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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£890
Outboard £270
City
(ad placed 23/05/2015)
Tinker Star Traveller, approx 1995, good condition, no patches, light use.

All the usual Star Traveller sails, furling jib, lovely varnished oars with captive oar locks, all the usual Star Traveller equipment, footpump, plus battery air pump works on torch batteries for quick inflation.   Also wheels for dinghy, centre board, rudder and tiller, transverse bulkhead, mast jib and jib sheets etc.

Everythings there, just add water for great fun and adventure.  Selling as I am now getting old.

Also 4hp 2 stroke Mariner - Henshaws recommended outboard for the Star Traveller.  Very light use, starts first time.

Happy safe sailing.

Price £890 on collection, outboard £270.

email  Leo Maclean
Tel: 07415 369335

For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£750
Optional outboard
£600
Botley, Southampton.
(ad placed 23/05/2015)
Post 2001 Tinker Tramp in good condition.  I am not sure of the actual date as I purchased it second hand.

Mainly used in the lake in Cazaux / Sanguinet in South West France.

Original Sails, rudder and centre board - never used in my ownership (5 years).  Complete with transom wheels, anchor, pump, bag, tarpaulin and oars.

Optionally available I have a 4 hp Suzuki four-stroke outboard which has only had a few hours of use and was recently serviced by Bursledon Outboards.

Repair effected to starboard bow tube by Scott at Rib and Dinghy Repair in Brockenhurst - obviously very professionally done.  Holds pressure brilliantly.

Price £750, optional outboard £600.

email  Ian Crowley
Tel: 01489 809187
Mob: 07701 318467
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For Sale
Tinker Super Tramp
£995
Swansea
(ad placed 23/05/2015)
Tinker Super Tramp with performance sailing kit, sail number 6920, manufactured in 2000, HIN GBJMH069208000, bBuilt by Alyn McQuoid.

The Tinker Tramp can carry 4 people (plus baggage) and can take an outboard motor up to 4 hp.  It can be sailed or rowed single handed. There are lots of YouTube clips - great fun to sail.

Good used condition.  Tinker has mostly been used as a tender to a sailing boat and only sailed a handful of times.  The boat has been stored indoors and has never been repaired or damaged, the tubes hold pressure for weeks at a time.  There are some marks on the sails and some salt corrosion to eyelets.

Fully spec'd with performance sailing kit & comes complete with:
  • 3 sails - furling masthead jib and standard jib, mainsail
  • Vision window in mainsail and jib
  • 4 sectioned mast, pre-rigged for ease of assembly (each section less than 1.8m)
  • Anodised alloy mast beam, allowing 2 positions to step the mast
  • Wooden centre-board & hinged rudder with extending tiller
  • Beautiful wood oars - can be separated into two parts for ease of transport
  • Inflation foot-pump
  • Trolley wheels attached for ease of transport to waters edge
  • All necessary ropes to sail away
  • Original bag for rig & oars. No boat bag - we transport in tarp.
Viewings can be made by prior arrangement in Swansea only.  The boat is located in Swansea but I regularly travel in the southern part of GB and could meet to deliver.  The boat is advertised elsewhere, so I reserve the right to end the listing early.

Price £995.00 cash on collection preferred or Paypal.

email  Fay Williams
Tel: 07774 298065 evenings
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Wanted
Jib for a Tinker
(ad placed 16/05/2015)
Has anyone got a spare Tinker jib?  My Tinker has a mainsail only and I would like to add a jib.


For Sale
Tinker Foldaway RIB
£1200
(reduced for quick sale)
Woodbridge, Suffolk.
(ad placed 16/05/2015)
Tinker Foldaway Rib, sail number 6340, with all bags, sails, battens, spars, oars, daggerboard, rudder, pump and bailer.  Factory fitted forward spray cover.

No patches or repairs.  Stays inflated.

Outer carrying bag and sail in very good condition.

