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For SALE : New EOG Burgees

New burgees now available, see Burgee page for details.


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For Sale, very soon....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.  Shortly to be moved to our address in Tillingham, when all the gear will be checked over...

Asking £350 ovno. 

For more information call me.  This is being sold on behalf of my friend Phil's widow.

call John on 01621 778859 or




For Sale  GH 31  Spoondrift.



Bermudan cutter, current mooring in the Netherlands.


Hull: wood, with nylon sheath (cascover).

Design: Maurice Griffith.

Build in 1966, by Hartwell/Erskine shipyards in Plymouth.

Bowsprit was fitted in 1982.


loa 11.20 m (without bowsprit 9.70 m); beam 2.70 m; height 11.50 m; depth 1.07 m.

Displacement: 4068 kg; ballast 1861 kg


Motor: Yanmar 3GM30, 27 HP (2005)


Electric system renewed in 2005;  Standing rigging  in 2009.


cutter jib, retractable (2007)

foresail (2005) en storm jib (1988)

main sail (2005)

genaker (2011)

Bolle Jan (twin sail) 1988)




Depth gauge

 price :- £10,000 ono


Wim Fortuyn


fortuyn at





Reluctantly FOR SALE due to my inability to sail her anymore:

RIG: sloop. SPARS: Varnished spruce.

STANDING RIGGING: Galvanised steel wire.


SAILS: Main & 2 head sails

DIMENSIONS: LOA 26ft, BEAM 8ft, DRAUGHT 3ft+ depending on load.

CONSTRUCTION: Marine ply on oak

HARDWARE: Stem head S/S, Moyle windlass. Chain cable30 fathoms 3/8th inch galvanised, anchor 25lb CQR, Tabernacle S/S

GLAZING: Polycarbonate with polished bronze (not brass)  frames

Tiller pilot

Solar powered ventilator in fore-hatch

Interior lights LEDs

ARGYLLE cooker, Baby Blake, bunk cushions (4) new,


Life Jackets,


6 man life raft  


(SSR 29176)

ENGINE: Stuart Turner P55 10HP electric start

8 gallon S/S fuel tank

PRICE £7000

Can be seen ashore near Ilfracombe, North Devon.



For Sale: Golden Hind ketch   'Safrel'




The Golden Hind 31’s are one of Maurice Griffith’s most popular designs. They have completed numerous ocean crossings but at the same time they are capable of navigating shallow waters, and drying out upright thanks to the long keel and bilge plates. They are spacious and comfortable to live aboard, with over six feet headroom throughout. The ketch rig gives flexibility and easy handling, and the materials quality is high – the cabin sole boards are one-inch thick solid teak, and most of the exterior woodwork is also teak.

  ‘Safrel’ was built to a high standard in 1976 by Terry Erskine in Plymouth. She has had only two owners, last changing hands in 1999. The hull is GRP, with solid mahogany coachroof sides and epoxy-sheathed ply decks. A taller mast and a bowsprit were added by the first owner, to increase the standard rather conservative sail area. She underwent a very comprehensive re-fit/rebuild in 2001-2, including new engine, electrics and upholstery, and the installation of a proper navigator’s station in place of the standard drop-down table. Since then much else has been renewed or refurbished – for example, all-new canvas work in 2019, bilge plates grit-blasted and epoxied in 2021, and she has been consistently maintained. All receipts are available. She is on the Part 1 Register.

 Basic Specification

 LOA                            35’ 0” including bowsprit

LOD                            31’ 6”

LWL                           26’ 9”

Beam                           9’ 0”

Draught                       4’ 2”

Displacement              11,600lbs.

Ballast                         4,100lbs

Hull shape                   Long keel, steel bilge plates

Rig                              Cutter ketch

Sail Area                     560 sq. ft.

