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Ex Lifeboat 30'

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Boat REF# 41704
removed from sale
Length 9.14m (30'0")
Year 1960
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x diesel 70hp, Ford (1960)
Lying Medway, Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Life Boat
Builder N'K
Lying Medway, Kent
Fuel capacity 80.0 ltr (17.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 70hp
Engine make and model Ford (1960)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 7.0 ltr (1.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Propane gas lights


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 9.14m (30'0")
LWL 8.53m (28'0")
Beam 3.35m (11'0")
Draft Max 0.86m (2'10")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Wood spars (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Other sails Stabiliser (1978)

Oak mast.
Mizzen sail 24/25sq ft - stabiliser.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Teak marine topsides with teak gunnells and deck.
New floor. Reupholstered.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick

Deck Gear

2 anchors
(Plough & Fish hook)
75.00m (246'1") of chain
75.00m (246'1") of rode


New cleats bolted through deck.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Searchlight tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Floating bilge.

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.

Well here is an interesting vessel. This is a converted lifeboat. The origins, design and methods of construction are as you would expect for a lifeboat. She is solid and steady.

This vessel has been converted into a well thoughtout motor launch which would be ideal for coastal cruising and fishing. She has a large and open cockpit which will comfortably take a number of anglers or give enough room for 'mooching' around on a sunny day and watching the world go bye. Preferably with a drink in one hand!

The boat has a covered wheel house with good all round vision. There is a reasonably sized forward cabin which has a galley with standing headroom. The saloon seating is ample and it converts into sleeping berths. Long weekends and overnighting would be easily accommodated.

If your in the market for a coastal motor launch with an ample cockpit then you should be coming down to the Medway to take a look. This is a bigger boat than you might expect.

This Ex Lifeboat 30' has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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.