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Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter


Built in 1903 by Rowles of Pill for Pilot Richard Case and worked until she was converted to a yacht by Moodys in 1925. Very detailed history accompanies the boat, she was bought by the present owner in 1975 and underwent a total rebuild in 1986 with further work including a new keel in 2004. 9 berths including a double in a rustic but functional interior. Beta 50hp diesel. A very rare opportunity to acquire a genuine Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter with all the history and provenance that goes with them.

  • Builder: Rowles of Pill
  • Year: 1903
  • Location Bristol
  • Length on deck: 45'
  • Beam: 12'6"
  • Draft: 7'6"

Alan Pape Gaff Cutter


An Alan Pape designed Gaff Cutter, strongly built in 1991 using modern methods. She has crossed the Atlantic and also circumnavigated the UK twice and is currently coded MCA Cat 2 for charter work. The interior is very spacious with 6 berths, and she has been continually upgraded by the present owner throughout his ownership with a new engine '07, new mast '06 and much more. NEW VIDEO

  • Designer: Alan Pape
  • Builder: Feloy/Williams
  • Year: 1991
  • Location Hants
  • Length on deck: 34'
  • Beam: 10'8
  • Draft: 5'8
  • Tonnage(TM): 9 tons disp

Fred Parker Bermudan Ketch


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

Camper and Nicholson Gaff Yawl


Designed and built by C&N in 1892, she is the oldest C&N yacht afloat. Found in the mud in 1976 she underwent a total rebuild by the IBTC, Lowestoft, and was launched in 2013. 6 berths including a double aft. Vetus 42hp diesel with a hydraulic drive. Pitch pine planking on sawn oak frames with teak on ply deck. A magnificent yacht in as new condition. just launched with new paint and ready for the season.

  • Designer: Nicholson
  • Builder: Camper and Nicholson
  • Year: 1892
  • Location France
  • Length on deck: 42'
  • Beam: 9'5"
  • Draft: 6'9"
  • Tonnage(TM): 11 TM

49′ Danish Gaff Ketch


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

Arthur Robb Admirals Cup yacht


Built in 1959 for ocean racer Selwyn Slater as a larger development of his previous and successful Uomie. Ramrod had a distinguished racing career and was one of 3 boats in the '59 winning Admirals Cup team as well as victories in a number of other offshore races. Planked in two layers of Makore on oak frames with a sheathed plywood deck. Nanni diesel 37hp fitted in 2004. Big powerful rig with a good suit of sails. She is a true pedigree offshore boat from a spectacular era of British yacht design.

  • Designer: Arthur Robb
  • Builder: Port Hamble Ltd
  • Year: 1959
  • Location Holland
  • Length on deck: 45'
  • Beam: 11'2"
  • Draft: 7'9"
  • Tonnage(TM): 18TM

24 ton Berthon Gauntlet


Built in 1936 for the then chairman of Coutts Bank, she is the only Gauntlet of this size ever built. All teak hull and decks, varnished from new but now painted cream. Rebuilt over 16 years in previous ownership with a new bermudan ketch rig on alloy masts. Present owners have updated the systems and used her as a cruising home for the last 18 months with a voyage from Scotland to southern Spain. Interior is full of original panelled joinery with 3 sleeping cabins. A magnificent yacht from the top drawer of British yachting at the time. Now fully functioning and proven after a recent period of cruising.

  • Designer: Berthon
  • Builder: Berthon Boat Co.
  • Year: 1936
  • Location Spain
  • Length on deck: 47'
  • Beam: 12'
  • Draft: 7'
  • Tonnage(TM): 24TM

Baltic Trader Gaff Ketch


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"

Gaff Cutter Yacht


Designed and built by the Servain Shipyard, Normandy for the ex premier of Monaco, she underwent a major refit in 2007 when the present owners purchased her. Used mainly as a regatta boat she has been a regular in the classic Mediterranean regattas. Iroko on oak hull with a new solid teak deck in 2007. 4 berths in an open and spacious interior. Volvo Penta diesel with recent electrics and new batteries. A fine looking gaff cutter and a very handy and manageable size which is ready to go sailing.

  • Designer: Servain Boatyard
  • Builder: Servain Boatyard, Normandy, France
  • Year: 1966
  • Location Mallorca
  • Length on deck: 31'
  • Beam: 10'9
  • Draft: 5'9

Starling Burgess Bermudan cutter


Built in New York in 1934 to a design from Starling Burgess, a highly acclaimed engineer and naval architect. The design was heralded by Uffa Fox in the yachting press of the time. Her first owner wanted a seaworthy boat, easily handled by two and a fast passage maker. She was relaunched in 2015 after a total professional rebuild including a lot of planking and structural timber, new interior, engine, systems and rig. She has been cruised to the south coast and Orkney since completion and attracts attention wherever she goes. A very beautiful classic yacht in superb condition.

  • Designer: Starling Burgess
  • Builder: Julius Peterson, New York
  • Year: 1934
  • Location Gloucester
  • Length on deck: 40'
  • Beam: 10'
  • Draft: 6'2"