Accommodation           Forecabin and saloon

Berths                          5 (1 double, 3 single)

Engine                         Beta 37.5bhp diesel



 Engine                         Beta 1505, 4 cylinder, 37.5bhp, freshwater cooled, new 2001, running time 350 hours

Tankage                       2 x 7 gallon fuel tanks

Propeller                      3-blade bronze, shaft drive

Batteries                      95 AH start, 75 AH service

Charging                     Alternator and solar panel



Spars                           Sparlight alloy. Taller mainmast fitted late 1990’s

Standing rigging         Stainless Steel, Norseman terminals

Mainsail                       Tab Sails, slab reefing with 2 reefs, lines led to cockpit. New cover 2019.

Genoa                          Roller furling, on Colnebrook gear

Staysail                       Self-tacking on boom (boom available, not presently fitted)

Mizzen                         One slab reef, new cover 2019

Sheet winches             2 x Antal 30 CST2, 2-speed self-tailing

Halyard winches         2 x Barlow at mainmast, 2 x Girdlestone at cockpit

Bower anchor              35 lbs. CQR with 40 metres of 12 mm. calibrated chain (chain new in 2015)

Kedge anchor              30 lbs. Fisherman with 6 metres of 10 mm. chain and 40 m. of 12 mm. warp

Anchor Windlass        Simpson-Lawrence Hyspeed manual windlass

Steering                     Tiller; transom-hung rudder

Autopilot                     Autohelm ST2000+

Steering compass        Plastimo 130

Hand bearing              Sestrel

Warps and fenders      5 warps and 6 fenders

Sprayhood                   Cockpit sprayhood, new 2019

Cushions                     Cockpit cushions



 GPS                             Garmin GPS 128

Depth sounder            Seafarer 501

Speed/log                    NASA Clipper (transducer present but not fitted)

VHF radio                   ICOM M505 with DSC

VHF handheld            ICOM 3 Euro

Navtex                        NASA Dual-frequency Navtex

Radio receiver             Roberts



 Fire extinguishers        2 x new 2015, 1 fire blanket

Lifebuoy                     Horseshoe with floating light and danbuoy

Radar reflector          Firdell Blipper

Bilge pump                  Henderson Mk Five manual pump



Layout                         Forecabin, heads, saloon

Cabin heater                Taylors 079K paraffin

Berths                          5  (1 double, 3 single)

Cooker                        Taylors 030 paraffin; 2 burners, grill, oven

Cool store                    Large (cool box only)

Heads                          Baby Blake

Water tank                  20 gallons


Lying                           Ashore, Cornwall

Price                            Reduced to £26,950.



Contact:  Warren Stevenson

on  landline, 01209-820620

or mobile  07783-623268

or email:- ahab177 at       (You know the trick. omit spaces and insert the @.  Keeps mail addresses from bots..)


For Sale:  Wild Duck  'Jacqueline'



The above photos were taken after restoration.

Make and Model

Buchanan Wild Duck 49








Brazilian Mahogany on Oak with Teak Deck




Beta Marine 10hp (28 hours use)





This boat is a 1949 Alan Buchanan designed 19ft Wild Duck Sloop. The original owner started building this beautiful yacht in 1979 and took meticulous care in how he did so, using quality materials. He first launched her in 2016. She is constructed with ¾ inch Brazilian Mahogany on an Oak Hull – Edge nailed strip planking with Cascophen Adhesive. She is epoxy sheathed to her water line and is fitted with a 10hp Beta Marine Engine.


Sellers comments


I discovered the boat where she has been left out and suffered some neglect from the elements. I spent several months restoring her with the help of professional services who re-caulked the teak deck and restored some of the woodwork. She is painted with marine paint by ‘Skippers’ (Colour Avorio - Ivory) and was sealed with an epoxy coating and antifouled before she went back into the water in 2021. Repairs were made to the vessel’s mast and the engine has been serviced by a former RNLI technician, although with only 28 hours use, it is in superb condition.


She is a real classic, meticulously built over 37 years with love and commitment. She is in great condition due to a lot of work to restore her from where she had been left out.

