16ft trailer sailer, gunter rig, YM Senior

Price Details

Price: £1,150 GBP  MUCH REDUCED 
Location: IN the water, Walton on the Naze, Essex. GB
Make: Yachting Monthly Senior – SELF BUILD
Year: 1960
Condition: very good, well maintained
Category: Sail
Class: Daysailers
Keel Type: Triple Keel


A Yachting Monthly Senior 19ft Gunter rigged. triple keeled trailer sailor.
She was home built built from plans sold by Yachting Monthly , designer was a Kenneth Gibbs, in the 1950’s he ran a Boatyard at Twickenham on the Thames.
She has led a charmed life on the East Coast exploring all the shallow muddy creeks of the River’s Estuaries.
She has great sailing qualities.
All good,…….




Nominal Length: 5.79 m
Length Overall: 5.79 m
Length Of Deck: 4.93 m
Length At Water Line: 4.57 m


Beam: 1.83 m
Draft: 0.76 m
Air Draft: 1.22 : m
Max Draft: 0.76 m


Dry weight 476kgs ( per design details)
Cruising Speed: 4  knots


Berths: 2
Cabins: 1

Builder: Self built in the 1960’s
Designer: Kenneth Gibbs design
Boat Name: Shelduck

Construction: Marine ply painted.
Hardwood frames and coach works.
Open Aft cockpit. One open cabin, deck stepped mast. Lockers/ surfaces either side of companion way. Two bench berths.Two burner cooker, toilet,  cockpit cushions with new covers.

Equipment: boat hook, fenders,Anchor and chain.
Old road trailer some work required . Outboard  bracket

Sails:2 head sails on furling drum gear. Main sail . All tan terylene.

Wooden mast deck stepped stood in a deck tabernacle,Mast crutch
Bowsprit, boom and gaff. Sheets led back to the cockpit.

Navigation Equipment: echo sounder