White Silk Sailing Yacht (1996) - SOLD



 Cheeky Monkey

Builder- Laurent Giles

Built - Martham Ferry Boatyard, Norfolk


White GRP hull with cast iron external twin keels.
White GRP deck and superstructure with self-draining aft cockpit.
Moulded non-slip side decks and coach roof.
Preventative Gel Shield treatment to hull.
Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder.
Slatted teak floor plate.
White GRP internal moulding with teak internal joinery

CE Classification B/6-C8
No of Acknowledged Body CE0607

Aft cockpit twin keel sloop with 6 berths and In-mast mainsail furling



Dimensions & Capacity
LOA 8.53m /28ft
LWL 7.01m/ 23ft
Beam 2.77m/9ft 1”
Draft 1.02m
Clearance Height 2.05m
Displacement 3,000 Kg
Gross Tonnage 6.17 Tons
Sail area 34 sq. m/ 340sq. ft.

Cockpit cushions.  Teak cockpit grating, good locker space

Folding sprayhood (New in 2010).


Tabernacle mounted masthead sloop.
Z Spar silver alloy furling mast, boom
Profurl furling headsail system.
1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging.
Polyester running rigging led to cockpit.
2 x Barton halyard and 2 x Barton genoa winches




Furling Mainsail – Jeckells 1996
Furling Genoa – Jeckells 1996


Volvo Penta MD2020 20hp 3 cylinder freshwater cooled diesel engine

heat exchanger and wet exhaust.

Flexible mounts.
Volvo reversing reduction
Sail drive gearbox with folding two bladed propeller.
Electric start with rev counter and alarms for temperature, oil pressure and charging.
Cruising speed approximately 5 knots with max speed approximately 7 knots.
Engine Hours – Not known
Indirect sea water cooling with heat exchanger
Forward /astern gears
Saildrive 15” x 9” 2- Bladed bronze folding propeller

Fuel Capacity- 65 Litres in stainless steel tank with isolation valve in starboard locker



Two single quarter berths aft - port and starboard


Saloon with dinette seating to starboard, table drops to convert to a full sized double berth, storage under

 Propex ducted warm air cabin heating.

Practical white vinyl upholstery to saloon, patterned material to berths with matching curtains and carpet.




Pressurised hot and cold water to galley and heads, water heated by engine calorifier

Linear galley to port with stainless steel sink, four burner gas hob and separate oven/grill, Electrolux 12v refrigerator

Freshwater Capacity- 120 Litres in flexible tank under forepeak berth; new in 2011.Electronically pumped hot/cold water to heads sink and galley sink



compartment to starboard with marine toilet, washbasin and shower

Hanging locker opposite




Vee berth with infill, storage under, opening deck hatch over


12 volt system – 2 x 12 volt marine batteries wired via isolator switch to two fused distribution panels.
Both batteries new in 2012.
Interior and Navigation lights.
240 volt system – shore power connection and lead with ring main fitted and marine battery charger

Henderson MKv Manual Bilge Pump
12v Jabsco Manually operated shower sump pump
12v Par Fresh water pump
12v Rule manually operated bilge pump


Plastimo Contest 101 compass.
Raymarine ST40 windspeed and direction, boat speed and depth.
Standard Horizon VHF DSC Radio.
Raymarine ST4000 T autopilot.
MLR FX312 GPS navigator with Silva cockpit repeater.
Plastimo clock and barometer



Stainless steel pulpit, split pushpit, stanchions and guard wires.
Stern mounted folding swimming ladder.
Stem head fitting with bow roller.
Bow draining anchor locker.
S&L Hyspeed manual anchor windlass with 20lb CQR anchor, 15m of 8mm galvanised chain and 20m of warp.

Danbuoy & 2 Lifebuoys,
Fire blanket.
Pilot gas detector.
Electric & manual bilge pumps.
Radar reflector.
Cockpit Harness Loops.
Standard Horizon VHF DSC radio linked to GPS


Cheeky Monkey has had four owners since she was built in 1996 and each owner has maintained her to a high standard, with improvements/upgrades in many areas.

Cheeky Monkey is a first class example of a modern day cruising yacht at a realistic price. 

2 x MOORINGS AVAILABLE by seperate negotiation with Owner

1 off Starcross Pier - £500.00

1 off Starcross Sailing Club - £500.00



We are acting as Brokers only.  These particulars are intended only as a guide and do not constitute any term of contract, nor is their correctness guaranteed.  A prospective purchaser is advised to check the particulars where appropriate, at his/her own expense  to employ a qualified marine surveyor and or have An engine trial conducted, which if conducted by us  shall not imply any liability on our part.

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