There are minor areas requiring on going work as part of her general maintenance, some of which are inside, but nothing outside of normal expectation for the management of a wooden boat. I would like to see her go to someone who has a real appreciation for this style of boat and the craftsmanship, materials and history behind her. She really is a most seaworthy solid wooden boat with, style, character, and charm. I am confident that you will not find another ‘Wild Duck’ anywhere which is built to the same standard.


Please see the attached two you tube videos for viewing along with some before and after photos from the current owner’s restoration.

Summary / Inventory


·         ¾ Inch Brazilian Mahogany on an Oak Hull – Edge nailed with Cescaphen glue

·         Epoxy Sheathed up to water line

·         Long Keel (shallow)

·         Beta Marine 10hp (28hrs)

·         Fully battened main slab and roller reefing

·         2 x foresail

·         VHF main set

·         Compass

·         2 berths

·         Chart table

·         Sink

·         Anchor

·         Manual Bilge Pump

·         Purpose built double axel trailer

·         Winter cover

 She is currently in the water at Bembridge Marina on the Isle of Wight. The Mast is due to be attached shortly.


The current owner is looking for offers in the region of .......... awaits see:-


Contact should be made via email to   G May:   Garymay83 at

or phone :- 07753408407 evenings


For Sale:  The Famous Eventide 24, 'Borer Bee'




This is one of the very first Eventides to be built, sail number 3!  She was  sailed from Singapore to the UK in 1958!

She has been through many owners and we hoped that the present owner would be restoring her to sail gently on a lake in the north somewhere, sadly the owners health has suddenly deteriorated and he is forced to sell.  Step forward a competent woodworker and enthusiast, to save this little bit of history.

She should be on the 'Classic Boat' register.

This is a photo of borer Bee, taken by former owner Tony some years ago.  she could look like this again, with a little work!


Famous Eventide number 3, 'Bora Bee'. See article on logs page of the  Eventide website about the return voyage from Singapore to the UK in 1958.

She is in  good condition and does not need much work. She is hardwood built.

Work needed.

1. Small amount of rot on the transom coaming.

2. Repair at foot of mast for crack and some rot.

3. Standing rigging is required.

4. Bilge keel shoes need replacing.

She has a full set of sails and all the spars.

She did has an outboard  bracket on the stern, but still has the sterntube and shaft etc. so an inboard could be fitted again. (Was a Stuart Turner).

She sits on my heavy duty road trailer, the hitch has just been replaced. This is not included in the sale, but could be hired to move her.

I have invested over £5000 in saving Bora Bee, she just needs a good home.

I am returning to the USA for medical treatment and cannot complete restoration.

 Price £1000

'Borer Bee' is at present in Scotland.

Contact Graham:-  grahamhowitt at

Tele:-  07908 512 796



For Sale:  Lone Gull  'Little Gull'



Little Gull’ was built to Maurice Griffiths ‘Lone Gull’ plans by Blakes of Highbridge in 1968. She is an auxiliary Bermudan cutter rigged sailing cruiser. 


Length Overall: 28’ Length at Waterline: 25'
Length on deck: 27'
Beam: 8'7"
Max Draft: 3'7"


Domingo is conventionally laid out with a spoon bow, continuous sheer, non-immersed transom and round bilge hull with a long externally ballasted keel. There are small timber bilge keels. The rudder is transom and keel hung. Deck layout is with fore,  and aft decks, with saloon extending to sides to give more headroom in MG style. Accommodation beneath a stepped coach roof and with a self-draining cockpit aft.

Deck leaks from above around coach roof needs attention.

Planking is carvel in Pitch Pine  - fastened with copper nails clenched of copper roves.
Timbers are in bent oak with sawn oak frames in place of every fifth timber in centre section.
Centreline structures are in oak with galvanised mild steel and yellow metal fastenings.
Ballast keel is in cast iron.
Decks are ply
Deck beams are in oak.
Cabin trunk and cockpit coamings are in Mahogany.
Cabin top is in plywood and cascover sheathed.
Cockpit is Mahogany and with trunk in plywood. 
Mast is pine in and varnished with spreaders. Tabernacle stepped, easy lowering via pole system.

In 20010 – work carried out – some new planking above waterline, new deck beam and cabin front..


