This boat is a fine example of a classic Robert Clark designed sloop. Having had only 2 owners since new and being under the current ownership for more than 40 years she has been professionally maintained to a very high standard throughout her life. The design has been well proven and she has earned a good reputation when racing in the early years and been extensively cruised under the current family ownership; spending time cruising in European waters including the Baltic.
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.
Built as a fishing boat around the turn of the century she was converted to a yacht and had a major refit in the previous ownership. Pitch pine hull bronze screw fastened to sawn oak frames with a Douglas Fir deck laid over plywood. 4 berths including a large double forward. BMC 1500 diesel. Brand new standing rigging this year. Cruised extensively in present ownership with regular trips to Spain and northern France.
Designed as a stretched 12 tonner offering a little more space and sweeter lines. Previous owner carried out a lot of work including new keel bolts, engine rebuild, new mast and rigging, upholstery and a good inventory of modern equipment. An ideal cruising boat with her centre cockpit which has a wooden canopy and can be completely enclosed with a canvas back. 5 berths including an aft cabin. 2016 survey available. Looking a little untidy and in need of some minor work, she recently undertook a 250 mile coastal passage.
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.
Colin Archer inspired gaff ketch known as the Vilisar Class, designed by William Atkin who also designed Knox-Johnston's Suhali, a slightly smaller version of the Vilisar but virtually identical. Now reduced to sell before summer due to the owner moving back to the US. Fantastic sea boat, she has completed at least two circumnavigations and a trans-Atlantic crossing and has been a comfortable family liveaboard cruising yacht in the past Major rebuild in 1999. 5 berth accommodation, Yanmar diesel, recent sails and 2013 and 2016 surveys. A reliable and easy to handle cruising yacht that will turn heads wherever she goes.
A classic McGruer yacht in fine condition which has constantly been updated and refitted over the years, Laid up for 10 yrs undercover 2003-2013. Mahogany on oak, bronze fastened. Beta Marine diesel, 4 berths, mostly new sails and an extensive inventory. A class yacht in nice condition with lots of new gear, potentially an exceptionally good buy as the owner will consider all offers.
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.