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Erskine May

Price: £13,950

A 38ft 1978 Colecraft 3 berth cruiser stern narrowboat.

Offers are invited for Erskine May which is being sold as a project requiring work to bring it up to standard. Once done it should give good service.

Internally the floor will require replacement in places and the boat is in need of general repairs and improvements. The engine has been running and the boat systems appear to work.

A hull survey was last carried out in 2014 and the required remedial work carried out. Both the survey and invoice can be made available when viewing the boat. It was last blacked in May 2019 and the Boat Safety Certificate runs to July 2023.

At 38ft, Erskine May is the ideal size for day trips or short breaks exploring the waterways.

Entering the boat from the cruiser stern is the open plan galley/ saloon. The galley is equipped with a gas cooker and a gas/electric fridge. Hot water is provided by an instantaneous gas boiler. There is a stainless steel sink beneath which are various cupboards and drawers.

The saloon has a large fixed seat which can also be used as a single bed. In the corner of the saloon, is a solid fuel stove. The position of the stove allows for good heat distribution throughout the boat. There is also shelving available, providing storage.

A door leads through to the WC and wet-room. The wetroom has a shower and a hand basin and in the WC, there is a cassette toilet.

The front cabin has seating on either side which can also be made up into a wide double bed by moving the dining table.

A door leads through to the fore deck.

There is an area of floor inside at the rear of the boat that requires replacement and the boat is in need of general minor repairs and improvements.

All deck gear is included so the boat is ready to sail.

12 months leisure mooring for the price of 9 at Gayton, Anderton, Alvechurch or Kings Orchard Marina when purchasing this boat.

To view this boat, please contact Hilperton Marina.

General

General
NameErskine May
BW index number79675
Safety certificateYES
BSS certificate expiry17th July 2023
LocationHilperton Marina
Price£13,950
Berths
No. of Berths3
Double beds1
Double beds (temp)--
Single beds1
Single beds (temp)--
Size
Overall length38 feet
Overall beam6 feet 10 inches
Overall draft2 feet 3 inches
Overall headroom6 feet 2 inches
Style of sternCruiser

Structure

Manufacturer
ManufacturerColecraft
Hull ID No.--
Build date1978
Material
BaseSteel
HullSteel
Cabin sideSteel
RoofSteel
Original steel thickness
Base6mm
Hull5mm
Cabin3mm
Hull blacking
Last hull blackingMay 2019
WhereHilperton Marina
Anodes
FittedYES
Date fittedMay 2019
Size1.5kg
No. of anodes4

Running gear

Engine
MakeBMC
Model1.5
Year1978
FuelDiesel
CoolingKeel Cooled
Hours--
Last serviced date--
Last serviced byOwner
Gearbox
Make--
Model--
Reduction--
Coupling--
Shaft diameter--
Propellor size--

Capacities

Fuel--
Water--
Gas typePropane
No. of gas cylinders2
Gas cylinder size--

Interior

Fitted
Fitted byRugby Boats
Date fitted1978
Materials used
FloorMarine Ply
Hull sidesTongue & Groove
Cabin sidesVeneered Ply
DeckheadTongue & Groove
BulkheadsVenered Ply with Soild Wood Trim
Fittings--

Equipment

In the galley
CookerGas Cooker
Cooker modelCalor
FridgeGas and 12 volt
Fridge modelDometic RM5310
Other--
In the bathroom
Bath--
ShowerYes
Hip bath--
BasinYes
Toilet typeCassette
Toilet makeThetford
Toilet modelPortaPotti
Toilet tank capacity16 Litres
Toilet remarksWet room with shower.
Heating
TypeSolid Fuel Stove
MakeEvergreen
ModelST-0311
FuelMulti
Other remarks--
Electrical systems
DC voltage12v
No. of batteries (start)2
No. of batteries (domestic)--
Split charging--
Other--
Hot water
TypeInstantaneous Water Heater
MakeVaillant
Model--
FuelGas
Other remarks--
Additional heating--
240 volt electrical systems
Inverter make--
Inverter rating--
Generator make--
Generator rating--
ShorelineNO
Other--

Other

Additional information
Tonneau covers on front and rear decks.

Boat plan

Erskine May - boat plan