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Classic Craft 50 foot Gaff Rigged Sloop

Sloop from the year 1898 - 18,9m length - in Palma de Mallorca (Spain)

Used boat

Verified boat

390.000 €

Advertiser's comments

CLASSIC 50' GAFF RIGGED SLOOP, 1898, a truly vintage yacht, lovingly restored by the current owner, relaunched 2006.  All wood construction, with mainly original features retained, or reproduced with custom fittings where necessary.  Perkins 50hp diesel engine, pine mast and spars.
Can sleep up to 5, in basic internal fit out.  
Impressive racing record.
Lying Palma de Mallorca and ready for new adventures.

Ref:: 7378486

Features of Classic Craft 50 foot Gaff Rigged Sloop:

Basic data

  • Type: Sloop

  • Year : 1898

  • Length: 18.9 m

  • Location: Palma de Mallorca (Spain)

  • Name: Marigan

  • Flag: Alemania

  • Shipyard: Classic Craft

  • Material: Wood


  • Beam: 3.3 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: 13000 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: 1

  • Berths: 2

  • Heads: 1

  • Water capacity: -


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 50 HP

  • Fuel capacity: 49 L

  • Motor type : Others

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Perkins

  • Engine usage (hours): -

This Sloop's equipment


Log speedometer, Compass, Wind speed and direction, Depthsounder, Plotter, Vhf, Gps

Electricity/ Motor Classic Craft 50 foot Gaff Rigged Sloop

Shore power inlet

Deck equipment

Lazyjacks, Teak sidedecks, Cockpit cover, Teak cockpit, Tiller, Lazy bag

Comfort / Interior

Marine head, Battery charger


All spars in hollow Oregon pine with bronze fittings.
Bowspirit with Dolphin striker and whiskers.
Spinnaker pole in hollow Oregon pine.
Main shrouds with bronze bottle screws.
Running backstays to masthead, 2006
Checkstays to hounds on bronze Highfield lever, 2006
All rigging and sheet blocks ash cheeked and bronze, 2006
Main sail cover.
All sails by Ratsey and Lapthorn.
Mainsail with 2 reefs 2014
Jack yard top sail with luff yard and jack yard 2014
Yankee 2019
Staysail 2019
Flying jib 2019
Jib top sail 2014
Large beam genoa 2019
Small balloon jib 2014
Large balloon jib 2019

Genoa, Spinnaker, Battened mainsail


LOA: 18.90m      LWL: 11.50m      BEAM: 3.30m      DRAFT: 2.20m      DISP: 13,000kg
Builders:      Bond of Birkenfront, UK
Designer:    Charles Livingstone
Flag:            German
Formerly known as Molita. Truly vintage yacht, rescued and rebuilt by the current over, stronger than before, relaunched in 2006.


Pitch and Oregon pine planking on iroko frames.
All body planking copper fastened.
Iroko main frames laminated.
Steamed American oak intermediate frames.
Teak deck planking, replaced 2005, 1 x 10mm teak, 2x 8mm plywood and 1 x 10mm Oregon PIne.
Teak covering board.
Laminated iroko horizontal and vertical knees.
Laminated iroko stem and rear, bronze through bolted.
Hull painted blue with teak varnished capping rails.
Long keel, elm and bronze fastened lead keel.
To add strength, the chain plates were redesigned in stainless steel to distribute the load of the rig to the entire body and keel. Each chainplate is reinforced in a ring frame by an individual light, knee and laminated iroko frame, and the plates extend in one piece to the mast foot. The conventionally laid teak deck is supseaported by the illumination, knees, covering board light shelves and king plank.
Butterfly hatch over main bar.
Forward hatch to fo'c'sle.
Opening bronze seaportholes.
Deck prisms.
Self-draining cockpit.
Bronze mushroom vents.


Perkins 50hp diesel engine. Completely restored and upgraded in the 2005.
Serviced winter 2019.
Engine controls in cockpit.
Hydraulic pump drives water potential motor to offset 4-blade feathering propeller, no gearbox.
Tiller direction.
Fuel seating of 49 litres in plastic basin
24 DC and 220v AC electrical units with panel
Lights in quantity, companionway, fo'c'sle and blueprint desk rewired 2005
Battery isolator panel
2 x 12v batteries (under bar seating) for the 24v unit, 2019
1 x 12v engine start charger, 2019
2 x engine alternators, 12 and 24v
24v charger charger
Shore potential and cable


Sleeps up to 5 with double dock top seaport, single dock to starboard and 2 pipe crib docks in the fo'c'sle. Basic fit out due to the owner’s interest in racing. White painted deck front mahogany inside joinery.
Raised captainhouse forward with cockpit companionway steps leading to the aft compartment.
Access to lazarette and the entire aft area of the vessel
Main bar with seating and captain docks seaport and starboard.
Chart desk to starboard.
Head with Blake marina WC to seaport.
Stowage for sails and sheets.
Anchor chain safe, manufactured to prevent water entering bilges.


Icom VHF radio, 2016
B&G log and velocity
Wind velocity and direction
Lofrans blueprint GPS
Taylor petroleum stove
1 x hand-operated gusher bilge pump in cockpit
1 x 24v electric bilge pump with automated float switch
1 x HD bilge pump activated via electromagnetic clutch on engine
Navigation illumination, including in the mast front and spreaders
8-person liferaft in concealed cockpit safe, due for assistance
8 x automated infladesk lifejackets
Fire extinguisher at companionway
Flares and harnesses
Bronze 500w 24v electric capstan windlass with MZ control
25lb CQR mainstay with 50m of 10mm chain
Warps and fenders
Deck hatch and cockpit covers

Broker's Comments

Not just restored to her former self, this yacht has had all the load bearing elements redesigned. Many of the bronze fitting had to be replaced with fresh, custom made to match the original colour and look.

Owner's Comments


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Classic Craft 50 foot Gaff Rigged Sloop

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