Built approximately 1970 in Porthleven and used for fishing until recently. Larch on oak, copper fastened. Lister Alpha 30hp diesel currently being installed. Hydraulic unit to power the pot hauler driven off the front of the engine.
A very pretty classic day boat rebuilt by a professional shipwright and finished in 2013. Attractive hull shape planked in mahogany with a new plywood deck. Open cockpit with enough space for camping under the cuddy and foredeck. Easily handled fractional bermudan sloop rig with very good sails including as new 2018 genoa. 2016 RM road trailer makes her a complete package and easily towed behind a moderate car. A very cost effective and fun way of getting on the water with minimal hassle and maximum pleasure. Very clean December 2018 survey available.
An open water rowing skiff which has competed in 3 Great River races and numerous coastal rowing events. Built by David Winspear, a well known boat builder for these type of boats, she has 3 fixed rowing positions plus a cox's seat and a removeable passenger seat. Clinker planked in larch on steamed oak timbers, she comes with a 2016 road trailer and 3 pairs of carbon fibre sculls. She is in excellent condition and ready for the season.
Designed by the Selway Fisher company, she was built for a Dutch client in 1998. Hull constructed of epoxy glued plywood, stitched and taped with sheathed plywood deck structure. 2 mast gunter rig, built in buoyancy and comfortable seating for 6. complete with a trailer and 9.9hp Yamaha outboard, she also has a boom tent and can be used for camping. Very stable with good performance, a cracking lightweight boat for exploring rivers and coasts.
Built in Scotland in 1994, has been ashore for a while but minimal work required to get her launched. Huge area of deck space and cockpit, perfect for family days out in the sun. Small cabin with a heads and 2 berths to keep the children sheltered, ideal family summer boat. Inboard Yanmar diesel means she can simply be used as a large motor launch. Light enough to be towed behind a reasonable vehicle which will significantly lower running costs.
Flying Dutchman built in 1960, believed to have been owned in her early years by the designer of the class, Conrad Gulcher. Used as the 2 man Olympic dinghy from 1960 to 1992, there is still a healthy racing fleet of boats in the UK. This example is built of cold moulded mahogany which offers an excellent strength to weight ratio. Complete with 2 sets of sails, road trailer and launching trolley. In present ownership for 47 years, she has been cherished and cared for but now must find a new home
Classic keelboat designed by Hendrik Bulthuis and known as the BM Sloop, designer of several successful small sailing dinghies and keelboats. Rebuilt by the present owner with all new planking in the bilge, a new section of keelson, new floors and new keel bolts into the iron fin keel. New 2018 sails with a bigger area give her great performance. Enough space for 3 or 4 people in the cockpit but can be sailed by a single person. A smart and attractive yacht in nice condition and ready to sail away complete with a road trailer.
Ian Oughtred Sooty Tern rowing skiff built from an Alec Jordan kit. The Sooty Tern is a slightly stretched version of the Arctic Tern design, a sailing beach boat with a large following. This particular boat was built for rowing and has no rig, the owner lives near the Thames and wanted a light weight but capable rowing skiff, able to carry 3 rowers as well as kit and crew.
Wooden Ships comments on this clinker launch
Built in the 1960's by Stanley Goodwin and Son of Kidderminster, this boat has undergone a comprehensive restoration in the past year and is now ready to go and is looking for a new owner who will enjoy her this summer. She has the benefit of a cuddy to protect from the elements and two full length berths. She is the perfect boat for exploring rivers and lakes.
Professionally built Arctic Tern designed by Ian Oughtred. Planked in Scottish Larch all copper rivet fastened. Fitted with a bermudan sloop rig, all new in 2016, designed by Oughtred specifically for this boat on the request of the owner which makes her easier to handle alone. Good road trailer with new bearings in 2016. Very attractive and eye catching boat in very nice condition.