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Sail Yard


Rat Island, St Marys Isles of Scilly

Sailmaker Keith Buchanan

The Sail loft 

St Marys Quay

Isles of Scilly 

TR21 0HU


  • Rat Island sail loft, the islands sailmaker, catering for the needs of local & visiting craft.

  • Sail repairs small and large, new sails, traditional and modern, emergency repairs on sails and rigging undertaken.

  • We have a good stock of rope and associated chandlery.

  • We also have a comprehensive rigging shop offering talurit splicing to six 6mm, and full repair service. 

  • A cover making service in modern and traditional materials, including full winter & summer covers, Biminis & cockpit dodgers.

  • Fabric structures including awnings, tents and screens. 

  • A made to measure service.  


Rat Island Sailboat Co



  • Minor repairs and winter storage 

  • Brokerage service

For more information on any of our services please phone

Tel. 07866531311




Rat Island Sailboat Company.

The Boat Yard


St. Mary’s

Isles of Scilly

TR21 0JY

Tel. Keith 07866531311

Small craft

Hawk 20 Cabin Version for Sale.  2011 Sail No. 568 dark blue in excellent condition.  
Extras include cushions, cockpit cover, spinnaker package, boarding ladder etc.  
Also very low hours Suzuki 6HP outboard.
£13,000 Call 07866531311.  


11'3. Otter GRP Sailing dinghy. Sails, spars, oars, rudder & centre plate & trolley.

                                                                                                                               £200.00   SOLD


7’ Hess classic grp yacht tender. Buoyancy, oars and rowlocks.                    £650.00    SOLD


7’ 6” clinker pram dinghy, all varnished, oars and rowlocks.                          £350.00    Ready now


8’ ‘Blue peter’ grp sailing tender. Bermudian rig, oars and rowlocks.

Fenders, anchor, life jackets.  2 available                                                          £750.00.   Ready Early May


8’ grp tender. New keel strip. Oars and rowlocks.                                            £250.00.   Available now


12’ Rhum class plywood sailing dinghy. Good sailing rig, oars rowlocks.

Cover, new galvanised road trailer and launching trolley, anchor and warp.

Fenders and buoyancy aids.                                                                                £850.00   Available now


 12’6” Tideway, classic mahogany sailing dinghy. Gunter rig, oars and rowlocks.

Cover, galvanised trolley, bronze hardware all in beautiful condition.          £1750.00.  Available now


14’ Skipper family sailing dinghy, all grp. Gunter rig, main and jib. Oars and rowlocks

Anchor and warp.                                                                                                 £650.00.  Available June


Day Boats.


18’ Alan Buchanan ‘Seafarer’, grp centreboard day sailer. Large cockpit, 

small 2 berth cuddy. Complete with outboard motor on engine bracket, 

anchor, warp, boat hook and fenders.  Refit 2020, including regalvanised 

centreplate, over-boom cockpit cover, new acrylic windows and berth cushions.

Pitch pine beaching legs                                                                                     £1650.00.  Available now


Hawk 20 sailing boat. 2010. All complete.  Large cockpit. Furling jib. Outboard motor on bracket. Cover, galvanised road trailer, Anchor, fenders, boathook. 

Excellent condition.    SOLD                                                                                       £10,000.00.  Available now




Pocket cruisers


Hunter Europa 19’ Sailboat. Large cockpit, 4 berth cabin. Fin keel. Bermudian rig with slab 

reefing on main and roller furling on jib. Sheet and halliard winches. Outboard motor on bracket. Berth cushions, s/s pulpit and stanchions Anchor and chain, boathook and jib pole

 Recent refit and in excellent condition. Good passage maker, fast and seaworthy.                                                                                                          Complete with galvanised trailer.                                                                     £2,000.00.  Available. Now


 Motor Craft.                                                                                                                                                                       


12’ Bonwitco. Oars, rowlocks, anchor and warp. Yamaha 15 HP four stroke. 

On galvanised trailer                                                                                           £1,800.00.  Available early May


14’ Bonwitco. Oars, rowlocks, anchor chain and warp. Yamaha 25hp four stroke.

Galvanised trailer.                                                                                                £2,300.00. SOLD


All craft nominated are on St. Mary’s, in good working order.

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 Selway Fisher 11’6” Rhum class

This is a very simple 11'6 x 5' "V" bottomed dinghy for general purpose use. Her "V" bottom and 5' beam gives her both stability and a good turn of speed under both oar and sails. She is fitted out as a sailing dinghy but can be used as a tender or rowing boat for fishing or with an outboard motor (Can be supplied separately). The rig is gunter which enables the spars to fit inside the length of the hull for easy trailing. Her weight is around 90lbs

Maintained to a high standard and in excellent condition.


Included in this sale.

Oars & rowlocks, anchor & line, Full sailing kit. Boom over cover. Lifejackets,  Galvanised launching trolley & road trailer with spare wheel in excellent condition.  


Tel 07866 531311 to arrange a viewing.  

Price £850


Rat Island Sailboat Co

Boat Yard 

Porth Mellon industrial Estate

St Marys

Isles of Scilly

TR21 0JY 

Tel: 07866531311


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Rat Island Sailboat Co 

The Sail Loft

St Mary's Quay

Isles of Scilly

TR21 0HU

Tel: 07866531311




Tideway Dinghy

Recent good quality refit, paint and revarnish carried out late summer 2019. The boat is the deluxe version fittest out with beautiful bronze fittings. Includes Trolley, oars, rowlocks, sails, wooden mast and boom. Boyancy bags, Cover, 2 life jackets, anchor & line. Fully rigged and ready to sail. Beautiful Traditional sailing boat. Tel 07866 531311 to arrange a viewing.  £1750.

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