An Invited Friend of The Harrison Butler Association
Built to an Alan Buchanan design in 1968

Photograph : Brian Cassey/AFP/Getty Images


Tsambika : The Largest Boat Built To A Buchanan Design
Tsambika has been owned by Philip Marsden since 2015. He's the author of several books including Rising Ground. He's been sailing Tsambika up the rough west and north coasts of Ireland (Blasket Sound, Innishturk, Donegal) with the intention of gathering inspiration for a new book. He's clearly got a most capable boat. Philip posts regularly about life afloat on his FaceBook page.

Tsambika's previous owners took her to the Caribbean and back,
here pictured off Salcombe.

Tsambika Statistics
Built : 1968 by Johnson, Sons & Jago Ltd in Leigh-on-Sea
LOA : 31' 0"
LWL : 24' 0"
Beam : 9' 0"
Draught : 4' 10"
Displacement : 9 ton TM
Lloyd's Registration : N° 335654
Signal Letters : 2GNV4
MMSI : 235099025

Tsambika Custodians & Home Ports 
Philip Marsden (?-2015-2017...) Lough Foyle, Ireland
Geoffrey Trebilcock (?-1983-1985-?) London, England
Mr & Mrs GG Hindley (1974-1980-?) Dartmouth, England
Ronald Groves (?-1969-1973) Chichester, England

Tsambika Links
Tsambika for sale (Now Sold)

Page last updated : September 2017


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