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Rampart 39

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Boat REF# 24243
This boat has been sold
Length 11.88m (39'0")
Year 1979
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 2 x diesel 75hp, Perkins (1979)
Lying Sussex


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Extra Details

Designer Desty
Builder Rampart Boat Building Co
Lying Sussex
Fuel capacity 1,140.0 ltr (250.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 460.0 ltr (101.2 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/07/2006


Engine 2 x diesel 75hp
Engine make and model Perkins (1979)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade fixed bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Engine spares tick

Injectors new in April 2006.


Length 11.88m (39'0")
LWL 11.48m (37'8")
Beam 3.35m (11'0")
Draft Max 1.50m (4'11")
Displacement 11,580kg (25,533.9lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Iroko on oak with teak decks.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

2 fridges; 1 runs on 240v, other 12v/240v/lpg.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain

Safety Equipment

Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

Rampart is a name synonymous with quality wooden boats. The Desty family were building Gentleman’s TSDY’s near Southampton until about 25 years ago. This boat is one of their last. She has been in the same ownership most of her life and has spent many years on the rivers and canals of France. She lends herself to long lazy days drinking fine wine and exploring hidden areas perfectly.

There is plenty of space inside and the cabins are well laid out. There is a real feel of separate areas to the boat, as there is seating in the upper saloon, close to the galley and up on deck. There are also lots of storage compartments, with the area around the engines almost big enough to convert into another cabin.

This boat does need some attention, as all wooden boats do, especially to the coach roof. The survey in general is very positive. This boat has the potential to be a wonderful craft that can be enjoyed for another thirty years. She has to be sold so all offers will be considered.

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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.