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For SALE : New EOG Burgees

New burgees now available, see Burgee page for details.


For Sale: Lone Gull I 'Beachcomber'

As she was a year back

cockpit before restoration...

And how she looked a few years before that...

A 28ft MG Classic! Anyone interested in taking her on? Needs a little work.

28ft on deck, 25ft on the waterline, 10ft beam and 3ft draft. This one has no plate.

Mahogany on elm with oak transom. Johnson Jago built her- started in 1939 but not launched till 1945. She has no centre board, big bit of iron on the bottom with pig iron in bilge, all nicely primed and stowed. The saloon was recently stripped to wood and primed and painted nicely, although I threw out all the cushions!

She is ashore at Odessa yard in Newport on the Isle of Wight and has been so for over a year.

I have done a lot of work on her over years, a new main bulkhead was put in whilst the cockpit was being replaced, ribs have been sistered, bulwarks scarfed and timber heads repaired, I had asked for a new transom whilst I was away working (I am a commercial skipper- or was I should say) but only 3/4 of it was replaced so needless to say, the other 1/4 now needs doing.

Other works required include hatches- all need attention, galley needs rebuilding- blank canvas at present, there's no electrical system or instrument, mast is good but standing rigging was stolen at the yard she was at before Odessa, so let's say she is a project! The hull is solid though and she exudes character and coziness nonetheless.

She has 2 suits of sails, one a bit shabby and one virtually new, all spars and running rigging, bow sprit may need some attention but I refurbished the mast a few summers ago and as we were going to put it back up in the air discovered the standing rigging had "gone missing". I have a note of lengths and diagrams of how to.

She has original compass, navigation lights, oil lamps, Bukh 20hp inboard, engine spars inc internal anode, new pipe work around engine and tanks, a great windless (can't remember the make) pansy charcoal stove, there's lots of paperwork and history with magazine articles etc. um what else can I write? She's a lovely little yacht!

Offers around £3,000 ono

Contact Samantha

e-mail- sam_fulleruk at

Tele:-07970 251235


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For Sale: Eventide 26. 'April May'



Grey cabintop and decks repainted cream.


Eventide 27,  slightly stretched E 26!!

For sale, an Eventide 27 presently berthed  afloat at Cardiff Bay Yacht Club.

The boat was built around 1960. It has a teak keelson and teak interior diagonal planks and flooring. The hull is ply over frames.

It has an Arona diesel engine fitted. The engine is in running order.

She carries a set of sails of good condition.

There is a GPS plotter fitted.

I repainted the hull with primer and antifoul in October last year and the boat is now back in the water. There are four berths and fittings for a head.

There is a galley space with a sink and a place for a twin gas burner. The wiring for the boat is not fully completed but the fuse box is ready to be wired into and some cables run out to running lights.

Price £3000 o.n.o.

Contact Tel No:- 07976040047

Email:- michaelmmorgan at




For Sale:   THAMES BAWLEY CLASS 'Kittiwake'







LOA 26' LWL23' BEAM 8'DRAFT 3.5'




CONSTRUCTION, Carvel mahogany planking on iroko centreline structure & rock elm steamed frames.
Topside coamings mahogany, Deck is t&g Trackmark covering (new).

Spars, NEW unused built 2012 Oregon Pine mast, costing £3000, Spruce boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging, NEW guard railing.

Sails, Tan main and working foresail. Other sails White cotton genoa. tan cotton tri-sail & small jib.

ENGINE LEYLAND BMC 1500cc 30 HP 4 cylinder diesel, new in 1980 and little work since, recently removed, serviced and re-fitted.

Twin bilge pumps, CQR Anchor & 19 fathoms chain, s/steel pulpit, galvanised sternrail, cockpit cover, fenders, nav lights, etc

Just needs antifouling before launch!

A substantial east coast cruising yacht, this MAURICE GRIFFITHS yacht employs a full width coachroof making a stronger design and maximising internal accommodation, 'Kittiwakes' saloon in vast, comparable to a 35 footer.

This yacht has been dry stored under cover for the last 12 years, hence her superb condition.
She has recently been repainted/varnished inside and out, NEW KEEL BOLTS fitted during the restoration.
All work has been professionally carried out to the highest degree, she is now ready to be launched.

PRICE, £7,500
TEL,01728831053, SUFFOLK


For SALE:  Roach Class 'Saiorse'.

Roach class cutter , she looks like a Thames Bawley 26 but is longer!

Nice little Maurice Griffiths with bowsprit and bumpkin, with a wood burner and a big V cabin in front. Lots of space for this LOA. Had a major refit (2003) and a owner who kept her in good shape. Pleasant under sail.
Engine recently serviced.
Good electronics (GPS and AIS) useful to cross the Channel.
Inventory available upon request (including life raft 2012 for 6).

2011 survey available upon request

  • Length on deck: 27'7"
  • Beam: 8'8"
  • Draft: 3'9"
  • Tonnage (TM): 6.7

(built by J W Shuttlewood & Sons, Paglesham 1965)


Asking price  £12,500  negotiable with or without life raft and oil lamps with heat shields

Lying in France.

contact details, e mail and phone numbers.
cristobald00 at (preferably)
UK mobile +44 7757 430 434


For Sale: 'Jorrocks II'






Jorrocks II is sadly for sale for family reasons. I have owned her for 20 years and during that time she has undergone an extensive refit, while retaining her original layout. She is one of only two yachts built to this atypical Maurice Griffiths design; the first one was his own (Wild Lone II, now Wild Goose, launched in 1935) who was so admired by a former High Sheriff of Essex that he bought a set of her plans and commissioned the Leslie Harris yard at Burnham to build him a similar yacht. That yacht was Jorrocks II; she was completed in 1936 and was the last to be built at the Harris yard. She is truly a classic.

