Wooden Ships Comments on this Admiralty Pinnace
Built by the admiralty, believed to have been around 1930, as a naval pinnace and probably served as the tender to HMS Warspite, possibly vessel number 43911.
Re-engined in the mid 1970’s and converted to a yacht in approximately 1967. Fitted out very nicely with 2 sleeping cabins, large galley and a comfortable deck saloon/wheelhouse. Last survey in 2013 with lots of work professionally carried out since then including replacement of parts of the hull planking and all new galley, heads and shower.
A comfortable big sea going boat, easily handled by one or two people and in generally sound condition but requiring cosmetic attention.
Length Overall 44′
Length on Deck 44′
Planked in double diagonal mahogany, the layers fastened together with copper rivets. Outer layer of horizontal mahogany planking.
Closely spaced steam bent oak timbers fastened with copper rivets.
Yacht laid teak deck glued and screwed over a marine plywood subdeck.
Marine plywood coamings to the wheelhouse and coachroof with alloy framed windows.
Sheathed plywood coachroof decks fore and aft
Twin Ford Sabre 120hp 6cyl marine diesels installed new in 1976.
Borg Warner Velvet drive hydraulic gearboxes with stainless shafts to fixed 3 blade bronze propellers.
3 separate fuel tanks of plastic and mild steel construction.
2 x 12 volt batteries for domestics and engine starting. 12 volt systems throughout.
Installed shore power system with charger.
Whisper generator system.
4 electric auto bilge pumps.
4 berths in 2 separate sleeping cabins including a large double in the forward cabin.
Large deck saloon in the wheelhouse with the helm position to port and entrance doors either side.
Seating around the aft end of the wheelhouse with a dropleaf table.
Centreline steps going forward into the galley which is newly fitted. Varnished mahogany work tops and lockers below.
2 ring 240 volt electric hob top with combination microwave/grill below. all cooking on 240 volt.
12 volt fridge under the worktop starboard side. Single bowl sink with pressurised hot and cold water.
Door going forward into forecabin with a large double berth and ensuite shower compartment, all newly fitted out.
Steps down aft from wheelhouse with newly fitted out heads compartment to port. Sanimarin sea toilet discharges into a waste tank.
Aft cabin with 2 large single berths and companionway onto aft deck. Seating area on aft coachroof.
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