Mark Cameron Yachts


Achilles 9m yacht

Mark Cameron Yachts are delighted to have been appointed to act in the sale of the Achilles 9m ‘HECLA’.

A development of the highly successful Achilles 24 the Achilles 9m was billed as a ‘SUPEROCEANCRUISER’ at the time of her launch. Designed to suit the needs of the cruising family looking to go further afield the designer, Chris Butler completed the 1975 Azores and Back and the 1976 Single Handed Transatlantic races in the prototype of the class. Design features of note:

  • A deep, full bodied forefoot gives a comfortable motion in a seaway.
  • Well designed and laid out interior providing a large volume of storage space.

HECLA has been in the current syndicate ownership since 1987. Over the years she has proved to be a highly capable cruiser and club racer. Providing enjoyable family cruising family explorations of the Scotland’s northwest coast, islands and further afield. She is also a regular entrant in the various adventure races combing sailing and mountain racing. Below decks she is presented in good condition with the interior feeling fresh and dry. Highlights include:

  • Beta Marine 16hp, professionally fitted 2017.
  • Depth, Log and Wind instrumentation.
  • DSC VHF with built-in GPS receiver.
  • Single Harken self-tailing primary winch.
  • Antal W16 self-tailing secondary winches.

HECLA offers excellent value for money and would be ideally suited to being a first boat.

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Achilles 9m Saloon

Achilles 9m ‘HECLA’ – Saloon

Achilles 9m Forepeak

Achilles 9m ‘HECLA’ – Forepeak

Achilles 9m Beta Marine Engine

Achilles 9m ‘HECLA’ – Engine