Traditional wooden boats for sale

Ex-Hire Boats For Sale

Published: 14th October 2021
Categories: Special Offers

These charming traditional 1950s wooden vessels served as hire boats on Windermere but are now seeking a new life elsewhere.

Three of the boats have been fully converted to electric power and have been in use and maintained throughout summer 2021. Three other similar boats have no engines and have been stored inside a dry warehouse.


Key features

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Traditional clinker-built wooden boats from the 1950s

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All boats have sliding roofs – great for any weathers

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All boats sit a recommended 8 persons on board

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Dimensions are 18 ft in length x 6ft wide

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Three boats have motors and have been maintained and serviced in summer 2021

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Three boats need motors and have been stored in a dry environment

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The cheaper boats will need motors added.

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Boats with motors were converted to electric in 2010.

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Reliable electric motors and in full-working order

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Easy-to-drive

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Top speed approximately 6 miles per hour

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Approximately 6 hour range on batteries. All charging cables included in sale.

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More information

  • For more information please call Alex Williamson from Windermere Lake Cruises on 07811 555530.
  • You are welcome to visit and inspect the boats for sale, three electric boats are in Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3HQ, the three non-powered boats are near Windermere village.

Guide price

  • Boats with electric power & ready-to-sail: £4,000 +VAT ONO
  • Boats with no power: £1,000 + VAT ONO
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