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Sold – 34ft. MEEUSEN BERMUDIAN SLOOP – 1961 – Part Project -Lying: West Sussex

A 1961 BERMUDIAN SLOOP designed by D H Meeusen and built by Breskens Boat Yard, Holland
* Five Berths in Two Cabins * Eberspacher Heating * Iroko Epoxied Hull * Aluminium Spars”

Boat Details

Overall Length: 34ft 6ins
Waterline: 26ft
Beam: 10ft
Draught: 6ft
Displacement: Not known
Engine: 28hp Yanmar Diesel
Berths: Five Berths
Sail: Bermudian Sloop
Designer: D H Meeusen
Builder: Breskens, Holland
Year Built: 1961
Location: West Sussex


A stylish Dutch built and designed classic style bermudian sloop offering good sailing performance with spacious well-planned interior with accommodation for five. During the early 1960s NUTCRACKER was owned by J W Gozzett, registered in Maldon, Essex which was her home port. During the late 1960s and 70s M J Rodwell also of Maldon was the registered owner.

Iroko strip-planked hull on steel frames. Epoxied under the supervision of a surveyor in 1996 using the SP Systems Resin. Sheathed garboards and hull extensively re-fastened also in 1996.

Long iron ballast keel.
Teak laid deck.

28hp Yanmar 3GM Diesel Engine, three-blade propeller, 80 litres fuel capacity, two new batteries. Engine serviced 2014.

Five berths in two cabins, 6ft 2ins headroom. Eberspacher heating in saloon and forecabin. Teak cabin soles. Wet locker, chart table, saloon table, two hanging lockers. Heads with marine WC and washbasin. Galley with Plastimo twin burner gas hob with oven and grill. Galley sink. Crockery and pantry lockers. 100 litres freshwater capacity in new 2014 Tek tank.

Sloop rig with aluminium mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging. Dyneema and Spectrum running rigging. Penrose roller furling headsail. Selden carbon spinnaker pole. Penrose mainsail, staysail, roller genoa and asymmetric (Crusader Magic Furl System) New mainsail 2014. New lazy jacks 2014.

Raymarine A50 Chartplotter, Raymarine ST4000 Autohelm and Tiller Pilot and Monitor Wind Vane. Log / Speed, Nasa AIS, Handheld GPS, VHF Radio, Compass, Navigation Lights, Radar Detector and Sea-Me Signal Enhancer.

CQR Anchor, Anchor Windlass, Lewmar Winches, Pulpit and Pushpit, Warps & Fenders, Boat Hook, Life Raft, Life Jackets, Avon Dinghy, Cockpit Cushions, Cockpit Cover, Dodgers, Two Lifebuoys, Danbouy, Two Harnesses, New Bilge Pump, Fog Horn, Fire Extinguishers.


An attractive and appealing Dutch bermudian sloop now requiring some updating and refurbishment. October survey and specialist estimate for repairs. NUTCRACKER is a very worthwhile winter project and offered at a realistic price.

LYING: West Sussex (ashore)

GUIDE PRICE: Sold – May 2021

VIEWING: Through the brokers,
CLASSIC YACHT BROKERAGE: 01905-356482 / 07949-095075 info@classicyachtbrokerage.co.uk

DISCLAIMER: Classic Yacht Brokerage offer the details and photographs of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information or images or warrant the condition of the vessel, machinery or rig.  Buyers should instruct their representative, agents or their surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer requires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.