62ft Classic Timber Gaff Rigged Ketch "Ron of Argyll"

62ft Classic Timber Gaff Rigged Ketch "Ron of Argyll"

Located:  Perth, Western Australia

Step aboard 'Ron of Argyll', a timeless masterpiece crafted in 1928 for Colonel Charles L. Spencer, esteemed Commodore of the Clyde Cruising Club. Meticulously designed by the renowned John A. McCallum, this vessel boasts a beamier design, showcasing the epitome of luxury and elegance. Built by the esteemed Alexander Robertson and Sons (Yacht Builders) Ltd of Sandbank, Dunoon, Argyll, 'Ron of Argyll' features a majestic hull crafted from teak, complemented by Oregon mast and spars.

Her illustrious history spans continents and decades. In the glamorous 1960s, she graced the azure waters of the West Indies, hosting Hollywood's elite, including the iconic Marilyn Monroe. In the vibrant 1970s, she set sail for Australia, where she has resided since.

In a testament to her enduring beauty, 'Ron of Argyll' underwent a comprehensive restoration from 1991 to 1994, culminating in her triumphant participation in the prestigious 50th anniversary of the Sydney to Hobart race. In 2006, she underwent further enhancements, including the replacement of standing and running rigging, a new engine, sails, and rewiring, ensuring she remains a paragon of maritime excellence for generations to come

Online bidding to commence on Friday, 24th May and will end on Thursday, 30th May 2024 at 2pm AEST.

For a full list of specifications, photos and an inspection contact:

Adrian Seiffert -  0418 783 358
Email: adrian@marineauctions.com.au

To Register to Bid visit www.marineauctions.com.au 

Online Auction Terms, Buyers Premium 7.5% excluding GST applies. 10% Deposit at the close of the Online Auction or Acceptance of offer and balance of the purchase price to be paid in full at settlement on or before Thursday, 6 June  2024. To be sold in AUD DOLLARS.

DISCLAIMER: Marine Auctions offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel.  As the vessel is sold” As Is Where Is” Marine Auctions highly recommends that every potential purchaser inspect or arrange a surveyor or representative on their behalf to inspect the vessel prior to bidding.

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