Jorrocks’ overall length is 35’7", beam 9’3" and draft 4’7". She is a Bermudan cutter, her hull planked in pitch pine below the waterline and mainly mahogany above. The mast is spruce (stripped back, refinished and currently in storage, as she is laid up unrigged in a mud berth on Faversham Creek) and is keel stepped. Her boom is also spruce, the spinnaker pole is Douglas fir and the bowsprit is pine. Internally, she has teak joinery and oak beams. The tiller is of varnished teak as is the cockpit (stripped and re-varnished this summer). There are 2 anchors; a main 35lb CQR and a 15lb CQR. She comes with a wooden dinghy that stows on the coach roof between the doghouse and the mast.

The accommodation from aft consists of a lazarette accessed via a hatch in the deck which contains a fuel tank to starboard. The cockpit has seats port and starboard, with a hand bilge pump situated under the port seat. The companionway is amidships with the engine below it. There is a quarter berth to starboard and storage to port.

The saloon contains a settee berth each side with fresh water tanks below, and storage behind and forward. There is an enamelled Faversham solid fuel stove, a teak table, and the sole throughout is of polished teak planking. A door leads through to the central galley which has a sink and a gimballed paraffin Taylor stove with two burners, grill and oven to starboard. To port there’s a door into the heads with a large basin and loo (mostly Baby Blake, but with a modern Armitage Shanks pan because the original one cracked when a bowl full of crockery fell in it!) There are doors to the fo’c’sle which contains two more berths plus an infill so that a large double berth can be created. There is stowage below the berths, and forward of the berth there is storage and chain stowage.

Ten bronze ports are fitted in the teak coamings, and prismatic deck lights in the deck and cabin top. The deck itself is of thick tongue and groove pine, covered with marine plywood, sheathed with woven rovings and epoxy resin, and painted cream. The engine is a three cylinder Volvo Penta 28hp which has been maintained and regularly started and run.

Jorrocks has various sails of various ages, none very modern, including the mainsail, working and storm jibs, and staysail; she still has her original Egyptian cotton spinnaker which is very effective in light airs. As far as her sailing performance is concerned, she is very well balanced, not at all tender, and speaking as a small person of no great weight I can only say that I’ve never found helming her difficult in any weather. I have sailed her up the East Coast, down to Southampton and most frequently across the Channel to France, Belgium and Holland.

The close-up photographs of Jorrocks’ interior and of the cockpit etc are contemporary (mid-September 2014) and the rest were taken a few years ago (the black and white one was taken during the Swale Match). There are more photos that illustrate an article I wrote about her that was published in Classic Boat magazine, should anyone have access to the June 1997 edition.

I have all the invoices and records of the work carried out during my ownership.

Her asking price is £35,000.

I can be contacted on 07906 848479 (mobile), or 01795 531762 (landline) or email via mefojorrocks at (the mobile number is the only one that’s consistently reliable because I spend time in rural France where I have no internet access). Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to know more.





FOR SALE: ‘La Simpatia’ 1962 East Anglian MK1.

Designed by Alan Buchannan

Built by Dixon Curley

L.O.A: 27’9”, Beam: 8’, Draft:4’6”

Cast Iron, Long Keel. Laid decks with West resin, woven roving cloth.

Aluminium Mast, Roller furling Genoa,

Vetus 3 cylinder diesel engine with electric start

White Hull, Cream Decks and Blue Cabin

5 Berth


Sheet winches, halyard winches, Spinnaker, Cruising chute, Mainsail Cover, Navico  TP300CX Autopilot, Dinghy,

4x Lifejackets, 2x harnesses, yard trailer, Sestrel 10 Compass, Target echo sounder, toilet, Icom VHF & aerial,

Nav lights, MH lights, Steaming lights, Anchor lights.

The boat lies at the Royal Northumberland Yacht Club in Blyth on the North East Coast, She is currently ashore and having new keel bolts fitted, when launched she is ready to sail away.

Asking £5000 for her.

Contact Terry Taylor on 07970512844  or Andy Taylor  on 07866416266


For Sale: GH 31 'Keppel'



Launched 2000

After a 15 year happy association I’m thinking the unthinkable and floating Keppel on the market. She is believed to be the last built, but two. Home completed, the main core of the boat was constructed by Golden Hind Marine. She was the first of the last three to have the GRP aft section and cockpit as well as a GRP heads/shower and she was first to have the new balanced rudder. This makes her very manoeuvrable in close quarters.

Keppel has featured regularly in PBO and, to a lesser extent, Classic Boat.

Fitted out with an extensive inventory for liva-board cruising in hot climates particularly, she makes a cool; and comfortable home which she combines with good sea-keeping qualities. She has a sprightlier than normal performance courtesy of her larger than normal sail plan and aqua-dynamic foiled bilge plates. These plates have double the normal footprint width that, consequently, resist cheese-wiring into soft mud. Importantly, they are free of vibration at all speeds.

She is also fitted out for inland waterway cruising.

There is a very comprehensive spec’ which can be emailed on request. Included is a Nanni 29 engine (2000 but removed from boat and totally overhauled in 2013), a colorifier and shower, opening Vetus windows throughout. She has a 2-way opening forehatch, two bow anchor systems, independent of each of, for security and a kedge for Med mooring bows-to. She carries a large tan genoa headsail but a demountable inner fore-stay is available for the snug heavy weather rig. To keep her in ‘60’s genre she has gold anodised spars.

Recent major overhauls:

  • Engine removed and totally overhauled by Peter Norris in his workshop in 2013.
  • Mast fixed rigging renewed and much of the running renewed by Larkmans in 2013.
  • Treadmaster renewed buy Robertsons boatyard in late 2012.

Electronic equipment ethic has been ‘simplicity’:

  • Nasa Sting Ray echo sounder (2000), but a new one can be suppled for when it croaks
  • Nasa AIS transponder (2010)
  • Standard Horizon DSC VHF (2010)
  • Garmin 152 GPS (2010)
  • Nasa AIS Radar (2010
  • Voltwatch volt monitor (2000)
  • Navico 300 tiller pilot (2000)
  • Plastimo illuminated bulkhead compass (2000)
  • Two 110amp/hr batteries, switched (2013)
  • Navtex Target Std weather information (2000, but a new one can be supplied)
  • Shore power (10amp battery charger), three AC power sockets, HW immersion. (2000)
  • Demountable 30W solar panel (for rigging above bimini for max exposure - 2005)
  • Stirling alternator regulator to increase battery capacity and charge rates (2007)
  • LED lights

Her light and airy interior is fitted out using teak and iroko.

