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Abeking and Rasmussen 60
Classic for sale
Year 1936
Length 59 ft
Price £115,000
Located in Portimao, Portugal

Boat Details
Hull Material Wood    


Eisvogel is one of the “Windfall” yachts, she was built inGermanyas “Reiher” for the 1936 Olympics and requisitioned by the British at the end of the War. She was sailed to the UK from Kiel in 1946 and given a new name “Gladeye”.  Owners Comments If you are looking for a Classic Yacht to race this is the one. I have been an owner of this vessel for nearly 30 years, without doubt she is very fast, nothing similar in my ownership has even come close. Her racing history is certain proof, she won “A” Divison Class 1 in the Fastnet Race in 1955, she has won most of theSouthCoastraces in theUKand with me at the helm also won the cup in an RORC transatlantic,Las PalmastoBarbados. In a raceNewcastletoBremerhavenshe beat a sister ship (Identical hull) by 8 hours. Why is she so much faster ??, no idea but she is.  Racing type accommodation for 9 persons in the three cabins 1 x Head with basin and Jabsco manual toilet

Extra details

LOA:                                                 60’

Year                                                   1936

Beam                                                  3.41 m

Draft                                                  2.39 m

Gross Tonnage                                   16.45

Registered Tonnage                           13.01

Hull                                                    Mahogany on Oak and Steel frames

Spars                                                  Pine

Engine                                                Perking 4108,  27.6 kw

Builder                                                           Abeking andRasmussen,Germany

Location                                             Portimão,Portugal.

addicional information

New teak deck 2010

11’  Inflatable 2011

10Hp outboard

1 x CQR anchor

1 x Skeg anchor

Repainted anchor chain 2011

Anchor winch manual

Liferaft 8 man service due 04/2014

Winter overall canvas cover 2012


Garmin 520 2011

VHF with DSC 2011 

Autohelm: Apparent wind, Compass, Depth and Log

NavTex with AIS

Completely Rewired 2011

2 x Bilge blowers 2011

Fixed Sestrel Compass

New fuel and water tanks 2012

New keel bolts 2012

Electric bilge pump automatic

Manual bilge pump operated from below deck

Manual bilge pump operated from on deck


Gas gimballed cooker

2 x sinks



Wardrobe of sails including   Hood Cruising Chute

   Spinnaker donated by Prince Philip for winning Fastnet

   4 Headsails

   1 Mainsail plus Spare main

   1 x Mizzen




The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.