for boat sales: There is no charge to WCOA qualifying members,
[members who have paid at least two subscriptions] Otherwise we seek a
£30 donation to the WCOA. Boats will be advertised for up to three
months after which the advert may be renewed or withdrawn. Please make out cheques to WCOA and mark the sail number on the back. Post to the
Treasurer, Robin Gabbitas
Boat details and description
– Please email the details and up to
three photos. The description is
limited to 100 words maximum. You may use the abbreviations shown to
reduce the word count. Please describe the boat accurately and fairly.
Those without email may post the details to the
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the new owner and it will greatly assist the WCOA if a transfer form is
completed at the point of sale and passed to the new owner
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obtain the address and land line telephone number of the buyer; meet the
buyer in person. Don’t pass on your bank account details.
The WCOA reserves the right to remove an
advertised boat without prior notice.
*Abbreviations as used
in Boats For Sale Section: List modified 15-01-2014
||Boat No. 1-400, built by Winton Boats
from 1979-1984; No's 401-1526, built by Anglo Marine from
1984-2002; No's 1527-1564, built by Ian Porter Sales from
||A modified version of the classic built
by Anglo Marine & Ian Porter.
||Built by Ian Porter Sales, between
||Hartley Boats. The latest version, first built
in 2008 and starting at boat no 1586
||Combi Trailer - road & launching trolley
||Launching trolley only
||Outboard motor included
||Spinnaker aperture in foredeck for easy
|Sail No &
Details & Boat Location
Description (Max 100 words)
Tim Robertson Tel 01258 480059
Sutton Bingham SC, Yeovil, Somerset.
Anglo Marine MD Wanderer, current ownership since 2003.
With parchment hull and cream deck. Aft mainsheet, metal
rowlocks, oars, self-bailers, all round D Section rubber
fendering, fitted hull eyes for boom tent (not supplied); U
bolts for righting lines. Very good McNamara genoa, Good
McNamara mainsail, well used but perfectly serviceable Porters
spinnaker. Alde Engineering Surf Combi Trailer circa 2004
with extended front mast support (Clears roof box), jockey wheel
and spare road wheel – well balanced and rugged towing set up.
Wooden lighting board and aft mast crutch fits to transom.
Boom up and flat covers, both very old and just serviceable.
Hold down towing strap and padded wooden ‘spreader bar’.
Major Porters racing refit around 2012 included: Padded toe
straps, smart replacement black non-slip floorboards,
replacement deep section boom, 16:1 Kicking Strap, spinnaker
chute, rudder and centreboard profiled and painted white, kicker
and cunningham led back to thwart. Replacement thwart. Solid
mast step rebuilt. Well known boat, cruised and raced
extensively and set up & ready for racing now. Recent multiple
National and Inland Championship winner. Completed twice and won
class once in Three Rivers Race (Horning).
Mel Newman: 07813978549
Little Haywood, Stafford,
Hartley Wanderer. Very Good condition. Reservoir sailed only.
Genoa Furler; Slab reefing; Spinnaker (pole); Centre Main;
Buoyant Head Patch; Easy Furl; GRP aft storage locker; Aft
Rear Seats; Over boom Cover PVC; Rapide Combi Trailer.
N.B. The WCOA does not warrant the accuracy of advert
details or sanction the asking price. All contact shall be
directly between the seller and the purchaser. It is the
purchaser's responsibility to verify the ownership, sea
worthiness and other aspects of the boat prior to payment.
Useful links: Boat
Buyers Check List +
Wanderer Build History
|Miscellaneous Wanderer Kit -
For Sale or Wanted
Wanted - Suit of second-hand Wanderer sails.
Ex-racing sails would be OK, or a cruising suit with some life
left in them. Please email:
ring Richard on 01206 823890.
Wanted - Used, but serviceable cruising main
sail preferably with reefing and the buoyancy pocket at the
head. Can pay by cash or BACS and arrange collection personally
or by courier. Please contact Ralph Ballhatchet
Wanted - Rudder Blade for Anglo
Marine Wanderer W539. A used blade
is acceptable, if in working order. Please contact Michael
Wanted - Secondhand suit of Wanderer Racing
Sails (main and jib), ideally in good, clean condition. Please
contact Jonathan on 07715 257979. email
For Sale - Brand new lazaret (rear locker)
cover manufactured and painted in Ivory and Manufactured by Ian
Porter Sales. The cover is 480mm front to back . Cost
£153.60 +VAT selling for half price plus carriage. Please
contact Mike at
|For Sale - HOOK DEVICE – For
removing stones from the centre board casing . Manufactured in
1mm thick stainless steel 600mm long and 25mm wide – hook formed
at one end and hole the other for rope to aid retrieval. Highly
effective – don’t think of going cruising without one ! £21.00 inc p & p. David Hewett 020 8657 3750
For Hire - Boat Tent. Available for hire to WCOA members.
Contact Mike Hamilton - New Milton Tel 01425 612611. Charge
£l.00 per day. Hirer collects and returns.