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Gaff Schooner

$390,000 CAN DOLLARS

Built as a fishing boat in Nova Scotia for the tough waters of the north Atlantic, she worked on the Grand Banks for 20 years before being retired. She was then rebuilt and converted to a yacht with an impressive gaff schooner rig and has been sailing commercially since 1997. Well equipped and smart, she is fully licensed under Canadian flag. An impressive big boat in long very professional ownership has meant she has been very well maintained. Call for further details. NEW INTERIOR PHOTOS NOVEMBER '15. PRICE STERLING approx £240,000.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: McLean Shipbuilding Nova Scotia
  • Year: 1967
  • Location Canada
  • Length on deck: 83'
  • Beam: 20'
  • Draft: 10'
  • Tonnage(TM): 100 tons disp.

Norwegian Gaff ketch


Built in Norway in 1939, she has been working in the Baltic Sea as a coded charter vessel for many years. Full licence for 60 day passengers or 12 overnight passengers. Recent engine and generator plus updated navigation and safety equipment. Berths for 24+ people and a large saloon with seating for 36. Fully equipped galley. A fine big boat with an up to date commercial licence for carrying passengers. She also has the original cargo hatch and a spacious hold area.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Sagvaag, Norway
  • Year: 1939
  • Location Estonia
  • Length on deck: 76'6
  • Beam: 19'
  • Draft: 10'
  • Tonnage(TM): 76GT

Topsail Schooner


Built in Belgium in 1945 and finished off as a yacht in 1952. Used as a private yacht and for charter on both sides of the Atlantic she has proved to be a very fast and comfortable ship and can be managed by two people if necessary. Previous overall winner of the Tall Ships Race. Currently carries an MCA Category 2 code certificate for commercial sailing. 16 berths in 6 sleeping cabins. Major refits in 1992 and 2008. Very tidy up together ship ready to go sailing.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Rhoose Shipyard, Belguim
  • Year: 1945
  • Location Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 65'
  • Beam: 18'1"
  • Draft: 9'3"

Norwegian Gaff Cutter


Originally built as a fishing boat, now rigged as a gaff cutter and currently being converted below with new cabins. Pitch pine planking, iroko deck. Scania diesel. Charter potential. MUST SELL THIS AUTUMN.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Norway
  • Year: 1941
  • Location Netherlands
  • Length on deck: 65'
  • Beam: 16'10"
  • Draft: 8'6

60′ Danish Gaff Ketch


One of the original Danish fishing boats which convert so well to sail and have the lovely elliptical counter stern. Massively built of oak on oak, this boat was rebuilt 2001 - 2007 with extensive replanking, new deck and a completely new interior and systems installed. 10 berths. Mercedes diesel. She has been chartering since 2009. NEW INTERIOR PHOTOS 1/9/16

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Karstensen & Henrikson, Skagen, Denmark
  • Year: 1929
  • Location Croatia
  • Length on deck: 60'
  • Beam: 15'10
  • Draft: 7'4

Danish Gaff Ketch


Danish gaff ketch built in Denmark in 1925 as a motor fishing vessel. Converted to a yacht in 1989 and has worked as charter vessel ever since. Currently coded to Cat 2 and in regular use carrying guests around the West Country. Major refit between 2013 - 2015. 12 berths including a separate skippers cabin aft. Very light and spacious interior with a large galley and fours heads compartments. DAF 180hp diesel, new mainsail 2016 and refitted rig. A very attractive yacht in great condition and ready to go to work.

  • Designer: Soren Larsen
  • Builder: Soren Larsen
  • Year: 1925
  • Location Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 60'
  • Beam: 16'
  • Draft: 7'

59′ Danish gaff ketch

$300,000 New Zealand Dollar

Built in Denmark as a sailing fishing vessel which means she has the sharp underwater lines of a sailing ship, not a motor vessel as many of these yachts were originally built as. Major refit including structural work to the hull, new rig, systems and machinery and a complete new interior. Large wheelhouse gives comfort and safety, 12 berths including 2 doubles in a very smart interior. Yanmar 190hp diesel plus a 6kva genset. Surely one of the best examples of a converted Danish fishing vessel, this is a stunning yacht in superb condition. PRICE IN POUNDS APPROX. £169,000.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Hartgensen
  • Year: 1925
  • Location New Zealand
  • Length on deck: 59'
  • Beam: 15'
  • Draft: 7'6"

59′ Bermudan Ketch


An enormously powerful and capable cruising ketch with a impressive ocean racing and world cruising history. Fast, seaworthy and incredibly strong, this yacht has proved herself time and again over the years. 9 berths in 4 separate sleeping cabins, large doghouse saloon, good Catepillar engine. Brand new rig installed 2012 with all rigging and naviagtion equipment. A lot of boat for the money and a real blue water opportunity. Sold earlier this year and cruised between UK and Ireland this summer with new owners, unfortunately personal circumstances dictate the boat must be sold again.

  • Designer: Kurt A.H. Oehlmann
  • Builder: Louw & Halverson, Cape Town
  • Year: 1961
  • Location Devon
  • Length on deck: 59'
  • Beam: 16'5"
  • Draft: 6'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 35 Tons displ

Danish schooner


Built in Denmark as a fishing vessel to work in the waters around Iceland, she retired from fishing in 1962 and was converted to a private yacht in 1970. In 1985 she was changed to her current configuration with a schooner rig and decent accommodation. Currently coded for commercial use under UK flag, she is in commission and ready to sail. 12 berths in 3 separate sleeping cabins plus a large saloon and two heads compartments. New 150hp Beta diesel in 2013. A fine boat of very manageable size.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Frederickshaven
  • Year: 1932
  • Location Northern Ireland
  • Length on deck: 56'
  • Beam: 15'6"
  • Draft: 7'6"

Norwegian Gaff Ketch


Built in Norway in 1935 as a fishing boat on typical Norwegian Lines with a hint of the Colin Archer design. Trennel fastened pine hull, much of which has been repaired or replaced in recent years. She has undertaken many notable sea voyages over the years proving her self to be a very comfortable and seaworthy vessel. 8 berths in total. Perkins 120hp diesel, 5Kva generator. A very attractive, solid and well proven vessel.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Fleckfijord, Norway
  • Year: 1935
  • Location Devon
  • Length on deck: 53'
  • Beam: 16'9
  • Draft: 6'6