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MFV 32 ft

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Boat REF# 151602
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 9.91m (32'6")
Year 1972
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 2
Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp, Ford Sabre (2002)
Lying Essex


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Designer Bob West
Builder Andersons of Whitstable
Lying Essex
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Fuel capacity 409.1 ltr (90.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 120hp
Engine make and model Ford Sabre (2002)
Engine Hours engine1:   150
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3-Blade 27" Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 8.0 ltr (1.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 9.5 knots

Engine Reconditioned in 2010 - 150 hours since then. This was a full refurbishment of the engine and included:
New Camshaft.
Reground Crank.
New Pistons &Liners.
New Conrods.
New Valves &Springs.
New Sump.
New Injectors.
Fully Reconditioned Cylinder Head.

In 2007 the PRM Gearbox was reconditioned.
Fuel Pump - reconditioned in 2007.
Prop reconditioned in 2011/12.
The Prop Shaft is S/Steel 2 1/4".
Hydraulic Steering.
12 & 24 Volt Electrics.
240V via Consumer Unit with 1000W RCD protection.


LOA 9.91m (32'6")
Beam 3.45m (11'4")
Draft Min 1.12m (3'8")
Draft Max 1.12m (3'8")
Displacement 9,500kg (20,947.5lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Iroko on Grown Oak Frames.
Deck 1" Marine Ply - GRP Sheathed.


Total # of berths 2
No. of double berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Cooker New 2010
Mikuni Diesel Cabin Heater.
Calorifier with Immersion Heater for hot water.
Window Blinds.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
Fish Finder tick
Echo sounder tick

Raymarine L760 Fishfinder/Colour Chart Plotter.
Raymarine Autopilot ST6001+ (New 2010).
Koden MDL1141 RADAR (Flat Screen Mono with 3D Facility).
Siewa Oyster Colour Chart Plotter.
Autopilot & Radar interfaced with Siewa Plotter.
Plastimo Compass.
Colour TV/CD/DVD & Aerial.

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick

Electric 24V NECO Capstan windlass
2 anchors
(Bruce & Fishermans)
5.00m (16'5") of chain
27.00m (88'7") of warp
Halogen Deck Lights.
JABSCO Electric Deck Pump.

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Fire Extinguisher x 2
Life Raft 4-man Canister (requires servicing).

Broker's Comments

They don't build them like this anymore! This boat was built by Anderson's of Whitstable for the Admiralty and her original role was to tow out targets for gunnery practice. The build quality was excellent; the hull is extremely solidly built with large grown oak frames supporting Iroko planking. In later life she was used for net fishing and had the decks and cockpits sheathed for this purpose. In recent years a new Ford Sabre engine was fitted and then fully reconditioned in 2010 (see photos). Her current owner also owned the boat some years ago and bought her again in 2007; he is now selling her very reluctantly due to ill health.

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

This MFV 32 ft has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.