SIR Paul McCartney is set to sell the Rye boat he bought with wife Linda and donate the proceeds to charity.
The 52 ft Barnaby Rudge is a converted naval launch and is advertised for £60,000 anonymously but with “an interesting history”.
A spokesman for the former Beatle said proceeds from the sale would be donated to Oxfam.
The wooden hulled vessel was offered by international boat sales company Ancasta
She has a forward cabin with four single berths, a galley and an aft cabin with a large double bunk.
All woodwork in polished mahogany and the vessel has teak floors with large opening teak hatch above.
The Barnaby Rudge is a Dickens Class motoryacht built by Groves and Gutteridge, Cowes, Isle of Wight and launched in 1956.
Under owner’s comments on the web site it says: “A fine craft that has provided many happy years on board.
“She has been renovated and improved considerably since the original purchase.”
Sir Paul has a recording studio at Icklesham, near Rye.