A124 Helene — a British Classic with a Big Personality — is offered for sale. She is sound, well looked after and a pleasure to sail. Very comfortable cockpit. Helene has benefited from extensive work and improvements over the last 15 or so years, all of which are well documented. Most recent improvements include: work on centreline and keel boxes (2022 & 2023), keels dropped & serviced (2023), new standing rigging (2022), new VHF (2022), and new diesel engine injector (2023).

Inventory includes:

    • Wood mast and boom, both in excellent condition

    • Mainsail, jib (hanked), genoa (hanked) and spinnaker

    • Slab reefing (from cockpit)

    • Main and jib halyards run back to the cockpit

    • Yanmar 1GM10 engine, plus spares and hand crank

    • 3 batteries

    • Bluesea battery switch & automatic charging relay (2022)

    • Solar panel (on aft hatch) and controller (2021)

    • 2 anchors, 30m chain

    • Origo 2-burner stove

    • Good selection of fenders and warps

    • Spinnaker pole and boat hook

    • Tanks: 20l fuel, 50l water
    • Tender

    • Much more besides.

An excellent road trailer and a new (never used) mainsail are also available separately.
The boat is based near Harwich.

Contact Jim for more details, to arrange a viewing and a test sail:
Email: Jim’dot’sumberg’at’phonecoop.coop (replace ‘dot’ with . and ‘at’ with @)
Phone: 07718832545

Click here to see other photographs of Helene from the AOA website

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