All Gorton boats for sale
May Dawn is a 50ft long x 6ft 10in wide narrowboat built by Gary Gorton in 1995. She is fitted with a Beta Marine 35HP inboard diesel engine and has 4 berths.
May Dawn is a charming boat that oozes character from her brightly painted exterior, the plumbed in tin bath in the bathroom, to the solid wood work tops in the galley. Equipped with an inverter, battery charger, solid fuel stove with back boiler and good fuel capacity May Dawn is an ideal live-aboard. She was blacked in November 2022 at which time her gas locker was re-plated.
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Sans Souci is a compact, well presented narrowboat that has been in the possession of one careful owner for 29 years. Her warm wooden interior gives a traditional, cosy feeling to this boat.
As you descend from the traditional stern, you first enter a Boatman's Cabin. This is a great place to store all the paraphernalia that is required for life on the canals.
The bedroom follows on from this. In this cabin there is a double bed, with plenty of storage both below and at the foot of the bed.
The neatly tiled bathroom comes fitted with a shower, wash basin and drop through toilet.
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The hull was surveyed in November 2023 and last painted in September 2022 using black bitumen paint. The superstructure was repainted in September 2023.
Built in 2001. Fitted by Samson Rinaldi. Barrus Shire diesel engine. 2 berth - fixed double in own cabin. Eberspacher, Solid fuel stove with back boiler. Pump out and Cassette toilet. Headroom: 6’3”
BSC to 01/2026.
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This stylish shell with recessed aft panels and hull side rivets is from Gary Gorton who was noted for both his neat detailing and strong construction methods used. Fitted out by Ron Hunt using oak plywood in a floating cottage style, complete with Welsh dresser in the saloon.
Central heating is by gas boiler to radiators with additional warmth from the solid fuel stove in the saloon, and a second stove in the Boatmans cabin – you will certainly not be cold on this boat! A full width shower room houses a cassette toilet, along with the usual washbasin and shower cubicle and also a... read more
The well proportioned shell was provided in 1995 by Gary Gorton, renowned for his quality of steelwork and high standard of finish. She was later registered in 1997 and fitted out by the 2nd owner, Dave Stack.
Propulsion is by a fabulous sounding Kelvin J3 vintage diesel engine, originally fitted in a Scottish salmon tug and rebuilt 10yrs ago. Heating is currently by solid fuel stove (to be repaired prior to sale), although radiators and plumbing is in place for a boiler to be installed.
It is fair to say that Sometime is in need of some TLC to bring her back to her former glory. ... read more