Sailing yachts

Passenger Motor Launch

(REF: 23927)

£23000

  • Designer: Traditional
  • Builder: Clifford Adams
  • Year: 2000
  • Location: Cornwall
  • Length on deck: 20'

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Wooden Ships Comments

Built by Clifford Adams, now retired Looe boat builder, to work as a commercial vessel out of Looe.  She was built for the current owner who worked her for many years with enormous success.

Her design is very interesting and is typical of many Cornish boats.  She is very full in the bows giving her a lot of buoyancy u forward meaning she does not bury her nose in a sea.  There is a sharp turn to the bilge with relatively flat underwater sections meaning she has shallow draft but is also very stable.

She had a commercial licence through MECAL, this licence lapsed in 2019 and could be re-instated if desired by a new owner.

The engine is in exceptional condition, the owner fitted a new engine every 3 years to ensure reliability and this engine has not done huge hours.  She comes with a superb twin axle road trailer which is ready to tow away.

This is a very attractive and nicely built vessel capable of carrying large groups of people in comfort.  Suitable for estuary cruising or exploring the local coastline in style.

 

Length                 20’

 

Construction

Clinker planked in mahogany.  All copper fastened to closely spaced steam bent oak timbers.

Timbers ove3rlap across the keel to act as floors across the centreline.

Oak stem and keel  and stern post with a metal keel band for protection when she takes the ground.

Sacrificial rubbing strips on the lands of planks 2,3,4 and 5.

Heavy oak rubbing strake with a bronze rubbing band.

Mahogany gunwhales, nicely sized so as not to look too chunky.  Stainless steel handrails all round can be easily removed.

Mahogany transom with transom hung mahogany rudder on stainless hangings.

Aft deck is varnished plywood.

Varnished bench thwarts around the outside of the hull with a thwart right in the bows and another across the hull in front of the engine box.

Painted wooden sole boards.

Varnished plywood engine box.

 

Machinery

Volvo Penta D1-20 3cyl 20hp diesel engine.

Professionally installed and maintained, engine is in superb condition.

Aqua-Drive coupling to the centreline stainless shaft.  Fixed 3 blade bronze propeller.

Plastic fuel tank of 40 litres under the aft deck.  CAV fuel filter with water separator.

Single 12 volt battery charged from the engine alternator.

 

Equipment

SBS twin axle galvanised road trailer

Steering compass

Furuno SVC-620 colour fish finder

Furuno GP-31 GPS

ICOM IC-M421 DSC VHF

Nav lights

Warps

Fenders

Boat hook

2 x life rings

 

 

 

Disclaimer:

These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.

 

 

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