Previous names

  • Slarnge Va II
Certificate no 3484
Status Archived


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Tarbert
Vessel type Ketch
Archive reason More information required
Current use Ongoing conservation
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Weatherhead, William & Son, Cockenzie
Built in 1938
Hull material Wood
Rig Bermudan Ketch
Number of decks
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
34.00 feet (10.36 m)
Breadth: Beam
12.33 feet (3.76 m)
5.50 feet (1.68 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


SLAINTE MHATH II is a Bermuda Ketch motor sailer built in 1938  by William Weatherhead of Cockenzie and is a vessel of  redwood construction with a Ford 6D Sabre engine. Aboard there is a plaque stating the vessel served with the Royal Navy from 1939 to 1945. Owned by Mr Henry J Foster, owned her from approx 1968 to 1993. The present owner has carried out extensive renovations and the vessel is now structurally sound.

A short film of the vessel cruising the Mediterranean in the 1960s in available to watch on Youtube:

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Key dates

  • 1938

    Built by W Weatherhead & Son

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