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Classic Motor launch 40 Foot

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Boat REF# 213470
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.19m (40'0")
Year 1937
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Berths 6
Engine 2 x Diesel 70hp, Ford 2.5 di FSD Lancing Marinisation (2013) (2013)
Lying Southern Broads


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Extra Details

Builder Saunders Roe in cowes
Lying Southern Broads


Engine 2 x Diesel 70hp
Engine make and model Ford 2.5 di FSD Lancing Marinisation (2013) (2013)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 14 knots

The engines were refurbished with new pumps, seals and timing belts. The Gear boxes are PRM 150 D2. Starboard one new in May 2014 and the other was fully reconditioned at the same
time. Fuel return is approx. 1 gallon per hour when at cruising 6 knts (1500 Rpm)
Both prop shafts were new in 2014


LOA 12.19m (40'0")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Max 0.76m (2'6")
Displacement 7,000kg (15,435.0lbs)
Headroom 1.93m (6'4")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Yacht designer "Uffa Fox" on his thoughts on Yachts & Yachting 1937. " The lines of this vessel are the result of many years of development ,and are those of a fast yet sea-worthy day cruiser and he summed it up by saying that this is as a fine example as we shall find of the round bilged day cruiser"
1" thick teak hull on teak ribs & Frames. The keel is Canadian rock elm. New Laminated deck beems thoughout along with new deck of 1/2" marina ply with 2 layers min of wove & rove GRP.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Manual water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

Note that the cabin heating system is not included with the sale
Forward cabin has V berth / double and the saloon has 4 single bunks if required

3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Speed tick
Log tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
All-over cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

1 anchors

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

BSS till 2018

Broker's Comments

Wow!! what a fantastic Classic Gentleman's Launch, steeped with history!! Registered as a "Historic Ship"
Boatshed Norfolk are proud to offer this boat for sale which has been fully restored to its former glory and is currently used as a "Yacht Charter" *.
This classic will be re painted and varnished for the new desiring owner which will give them many more years of enjoyable cruising!

There are selection of bespoke covers that come with this , including a full winter one, Cockpit, and one that can protect the passengers complete with frames! The list goes on in what this superb vessel has to offer.

A rare classic vessel that has a very interesting history and some inferential owners and it has certainly been restored to a high standard and loved by the current owner!

* Please note that the charter side has to be agreed with the vendors terms & Condition*

These boat details are subject to contract.

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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos may incidentally depict owners' personal property and are not intended to convey that these items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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