She is currently based in Woodbridge, Suffolk. A comprehensive press cutting book containing over 150 full length features may be included.

Price: £65,000

Contact: For a comprehensive inventory, or just a chat, please contact Richard Hare,

 richard.hare at Tel 01394 382270.


For Sale: Golden Hind 26, 'Kinvara'



Her hull and superstructure were supplied by Mark Urry of Golden Hind Marine in October 1999 for home completion. This was done by my husband to a very high standard with quality fittings throughout. She was first launched in May 2004.

She has a GRP hull, epoxied before launch (since copper coated) and GRP cockpit, an encapsulated lead long keel and steel bilge plates. The decks are epoxy-sheathed ply with a timber coachroof

LOA 26' plus bowsprit (LWL22'7")

Beam 8'2"

Draft 3'3"

Displacement 8340lbs

Ballast 3508lbs

4 berths (2 forward with optional infill and 2 saloon)

Max headroom 5'9""

Cutter rig with boomed staysail.

Sailspar alloy spars, furling gear and SS standing rigging 

Jeckells Sails

Beta Marine BD722 20 bhp diesel engine, freshwater cooled

2 x 6v 220 AH deep cycle batteries plus 85 AH engine starting battery

70 amp engine alternator with Adverc battery management system,

Victron Phoenix 12/50 shorepower charger

36 watt Sunware solar panel

Winches: 2 x Lewmar 30 self-tailing, Lewmar 7 on mast, Lewmar 7 and 16 on coachroof

27lb plough anchor with 50m 5/16" chain

Simrad TP 20 tiller pilot

Silva 102 bulkhead compass

Garmin 550 chart plotter with GPS (new 2009)

Silva S15 DSC radio

Icom MXA 5000 AIS (new 2009)

Nasa Clipper Navtex (new 2012)

Navman Multi Log/speed/depth instrument

Northstar wind speed/direction instrument

Wallas Safeflame 95D 2 burner ceramic hob with warm air blower lid heater (NB there is no gas on this boat)

Refrigerator (top loading)

Lavac Popular heads with 33ltr black water tank

She is moored at Marchwood Yacht Club, Southampton and has been extensively cruised from the Netherlands to the Isles of Scilly.


Contacts: Terri Cox:-  terri_portacre at

                  Ray Cox   07734423196


For Sale:  KYLIX 27,   ‘SWATCHWAY’




Built by Bure Marine, Great Yarmouth 1978, launched 1979

Beautiful example of this Maurice Griffiths classic design in superb condition. 2 careful owners.

Iroko on oak, Bermudan cutter rig, Beta 20HP diesel engine fitted in 2003 (429 hrs), Taylor Paraffin Cooker, Blakes toilet,  Faversham  solid fuel stove. Centreplate.

4 berths – fore cabin converts to a double.

4 tan sails; main (slab reefing), staysail (self-tacking ) , jib & genoa (roller-reefing). Lazy jacks.

3 anchors; CQR with 15 fathoms of chain, Fortress Kedge anchor, Fisherman’s anchor as a spare.

Raymarine ST2000 autopilot, Tacktick instruments ( speed, depth, wind speed ).

2 VHF radios – Navicom ( with in-built AIS ) & Standard Horizon hand-held . Garmin hand-held chart-plotter 76CSx, Garmin personal navigator GPS72

Wooden davits. 2 tenders; Clovelly pram dinghy & Avon Redstart, 2.5 HP Seagull outboard.

2 batteries. Sterling charger, Forgen wind generator,

Sestrel Moore compass. Spare tiller, Davies windlass.

‘Granny bars’ , extra handholds on cabin top – a very safe boat. Fire-extinguishers – serviced 2015. Cockpit table. Teak decks. ‘Loco-cab’ cockpit.

Full, fitted, canvas winter-cover.

Lying Grimsby Meridian Quay marina.

Price reduction!!!

Offers around £22,000

For further details please contact Bob Barton 07851026217 or 01472825034

e-mail;     robertob at


FOR SALE: 16ft GRP Sail cruiser 'Starship' class.



Yes, she is called 'Enterprise'!!!

This GRP boat is a 1970's designed twin keel, 2 berth mini sail cruiser.  She has decent  Ratsey and Lapthorn white terylene sails in store and red covered interior cushions and a small 2 burner gas cooker. Wide sliding hatch. Self draining cockpit. Opening fore hatch and cabin ventilator. Pair of emergency wooden paddles! Washboards renewed. Holt Allen rudder and tiller, Main marine mainsheet blocks. Deck scrubber, boat hook and deck mop! Mooring warps.

16ft long, 6ft beam and draft just over a foot! Designed as a small day boat trailer sailer,  with the ability to overnight occasionally.  Light enough to tow to the water behind a small car, so no mooring needed.

All wire rigging. Boom.  Two part mast.

Needs an outboard, approx 4hp to power it. 

Sat on a  road trailer, ashore, unused for many, many years.  The trailer is on decent, just fitted,  mini tyres with new bearings.  Set of mudguards (and trailer board) needed.  Cut down washing up bowl would do for mudguards..   Suspension is by 'Indespension'.  A very basic boat that will get you afloat with very little work.

Anchor and warp, switch panel and fuses. Comes with an assortment of Aqua signal navigation lights to fit.

Boat in store in owners garden in Southend area.

Asking £875 ovno.

or John on 01621 778859 or


For Sale:  'Maplin Maid' Maurice Griffiths Bawley.


As she is now, awaiting TLC.

And how she looked a few years back!

