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Linton Hope Yawl


Built by Aldous of Brightlingsea in 1914 to a Linton Hope design, originally a gaff yawl with flush decks. Bought by present owners in 1976 and cruised extensively since with trips across the Atlantic and all round northern Europe, including Iceland in 2016. Teak on oak hull, well maintained and upgraded by present owners. Perkins 2004 diesel, lots of new sails in 2016. 6 berths in 2 cabins and saloon, masses of internal volume and fully equipped for cruising. NEW VIDEO

  • Designer: Linton Hope
  • Builder: Aldous, Brightlingsea
  • Year: 1914
  • Location Scotland
  • Length on deck: 40'4"
  • Beam: 11'6"
  • Draft: 6'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 16TM

Dark Harbor 17


Built in 2014 by a professional shipwright Floatsjackson from Ipswich to an American design from 1908 known as a Dark Harbour 17.5. Constructed using strip plank epoxy with a lead ballast keel. Keel stepped spruce mast with a gaff sloop rig, all new sails by One sails. A very simple yet stunning day boat in perfect new condition, complete with a new double axle road trailer for transporting. Elegant, easy to sail and immaculate condition, the perfect day sailer that will turn heads everywhere.

  • Designer: B.B Crowninshield
  • Builder: Jackson Yachts
  • Year: 2014
  • Location Ipswich
  • Length on deck: 25'10"
  • Beam: 6'3"
  • Draft: 4'3"
  • Tonnage(TM): 1500kg disp

Sparkman and Stephens sloop


A classic Sparkman and Stephens sloop built by Moodys in 1964 to the highest standards. She represents the pinnacle of wooden yacht design and was show cased by Moodys at the 1965 London Boat Show. Given a thorough refit in 2015 in a professional yard, bottom end of the hull was rebuilt along with new wiring, rigging, upholstery, electronics, complete cosmetics and more. This is a true pedigree classic yacht of the highest caliber, fast around the race course but also easy to cruise with a small crew. A joy to look at and to sail.

  • Designer: Sparkman and Stephens
  • Builder: Moody's
  • Year: 1964
  • Location Brighton
  • Length on deck: 35'9"
  • Beam: 9'9"
  • Draft: 6'
  • Tonnage(TM): 10TM

20 ton Hillyard ketch


Built in 1965 by Hillyards, this 20 ton ketch was built to order for a gentleman who specified a higher quality boat than Hillyards normally built, which included the use of teak in all of the coachroof and dog house coamings, plus a taller rig for increased performance. Extensive and thorough refit between 2011 and 2015 including new rig, engine and systems. She is now a first class yacht, fully equipped with everything required for long distance cruising or comfortable live aboard. It would be hard to find a better Hillyard or a more comfortable and spacious yacht of this length.

  • Designer: David Hillyard
  • Builder: Hillyards
  • Year: 1965
  • Location Kent
  • Length on deck: 42'
  • Beam: 11'7"
  • Draft: 5'6"
  • Tonnage(TM): 20TM

Morgan Giles Bermudan sloop


Designed and built by Morgan Giles in 1958 as a fast cruiser racer that could be easily handled. Major rebuild between 2000 and 2004 by present professional shipwright owners including new deck, new engine and systems and new rig. Very smart yacht in excellent condition and ready to go sailing. 4 berths with good headroom and separate heads. Hot and cold running water. Easily handled with roller reefing and lines led back to the cockpit. A fine yacht in lovely condition

  • Designer: Morgan Giles
  • Builder: Morgan Giles
  • Year: 1958
  • Location Scotland
  • Length on deck: 34'6"
  • Beam: 8'8"
  • Draft: 6'
  • Tonnage(TM): 10TM

Knud Reimers bermudan sloop


Designed by Knud Reimers as a one off but the similarities to his famous and very successful Tumlare can be seen. Rebuilt by the present professional shipwright owner to an exceptionally high standard with all new frames and fastenings, new keel bolts, new deck, new interior, systems and rig. Perfectly presented and ready to go sailing, perfect for regatta racing as she is light enough to be transported on a road trailer behind a 4x4 vehicle. It would be hard to find a smarter more crisp boat of her type.

  • Designer: Reimers. Knud
  • Year: 1957
  • Location Suffolk
  • Length on deck: 29'
  • Beam: 6'10"
  • Draft: 4'6"

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'
  • Draft: 5'10"
  • Tonnage(TM): 9TM

Manx Nobby gaff cutter


Believed to be a Manx Nobby and built as an engineless fishing boat. Major rebuild in the mid 1980's. Deck re-caulked and payed in 2017. Gaff cutter rig on wooden spars. Volvo 29hp diesel. 5 berths with large saloon. An eye catching big boat with a huge amount of deck space and very comfortable at sea. Currently in the midst of a spring refit, will shortly be ready for the season.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Year: unknown
  • Location Hants
  • Length on deck: 38'6"
  • Beam: 11'6"
  • Draft: 5'6"

Berthon Motor Sailer


Designed by Port Hamble Ltd and built by Berthon, she was very much designed as a comfortable family cruising boat with a decent rig to give creditable sailing performance but also a larger than normal engine so she will push into the weather to get home under power. Complete new rig including spars and sails in 2009. 4 berths including a separate aft cabin with 2 single berths. Comfortable, smart and very well maintained yacht.

  • Designer: Port Hamble Ltd
  • Builder: Berthon Boat Co.
  • Year: 1968
  • Location N. Ireland
  • Length on deck: 32'
  • Beam: 10'6"
  • Draft: 4'3"

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''