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Wooden  Motor Boat

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Boat REF# 173646
Price
removed from sale
LOA 10.67m (35'0")
Year 1958
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Berths 3
Engine 2 x Diesel 2.2hp, BMC (1958)
Lying Kent

Gallery

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Extra Details

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Builder H.Gibbs & Sons Ltd, Teddington
Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 76.0 ltr (16.7 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 13/03/2002

Mechanical

Engine 2 x Diesel 2.2hp
Engine make and model BMC (1958)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Dimensions

LOA 10.67m (35'0")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Draft Max 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 9,407kg (20,742.4lbs)
Storage On marina

Rig

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Other rigged Wood spars (1958) with standing rigging (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power

Construction

10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Finish Paint finish

This vessel is a wooden boat with main deck, raised forward deck, transom stern, keel, round bilge, bilge keels, carvel bottom hull, carvel side hull with tumble home and flared stem. Bottom hull planking 1", and side hull planking 7/8" at the stern. Twin bilge keels 10" deep are fitted. The main keel is fitted with a mild steel shoe (3"channel) running the full length from stern to aft end of skeg.

Accommodation

Total # of berths 3
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick

The accommodation feels warm and cosy. It is arranged around a centre wheel house (main engine below). Forward is a cabin with two single berths with a toilet forward of the cabin. Foreward of the toilet is the forepeak. Aft of the wheelhouse is a second cabin with two single berths. There are some bespoke boards that will allow you to create a double bed too. Aft of the cabin is the galley. Beyond here there is access to the cockpit with seats to port and starboard. You can see the vessel has been cared for inside and out.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick

windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This lovely wooden boat will appeal to a special type of person who appreciates her wonderful lines and the true value of such a functional, yet beautiful time piece. Her name translates to Sound of the Sea and she is a beauty. By todays standards this vessel would cost around £200,000 to build today. This is a truly adorable vessel that has been the subject of much refurbishement over the years as you will be able to tell from the photographs. The potential owner for this vessel will truly appreciate, quality, history and boat building at its best with this unique wooden vessel.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Wooden Motor Boat has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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.