Details of Maplin Maid

26ft. Thames Bawley designed by Maurice Griffiths.

Built by Johnson, Jago & Sons, Leigh on Sea. 1965

 6.5 tons. Cutter rigged, with small bow sprit. Sails are white. Variety going back 8 years or so. Slab reefing. Aluminium mast and boom.  Galvanised rigging.

Powered by a replacement 10h.p. Saab Diesel Engine.  Motor 1967, running well - she never misses a beat.

Fully equipped. VHF Radio, echo sounder, navigation lights, electric winch.

Anchor, ropes, fenders, davits.

2 gas rings and grill.

She needs a considerable amount of work to restore her to her former glory as she needs some planking repaired.

I have had her for 26 years and she has been a comfortable, sea kindly sailing boat.

Sadly over the last 4 years, due to my own health problems, she has needed attention that I have been unable to give and this is not going to change.

I really would love her to go to a good home where I know she will continue to give pleasure and be cared for.  I know she would be a really worthwhile project in the right hands.

She is ashore at Tollesbury.

I would like some monetary return for her, but willing to consider any offers. I would be delighted to get £4,000. this is negotiable .

Scott Sanderson: 07889 869557


FOR SALE: Eventide 26, 'Polly Peacham'


As she was 2 years back.....

As she is now...

'Polly Peacham' is being sold on behalf of the late owners wife, by Keith's brother in law. Gordon.  sadly she is not in the best of condition and should be regarded as a project boat, but eminently salvageable.

Boat is marine ply, hull seems sound but dirty. 4 berth, galley, inboard engine.
Cabin roof is sound fibreglass.
Pulpit, guard rails and decks all sound
Mast is alloy and seemed perfect,  Cutter rig.  Stays are aged, may need careful checking before sailing.

Sails have been stored under a canvas cover for last 5 years, and probably weak. Foresails stored in boat cabin.    Main has been out on boom for a few years under cover, will need washing at least.

Anchor, 2 burner gas stove, gas bottle, oars, paddles, buoyancy aids etc. present
VHF radio and aerial working
Depth sounder believed working
Single cylinder Volvo Penta diesel engine fitted, was working until 2 years ago, but I could not hand turn it with starting handle 2 days ago, presumably stiff from lack of use. It has electric start and alternator, plus Penta control panel. I did not have a key hence hand cranking was attempted.
Electric bilge pump and battery present, working and used regularly.
Solar battery charger present but seemed to have allowed water ingress to solar panel.
Rot to decorative cabin sides, believed non structural
Rot to floor and seats at stern, will need replacement.
(Attractive clock and barometer are not included in sale of boat, unless added at extra price.)
Keels and rudder NOT examined.
Flue for solid fuel heater, heater removed.
heads type and condition awaits.


 Believed to be built  about 1964 by a boatyard in Ipswich.


Moored Near Clacton.

Asking £650 ono.

contact Gordon Cooper

mail:-  coopergordon at

phone Home 01992 462762

phone work 01394 284307

mobile  number till Jan 2016. 07469 590490


For Sale: 30ft Waterwitch 'Jenny B'



The boat is a "Waterwitch" 30 foot, iroko on oak built by Dempster Smith in 1978; I bought her about 5 years ago from him. In my experience engineers always over engineer their own projects and she is no exception.

She is moored in Lossiemouth Marina and sails Spey Bay and the Moray Firth.

Four berth, 25hp Kubuto engine and dog house for weather.

Changing circumstances means that, unfortunately, she is for sale,

Dempster, the builder, was an engineer and like most engineers when working on their own projects totally over-engineer the product; three pieces of timber when one would do; two radios, two auto-pilots,  brand new spare propeller as well as a complete tool kit etc. anti- fouled, anode, new prop., new batteries and some lines.
The belt and braces builder also believed in spares; complete set,   new spare alternator, two auto pilots, spare sails, etc. She has a full inventory.

She is due out shortly for a version of 'Coppercoat' (10 year anti-foul) which Lossiemouth marina is sponsoring.

Can be seen Lossiemouth Scotland.

She is listed on boatshed,

Offers near £15.000

Contact  Andrew Mason

mail: sermur2002 at

phone : 07512530597


For Sale: Golden Hind 31  'Serenity'



Fitted out – Stephen Hanks completion/launched 2015 (purchased Hull 2011)
Hull ( number 251) –Armada Yachts – 1993

Initial Survey – Jonathan Jackson (MRINA, MCMS) 26/3/2011

Recent survey – Jonathan Jackson (MRINA, MCMS) 3/7/2015


LOA 10.65 mtr
Draft 1.2mtr
LWL 8.2 mtr
Beam 2.75 mtr
Displacement 6275kilos

Construction GRP, Bilge Keel
Steering – Tiller
Deck - treadmaster

In mast reefing - Z-Spars 2015
Jib/Genoa furling- Z-Spars 2015

Spray Hood and Dodgers 2106

2- Lewmar winch 30-CST
2- Lewmar Winch -8 Standard
2- Lewmar triple D1 rope clutch

 Engine Diesel VETUS M3.28

HP 28
Age 2010
Engine Hours 25
Serviced October 2015
Fuel Capacity 98 Ltr (1 tank)

Cruising speed 5knots
Max speed 6 Knots
Bow Thruster Vetus

Propeller – RH 13x9

Ambassador Rope Cutter- AM10

Water Capacity 149 Ltr (2 tanks)

 Electronics and Navigation Equipment

Compass – Plastimo (Contest 101)
Chart Plotter – Raymarine (A65)
VHF -  Raymarine

Depth – Raymarine (I 50) (warranty until 13/10/17)
Log -  Raymarine (I 50)  (warranty  until 13/10/17)
Wind insturments - Raymarine ( I 60)  (warranty  until 13/10/17)

Navtex - pro plus 2
Anchor - 35CQR
Chain – 8mm x 40mtrs
Windless- Lewmar - Pro Series
Navtex - pro plus 2

Shore power- 1x double, 4 single

All Lighting LED external and internal


Starter 85-AH (warranty ends 7/5/2018)
Domestic- 2  125-AH (warranty ends 7/5/2018)
Bow Thruster- VARTA 125 AH (new 4/9/14)
Sterling power management panel 200 amp
Sterling battery charger 12v 40amp
Sterling alternator - to -  battery charger

Berths -4, sea toilet, shower, water heating  engine and emersion), fridge,
Cooker and grill ( Plastimo Pacific 3000 2 burner)

Heating- Eberstcher D2 (new 23/3/15 with a warranty for 36 mths)

Small ships register
SSR 162971

Completed to a high specification, viewing highly recommended. With regret Serenity is now up for sale due to ill health.

