RNLI All Weather Mersey Class – by RNLI

For Sale by the RNLI: Ex-Service Boat All-Weather Mersey Class. MERSEY CLASS SPECIFICATION Length: 11.62m Displacement: 14.73 metric tons Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 3208T marine diesel engines; 280hp each at 2,800rpm Hull Construction: fibre-reinforced composite (FRC) Beam/width: 4m Draught/depth: 1.02m Maximum speed: 17 knots Located in Poole, Dorset. Boat price is £75,000 sterling, zero-rated VAT. (more…)

RNLB Edian Courtauld

RNLB Edian Courtauld, formerly the Walton & Frinton lifeboat, 46.9ft Watson class.  Now converted to motor yacht with all over steel deckhouse. Parsons Barracuda marine diesel engines based on Ford 6D series, installed by RNLI while in service. Internal conversion requires completion to new owners’ choice.  


RNLB HERBERT JOHN, formerly the Cloughey Co-Down lifeboat 1939 / 1952 and later Youghal, S Ireland 1952 / 1966. Single engine Liverpool class lifeboat restored to as near original condition as possible by us, using original plans and RNLI equipment sourced as being from this boat when converted to private use. Powered by Ford D (more…)


Mary Gabriel, Rother class lifeboat 37ft. coded for tripping.   Mary Gabriel 37-29 ON1000 is the 3rd Rother lifeboat to be built, she was on service in Hoylake from 1974-1990, then Rhyl from 1990-1992. Powered by twin Ford Thornycroft 250 50hp engines, she cruises at 7kts and burns approx 2.5g an hour, with a top (more…)

Lady MacRobert Mk2 Solent Class Lifeboat

She is a MK2 Solent Class Lifeboat built in 1972 for the RNLI as ON1019, 48-014 and named “Lady MacRobert.   After serving with them faultlessly since 1993 in the SAR role at Punte Del Este in Uruguay, ADES have decided to retire ADES 12 after 27 years and put her up for sale. They (more…)

Solent Class Lifeboat ON1013 – The Royal British Legion Jubilee

Solent Class Lifeboat, ON1013, 48-010, “The Royal British Legion Jubilee”, specifications for sale. Callum Ives, August 2020 ON1013 is a Mk1 Solent Class Lifeboat built-in 1971 for the RNLI as ON1013, 48-010 and named “The Royal British Legion Jubilee”. She is a Lifeboat with a rich and at one time a tragic history. She was (more…)

RNLB St Andrew Civil Service No 10

RNLB St Andrew Civil Service No 10 The St Andrew lifeboat, built 1951 for the Whitehills, Scotland station. 41 foot Watson class with alloy superstructure. Twin Ford “D” series marine engines known as Parsons Porbeagles, 50 hp each. The vessel in the original layout internally and externally. The only lifeboat of this class in original, (more…)

SOLD – The Richard Vernon and Mary Garforth of Leeds

The Richard Vernon 46’9” Watson class Lifeboat, ON 931 Served at Angle and Wicklow 1957 to 1988 Built 1956 by J Samuel White at Cowes. She was the RNLI’s exhibition boat at the first London Boat Show, held at Olympia in January 1957. She then went to Angle, Pembrokeshire where she served from 1957 to (more…)


Frederick and Emma, a 45 ft Watson motor sailing lifeboat built for Wick in Scotland 1921 Also served at Amble, Northumberland to 1950. Owners details, FOR SALE ,STADATS’ CONVERTED WATSON CLASS LIFEBOAT Built 1921 bv Saunders of Cowes “Stadats”, built as Frederick and Emma in 1921 by Saunders, Cowes, Isle of Wight, served firstly at (more…)

SOLD – Arun

[inpost_fancy thumb_width=”125″ thumb_height=”125″ post_id=”1776″ thumb_margin_left=”0″ thumb_margin_bottom=”0″ thumb_border_radius=”2″ thumb_shadow=”0 1px 4px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.2)” id=”1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11″ random=”0″ group=”0″ border=”” show_in_popup=”0″ album_cover=”” album_cover_width=”125″ album_cover_height=”125″ popup_width=”800″ popup_max_height=”600″ popup_title=”Gallery” type=”fancy” sc_id=”sc1544388856951″] ARUN, The prototype of this famous class of lifeboat. Built 1971, cold molded timber and epoxy construction hull, alloy superstructure. Radar, GPS, usual radios etc. Twin Caterpillar 3208 (more…)