Miss Silver ketch motor sailer designed by John Bain and built by his Silvers yard at Rosneath in 1963. A very popular yacht offering a lot of comfortable space within her modest length. Centre wheel house allows for a separate aft cabin with its own heads. Forward sleeping accommodation in the saloon with a very practical galley and a second heads. This design proved very popular for cruising sailors offering shelter from the elements, a manageable rig and a decent Perkins engine to get home when required. Full standing headroom throughout, 4 berths, comfortable seating in the saloon. This boat is in smart and tidy condition.
The North Sea 24 was always a popular Holman design, steady, reliable and capable of good passage times. One of several built by Holman's brother Jack in his Devon boatyard. 5 berths, Yanmar 20hp diesel and a spacious saloon. A good quality traditional cruising 9 tonner. New replacement engine fitted Autumn 2017.
Built by Hillyards in 1966 to their typical cruising boat lines. The extra size over the standard 9 tonner makes her a lot more comfortable and spacious without increasing the length too much. Centre cockpit double ender with a double aft cabin, 2 saloon berths and 2 berth forecabin + 2 heads compartments. Recent standing rigging, Beta 50hp new in 2004. Well equipped and in nice condition. This is a tried and trusted design, perfect for family cruising.
Designed by Buchanan and built to Lloyds 100A1 this pretty and compact cruiser racer has been very well cared for in the present long ownership. Mahogany on Canadian Rock Elm frames, sheathed plywood deck. Vetus 20hp diesel. 4 berth interior including 2 quarter berths with over 6' headroom. Easily managed by two people but she has space for a bigger race crew if required, a lovely well maintained presented yacht with lots of up to date gear, sails and equipment.
Built in 2011 to an 1897 design by Charles Sibbick. A forward thinking yacht in her day she has a fin and bulb keel with a separate rudder, similar to modern racing yachts. Built to the old design but using modern methods, she has a strip plank cedar hull all epoxy sheathed. Lug rig on a pole mast. An immaculate little package, complete with a road trailer, ideal for regatta racing and afternoon sails around the bay.
Built in 2003, the concept was for a classic looking yacht with modern performance. The underwater lines of the Mini Transat were used to develop a very slippy and responsive hull yet with the looks and feel of a traditional gaff cutter. Traditionally built in larch on oak with all varnished teak coamings, solid yacht laid 1/4 sawn larch deck. Basic interior with 2 berths. Beta Marine 14hp diesel gives 7 knots. Fin type keel with a lead bulb can be retracted to reduce draft to less than 2', telescopic rudder to match. Will beat anything in light airs, a fascinating and very eye catching yacht at sensible money. NEW PHOTOS COMING SOON
The Honey Bee 28 was conceived as part of a yacht design competition held by the Glasgow Evening Standard, apparently influenced by some of Kim Holmans designs. A solid cruising yacht with a comfortable cockpit, full length berths and full standing headroom. Recent major refit with new engine, rigging, sails, systems and upholstery, she is a well equipped yacht in tidy condition and ready to go cruising. Mahogany on oak construction with a laid teak over ply deck. Sole 2cyl diesel new in 2011.
A very pretty and solid cruising yacht, she was designed and built by Harry Feltham of Portsmouth in 1929. She has been in the same ownership for the last 30 years, with the cruising being shared between the east coast and the west country. During the current ownership she had a major refit including removing the keel, strengthening the hull and putting in a new engine. Pitch Pine hull on oak timbers, teak over ply deck. BMC 4cyl diesel. 4 berths with separate heads and galley. An eye catching yacht very well suited for UK cruising. NEW VIDEO
The 9 tonner was possibly the most popular of Hillyards boats, offering plenty of accommodation, a safe cockpit, easily handled rig and good sailing capabilities all in a 32' yacht. this is a particularly nice example which has been in a long experienced ownership with regular maintenance and attention to detail. She was built for the parents of the present owner and sailed by him as a young boy. 6 berths in fore and aft sleeping cabins plus the saloon. Completely rebuilt 2cyl Petter diesel in sparkling condition. A very nice tidy and genuine yacht. NEW VIDEO
Lovely little gaff cutter presented in superb condition with a full inventory. Complete professional rebuild finished in 2005 plus recent professional maintenance and repairs, all documented. New deck and rig with any necessary hull work carried out. Large open cockpit, 2 berths under the foredeck with inboard Yanmar diesel. Brand new all over cover. Great concept of boat that will give a lot of fun and hassle free sailing.