A 1961 'Kestrel' Class Motor-Cruiser designed & built by William Osborne Ltd.Double Diagonal mahogany hull, with oiled calico between all copper fastened to oak frames and timbers. Varnished mahogany superstructure and laid decks. Laminated glass windows with anodised alloy frames.
Foreward Cabin: Two 'V' berths which convert to double.
Saloon: Settee berth to port, built in lockers and storage.
Galley: Situated the length of the starboard side of the main cabin. Two burner gas cooker with oven and grill, deep stainless-steel sink unit with h&c, 12 volt refrigerator with freezer compartment, agood amount of cupboard and lockers with work top over.
Cockpit to the stern with hard top and a canvas canopy at the rear. Port helm position with console and instrumentation, morse engine control, twin screen wipers, navigation lights, spotlight, horn, fully fused switch panel. Wheel steering with geared quadrant and rods to semi-balanced plate rudder.
240 volt shore power hook-up and power points to main cabin areas, two 12 volt batteries Calorifier providing domestic pressurised hot water. Gas fired warm air heating system. Automatic bildge pump Lighting throughout.
The Osborne Kestrel has always been an extremely popular river, estuary and sea-going motor-cruiser offering good accommodation and performance combined with 1960's style..