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C.E. Nicholson Gaff Cutter


Designed by C.E. nicholson as a fast and comfortable cruising boat that could be easily handled by a small crew, this fine yacht has a long detailed history of voyaging and adventure. Planked in Pitch Pine on oak frames with a solid laid deck. Over the last 28 years the current owners have visited New Foundland, Labrador and Greenland as well as most of northern Europe. Thorough 2018 refit including a new Yanmar engine. 9 berths including 2 doubles with plenty of storage space. Recent survey and refit work list available. A very fine yacht in smart and ready to go condition.

  • Designer: CE Nicholson
  • Builder: Ashton and Kilner
  • Year: 1907
  • Location Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 38'6''
  • Beam: 11'2"
  • Draft: 6'9''
  • Tonnage(TM): 18TM

Holman bermudan sloop


Designed by Kim Holman for himself and built by Tucker Brown to the highest standards with superb materials and top quality craftsmanship. The culmination of his illustrious career, described by Holman as his favourite design of all time, an accolade which certainly makes this gorgeous yacht a very special boat indeed. Refitted in 2016 with new rigging, sails and a thorough cosmetic refit. Volvo 18hp diesel, 4 berths with a separate heads. An absolutely stunning yacht with a rich pedigree which really makes her stand out from the crowd. Sailing photos courtesy of Emily Harris Photography.

  • Designer: Kim Holman
  • Builder: Tucker Brown
  • Year: 1965
  • Location Suffolk
  • Length on deck: 33'10"
  • Beam: 9'6"
  • Draft: 5'10"
  • Tonnage(TM): 9TM

Gaff Cutter


An unusual and very interesting yacht where all the hard work has been done but in need of some finishing and a lot of tidying up, for sale at a very reasonable price. Built by Frazier of Mevagissey in 1914 as a yacht, one of only two boats built as yachts on the lines of his working boats that more commonly graced the slipway in the sheds commonly known as Mevagissey Toshers. A vast amount of work has been done and she has a lot of good gear and equipment on her including all new sails, rigging and engine, however there is of course more to do and be jobs to be completed to get her in sailing condition. This is a project which requires plenty of man hours rather than a huge investment of cash so would be ideal for a skilled amateur with time to put into her.

  • Designer: Frazier
  • Builder: Frazier
  • Year: 1914
  • Location Devon
  • Length on deck: 22'7''
  • Beam: 7'5''
  • Draft: 4'8''

Dee 25


The Dee 25 was a highly successful yacht designed by Peter Brett, more widely known for the Rival range of yachts. The Dee 25 won acclaim in many offshore races including the Fastnet and proved itself as a fast and sea worthy design. This boat has been in long family ownership and is in good sound condition with documented survey reports over several years. 5 berths including a huge double across the saloon, good headroom throughout, Volvo Penta diesel. A solid and well thought out and capable cruising yacht for sensible money.

  • Designer: Peter Brett
  • Builder: Allansons Ltd
  • Year: 1968
  • Location Devon
  • Length on deck: 30'9''
  • Beam: 9'
  • Draft: 4'9''
  • Tonnage(TM): 9TM

Laurent Giles Rambler Class


The Rambler is essentially a larger version of the Wanderer Class and was designed for Humphrey Barton after his trans-Atlantic in Vertue 35. Planked in teak and varnished from new, she has a very large cockpit which is great for sailing with a group. Spacious interior with enormous headroom and 4 good size berths, she feels like a much bigger boat down below. Well cared for and upgraded, she is a solid and very comfortable family cruising boat.

  • Designer: Laurent Giles
  • Builder: B.P Miles
  • Year: 1963
  • Location Isle of Wight
  • Length on deck: 33'2''
  • Beam: 9'8''
  • Draft: 5'5''

Cheverton Danegeld Class sloop


The Danegeld was a very successful design from well know naval architect David Cheverton. The first boat of the class won nearly every race in her first season an was voted Yacht of the Year. This example was built in 1960 and raced successfully for the first 12 years. Current owners have cruised the Channel, North Sea and the Baltic in comfort. 4 berths including large double, full headroom throughout. Attractive, fast and well maintained cruiser racer with great pedigree.

  • Designer: David Chevertone
  • Builder: R&W Clark
  • Year: 1960
  • Location Isle of Wight
  • Length on deck: 35'6"
  • Beam: 9'7"
  • Draft: 5'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 10TM

Alan Buchanan Bermudan Yawl


Alan Buchanan yawl designed as a comfortable long distance cruising yacht and built to Lloyds100A1 in 1966. She has covered many miles in the present ownership with trips around the Med and across to the Caribbean and back. Updated with good sails and equipment, she is a high volume yacht for her length and easily handled by one or two people. 5 berths including a double forward, 7' headroom in the saloon. In regular use and ready to sail.

  • Designer: Alan Buchanan
  • Builder: G.F. Smeeth, Essex
  • Year: 1966
  • Location Spain
  • Length on deck: 37'6"
  • Beam: 10'3"
  • Draft: 5'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 13TM

4 ton Hillyard


4 ton Hillyard built in 1959, one of the smaller boats built by Hillyards but still a very capable and easy to handle local cruising boat. Sailed easily by one person but with 3 berths, separate heads and galley. Well cared for in present ownership, offered at a low price due to owner circumstances. A lot of cheap fun on the water

  • Designer: David Hillyard
  • Builder: Hillyards
  • Year: 1959
  • Location Cardiff
  • Length on deck: 22'6"
  • Beam: 7'6"
  • Draft: 4'
  • Tonnage(TM): 4TM

Buchanan Yeoman MkII


Buchanan Yeoman MkII built by Priors in 1959. Fully refitted in present ownership in 2011/2012 with a complete new interior, new engine and systems, new rigging and sails plus all necessary structural work. Raced and cruised in the UK and more recently the Mediterranean with some excellent results in classic regattas. Rated for Spanish CIM and IRC classic regattas, 2nd overall in 2018 Mar Menor classic regatta. Fully equipped yacht and ready to go sailing, for sale at a very attractive price as the owner wishes to move on, an opportunity not to be missed.

  • Designer: Alan Buchanan
  • Builder: Priors of Burnham
  • Year: 1959
  • Location Spain
  • Length on deck: 35'
  • Beam: 8'9"
  • Draft: 5'9"
  • Tonnage(TM): 10TM



Built in Norway in 1963, the BB17 took its name from the waterline length of 17'. The large sister to the BB11, these are very pretty easily handled keel boats. Neglected for a few years there is damage to the deck around the chain plates and the varnish is in a poor state. Sails and cushions as new. On a good quality galvanised road trailer ready to tow away.

  • Designer: Borge Bringsvaerd
  • Year: 1963
  • Location Kent
  • Length on deck: 24'1"
  • Beam: 6'8"
  • Draft: 3'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 950kg displacement