Wooden Pilot Boat 52' Ex Newport & Dublin

Project With Gardiner Engine
£8,450.00 (Approx US$11,062.99) Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  245530
  • Length  ·  52'0"
  • Year  ·  1958
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 115hp, Gardiner 6LXB (1970)
  • Lying  ·  Near Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)
Boatshed Plymouth
Boatshed Plymouth
Billy Hallam

Extra Details

Builder John Tyrell & Son (Arklow)
Lying Near Plymouth, Devon, UK (by appointment only)
Fuel capacity 44.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 110.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 115hp
Engine make and model Gardiner 6LXB (1970)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 4 Bladed fixed (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 USG /hour At Cruising Speed
Generator output 5KVA

No batteries on board, 2 normally required
2011 - engine service
New exhaust and cooling system required


Length 52'0"
Beam 14'0"
Draft Min 6'0"
Draft Max 6'0"
Displacement 55,125.0lbs
Headroom 5'9"
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

24 volt,


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Hull larch on oak frames
2105 planking and frames repaired & restored (will need caulking before relaunch)
2016 deck completely renewed with double 12mm ply and epoxy sheathed
Aluminium Wheel House


Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

The accommodation space has pretty much been cleared out and is ready to be re-designed and constructed by new owners


The accommodation space has pretty much been cleared out and is ready to be re-designed and constructed by new owners

Deck Gear


Electric windlass
1 anchors
Windlass supplied but needs fitting

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio

Furuno GPS

Safety Equipment

Emergency steering

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This strong and sturdy ex pilot vessel needs an enthusiastic project manager to carry on with all the good work done over the last few years (over £30k spent).

Much of the work has already been carried out. i.e. the hull planking and frames have been repaired and replaced where necessary by a professional shipwright (this would need caulking before relaunch). The decks have been completely renewed with double 12mm ply that's been epoxy sheathed.

Internally she has been completely cleared out and is ready as a blank canvas to design and build your own accommodation layout.

If you would like to live aboard whilst carrying out this work, the yard allows it and there is an ablutions block about a 100 meters away.

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

This Wooden Pilot Boat 52' Ex Newport & Dublin has been personally photographed and viewed by Jo & Billy Hallam of Boatshed Plymouth. Click here for contact details.
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