This Vertue classic wooden yacht was designed by Jack Laurent Giles and is number 45 in her class. Icebird was built in 1952 in the UK by Aeromarine and is a long keel heavy displacement cutter rigged Bermudan sloop.
Vertues are renowned as tough seaworthy little ships capable of long ocean passages. Icebird has cruised to the West Indies, Newfoundland and the North coast of Iceland. Once described as "the most perfect small ocean going yacht that has ever been built" by Humphrey Burton in his book "Vertue XXXV" following his celebrated Atlantic crossing in 1950.
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|Location:||Kirkcudbright Dumfries and Galloway UK|
|Price:|| £12,950 Tax Exempt|
Souveraine is a classic 40 ft blue water yacht designed by Rob Humphreys.
This is a truly classic yacht offering strength and elegance. She is not a production line yacht but was built by Port Falmouth Boat Yard to a Rob Humphreys design, one of only seven produced. She is GRP with Kevlar reinforcement.
Souveraine sails well, easily averaging 6 to 7 knots and her hull shape and elliptical lead fin keel makes her a safe and comfortable boat even in rough seas. The cockpit is deep offering protection and comfort for crew. She has a fully battened main with stack pack and lazy jacks and a... read more
|Location:||Port Dinorwic Marina Gwynedd UK|
|Price:|| £44,950 Tax Paid|
For those seeking a yacht that can undertake long voyages safely and offer good accommodation, this South African build yacht is ideal. With ample headroom of 2m, she has a spacious feel.
Her present owners have cruised her widely, and spent five years on a North Atlantic circuit including stops at Madeira, the Windward Islands, and the Azores. They found she coped well with even the most intense of weather fronts.
She was designed by E S Barens and built in Durban by Desmo Engineering, completed in 1988. Originally junk rig, she was then sailed to the UK. Documentary proof of VAT pa... read more
|Location:||Maryport Marina Cumbria UK|
|Price:|| £49,500 Tax Paid|
OWNER OPEN TO OFFERS This classic boat in Burmese teak is a Yachting World 5 Tonner. In 1945, Yachting World magazine commissioned Mr Robert Clarke to design a small auxiliary cruiser to be known as The Yachting world 5 tonner. This beautiful example, Janina, is Bermudan Sloop rigged with tan sails and a genuine period classic look.
She was built in Bombay in 1946 by the Ammedi ship yard, to Robert Clarke's design, using double diagonal Burmese Teak planking on teak frames. The result is a vessel with immense strength and durability on a long keel hull. In a 2005 survey the su... read more
|Location:||Maryport Marina Cumbria UK|
|Price:|| £6,500 Tax Exempt|
Designed by Van de Stadt, this version of the Legend was built in 1969 by Tyler Boats at Tonbridge in 1969.
The original engine was replaced with a Perkins 18hp 3 cylinder engine in 2002. The hull has been copper coated.
This is a well presented yacht, well priced and ready to go. The owners have bought a larger vessel hence the reason for the sale.... read more
|Price:|| £8,500 Tax Exempt|
2019 SURVEY AVAILABLE This Moody 35 was built in 1994 by Marine projects in Plymouth and designed by Bill Dixon. She has been well maintained in her present ownership and had a survey in May 2019 which is available. She is currently on her mooring in the Menai Strait.
The vessel is extremely well equipped for long distance cruising, with comfortable accommodation and state of the art electronics.
In her present ownership she has been cruised to the North of Scotland all around Ireland.
A fully collapsible storage cradle is available by separate negotiation.
Recent additions in... read more
|Location:||Y Felinheli Gwynedd UK|
|Price:|| £49,995 Tax Paid|
Up to about 60 years ago on the island of Shetland a boat was the family car of its day. This delightful double ended boat is inspired by those craft.
She is clinker built and has part decking. With a lifting centreboard she can navigate shallow waters or be brought up onto the beach. As would have been traditional, she can be rowed or sailed. New sails are provided, together with a new all over winter cover.
Her trailer means she can easily be stored and transported.
This is a boat that will have been built from plans. We have not been able to identify the source of the plans, nor... read more
|Price:|| £2,950 Tax Paid|
Built by Bill Bailliff at his yard in Overton, Lancashire, circa 1996, this traditional style craft is derived from the original Loch Broom Post Boats, which were used for the delivery of mail to the remote communities on Loch Broom, Wester Ross. They could be rowed, sailed or motored.
The last surviving original example of this type has been on loan to The Scottish maritime Museum since 1987.
This modern version comes complete with a road trailer,traditional tan sails and 2hp Honda outboard engine.The out board engine sits in an outboard well when in use.
She has a classic simulated... read more
|Location:||Southport Sailing Club Merseyside UK|
|Price:|| £3,500 Tax Paid|
This is a well presented version of the popular Westerly Centaur which has been well maintained by her present owners.
Promises is a bilge keel Centaur cruised regularly in Irish sea waters and is ready to go. She is well priced and is a must see if you are searching for a tidy bilge keel cruiser.
The original engine has been replaced with a 24 hp Bukh with only 1400 hrs use.... read more
|Location:||Conwy Harbour Conwy UK|
|Price:|| £5,995 Tax Exempt|
This fine example of the highly regarded fin keel Trapper 501 was built by Trapper yachts at Burseldon in 1988 . She was the last of the class to be built hence the name "Finale". She has been with the present owner since 1993.
Yachting Monthly described the Trapper 501 as " A popular all rounder, well balanced, and easy to handle , ideal for family use but capable of offshore cruising or racing."
Finale benefits from a new Yanmar engine, installed 2007 with only 35hrs use.
A storage cradle is included in the sale. Some interior woodwork requires sanding and... read more
|Location:||Holyhead Anglesey UK|
|Price:|| £8,995 Tax Paid|