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Wooden  Pilot boat 45

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Boat REF# 106575
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 13.72m (45'0")
Year 1980
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 172hp, Gardner 8 Cylinder (unknown year)
Lying West Scotland


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Extra Details

Designer G L Watson
Builder Joans of Bucky
Lying West Scotland
Fuel capacity 2,272.8 ltr (500.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 381.8 ltr (84.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 172hp
Engine make and model Gardner 8 Cylinder (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   64000
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 11.4 ltr (2.5 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8.5 knots
Generator output 240KVA

The engine room is very spacious giving ample access to the engine, generators , electrics , hydraulics and storage tanks. There is a workshop area which is well laid out.Everything is clearly labled, you just know this is how it should be. There are 4 x 6 volt and 2 x 12 volt batteries


LOA 13.72m (45'0")
Beam 4.36m (14'4")
Draft Min 2.00m (6'7")
Draft Max 2.00m (6'7")
Airdraft 4.27m (14'0")
Displacement 25,400kg (56,007.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

240 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish

50 Gallon lube oil tank
Hull is partially copper sheathed


Total # of berths 4
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Non-Smokers tick

The pilot house is entered from the stern, with two large bench seats either side concealing a large amount of storage space below.The pilot seat is set forward in a central position giving perfect visibility and at hand access to the steering and navigational equipment.
There is a hatch to one side which leads down to the Galley,head and shower forward cabin and bunks through which there is access to the focsle.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Weather fax tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

As you would expext on a vessel such as this it has a full compliment of navigational aids .

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Vetus windlass
2 anchors
(Danforth + spare)
60.96m (200'0") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of warp
On boarding this vessel you recognise how well looked after it is.
The deck is well organised with a sturdy constructed metal cage on the forward deck to store additional equipment and warps. The wheel / pilot house has full covers to protect it when not in use. The hatches have had an extra perspex top fitted for added protection. Visibility from the Wheel /pilot house is almost 360.
All the instruments are near at hand from the pilot seat.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Searchlight tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

This is a coded vessel and as such has up to date certification for safety equipment . There is also a High level bilge alarm.

Broker's Comments

This has been a working pilot boat and has been maintained to the highest standard. The current owner has had the engine over hauled and no expense spared in keeping her in such good condition .The boat is well presented , which is more than evident when you see her and explore further. This boat must be considered if you are looking for a pilot type vessel.These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Wooden Pilot boat 45 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. 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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