Based in Lancashire

We now have full RCD (post construction) A rating CE classification.  .

Sale Price reduced to £64,995.00

Contact Stephen Hanks

01257 430147

stejanhanks at


Editors note, This is as close as anyone will get to buying a brand new one today!  If only Ernie could come up!

  For Sale:  Buchanon designed Halcyon 23


4 berth cabin sailboat built in 1970 from fibreglass.

Fitted with a Volvo Penta 10 HP diesel engine.
Overall length 710 cm
Length over waterline 640 cm
Width 180 cm
Depth (with fin keel) 110 cm
Displacement 1300 kg
Headroom 150 cm
Mainsail 12.1 m2
Genoa 12 m2

Delivered with:
Depth gauge VDO Compact
Speedometer VDO Compact
battery Meter
winter cover
cabin Tent
headsail furling

sea toilet
Flexible water tank (still needs to be installed)
radio with speakers
Starter battery and battery
including jog wheels and mooring
Mast device

Bidding starts at € 2000,

the boat is on the wall at leeuwarden in Friesland

See this site in the Netherlands or contact us here on and we will forward your mail on. 


For Sale. Maurice Griffiths Golden Hind 31 'Imshallah'


Built in 1968 by Hartwells of Plymouth, she is sheathed ply construction, with long keel and bilge plates. Re-engined in 2001 with a Yanmar 27hp 3 cylinder diesel. It is at around the same time as this she was converted to a cutter rig. The current owners (a partnership of three) have extensively renovated and improved her over the last ten years. We believe she is probably in the best condition for a wooden Golden Hind 31 that you can find. Her inventory includes:

Mainsail with 2 slab reefs

Roller reefing Yankee and Staysail Jibs

Lofrans  electric windlass

Kiwi feathering propeller

35lb CQR anchor, 15lb kedge anchor,

NASA Clipper speed, log and depth,

NASA Clipper wind speed/direction

NASA Clipper GPS repeater

NASA Navtex and AIS.

Navman DSC VHF

Lowrance Plotter

Masthead and coach roof navigation lights (LED) Merlin battery management system 2x90ah batteries.

Spinflo cooker with 2burner hob, grill and oven Autopilot Twin 53ltr plastic fuel tanks Radio/CD player Refurbished toilet.

Dinghy and outboard

 'Imshallah' is a sound, comfortable vessel capable of good passage making ( she went around the 'pond' in her youth) and will look after you if the going gets tough.

Presently lying at Ilfracombe. Devon.


For many more details contact,

Peter: tel. 01271870582 or  mob. 07977263849

email: petersmall3251 at


For Sale. Maurice Griffiths Golden Hind 31 'Libertine'





"LIBERTINE"   Golden Hind 31 No. 72.  

All timber construction. Sheathed in Divinicell and Epoxy.

Yanmar 3GM auxiliary 30 HP to 3 blade propeller.

4 berths usual layout.

Pressurised water and colorifier fitted.  Shower facility in heads compartment.

Fridge, two bowl galley sink, Flavel Vanessa 2 burner Oven and Grill.

Lofrans Royal winch, Furlex Roller, Genoa and Spinnaker, plus main all overhauled, valeted etc. New UV strip fitted to Genoa, not used.

New Halyards etc. Autohelm, Garmin Sat nav, Compass, other electrical equipment to be fitted.

Owned 6/7 years, much work carried out in my ownership and previous too much to itemise here.

In commission and regularly used.  Sadly must sell owing to ill health. 

Some work to be completed mainly electrical and plumbing.

Afloat Cardiff Bay, photographs are recent and as is.

Enormous Price Reduction to:  £8,000 negotiable, come and see. Would like to see her go to a good home.

Contact Clive Woodman: 

Tel: 07724650369 or clivefwoodman at  for further information and viewing arrangements.



For Sale: GH 31 'Hale Kai'.





Hale Kai was built by Terry Erskine Yachts, Plymouth and completed in November 1978, Sail No.199. The construction was supervised in stages by an ARINA surveyor.


Hull                                         : GRP

Cabin and deck                       : Teak, mahogany, and epoxy sheathed marine ply.

LOA                                        : 31.6” (35’9”including bowsprit)

Beam                                       : 9’

Draft                                      : 3’ 8”


Sails                                        : Mainsail (new 2012)

                                                : No1 Jib (Yankee)

                                                : No2 Jib (Yankee)

                                                : 150% Genoa for light airs

                                                : Staysail

                                                : Storm trysail 

Engine                                     : Inboard diesel 35HP Beta professionally                                                   installed 2006. Ultra flex morse control new 2014.                                 

Steering                                  : Tiller and Raytheon ST400 Autohelm

                                                : An Aries wind vane can be included in the                                                   overall sale price but is currently dismounted                                                   from the craft.

