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Houseboat Converted Trawler

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18.59m (61'0")



Underwater profile
Bilge keels


Isle of Wight


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Extra Details

Builder Mackay Boatyard, Arbroath
Lying Isle of Wight


LOA 18.59m (61'0")
LOD 17.65m (57'11")
Beam 7.62m (25'0")
Draft Max 2.44m (8'0")
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

240 volt,


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Finish Paint finish

Hull is larch on oak frames and was last stripped, caulked and painted 2015
Transom has been modified to provide a deck area aft.


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick

Water and electricity is off mains
Heads discharge overboard with macerator
Heating is from oil fired radiators

4 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

TV tick

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Life buoys tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This houseboat started life as a Fraserburgh trawler, built in one of the best known yards in Arbroath. We have documents showing she was still fishing around the Northern Irish coast until at least 1999 and then was converted to a houseboat sometime after. She has been in Bembridge since 2004

As you can imagine the volume down below is Tardis like! All the cabins are vast, as is the storage area aft and the accommodation has been arranged so you get maximum benefit of light in the galley and saloon - the view when washing up is fantastic!

She has all the facilities you would expect to find in an apartment or beach house as water and electricity are from the mains.

Included in the sale is the mooring plot with a lease that doesn't expire until 2104. Current ground rent is believed to be £80 per annum and this includes parking space.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Houseboat Converted Trawler has been personally photographed and viewed by Corinne Gillard of Boatshed IOW. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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