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Gentlemans Launch

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Boat REF# 127305
removed from sale
Length 10.97m (36'0")
Year 1938
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x gasoline 0hp, Crown Chrysler flat 6 (1947)
Lying South Dock Marina, residential mooring


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Extra Details

Designer H Gibbs & Sons
Builder H Gibbs & Sons
Lying South Dock Marina, residential mooring
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 15.0 ltr (3.3 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 70.0 ltr (15.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 35.0 ltr (7.7 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gasoline 0hp
Engine make and model Crown Chrysler flat 6 (1947)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


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Length 10.97m (36'0")
Beam 2.74m (9'0")
Draft Max 1.07m (3'6")
Headroom 1.73m (5'8")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

240 volt, 2 batteries charged by: shore power


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 2
No. of double berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

Charming classic 1937 Gentleman's Cruiser, built by H Gibbs and Son of Chertsey.

The engine in full working order and perfect for those trips upriver to Richmond and beyond or downriver out to sea. She has crossed the channel in the past.

Engine is a Chrysler flat 6 from 1947 - rumour has it she suffered damage at Dunkirk and this was a replacement engine from an American truck - she can't have the official Dunkirk plate as her beam with registration number was damaged too, but previous owners believe that was called Gavandra in the 30s, then change to Orient Star in the 50s, then to her current name in the 70s. All wood has been treated and coated with epoxy resin for long-term hard wearing. The underwater hull was professionally fibreglassed in the early 2000s.

Fully fitted out as a liveaboard: accommodation comprises a generous double berth in the prow; galley kitchen with wooden worktop, sink, fridge, electric oven/grill and ceramic hob; bathroom with shower and electric loo; wheel house with wheel, seating and storage; living room with wood burning stove, sofa, inbuilt shelves and storage and French windows opening onto a small outdoor loveseat. The interior is mainly teak and mahogany.

She is on a transferable residential mooring in beautiful Greenland Marina, very peaceful with a thriving and entertaining community of rare bird species, but directly opposite Canary Wharf. Transport: 2min walk to Greenland Pier for the Thames Clippers (3 min journey to Canary Wharf), 10min walk to Surrey Quays Tube for the East London Line, 15min walk to Canada Water for the Jubilee Line. 15 min easy cycle to London Bridge.

Marina fees are £310 per month and include water rates and council tax. Electricity is billed separately and is around £20 per month in summer and £35 in winter, and the marina can pump out the loo holding tank every six weeks or so at a cost of £6.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Gentlemans Launch has been personally photographed and viewed by Brian of Boatshed London. 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.