Previous names

  • Kytra of the Highlands
  • Kytra of Mann
Certificate no 2825
Status Registered


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


Builder Herd & MacKenzie, Buckie
Built in 1959
Hull material Wood
Rig Bermudan Ketch
Number of decks 0
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
56.00 feet (17.07 m)
Breadth: Beam
16.50 feet (5.03 m)
7.00 feet (2.13 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


KYTRA was the first Herd and Mackenzie gentleman's yacht to be built and was exhibited at the London Boat Show. The present owners are fourth owners since 1959, the previous owners had her for more than 30 years. Much of the interior is the original design.

The vessel is carvel built of larch and is powered by a Gardner diesel engine.

Key dates

  • 1959

    Built by Herd & Mackenzie

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