built 1937 by Saunders Roe, Cowes, Isle of Wight
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10.98 feet (3.35 metres)
43.05 feet (13.13 metres)
5.54 feet (1.69 metres)
VAGABOND is a wooden twin screw pleasure yacht, built by Saunders-Roe Ltd. at Cowes in 1937. She was registered at Cowes and her official number is 164825. She is made of teak on rock elm frames and has twin steering positions. She entered service on 3 May 1937. Prior to 1995, she was owned by Helen Jane Morris of 2 Cannon Hill Gardens, Shrivenham, Wiltshire and was extensively rebuilt in the 1990s with new beam shelves, deck beams, laid decks, s/s tanks etc. She currently has an internal combustion engine, with 104 kilowatts, made by the Gray Marine Motor Co. Her hull was faired and repainted in 2006, the wheel house roof was epoxy sheathed and all points were addressed on a full survey.
After 2007, under new ownership, VAGABOND underwent a comprehensive refit. She was located at Port Solent Marina. Source: previous owner, July 2014.
VAGABOND is currently located in Norway under new ownership. Source: owner, March 2015.
a rope, chain or iron collar which attaches the yard to the mast but which allows vertical movement