Sailing BoatsClassic Sailing BoatsC.Toms & Sons for the Royal Navy 197027\' Montaque Whaler Mk 2
27’ Montague Whaler THE APOLLO
This is a glass fibre hull, motor–sailing whaler.
This whaler has been professionally converted to serve as an exploration and camping vessel for the current owner. With the keel up she draws only 28” and is well built to ground on tidal shores and mud banks. She has been fitted with a full length folding canvas cover and sleeps a family of 4.
This ex royal navy whaler 7.9”ft beam with heavy duty strong fiberglass hull was built by C.Toms & Sons of Fowey in 1970.
The vessel is in excellent condition with no delamination or osmosis problems. She is fitted out with a new 20 hp Beta Marine diesel, 90 kg drop keel, main and mizzen mast, forsail, dipping lug main sail, leg o’mutton mizzen. Draught 28”
She was built as a unsinkable tender to HMS Apollo ( buoyancy tanks built in to the hull under the internal seating and bow and stern. Built as MW 7006 she participated in the 1982 Falklands war where her propeller was damaged by Argentinian fire. After return to Davenport she was re-issued to other naval usages.
She swims very nicely with a maximum of 10 knots and is a very sea trialed and worthy boat , perfect for a small family or a couple intent on exploring the inshore coastline, rivers and lakes.
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ManufacturerC.Toms & Sons for the Royal Navy 1970
Model27\' Montaque Whaler Mk 2
Mooring CountryUnited Kingdom
Length8.2 m/27 ft
Width2.2 m/7 ft
Draft0.4 m/1 ft
No. of engines1
Fresh water capacityBristol