Namhara : Eight Metre Classic, Netherlands Based
Namhara is stationed in the Netherlands as can be deduced from the ensign worn in the above photograph. She relocated there in the early 1990s and was treated to a full restoration. Another photograph, below, shows off the resulting beautifully varnished hull. There are several other McGruer eight metre yachts on the HBA website such as Inismara, Altrica, Camellia Of Rhu and Nan Of Clynder.
Built : 1955 by Bute Slip Dock Co Ltd in Port Bannatyne, Scotland
LOA : 40' 9"
LWL : 27' 3"
Beam : 8' 10"
Draught : 6' 3"
Displacement : 10 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : 185771
Sail Number : K5
Namhara Custodians & Home Ports
Bas van Donselaar (2007-2018...) Wemeldinge, Netherlands
Mr Kesteleijns (?-1990-2007) Wemeldinge, Netherlands
Colin Chapman (?-1985-?) Crosshaven, Ireland
Harold Cudmore (1971-1983-?) Crosshaven, Ireland
Michael P O'Flaherty (1968-1970) Clynder, Scotland
Dr TMN Salvessen (1965-1967) Clynder, Scotland
Kenneth H Mackinnon (1964) Clynder, Scotland
Peter D Odlum (1955-1963) Greenock, Scotland
Page last updated : April 2018