Alan Buchanan Gaff Yawl - Reynardine


Boat Description

Reynardine is a well-kept classic Yacht from the praised design boards of Alan Buchanan, she has a recent survey that is available upon request and has been maintained to a high standard by her present owner. Reynardine has 5 berths in the Saloon & the Forepeak and benefits from an Electric Sea Loo, Pressurised Water System and Coal Burning Stove. Powered by a tidy Yanmar engine and with an extensive Sail Wardrobe, Reynardine is the perfect Yacht for somebody that appreciates the finer things in life. A recent survey and viewings are available – for more information please get in touch with Dean & Holland – 01702 599018.



Alan Buchanan


Gaff Yawl

Length (LOA)

32 ft


9.1 ft


4.6 ft


7001 KG

Hull Configuration


Keel Type

Long Keel

Construction Material


Year Built



United Kingdom

Current location

Rochford, Essex

Designer – Alan Buchanan
Builder – Alan Buchanan
Year of Construction: 1970
LOA: 32 ft
LWL: 22 ft
Beam: 9.1 ft
Draft: 4.6 ft
Displacement: 7001 KG
Headroom: 5.5 ft
Underwater Profile: Long Keel
Construction – Timber, carvel construction of pitch pine on steamed oak frames, fastened with copper nails. Long keeled with a sawn of counter stern.
Notes – Pushpit & Stanchions have been removed but are available with the purchase of the yacht

Reynardine is fitted with 1 Yanmar 3GM30, 24 HP, Shaft Driven & Seated on beds of Timber.

Notes from a recent survey
Engine, access is through the main saloon, beneath companionway steps Entire engine
space is clean, the engine is a three-cylinder naturally aspirated Yanmar marinised diesel,
3GM30 approximately 24hp Cooling is via indirect closed circuit heat exchanger system. No
water leaks or serious oil leaks seen on the surface of the engine, all paint coatings on the
engine are mostly intact, oil and water levels checked found good, the engine space and engine
have had good regular maintenance. All hoses and clips secure. Engine numbers 10258.

Controls of single-lever cable operated type, cable is in fair condition no breaks seen
within the cable, in working order.

Exhaust of flexible type and seen to be in good condition. A water lock is fitted to prevent
water siphoning back into the engine, a good rise to exhaust is fitted to prevent following sea
entering the system. Engine Exhaust discharges on transom. Secure and in good external

Engine space partially lined with sound deadening material, a small piece removed and
set alight, this was seen to self-extinguish and is therefore of a non-absorbent fire resistant type.

Shaft coupling of flexible type all seen secure.

Reynardine has a 12 V Ships System as well as a 240V Shore Power System, 3 x 12 V Batteries are Charged By The Engine & Sterling Shore Power Charger (Sterling Pro Charge Ultra) A Nasa Battery Monitor is fitted in the Saloon to monitor the condition of the Batteries.

Water: 100 Litres in 1 Tank
Fuel: 40 Litres in 1 Tank

Gaff Yawl Rigged, Main Mast is Keel stepped, no spreaders, constructed of laminated Spruce.

A good suit of sails is included in the sale of Reynardine including Mainsail, Gib, Foresail, Topsail, Mizzen, Mizzen Staysail & Spinnaker.

Reynardine has 5 berths, 1 double in the Forepeak and 3 singles in the Saloon, the berths either side of the table provide ample space whilst the pilot berth on the Starboard Quarter is smaller.

The galley area is aft of the Saloon on the Port side and features a Plastimo gas oven, Stove & grill, there is also a sink with pressurised cold water.

The Forward Cabin hosts a comfortable Double ‘’Vee Berth’’ with an electric sea loo aft on the starboard side, the saloon has 3 single berths, dining table and ample storage and is heated by a ‘Hot Pot’ Cole stove.

Nasa Clipper Depth Sounder
Autohelm Tiller Pilot
Barracuda Seiwa Chartplotter (C Map)

Dodgers (If Stanchions are fitted)
Electronic Windlass
CQR Anchor & 50M Chain

Electronic Bilge Pump
Fire Extinguishers
Pilot Gas Alarm
Radar Reflector
4 Man Liferaft (Requires Service)