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Passenger Vessel Ferry Class V

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Boat REF# 133652
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 17.64m (57'11")
Year 1957
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Engine 1 x Diesel 128hp, Gardner 6LXB (unknown year)
Lying South Devon


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Extra Details

Lying South Devon
Fuel capacity 263.0 ltr (57.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 07/10/2011


Engine 1 x Diesel 128hp
Engine make and model Gardner 6LXB (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed right handed
Fuel consumption (approx) 4.5 ltr (1.0 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 10 knots
Max speed (approx) 11 knots

Engine serviced Sept 2011
Hydraulic steering & gearbox (emergency steering)


LOA 17.64m (57'11")
LWL 17.07m (56'0")
Beam 4.11m (13'6")
Draft Min 1.49m (4'11")
Draft Max 1.49m (4'11")
Displacement 34,650kg (76,403.3lbs)
Headroom 2.13m (7'0")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

Class V (category C waters) passenger vessel, current MCA coding in place for 128 pax + 2 crew
Just refitted and engine serviced by Darthaven
MCA Inspection for certification 08 Oct 2011


Cabin(s) 1

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF DSC radio tick

Simrad RD68 VHF DSC
Icom ICM33 portable VHF (2x)

Deck Gear

1 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain
MOB recovery hoist on davit with helo strop and T bar

Safety Equipment

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

4 bilge pumps (3 manual / 2 Electric)

2x 65 person ORL liferaft in date to July 2012 ON HIRE (contract transferable)
1x 12 person buoyant raft
1x quoit
2x smoke floats
x130 life preservers (adult)
1x bilge pump is mechanical engine mounted
1x hand fire pump
Fire detection system
4x AFF fire extinguishers
1x CO2 fire extinguisher
4x lifebuoys

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Dartmouth are pleased to offer for sale a splendid and much loved Class V passenger vessel. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a ferry that is currently licensed and coded. She is offered for sale with:
• New MCA Class V licence
• Heel test issued May 2011
• All life-preservers and safety equipment as detailed in the description
• Safety Management Code (in date) that would just require the company standing orders section updating for new owners

She has recently under-gone refurbishment works ashore. Running on a very economical Gardner engine at just 4 lt per hour and equipped ‘ready to go’ this is the perfect vessel for adding to an existing business fleet or indeed for anyone looking to start up a new operation. She is perfectly suited to short ferry trips or wildlife excursions on river, lake or estuary and is probably one of the nicest looking little ferries I have seen. The skippers tell me she is one of their favourite vessels to operate as she ‘does just what she is told’.
Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with your Boatshed Dartmouth broker Paul Singer and are available 6-days a week.

These boat details are subject to contract.
VAT is chargeable on the final sales price

This Passenger Vessel Ferry Class V has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Singer of Boatshed Dartmouth. 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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