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A 1952 ‘ Royal Tiara Class’ Broads Cruiser designed and built by Royalls of Wroxham, Norfolk


Boat Details

Overall Length: 24ft
Waterline: 21ft 6ins
Beam: 8ft
Draught: 3ft 6ins
Displacement: n/a
Engine: 30hp Nani Diesel
Berths: 4
Sail: n/a
Designer: Traditional Broads
Builder: Royalls of Wroxham
Year Built: 1952
Location: Norfolk

‘Tumblehome’ is one of a number of early 1950’s hire fleet motor-cruisers built to the Royal Tiara design by Royalls Boatyard of Wroxham, Norfolk.

Sold out of service in to private ownership, ‘Tumblehome’ has since been the subject of a complete keel up restoration undertaken by Martham Boatbuilding Company.  The project, which took three years was completed in 2008.  The vessel was completely re-planked above the waterline and eighty percent below.  The mahogany superstructure and coachroof was also renewed together with new front windows, screen and canopy. The cockpit and interior were re-built in mahogany and oak and the cabin re-upholstered.  A new electric system was installed and a new Nani 3.21 diesel engine supplying domestic hot water.

A complete photographic record exists of the restoration along with receipts for all the work, equipment and fittings.

‘Tumblehome’ has had limited use since being re-launched and is boatyard stored from November to March every year with an annual exterior re-paint and varnish.

Hard chine carvel mahogany hull on oak, sheathed marine ply decks, varnished mahogany superstructure, cockpit and transom.

Traditional accommodation with mahogany joinery, new upholstery and curtains.

Forward Heads Compartment: Electric wc with 80 litre waste tank.  Ceramic wash basin (h&c) Shower.

Main Saloon: Dinette converting to two double berths.  Galley area with sink unit (h&c) gas cooker, 12 volt ASU fridge, pantry and crockery lockers.

Aft Cockpit: Folding screen, detachable canopy, helm position, locker seats.

Nani 3.21 diesel engine, regularly serviced, currently only 350 hours recorded.  Three 110 AH batteries, 60 litres fuel capacity, 180 litres fresh water tank.

Inventory includes, two Rond anchors, mud weight, mooring warps, brass fittings throughout.

Brokers Note:

An attractive and stylish 1950’s Broads Cruiser offering modern creature comforts and reliability.  An extremely comfortable holiday boat for two or occasional weekender for four people.  Current BSS Certificate to 2012.

Lying: Norfolk
Viewing: Through Classic Yacht Brokerage Tel: 01905-356482
Guide: Sold….