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Ex Lifeboat 30'

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Boat REF# 41704
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 9.14m (30'0")
Year 1960
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 2
Engine 1 x Diesel 70hp, Ford (1960)
Lying Medway, Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Life Boat
Builder N'K
Lying Medway, Kent
Fuel capacity 80.0 ltr (17.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 70hp
Engine make and model Ford (1960)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 7.0 ltr (1.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Propane gas lights


LOA 9.14m (30'0")
LWL 8.53m (28'0")
Beam 3.35m (11'0")
Draft Max 0.86m (2'10")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Wood spars (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Other sails Stabiliser (1978)

Oak mast.
Mizzen sail 24/25sq ft - stabiliser.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Teak marine topsides with teak gunnells and deck.
New floor. Reupholstered.


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick

Deck Gear

2 anchors
(Plough & Fish hook)
75.00m (246'1") of chain
75.00m (246'1") of warp


New cleats bolted through deck.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Searchlight tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 Electric)

Floating bilge.

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.

Well here is an interesting vessel. This is a converted lifeboat. The origins, design and methods of construction are as you would expect for a lifeboat. She is solid and steady.

This vessel has been converted into a well thoughtout motor launch which would be ideal for coastal cruising and fishing. She has a large and open cockpit which will comfortably take a number of anglers or give enough room for 'mooching' around on a sunny day and watching the world go bye. Preferably with a drink in one hand!

The boat has a covered wheel house with good all round vision. There is a reasonably sized forward cabin which has a galley with standing headroom. The saloon seating is ample and it converts into sleeping berths. Long weekends and overnighting would be easily accommodated.

If your in the market for a coastal motor launch with an ample cockpit then you should be coming down to the Medway to take a look. This is a bigger boat than you might expect.

This Ex Lifeboat 30' has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. 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 that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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