 Fuel                                         : 2 x 10 gallon aluminium tanks, separate filling                                                     and balance line with isolating valve

 Water                                     : 2 x 20 gallon glass fibre tanks below saloon seats

 Electronics                             : 1 x 12V 110AH start battery

                                                : 1 X 12V 110AH domestic battery

                                                : 1 inverter

                                                : VHF radio

 Navigation                              : Plastimo compass

                                                : Standard Horizon GPS CP300i Chart plotter

                                                : Hand bearing compass

                                                : Seafarer Echo Sounder

Galley                                      : 2 Burner with grill & oven gas Plastimo cooker (new 2010)

                                                : Taylors 030 paraffin cooker complete                                                    with pressure tank can be included in the                                                   overall sale price but currently dismounted from                                                   the craft

                                                : Integral Ice box built in with manual drain pump

                                                : Stainless steel sink with manual water pump

 Accommodation                      : Double in forepeak to starboard with stowage                                                    lockers to port instead of V berth

                                                : 2 saloon berths with lee cloths

                                                : 1 pilot berth below chart table currently used for storage                                 

Anchors                                   : Bow - CQR 15kg

                                                : Spare - Bruce 10kg

                                                : Approx 40 metres 5/16” chain

                                                : Simpson and Lawrence Model 0510 windlass

 Heating                                   : Danish Refleks diesel stove gravityfed                                                    from   stainless steel tank in the heads                                                    (see  photos)  

 Liferaft                                    : Eurovinyl 6 man new 2001. Will require recertification.

 Tender                                     : Waveco, 3 person, slatted floor 2009

                                                  : Outboard 3.3 Mariner 2 stroke

Fenders                                    : 5 off new 2010

Heads                                      : Baby Blake toilet, new soft goods kit 2015

Safety                                      : 4 lifejackets

                                                 : 1 Horseshoe life ring

                                                 :  Whale Gusher 25 manual bilge pump


Miscellaneous                          : I am the current sole owner since September 2001 and there were 3 previous owners. My cruising ground has been the Moray Firth as far north as Orkney and Shetland and latterly the West Coast of Scotland from the current berth on the Canal, leaving the boat ideally placed for access to both cruising grounds.

The yacht is in commission at Dochgarroch, one lock from Loch Ness, and in February 2016 passed the Annual inspection required for permanent berthing on the Waterway.                                    

Price £16,000 or nearest offer.

Contact           : Reg Simpson

                        : Mobile 07555501734

                        : goldenhind199 at



For SALE:  Eventide 24 Niarbyl.

A Restoration project.


This Eventide 24 has mast and rigging but no sails, a solid hardwood planked  hull and I have been told she didn't need a great deal of work other than engine and sails.

Location is :- Under Fall yard, Bristol.

asking price , we are open to offers around £800

contact Zak

mobile number: 07391676413

Email :talbot19972 at


For SALE: Levanter 33 'Cailin'.




Cailín. General description

MG Levanter, 33ft

There follows a huge list of gear and tools etc. so much that I thought it best to publish the lot to allow you to see what you are getting, apart from a very smart and unique boat.. John


Fitted out in selected hardwoods, main panelling in teak, mainly book matched.

Upholstery in figured Draylon. All cushion foam through out is HR40 fire retardant to BS 5852 part II 1988, except back cushions of saloon settee berths refoamed 2009 to equivalent standard and forecabin cushions refoamed in 2011 to equivalent standard.

Deck, coach roof and hull down to waterline insulated with 1” fire resistant polystyrene.

Twelve non-opening Makrolon port lights, all with lined curtains.


Entry through double doors.

Has main light plus a reading light over each side bunk.

Radio/CD speaker with off switch.

Fire extinguisher by doorway.

Overhead hatch with ventilator and curtain.

Four non-opening Makrolon portlights

Hanging wardrobes (half height) each side.

Full length book shelf each side with canvas clothes storage beneath.

Storage lockers beneath bunks.

Centre infill converts the bunks to a generous double, leaving storage space beneath.

Standing height between bunks: 6’ 2 ½” (189cm)

Doors forward give access to chain locker, to on/off switch to windlass power supply and overload cut out, and to additional stowage.

Main saloon

Hanging locker forward port side. Display cabinet forward starboard side.

Five closed storage lockers; nine drawers; open, fiddled, storage and book shelves.

Centre table with fiddled drop leaves port and starboard. Bottle cupboards beneath, fore and aft, the latter has a shelf. Drawers within both ends.

Two settee bunks either side with stowage behind and below. Each bunk has reading light at one end.

Standing height: 6’ 2 ½” (189cm)

Two central lights, one 240V; gimballed oil lamp forward on starboard side.

Two radio/CD speakers provide stereo sound output.

Taylors diesel heater at aft end of starboard bunk ie more or less amidships. Fed from tank on coach roof.

Overhead hatch with curtain.

Eight non-opening Makrolon port lights.

Galley, navigation table, heads

Port side:

Navigation table with Pioneer DEH-22000UB radio/CD player, NASA Target communications radio receiver, Shipmate VHF radio and Raytheon radar display with controls.

Main electric switch panel

Reading light

Chart stowage in table. Optional stowage under or space for sitting – there is a retractable seat.

Port side aft is toilet compartment.

Sea toilet (pump replaced 2009, and valve cover replaced 2011 with lockable type). Sink. Shelves and cupboards. There is a shower tray with drainage to the bilges. Compartment has overhead ventilator to exterior Dorade plus ventilator in port light which has extractor fan.

Light. Mirror.

Starboard side:

The galley. Standing height: 5’ 10 ¼” (179cm)

There are two circular sinks, one with a freshwater tap and one with a sea water tap. Each tap is supplied by a foot pump. The two freshwater tanks were last treated with a purifying procedure July 2016. The freshwater supply to the tap runs through a ceramic filter – last changed July 2016.

There is a two burner cooker with oven. There is a stout rail in front of the cooker to which a safety harness may be attached.

A work surface with a cool box and bottle storage outboard of it.

There is cupboard stowage beneath the work surface and sinks, and shelving above.

There is a fluorescent strip light above the cooker.

Wet/hanging locker

To starboard of companionway is a door to a hanging locker. It has two closable ventilators, the upper one having an extractor fan behind it.

 Outboard, divided from it by a fire resistant curtain, are the battery banks with a fixed voltmeter (separate readings for each bank). Stowage for mains battery charger.

Inboard, divided from it by another fire resistant curtain, is access to the aft of the engine.

