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Broom 12 meter Owners aft cabin

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Boat REF# 74605
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.00m (39'4")
Year 1986
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Berths 4
Engine 2 x Diesel 216hp, Ford Sabre 216 (1986)
Lying Portsmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Broom Boats
Builder Broom Boats
Lying Portsmouth
Fuel capacity 1,136.0 ltr (249.9 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 454.0 ltr (99.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 90.0 ltr (19.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 216hp
Engine make and model Ford Sabre 216 (1986)
Engine Hours engine1:   890
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade x 2
Fuel consumption (approx) 20.0 ltr (4.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 18 knots
Max speed (approx) 20 knots
Generator output 4KVA

Engine hours 890 Port & Starboard. Genset circa 2004 30 hours.


LOA 12.00m (39'4")
LWL 10.30m (33'10")
Beam 4.00m (13'1")
Draft Min 0.35m (1'2")
Draft Max 0.35m (1'2")
Displacement 12,000kg (26,460.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile semi-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric SL Seawolf windlass
1 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of warp
Avon dinghy (1986)
6hp outboard, Yamaha, Short Shaft (2007)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Emergency steering tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Also an extra engine driven emergency bilge pump.

Broker's Comments

Sometimes you get to know some of the boats that are listed with boatshed really well. This one is no exception, I was actually there when the thing was built!

Back in 1985 with the Human League playing in my Sony Walkman, myself and my best friend from school were driven from the Midlands to Norfolk in great ceremony "To see Mum and Dad's new boat they are having built!" I remember wandering around a huge Boatshed at Brooms boatyard in Brundall, gaping at these big powerboats being built all around us.

The discussions on this particular visit concerned the details of layout of the aft cabin; "How would you like things down here then?" said the boatbuilder man at Brooms as he sketched the huge double berth layout and generous wardrobe spaces quickly and skilfully on an old B&H packet.

This degree of "customisation" is simply not available on boats of this size anymore, nor the build quality, I hasten to add.

In the same ownership since I first saw her in that huge Boatshed in Norfolk, this Broom 12 Metre has been loved by all including me ever since.
I made my first Channel crossing aboard her in 1988, first invaded the Channel Island in 1989, and had lots and lots of fond memories ever since.

Always professionally serviced plus maintained and cared for by a "proper" fastidious owner.

She is only now for sale as the owners feel their teeth are now long enough to force the purchase of something a little smaller.

Broom build quality maintained in true style and original condition.

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

Proof of UK Vat Paid

This Broom 12 meter Owners aft cabin has been personally photographed and viewed by Neil Chapman of Boatshed Portsmouth. 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.

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