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Classic British grp angling launch with Mercruiser 636 180hp diesel engine with roadworthy trailer at Douglas Boatyard, Hesketh Bank PR4 6RR.
Overall Length: 23ft 11in 7,3m Beam: 8ft 2in 2,5m
Displacement: 2100kg Draught: [minimum] 2ft 4in 0,7m
Displacement: 2100kg Designer: Brian Wilson.
Built by Wilson at Bedhampton, Sussex, England, circa 1993.
Hull: Cathedral hull in white grp with planing underwater profile, gelcoat finish, two single berths in fully-enclosed and heated cabin with open cockpit for at least ten fishermen. Good sea-keeping hull, professionally-maintained at Douglas boatyard in recent years. Stainless steel guard rails on bow, transom and gunwales. Hard racing antifouling applied before storage ashore in March 2019.
Engine: Mercruiser 636 180 horsepower turbo-charged 6-cylinder diesel [BMW Marine D636-D219 133KW] with charge air cooling, smooth running and low vibration from in-line cylinders and good torque and flexibility from turbocharging. Twin-circuit cooling resists corrosion. Serviced before storage in March 2019. Mercruiser outdrive with 3-bladed propeller to deliver 30 knots.
Navigation equipment: Compass, Garmin Fishfinder, electric horns, VHF radio with two aerials, Garmin radar and global positioning, radar reflector, LED navigation lights, anchor light, remote-controlled spotlight, Garmin 7408 MFD GPSMAP 7408 chartplotter with 8-inch multi-touch widescreen display and 10Hz internal GPS, updating position and heading ten times per second with built-in wi-fi connectivity. Garmin reverse-image deck camera.
Deck gear: Anchor with chain and warp, mooring warps and fenders.
Safety Equipment: Electric bilge pump, two fire extinguishers.
Accommodation: Diesel-fuelled warm air heating. Two single berths in forward cabin below wheelhouse.
The owner of FIRST PLAICE is selling due to ill health. His professionally serviced and maintained launch has been stored ashore since March 2019 on a road-worthy two-axle trailer at Douglas Boatyard, Becconsall Lane, Hesketh Bank, near Preston PR4 6RR on the tidal River Asland just a few minutes from the lock to the Rufford Branch of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. She is "V.A.T. paid" in free EU circulation.
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