A fine classic. Built in 1934 by Saunders Roe on the Isle of Wight as a high speed tender to a 1929 Camper & Nicholson 178 ft “Gentleman’s” motor yacht, Which was built for the aviation pioneer, ‘Tommy’ Sopwith.
L.O.A. 24′ 6″. Beam 6’5″. Draught 1’10”. Air draught circa 5′
Twin berth with domestics. A full inventory, including bow awning and two all over covers, summer and winter.
Rebuilt in the 1990s, faithfully replicating the methods of the original construction and kept until 2015. She was then sold to the present owner who instructed Stanley & Thomas to undertake a complete refurbishment. This included the overhaul of the Beta 3-cylinder diesel engine, fuel lines and the replacement of the old mechanical steering with hydraulic. Invoices available. Since then wholly maintained by Stanley and Thomas.
A bound history is available to a purchaser.
Excellent structural and cosmetic condition: a full survey is welcome.