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Model: Silver's Silverette Mk 1
Price: £32,000 (GBP)
Year: 1936
Hull: Wood

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Model: Silver's Silverette Mk 1
Price: £32,000 (GBP)
Year: 1936
Hull: Wood
LOA: 36' 0" (11m)
LWL: 34' 3" (10.5m)
Beam: 9' 4" (2.9m)
Draft: 3' 7" (1.1m)
Displacement: 22046lbs
Keel: long
Rig: ketch
Engine Type: Fordson Major
Engine: Twin Diesel
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 2*40 gallons
Water: 2*20 gallons
Location: Tarbert Loch Fyne

Designed by John Bain and built in 1936, this is a very fine and rare example of the extended length 36' Silverette Mk1.
Fitted with twin, 4 cylinder Fordson Major 52HP diesel engines, both of which have been recently rebuilt.
She unusually has a double berth, handbasin and ample storage for clothes and personal items in the spacious rear cabin.
A further two berths are available in the main cabin.
The forward heads compartment is very comfortable with electric head, shower and handbasin along with good storage space.
With her fully functional ketch rig she is a true classic motor sailer.


Accommodation:
Starting aft there is a spacious double cabin with plenty of storage/hanging space & handbasin with hot and cold water.
Through the wheelhouse is the cosy salon with a dropleaf table and single berths/seating to either side.
Forward again is the roomy galley following by the heads & shower in the forepeak
Galley:
Spacious galley with Tailors paraffin stove with twin burners and oven.
Sails:
Headsail, main and mizzen.


Instruments:
Raython Radar, Raython GPS, Raymarine ST7000 autopilot, NASA Target Navtex, Raython Tridata speed/log/depth, compass
Electrical System:
240 volt AC shore power.
12 volt DC, 3*110 Ah main with separate windlass and electric heads batteries.
Equipment:
Feruno VHF(not DSC), Liferaft, CQR anchor with 50 meters chain, fishermans anchor, kedge anchor with chain and cable. Inflatable dinghy.
Additional Info:
Part 1 British registered, built by James A Silver in Rosneath in 1936. Pressurised domestic water system and hot water calorifier heated by the engines or shore power. A set of alloy legs are available to allow drying out. Boat photographed by Claire France for Western Horizon Yachts




Photo taken July 2009 - June passing through loch Goil on her holidays.

June passing through Loch Goil, July 2009 -

June passing through Loch Goil, July 2009 -

June heading off into the rain of Loch Goil -

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Stern view

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Port side

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Berthed

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Starboard side

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Anchor

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Starboard side

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Foredeck

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Starboard side

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Bow roller and anchor windlass

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Side deck, starboard

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Deck

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Side deck, port

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Galley hatch

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Main mast & rig

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Hatches

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Sail cover

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Wheelhouse, starboard

View forward - from the wheelhouse

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Wheelhouse, port

Aft cabin -

View forward - from the wheelhouse

Wheelhouse door - port side

Aft cabin -

Aft sailcover -

Wheelhouse - view forward

Wheelhouse interior -

Wheelhouse - entrance

Headlinings -

Chart table -

Instruments - and companionway

Helm -

Wheelhouse - view forward

Helm -

Wheelhouse - view aft

Aft cabin -

Aft cabin - view forward

Salon - back through the wheelhouse going forward

Port side -

Salon - lights off

View aft - salon

Galley - port side

Galley - Sink and fridge to port, stove to starboard

Starboard side -

Galley - starboard side

Batteries - centred below the wheelhouse floor

Shower & basin -

Heads & storage -

Stove -

Engine - port side engine

Engine - port side engine

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Starboard side view out of the water, owners picture.

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Layout plan. This is to give a general idea of layout & is utterly inaccurate in every other regard :)

Survey hoist - august 2009

Silvers Silverette Mk 1 - Out of the water, Owners picture

Coming out of the water for survey - August 2009

forward port quarter - below waterline during survey august 2009

Propellors - August 2009

Propellors -

Aft view - august 2009

Port prop -

forward starboard quarter - below the waterline august 2009

starboard prop -

Starboard prop -

Port prop -

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Model: Silver's Silverette Mk 1
Price: £32,000 (GBP)
Year: 1936
Hull: Wood
LOA: 36' 0" (11m)
LWL: 34' 3" (10.5m)
Beam: 9' 4" (2.9m)
Draft: 3' 7" (1.1m)
Displacement: 22046lbs
Keel: long
Rig: ketch
Engine Type: Fordson Major
Engine: Twin Diesel
Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Capacity: 2*40 gallons
Water: 2*20 gallons
Location: Tarbert Loch Fyne

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