1969 Banjer Motorsailer
| $77,700/55,000 Euros Firm, 6 cylinder Thornycraft Ford Based, BANJER 2 is a 37 ft. |
Motor Sailer, Burmudan Ketch with furling to fore sail.
Registered at Lloyds No.338080 and is VAT paid, she was the second BANJER built and has an open cockpit, teak laid decks, 95HP. 6 clyinder Ford based Thornycroft deisel engine,3-1 Borge Warner gearbox with silent block coupling to a massive universal bulkhead mounted ball race, 2” (50mm) stainless steel shaft, 28” propeller. 10” 8HP.
ON DECK from foreward, 2 -45lb.CQR anchors mounted on a massive stainless steel platform, main anchor is self stowing on a cantilevered carriage, Simpson Lawrence electric winch for rope and chain (30 fathoms), 2 large cleats either side, 2 large cleats amidship and aft.
Salon Coachroof Gas locker (port) Rope and water filling locker (star) 2 bronze air vents, stainless steel tabernacle with pin rail, masts are one size up in section above what the mast makers recommendations and are 12ft. higher, this to give extra sail area as she was originally Gaff rigged, stainless steel steps on both mast, standing rigging was also one size up .
Wheelhouse Coachroof, GPS Arial, compressed air siren, chimney for central heating, navigation lights, 2 ventilation cowls.
Mizzen Mast over sectioned and higher with steps to Furuno colour radar scanner, ariels and wind instrument, all stainless steel fittings.
INSIDE from foreward cabin, hatch with access to chain locker with 8 day alarm clock and matching barometer, 3 large storage lockers either side above the bunks with teak faced covers, 2-7ft bunks with 3 draws underneath each side, (port side)vanity unit with hot & cold water, mirror towel rail and cupboard (starboard) hanging robe pump for septic tank, cut off switch and charging controls for bow thruster, seacocks for toilet, high pressure water system and pump under vanity unit, hinged adjustable hatch to outside ventilation,under floor 75 gal.water storage, 150 gallons total, 13amp and continental mains sockets, door to:
SALON & GALLEY (port) galley with large stainless sink/drainer with cupboards under, liftup flap for extra working space, ice box under now used for storage,teak plate rack over, gas heater, 4 burner stainless steel gas oven,storage cupboard over,under cooker,double 13amp mains socket,small storage locker, 3 drawers to the left of cooker, half division dividing galley from saloon with stainless steel grabrail, 7ft.headroom throughout the ship, opposite, 24v socket with fan, Tanoy extractor,further 20 gallon septic tank used for waste water only.
TOILET & WASH BASIN & SHOWER cupboard, mirror, towel rail, hook for clothes,teak grate floor, Tanoy extractor.
SALON 7ft.settee with back rest which pulls down to make into a double bunk,large storage under with 3 teak cupboards over back rest, 2 outer ones have teak doors centre one is open with a bar for books, cupboards light when doors are opened, large teak drop leaf table with high fiddle, bottle rack under, opposite, (star) 3 cupboards 2 cupboards with teak doors other houses the radio & 14” Grundig coloured television with a roll down teak cover,under,are 4 large drawers,2 acting as back rest for the settee under, which pulls out to make into a berth with lee cloth and seating to the table,massive storage under bunk (settee) 2 reading lights attached to bulkhead, 7ft. headroom, under floor 75 gallons water storage, 4 teak steps to ;
WHEELHOUSE (Starboard Side) what used to be a pilot berth now houses a massive Frig /freezer with a liftup double seat with foam cushon (you could go away for a month or more) Large chart table with pullout draw for chart storage, under,storage controls for the 3kv.
Webasto central heating,above chart table, storage for navigation books,auto pilot controls etc.
(portside from salon) Furuno coloured radar,instrument panel with sestrel compass with automatic pilot control attached, bowthruster station, wheel, engine controls, sailor ship to shore, cockpit table, helmsman seat ,main switch for services & engine etc. batteries indicator, Service batteries,
80amp.mains battery charger,double 13amp.socket, above wheelhouse windows; Depth Gauge, 2 Wyn widscreen wipers, windscreen washers, 7ft.headroom. clock & barometer, teak floors with engine under which all comes up so that you can dance round the engine, all windows have curtains also sun curtains.
Under floor,engine & webasto 3kv diesel heater, door to;
COCKPIT, 2 Golden teak hinged seats with massive storage under,starboard has the compressor for the deep freeze/refrigeration unit , teak grating that comes up to reveal the 4 KV.240volt mains
Water cooled diesel generator and shafting, access to hydralic steering gear with facilities for tiller steering, 3 sheet winches, ships bell. facilities for the cockpit table
AFTER DECK, guard rails and stanchions have been continued to take a stainless steel drum to take rope & anchor for holding in crowded anchorages,attachment for boarding platform, entry for waterproof mains supply.
BANJER 2 is massivedly built, in excess of any BANJER afterwards, she carries nearly 200 gallons deisel, 20 gallons in a separate tank for the generator & Webasto heating, 150 gallons water,
7 batteries ,a fitted canvas cockpit cover with 3 rollup windows & a further cover that goes from the wheelhouse to the stem,there is also a purpose made heavy winter cover, grabrails have fitted covers to protect the varnish, sails are tanned Dacron, 7ft.Avon dinghy with Mariner outboard, BANJER has been in the Mediterranean for 8 years, she been out of the water every winter since we have owned her which will be over 30 years next May, she has been maintained regardless of cost
the only reason for selling is Anno Domino.
PRICE: 55000 euros firm
I HAVE PHOTOGRAPHS SHOWING VARIOUS INSIDE & OUTSIDE ON REQUEST FROM THOSE GENUINELY INTERESTED.