For Sale & Wanted

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Trimtab Wind Vane Self-steering System For Sale

Robin Venables has a trimtab wind vane self-steering system for sale.

It is suitable for a sailing boat of 28 to 35 feet with moderate displacement and a transom-hung rudder.

All in good working order.

If you are interested in this, please contact Robin: T +44 1822 840901 M +44 7939 573357 E

Offers are invited by way of donations to Weir Quay Sailing Club or to the Weir Quay Community Watersports Hub Club.

Contessa 26 – Sunion For Sale

Built by Jeremy Rogers, Lymington 1973 – SSR 361877 – Currently stored ashore at South Hooe Farm


Contact Paul German on email

Beautiful classic yacht, well maintained, sailed single handed, French coast, Channel Islands, Scillies etc.

LOA 7.77m

Beam 2.29m

Draft 1.22m

Ullman Sails – Main 2012

Ullman Sails – Genoa 140% 2012

Stack pack inc lazy jacks circa 2014

Ullman Sails – Spinnaker circa 2016

Ullman Sails – Cruising Chute 2017

Spinnaker Pole 2013

Single line reefing boom 2017

Furlex 105S roller reefing 2012

C&J Marine sprayhood

Stainless steel jack stays

All line led back to cockpit – perfect singlehanded

2 x Primary winches

2 x Harken Spinnaker winches

1 x Halyard winch on coachroof

Fore-hatch replaced 2019 30w Solar panel

Ovni 36 For Sale

Ovni 36 Cruising Yacht – built to a high specification from Alubat

World Cruiser – aluminium hull, centreboard

Hull and deck:  Aluminium 5083, Argon/Helium welded

Length:  11.8 m  :  38.7 ft.

Beam:      3.75m  :  12.3 ft.


centreboard down:  2.05m  :  6.7 ft

centreboard up:  0.55m  :  1.8 ft.

Bought Marseille 2006, travelled through Canal du Midi back to Weir Quay, River Tamar, Devon.

Cruised to Scotland, then Holland through Mast up Route spending a year in Holland, into German Bight and through Kiel Canal into Baltic.  2 years cruising Denmark, Germany, Sweden and through the Gote canal back to Essex.

The boat spent some years at Wivenhoe Sailing Club, cruised coastally and up to Norfolk and Suffolk, back to mooring in Brightlingsea, and now in local boatyard.

A change of circumstances means this vessel is now for sale albeit very very reluctantly @ £120,000

For full specification, pictures and information, contact  Pat Lean on