HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:
LAVROCK is one of a number of motor-sailers built by Jones Buckie Slip Ltd during the 1960s to a design by G L Watson, who needs little introduction as one of the finest naval architects of the 20th Century. Around twenty-two Spey Class 35 motor-sailers were built from 1960 to 1966 together with about seven 40ft models.
LAVROCK was built for Rev. The Hon. Robin Buchanan-Smith of Chaplain’s House, St. Andrews, Fife and stationed at Buckie during his ownership.
These sturdy, purposeful motor-sailers have a proven long-distance cruising record with a good few based in the Med.
Carvel planked larch hull on oak frames and timbers. Teak laid decks, re-payed 2017. All teak hatches and brightwork refurbished 2017 by Little Ships Project at a total cost of £6,616
Exterior re-paint and antifoul February 2019
Electrics overhaul 2017 by Greenham Regis at a cost of £4,000
LOA: 35 ft 0 in. Beam: 11 ft 5 in. LWL: 32 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 9 in. Displacement: 14000 kgs. Headroom: 6 ft 3 in
Engine Brand: 48hp Gardner 4LW Diesel Engine, serviced, new starter motor and alternator
Year Built: 1966
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Shaft Drive
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Maximum Speed: 8 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (100)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (50)
Five berths in three separate cabins.
Number of single berths: 1 (saloon)
Number of twin berths: 2 (fore & aft cabins)
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 1
Depthsounder – Nasa Echosounder
Wind speed and direction – Nasa Wind Speed
Log-speedometer – Nasa Speed Log
Compass – Sestrel Moor
Autopilot – Raymarine 6000
Navigation centre – Standard Horizon
GPS – Garmin
New Garmin Echo MAP CHIRP 95s
Fully battened mainsail, genoa, jib.
Heating – Webasto Diesel Heater
Oven – Gas Oven and Grill
Manual bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 24V
Davits – Mahogany Taff Rails
Tender – 2.2m + Outboard
Teak side decks
Liferaft serviced and certified to 2020
Additional Onboard Equipment
6 x Batteries, new 2017 (4 Domestic 2 Start)
Taylor Cooker with Two Burner Oven and Grill
Part One Registered.
Latest photographs dated June 2020 following exterior re-paint.
A rugged Scottish MFV style motor-sailer offering versatile accommodation ideal for extended cruising or living aboard. Previously sold by Classic Yacht Brokerage and extensively refurbished in present ownership. Over-haul and re-paint February/March 2020 ready for the coming season.
Guide: Sold – September 2020
Viewing: Through CLASSIC YACHT BROKERAGE – 01905-356482