1968 TIMBER CRAFT FOR SALE IN OBAN / ARGYLL AND BUTE

Ad ID: 80259     Posted: 08/11/2017     Views: 4490
For Sale:
Timber craft
Location:
Oban / Argyll And…
Price:
£25,000 +VAT ono
Name:
Maid of the Firth
Build Year:
1968
Mainly Used For:

Boat Tours/ Charter

CONTACT ADVERTISER
john maclean
  07592633136

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ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Hull:
Wooden
Length (metres):
12.00
Beam (metres):
4.20
Draft (metres):
1.20
Licence:
28 passengers + 2 crew/ cop 12 passengers +2 crew codded " 5 year coding "
Engine:
Brand new Perkins sabre 135 ( only done 1900 ) since newly fitted in 2014 + all electrics renewal from engine to board and all equipment in wheel house all brand new from Perkins marine and installed by marine engineer.
Hydraulics:
Steering ram for rudder ( new ) vetus marine
Electronics:
X2 vhf + x2 hand held vhf / radar / gps

X3 bildge pumps x2 stern manual and X1 automatic mid ship and also hand pump location at stern incase of electrical failure.
Other information:
Currently licensed to carry 28 passengers + 2 crew but was previously 50 + 2 so could easily be reinstated. Also coded as a Cat 6 vessel under the SCV CoP which allows her to operate with a skipper only up to a maximum of 12 passengers which is perfect for those quieter days.

Built in 1963 specifically
as a passenger vessel for operation of cal mac on the West coast of Scotland, she is ruggedly constructed and exceptionally seaworthy. LOA is 36' and she is carvel planked in larch on oversized grown oak very thick frames

She has a good beam which provides a lovely stable platform for sightseeing tours or charter fishing and a freeboard midships of ensures passengers always feel safe and are kept dry from spray.

Supremely reliable Perkins 135.4 with heavy duty PRM gearbox. At 1100 RPM she cruises comfortably at 7 knots and sips fuel but top 9 knots .steel fuel tank with a total capacity of approx 300 litres give an excellent range.

Complete with all safety equipment except liferaft which is on hire with premium life rafts The sale will also include a comprehensive Domestic Safety Management System which is of significant value in its own right as well as a large maintenance history file.

This is a well loved boat that has been cherished by all of her owners and this is immediately obvious when you step onboard. Condition throughout is excellent.

This is an opportunity to buy a truly unique boat which is a real head turner and always attracts a lot of positive attention.
GENERAL LOCATION

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