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Baltic Trader Gaff Ketch

£130,000

Traditional Baltic Trader built Sweden in 1914. Substantially rebuilt over the years. Galeas type gaff ketch rig, Perkins Sabre engine installed 2013. She was MCA coded Category 2 for chartering but now needs some work to update this. Good rig and sails. 14 berths. As with all the Scandinavian boats, she is massively constructed, spacious, safe and easy on the eye, a great little charter or training ship. NEW VIDEO

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Sweden
  • Year: 1914
  • Location Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 65'
  • Beam: 19'4"
  • Draft: 7'6"
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Topsail Schooner

£395,000

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 Gloucester
  • Length on deck: 65'
  • Beam: 18'1"
  • Draft: 9'3"
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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"
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Sparkman & Stephens Sloop

£275,000

Designed by K. Aage Nielsen of the S&S office, built in Cuba for a wealthy yard owner in 1942. The owner had big aspirations for his yacht racing career and had a number of successes including beating 'Stormy Weather' in the 1948 Miami Nassau race. Honduras mahogany hull all bronze fastened. 7 berths with much original paneled joinery. A superb elegant yacht with a well documented history, perhaps capable of taking on the big boys in the classic yacht regattas but equally at home cruising with the family. Inspected, photographed and videoed by Wooden Ships in November 2016

  • Designer: K. Aage Nielsen
  • Builder: Remigio Hernandorena, Havana, Cuba
  • Year: 1942
  • Location Cyprus
  • Length on deck: 51'8"
  • Beam: 11'6"
  • Draft: 7'
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49′ Danish Gaff Ketch

€100,000

Built in 1918 as a Baltic Sea fishing vessel, the boat was bought by the present owners and professionally converted to yacht in 1995. They gave her a graceful gaff ketch rig with a healthy 120sqm of sail which pushes her along well. 9 berths in a separate aft cabin, saloon and forward cabin with full headroom throughout. 155hp Volvo Penta diesel. At 49' she is a manageable yacht, easily sailed by two people. A very stable and safe ship at sea even in very rough weather, she is a beautiful example of the elegant Danish fishing boats.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Boerresen in Vejle, Denmark
  • Year: 1918
  • Location Germany
  • Length on deck: 49'
  • Beam: 14'6
  • Draft: 7'3
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Dickies of Tarbert Gaff Ketch

£85,000

Gaff ketch designed and built by Dickies of Tarbert in 1920. She has a well documented history with cruises on both sides of the Atlantic. Pitch pine on oak hull, all copper fastened with a new laid teak deck in 2008. Spacious interior with plenty of period joinery giving 7 berths in total with two separate sleeping cabins aft. Very well maintained in present ownership with lots of updates including a new Perkins 67hp diesel in 2004, recent rigging and sails and a new deck. A true pedigree classic yacht with stunning looks, very well documented history and in fine condition.

  • Designer: Peter Dickie
  • Builder: Dickies of Tarbert
  • Year: 1920
  • Location Devon
  • Length on deck: 48'
  • Beam: 11'6"
  • Draft: 6'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 22TM
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Breton Gaff Cutter

€170,000

Sponsored as part of a government scheme, this boat was built as a replica of a 1910 Breton sailing fishing boat from Longuivy. Pitch pine on oak and laid pine deck. Perkins 82hp diesel, 2008. 8 berths in 2 cabins. French certificate to carry 18 day passengers + 2 crew. Powerful gaff cutter rig which makes her very fast.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Longuivy, Brittany
  • Year: 1992
  • Location Brittany
  • Length on deck: 48' - 14.8m
  • Beam: 15.8' - 4.8m
  • Draft: 7.2' - 2.5m
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Fred Parker Bermudan Ketch

£125,000

Fred Parker Bermudan ketch built by Moodys in 1962 to Lloyds 100A1. Exhibited at the 1963 London Boat Show. Big comfortable cruising boat, easily handled by a small crew with a rich refit and maintenance history. She has been cruising the Mediterranean with the present owners for a number of years but is now on her way back to the UK. 6 berths including a comfortable owners aft cabin, deck saloon and a library forward. 2003 Perkins Sabre diesel, 2009 main mast and rigging, 2016 electronics. A fine big boat with top class pedigree.

  • Designer: Fred Parker
  • Builder: Moody's
  • Year: 1962
  • Location Scotland
  • Length on deck: 48'
  • Beam: 12'6"
  • Draft: 7'
  • Tonnage(TM): 26TM
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Colin Archer Gaff Ketch

€200,000

Built to original Colin Archer lines and first launched in 2008, completed in 2014. Oak on oak hull, all bronze fastened with lead keel and bronze keel bolts. Gaff ketch rig with Clipper Canvas sails, DAF 120hp diesel. 8 berths with a double aft cabin, large saloon with wood burner. A totally unique ship in as new condition built to a very high standard using top quality materials. Built by one man over 15 years, sadly he is now too old to use her as he had planned. Fantastic opportunity at a very sensible price.

  • Designer: Colin Archer
  • Builder: T Pollmann
  • Year: 2008
  • Location Holland
  • Length on deck: 47'
  • Beam: 16'
  • Draft: 7'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 30 tons disp.
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Pilot Cutter Replica Yacht

£255,000 VAT PAID

Inspired by the lines of a Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter and built by the owner, a professional shipwright, over a number of years and launched in 2014. Built from choice materials with all copper and bronze fastenings, her build quality is exceptionally good. She has undergone several seasons of trials and voyages including a round Britain expedition proving herself to be a very manageable and sea kindly yacht. Cleverly designed dog house gives shelter on deck and a safe entrance to below decks. Large comfortable interior with 10 berths total. A fantastic yacht in a traditional vein with modifications to suit the modern sailor.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Year: 2012
  • Location Sussex
  • Length on deck: 45'7"
  • Beam: 13'2"
  • Draft: 7'8"
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