Vagabond 47

Classic Ocean Cruiser Sail Far
  • Boat REF#  ·  331542
  • Length  ·  14.34m
  • Year  ·  1976
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  7
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 110hp, Ford 6D (1976)
  • Lying  ·  La Rapita
Boatshed La Rapita
Boatshed La Rapita
Tomasz Zaprzala

Extra Details

Designer William Garden
Builder Velmar Marine Italy
Lying La Rapita


Engine 1 x diesel 110hp
Engine make and model Ford 6D (1976)
Engine Hours engine1= 5120
Steering wheel
Drive V Drive
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 2.8KVA
Generator Hours new 2019, very littl

V drive transmition and the gearbox reconditioned in 2019, only 200 hours since then


Length 14.34m
LWL 11.00m
Beam 4.09m
Draft Min 2.10m
Draft Max 2.10m
Displacement 23,000kg
Storage In water


Ketch rigged Aluminium spars ()


Reefing mainsail - (2000)
Headsail - (2000)

9 sails in total, Mainsail on Harken cars


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 3
Heads 2 heads (Electric)

Only the rear heads has an electric toilet.


Hot water system

Only the rear heads has an electric toilet.

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover
Bow Thruster

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric windlass
2 anchors
dinghy ()
0hp outboard, Yamaha ()

Nav Equipment

Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Safety harnesses
MOB System

Broker's Comments

Discover the spirit of adventure with this 1976 Vagabond 47, a testament to classic design by the legendary William Garden.

Perfect for enthusiasts ready to bring their vision to life, this yacht offers a unique blend of potential and classic charm.

Featuring a solid ketch rig, she promises ease of handling and a versatile sailing experience, suitable for various sea conditions. Her interior presents a fantastic opportunity for those looking to imprint their style and modernise a classic sea voyager.

Despite showing signs of wear, the Vagabond 47's enduring design and robust build are evident. She's ideal for someone passionate about restoration, offering the chance to breathe new life into a vessel with a storied past.

Embrace the opportunity to own a piece of sailing history, ready for rejuvenation and new adventures on the open sea.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Vagabond 47 has been personally photographed and viewed by Tomasz Zaprzala of Boatshed La Rapita. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

26 years

Why are you selling her?

Retiring from boating

Where have you sailed her?

Over the course of 26 remarkable years, we've taken her on a journey spanning 36,000 miles, touching many corners of the globe.

Where the particulars herein give details of a boat, whether new or used, they are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate or complete. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars and the vessel. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specification above or in a purchase contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless such items are specifically listed herein. At all times, where the particulars herein give details of a new boat and/or a new boat to be supplied/built by a builder/manufacturer, or a boat to be chartered, via our introduction, we do not guarantee or assume responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information offered by third-party companies in respect thereof including without limitation new boat builders/manufacturers, charter companies and/or companies/businesses which are ‘Friends of Boatshed’. We shall not be responsible for, or party to, any transactions, contracts or agreements between you and such third-party providers of products or services and it is incumbent upon you to verify such details direct with such entities and contract with them at your sole discretion and on terms that you agree.

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