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Classic Boat Article on Barbican

Designer: Alan Buchanan

Builder: Kings of Burnham, 1963

Rig: Bermudan sloop

LOA: 32ft 2in

LWL: 26ft Beam:

Draft: 6ft

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Owner: David Gilbertson

Barbican was designed by Alan Buchanan for the late Bernard Hayman, Editor of Yachting World.

She was built in 1963 by Kings of Burnham in iroko on rock elm frames 32ft 2in. 9ft beam, 26ft LWL Cutter sloop rig 6ft draught.

A stunning sea boat with good windward sailing performance .. a real friend.

Sleeps four, two generous quarter berts and two saloon wing berths with individual port lights. 6ft 7in headroom, heads in the eye of the yacht up forward, complete with gentleman's kneeling rail! Full size chart table to starboard, galley to port ... I could go on!!