Original engine was replaced in 1983 with a BMC Commander 1.5L Diesel (40hp) with a PRM hydraulically operated gear box, with single lever controls (fully reconditioned 2022)).
Engine is mounted on flexible mounts and is connected to the shaft by a universal joint,
New three bladed propeller and stern gear.


Fuel: 15 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel
Water: 20 gallons (approx.) in stainless steel


The fore cabin has conventional V berths with stowage forward and beneath.
Moving aft is a heads compartment to starboard with a Baby Blake marine toilet and sink. With hanging space to port.
The saloon has a settee to port which converts to a wide berth. There is a centreline table with hinged flaps. On the starboard side is a  cushioned seat which and  a single berth - thus giving four berths. There are plenty of stowage lockers.
The galley area is to port near the companionway - single sink with and fresh water - The cooker is a double paraffin Taylors (restored 2011) with oven. Pansy  charcoal heater requires service.

All berth cushions professionally replaced in 2009.

Standing Rigging

Inner and outer forestays, with twin backstays. Cap and intermediate shrouds with fore and aft lower shrouds.


Mainsail with roller  reefing
Large furling genoa and  small jib.


New domestic and engine batteries in 2020
New electrics 2022..
Sterling battery charger


Ground tackle:
Main anchor - plough 25+ lbs.
Kedge - fishermans 25+ lbs.
Chain - approx. 100' of galvanised short link. Various warps and fenders.
Navigation lights
ICOM VHF radio
log/echosounder - new 2022Bosun gimballed steering compass

Radar reflector
Hand bell
Boarding ladder
Sail cover
Cockpit and forehatch covers
Boat hook and Ensign staff.


contact:- Peter Harrold

mail :- pharrold at

07770 406883

£7,500  XXXX   Reduced to £5,000




For Sale Golden Hind 31  'Kamaran'




Name ‘Kamaran’ Golden Hind 31 Traditional Sloop

Designer Maurice Griffiths

Builder Terry Erskine Yachts, Plymouth – 1976.

LOA 33’ 6” (10.22 m) Length on deck 31’ 6” (9.60 m)

 LWL 26’ 9” (8.15 m)

Beam 9’ 0” (2.74 m)

The vessel is of hard chine form of sheathed Plywood construction with long keel and deep bilge keels, with a keel supported rudder. Accommodation consists of forward cabin with ‘V’ berth, heads compartment, saloon with settee berths galley to port, navigation area and quarter berth to starboard.

Recent good survey available.


Swiftech VHF (Non DSC)

Simrad CP33 chart plotter

Clipper Depth 

Navtex Autohelm TP4000

Firdell Blipper radar reflector

Navigation lights

Sestrel helm compass

BEP Battery Monitor.


Diesel inboard, Beta 28hp 3 cylinder. Approx. 1200 hours. Fitted 2001.

New heat exchanger and water pump 2020.


Berths: 5

Galley Includes Cabin(s): 2

Cooker: Yes

Hob/Grill: Yes

Heads: Yes

Refrigerator: Yes (2022)

Pressurised Cold Water: Yes (2022) (Engine Freshwater Cooled with fittings for Hot water if required)

Central Heating: Yes – (Taylor Paraffin )


Deck Equipment

SL Man.

Deck Windlass 35lb Kobra Anchor & 100ft 5/16" Chain

Cockpit Cover

Sail Cover

Mooring ropes and Fenders.

Sails and Rig

Hyde Mainsail (fully battened) with single line reefing

Lucas Furling Headsail

Plastimo Headsail Furling Equipment

Safety Equipment

Hand Fire Extinguishers (3 No.)

Flare Pack (check in date)

Fire Blanket

Manual Bilge Pump

Safety Equipment Hand Fire Extinguishers (3 No.) Flare Pack (check in date) Fire Blanket Manual Bilge Pump



Currently moored at Fareham Creek in Portsmouth Harbour.

Contact: George Thomson

Email :george.thomson at

Tel: 07825665651

Price : £14995 ono.





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