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Wooden  Passenger Ferry 47'

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Boat REF# 63464
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 14.33m (47'0")
Year 1947
Construction Wood laminate
Underwater profile Long keel
Engine 1 x Diesel 127hp, (unknown year)
Lying Isle OF Wight


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Extra Details

Designer Unknown
Builder Naval Pinnance
Lying Isle OF Wight
Fuel capacity 900.0 ltr (198.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 127hp
Engine make and model (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 10.0 ltr (2.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots

The engine has been recently serviced and also comes with four brand new batteries.


LOA 14.33m (47'0")
LWL 13.11m (43'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine


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

Initially constructed in 1947 as a double diagonal Naval pinnance. Latter converted to a to a open trip boat with an enclosed wheelhouse.
Fully MCA coded Category 3 Class 6 for upto 70 passengers.
Finished with a yellow painted hull and white topsides.


Heads 1 heads (Manual)

Although there is no sleeping accomodation as such, she is fully MCA coded to carry 70 passengers.

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick
Echo sounder tick

Raymarine C80

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Electric windlass
2 anchors
(Bruce 35Kg & 15Kg)
10.00m (32'10") of chain
60.96m (200'0") of warp

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Safety harnesses tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

8 bilge pumps (2 manual / 6 Electric)

Although the 60 man liferaft is rented the boat has 65 lifejackets included in the sale.

Broker's Comments

If you are looking for a piece of Maritime history, this boat initially built for the "Royal Navy" in 1947 must be on your list, she has been continually upgraded and looked after over the years and now operates under a new full MCA class VI licence as a pleasure boat for up to 50 Passengers until JUNE 2014
The Owner is very keen to sell so make an offer!!

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

This Wooden Passenger Ferry 47' has been personally photographed and viewed by Richard Coles of Boatshed IOW. 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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