Roma Of Rhu

An Invited Friend of The Harrison Butler Association
Built to an Alan Buchanan design in 1960

Roma Of Rhu


Roma Of Rhu : Saxon design built to Lloyd's 100A1
This much admired yacht was built as a cruiser racer in 1960. She's one of the first of Alan Buchanan's Saxon class which replaced the Yeoman Mk 2 class in that year. A sister ship was built, Mijbil. Roma of Rhu been extensively cruised up and down the west coast of Scotland, including the inner and outer Herbrides, with any major works being carried out at Oban. Now, August 2017, for sale for £20,000 and in need of a little attention here and there.

Hull Form

Roma Of Rhu Statistics
Built : 1960 by RJ Prior & Son Ltd in Burnham-on-Crouch, England
LOA : 34' 9"
LWL : 26' 0"
Beam : 9' 6"
Draught : 6' 0"
Displacement : 11 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : N° 302200

Roma Of Rhu Custodians & Home Ports 
? (2001-2017...) Stornoway, Hebrides, Scotland
Richmond & Robert Green (1979-1980-?) Rhu, Scotland
Dr Iain R MacLaren (?-1973-1978) Clynder, Scotland
Joseph Jackson Bell OBE JP (1970-1971-?) Clynder, Scotland
William Young (?-1961-1969) Greenock, Scotland

Roma Of Rhu Links
• “Roma on the Rocks” in PBO, May 2012
Roma of Rhu For Sale for £20,000 August 2017

Page last updated : August 2017


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