EBA Members Boats & Chandlery Items For Sale & Items Wanted
For Sale: Graciela – 23ft Electric Slipper Launch
Dimensions: Length: 23 ft. (6.7m) Beam: 6 ft. (1.7m)
Built by Will Hide, in 2012 at the Lyme Regis Boatbuilding Academy with an epoxy coated hull and Sapele deck. She has a Lynch Axial motor powered by two switched sets of four 12volt Trojan 115aH batteries. This gives her 6-8 hours cruising at about 5kph.
Included in the sale is a full length cover, canopy, fenders and two Lloyd Loom chairs. A trailer is also included but should be considered a yard trailer. It has not been used on the road for three years and at very least needs new tyres and the brakes overhauled. She is available to view at The Thames Boathouse. (Walton Marine)
Contact: Mike Galletly
Mobile: 07768 133 366
As you can see from the photographs I am a rather good looking lady, some say exceptional for my age. In 1960 I was given a petrol engine but in 2008, whilst being fully restored (see below), a new electric propulsion system was installed.
At present I am located near Sonning on Thames and normally afloat for 3-4 months each year with covered dry winter storage.
Provenance: Built 1910 by Bonds of Maidenhead, only 3 owners.
Length: 8 metres
Beam: c1.5 metres
Construction : Mahogany on oak frames, planking below the waterline mainly oak
Passenger capacity 6 Adults
Seating configuation: Central seating can face inwards or towards bow and stern
Power: 48V, 180Ah system with 12v lighting, instrumentation and peripherals
Motor: Ametek 4.5 kw
Controller: Curtis, Model No.1244
Batteries: 8 x 6v, PC185 supplied by Powercell, new in 2014
On Board Charger: HFK 48v 30A supplied by Powercell, new in 2014
Trailer: 4 new tyres in 2014
Upholstery: Blue, new in 2012
Boat Cover: Supported on hoops and extends to the waterline to protect the varnish
Documentation: Full documentation of all propulsion components is available
In 2008 the hull was completely overhauled - stripping to bare wood inside and out and then recaulked, followed by a full painting system below the waterline. The rudder plate and stern gear were sand blasted; a new keel band was installed together with a new propeller and shaft. The flooring configuration was replaced throughout in reclaimed Douglas Fir. Above the waterline the hull was completely hand scraped to remove sun damage due to bleaching and finished with an Epifanes 8 coat high gloss varnishing system with 5 coats inside. In 2012 the external hull received a further 6 coats of Epifanes High Gloss varnish.
There are numerous photographs of the boat and restoration project available.
Contact: David Allaway on Tel 0118 9693229 or email: email@example.com
For Sale - "HAIDA" - Electric launch
HAIDA was built in 1994 by PJS boats, 18ft x 5ft. Cedar strip, sheathed exterior, mahogany veneer planking interior, mahogany / bevelled glass engine cover. Converted to electric in 2010 using a 48 volt 1.5 KW SEM motor & 200 amp/hour deep cycle batteries, on-board 20 amp charger & Victron battery monitor. [Always dry stored on axle stands when not in use and battery charge maintained] Full history in EBA news summer 2011 and Water Craft magazine Nov/Dec 2011.
The boat comes with full inventory, new road / mooring cover, canopy as shown above, boat safety certificate from June 2015. Twin axle trailer, overhauled professionally in Sept. 2014. [New sealed wheel bearings and AL-KO damped brake coupling fitted].
Price £17,500. Contact Peter Brennan on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01474 707534
For Sale - "Lady Constance" - Electric slipper launch
Seats 4 in luxury around table, length 28 ft beam 8ft draft 12 ins
Nav lights, fridge, bilge pump, pop up flush mooring cleats, complete with all lines and fenders
4 Lloyd loom type chairs and teak table
Cruises at 4 mph for 10 hours on a charge
4kw combi electric outboard
24 x 2 volt batteries approx 500amphours capacity
Complete with weather cover on stainless frame and clear
Windows and launching trailer not road legal and top weather cover
Built new in 2004, stored unused until 2013, new batteries fitted and light use for 3 summers winter dry storage
Construction 6mm marine ply and hardwood frames
On board charger just plug in to domestic supply
Great condition you will not be disappointed this boat is great fun!
Located near Huntingdon Cambs, could arrange trial on river Ouse prior to purchase
Asking price £19,995
Phone: 07768 918690
Riverside Holiday Let - Hide Cottage Norfolk Broads
Why not stay at Hide Cottage? Quiet riverside holiday in the 3000-acre Upper Thurne Nature Reserve on the Norfolk Broads. Classic solar powered electric boat boat for hire or bring your own and moor at the cottage with external power and slipway available. Call James on 07706 067569 or visit www.hidecottage.com
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