Wild Rover

Price: £17,500
Year Built: Oct 1977
Construction: All GRP
Builder: Tyler Boat Co Ltd fitted out by T Kelly Boat Builders Isle of Man 1977
Sail Number:
Mooring: Currently on its own steel cradle in Largs Yacht Haven (cradle included in sale)

Wild Rover was built to a high specification for a Transatlantic voyage by its first owner a well known yachtsman from the Isle of Man. From new it has had four owners and been based on the Clyde for most of its life. I have owned the ship for the last ten years and have been meticulous in its maintenance and appearance. A reliable, easy to handle much admired yacht. Selling due to skipper's advancing years.

Further images available by email.

Contact Number: 01414237626
Contact Email: mike@beemer.plus.com

Rig Details:
Mainmast Proctor with fixed mast steps, Selden Furlex 204 and two running poles.
Proctor Boom with roller reefing mainsail

Sail Wardrobe:
Genoa, Mainsail, Spinnaker, Storm Jib & Trisail, spare main and jib

Bukh DV10ME drives Radice 3 blade RH E13 propellor (original 2 blade prop also). Electric and Manual starters.
Bilge pump flywheel driven (included but not fitted)
Bukh DV10 Workshop Manual and Handbooks

Fuel Capacity:
42l = 9gal

Starter Battery & Domestic Battery. Cabin lights, nav lights, anchor light and searchlight sockets in cabin and cockpit 240v Mains input

Anchors, Chains & Warps:
Rocna 10Kg 40m chain
CQR 35lbs regalvanised c/w 10m chain plus long warp
Simpson Lawrence Anchorman 442 winch
Two boathooks
Many mooring warps
Fouled anchor chain trip device
Danbuoy, horseshoe buoy. Outboard bracket
Mooring Warps and 8 fenders with covers

Self Steering:


Safety Equipment:

Instruments & Electronics:
Sestrel Sailing Grid Compass
Plastimo Contest 100 Compass
Garmin 551s
Raytheon ST60 Tridata, Wind Instrument and Repeater at Chart Table
Axis RT1400 Navico VHF
Sterling intelligent batteries charger
Bukh instrument panel charging, oil pressure, raw water temperature gauges, rev counter
Sestrel Barometer and Clock

Accommodation Layout:
Baby Blake toilet (inc tools, spares and Owner's Handbook Manual)
Galley to Starboard with Taylors Oven & 2 Burners (Paraffin) remote tank with pump & pressure gauge.
Storage lockers above and open storage below oven.
Sink with two Whale pumps potable water and sea water
Food locker to Port with adjacent Chart table with chart storage below lid chart table light & VHF. Open storage and locker below.

General Inventory Items:
Liferaft Ocean Safety c/w cannister
Avon Redstart Dinghy c/w outboard mount, wood floors, wooden oars, 2 thwarts and spray hood
Honda 2.3hp outboard regularly serviced
Hasler Vane self-steering
Yard Cradle
Saloon has 2 settees /berths storage lockers above and below. Fixed hardwood drop leaf table. Berth lights.
Saloon has a Taylors Heater (Paraffin)
Saloon is separated from heads by louvred doors then shelving to left and right and the boxed-in Baby Blake.

Other Details:
Lead ballast. Standing rigging, furlex and halyards replaced 2017. Sails and covers regularly maintained and cleaned by Saturn Sails also a Bimini. Dodgers. Lewmar 42 genoa winches plus another small winch for furling line. Marine Blast to undersides 2017. Custom potable water tank 60 litre approx fitted 2018 with new hoses Whale pumps (one new) for potable water and raw sea water. Three Cowl Vents on Dorade Boxes. Original build papers and specification. Many Receipts from new. Maintenance Logbook with history, layout and rigging diagrams, addresses etc. Enough brightwork to enhance the appearance eg toerails, grabrails, tiller, liferaft cradle, forward & companionway hatches and cockpit seating - without being too arduous to mantain. Three Henderson Mk 5 bilge pumps and a 12v electric bilge pump.