Project whaler for sale, North Wales

Fancy a project , 25′ whaler?

There’s one lying at Gwynedd in North Wales, and it’s for sale. It has been in the Harlech family for many years and used to be moored on the Ynys opposite the village of Portmeirion.

It has been dry stored for quite a few years now. The seller, Mark Brookes, says that he has lots of gear to go with it including spars and a Seagull outboard. Mark is at

6 thoughts on “Project whaler for sale, North Wales”

  1. Most interesting to see a Type L 25ft version, my Sea Scout days were only populated with big brother, Type K….One of my favourite books, New Boat For Old by Charles Norman Davies, details in lively style the acquisition and conversion of a Type K! When completed he went cruising the East Coast with his wife and family of FIVE boys and a dog!….. I heartily recommend it as a fine and I guess now historical read as it dates from the mid to late Nineteen Fifties.

      1. Seems dead as he does not answer emails about the whaler?
        Have you any other live contacts for the whaler?
        I have had 2 whalers myself & was involved with 3 others in the 1960`s with the sea scouts.
        Bit of a whaler geak myself.
        If you can help put me in contact I would be obliged?
        Dave Hart.
        Solway boatman.

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