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Enquire about Laurent Giles Rambler Class

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The Rambler is essentially a larger version of the Wanderer Class and was designed for Humphrey Barton after his trans-Atlantic in Vertue 35. Planked in teak and varnished from new, she has a very large cockpit which is great for sailing with a group. Spacious interior with enormous headroom and 4 good size berths, she feels like a much bigger boat down below. Well cared for and upgraded, she is a solid and very comfortable family cruising boat.

  • Designer: Giles, Laurent
  • Builder: B.P Miles
  • Year: 1963
  • Location: Isle of Wight
  • Length on deck: 33'2''
  • Beam: 9'8''
  • Draft: 5'5''
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Enquire about Buchanan Yeoman MkII

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Buchanan Yeoman MkII built by Priors in 1959. Fully refitted in present ownership in 2011/2012 with a complete new interior, new engine and systems, new rigging and sails plus all necessary structural work. Raced and cruised in the UK and more recently the Mediterranean with some excellent results in classic regattas. Rated for Spanish CIM and IRC classic regattas, 2nd overall in 2018 Mar Menor classic regatta. Fully equipped yacht and ready to go sailing, for sale at a very attractive price as the owner wishes to move on, an opportunity not to be missed.

  • Designer: Buchanan, Alan
  • Builder: Priors of Burnham
  • Year: 1959
  • Location: Spain
  • Length on deck: 35'
  • Beam: 8'9"
  • Draft: 5'9"
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Enquire about Herreshoff 6 Meter

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Designed by Straling Burgess to the 6 Meter rule and built by Herreshoff in 1921. Campaigned in ENgland in 2921 and has remained here ever since. Owned by a professional shipwright since 2011, new gaff sloop rig fitted and raced successfully in classic events. Planked in Honduras mahogany with lead keel and bronze keel bolts. 4 berths below decks with a basic galley. Very eye catching yacht with a well documented history in smart condition.

  • Designer: Burgess, Starling
  • Builder: Herreshoff
  • Year: 1921
  • Location: Kent
  • Length on deck: 27'4"
  • Beam: 7'
  • Draft: 5'6"
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Enquire about Laurent Giles Vertue II

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The Vertue II was the GRP version of the famous Vertue design from Laurent Giles that is world renowned for sea worthiness and capability despite their small size. This is the first example built and displayed at the London Boatshow in 1979. Finished to Lloyds 100A1 classification and fitted out below in solid teak giving her the cozy feel of one of her wooden sisters. Well maintained and equipped for single handed sailing, she has been described as the 'greatest offshore cruiser' and certainly for her size that is not an exaggeration. A very capable, pretty and well built boat in nice condition ready to sail this summer.

  • Designer: Giles, Laurent
  • Year: 1979
  • Location: Sweden
  • Length on deck: 25'8"
  • Beam: 7'10"
  • Draft: 4'5"
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Enquire about McGruer Eight Meter Cruiser Racer

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Cruiser Racer Eight Meter designed and built by McGruers in 1959. Typical 8 meter lines with long elegant overhangs and a subtle sheer. Honduras mahogany hull all bronze screw fastened, lead keel and bronze keel bolts. New Volvo Penta diesel in 2008. 5 berths in a traditional interior of the period. Recent survey has revealed some areas of work required, hence the very attractive price. Full details of the work required available upon request.

  • Designer: McGruer, James
  • Builder: McGruer & Co Ltd
  • Year: 1959
  • Location: Hants
  • Length on deck: 42'
  • Beam: 9'2
  • Draft: 6'2
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Enquire about Kim Holman Sovereign ketch

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A very nice example of the Sovereign ketch which has had a very extensive refit in the last 15 years including new Beta Marine engine and systems, new rig and sails and a new deck. She has only been in the water for 2 months since completion of this work and has only 15 hours on the engine. 4 berths with a good size interior for her length, lots of deck space and a safe cockpit. Pretty, easily managed and capable yacht in very fine condition.

  • Designer: Holman, Kim
  • Builder: Uphams of Brixham
  • Year: 1965
  • Location: Essex
  • Length on deck: 32'
  • Beam: 9'3"
  • Draft: 4'3"
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Enquire about Converted Baltimore Class Lifeboat

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Launched as a Baltimore Class Lifeboat in 1921, she served in Wick and then Amble until 1952 in which time she saved 98 lives. Bought by the present owner in 1965, converted to her present arrangement in a major refit completed in 1970. She has a very large and safe cockpit with a gaff ketch rig, Perkins 100hp diesel giving 10 knots and a comfortable interior with 7 berths including a separate double owners cabin. A very unusual boat and although not fast, she is a very safe, reliable and stable platform with masses of space on deck and down below. Reduced for a quick sale due to health problems.

  • Designer: RNLI
  • Builder: S.E. Saunders
  • Year: 1921
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Length on deck: 45'
  • Beam: 12'6"
  • Draft: 3'6"
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Enquire about Hillyard 12 ton sloop

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12 ton centre cockpit Hillyard built in 1963. Usual Hillyard design with large aft cabin, centre cockpit, large saloon and fore cabin. 6 berths including very large double in the aft cabin. Recent professional refit after a 2018 survey, details of which are available. Now in smart and solid condition ready to launch.

  • Designer: Hillyard, David
  • Builder: Hillyards
  • Year: 1963
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 36'
  • Beam: 9'10"
  • Draft: 4'10"
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Enquire about Yachting World Diamond Class

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The Yachting World Diamond Class was designed by Jack Holt as a competitive one design keel boat. This is the first example built using GRP, a new and exciting material at the time. Total professional rebuild in 2013/2014 where the hull was totally rebuilt, new rig and all new fittings and fixings. She comes with a custom made SBS road trailer and at only 1.5 tons can be towed behind a normal vehicle. Exciting and competitive sailing at a very reasonable cost.

  • Designer: Holt, Jack
  • Builder: Bristol Aircraft Plastics
  • Year: 1960
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 30'2"
  • Beam: 6'11"
  • Draft: 4'4"
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Enquire about McGruer Bermudan Ketch

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Designed and built by McGruers in 1929, originally called Rowan II she was built for a Dr Carlslaw who was well known for his cruising books, 'Leaves from Rowans Log'. An elegant yacht with a large cockpit and nice counter stern, she has been with the present owners since 2017 in which time she has been cruised and lived aboard between Ireland, France and southern England. Planked in Pitch Pine on oak frames with 5 berths and good headroom throughout. A lovely pre-war yacht with good pedigree.

  • Designer: McGruer, Ewing
  • Builder: McGruers of Clynder, Scotland
  • Year: 1929
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 38'
  • Beam: 9'6
  • Draft: 5'8
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Enquire about Buchanan Viking Sloop

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The Viking is a well respected design from Alan Buchanan, ideal for the East coast with her shallower draft but capable of ocean cruising. This boat has had extensive refits in 2011 and again in 2015 when all recommendations from the 2014 survey were carried out. She has good sailing performance combined with a spacious interior for her length. 5 berths. Yanmar 15hp diesel. Good sails and ready for the season.

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

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Vertue No.6 built by Harry Kimber in 1939 to the original design with a low coachroof and lower topsides than the more well known Vertue of later years. Major rebuild in the last year including complete new bottom end and thorough cosmetic refit. Now in very smart and sound condition, an excellent example of the early boats which are incredibly pretty and still have the superb sailing characteristics which Vertues are known for.

  • Designer: Giles, Laurent
  • Builder: Harry Kimber
  • Year: 1939
  • Location: Devon
  • Length on deck: 25'3"
  • Beam: 7'2"
  • Draft: 4'6"
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