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Buchanan Saxon 34

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Boat REF# 112703
removed from sale
Length 10.36m (34'0")
Year 1962
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 29hp, Perkins Perama (1993)
Lying West Scotland


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Buchanan
Builder R J Prior & Son
Lying West Scotland
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 10.0 ltr (2.2 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 29hp
Engine make and model Perkins Perama (1993)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Bladed bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Engine spares tick

Engine overhauled in 1999 and regularly serviced annually since this time


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 10.36m (34'0")
LWL 8.11m (26'7")
Beam 2.93m (9'7")
Draft Min 1.83m (6'0")
Displacement 8,000kg (17,640.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2001)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Sanders, Lymington - roller boom (2004)
Headsail - (2006)
Other sails Spinnaker (2010)
Genoa (2006)
Trysail (unknown year)
2 Genoa (unknown year)
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Keel stepped spruce mast with matching spruce boom. Forestay was replaced in 2005 at same time a new Furlex reefing system for the Genoa was fitted. Primary winches replaced in 2007 with new Lewmar 40ST chrome finished self tailers. Spinnaker used once. Small cockpit awning.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: 240v hardwired system, 2 x 13amp pin plug outlets


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Carvel built timer hull, Mahogany on Canadian Rock Elm timbers. Plywood GRP sheathed deck. Solid Teak coachroof.
Iron ballast keel, iron strap floors. Keel bolts drawn and inspected during Lloyds survey in 1998 and all ok
Hull finished in white gloss paint with decks coated in buff deck paint, coachroof sides gloss varnished along with other brightwork
Below decks the sole boards are of solid Teak left in a natural finish with no varnish or preserve applied.
High standard of finish throughout


Total # of berths 5
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
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The forepeak has two single births with storage provided below both.
Aft of the forepeak the sizeable heads compartment can be found to port with the traditional Baby Blakes seawater heads unit still in place. Starboards of the heads is a full length hanging wardrobe.
The main saloon is what you would expect to find in a classic yacht, the bulkheads and lockers are painted in white gloss with the timber trims finished in rich varnished timber.
Heating provided by a bulkhead mounted Taylors paraffin stove. Bunks and to the port and starboard sides of the saloon.
Full sized navigationb table has storage below.
To starboard a quarter berth runs aft of the chart table under the cockpit seat.
Basic galley to port of chart table with sink and Flavel cooker, cutlery and crockery for six is included in the sale. A small hanging wet locker is positioned aft of the galley
This boat is in excellent condition internally & externally having been fastidiously maintained throughout her life

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Deck Gear

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2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Seahorse 513 windlass
1 anchors
18.00m (59'1") of chain
Avon Redstar dinghy (unknown year)
2hp outboard, Seagull (1974)
Full custom made winter cover

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
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1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

RDF Seasava 4 person liferaft last serviced 2010.

Broker's Comments

A truly stunning classic yacht, from the water the boat looks stunning and has the performance to match. Ideal for the classic boat regatta racer or just simple cruising in classic style.
Below decks the originality of the boat has not been spoilt with over modernisation although practical improvements have been made for easy navigation and to make longer cruisers more comfortable.
She has been immaculately maintained over the years, being regularly surveyed and only removed from Lloyds +100 A1 register in the last 2 years.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Buchanan Saxon 34 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.