MFV ref bo 258
MFV 46’6" x 14’6" x 6’6" Lying Conrwall £15,000
Believed built in Scotland around 1950 and appears to have been a Pilot Boat for Trinity House.. Long keel, straight, raked stem and canoe stern. Carvel planked larch on heavy oak frames on an oak back-bone. GRP sheathed pine deck between 14" bulwarks. Aluminium wheel-house patently buit by Trinity House, engine room access via hatch in the sole,. poor quality ply coach-roof recently added in front built on original carlings.. Concrete ballast under the sole. Hull reinforced as would be a pilot boat with steel-plate hanging knees in the midships areas and steel plates on deck beam to carling joints. Fore hatch. Galv mast tabernacle. Hydraulic steering. Manual anchor windlass, anchor and chain.
Gardner 6LXB 220hp 6-cyl diesel with Gardner box to 3-blade prop gives 10 knts. 80 gall steel tank in the engine room. 3.5KVA diesel generator part dismantled. Second generator mouted on deck.
Midships bulkhead under the front of the wheel-house divides the engine room and aft area from the rest of the vessel. Fore hatch access to below. The space is part divided by a forward bulkhead, all previously joinery now removed., The space allows potential for 3 double cabins, saloon, galley and heads. Full head-room. Ship’s side lined out. Cabin sole boards. 2 x 100 gall GRP water tanks aft.
This is the best MFV for conversion I have seen for many years. Appears not to have fished, a very handy size for a motor yacht, appears to be a sound hull, in commission and ready for cleaning up and fitting out.. No obvious structural faults but in need of a new owner. A very good buy at this price, lying afloat in Cornwall. Recently bottom recaulked
Compass, sounder, Decca. Fenders and warps.
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