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Sold- February 2019 – 100ft. CLASSIC 1930s CAMPER & NICHOLSON BERMUDIAN KETCH – Exceptional Yacht, Fully Restored – Lying: MALTA – Similar Yachts Required For Brokerage


100ft. CLASSIC BERMUDIAN KETCH, designed by Charles Nicholson, built in 1933 by Camper & Nicholson, Gosport, Hampshire – Fully restored and offered in outstanding condition in thirty-five-year ownership – Professional crew maintained


“An outstanding yacht in all respects and immaculately maintained by a meticulous owner and presented to the highest possible standard by a professional crew. A written description can hardly do justice to the exceptional attention to detail throughout the entire vessel. SAHARET is indeed an extremely special classic yacht and on the market for the first time in over thirty-five years. She benefits from the same captain for thirty years which speaks volumes about this fine yacht and her owner. A pedigree yacht in all respects with an extensive inventory and highest possible specification”


Boat Details

Overall Length: 100ft on deck (113ft overall)
Waterline: 67ft 6ins
Beam: 17ft 9ins
Draught: 9ft.
Displacement: 103 Tons T M
Engine: 270hp MAN Diesel
Berths: Seven Berths in three cabins, plus crew
Sail: 3,760 sq.ft.
Designer: Charles Nicholson
Builder: Camper & Nicholson
Year Built: 1933
Location: Malta


SAHARET was built in 1933 for H. Woodbury-Parsons of Boston, USA to a custom design by Charles Nicholson (1868-1954) probably one of the most respected naval architects of the first half of the 20th Century. Charles designed many yachts during the golden era of the 1930s, most significantly the famous J-Class.

Camper & Nicholson, established in 1863 are world famous for their high standards and quality yachts, the majority still sailing today.

SAHARET, named after the famous Edwardian dancer, Clarissa Campbell, was launched in 1933 and sailed to her homeport of Naples, where she remained for twenty years in the ownership of Woodbury-Parsons. In the early 1950s Carlo Pesenti of Bergamo, Italy purchased SAHARET moving her to Genoa.

S A Sacomi of Rome bought SAHARET when she was offered for sale in 1960. She remained in Genoa in his ownership and was surveyed for Lloyds 100A1 classification in 1964, she remained in class until 1985.

In the late 1960s, SAHARET was bought by Ercole Lauro of Naples, he re-named her LILY.

Lily Marine Ltd. of St Helier, Jersey became the next owners in 1983.

In the current thirty-five year ownership, a keel-up restoration began during 1985-86. During this re-fit, the vessel, now back to her original name SAHARET, was stripped back to bare frames and rebuilt completely. All new wiring, plumbing and tanks and accommodation refurbished. Another major re-fit in 1998 included all new 1-inch thick sub-deck with 1 and 1/4 inch thick, swept teak laid deck.  The rig was re-configured to the original, higher bulwarks and new wheelbox. New deck saloon with a period style and additional stringers and frames to strengthen the hull. New windlass, chains, winches, steering gear and navigation equipment. Stainless-steel tanks replaced.

In 2013/14 a further updating programme and upgrading making SAHARET one of the finest yachts of her size and period.

All teak planked hull, bronze fastened to oak and steel frames. Oak back-bone, teak laid decks and teak superstructure, skylights and brightwork.

Raked stem, long counter stern, full deep lead ballast keel, long sweeping sheer.


  • 270hp MAN DIESEL ENGINE (2014) Hundersted four blade variable pitch propeller.
  • Double Ram hydraulic steering (1998)
  • Fuel capacity: Four tanks (2,518 litres in total)
  • Water capacity: Six tanks of stainless-steel (3,280 litres in total)
  • Grey water: 500 litres (with automatic/manual discharge)
  • Blackwater: 320 litres (with manual discharge)
  • 12V/24V/220V including shore supply
  • Two Banks 500 Amp/h lead-acid batteries (2009)
  • 12V/24V DC lighting & instruments
  • 24V/220V sockets in all cabins, 22V/110V shaving sockets in heads
  • 24V/ 220V 100 Amp La March Constavolt battery charger (2) (2008)
  • 1500w Victron Inverters (2 – galley & engine room)
  • Kohler 3-phase night generator (1994) with own 12V starter battery (overhauled 2014)
  • Perkins Sabre 25kW 3-phase generator with own 12V starter battery (2005) 5kW/220V mono-phase travel power driven from main engine (2012)
  • Watermaker 220 litres/hour ““ new membranes 2015
  • Hot water tank/calorifier 100 litres (2014)
  • Dual fresh water pressure pumps with hydro cells 24V (3)
  • Main reverse cycle air conditioning with independent air handlers in each cabin all thermostatically controlled.

The accommodation of SAHARET is a particular feature of the vessel and includes much of the original period joinery and panelling in polished Walnut and Teak. The lower saloon with the ambience of a gentleman’s club adjoins the owner’s ensuite stateroom and can be closed off to provide a private suite. The deck-saloon, bright and airy is a particularly pleasant place to socialise, enjoy a good book and admire the scenery. In total SAHARET has three ensuite double cabins plus two further separate crews cabins and in total berths for twelve.

In more detail, the accommodation affords:


  • Spacious cabin, fully carpeted with white enamel, varnished teak trim, teak doors & drawers.
  • Full-size double bed, large hanging wardrobe & drawers. Dressing table and chair.
  • Glass cabinets & bookshelves. Large skylight above.


