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26′ Clinker Cabin Boat


A sturdy and attractive cabin boat built on the Isle of Wight. recently fitted Thornycroft 60hp diesel and new navigation gear. forward cabin with a double berth, heads and galley. Large aft cockpit with seating and a recent cover. A versatile family boat in nice condition.

Boat Details

Overall Length: 26'
Beam: 8'
Draught: 3'
Engine: Thornycroft TK-60 60hp
Berths: 2
Builder: Chamans Boatyard, Bembridge
Year Built: 1965
Location: Hants

26′ Clinker Cabin Boat

Built by Chamans Boatyard of Bembridge in 1965, she would no doubt have been used around the Solent as a comfortable weekend boat.

A sturdy and safe motor yacht with a large aft cockpit, sheltered wheelhouse and simple accommodation forward giving a heads, galley and double berth.  This is perfect for weekend excursions and nights away, with the new aft cockpit cover creating a large sheltered space aft when staying aboard.

She has a brand new Thorneycroft 60hp engine which has only done 40hrs running and has been professionally maintained this year with all new paint and varnish work.


Length on Deck           26’

Beam                           8’

Draft                           3’



Clinker planked in 7/8″ mahogany all copper fastened to steam bent oak timbers.

Internal ballast in the form of iron pigs.

Yacht laid teak decks over a marine plywood sub deck.  Narrow side decks with a generous aft and fore deck.

Varnished teak toe rails and rubbing strakes all round.

Very spacious open cockpit with laid teak sole.  Engine box is varnished teak with a laid and scrubbed teak lid and a new cushion.

Helm position to port with entrance hatch to the accommodation on the starboard side.

Superstructure all in epoxy sheathed marine plywood.  Coachroof forward giving plenty of headroom in the cabin.  Large open backed wheelhouse with a long overhang on the roof for shelter.

Varnished tea handrails fore and aft on the superstructure.



Thorneycroft TK-60 4cyl 60hp diesel fitted new in ? with only about 40 hours running.

Stainless shaft to a 3 blade centreline bronze propeller.

200l stainless fuel tank.

100l stainless water tank

75l stainless waste tank

3 x 12v batteries for engine starting and domestics.



2 berths.

Standing headroom under the coachroof with a berth each side and heads compartment forward.

Small galley area to port with sink.

Jabsco sea toilet pumps directly overboard or into a waste tank.



Simrad Go 9 chart plotter with fish finder and depth sounder

Lowrance DSC VHF

Navigation lights


Manual bilge pump

Auto electric bilge pump

Engine space fire extinguisher


15kg CQR

10m of 8mm chain

20m of 12mm warp

Mooring warps



Swim ladder

Aft cockpit cover, new in 2021

Bunk and berth cushions, new in 2021

Cockpit cushions new in 2021 for aft thwart and engine box

Ensign and staff

Manual sea toilet

Galley sink




These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.