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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALTAIR  161792  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1931  5/1931   
Vessel type Vessel description
Yacht   Wood Auxiliary Motor  Schooner
Builder Yard Yard no
Fife & Son, Fairlie   789 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
93 grt / 77 nrt / 161 tm 107.8 ft  20.5 ft  13.5 ft  13.2 ft 
Engine builder Gleniffer Engines Ltd. - Temple Works, Anniesland, Glasgow
Engine detail
by1936 M4cyl oil 4SA (6 x 7in) 80bhp, type DC4, 1-screw

by1953 re-engined by General Motors - oil M6cyl (5 - 5½in) 190bhp reverse gear & SR gearing

1974 re-engined by Baudouin - M8cyl 286bhp

1986 re-engined by L Gardner, Manchester - M6cy 4SA 202kW 275bhp, type 6LXDT . 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Capt Guy H MacCaw, London.  Greenock  23/04/1931 
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1933 The Rt Hon Walter Runciman MP, Northumberland & Isle of Eigg
1938 Sir William G Verdon-Smith, Wells, Somerset
1939 Admiralty
1948 ??, Portugal
1950 Miguel Sans Mora, Barcelona - reg Barcelona
by1970 Compania Internacional de Navegacion y Comercio SA, Panama & Monte Carlo
1985 Albert Obrist
19xx Bazely Investments Ltd, Isle of Man
2005 Joe Pytka, Venice CA USA  
Vessel history
Gaff schooner yacht.
1987 restoration by Southampton Yacht Services.
2007 Fairlie Restorations Ltd.
2010 active. 
End year Fate / Status
Disposal Detail


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