|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
HISTORY and DESCRIPTION:
SUN FUNG was built in 1965 by Fam Lam Kee in Hong Kong to carry cargo in the harbour and is an authenticated traditional Chinese Junk to a design by W Gerard Daroux. Imported to the UK in 1967 as deck cargo by SUN FUNG is now a fascinating survivor of the once numerous junks plying Hong Kong waters. She remains in an unconverted state with the original hold ideal for conversion for living aboard, floating holiday home or cruising boat. Current ownership some 18 years. Underwater hull recently blacked.
Burmese teak hull and decks and Yacal superstructure.
Authentic ketch/junk rig with 28ft timber main mast. Baton cotton mainsail and foresail. Hemp rigging new in 2018. 400 sq.ft.
22hp YANMAR 3 cylinder DIESEL ENGINE, fitted 1965 with additional DC 24/48 volt electric motor (2019) auxiliary ideal for manoeuvring out of moorings. Engine serviced 2017. Eight-gallon fuel tank. Two 24 volt batteries 2018. 240-volt shore power.
Boat safety certificate to March 2021.
Probably a totally unique opportunity to buy an authentic junk in the UK. A convenient size for inland waterways. Offering enormous potential for conversion to a variety of uses or a great film prop.
MARCH 2021 - SUNG FUN NEEDS TO BE MOVED SOON FROM HER YACHT CLUB STORAGE, ALL OFFERS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS AUTHENTIC VESSEL WHICH WOULD MAKE A UNIQUE B& B HIDEAWAY
GUIDE: £10,000 - OFFERS
VIEWING: Through CLASSIC YACHT BROKERAGE
|Vessel type:||Chinese Junk|
|Designer:||W Gerard Daroux|
|Builder:||Fam Lam Kee Hong Kong|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||30'|
|Length of deck:||30'|
|Length at waterline:||27' 9"|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
Important Note: The particulars / images of the vessels listed on this website are believed to be accurate but are not guaranteed, buyers should satisfy themselves regarding the same. No warranty is given as to the condition of vessel's hull, machinery and equipment / gear and an examination by a qualified marine surveyor is always recommended.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.