1938
Year
J. J. TAYLOR
Builder
50' (15.24m)
Length
2
Cabins

White Wings - 1938 50' J. J. TAYLOR
Antibes France
€395,000 EUR


Yacht for sale is a 1938 J. J. TAYLOR 50' "White Wings" Classic Yacht in Antibes, France.

• As responsive as a Dragon, with the power of an ocean racer, White Wings is a joy to sail for the purist.

• Arguably Alden’s prettiest Sloop, with a very large and usable interior for a yacht of her age and type.

• Originally had many honours in the Great Lakes.

• Full History and architects’ plans available.

• Full regatta results available on request.




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LENGTH 15.24m
BUILDER J. J. TAYLOR
ASKING PRICE €395,000 EUR
BUILT 1938
BEAM 3.59m
DRAFT N/A
MAX SPEED N/A
CRUISING SPEED N/A
CABINS 2
GROSS TONNAGE 0.00
DISPLACEMENT N/A
LOCATION Antibes, France
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Detailed Description

  1. MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

    TYPE
    • Sailing Yacht
    RIG
    • Sloop
    BUILDER
    • J.J. Taylor & Sons, Toronto
    DESIGNER
    • John G. Alden
    YEAR
    • 1938
    REFIT
    • Rebuilt 1993/1995 /01/08/09/22
    CONTRUCTION
    • Mexican and Honduras mahogany, oak
    FLAG
    • British
    ENGINE
    • 1 x 50 Hp Yanmar Diesel with built in 240v generator
  2. DIMENSIONS

    LOA
    • 15.24m / 50’
    LWL
    • 10.21m / 33’3’’
    BEAM
    • 3.59m / 11.8’
    DRAFT
    • 3.12m / 10’3”
  3. CAPACITIES

    ACCOMMODATION
    • 5 x Guests in 2 cabins
    FUEL
    • 200 litres / 52 US Gallons - in 2 x Stainless steel tanks
    FRESH WATER
    • 200 litres / 52 US Gallons - in 1 x Stainless steel tank
  4. ACCOMMODATION

    • Original interior in Honduras mahogany
    • Leaded glass cabinet
    • Leather upholstery
    • Jabsco Manual toilet 2022. (Original Crittenden Toilet available)
    • Very fine owners stateroom aft of companionway
    • Opening bronze portholes round coach roof
    • 1 x Double berth, 4 good singles in 2 cabins
    • 1 x Pilot berth and 2 transom berths. Fixed table
  5. MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT

    ENGINE
    • 1 x Yanmar Diesel. Regularly Maintained.
    ENGINE YEAR
    • 2008
    TYPE
    • 50hp, 4cyl, 4 cycles
    STEERING
    • Edson worm steering gear.
    PROPULSION
    • 1 x 3 bladed Max Prop
    ENGINE CONTROLS
    • Manual throttle & gear controls
    ENGINE START
    • 12V
    SERVICES
    • 24V
    BATTERIES
    • 12V
    SHORE POWER
    • 32 amps, 220V
    INVERTER
    • Constavolt
    PUMP
    • 24V pump
  6. SAILS & RIGGING

    There are numerous sails stored ashore, but of the most recent there is:

    • 1 x 2021 North Dacron mainsail
    • 1 x 2022 North Dacron n°3
    • Light and Heavy # 1 Dacron genoas 2019 Doyle
    • 1 x Masthead loose luff Dacron furling genoa 2021 Doyle
    • 1 x Fractional Nylon A5 Asymmetric spi 1.5 oz Doyle 2012
    • 1 x Masthead nylon A3 Asymmetric spin 3/4 oz Doyle 2013 + similar 2008
    • 1 x Masthead Nylon symmetric S2 Spinnaker 3/4 oz Doyle 2016 + similar 2008
    • Mainsail coat 2010
    • 1 x Cruising Staysail
    • 1 x Cruising Mainsail
    • Cruising cover and lazyjacks
    • Cockpit awnings + Skylights Covers
    • Wooden Spars
    • Hollow spruce mast
    • Hollow spinnaker poles
    • Jockey pole
    • Solid pine boom
    • Staysail boom
    • Standing rigging
    • Stainless steel, all new Dyform 2008
    • Original bronze n°28 cockpit winch Barlow
    • 4 x Dyneema halyards on Lewmar mast winches
    • Running Backstays on Barlow winches
  7. COMMUNICATION & NAVIGATION

    SATNAV/GPS
    • B&G GPS Plus Sat Nav Network
    RADAR
    • Cabling in mast to fit
    AUTOPILOT
    • Wiring in place to fit
    DEPTH SOUNDER
    • B&G Hydra 2 Digital 2008
    COMPASS B&G
    • Digital 2008
    • H/B compass
    LOG
    • B&G Hydra 2 log
    ANEMOMETER
    • B&G Hydra 2
    WIND INSTRUMENTS
    • B&G Hydra 2 360° Wind Direction indicator
    REPEATER
    • 4 x analogue repeaters + 50/50 B&G digital
    MISCELLANEOUS
    • Barometer
    • Barograph
    • Binoculars
    VHF
    • Duplex RO 1365 Radio Ocean VHF
  8. DECK EQUIPMENT

    • 1 x Fortress aluminium anchor, with 15m chain + 100m rode
    • 1 x Kedge anchor
    • Original Herreshoff anchor windlass, now electric
    • Manual warping drum on windlass
  9. GALLEY

    • 1 x Deep square Monel sink
    • Microwave / Oven
    • 1 x Gas burner (removable)
    • Original large electric ice box with compressor
    • Water pressure system to galley
    • Washbasin in head and shower on aft deck
    • 1 x Clock
    • The yacht is currently in regatta mode, so all unnecessary equipment is in storage.
  10. SAFETY EQUIPMENT

    • 3 x Bilge Pumps: 1 original manual in cockpit, 1 automatic, 1 double action diaphragm
    • 1 x Engine space blower
    • Gas shut off on solenoid
    • 5 x Fire extinguishers, 2008
    • 1 x Jonbuoy inflatable
    • 8 x Life jackets
    • 1 x Lifering
    • 1 x 8 Man liferaft 2008
  11. REFIT & MAINTENANCE

    • 1994 - Works

      • Totally rewired. Much structural work done above and below decks in the UK
    • 2000 - Works

      • Rebuilt rudder
    • 2001 - Works

      • Random keel bolts checked
    • 2008 - Works

      • New Engine and Rigging
    • 2008/9 - Works

      • Extensive keel strengthening and bulkhead reinforcement all under surveyor supervision.
    • 2022 - Works

      • Further extensive structural work completed.
  12. COMMENTS

    • As responsive as a Dragon, with the power of an ocean racer, White Wings is a joy to sail for the purist.
    • Arguably Alden’s prettiest Sloop, with a very large and usable interior for a yacht of her age and type.
    • Originally had many honours in the Great Lakes.
    • Full History and architects’ plans available.
    • Full regatta results available on request.

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