  • Corian (2014), shower, washbasin & electric Superflush toilet, with plenty of storage lockers, etc.


  • Two single beds, bookshelves, wardrobe & drawers to starboard.


  • Corian design (2014), shower, washbasin & electric Superflush toilet, with plenty of storage space.


  • Double bed, plus additional single bunk bed, with wardrobe & drawers to port.


  • Corian design (2014), shower, washbasin & electric Superflush toilet, with plenty of storage space.


  • L shaped settee, cocktail cabinet, French polished panels of walnut & bevelled glass cabinets, large skylight above. Double doors can separate this area from the rest of accommodation, making it a private suite with the main stateroom if desired.


  • Comfortable settees surround the teak dining table with built-in bar area, stereo unit, Mini-M extension & VHF Sailor sub-station, Vestel flat screen LCD TV and Vestrel DVD player (2012).


  • Fitted carpets throughout guest accommodation (2014)
  • Vestel LCD flat screen plus DVD player
  • CD/radio stereo system (captain’s cabin)
  • CD/radio stereo system (crew mess)
  • Pioneer CD stacker, tape/radio stereo unit with outside speaker connections (saloon)


  • Four Burner gas cooker with Smeg electric oven (2014)
  • Rowenta electric microwave with rotisserie
  • Fridges 24V (2)
  • Isostar domestic style fridge/freezer
  • Chest freezer 10 ft3 (2014)
  • Fridge/freezer in other accommodation areas (3)
  • Icemaker (2013)
  • Bosch dryer (2007)
  • Bosch washing machine (2014)


  • All Raymarine navigation equipment (2009/2012)
  • Raymarine E120 chart plotter (cockpit)
  • Raymarine E80 chart plotter (below)
  • Raymarine ST60+ compass (cockpit)
  • Raymarine ST60+ Tridata (below)
  • Raymarine ST60+ graphic (below)
  • Raymarine ST60+ graphic (cockpit & below)
  • Raymarine ST60+ wind (cockpit)
  • Raymarine ST60+ CH wind (cockpit)
  • Raymarine 48nm radome antenna interfaced to plotters
  • Raymarine DSC VHF radio
  • Simrad IS12 data marine instrument (independent system)
  • Sailor 3-station VHF 55CH Type C401
  • Sailor mini-telephone system (1998)
  • Furuno video depth sounder
  • Furuno Navtex NX300
  • Furuno autopilot with remote control (1998)
  • Sestral hand bearing compass
  • Phonecom 8 Station Intercom system
  • Meteoliner baroscope (1999)


  • CQR 105lbs anchors (2)
  • Kedge 80lbs folding fisherman anchor
  • Lofrans gypsy anchor windlass (port)
  • Capstan gypsy anchor windlass (stb)
  • Galvanized oval link chain 0,5 inch
  • Torkmaster electric/hydraulic warping capstan 24V
  • Anchor wash 24V
  • Teak bathing ladder
  • Alloy folding teak passerelle
  • Deck teak dining table containing cooking gas cylinders (4) & storage space
  • Fenders, ropes & warps
  • Sun awnings & side curtains
  • Deck stools (2), ample deck cushions on coach rooftop for lounging
  • Canvas covers for all exposed varnished surfaces, plus winter covers for masts and booms


  • BERMUDIAN KETCH RIG sets about 3,760 design sail area.
  • Profurl roller furling for jib (2014)
  • Aluminium running poles (2) on mast tracks with twin running sails.
  • All new masts in Columbian pine by Spencer (1992)
  • New bowsprit (1986) & new mizzen boom (1988)
  • All new s/steel running & standing rigging (1 x 19) by Spencer
  • All new s/steel & chromed bronze bottle screws (1992)   Shroud plates s/steel (1986)
  • Sails
  • 1 x 1173 sq.ft. mizzen staysail, very good condition (1988)
  • 1 x 1800 sq.ft. Ratsey & Lapthorne mainsail, good condition (2000)
  • 1 x 552 sq.ft. Doyle Italy mizzen (2014)
  • 1 x 759 sqft. Doyle Italy furling jib (2014)
  • 1 x 390 sq.ft. jib topsail, good condition
  • 1 x Doyle main staysail (2014)
  • Anderson sheet winches (6) (1998, serviced 2014) 2 new runner Anderson winches (2014)


  • Automatic bilge pump 24V
  • Manual/electric high capacity bilge pump 24V
  • 2-Phase high capacity bilge pump 220V
  • Zodiac 6-man liferafts (2) (1997)
  • Life Rings (2)
  • Horse Shoe buoys with lights (2)
  • Inflatable life jackets (12)
  • Halon fire extinguisher externally operated (engine room)
  • Belt driven fire pump (main engine)
  • Additional fire extinguisher throughout ship (7)
  • Full set of flares   EPIRB with automatic float release (2012)
  • Emergency tiller


  • Inflatable 3,50m tender (2013)
  • Zodiac 4m RIB (new hull 2016)
  • Yamaha 25hp outboard (2013)
  • Yamaha 40hp outboard (2013)
  • Yamaha 15hp outboard (2013)

Contact us for more information, photographs or to arrange a visit aboard

GUIDE: SOLD – February 2019