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New Guide Price: 32ft TROLL CLASS MOTOR-SAILER – 1965 – Original Example – Lying: Norfolk


Boat Details

Overall Length: 31ft 8ins
Waterline: 27ft
Beam: 9ft 8ins
Draught: 3ft 9ins
Displacement: 10 Tons T M
Engine: 37hp PERKINS 4108 Diesel
Berths: Four in Two Cabins
Sail: Bermudian rig sets 300 sq. ft.
Designer: Gunnar F Klingenberg
Builder: Henrik Askviks Sonner
Year Built: 1965
Location: Norfolk

NOY was built in 1965 to the popular Norwegian Troll design based on the traditional double-ended fishing boats of the region. Designed by Gunnar Klingenberg and built by Henrik Askviks Sonner of Hagavik, Norway. First registered in Dartmouth to John Bowdage of Hampshire a member of the Island Sailing Club and kept on a mooring at Hamble. In the early 1970s Anthony Randall became the second owner keeping NOY at Emsworth. In the late 1970s L A Cundall of Wootton, also a member of the ISC bought NOY and moored her at Cowes. Registered as sail number 11. The current owner bought NOY in 1994 and has enjoyed coastal and inland cruising from a Norfolk base.

LOA : 9.65m (31ft 8in)
LWL : 8.23m (27ft 0in)
Beam : 2.95m (9ft 8in)
Draft : 1.14m (3ft 9in)
Keel : Long

Lapstrake built pine hull on steamed oak timbers, copper fastened with sawn frames. Chestnut cabin coamings. Dog house rebuilt in late 1990s to slightly lower, more attractive design. Decks completely rebuilt in late 1990s in larch, using silicon bronze ring nails and covered with epoxy and fibreglass cloth.

Anchor locker

Large self draining cockpit

2 x substantial wooden Samson posts on aft deck

Last surveyed April 2021 (hull only) and 2017 (for insurance purposes), both reports available.

Bermudan masthead sloop rig. Wooden mast/spars (mast re-varnished 2018). Mast deck stepped in galvanised tabernacle with bespoke A-frame/pulpit for lowering/raising. Standing (galvanised) and running rigging renewed as required. 2 x sheet winches. Mainsail (Jeckells, 2013). Large roller furling jib (serviceable condition) 3 x smaller jibs. Old heavy mainsail. Old heavy large jib. Sail cover

37hp Perkins 4108 four cylinder diesel inboard engine (reconditioned 2007) Shaft drive to forward/reverse/feathering propeller. 30 gallon steel fuel tank. Engine controls and instruments mounted on covered cockpit panel. Tiller steering. Good engine access from cockpit and cabin. 2 x large 12V batteries with boxes (not shown in photos) Battery isolation switch. 12V fuse and switch panel.

Four berths in two cabins in traditional and original layout. Generous main cabin with good standing headroom. Approximately 1.63m (5ft 4in) headroom in forward cabin.

Galley with fully gimballed paraffin single burner stove and stainless steel sink with drainer (no fixed water supply)

Taylors paraffin stove available if required

Original gas stove available if required

Full sized navigation table with chart stowage drawer

Separate heads compartment with chemical toilet

Large hanging locker with under deck shelving

Drop leaf table in main cabin

Huge amounts of storage space throughout

12V cabin lights

Opening hatch in forward cabin

Numerous mushroom air vents

Paraffin cabin heater with flue

Bronze navigation lights

Gimballed bronze Sestrel compass

Seafarer 3 depth sounder

Kelvin Hughes Husun 60 VHF radio (receives but does not send)

Clock and barometer

Boat Safety Scheme certificate expired 2021

Bespoke pulpit doubles as A-frame for mast lowering/raising

Stainless steel stanchions and guardrail wire


4 x safety harnesses

Horseshoe life buoy

12V manual Stuart Turner bilge pump

2 x fire extinguishers (not guaranteed in date)

Over boom awning with windows (covers from stern of cockpit to just forwards of mast)

Companionway sprayhood

Boom crutch

Electric windlass (reconditioned approximately 2006)

35lb CQR/Sowester anchor with chain

2 x kedge anchors

Various fenders

Various warps

Storage cradle and props

2 x large UVI polythene sheets used as winter covers

Tinker Tramp sailing dinghy


NOY is ideal for coastal and inland waterways cruising, offering good volume for extended living aboard and would make an ideal floating holiday home. Seriously for sale as the owner is retiring from sailing. Last surveyed April 2021 (hull only) and 2017 (for insurance purposes), both reports available. A very original example, uncomplicated and an ideal family boat.

GUIDE: £6,000

LYING: Norfolk


DISCLAIMER: Classic Yacht Brokerage offer the details and photographs of this vessel in good faith as a guide 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.