Built at McGruer & Co Ltd. Clynder Scotland, 1946

Designer: James McGruer

Caprice was originally built at for Sir Frank Spriggs manager of  Sopwith and Hawker Siddeley emblematic British aviation companies. McGruer yard in his history built about a very long list of outstanding motor and sailing yachts from 6 and 8 m to the launches of the Royal Yacht Britannia. 

She was carefully restored by Tino Rawnsley in an eighteen months process to her original  conditions and  in 1998 Caprice return to the racing circuit.

Brian Pope was her former owner and after him Paul Smith, being bronze medal in the 2007 World Championship and winner of the 2008 European Championship. 

From 2009 till 2015 Caprice sailed in Finnish waters and in 2016 she was sold to a Spanish owner, sailing in Sanxenxo, Spain where a relevant 6 m fleet, that includes the last two times World and three times European champion, was created.  

Some of the latest racing results of Caprice are a 5th position in the 2021 European Cahmpionship, 2nd in the Spanish 6m Championship 2021 and 2nd in the Spanish 6 m Cup 2021. 


Mahogany planking and oak structure. Burma teak deck cover. Awlgrip paint applied in 2016. Perfect conditions

Sails Inventory

  • Mains:                 
    2017 North 3DL
    2021 North 3Di RAW
  • Light Genoas:     
    2017 North 3Di
    2019 North 3Di RAW
    2021 North 3Di RAW
  • Light/Med Genoas:       
    2019 North 3Di RAW
    UK Sails
  • Medium Genoas:          
    2021 North 3Di 781
  • Med/Heavy Genoas:     
    2017 North 3Di RAW
  • Heavy Genoa:              
    2020 North 3DL 581

S2                                 2017 North
S1                                 2019 North
S2                                 2019 North
S2                                 2020 North
S2                                 2021 North
+ Training Spi

Harken Performa 2019

Mast and rigging
Selden tapered mast with rod standing rigging.
Spectra/Dyneema running rigging.
Spare spreaders set.
Rig load dynamometer.
Spare battens.

Steel cradle for transport with dismountable wheels.
Lifting points.
2.5×0.7×1.5 m soft box.
Plain fenders with cover and name.
Complete cover.
Boom mounted cover.
Raymarine electronics. 
Caprice is at a workshop at Vigo.

For further details please contact Inigo Echenique, Phone: +34692127332, email:

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