakes and Sons Folkboat Layout

4 Berths in 2 Cabins and separate head. 

 

 

Build

Cream GRP hull. (repainted 2021)
Off White deck and superstructure.
Long Keel.
Tiller Steering.
Transom Hung Rudder.

Machinery

Beta Marine 14.(New 2010)
13.5HP 3 cylinder Engine.
On shaft to Shaft Bruntons Folding Propeller.
200 Hours (Approx)
Cruising speed: 5 knots.
Max speed: 6 knots

Rig

Mast Head Sloop
Aluminium Mast and Boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging (New 2012)
Genoa Furling gear.
Spinnaker Pole.
Whisper Pole.

Sails

Genoa. (New 2016)
Mainsail (New 2015)
Spinnaker
Spare Main
Spare Genoa

Winches

2 x Mast Winches.
2 x Genoa Winches

Navigation Aids

Log-depth Raymarine ST40 Cockpit 
Chart plotter Garmin GPS Map551 Cockpit / Chart table (twin brackets)  
AIS Nasa receiver only chart table 
AIS Garmin 600 transceiver chart table 
VHF Chart table 
Electronic barometer Chart table
Auto pilot Raymarine Tiller pilot


Electrics

2 x 12v Battery charged via alternator. (New 2016)
Solar Panel and Wind Charging. 
 

Ground Tackle

Anchor with chain.

Tankage

1 x 20L Fuel Tank
1 x 40L Water Tank
Pressurized Water System.

Inventory

  • LED Navigation Lights
  • Webasto Airtop 2000ST
  • Pullpit, pushpit and Gaudwires
  • Warps and Fenders
  • Fire extinguishers (date of expiry unknown).
  • Boat hook
  • Cockpit cushions.
  • Cabin Cushions
  • Sea Toilet
  • Gas Hob.
  • Cockpit Cover.
  • Sprayhood x 2.
  • Dodgers. 
  • Engine spares. 
  • Liferaft (Date of Expiry Unknown) 
  • Lifesling
  • Lifebuoy
  • Radio
  • Clock 
  • Rutland Wind generator 
  • Second furler for flying headsail, no sail 
  • 2 x boom covers 
  • 1 Hand Held VHF
  • Large Cockpit tent  
  • 2 x sail-covers Cradle  
  • Hand-held VHF 
  • Beaching Rutland Wind generator 
  • Second furler for flying headsail, no sail 
  • 2 x boom covers 
  • 1 Hand Held VHF Large Cockpit tent  
  • 2 x sail-covers Cradle  
  • Hand-held VHF 
  • Beaching legs 
  • Delta Kedge anchor, chain and warp  
  • Mast ladder Binoculars 
  • Auto pilot Raymarine Tiller pilot
  • Delta Kedge anchor, chain and warp  
  • Mast ladder
  • Binoculars 
  • Auto Bilge Pump
  • Manual Bilge Pump

Owners Comments 

Encounter is a cruising Folkboat built in the UK in 1986 by D C Blake and sons. She is good  condition having been well maintained. A copy of the 2018 survey is available.  Encounter does not have a spartan interior, in fact her accommodation is both comfortable and  well appointed. She has just been re painted in Awl gripped by Dart Haven and is looking superb who also serviced the rudder bushes, new antifoul by Darthaven. The original engine has been replaced with a modern Beta 14hp with only 180 hrs use. The  engine drives a Brunton feathering propeller. All control lines have been led aft to the cockpit  and she can be sailed single handed. Encounter has beaching legs and by separate  negotiation a substantial cradle

 

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.