|Tax Status:||Inc. Tax|
East Coast Norfolk UK|
An ideal opportunity to obtain a traditional estuary / sea passenger vessel that is in regular usage.
Currently used off a beach for viewing the seals etc. It has a MCA certificate class 6 and licensed for 49 passengers and 2 crew. This vessel has been with the current owners for 44 years. Its lifted and inspected every year and during the winter season it undergoes a major overhaul to keep to the standard expected of a classic wooden vessel. Fully equipped for safety and usage offshore.
Serious purchasers will not be disappointed once seen,Please note that the MCA certificate is being renewed / tested prior to the 2020 season.The vessel is currently winter stored and lifted out for the annual winter overhaul. Advice can be given with transportation for relocation if required.
It could be used as fishing boat or alternatively having a small cabin at the forward end for other uses.
|Vessel type:||Motor open passenger estuary / sea vessel|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Perkins 6354|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||43'|
|Keel type:||3/4 Keel|
|Fuel capacity:||40 Gallons|
This Perkins 6354 aspirated is maintained regular by a marine engineer. 2016 the diesel injectors and the pump were replaced.
2017 the engine as removed , stripped down and had a major overhaul.
2019 a new shaft plus the deep sea seal and cutlass bearings were replaced.
Approximately 400 hours usage per season.
120 hp engine with a direct drive gear box that turns a 3 bladed propeller.
Batteries x 2 (12 volt) approximately 3 years old.
A twin masted with a mizzen. The hull is a wood carvel construction of Lark on Oak. The keel is protected on the bows by GRP along with a steel shoe to the skeg to allow beach berthing. The fore deck is of a strong construction to allow passengers to board and disembark easily with the aid of the pulpit and steps down to the seating area.Spray dodgers are fitted around the gunwales to protect the passengers.
The freeboard at the lowest point is 2ft 7inchs. Below the seating it is foam filled for buoyancy and safety requirements.
Raised Helm position for crew.
Under the fore deck is a spacious stowage area.
Fenders and warps,
Navigation equipment: VHF DSC Radio. 1 x Raymarine Radar A65, 1 x Advance C Plotter, 1 X sonar Nassa depth sounder, 1 x Tanoy system, 1 x Morse controls.1 x Radar Reflector, 1 x Ploughman anchor with 15 mts of chain and cable.
*The portable beach loading ramp may be negotiated at the time of sale*
Full safety inventory requirements.
4 x life buoys.
51 Adult life Jackets ( Gas cartridge)
5 x Child (foam Filled)
4 x Yellow buoyancy platforms. 3 x 16 man & 1 x 14 man.
Fire Extinguishes. x 3. ( 1 x Drypowder. 2 x manual)
2 x MCA First Aid Kits
6 x Rocket Parachute flares (expires 2021)
2 x Smoke Flares (expires 2021)
3 x Bilge pumps. 2 auto and 1 x manual .
Please note that the MCA certificate is being renewed and inspected prior to the 2020 season