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Wooden  Launch Luxury Classic Day Launch

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Boat REF# 126147
removed from sale
Length 5.79m (19'0")
Year 1963
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Engine 1 x gasoline 32hp, BMC Veddette (1963)
Lying Norwich Centre


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Extra Details

Designer Landamoores of Wroxham
Builder Landamoores
Lying Norwich Centre
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 45.5 ltr (10.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gasoline 32hp
Engine make and model BMC Veddette (1963)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.8 ltr (0.8 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 5.79m (19'0")
LWL 5.64m (18'6")
Beam 2.07m (6'10")
Draft Min 0.40m (1'4")
Airdraft 1.22m (4'0")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


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

Iroko on Oak timbers with spruce and mahogany decks. Sliding wheelhouse cover with aft pram style hood and canopy.

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Auto bilge pump. Boat safety Certificate until 28.05.13

Broker's Comments

"A comfortable, luxury appointed, superbly built and impeccably finished. It will glide effortlessly while cruising but "get a move on" if necessary. A truly unashamedly luxury model for those who demand nothing but the best"..................Is how she was described by the builders in 1963 !
However today , I would say...."A classic wooden built day launch in need of a loving owner to bring her back to her former glory".
As the pictures show she is basically sound other than the foredeck having suffered a rather cruel winter resulting in ice forming and raising the port side of the foredeck in places.
The rest of the boat looks very good and other than sanding and varnishing there should not be any major surprises.
Mechanically the engine has been regularly serviced by a reputable boatyard and she was fully refurbished in 2008.
She was last out of the water in winter 2008/9.
A beautiful boat with a full sliding roof and a rear "Bimini" though the canvass is rotten.

A very rewarding and profitable proposition for a boatyard or competent DIY enthusiast.

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

This Wooden Launch Luxury Classic Day Launch 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.