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Wooden  Houseboat 52'

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Boat REF# 75416
removed from sale
Length 15.80m (51'10")
Year 1958
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 8
Engine 1 x diesel 170hp, Poyard (1958)
Lying Falmouth


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Extra Details

Builder St Lazare Boat Builders
Lying Falmouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 363.6 ltr (80.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 170hp
Engine make and model Poyard (1958)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade steel
Fuel consumption (approx) 5.0 ltr (1.1 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots

Hydraulic steering


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 15.80m (51'10")
LWL 15.00m (49'3")
Beam 5.30m (17'5")
Draft Min 2.10m (6'11")
Draft Max 2.10m (6'11")
Displacement 30kg (66.2lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged unknown Other spars (2004) with Galvanised standing rigging (2004)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail unknown - Slab (2004)
Headsail - Hank On (2004)
Other sails mizzen (unknown year)
working jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Gaff cutter rig with varnished pine bowsprit. Steel mast. Mizzen mast. Crows nest.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Pine on oak fastened with galvanised steel


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 6
Cabin(s) 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

Becton multi fuel stove.

4 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
Navigation lights tick

Koden Radar.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

2 anchors
(Plough 75lbs, Fishermans 50lbs)
30.00m (98'5") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of rode

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life jackets tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Swim ladder tick

5 bilge pumps (2 manual / 3 electric)

Smoke alarms.
Fire extinguishers.

Broker's Comments

This Converted French Trawler with transferable residential mooring makes an excellent liveaboard with close proximity to Falmouth/Penryn. This boat has alot of charm and character with its piratical gaff cutter rig, tan sails, bowsprit and cosy interior. There is also a large workshop area aft which could be converted to an additional day saloon.

New bulwark planking, galley and interior wood features in 2008. The keel is protected by a metal shoe.

An affordable home afloat in Falmouth which commands a fantastic spot on the River Fal with superb views of unspoilt rural farmland. If you fancy embracing a new way of life this could be the boat for you.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Substantially reduced for quick sale

This Wooden Houseboat 52' has been personally photographed and viewed by Corinna of Boatshed Falmouth. 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.