Sailing yachts

Laurent Giles Vertue

(REF: 17977)


  • Designer: Giles, Laurent
  • Builder: IBTC, Lowestoft
  • Year: 1993
  • Location: Scotland
  • Length on deck: 25'3"
  • Beam: 7'2"
  • Draft: 4'6"

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Laurent Giles


IBTC, Lowestoft



Laurent Giles Vertue


Conventional plank on frame build with Iroko planking copper fastened to oak frames.  Bronze strap floors.  Solid yacht laid teak deck, caulked and payed.  Mahogany coamings with sheathed plywood coachroof deck.


Typical Vertue bermudan ‘slutter’ rig on Kemp alloy deck stepped mast.  Stainless steel standing rigging.  Mainsail, genoa and storm jib by Sanders Sails.


Single cylinder 9hp Volvo Penta diesel with stanless shaft to 3 blade bronze propeller.  15l stainless steel fuel tank


Solid mahogany interior joinery.  3 berths with the two saloon berths and a starboard side quarter berth.  Galley to port with Plastimo 2 burner gas stove and grill.  Hand pumped fresh water from 2 15l stainless steel tanks.  Forepeak with centreline heads and ample storage.


Depthsounder – Stowe
Log-speedometer – Raymarine ST60 Tri-data system
Wind speed and direction – Windvane mounted at mast head. Handheld Anemometer
Plotter – Yeoman plotter
Autopilot – Raymarine AH800
Compass – Plastimo Contest 130
GPS – Garmin 152
VHF – Nasa DSC VHF (2004)


Electric windlass

Mainsail cover
Spray hood – Owen Sails, 2008

Tender – Avon Redcrest
Electric Navigation lighting all round

NASA ProPlus Navtex receiver.

Bosuns Chair.

Full canvas winter cover, can be fitted and used with rig up or down.

Wooden whisker pole

Selection of engine and bosun’s spares

CQR 25lbs main anchor on 55m 3/8″ chain rode.

Fortress Kedge anchor on 45m chain/rope rode.



Safety Equipment

Liferaft – XM Offshore 4 person. Last serviced 2011.
1x Lifebuoy


3x Lifejacket

3x Harness.


MOB Recovery Sling

Offshore Flare Pack (2011)

3x Fire Extinguisher


Gas Detector/Alarm

Emergancy VHF Antenna

Radar reflector


A very nice example of the Vertue, built comparatively recently so with none of the problems that can be found in older boats. Now smart and clean and ready to launch after fresh paint and varnish. This is very good value for a Vertue.


These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.