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Shetland Speedwell

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Boat REF# 51700
Off The Market
LOA 6.25m (20'6")
Year 1974
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 2
Engine 1 x petrol 9.9hp, Mariner 9.9 (2000)
Lying Norfolk Broads


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Extra Details

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Designer Shetland Boats
Builder Shetland Boats
Lying Norfolk Broads
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Fuel capacity 80.0 ltr (17.6 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x petrol 9.9hp
Engine make and model Mariner 9.9 (2000)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive outboard
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots


LOA 6.25m (20'6")
LWL 5.94m (19'6")
Beam 6.90m (22'8")
Draft Min 0.50m (1'8")
Draft Max 0.50m (1'8")
Airdraft 1.89m (6'2")
Headroom 1.60m (5'3")
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Ever popular versatile river/estuary cruiser constructed in GRP.


Total # of berths 2
No. of double berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick

A spacious interior and cockpit offering 2 berths (1 double or 2 singles) in forepeak along with an occasional summer berth in the cockpit.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

2 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life jackets tick

BSC until 2012, Broads licensed until March 2009.

Broker's Comments

A fine example of this classic Shetland of the 1970’s, this boat has be lovingly cared for and improved by the present owners. The boat has been extensively refitted at Shetland Boats with new tinted windows and screen, and new curtains, carpets and seats in the cabin and cockpit. The owners have also fitted new cabin lighting, navigation lights, water pump, hob and grill as well as a very effective solar powered battery charger. The canopy is about 4 years old and is in very good condition. The topsides are still in the original gel coat, and there are no signs of hull osmosis. The canopy is about 4 years old and is in very good condition.
The boat has a very economical 10hp Mariner 4stroke outboard that easily allows cruising up the Broads maximum of 6 mph. Two Quicksilver 15 litre fuel tanks (one with gauge) are included giving a 2 day cruising range. The boat has 2 ‘v’ berths which convert from the front cabin dinette. A third person can
sleep across the transom seat at the rear of the cockpit. There is a toilet/storage compartment of
the main cabin equipped with a Porta
Potti. As well as the gas hob/grill the boat has a built in oven and sink with cupboard space under. Many ccessories are included, such as an almost new self inflating life jacket, 2 fire extinguishers, fire blanket, boat hooks, fenders, life ring, Calor Gas cylinder, mooring stakes and hammer. The boat had a new Boat Safety Certificate (valid for 4 years) in March 2008. The beam is 6’10” so the boat could be used on the UK’s narrow lock canals. The present mooring is available to the new owner if required at £450 p.a.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Shetland Speedwell has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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.