This includes the gearbox, the prop shaft seal, the raw water filter, the day/header fuel tank, fuel filters, and manual fuel pump from the main (keel) fuel tank.

The mains electricity control and trip switch box, and a mains plug socket.


Under a wooden sliding hatch and closed by three wooden washboards, the upper two having side slide bolts. The sliding hatch is lockable. There are two safety harness fixing points just outside and immediately adjacent to the washboards.

The engine box, which is dismantleable, gives three easy and wide steps down to cabin sole level. There are two hand holds immediately inside the washboards and an additional hand hold on the adjacent panel further down.

The sprayhood extends over the sliding hatch.


Cockpit area

Stainless steel steering wheel 33”diameter on stainless steel pedestal which incorporates a magnetic compass with correction irons. Approximately 2 1/4 turns lock to lock. Pedestal has two fixing points near base for attachment of safety harness. Drive motor for Autohelm fixed to pedestal. Steering lines from Monitor attach to wheel.

Mainsheet traveller on aft coaming.

After deck with Samson posts at each quarter and closed fairleads.

Three wooden lidded lockers, each fitted with two clasps one of which is padlock-able.  Lazarette has well for two 3.9kg Propane gas bottles. Well has outboard drain with skin fitting via a seacock. All lockers have wooden partitions, with shelving  in Lazarette and starboard lockers. The lids are at seat height.

Single lever engine control on starboard side.

Engine instrument panel in bridge deck. Navigation instruments in box over main hatch, under sprayhood, with separate Garmin 152H GPS (2011).

Autohelm control box to port.

Scanmar Monitor self steering mounted on transom. Control and steering lines run forward on port  side.

Self tailing sheet winch port and starboard on cockpit coamings.

Sheet winch port and starboard by main hatch. Furling lines for headsails. Topping lift and other lines. All to jam cleats under spray hood.

Canvas pockets for sheets etc on forward bulkhead. Sheets pockets on port and starboard spray dodgers.

Emergency boarding ladders to port and starboard.

MOB recovery system on starboard stern rail.

Stainless steel gantry over stern deck mounted with two solar panels, and with support on starboard side for Aerogen. This also can be used to attach a block and tackle for hoisting outboard engine aboard.

Fixing points on gantry for attaching boom restraints.


Stemhead fitting of stainless steel with two rollers, closed fairleads and mainstay attachment.

Electric windlass on foredeck with deck control switches. Chain gypsy and rope drum.

Stainless steel Samson post on foredeck. Cleats with open fair leads to port and starboard.

Stainless steel inner forestay fitting.

Wooden handrails on steel bosses along each side of coach roof.

Sixteen strong points around deck for attaching safety harnesses or life raft or dinghy or blocks etc.

Seven stainless steel stanchions 2’ 9” high along each side, welded to deck brackets at toe rail, carrying stainless steel tubing hand rail 1 ¼ “ diameter linking pulpit to stern rail. Guard wire at half height. Rope gates amidships (by shrouds) and by cockpit.

Stainless steel chain plates, three amidships both sides (for shrouds and stays), and two at transom (for twin backstays).

Aluminium deck stepped mast on pad on coach roof. Attachments for blocks at base. Three winches near base for halyards and reefing lines. Jam cleats for halyards.  Winch handle pocket below. Track for spinnaker pole fitting on forward side.

Dorade boxes for vents, one over galley and one over heads.

Foredeck, side decks, coachroof and cockpit sole all laid with Treadmaster. Significant gaps deck painted.

Navigation lights: Stern light on Monitor frame (binnacle compass light wired into this circuit  also), tricolour at mast head, with all round white,  bicolour at pulpit (incorporates socket for connection to search light), white steaming light on mast. Foredeck light on mast.

Radar transmitter/receiver aerial on mast. Radar reflector on mast.

Other Equiptment!

Storm trysail (in a bag). Has never been used during our ownership.

Seago 270 inflatable dinghy with inflatable floor. Oars (2 pairs) .Wooden seat, fuel tank strap,

pump. Stowage bag (fits in bows). Carry bag.

Bilge pumps: Submersible electric centrifugal pump (Rule 1500 GPH. New 2014) empties main bilge well via skin fitting on starboard side. In strum box.

Electric diaphragm pump (Jabsco 37202-2024. New 2010) Empties forward bilge (under fore cabin) and aft bilge (under engine) into strum box in main bilge well via diverter valve.

Manual pump (Whale Gusher 15) empties main bilge well strum box via skin fitting on port side.

Other pumps: Fuel pump from main tank (keel) to header/day tank. Manual. Whale Gusher 10

Horn: Froghorn with two pressurised canisters

Horn: Plastimo Trump mouth foghorn

Emergency aerial for VHF

Hand bearing compass Plastimo (with mounting bracket)

Spot light 12V; with cable for deck socket

Binoculars 7x50

Fire extinguishers:

(As new i.e. not refilled. All have pressure gauges which show them to be in the normal range)

4.5 kg ABC rating, multipurpose dry powder, pressurised. Cockpit locker.

1.0 kg ABC rating, dry powder, pressurised. One in fore cabin, other in galley.

Fire blankets, 2, in galley area.

Safety equipment (masks various, safety goggles, ear defenders etc). In bag

Taylor’s diesel heater: H cowl, cylindrical cowl, flue extension tubes. In bag

Water hose, 2x 15m. Connectors various, in bag.

Emergency tiller


Fenders: various

Fender Step

Fender board

Ladder (for boarding when aground or on shore)

Boat hook and spare pole.

Canvas work: Wheel cover

Sprayhood extension (zips on)

Rain guard (rigs under spray hood; enables hatch to be kept open)

Sheets various, most with grommets for securing (in a bag)

Forehatch tent (in bag with supports)

Mosquito nets for all hatches (in a bag)

Wind scoop. Rigs over either of hatches. (in a bag)

Large light weight plastic tarpaulin (in a bag)

Day marks: anchor ball; motor sailing triangle (in bag)

Throwing line; in in bag; with support bracket support

Anchor snubber with hook for 10mm chain; c. 2m long, octoplait. In bag.

