Former RNLB SHORELINE, Rother class self righting lifeboat now converted to family cruiser 37 ft X 12 ft X 3.5ft. Twin Ford 4 cylinder original diesel engines on PRM gearboxes. Excellent internal conversion Bow thruster.

Guide of Dunkirk

Guide of Dunkirk a 35 ft self righter formerly the Cadgwith lifeboat 1940 63. A famous boat that went to the Dunkirk beaches 1940 on numerous occassions, was to be named Girl Guide, however after her heroic adventures the Guide Association insisted she be called GUIDE OF DUNKIRK. This boat has been in long term (more…)


Gertrude formerly the Holy Island lifeboat 1946. Left service 1963. 46ft Watson class in almost original service condition with twin Ford 6 cylinder diesels Pictures to follow. Been in the same private ownership from 1963.


Brothers Brickwood a pulling and sailing 35 ft self righting lifeboat stationed at Brightstone Grange, Isle of Wight 1907 and later Scarborough. Excellent conversion to liveaboard cruiser Major refit 1999 and attended the RNLI 175 anniversary parade at Poole. Hull stripped and refurbished, seen to be in excellent condition, new Ford engine, fuel tank and (more…)

RNLB Southern Africa

Southerrn Africa formerly the Dover lifeboat 1949 / 67, reserve service to 1981. Sold to Uruguay as lifeboat Valpariso 111. Retired and returned to the UK in private ownership late 1990’s where she was refitted with Ford 6 cylinder diesels as she had been in her later years with RNLI. Southern Africa is the last (more…)


For Sale Former RNLB ETHEL MARY, 52 ft Barnett class lifeboat Ballycotton lifeboat 1955 For Sale Former RNLB ETHEL MARY, 52 ft Barnett class lifeboat Ballycotton lifeboat 1955 Twin Gardner 6 LW diesels very economical. Internal conversion to comfortable cruiser requires completion to owners choice. Currently stored ashore in secure undercover location Open to sensible (more…)

Ernest William and Elizabeth Ellen Hinde

Ernest William and Elizabeth Ellen Hinde, formerly the Sheerness and later Calshot lifeboat 1969/ 85 The only 40 ft Nelson commercial hull used as a lifeboat. Now converted above decks to look like the traditional Nelson motor cruiser. Twin Caterpillar 250hp RNLI spec diesels


RNLB JOHN RUSSELL formerly the Montrose and Frazerburgh lifeboat 1926 She was named John Russell in 1926 by the Duchess of York and King George. She was built in Cowes by H Saunders, she served her time in Scotland and saved 305 souls. She is up and running, sea worthy fully off grid, an excellent (more…)


Dorothy and Philip Constant, Former RNLI 42ft Watson Class Lifeboat. Built 1962, Groves and Guttridge. 2x Gardner 4LW engines/gearboxes. Ex Shoreham Lifeboat, approx. 27 years of service before being used as a passenger boat in Orkney, a training vessel in Norfolk before being used by the current owner, a boat builder, as a workboat and (more…)


RNLB Sir Arthur Rose Sir Arthur Rose, formerly the Tobermory wartime lifeboat 1938 / 47, then Mallaig and Courtmacsherry Ireland. 46ft Watson class.   Modern conversion to family cruiser with new superstructure and twin Perkins Sabre diesels installed approx 20 years. Excellent use of space with room for new owners own ideas.