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Saga 20 Motor Launch


Saga 20 motor yacht built by Saga Boats of Norway in 1975. These capable and spacious boats are popular in Scandinavia for their heavy duty construction and good sea keeping qualities. This boat is the open version and has comfortable seating for 7 people. Beta 20hp inboard engine new in 2011.

Boat Details

Overall Length: 20'4"
Beam: 7'3"
Engine: Beta Marine 20hp
Designer: Saga Boats
Builder: Saga Boats
Year Built: 1975
Location: Devon

Saga 20 GRP motor launch built by Saga Boats, Norway in 1975.

The Saga 20 is a vessel not often seen in the UK but quite common in Scandinavia.  Often fitted with a forward cuddy, this boat is completely open apart from the fore and aft decks.  They are solidly built, sturdy and capable boats.

This vessel had a new Beta 20hp engine fitted in and has been kept undercover every winter.

Perfect family boats, they are capable of coastal passages and have a lot of space and volume inside making them comfortable for days out.

Comfortable seating for 7 people but space for more if desired.


Length              20’4” / 6.2m

Beam                 7’3” / 2.2m




Simulated clinker GRP hull with white gel coat finish.

Mild steel keel band and steel bilge keels either side.

Bonded GRP fore, aft and side decks with a non-slip finish.

Large D-section rubber fender all round.

Seats, lockers and sole in GRP bonded into the hull.

GRP engine box with varnished plywood lid doubles as a cockpit table.

GRP rudder blade with Teleflex steering to the starboard aside wheel.  Stainless cavation plates on the rudder.



Beta Marine 3cyl 20hp diesel installed new in 2011.

Twin Disc TMC40P gearbox and stainless shaft to a fixed 3 blade 16” bronze propeller.

25 litre plastic fuel tank under the aft deck with a deck filler.

Numax CXV 12 volt battery charged from the engine alternator



Beta Marine B-20 K62474 engine

25 litre plastic fuel tank

12 volt Numax battery

2 x spare fuel cans

Teleflex steering with emergency tiller


Mooring warps

Danforth anchor with warp and chain

Thwart cushions

Auto electric bilge pump