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Barry MacNeaney is offering his yacht Hyperion, a Gib Sea 33, for sale where she is lying at Rochefort Marina, France.
She is registered in Dublin and VAT has been paid.
He has a permanent berth in the marina which is on the Charente River some 16 nautical miles south of La Rochelle.  Subject to a gentleman’s agreement this would be available with the boat.

Price €42,500

Length:  32.50 feet                                 Year: 2003
Beam:   11.25 feet                                    Registered: Dublin
Draft:      5.00 feet                                   Engine: 19hp Volvo Diesel
Fuel Cap: 90 litres                                  Marina berth: yes
Water Cap: 300 litres                             2 Cabin Version

For more details contact Barry MacNeaney at:  or 087 220 2887


Bowman 40 – Faustina II

John and Ann Clementson wish to sell their Bowman 40  She is currently ashore on her trailer near Newtownards, Co,. Down, but can be launched as required.  She is available now.

Details of the boat are here together with logs of some of the adventures John and Ann have had with her.  A short YM film about the Bowman 40 is here.  The asking price (for a private sale) is £90,000.  The boat has many extras.  The standing and running rigging was completely renewed in 2016.

Contact John at 07767 270858 or  An oldie but still a real goodie – the boat that is!

Boat gear


For Sale – Penn ‘Senator’ Medium Heavy Trolling Reel 

This brilliant item of US fishing engineering crossed the Atlantic with us clipped to the pushpit.  With it we caught a lot of fish and ate well from them.

Here is the original description of the reel from the manufacturer.

The reel comes in its original box together with  several hundred metres of filament line (strength unknown but adequate for very sizeable fish (!), and two reels of 130 lb Searanger Line (Terylene Polyester Yarn) each with 150 yds.  Also a tube of special reel lubrication, spanners and instruction book

You will need to provide weights, bait (artificial) and hooks.

Results guaranteed!

Condition virtually as new.  Price £80.  Check that price against other reels offered on Amazon etc.  It’s a bargain.

Contact John Clementson on 07767 270858 or email