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Deben  4 Tonner

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Boat REF# 163165
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 6.85m (22'6")
Year 1948
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 2
Engine 1 x petrol 4hp, Stuart Turner P5 (1948)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer W.M Blake
Builder Whistock Boatyard Of Woodbridge
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 12.0 ltr (2.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 29/05/2015


Engine 1 x petrol 4hp
Engine make and model Stuart Turner P5 (1948)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 2-Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 4 knots

Engine Reconditioned 2005 - New Piston Rings, Main Bearings and Magneto.
Hand Start; but does have Forward & Reverse.


LOA 6.85m (22'6")
LWL 5.79m (19'0")
Beam 2.13m (7'0")
Draft Min 1.06m (3'6")
Draft Max 1.06m (3'6")
Headroom 1.47m (4'10")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Wood spars (1983) with galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Headsail - Hank on (unknown year)
Other sails 3 x Jibs (No 1, 2, 3) (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Topsail (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: solar panels


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Hull construction Pitch Pine on Oak.
New Rudder plus pintles and gudgeons in 2011.
Spare Tiller.
Chain Plates re-galvanised and refitted in 2004.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)
Cooker tick
Grill tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Sowester Compass.
Seafarer 501 Depth.
Stowe Trailing Log.
Kelvin-Huges VHF.
Spare Emergency VHF Aerial.
AH800 Autohelm Autopilot

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick

2 anchors
(CQR, Fishermans Kedge)
15.00m (49'3") of chain
7ft Wooden Clinker (matches boat) dinghy (1986)
(Hard Dinghy)
Boom Cover For Cockpit.
Jacobs Yard Cradle Fully Galvanised & Adjustable.
The Wooden Clinker Dinghy has a drop keel plus a mast and gunter rigged sail.
Oars for Dinghy.

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Electric Bilge Pump with Float Switch.
Fire Extinguishers x 2
2 Life Jackets and Harnesses.

Broker's Comments

This Deben 4 Tonner is a gaff rigged sloop designed by W M Blake she was built in 1948 by Whisstock Boatyard in Woodbridge.
This boat is very well maintained; a survey report from May 2015 is available.
Having been aboard to complete these details I can confirm she continues to look in superb shape.
Appointments to view can be arranged in advance 6-days a week directly with the Boatshed Essex office.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Deben 4 Tonner has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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