Bought new from Henshaw Inflatables.

Lightly used and kept in outstanding condition.

Price £1200 (reduced for quick sale).

email  Claire and Roger McCombie
Tel: 01394 460358
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For Sale
Tinker Foldaway RIB
£1750
St John's Wood, London.
(ad placed 16/05/2015)
Tinker Foldaway RIB, yellow, sail number 6756, year of manufacture 1999, HIN GBJMH06748E999.

I am not using the RIB and it is time it went to someone who will use it.  It is a lovely boat and in good overall condition, though with some minor scratches to the fibre glass bottom.

The inflatable chambers are in VGC and are air tight and no patches.

The daggerboard, rudder, mast and sails are in VGC, almost like new.

You will get the following:- The boat, three piece mast, rudder, daggerboard, all the rigging, foot pump and hose, oars and sails.

The boat is now located in London NW8, you are welcome to view the boat and I am happy happy to send extra photos.  I also go to the Isle of Wight via Southampton and may consider bringing the boat with me for an agreed fee.

Price £1750.

email  Bisher
Tel: 07917 641997
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For Sale
Tinker Traveller
£1250 o.n.o.
Essex
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Tinker Traveller, red, TL6917, year of manufacture 2000, purchased new.  Only used 3 times, always stored in the dry.  Boat and accessories are as you would expect all in excellent condition.

Outboard also available separately.

Extras include - four part mast, jointed oars and sailing kit holdall.

Price £1250 o.n.o.
email  Martin Viewgarden
Tel: 07718 585550

For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£1750
Southampton
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Later model Tinker Tramp, yellow.
  • 3 piece mast
  • Main and jib
  • Two piece oars
  • Updated blocks and lines not tinker standard
  • Custom made bag for mast and boom and oars
  • Custom made bag for rudder and centreboard
  • And large strong bag for dinghy
  • Has life raft canopy and drogue
Tinker used as yacht tender and for sailing when reach idyllic harbours.

Reason for sale is that I'm buying another boat but the cockpit locker is too small for the Tinker.

Price £1750.

email  Majella Bushe
Tel: 02380 848531
Mob: 07940 221758
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For Sale
Tinker Traveller
£1100 o.n.o.
Northants
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Tinker Traveller, sail no. 6934, built circa 2002 by Alyn McQuoid.

Complete with:
  • Mast
  • Mainsail
  • 2 x Jib
  • Shrouds, sheets & halyards
  • Plate
  • Oars and rowlocks
  • Tiller and rudder
  • Anchor
  • Assorted ropes and fittings
  • Trolley

Price £1100 o.n.o.  Buyer collects.

email  Jim Cowles
& Frances Ford
& Andrew Botterill
Frances: 01933 665599
Andrew: 01933 665816
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For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£670
Petersfield, Hampshire.
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Sale includes sails and pump.  All in good working order, and is collection only.  Would prefer cash on collection.

Price £670.

email  Steve Rolison
Mob: 07526 704725
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For Sale
Tinker Traveller
£1500 or €2095
St. Raphael, South of France
or near Liverpool post 25th June
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Tinker Traveller, sail number 6455, serial number GBJMH06455E898.  1 owner, bought new in May '98.  Light use during holidays in the Mediterranean.  Kept in indoor storage and carefully maintained.  Comes with landing trolley, oars with captive rowlocks, 3 section mast and rigging, mainsail and jib, centre-board and rudder, pump and sail bag.

Currently near St. Raphael in the South of France - ideally I would like to sell it in France between 5th - 25th June 2015 - but will bring it back to the UK (near Liverpool) if not sold.

Non-running 5hp outboard also available if sold in France.

Price £1500 or €2095.  Buyer to collect.

email  Margaret Cawley
Tel: 01704 568696
Mob: 07837 266172
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For Sale
Tinker Tramp & outboard
£590
Cottingham, East Yorkshire.
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Tinker Tramp, sail number 9.  I purchased it many years ago and used it on the lakes in France.  It has not been used for the last 5 years or so, and it is in good condition.

