Holman 13Ton Ketch, 1977

Price Details

Price: £34,995 GBP
Location: Walton on the Naze, CO14 8DT Essex
Year: 1977
Condition: Very good and well maintained
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel, displacement hull

Cruising Speed: 5knots  Hull speed 8knots
Number of Engines: 1

Berths: 5
Cabins: 3
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 6



A Hillyard Bermudan Ketch 13Ton,  Designer: Kim Holman and built by David Hillyard, Southampton in 1977.

“Lucy Maud” is Traditional wooden cruising yacht, wheel steering from a central, semi open cockpit. Offers 5 berths in 3 cabins.
The vessel is well equipped and has been well maintained. Viewing is highly recommended. Vessel afloat on a pontoon mooring.


Nominal Length: 11.28m
Length Overall: 11.47m

Beam: 3.10m
Draft: 1.52m
Air Draft: 12.19m
Max Draft: 1.52m       Displacement: 13.00 Tons


Engine Description: Perkins M65 engine (2001), shaft driven diesel engine.
3 blade 18 x 14 RH propeller. Electric start.


Carvel planked Iroko hull with oak timbers and frames, white painted finish. A fibre glass sheathed ply decks, cream painted finish.

Iroko/Mahogany superstructure, varnished and long iron keel. Raked stem and canoe stern. Central deep semi open cockpit .

A shelter deck with wind screen, over the helm position. Large cockpit lockers as seating for guests. Aft cabin. Varnished toes rails….


The whole interior was professionally fitted out when built,  purpose built furniture stowage and fittings.
Hard wood coach roof combings, round opening portlights. Hinged opening skylights over each cabin.
A fixed dropleaf dining table in the saloon with opposing settee berths.
Headroom of 5ft 10ins
1 x single berth in focsle,   2 x settee berths in Saloon, Vinyl PVC covered berth cushions

Aft cabin – 2 x single berths (can converts to 1 x large double)

Plastimo, gas double burners, grill & oven, Fridge, galley sink with hot and cold water
Varnished wooden gas locker stood on aft deck.
Marine toilets x 2 in separate compartments.



Fully fitted Burgundy canvas awning with windows over the open cockpit. Keeps the elements out of the semi open cockpit.
Canvas hatch covers. Fenders and warps.
Anchor windlass with canvas cover. a large main plough anchor on the foredeck, a kedge CQR anchor on the aft deck.


A Bermudan ketch rigged with two furling head sails, a battened main sail and mizzen.
sail.  A sail store in the foc’sle with deck hatch to foredeck. Some of the sails stowed in sail bags. Furling jib/ genoa have sacrificial UV strips to them.
A fixed bowsprit, 2 x deck stepped masts,  stood in metal tabernacles and booms, all varnished wood.
Halyard winches x 2 on main mast , winch handles and holder
Alloy spinnaker pole
Stainless steel standing rigging and synthetics materials for the running rigging.


Navigation Equipment:

Wheel steering from central cockpit.
Navigation lights. Chart table in the saloon
Depth sounder – Stowe Navigator 1
Autopilot – Raymarine ST4000+
GPS – Mer FX312
Radar – Furuno
Navtex – Nav 4
Echo Sounder – Furuno LS6100

Safety Equipment:

Manual bilge pump
Stanchions and guard wires around the decks.
Stainless steel push pit and pulpit
Pair of windscreen wipers on the spray screen
Plastimo 6 man life raft; (due for servicing), valise type stowed on Aft cabin coach roof with canvas cover.
Guard rails fixed to the coach rooves, internally and externally. Horseshoe life ring


Disclaimer: Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.