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29′ Laurent Giles Bermudan Sloop - SOLD

  • Designer: Laurent Giles & Partners
  • Builder: Mashfords, Cremyll, Plymouth
  • Year: 1965
  • Location Brittany
  • Length on deck: 28'9
  • Beam: 8'4
  • Draft: 5'
  • Tonnage(TM): 7


REF: 5674

Full Specification

Wooden Ships Comments on this 29′ Laurent Giles Bermudan sloop

A slightly larger sister to the famous Vertue,  this boat is in only her 3rd ownership and is in superb order.  She had a major refit in 1997 and has continued to be updated in present ownership.   Brittany mooring could be available to a new owner.


Hull    Larch planking on sawn oak frames, and steam bent Canadian rock elm between.  Copper fastened.   Long external lead ballast keel.    Galvanised keel bolts.                    


Decks and cockpit     Pine deck, sheathed and painted.   Varnished cover boards and king plank.

Self draining cockpit.   Tiller steering.

 29′ Laurent Giles Bermudan Sloop

Superstructure           Varnished sliding afromosia cabin entrance hatch.  Afromosia  coamings.

Coachroof deck is laid in pine and sheathed.



Fractional Bermudan sloop rig.   Aluminium deck-stepped mast by Selden.   SS standing rigging, SS running backstays, all new 2005.

Rotostay roller furling on inner forestay.

Varnished spruce slab reefing boom.    Spinnaker/jib boom, Selden telescopic, new 2008.


Sails                          Mainsail,  1998.   SKB Falmouth.   21 sqm.   3 slab reefs.

Working Jib. 1998.      Arun sails, Bosham.    Furling.  1998.

Storm Jib.                     Arun sails.   New.


Spinnaker                     Jeckells.   37 sqm.





Engine                     Yanmar 2GM20 2 cyl diesel.   Centreline mounted.   New 1998.  Offset 3 blade prop.   Fuel consumption  1 – 1.6 litres/hour.

Batteries     1 x 12v 110ah Numax, new 2007.

1 x 12v Iveco, new 2007 for engine start.

Battery charging from engine driven 55amp alternator with Merlin battery management system or 6w solar panel.    LED cabin and nav lights.   Shore power.


Tanks           Diesel:  25 litres in SS tank.

Water:  120 litres in 3 SS tanks.



Berths      4.         Headroom   1.8m.    


Saloon          2 x V berths in forecabin.  2 saloon berths which slide out for extra sleeping width.   Bulkhead mounted charcoal heater.   Folding, removeable oak table.

Chart table with stowage beneath hinged top.     


Heads            Baby Blake heads refurbished 2006.    Whale Mk 6 fresh water pump to  drop down washbasin.

Wet hanging locker to port.


Galley            Orego meths 2 burner stove.  SS sink, Whale hand pump and pressure pump.





LED tricolour and anchor light

Port + starboard lights and stern light.

Sestrel Medina compass

Garmin GPS

Nasa Clipper :  Sounder, speed/distance, windspeed/direction.


Raymarine ST1000.


Ground tackle

16kg Delta anchor

11kg CQR, new 2007

8kg Danforth kedge

30 m anchorplat rope

30m nylon 3 strand.

60m 10mm galvanised chain



2 fire extinguishers


Bilge pumps, auto and manual

Horseshoe lifebuoy


Webbing jackstays


Extra gear


Avon Redstart tender, oars and footpump

Buoys and fenders

16mm marina warps x 6

18mm mooring warps x2 with SS eyes and galvanised shackles

Cockpit tent, dodgers and sprayhood new 2007.

Winter cover




These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.


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