Clyde Cruiser 8 | 1967

92,500 | Mylor, Falmouth United Kingdom

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  • Make Clyde Cruiser
  • Model 8
  • Year 1967
  • LOA 42ft/13m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Wood
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 5
  • Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 42534
  • Name Sunburst


43ft Wooden Classic 'Clyde Cruiser 8' For Sale Built in Scotland in 1967

'Sunburst' was the very last of the Clyde Cruiser 8 s to be built and one of the last designs from the board of David Boyd; famous for his 12 Metre and 6 Metre designs. Not only Boyd’s penultimate design but this was the very last wooden boat to go down the slip of the builder, Alexander Robertson in Dunoon.

Built with teak & mahogany, she has beautiful lines on the water. She sleeps up to four people in two cabins with an additional pilot berth in the main cabin.

A pontoon berth at Mylor Yacht Harbour is available by separate negotiation.


Clyde Cruiser 8 'Sunburst'
Designed by David Boyd & Built by Alex Robertson & Sons, Sandbank, Scotland in 1967

Built to Lloyds 100 A1
Carvel mahogany planking on bent oak and mahogany frames
Teak deck planking over marine ply sub deck
Teak trunk cabin

Length overall 43 ft 4 in / 13.2 m
Length deck 43 ft 4 in / 13.2 m
Length waterline 27 ft 3 in / 8.3 m
Beam 10 ft 0 in / 3.05 m
Draft 6 ft 1 in / 1.86 m
Displacement 8 Tonnes


- Entering by sliding hatch and companionway steps over long varnished engine casing down
- Quarter berth to port
- Full size chart table with drawers under, navigation instruments, Auto helm repeater and radio
- Jack locker
- Small seat to stbd
- Galley to stbd
- Semi bulkhead P&S

Saloon in original mahogany joinery
- 2 x Settee berths; 1 each side; reading lights over
- Stowage under and outboard
- Folding leaf dining table with stowage under on centreline
- 3 x Deck head lights
- Taylors paraffin cabin heater on fwd bulkhead
- Hanging locker to port
- Head compartment to stbd with Jabsco manual WC
- Stainless steel basin with cupboards under and outboard and mirror

- 2 x Single berths with lee cloths; 1 each side with stowage under
- Reading lights above
- Seat with drawer on centre
- Bulkhead with door to focsle sail storage and hatch to foredeck

Aft through the saloon; galley on starboard side
- Techimpex 2 burner hob and oven
- Stainless steel sink
- Cupboards


2 blade flexi fold propeller
Alternator on engine

12 V Electric circuit
2 x 100 Ah domestic batteries
1 x 110 Ah Engine start battery
240V Shore power to DC charger only

2 x Stainless steel fuel tanks total c 14 gallons / 65 litres
1 x Stainless steel fresh water tanks total c 120 gallons
2 x Calor gas bottles in vented locker in lazarette


Plastimo steering compass
Raymarine Sat Nav and chart plotter
Raymarine ST6000 Plus autopilot and repeater
ST 60 plus Tri data and repeater
Kelvin Hughes Husun VHF radio

1 x 45 lb CQR anchor on chocs aft foredeck, length of galvanised 3/8th inch chain
Bow roller
Simpson Lawrence manual anchor windlass

Clock and barometer

4 person life raft in valise (date of expiry unknown)
Pack coastal flare
2 x Life lines
2 x Jack stays
6 x blow inflate personal buoyancy
2 x Auto inflate personal buoyancy
Whale Gusher single diaphragm bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
2 x Dry powder fire extinguishers (date of expiry unknown)
2 x Fire blankets
2 x Horseshoe life rings

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Purchase Information

Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.

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