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FOR SALE – GBR 32 – ABU

ABU for sale – one of the few ready-to-race and in race trim classic 6 metres on the market

– ABU designed by Johan Anker for himself and built by Anker & Jensen in Norway

– Winner of the 6 metre Gold Cup in 1931 (helmed by J. Anker) and 1932 (helmed by M. Konow)

– listed as one of the legendary yachts designed by Johann Anker

– 2009: full restoration completed by Aldeburgh Boatyard (now Demon Boatyard) under previous owner and Six Metre President Tim Street

– Professionally maintained and campaigned since 2011 under the new owner. Maintenance work undertaken by experienced Six Metre boatyards

– original planks

– new underwater built-up in 2018

– copy of original measurement certificate available

– current and valid measurement certificate in place. ABU floats to its original marks

– new Aluminium mast and boom designed by Ian Howlett and produced by Allspars

– new carbon spinnaker pole, one aluminium spare pole

– Set of racing sails with design input from Ian Howlett

– Custom-built cradle for transport and harbour, fits into a 40ft container

– Raymarine (former TacTic) electronics (wind speed, boat speed, water depth, compass, race master and additional display)

– Four new Harken (genoa and spinnaker) and Pontos winches (4 gear for mainsail) and two runner winches

– Race-ready ropes. Trim lines ergonomically located and optimised to fit with crew manoeuvre work on the boat

– Mooring lines

– Fenders

– Removable outboard engine bracket

€68.000 VAT paid ONO

Please contact Charles Darbyshire (ABU@fourthcape.com), mobile: +44 (0) 7768 982233 for more detailed information.

FOR SALE – FIN 38 – MARIANA

MariannaMariana was built in 1936 to a Gunnar Jacobsson design at Wilenius boatyard and named after his wife Mariana. She has been kept in good condition with several renovations during the last 20 years, the last been in 2009 when she got a new teak deck. Mariana has good racing records with several Nordic and Finnish Championships and in -95 she won the classic World Championships. She is lying in Helsinki and is ready to compete in the Worlds 2019 in Hanko.

Further information can be found on http://6mr.fi/veneet

Please contact Martin Jansson on martin.jansson@gard.no for further infformation about this sale.

Euro 67,000

For Sale – F109 – Clyde

Clyde au près petit tempsClyde was built in 1955 for a Mr McMillan, foreman and last person in charge at Fife boatyard, Fairlie, Scotland. She is actually a Fife design too from a pre -World War Fife design.

Clyde  is a sizeable 6 built for Scottish waters and conditions:
LOA 11m10
Beam 1,83
Draft 1.69.
She always proved to be faster above10/12 knots of wind.

Clyde au pontonHer current owner has had her in Brittany since 1984. Then a cruising 6, she went through a complete hull  revision and reconditioning to racing conditions; this encompassed a new deck lay-out, hull reinforcement at shrouds liaison, wooden mast and boom were replaced by aluminium spars, new  winches and  sails etc. This restoration was conducted by Chantier Pichavant in Brittany.

In1995 she had her mahogany keel replaced, this operation was conducted by the same   boatyard.

Since 2008, she has  been used as a day boat.

Clyde au mouillage 2015During her racing years, Clyde won the classic regatta belle Plaisance and came second in Coupe de l’Entente Cordiale, a 6 metre French-British reunion in Benodet, Brittany.

Clyde is currently docked at Chantier Hubert Stagnol, at Combrit-Sainte Marine 29120 France.

She is for sale for 50.000€

Clyde sous la grue

Contact: + 336 11 46 61 51; email: carn@groupemercator.com

For Sale – FIN-61 Silène III

45914064085_1d2661d147_oSilène III was designed and built in 1950 by the Swedish naval architect Tore Holm for a Swiss customer. She was constructed with mahogany planks and oak frames with bronze screws. The deck renewed in 1991 is of Oregon Pine with a traditional canvas cover. The deckware is from Harken. Her mast was made in 2009 by Collars, U.K., using air-dried Oregon Pine, original drawings, and modern lightweight fittings by Burnett Yacht Design. Silène III has been maintained by one owner for the last thirty years in Finland.

It is estimated that the value of Silène III is 95,000 eur (in water, ready to sail in Helsinki or Hanko in Finland, or at your own harbour in Europe in June 2019) but any decent offers can be honoured.

A more detailed letter can be seen in the address https://bit.ly/2DY6rPi together with a photoalbum athttps://flic.kr/s/aHskMyDMRe.

I will be happy to tell you more. Thank you for your attention.

Tapani Koskela
e: tapani.koskela@24.fi
t: +358 50 58 49 05 4 (voice, whatsapp)
Helsinki, Finland