It has 2 sails, daggerboard and rudder, hand pump & electric pump.

It also comes with a Yamaha 1.100 2 stroke outbord motor which also has not been used for 5 years, and it worked well when last used.

Price £590.

email  Richard Elvidge
Tel: 07941 446037
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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£950
Portishead, near Bristol.
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Tinker Star Traveller 2616.   It is a blue hulled mk1 model built circa 1992.  I am the second owner, the first owner used the hull under engine mainly in the River Thames as a boat for his family and did not use the sailing kit.  Basically the boat has had very light use.
I have used the sailing kit about 4 times and the sails are crisp and new looking.  The small jib still looks still as wrapped from the manufacturer.  The boat has always been garage stored and has the original Tinker storage bags for both the hull and the sailing kit.

Comes complete with all the performance sailing kit, the main sail, small jib, large (furling jib), original oars and air pump (original).

Price £950, cash on collection.

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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£850 o.n.o.
Richmond, Surrey.
(ad placed 03/05/2015)
Tinker Star Traveller, sail number 5040.  Purchased new by me from Henshaws in 1992.  Never been used as a tender or stored on board a yacht.  Only sailed about a dozen times and kept in dry indoor storage at all times.   Boat and accessories are in good condition Length 2.75m.  Folds for easy transport in normal car.  Never been damaged or repaired and the tubes hold pressure for weeks at a time.

Comes complete with:
  • Boom, mainsheet & kicking strap
  • 3 section mast
  • Furling masthead jib & standard jib
  • Battened mainsail with vision window
  • Wooden centre-board & hinged rudder with extending tiller
  • All necessary ropes and accessories for sailing
  • Original wood oars
  • Inflation foot-pump
  • All original bags for boat, sails and oars

Price £850 o.n.o.

email  Jon Fitzgerald
Tel: 07949 485319
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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£950 o.n.o.
Ilminster, Somerset.
(ad placed 26/04/2015)
Tinker Star Traveller, sail number 5567, hull number JMHG855678095.  Purchased new from Henshaw Inflatables, Wincanton, in April 1995.  "Pingu" has been used on family holidays mainly in estuaries including the Dart and Helford.

Includes:
  • Complete sailing kit, in carrying bag, with battened mainsail, jib and genoa.
  • Original, very efficient, bellows pump.
  • Optional Inflatable rear seat.
  • Original oars (but non captive rowlocks and leathered).
  • Original manual and brochures.
  • Original Henshaw's repair kit (never needed).
  • Valve repair kit and tool (never needed).
  • Spare, homemade, dagger board and rudder blades (never needed).
Modifications:
  • Reinforced offset transom outboard mounting.
  • Mainsheet traveller to enable sailing with outboard installed but raised.
Not used for several years, she has always been stored under cover.  She inflated with the original bellows pump in less than five minutes for these photos in April 2015 and, apart from the optional rear seat, there was no sign of air leakage.

Price £950 o.n.o.

email  David Patuck
Tel: 01460 52088
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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£1950 o.n.o.
Norwich, Norfolk.
(ad placed 08/04/2015)
Tinker Star Traveller, sail number 7586, year of manufacture 2005, and purchased new.  Only used about 20 times and kept in dry, indoor storage at all times.  Boat and accessories are all in excellent condition.  Includes both furling and standard jibs.  The extra length of the Traveller gives better performance - it planes with 3 people under 5hp outboard and rows brilliantly.  Outboard also available.

Extras include - four part mast, jointed oars and performance sailing kit.

Delivery to West London or South East Coast are possible.

Price £1950 o.n.o.

email  John Heaser
Tel: 01603 812472
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For Sale
Tinker Funsail
£1950 o.n.o.
Rugby, Warwickshire.
(ad placed 06/04/2015)
Tinker Funsail, sail number 6362, year of manufacture 1998.  Hardly used.  Excellent condition with improvements.  Will take 5hp outboard.

