Laurent Giles 29ft Normandy class sloop

Price Details

Price: £7,999 GBP
Location: Norhumberland GB
Make: Laurent Giles
Year: 1965
Condition: Good
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


An elegant classic wooden yacht built to Laurent Giles’s “Normandy Class” design, an auxiliary engine, self draining cockpit and offers accommodation for three. In 2017 sporting a new livery of colours, her topsides now painted in Dark Blue.
Camay was built in 1965 to the 1953 design built specifically for club racing,
passage races and some cruising
She has been bought up to her present condition, since 1999 by her present owner. In commission ready to sail away……


Nominal Length: 9.09 m
Length Overall: 9.09 m
Length Of Deck: 8.84 m
Length At Water Line: 6.10 m


Beam: 2.44 m
Draft: 1.42 m
Air Draft: 10.97: m
Max Draft: 1.42 m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 litres
Water Tank Capacity: 55 litres
Displacement: 3.00 tonnes
Cruising Speed: 4 : knots
Engine Power: 8/10hp
Number of Engines: 1


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


Builder: Punton/Campbell
Designer: Laurent Giles
Boat Name: Camay


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


Engine Model: Yanmar 1GM10
Fuel Type: diesel
Morse single lever
located under bridge deck on centre line
Single cylinder, electric start, last serviced 1/5/17
Tiller steering. 3 blade propeller, raw water cooling system.
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive

Additional Description


Round bilge carvel planked displacement hull, larch on oak with cast iron ballast keel, deep open aft self draining cockpit.
Decks are GRP sheathed marine ply-painted, light blue.
Iroko/Sapele super structure, varnished natural.
Accommodation: headroom, 1.9m
berth lengths 1.9m
Forepeak utilized for sail stowage etc, hatch to fore deck
Saloon with opposing settee berths, shelving , a wardrobe and lockers
Under doghouse there is a quarter berth starboard cockpit and Galley facilities Sink a gas cooker with double ring grill and cooker.
Navigation station opposite with switch board and instruments.


Ground tackle: 15kg CQR
Bowler 15mm chain, 35m warp
5kg Danforth Kedge- 30m chain/warp

Sails & Rig:

Silver spruce varnished mast
Fractional Bermudan rig
Rig manufacturer: Builder & Spurr.
main sail reefing: Roller boom and deep slab reefing.
Head sail reefing: Luff roller. with sacrificial strip
Stainless steal standing rigging
polyester running rigging material.
Main sail- Ratsey and Lapthorn ? material Terylene, good condition.
Genoa, Jibs 2 & 3 a storm Jib and a spinnaker – all in good / fair condition.

Navigation Equipment:

Tiller steering
Plastimo 150 steering compass
masthead wind indicator.
NASA Clipper Duet,- speed /log/distance
Silva H/H Bearing compass
1.5kg lead line
Navigation instruments, plotters , pilot books, Almanac, rules & dividers some charts.
Safety Equipment: stainless steel wire guard rails, jackstays,
life jackets with harnesses and safety lines
lifebuoy with light
coastal flare pack,
air horn.