FOR SALE Silhouette, a CLASSIC FROLIC 31 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
Open to offers: £89,000 or nearest offer. Email
The decks consist of grown oak deck beams, with mahogany margin board, and the subdeck is marine ply, overlaid with solid mahogany deck slats.
Were renewed in 2013 by Jeckells the original supplier.
The seating consists of forward facing skipper and passenger seats with passenger bench seats along both sides, and custom built teak table, to make for a social cockpit area. Hull cladding is mahogany slatting above the solid mahogany seating.
Is via a 4kw SEM motor, and controls are hand operated from a polished brass engraved console with teak spoke wheel and vertical joy stick. The 24 batteries were replaced in 2009 with 225 amp Trojan T105 batteries for a superior life cycle, which give a range of 8/10 hours depending on use, and the charge is fitted in the bow locker.
Silhouette was built by Creative Marine in 1999 to Recreational Craft Directive Category D - Inland Waters Use.There is a Creative Marine full specification booklet available.
Contact Malcolm Peake, Bourne End Bucks, SL8 5DL, on 07801239790
EBA Members Boats & Chandlery Items For Sale & Items Wanted
For Sale - Mariner 12v Outboard
MARINER T4500 12 volt outboard motor 45lbs thrust - Very Good Condition.
Offers of £125.00 - will meet 1/2 way of 50 mile radius of Huntingdon, Cambs.
contact Richard Hyde: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 £10,500 ONO. Contact Peter Brennan on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01474 707534
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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