Price £1950 o.n.o.  Buyer collects from Rugby.

email  Bill Dyer
Tel: 07957 077255
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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£850
Outboard
£150
Hull, East Yorkshire.
(ad placed 17/03/2015)
Tinker Star Traveller Inflatable boat sail No. 2653, year of manufacture 1992.  12'/3.66m long, 59ft2/5.45m2 sail area.

Boat and equipment in very good condition.  Previous owner had boat for 10 years.  He used it on annual holidays for 5 years, then stored it for 5 years.  I've owned it for two seasons, sailed it on one holiday and entered it in one or two Tinker Sailing Club races.

Comes complete with main sail, small jib, large (furling) jib, original oars, spare dagger board and spare rudder blade, whisker pole, and original air pump.  Boat has not been patched and stays inflated.

Price £850.  

Also available is a 4 hp Ailsa Craig outboard motor at £150.

Cash on collection please.

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For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£1275
Optional Outboard
£400
Washington, Tyne and Wear.
(ad placed 11/01/2015)
Post 2001 Tinker Tramp in excellent condition.  I am not sure of the actual date as I purchased it second hand but I think about 2002/3.

Mainly used in inland lakes particularly south west of France.

Sails, rudder and centre board all replaced in recent years.  Complete with folding launching trolley and oars.

Optionally available I have a 3.5 hp Mercury outboard which has only had about 4 hours of use.

No longer caravanning hence sale.

Collection from Washington Tyne and Wear, or I do travel quite a lot so I could perhaps meet up with a buyer.

Tinker price £1275.

Optional outboard price £400.

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For Sale
Tinker Super Tramp with liferaft kit
£995 o.n.o.
Chelmsford or possibly Lowesoft area
(ad placed 07/12/2014)
Good used condition.  Tinker has been used as an occasional tender to sailing boat 'Great Days' over the last 9 years.  With 'Great Days' moving on following the passing her master, the Tinker is up for sale.  I'm selling on behalf of my mother-in-law.  The boat is located near Chelmsford but could be arranged for collection from Lowestoft area.

Sail number 5704, manufactured in 1994, HIN JMHGB4078094.  It is made of tough Hypalon by Henshaw Inflatables, built by Andrew Butt.  Length 2.75m.  It folds small enough to fit in the boot of a medium car.

Never been damaged or repaired & the tubes hold pressure for weeks at a time.

Fully spec'd with performance sailing kit & comes complete with:
  • Full original bags for boat, sails and oars. Immaculate condition.
  • Brand new unused Liferaft kit. transforms the tinker in to a sealed life raft)
  • Furling masthead jib & standard jib
  • Battened mainsail with vision window
  • Boom, mainsheet & kicking strap
  • 3 sectioned mast, pre-rigged for ease of assembly (each section less than 1.8m)
  • Anodised alloy mast beam, allowing 2 positions to step the mast
  • Wooden centre-board & hinged rudder with extending tiller
  • Beautiful wood oars
  • Inflation foot-pump
  • All necessary ropes to sail away
  • Tinker repair kit
  • Bag for entire rig & oars
  • Owner's manual
If you are interested in a 2hp engine for the Tinker, this is negotiable and pictures can be supplied.

Viewings might be possible but on prior arrangements when relatives are available.

Please ask if you'd like any more pictures.  I have a few more.

Collection from Chelmsford or possibly Lowesoft area.

This is advertised elsewhere, so I reserve the right to end the listing early.

Price £995 o.n.o.  Would prefer cash on collection, or otherwise Paypal or bank transfer.

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For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£550
Southampton
(ad placed 02/11/2014)
Tinker Tramp for sale in Southampton, sail number 480, in very good condition for age.  Pump and oars are included.

Price £550 - cash on collection.

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