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Meniscus of Gweek

Meniscus of Gweek is a Bruce Roberts 45 and she is a very comfortable vessel for your luxury sailing holiday and vacation. She will be your home on your Skippered Yacht Charter,  Sailing Course or learn to sail holiday.

She is named after the smallest crescent of the new moon. Meniscus means crescent shaped and Gweek is a tiny village at the top of the beautiful Helford River in Cornwall where she was fitted out.

Her vital statistics: Yacht Charter

  • Length Overall 45ft
  • Beam: 13ft
  • Draft: 6ft
  • Hull: GRP
  • Rig: Cutter Sloop
  • Design: Bruce Roberts Mauritius
  • Launched 1990
  • Engine 50 hp Yanma
  • Radar, GPS, Autopilot
  • Dinghy with 15 hp outboard

Comfortable Accomodation for your Luxury Skippered Yacht Charter Sailing Holiday


- 8 berths in 4 cabins outside the saloon
- 2 heads (1 en suit)
- 1 Shower
- Roomy Saloon
- Large cockpit
- Open foredeck for sunbathing
- Bathing platform
- Up to six guests
- Plenty of space for luggage.

Accomodation: in 8 berths in 4 cabins outside the saloon, 2 heads, one fitted with shower. (In general, except for occasional race weeks, four or possibly six guest berths will be filled, allowing plenty of space and stowage for each person on board).  For families it is possible to make room for the children so we can squeeze more in on request. For more photos see our Photo Gallery

Bruce Roberts yachts are designed and proven to be robust blue water cruisers able to provide a good general level of performance as well as being incredibly sea worthy and capable of withstanding heavy conditions should the need arise. She has proved herself to be a good all round boat capable of making good passage times and sailing through several storms.


Meniscus carries all the safety equipment required by the Royal Yachting Association, the MCA and other governing bodies for a vessel of her size engaged in sail training, chartering and sailing offshore. She complies to all structural and other requiremnts for Yachts, Sailboats, Bareboats and Boats which are for Charter Rental or Hire. In addition to this she is fitted with phased array, forward looking sonar, which gives the ability to sail amongst reefs in poor light conditions. She is also fitted with an integratred GPS, auto pilot and radar system, which means that she can be navigated automatically.

  • 1 x 8 person approved life rafts
  • 406MHz EPIRB
  • Approved lifejackets and safety harnesses
  • VHF radio with an additional portable VHF set
  • SSB radio - for long range communications
  • 2 Garmin GPS'
  • Interphase Probe - phased array, forward looking sonar
  • Furuno Radar linked to GPS
  • Aeries wind vane
  • Hydraulic auto pilot linked to the GPS

More photos - see our Photo Gallery