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Laurent Giles Wanderer III Sloop

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Boat REF# 50071
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 9.04m (29'8")
Year 1997
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Lying Suffolk


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Extra Details

Designer Laurent Giles / Barry Van Geffen
Builder IBTC
Lying Suffolk


Engine Bed is fitted & Stern tubes bored to suit an Alpha 40, but little modification would be required to change spec


LOA 9.04m (29'8")
LWL 7.46m (24'6")
Beam 2.84m (9'4")
Draft Min 1.52m (5'0")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Headroom 1.80m (5'11")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged with standing rigging (unknown year)


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Plans call for a Bermudian Sloop Rig


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Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

This partly built Sloop is to the highest quality following the 1949 registered historic craft design based on the original Hiscox Wanderer III. True to plan the build consists of traditionally steam-bent Oak & Iroko with copper fastening. We also have full plan copies & some mid build photo's available.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

The design calls for a full length coachroof allowing excellent headroom below - Solid Teak throughout with internal joinery mainly of Ash & Oak again to a beautiful standard.

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.

At 7.15am arriving on site to view this Wanderer not only felt like the wrong time of day but felt like walking back in time! Every aspect of this build has been completed to the highest standard, using the best materials & traditional workmanship. Whilst its not finished, the really hard work has been done & beautiful as she is, is now a blank canvas for the right person to add the really interesting bits!
The design follows the original plans of Laurent Giles & the legendary Hiscock's 8-tonner that completed its circumnavigation in the 1950's & once completed this bespoke Bluewater cruiser could be fulfilling those enviable voyages with its new owner.
UPDATE. Image of the rough-hewn rudder added.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Laurent Giles Wanderer III Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Edington of Boatshed Suffolk. 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.

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