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ID: 130946
Name: Lex Ferenda
Make/Model: Dennis swire design built in Orkney
Location: Shetland

Build Year: 1992

Used For: Trawling

Hull: Steel

Length: 9.94m

Beam: 4.22m

Draft: 2.30m


under 10m with scallop entitlement


2005 doosan L136 160hp


2.5 ton morris 2 barrell winch
Staffa 2 ton alloy net drum
penny hydraulics 270L crane with 5 meter reach


2 fixed GPS VHF
1 portable VHF
Sodena plotter
simrad plotter
simrad autopilot
Foruno radar
Foruno fish finder
Simrad GPS

Additional Information:

2005 Doosan L136 160hp engine going to be fitted prior to sale.

Lex ferenda came to shetland in july 2022 and since then has undergone a fairly hefty refit costing just shy of £85k

The boat has just gone threw the MCA last week and this was to the new regulations.

The boat was out the water in may 2022 in burghead and we had a sonic test carried out with results showing maximum wastage of 0.13mm
the steelwork is in very good order.
When she was out we done the following
Needle gunned the entire hull, deck etc.
New hand rails added to new MCA regs
New large hatch and ladder into the fishroom
2 coats of 2 pack primer and 2 coats of 2 pack paint has been done to the whole boat.
New alloy mast made and fitted 2022
The boat has gone a complete rewire from scratch
Every light on the boat is new and LED, 4 x led's in engine room, 4 led's in the fish room, 1 led aft, loads of deck lights,
new switch panels 2023
new hydraulic clutch 2023
new 33" x 23” 4 blade prop from FAL
All prop bearings stripped and checked and one replaced 2023
wheelhouse stripped back and insulated with kingspan and lined out 2023
new drive plate in gearbox 2023
rebuilt Jabsco deckwash, 2023
new penny hydraulics 270L crane late 2022
new hydraulic pipes to netdrum and crane 2023
100 fathom 10mm warp added to each winch (200 fathom per side now)
new epirb 2023
new plb 2023
new flares 2022
3 x life jackets aboard all just serviced
life raft on hire from blue anchor, serviced 2023
new hydrostatic release 2023
3 x fire extingusers all serviced 2023
new linked smoke alarms 2023
new stainless life raft cradle 2023
new alloy gutty table 2023

The boat comes with 6 nets... 3 x prawn and 3 x squid. Bison 4 doors

there will be loads missed.
the boat has a massive fish hold.. 4.2 meters x 4 meters and 1.6 meters high. can nearly stand in it. loads of freeboard 700mm i think.
Brilliant sea boat in very good order now.

she goes well with the new prop.. just over 7 knots at 1200 rpm. very very cheap to run.

holds 2400 liters of fuel

I will add pictures of fish room, wheelhouse and engine room soon.

any questions please ask.
the pictures are a mix of now and during the works.

Im happy to do videos or get more pics.

Just had valuation done and boat only £115k plus license and gear.

Selling as package £125k

She is a deep drafted boat being 2.3 meters at the stern.


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