Life jackets, adult, Crewsaver, foam type x3

Mast climbing apparatus, including seat, footrest, and two ascenders. In a bag

Mooring lines, various lengths and thicknesses

Cordage various, lengths and thicknesses

Mooring strops (for attachment to buoys); one of octoplait with anti-chafe parcelling; one heavy weight, multiplait with anti-chafe length of chain in middle.


Various. Used unless otherwise stated

Loos Professional Wire Rigging Tension Gauge PT-3M

Engine oil extractor pump; funnels various. In bag

Crimping pliers and crimp connectors. Wire strippers. Wire cutters

Air pumps – for fenders etc

Grease gun, high pressure; with part used carton of grease

Puller for rudder stock gland

Suction oil pump 500cc

Butane blow lamp kit. In box.

Scrapers and wire brushes, various. Bag of

Paint brushes, rollers and handles. Mostly new. Bag of.

Funnels, various sizes. For diesel, oil and paraffin. Bag of.


Spares (new unless otherwise stated)

Propane gas bottles; 3.9 kg. One full, one part used

Monitor: Bag of spares various that came with it. Two wind vanes, only large one used.

Aerogen: Two spare blades, matched to blades in use. Packet of set screws, nut covers, Allen keys etc (came with spare blades)

Taylor’s diesel heater spares, box of; including spare chimney cover

Lofrans windlass, gaskets and seals. Two sets.

Autohelm spare electric cables

Seatalk echo sounder display head

Seatalk log impellers plus gaskets. One set new, other used.

Jabsco Pumpguard in-line metal water filter. ¾".

Jabsco toilet pump. Miscellaneous spares.

Jabsco toilet pump service kit – part used

Whale Gusher 10 pump valve flaps. Used.

Whale gusher 10 pump service kit

Whale V Mk 6. Hand pump for water. Used. Spares various.

Ceramic water filters x2

Plumbing fittings for water piping, various; box of

Engine air filter

Engine oil filters x2

Engine secondary fuel filters x2, with spare gaskets

Engine raw water pump spares: impellers, gaskets, filters. Some used, mostly new

Engine fan belt x2, one used.

Engine heat exchanger gasket set

Engine starter relays. Two. Both used.

Engine tacho/hour counter. Used. Tacho u/s.


Electrical connectors and terminals; 2 boxes

Insulating plastic wire sleeves; box

Electrical terminal blocks, various sizes; box

Flourescent strip light tube

Bulbs various, 12V

Bulb for pulpit bicolour nav light

Fuses various – 2 boxes

Solder 2 packets

Electrical spares including fans x2 (new); wire, plugs, sockets various; aerial connectors; box of. Some used.

Electrical wires, various thicknesses and lengths; box of


Paints various approx. 24 tins. Most started but some new. International and Hempel.

Chlorinated rubber bilge paint. Tin 2.5 l. Part used.

Chlorinated rubber undercoat. Tin 2.5 l. Part used.

Bonding primer for treating bare steel. 1 l. Part used.

Tins/bottles various thinners. Mostly part used.

Sheaves for mainsheet traveller car. Some new, some used.

Spars and standing rigging fittings various

Rigging spares various including split pins, rings, and one bottle screw (used)

Sheet winches, spares various

Blocks, various; large stainless steel shackles; webbing strops. In bag.

Wire strops, 2

Jubilee clips, stainless steel, various sizes; box of. Mostly new.

Shackles, galvanised, various sizes; box of. Mostly new.

Shackles, stainless steel, various sizes; box of. Mostly new.

Fittings various including Englefield clips, bronze; box of. Mostly used.

Thimbles, rings, eye plates, stainless steel; box of. Some used

Cam cleats, jam cleats, bull’s eyes; box of. Some used

Guard wire terminal fittings, stainless steel; box of. Used

Machine screws and pedestals, stainless steel; for deck fittings; box of. Used

Tray organiser: brass screws, various sizes

Tray organiser: stainless steel screws, various sizes

Tray organiser: stainless steel bolts; various sizes

Tray organiser: stainless steel nuts; various sizes

Tray organiser: stainless steel setscrews, nuts, washers etc; various sizes

Bag of stainless bolts and set screws; various sizes


Magellan NAV 6000 GPS battery operated. Rather battered but still works. (Kept as spare)

Boarding ladder with deck fixing brackets inc spare brackets.

Plastic inspection cover. 26cm diam. Screw closure

Plastic inspection cover. 20.5cm diam. Used. Screw closure

Heavy metal cockpit locker lids (3). Used but reasonable condition.

Garmin GPS electric lead

Oil lamp wicks

Rigging wire 19x8mm (c. 20m)

Gasket material. Silicone. Water poof and heat resistant. About 20 cm x 30 cm.

Plastic ventilators, strip type. 2 new, closable. 2 used, not closable

Diverter valve. Used. ¾"

Plastic pads (2) for mast fittings

Transom plate for dinghy

Gasket for mains external socket fitting

R&D flexible prop shaft coupling. Used.

Caps for deck fittings for fuel or water fillers. Used.

Ventilite ventilator spares

Box of grommets, O rings, rubber stops, gaskets – various types and sizes – some used, most new

Pipe and cable supports, various; packets of

Two speakers about 20cm with wiring; used

Cable ties, various sizes; bag of

Glues various; box of

Sealants various; box of

Lubricants, various (greases; Teflon, silicon sprays etc). Part used.

Sandpaper, various grades and paper sizes. In bag

Sponges, rags; bag of

Small coils of galvanised wire, various thicknesses

Spare engine control wire

Anodes. Set of 8. Part used

10mm chain, approx 1m


Cailin is in commission afloat in Milford Haven Marina, Pembrokeshire.

Asking price £40,000

Contact Ron and Paula

mobile number: 07982964324 (we don’t have a land line)

Email address: pimmrp at



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