Sailing yachts

Gaff Sloop Dayboat

(REF: 18481)


  • Designer: Burke, J
  • Builder: Burke, J
  • Year: 2016
  • Location: Perthshire, Scotland
  • Length on deck: 16'3"
  • Beam: 6'3"
  • Draft: 3'

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Wooden Ships Comments on this Gaff Sloop Dayboat


Designed and built in Govan on the Clyde by Jonny Burke in 2016. Jonny has a background in racing and so good sailing performance is central in his designs. This boat has quite a wide beam and pretty lines so that alongside sailing capability you will find space for all the family in boat that catches the eye.

This boat comes with North Sea sails, fitted buoyancy bags and a SBS bunked trailer, all new in 2016.


Length Overall                   16’9”

Beam                                    6’3”



Clinker planked in 3/8” thick quarter sawn Douglas Fir on steamed oak timbers, all copper rivet fastened. Iroko stem and transom.

Varnished inside and out from new.  Light blue anti-foul below the water line.

Elm thwarts, bow and sternsheets with Ekki flooring.

Aerofoil centreboard constructed of a 5/16” steel plate encased in fibreglass.  Transom hung rudder.



Gaff sloop rig with varnished solid Sitka mast and boom.  Stainless steel standing rigging and bronze chainplates. The boat was rigged at first launch and all of the rigging was all new in 2016 and so is in excellent condition. Un-battened mainsail and jib both in excellent condition, sail area of 133ft2.

All running rigging in top condition.



Rudder and tiller


Buoyancy bags

Danforth anchor, chain and warp

Mainsail and jib

Standing and running rigging

SBS road trailer




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.