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Welcome to "Philosophical" a Ferro Cement Fijian 37.5 Yacht.


The project commenced in August 2002 and the yacht was launched  on May 30th. 2007.  It was an interesting project and an extremely difficult one. However, one will find that the completion of such a project will give much pleasure to the builder.

The yacht comes with a Marine Engineers Report carried out before and after launch in May 2007.


The vessel was anti fouled and repainted in July 2010.  Anodes were replaced on the prop shaft and the hull.

The vessel also comes with a "Vat Receipt Book" which acts as a record of VAT. Paid.  This is a requirement for entering foreign ports to show that Vat was paid on the items used to construct the yacht.

This Fijian 37.5ft was launched May 30th. 2007. Ferro deck. Sleeps 8 in 2 cabins and saloon. An extremely safe passage making yacht with all the necessary items to make living on board very comfortable. Sanitary tank system designed to meet new European Regulations. New Furlex Furling system with new genoa and new large mainsail fitted June 2008. New Beta/Kubota 58hp. engine (7/8 knots) with TMC260 Gearbox fitted in May 2008. Fuel 360 litres. Water 540 litres. Rutland Wind Generator and rear framing to hold solar panels. Hot water to all 3 sinks and shower by electric pump and powered by gas heater including new cooker.

New Fridge. Two Toilets. Fitted wooden cockpit dodger. All new rigging with detachable inner forestay (with older forestay sail). Mechanical automatic steering gear fitted. Spare (older) mainsail. Bombard inflatable with outboard motor. New 6 man Plastimo Liferaft and EPIRB. All new Lowrance GPS., Radio, Clipper Depth/Wind/Speed Instruments. New professionally fitted bunks and main lounge seating, including blue deck all round seating. All new Admiralty Charts and Pilots from Inverness to Gibraltar. Many extras. Construction of the yacht was supervised throughout by a Marine Surveyor and plastering supervised by a professional in ferro cement. Recent surveyors report available (indicating insurance value at £80,000). Lying by Inverness, Scotland.

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   58HP. Beta Engine fitted June '08

  Fwd. Cabin 2 bunks or double bed with fwd. toilet/washroom/shower just aft with changing area.

 Looking Aft from Fwd. Cabin door

  Main Seating Area to Port

  Main Seating Area looking Fwd.

  Kitchen to Port.

Kitchen with water heater/cooker

 Navigation/Chart table with  Leisure and Main Engine Battery under with  Inverter to the left. Second toilet/washroom to left of chart table.



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