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.
A very nice example of the Sovereign ketch which has had a very extensive refit in the last 15 years including new Beta Marine engine and systems, new rig and sails and a new deck. She has only been in the water for 2 months since completion of this work and has only 15 hours on the engine. 4 berths with a good size interior for her length, lots of deck space and a safe cockpit. Pretty, easily managed and capable yacht in very fine condition.
The Atlantic Ketch was designed by Walter Rayner as a powerful ketch that can be easily handled by a husband and wife crew. They have become well known for their capability at sea and make very comfortable, spacious and long legged cruising homes. Mahogany on oak hull with a teak on ply deck. Centre cockpit arrangement with fore and aft sleeping cabins gives a lot of usable space and with a fully covered cockpit there is plenty of protection from the elements
Launched as a Baltimore Class Lifeboat in 1921, she served in Wick and then Amble until 1952 in which time she saved 98 lives. Bought by the present owner in 1965, converted to her present arrangement in a major refit completed in 1970. She has a very large and safe cockpit with a gaff ketch rig, Perkins 100hp diesel giving 10 knots and a comfortable interior with 7 berths including a separate double owners cabin. A very unusual boat and although not fast, she is a very safe, reliable and stable platform with masses of space on deck and down below. Reduced for a quick sale due to health problems.
This yacht was built in steel to the Alan Pape Ebbtide design and launched in 1994. She was built with a counter which extends her length and gives her much prettier lines. Very spacious yacht for her length with a generous beam, lots of headroom and large berths including a big double forward cabin, settee berths and a large quarter berth. Perkins 34hp diesel with calorifier. Major works in present ownership including new rigging and hull repairs. A very solid and capable yacht.
The Viking is a well respected design from Alan Buchanan, ideal for the East coast with her shallower draft but capable of ocean cruising. This boat has had extensive refits in 2011 and again in 2015 when all recommendations from the 2014 survey were carried out. She has good sailing performance combined with a spacious interior for her length. 5 berths. Yanmar 15hp diesel. Good sails and ready for the season.
Built in New Zealand in 1954 to a Colin Archer type design. Totally rebuilt by the present owner in 2009 and shipped back to the UK, after which she was used very little. New deck, interior, rig, engine and systems. 4 berths including a large double forward. Full standing headroom. Now in need of a cosmetic refit, otherwise solid and sound. A superb sea boat with her design heritage, she is no doubt an easily handled blue water cruising boat. 2012 survey.
Vertue No.6 built by Harry Kimber in 1939 to the original design with a low coachroof and lower topsides than the more well known Vertue of later years. Major rebuild in the last year including complete new bottom end and thorough cosmetic refit. Now in very smart and sound condition, an excellent example of the early boats which are incredibly pretty and still have the superb sailing characteristics which Vertues are known for.
This is a slightly larger version of Laurent Gile's famous Vertue. She had a major refit in 1997, including new keel bolts, garboards, some re-fastening and the deck re-sheathed. Yanmar 2GM20 diesel, new 1998. 4 berths. Sold by Wooden SHips to present owner, she has been cruised locally around the Cornish coast but a lack of time has forced them to sell. An attractive boat, very well built in the beginning which is a huge positive, easy to handle for one or two people but with space for more if required.
A very pretty Danish MFV converted in a previous ownership with a well balanced gaff ketch rig. Spacious accommodation with 5 berths in 3 cabins, modern Cummins 6cyl diesel with low hours. This is a very pretty hull with huge potential but due to neglect in recent years she is now in a poor state of repair and is considered a project. 2018 survey carried and the findings of that report are available to a potential buyer.