This boat has been sold but here are some boats that are still For Sale

The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services
Vagabond 47 Ketch

I want to see full spec & all the high res photos of this boat ,
Login or Register

Boat REF# 143101
This boat has been sold
Length 17.00m (55'9")
Year 1981
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 85hp, Ford Lehman (1981)
Lying Langkawi


I want to see full spec & all the high res photos of this boat , register me now or login

Extra Details

Designer William Garden
Builder Blue Water Yacht Builders Ltd
Lying Langkawi
Get quote for boat deliveries
Fuel capacity 900.0 ltr (198.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 4,800.0 ltr (1,056.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 85hp
Engine make and model Ford Lehman (1981)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 5.0 ltr (1.1 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8.5 knots


Length 17.00m (55'9")
LWL 10.97m (36'0")
Beam 4.09m (13'5")
Draft Min 1.60m (5'3")
Draft Max 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 22,000kg (48,510.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On mooring


Crusader Sails - 10% discount on rigging and spars!

Ketch rigged Isomat Aluminium spars (1981) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1981)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Lee ( Dacron) - Slab (2011) 2 Reefs
Headsail Lee ( Dacron) - Hank On (2011)
Other sails Lee (Dacron) Staysail (2011)
Lee (Dacron) Mizzen (2011)
Jib (unknown year)
Fisherman's Sail (unknown year)

Twin Forestays.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


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

Hull : One piece heavy molded fiberglass hull using polyester resin, Ferro (USA) gel coat and built to A.B.S. and Lloyds standards, hull is1/2" thickness at deck; 3/4" at waterline and1-1/8" thick at keel.
Deck: One piece molded F.R.P deck with 8" bulwarks forward of the poop deck. The deck is bolted through integral glass hull flange with S.S. bolts and sealed with Dupont sealant.
Keel: 12,000Lbs cast iron encapsulated in hull and glassed over.
The thicker than usual layup of this boat means she is nearly 4,000 kg heavier than the standard Vagabond 47.
Water tank capacity is 1200l total, in 4 unequal size tanks.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Manual water system tick

Teak joinery throughout.

2 burner paraffin Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick

6 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence windlass
3 anchors
(2 x CQR 1 x Danforth (all S/S))
63.00m (206'8") of chain
dinghy (2010)
(Hard Dinghy)
3hp outboard, Yamaha 2 Stroke, Short shaft (2011)

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

The "Old Spice" Yacht as used in the T V advertising. This Vagabond was built to a higher than usual standard, supervised by her one and only owner who has lived aboard and sailed her ever since.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.
For more information on this William Garden designed Vagabond 47 and other great boats for sale in Phuket, Koh Samui Thailand & Langkawi, please contact the Asia yacht sales team.

This Vagabond 47 Ketch has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan of Boatshed Phuket. 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.