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Enquire about Mayflower 50 Gaff Yawl

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Designed and built by Ashley Butler of Butler & Co. in 2012. A comfortable, practical and capable family cruising yacht, easily handled with her split rig and bronze self tailing winches. All the aesthetics and charm of a traditional yacht but without the potential issues of an older wooden boat, the next owner of this yacht will not be concerned about major refits or maintenance for many years. 7 berths in 3 cabins including double berth in aft cabin. Beta 50hp diesel. Recent 2021 cosmetic overhaul, the yacht is afloat, in commission and ready to sail.

  • Designer: Ashley Butler
  • Builder: Butler & Co.
  • Year: 2012
  • Location: Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 50'10"
  • Beam: 12'2"
  • Draft: 6'3"
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Enquire about Luke Powell Pilot Cutter

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44' Luke Powell gaff cutter built by Working Sail and launched in 2009. Planked in Oak and Larch on oak frames, all bronze screw fastened. Beta 75hp diesel, 10 berths including 2 doubles. All the reassurance of a recent boat with the benefits of one which has been sailed properly. Operating as a successful charter yacht since her launch, the business aspect is available for purchase. Full documentation of her build and working life so far and a current MCA Category 2 coding certificate. She would make a perfect turnkey charter operation for a new owner or be sailed as a private family yacht.

  • Designer: Powell, Luke
  • Builder: Luke Powell
  • Year: 2009
  • Location: Hants
  • Length on deck: 44'
  • Beam: 13'6"
  • Draft: 7'
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Enquire about Luke Powell Gaff Cutter

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The 8th vessel built by Luke Powell, based on the Isles of Scilly Pilot Cutters and launched in 2012. Built for the current owners she has been cruised as a private yacht covering over 25,000Nm, much of it with a husband and wife crew. Planked in larch and oak fastened with bronze screws to sawn oak frames. Gaff cutter rig, Beta 35hp diesel. 5 berths including a double. Maintained to a very high standard and presented in immaculate condition, Freja is a lovely example of Luke Powells cutters, fully equipped and well prepared for new adventures. British flagged vessel, could be delivered to the UK for a new owner which would negate the need for any VAT payment.

  • Designer: Luke Powell
  • Builder: Working Sail Ltd
  • Year: 2012
  • Location: Sweden
  • Length on deck: 42'
  • Beam: 12'2"
  • Draft: 7'
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Enquire about Brixham Trawler Gaff Ketch

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Brixham sailing trawler built in 1892 and worked until the early 1970's until being converted for charter and sail training. Currently coded under MCA Cat 2 for 12 guests plus crew, she is a well known and much loved traditional charter vessel. Totally re-framed and re-fastened in 2001, new deck, deck beams and bulwarks in 2011. Daewoo 160hp diesel. Working sails new in 2017. A very comfortable and well equipped vessel, capable of going to work next season. She was ashore in May 2021 and had a structural hull survey carried out.  The result of this survey was that 9 planks were replaced along with some repairs around the stern and new caulking where necessary.  This work has been well documented and stands Leader in good stead for the coming years.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Year: 1892
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 80'
  • Beam: 19'
  • Draft: 10'6"
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Enquire about Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter Breeze

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Built by Coopers of Pill in 1887, she is the only remaining Pilot Cutter from this yard. Totally rebuilt by RB Boatbuilding of Bristol, launched in 2016. The rebuild was very thorough with only a few small parts of the original boat left, the work has been done to a very high standard and the boat is in excellent condition. She is smaller than most pilot cutters making her much easier to handle so she can be sailed with only 2 people. 7 berths including a double in the saloon. Twin electric motors with an 11kva generator. A very smart traditional yacht in as new condition but with all the history and pedigree that comes with a working boat of this age. 2017 survey available.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Coopers of Pill
  • Year: 1887
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 39'6"
  • Beam: 12'6"
  • Draft: 6'6"
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Enquire about Pilot Cutter Replica Yacht

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Inspired by the lines of a Bristol Channel Pilot Cutter and built by the owner, a professional shipwright, over a number of years and launched in 2014. Built from choice materials with all copper and bronze fastenings, her build quality is exceptionally good. She has undergone several seasons of trials and voyages including a round Britain expedition proving herself to be a very manageable and sea kindly yacht. Cleverly designed dog house gives shelter on deck and a safe entrance to below decks. Large comfortable interior with 10 berths total. A fantastic yacht in a traditional vein with modifications to suit the modern sailor. VAT PAID. Updated Photos June 2021.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Year: 2012
  • Location: Sussex
  • Length on deck: 45'7"
  • Beam: 13'2"
  • Draft: 7'8"
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Enquire about Inchcape 45 Motor Sailer

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Inchcape 45 motor sailer, the very last example built, launched in 1989. Subjected to an intensive refit in present ownership since 2016 with improvements and upgrades to all areas of the vessel. Currently completed to the standards required for MCA Code of Practice Cat 1. Ford Mermaid 135hp diesel in excellent condition. 6 berths in two separate sleeping cabins plus 2 heads with showers. Hugely spacious interior for comfortable long term living. Easily handled rig with all new sails and rigging. A very tough yacht capable of going anywhere in the world, fully equipped and absolutely ready to go.

