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Bates Astral

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Boat REF# 61575
removed from sale
Length 8.23m (27'0")
Year unknown year
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 50hp, Leyland (unknown year)
Lying Walton on Thames


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Extra Details

Lying Walton on Thames
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Engine 1 x diesel 50hp
Engine make and model Leyland (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots


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Length 8.23m (27'0")
Beam 2.92m (9'7")
Draft Min 0.79m (2'7")
Draft Max 0.79m (2'7")
Displacement 1,500kg (3,307.5lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

The cockpit is spacious with a 'Summer' berth should you need it. Through the companion way you have the heads to starboard, fitted with a shower and loo. Forward of this is the galley to Starboard and the dinette to port, this converts to double berth. Forward of this is the vee double berth and the cabin heater.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

She has a TV ariel wired into the main saloon area.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

1 anchors
1.00m (3'3") of chain
4.00m (13'1") of rode

Safety Equipment

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Searchlight tick

Broker's Comments

These boats are extremely popular due to their good reputation for build quality and the spaciuos feel that is derived from a well thought out layout. The propellor is shaft driven giving good control to the helmsman.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Bates Astral has been personally photographed and viewed by Phil Woods of Boatshed Thames. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.