Sailing Yachts For Sale

Do you want to realise a long-standing yachting dream or take the family out on the water with style? Whether you’re searching for a small sloop or a large sailing yacht, we can help you find your ideal vessel.

The team at Wooden Ships is very fortunate to have some of the world’s most beautiful sailing yachts for sale. We consider it both a pleasure and a responsibility to guide you in selecting the boat that is your perfect sailing match. Browse our portfolio of some of the most elegant, traditional and classic sailing boats for sale today, or contact us to find out more about the sailing boats and yachts in our books.

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Enquire about 31′ Kim Holman Sloop

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Classic wooden sailing yacht for sale

One off design by Kim Holman, built by Tucker Brown in 1962. Elegant yacht that has had a successful life of cruising and club racing. Being offered for sale at a very low price due to the owners circumstances. Well maintained, kept under a full winter cover. 2019 standing rigging. Super boat in need of an enthusiastic new owner to get her sailing this year.

  • Designer: Kim Holman
  • Builder: Tucker Brown
  • Year: 1962
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Length on deck: 31'
  • Beam: 9'
  • Draft: 5'6"
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Enquire about Buchanan Viking Bermudan Sloop

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Classic wooden sailing yacht for sale

The Viking is a well respected design from Alan Buchanan, a deceptively fast cruising boat with relatively shallow draft. This boat had extensive refits in 2011 and again in 2015 when all recommendations from the 2014 survey were carried out. More recently she has had repairs to the deck with new sections of subdeck. She has good sailing performance combined with a spacious interior for her length. 5 berths. Yanmar 15hp diesel. An attractively priced yacht. Back on the market having been sold very recently, the new owner finding he is not in a position to own and sail a yacht of this size.

  • Designer: Alan Buchanan
  • Builder: William Wyatt Ltd, Mersea, Essex
  • Year: 1964
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 32'
  • Beam: 9'2
  • Draft: 4'9
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Enquire about Kim Holman Stella

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Classic wooden sailing yacht under sail

Kim Holman Stella class built by Tucker Brown in 1971. Thought to be a modified Stella with slightly thicker planking, masthead rig, self draining cockpit and possibly a slightly heavier Ballast keel, all specified by the commissioning owner to make her a more robust cruising boat rather than a boat to race with the fleet. Very well maintained in long previous ownership with an extensive maintenance list over the years. In need of small repairs to the bow after a collision on her mooring.

  • Designer: Kim Holman
  • Builder: Tucker Brown
  • Year: 1971
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 26'
  • Beam: 7'6"
  • Draft: 4'4"
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Enquire about Laurent Giles Columbia Class sloop

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Laurent Giles Columbia Class sloop designed by Laurent Giles as an affordable, capable and easily handled cruising boat. She is a mini blue water cruising yacht and far more capable then her dimensions suggest.

  • Designer: Laurent Giles
  • Year: 1979
  • Location: Falmouth
  • Length on deck: 20'6''
  • Beam: 6'5''
  • Draft: 4'5''
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Yachts for sale

Sailing yachts are one of a kind in regatta capabilities and eco-friendly performance. Nothing quite beats relaxing on your boat with an ice-cold drink and the sound of sails flapping gently overhead. Several advantages come with owning sail boats, including freedom and adaptability to sail wherever and whenever you want and travel the world at your own pace. In addition, one of the many benefits of sailing boats is harnessing the wind’s power.

Many of the classic yachts for sale by Wooden Ships have the timeless elegance and speed of a traditional sailing yacht, whilst others combine this with all the contemporary convenience of a modern yacht, ensuring that every voyage is as pleasant as possible. Whether you want a sailboat to leisurely cruise between some of the world’s most famous and colourful ports in amongst the luxury boats, explore remote spots off the beaten track, or participate in regattas, our sailboats for sale give you the freedom to do it in stylish elegance.

Sailboats for sale UK

Many people think that owning a yacht means buying a perfect, ready-made boat. However, at Wooden Ships classic yacht brokers, we know there is a boat for everyone, and many people find the best sailing boats are to take on an old classic as a project. You can usually purchase used project yachts for a much lower price than a new one. You’ll have the opportunity to put your stamp on them by carrying out any necessary repairs and renovations.

Of course, taking on project boats is not for everyone. It requires time, effort and patience to return an old boat to its former glory. But if you’re up for the challenge, a project boat can be a great way to get a unique classic yacht. We hope that you enjoy our selection of vintage and classic sailing yachts.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about any of the boats featured on our website, or if you want to sell your classic boat. Here’s some information about what to expect when you sell your boat.

 

Wooden Ships classic yachts brokers have an extensive database of sailing boats for sale. With a wide range of classic yachts, motor yachts and small classic boats, Wooden Ships has one of the largest selections of traditional wooden boats and yachts for sale in the UK.