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Wooden  Launch 21'

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Boat REF# 110412
Off The Market
LOA 6.55m (21'6")
Year 1974
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 2
Engine 1 x Diesel 12hp, Lister AC2 (1974)
Lying Milford Haven


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Extra Details

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Designer Richard Dadson
Builder Richard Dadson
Lying Milford Haven
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Fuel capacity 13.6 ltr (3.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 05/06/2009


Engine 1 x Diesel 12hp
Engine make and model Lister AC2 (1974)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Lister Twin diesel engine air cooled, hand start and ultra reliable.


LOA 6.55m (21'6")
Beam 2.49m (8'2")
Draft Min 0.66m (2'2")
Draft Max 0.66m (2'2")
Displacement 1,400kg (3,087.0lbs)
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long keel

Clinker construction, mahogany on oak.
The hull is varnished, inside and out, above the waterline, paint below.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

S/L 400 sea toilet

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
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Cockpit Enclosure tick

2 anchors
(Fisherman & Plough)
21.00m (68'11") of chain
15.00m (49'3") of warp
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
Note: the trailer is unseen and should be regarded as a 'launching trolly' as the brakes are reported by the owner to be un serviceable.

Safety Equipment

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Life buoys tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Flares and fire extinguishers

Broker's Comments

This little classic has had one owner for the last thirty years! Built by a proper boat builder, Richard Dadson, in 1974 she is a one off, based on the yard's sailing yachts. She was built for Dadson himself and after 5 summer's enjoyment she passed into her current ownership. She was built and maintained to the highest standards and her recent (and previous) survey(s) found no sign of rot or decay anywhere in her timbers. Her motor is immaculate and in this ownership she has cruised the length and breadth of the South Wales coast, Bristol Channel and Irish Republic, including the inland waters of Gloucester and Ireland.
She is only for sale due to her owner's advancing years. Copies of builder's details and surveys held on file at Boatshed Wales.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Wooden Launch 21' has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan of Boatshed Wales. 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.