  • Designer: James Evans
  • Builder: Eyemouth Boat Building Co.
  • Year: 1989
  • Location: Wales
  • Length on deck: 45'
  • Beam: 15'9"
  • Draft: 5'9"
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Enquire about Sparkman & Stephens Sloop

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Designed by K. Aage Nielsen of the S&S office, built in Cuba for a wealthy yard owner in 1942. The owner had big aspirations for his yacht racing career and had a number of successes including beating 'Stormy Weather' in the 1948 Miami Nassau race. Honduras mahogany hull all bronze fastened. 7 berths with much original paneled joinery. A superb elegant yacht with a well documented history, perhaps capable of taking on the big boys in the classic yacht regattas but equally at home cruising with the family. Inspected, photographed and videoed by Wooden Ships in November 2016

  • Designer: K. Aage Nielsen
  • Builder: Remigio Hernandorena, Havana, Cuba
  • Year: 1942
  • Location: Cyprus
  • Length on deck: 51'8"
  • Beam: 11'6"
  • Draft: 7'
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Enquire about Brixham Sailing Trawler

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Brixham sailing trawler launched in 1924, fished for 6 years before being converted to a yacht by Morgan Giles in 1930. She has worked as a charter vessel under UK flag for many years and is currently coded to Cat 2 for 15 persons. New deck and well maintained rig. New Perkins 215hp diesel in 2016. Crew cabin aft with 4 separate guest cabins outside of the saloon and large commercial galley. A very well known historic vessel with current MCA certification that is ready to work next season.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Sanders and Co
  • Year: 1924
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 70'
  • Beam: 18'
  • Draft: 9'3"
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Enquire about McGruer 8m Cruiser Racer

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Designed and built by McGruer and Co. Ltd in 1965 to Lloyds 100A1 standard. Designed to the International 8 meter Cruiser Racer rule, a blend of classic 8 meter racing and comfortable cruising boat. Major professional refit between 2015 and 2018, major hull repairs, new deck, complete new rig and all new systems. Presented in beautiful condition and ready for classic racing or family cruising, she is a fast and easily handled boat that will be competitive on the classic circuit. 5 berths with good headroom, separate heads and galley. A beautiful looking yacht with an extensive recent refit history.

  • Designer: James McGruer
  • Builder: McGruer and Co. Ltd
  • Year: 1965
  • Location: Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 41'9"
  • Beam: 9'9"
  • Draft: 6'3"
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Enquire about Laurent Giles Dorus Mhor Ketch

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The last of the 6 wooden Dorus Mhor yachts built, launched in 1970, built to Lloyds 100A1 and winner of Lloyds Trophy Yacht of the Year in 1970. Iroko on oak hull, Cascover sheathed underwater from new. All varnished teak superstructure. 7 berths with 2 separate sleeping cabins and 3 double berths. 2 heads with shower. New rigging in 2016, new sails in 2019. Long list of gear and equipment for cruising. Superb condition throughout, ready to go voyaging in comfort and style.

  • Designer: Giles, Laurent
  • Year: 1970
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Length on deck: 49'2"
  • Beam: 12'
  • Draft: 6'5"
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Enquire about 49′ Danish Gaff Ketch

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Danish gaff ketch

Built in 1918 as a Baltic Sea fishing vessel, the boat was bought by the present owners and professionally converted to yacht in 1995. They gave her a graceful gaff ketch rig with a healthy 120sqm of sail which pushes her along well. 9 berths in a separate aft cabin, saloon and forward cabin with full headroom throughout. 155hp Volvo Penta diesel. At 49' she is a manageable yacht, easily sailed by two people. A very stable and safe ship at sea even in very rough weather, she is a beautiful example of the elegant Danish fishing boats.

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Boerresen in Vejle, Denmark
  • Year: 1918
  • Location: Germany
  • Length on deck: 49'
  • Beam: 14'6
  • Draft: 7'3
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