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Today's Shortlist  June 14, 2017

MANDALAY 1986 Fisher 30 9.14m wheelhouse ketch, Volvo Penta 36 hp 3-cylinder diesel, 5 berths in 2 cabins. Lying on hard at Liverpool after re-fit. Owner retiring from yachting. GBP 26,000. NOW SOLD

TAKITEZ 1978 13.5m steel motor ketch based on Robert Tucker Ryton 38 design. Ford 80 hp diesel, 6 berths in 2 cabins. Lying ashore Rhyl GB after major external refit. Owner, 80, retiring from yachting. GBP 30,000. Pictures

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