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1976 Holman & Pye Super Sovereign 35

Nantes, France


A classic ocean going yacht, the Holman & Pye designed Super Sovereign 35 is a traditional long keeled ketch with elegant lines.  Built to a high standard by JW & A Upham's yard and recently re-engined, this pretty vessel has been in her present ownership for 28 years and extensively cruised around the English, Irish and French coasts. Presently ashore on the R. Vilaine, France, but contact us at Suffolk Yacht Harbour for viewing arrangements.

Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £19,750
Boat Name: Alanah of Gigha
Make: Holman & Pye
Model: Super Sovereign 35
Year: 1976
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 35 ft
Length Overall: 35 ft
Waterline Length: 26 ft
Beam: 10 ft
Max Draft: 5 ft
Displacement: 7,636 kg
Ballast: 3,055 kg

Engines / Speed

Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 180 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 360 L

The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins.  In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under.  Opening hatch to deck.  Separate heads compartment to starboard with marine toilet and washbasin.  In saloon, two settee berths, one converting to double.  Saloon table with drop leaves.  Opening hatch to deck.  Chart table to starboard with galley opposite,  Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven.  Coolbox.  Stainless steel sink with pressurised cold water system.  360 litre freshwater capacity.  Radio/CD player.

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway, Beta Marine 35hp four cylinder diesel engine.  Electric start.  Freshwater cool;ed via heat exchanger.  Shaft drive to three bladed propeller.  180 litre fuel capacity in three GRP tanks.  Single lever control.  The engine has been regularly serviced.

Electrical Systems
  • 3 x 12 volt batteries
  • Alternator charging
  • Solar panel
Spars & Sails

Ketch rigged.  Anodised aluminium spars.  Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing mainsail.  Rotostay headsail furling system.  Two Antal 40 self tailing sheet winches.  Two Lewmar 8 halyard winches.  Control line winch.

  • Mainsail
  • Headsail
  • Mizzen
  • Spinnaker
  • Staysail
Deck Equipment
  • 45lb CQR anchor with chain
  • 25lb CQR with chain and warp
  • 35lb Danforth anchor
  • Electric anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires
  • Mainsail and mizzen covers
  • Coachroof grab rails
  • Sprayhood
  • Bimini
  • Cockpit awning
  • Cockpit spray dodgers
  • Binnacle
  • Boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
  • Winter storage cradle
Navigation Equipment
  • Fluxgate compass
  • Boatspeed and log
  • Wind speed and direction
  • VHF radio
  • Handheld VHF radio
  • GPS
  • Garmin chart plotter/radar
  • SSB transceiver
  • Autohelm autopilot
  • Navtex
  • Navigation lights
  • Clock and barometer
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Engine room fire extinguisher
  • Gas alarm
  • CO detector
  • Smoke alarm
  • Various harnesses and lifejackets
  • Deck light
  • Two horseshoe lifebuoys with lights
  • Danbuoy
  • Emergency tiller
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Radar reflector

Built in 1976 by JW & A Upham to a design by Holman & Pye.  White GRP hull with cove line.  Teak toe rail.  White GRP superstructure with painted non-slip to deck.  Long keel with encapsulated ballast.  Keel hung rudder.  Wheel steering.  Aft self draining cockpit.


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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