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30ft. SILVERETTE CLASS MOTOR-YACHT – No.1 – Lying- Ireland


A 1931 SILVERETTE CLASS MOTOR-YACHT (Number One) designed and built by Silvers of Rosneath and restored for Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane


Boat Details

Overall Length: 30ft
Waterline: 28ft 6ins
Beam: 8ft 6ins
Draught: 3ft 4ins
Displacement: 9 Tons TM
Engine: 50hp Thornycroft Diesel
Berths: 4
Sail: Bermudian Rig
Designer: John Bain
Builder: Silvers of Rosneath
Year Built: 1931
Location: Dublin


In 1930 John Bain, the resident naval architect at Silvers Rosneath yard drew the lines for a new class of motor-yacht christened the Silverette. In 1931 June Amelia was launched. The design was a great success and orders soon came into the yard for the standard Silverette a sturdy 30ft vessel with optional centre wheelhouse/aft cabin ideal for exploring the Western Isles.

June Amelia is of traditional carvel construction on steam bent oak timbers through copper fastened.
Teak laid decks and varnished mahogany wheelhouse, aft cabin, skylight, hatches and rails. Varnished teak sheer planks.
Traditional accommodation with four berths and Electric tube heating.
Aft Stateroom with double berth and washbasin.
Centre Wheelhouse.
Fitted Galley.
Saloon with two settee berths, lockers and access to forepeak with WC.
Thornycroft 50hp diesel engine fitted in 2004.
New bermudian rig in 2012 and new suit of tan Jameson sails in 2012.
Re-wired 2003, 240-volt shore power.
Delta Anchor and 40 metres of chain.
Twin electric bilge pumps and manual bilge pump.
Leatherette cushions for summertime use on the cabin roof.
Pressurised hot and cold water supplies.
co2 alarm system, fire extinguishers.
Electric windlass.
Radio stereo system.
Plastimo gas hob and oven.
Speed and depth log.
Mooring lines, fenders.


In the present 12 year ownership, June Amelia has been carefully maintained and in constant use regularly cruising around Eire, the Scottish Iles and to the Isle of Man.
An attractive, well built traditional motor-yacht the first of a successful line of 30ft.Silverette Class vessels, formerly owned and restored for the Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane. Owner moving abroad hence the sale.
Owner Supplied Images

GUIDE: £30,000
LYING: Dublin
VIEWING: Through the brokers.