Certificate no 2679
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Woodbridge
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Groves & Gutteridge Ltd, Cowes
Built in 1963
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 2
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Towed
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
57.00 feet (17.37 m)
Breadth: Beam
13.00 feet (3.96 m)
3.00 feet (0.91 m)
Air Draft
15.00 feet (4.57 m)
Tonnage: Gross


 VOUNI is a twin screw motor yacht of carvel mahogany construction. Built in 1963 for the Duke of Newcastle by Groves & Gutteridge of Cowes, Isle of Wight,

The present owner has been working to restore the vessel for 12 years after it had sat on a mud berth for 15 years. The hull and decks having all been replaced and after a survey new twin Leyland Barracuda engines will be fitted.




Key dates

  • 1963

    Built by Groves & Guitteridge, Cowes, Isle of Wight

  • 1963

    Built for the Duke of Newcastle

  • 2013

    In process of restoration for the last 12 years

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