1965 WOODEN IROKO HULL ON OAK FRAME FULLY RESTORED EX POTTING BOAT FOR SALE IN POOLE
Diving And Pleasure Cruising
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Girl Carole – a wooden ex-potting boat recently converted into live aboard – professionally re-built to exacting standards in 2017, now offered in excellent condition. Girl Carole is a safe, reliable, sturdy vessel and comes well equipped as a comfortable live aboard and is ready to be used for a variety of applications, i.e., diving, pleasure cruising, sea swimming support, fishing or live aboard. She has the latest navigational equipment, has had a full survey in 2018 valid until 2023 and has been lifted every year since for full maintenance and will be lifted in March 2023 for annual maintenance and a new survey.
Gross weight: 13 tonnes Iroko hull on oak frame, with bilge keels Iroko beams and deck Displacement hull
Girl Carole was fully restored in 2017
Work included: All beams and deck replaced and re-corked Bulworks with stainless steel stanchions Capping rails with stainless steel safety rails and rubbing strake Eight heavy duty stainless mooring cleats Hull re-corked, anti fouled and painted with Jotun marine paint Boats name in brass letters port, starboard and stern New 24 inch diameter by 20 degree pitch propellor fitted in 2022 Fully re-wired
Foredeck: Anchor with hydraulic winch (20m of chain and 30m of rope) Samson post with removable hors d'oeuvre iroko table
Wheelhouse: New aluminium wheelhouse (fully insulated) with external stainless steel safety rails Brass ships bell 7 fixed tinted windows 2 tinted slide opening windows Iroko day bench (with storage compartments) converts into double bunk Forward cabin with double bunk and two single bunks Spot lights Underfloor storage Access to cargo hold
Cargo hold: 75 litre calorifier Twin cylinder Lister 8KVA 240 volts Hydraulic oil reservoir
Electronics: Navigation lights Deck lights Remote search light Horn Raymarine Axiom Pro 12 with down vision, side scan and 3D mapping Raymarine Auto pilot VHF radio Control panel
Galley: Waeco (CR140) fridge/freezer SMEV (CU335M) gas oven with grill and three ring hob Stainless steel sink with hot and cold water Five handmade iroko storage cupboards Captains iroko seat/storage cupboard
Aft deck: Deck wash connection Hot/cold shower Heads entrance via a hand built iroko door, within the heads is an iroko storage cupboard Saltwater flushing macerating toilet Hydraulic dive lift Entrance to engine room
Engine room: 1000L stainless steel fresh water tank 1000L stainless steel diesel fuel tank Ford Dover 6 cylinder normally aspirated engine Self changing gear box Engine and gear box were rebuilt 2017 and are serviced annually 2 banks of 24V batteries (one for engine and one for domestic) Has shore power facilities