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This advert was marked as SOLD on 17 Aug 2023

ID: 128852
Name: Girl Carole
Make/Model: Wooden Iroko hull on oak frame fully restored ex potting boat
Location: Poole

Build Year: 1965

Used For: Diving and pleasure cruising

Hull: Wooden

Length: 10.00m

Beam: 3.00m

Draft: 1.20m




Ford Dover 6 cylinder normally aspirated engine


Hydraulic dive lift and anchor with hydraulic winch


Raymarine Axiom Pro 12 with down vision, side scan and 3D mapping. Raymarine Auto pilot. VHF radio

Additional Information:

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. She had a full survey in 2018 valid until 2023, she has been lifted every year since for annual maintenance (new sacrificial anodes, repaint and anti-foul). She has recently been re-surveyed, the survey is valid until June 2028.

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

Anchor with hydraulic winch (20m of chain and 30m of rope)
Samson post with removable hors d'oeuvre iroko table

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

Navigation lights
Deck lights
Remote search light
Raymarine Axiom Pro 12 with down vision, side scan and 3D mapping
Raymarine Auto pilot
VHF radio
Control panel

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


If possible, travel to view the boat or equipment yourself and only buy once you are happy with it.