18ft Tosher - Ariel

Ariel served her role to introduce the younger members of the family to the joys of sailing just for fun. Perhaps she served her role too well as I have now lost my crew to dinghy sailing. While the crew hone their skills in dinghy sailing, it will allow Airel to fulfil her role for another family, while I seek a new project. 

Ariel underwent a refit as outlined in the blog arielgreystones.com 


Ariel is a joy to sail with the family or single handed, she will be sorely missed. 

The large open spacious cockpit is ideal for fun trips with the kids and their pals. I have enjoyed Ariel and her stability so much that the next project will I hope also be a Heard built boat, ideally Heard 23.

Ariel has a racing rig with 3 head sail sizes [Storm, Working and Racing]. As Ariel is an open boat an automatic bulge pump was fitted with 12v battery in the bilge. The 12 battery also allowed for a VHF [not included in sale] and navigation lights 

Ariel currently lies on a custom built 4 wheel trailer under cover of a PVC tarpaulin.


• Mainsail in good working order

• Storm, Working and racing Jib and Stay Sail are all if good working order

• Topsail in good working order

• Standing rigging was replaced with new SS in 2015

• Running rigging all in good working order

• Anchor with 6M of chain and 10M anchor line

• 4 fenders with 2 mooring lines

• Automatic bilge pump with 12 battery

• Custom built 4 wheel trailer

• PVC tarpaulin and boom cover

Joe Walsh
+ 353 (0)87 248 1159

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