Historic and Classic Lifeboats for Sale -



    Olive Leaf. build by Smith and hutton Arbroath 1964 as a lobster boat. 33ft X 12 ft X 4.5ft Converted 70’s to family cruiser. 5 berths in 2 cabins, gaslley, separate heads with shower. Gardner 6LW runs like it should. very reasonably priced to sell.

Duke of York


  Duke of York, 41 foot Watson class lifeboat formerly stationed at the Lizard Cornwall 1934 / 1961. now converted to family cruiser. Twin Ford 4 cylinder diesel engines removed from dismantled Oakley class lifeboat. Large wheelhouse and cabin structure fitted some years ago and now in need of some attention. Could be restored to […]

Lifeboat 70-001 Charles H Barrett .

Ex RNLI Lifeboat

Full description with excellent internal photos by the owner available on request. The pictures say it all. Dolphin, formerly the cruising lifeboat 70-001 “Charles H Barrett” built on the Clyde at Yarrows, 1965. Now converted to fabulous cruiser. 8 guest berths + crew Powered by twin Gardner 8L3B marine diesel engines 240hp each. ┬áin 2 […]

GENERAL R Dudley Blake

EX RNLI Lifeboat for Sale

  Pulling and sailing lifeboat built for the Blackrock, Ireland station, served 1909 1935. For many years in use as a licensed trip boat, inspected by Irish Dept of Marine to carry 32 passengers. vessel in long term storage ashore and does need some restoration to the original cork belting . Very rare example of […]

Davys Family


Rother class lifeboat 37 ft X 12 ft X3.5 ft. twin Ford 4 cylinder diesels. Ex Shoreham Harbour lifeboat 1981 /93. Currently stored at our yard in N Ireland. 6 years. 1 0f only 2 built in cold moulded timber epoxy construction. vessel in need of some refurbishing, All marineply decks require replacing, numerous fittings […]

James Stevens No 10


James Stevens No 10, formerly the St Ives lifeboat, built 1899. Fully restored and slightly modernised ( with an engine)for tripping 2002 /3. 37.5ft LOA, 9ft8 Beam, 3ft draught Boat has been laid up ashore for some time, comes with a renewable category 3 coding for inshore tripping 12 passengers and 2 crew. Ford 4 […]



  Helen Turnbull Waveney class RNLI lifeboat, built Groves and Guttridge Cowes, 1974 sold 1999 Stationed at Sheerness and Achill Island Now converted with additional deck cabin over original well deck amidships. Additional deck rails fitted forward. twin Caterpillar 3208t marine diesels approx 1500hrs 6 berth, 4 aft and 2 in forecabin. heads with holding […]

St Brendan


    St Brendan, formerly the Roslaire Harbour Arun class lifeboat. Recently refitted as dive boat with replacement engines and complete internal renovation Now sleeps up to 17 persons in 3 cabins Wheelhouse converted to saloon. General Extensively refurbished and with a Full MCA Commercial Coding to operate up to 60 miles offshore (12 passengers […]



    Princess of Wales, formerly the Barmouth lifeboat. 37 foot Rother class, fully self righting. One of only 2 constructed in cold moulded mahogany. Twin Ford 4 cylinder diesels in walk through layout.approx 1200 hrs. 5 Berths, Raritan Lectra vaccuumWC and wash facilities forward. Wheelhouse extended aft to provide saloon / dining area. Condor […]



Formerly the Southend on Sea and Beaumaris Lifeboat sold out of service 1991 to her current owners. This is a rare opportunity to own a medal winning ex-lifeboat. During her illustrious working life she was credited with saving 160 lives. Since retiring, Gallichan formally known as Greater London II (Civil Service No.30) ON 921 has […]

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