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Silver 36

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Boat REF# 6657
removed from sale
Length 10.50m (34'5")
Year 1946
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 42hp, Mercedes OM636 (1975)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer John Bain
Builder J A Silver
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 660.0 ltr (145.2 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 400.0 ltr (88.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 24/02/2003


Engine 2 x diesel 42hp
Engine make and model Mercedes OM636 (1975)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 10.0 ltr (2.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 10.50m (34'5")
LWL 10.00m (32'10")
Beam 3.05m (10'0")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Draft Max 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 11,000kg (24,255.0lbs)
Headroom 1.77m (5'10")


10% discount on rigging

Wood spars (1946)


New Sails Upgrade?

A small wooden mast and sail provide can be used to stabalise the boat.

Electrical Systems

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


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

The boat's construction is teak on oak framing.


Total # of berths 6
No. of single berths 6
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Additional echosounders.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick

Manual windlass
1 anchors
50.00m (164'1") of chain
Barrow boat company dinghy (1995)
All hatches have covers, as does the tender. There is a full winter cover made up by a wooden "A-frame" and large cover.

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Horn tick

6 bilge pumps (3 manual / 3 electric)

Two gas detectors.

Broker's Comments

Many classic boat lovers know the reputation with which the boats manufactured by James Silver Ltd in Rosneath are held. Built out of the highest quality materials, teak on oak, this example has been with the current owner for over ten years and has been a labour of love. The current owner has over the years done a substantial amount of work to get the boat into the current excellent condition.Replacing the ballast keel, hull below waterline and decks re-caulked, new fuel and water tanks and the water and fuel system replaced, new rudder tube and bearings - engines hauled out and serviced and tested - gearboxes re-built. The inside has now been completed and she is looking fantastic. See "more photos" to view 31 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Chris Allan of Boatshed Essex.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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.