Gaff Rigged Ketch 63 MFV

Live Aboard, Offers Invited
35,000.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  301003
  • Length  ·  19.48m
  • Year  ·  1942
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  8
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 150hp, Mercedes Benz 315 6 cylinder (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  Barcelona
Boatshed Barcelona
Boatshed Barcelona
Paul Griffiths

Extra Details

Builder Frank Curtis
Lying Barcelona
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,800.0 ltr Total - 4 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 150hp
Engine make and model Mercedes Benz 315 6 cylinder (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller & Wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 15.0 ltr /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

2nd relief wing engine Ford 80HP also runs bilge pump


Length 19.48m
LWL 19.00m
Beam 5.42m
Draft Min 2.68m
Draft Max 2.68m
Displacement 50,000kg
Headroom 2.00m
Storage On mooring


Gaff rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with Other standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail - (unknown year)
Headsail - (unknown year)

total sail area of 2245 sq ft
Sails will need replacing

Electrical Systems

24 volt battery, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Rubbing boards on topsides have suffered storm damage on a previous mooring when they protected the hull from damage. The hull is in good condition and some boards were replaced and inspected by a surveyor.


Total # of berths 8
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)

Wood burner stove in saloon area
Corner bath with shower

5 burner propane Stove


Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Fresh water wash
Raw water wash

Wood burner stove in saloon area
Corner bath with shower

5 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover
Swim Ladder

4 halyard winches
2 anchors
(Fishermans, CQR)
50.00m of chain
Deck awning
Bowsprit has been removed for the mooring and is lying on the deck

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector
Life jackets
Life buoys

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

additional bilge pump operated by 2nd engine

Broker's Comments

Originally built as a Royal Navy Admiralty vessel during WWII in 1942 as an MFV acting as a patrol boat searching for enemy submarines. Built in Cornwall England of larch on oak frames with a 5cm larch deck. The vessel did have a significant refit in 1993. There are two separate accommodation areas that suits as a B&B business as the current owners do. Total accommodation is for 8 people, 3 in the guest area and 5 in the main accommodation area. British Registered.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Gaff Rigged Ketch 63 MFV has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Griffiths of Boatshed Barcelona. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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