20ft GRP Gaff cutter, Traditional lines of a West Country work boat

Price Details

Price: £8,995 GBP
Location: Penryn, Cornwall  GB
Make: Buccaneer
Year: 2005
Condition: Good , in the water not in commission. JULY 2020
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


A 20ft GRP Gaffer by Buccaneer Boats of Cambourne in Devon 2005 . A traditionally shaped hull based on the West Country fishing boats , a robust lay up with long keel, Weighs approx 3.5 tonnes.
Overall length with bowsprit and boom overhanging the stern takes her to 9.1m.
She draws 4ft 4ins. and has a generous beam 2.5m . Making for a comfortably sized cabin accommodation.
Good seagoing capabilities, well mannered, a very strong hull all very well built and not scrimped on.
Article 2008 in Watercraft Magazine.
To be Sold with her entire inventory.
Presently afloat, mast is un-stepped .


Nominal Length: 6.10m
Length Overall: 8.04m
Length Of Deck: 6.00m

Beam: 2.50m
Draft: 1.45m
Max Draft: 1.45m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 25litres
Water Tank Capacity: 40litres
Dry Weight: 3 metric tonnes
Displacement: 3450kilograms
Cruising Speed: 4 knots
Engine Power: 9.9hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 2
Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 2


Builder: Buccaneer Boats and Mouldings Cambourne
Designer: Judd Varley
Boat Name: Oran Na Mara


Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6: knots


Engine Description: Mercury 9.9 Big Foot Long Shaft, High Thrust outboard , new 2005 with 25litre fuel tank . Very low hours.
Fabric engine cover tool kit and engine manual.
Sliding bracket for the engine mounted on the transom.
Last serviced July 2019 , Wintered Dec 2019
Engine trolley.


A robust GRP hull with epoxy sheathed marine ply decks. .
Virtually flushed deck. Deep open cockpit, slated seating athwart ships.
Lockers in the aft deck. and under the starboard side deck.
A good working platform for working the sails.
Rubber encased 1.5ton lead ingots of internal ballast.
Long keel has a steel shoe.


Single open cabin, light and airy below, 4 bronze portholes ( 2 x opening) along the sides of the of the main hatch. Forward a clear fore hatch with canvas cover
Companionway ladder into the cabin.
Starboard is a chart table. Taylors paraffin pressure stove (un-used). Fixed opposing berths, Orange fabric throws for the settees/ berths. Plenty of stowage under berths.
.A table top is suspended from the coach roof which can also be lowered down to the berths and utilised as an infill, creating a double berth.
Bronze fresh water manual pump. Main water tank is not connected.
Uses 5 litre plastic water container with tap.
Cabin oil lamps
Crockery and cutlery.
Chain locker in the forepeak.


15kgs CQR anchor 30mtrs of 8mm chain, Bow anchor chain protector.
10 kgs Delta on 10m of 8mm chain
5kgs CQR kedge anchor on chain and warp.
Canvas drogue
5 x fenders
Pair of beaching legs with warps and fittings.
Cockpit canvas cover
Deck brush
8ft Boat hook with a grab and release hook
Owners manual
Sails: 24ft Hollow mast made by Nobels of Bristol with galvanised fittings. Deck stepped
Main sail 192 sq ft, Staysail 51sqft, Jib 52sqft All valeted by SKB sails in 2019
Wykham Martin furling gear on both head sails.
Stainless steel main horse.
Synthetic running rigging. Stainless steel standing rigging.
Bowsprit 7ft Boom 15ft Gaff 11ft All Douglas Fir.
Canvas boom and mast covers
Twin stainless steel runners.
Boom crutch
6 x Bronze deck winches with covers, 5 x Bronze fair leads, 2 x deck cleats .
4 x heaving lines, warps and lines.
Tufnol blocks.

Navigation Equipment: Wooden rudder and tiller with galvanised fittings.
Tricolour mast head lamp.
Garmin GPS 400/500 – Chart plotter and echo sounder
VHF with mast antennae
A tiller mare unit
Courtesy and code flags
Plastimo Hand bearing compass
Plastimo domed steering compass
Clock and Barometer
Lead line

Safety Equipment:

Boarding ladder
Bronze manual bilge pump in cabin.
Manual Whale gusher pump in cockpit.
Guard rails and stanchions.
Fire extinguishers ( expiry date unchecked)
3 x emergency battery navigation lights
Deck webbing for safety line attachment
3 buoyancy aids
Flare kit ( expiry dates unchecked)