12m Dutch built steel Motor sailer, Gaff rigged Ketch.

Price Details

Price: £55,000 GBP
Location: Rhu,  Argyll and Bute Eastern Scotland

Year: 1965
Condition: Very good, in Commission, stored in a Boatshed over the Winter.
Category: Sail
Class: Motorsailers
Keel Type: Full Keel


A solid Dutch steel motorsailer built in Harlingen Holland 1965.She has proven seaworthiness in her present 12 years ownership she has covered approx 10,000 miles.

She has a very reliable resilient Gardner 4LW diesel engine.
She is equipped for extended live onboard periods and can easily be handled by two persons but offers enough accommodation for four persons.

She has an extensively range with tank capacities of 1000 litres fuel and 1000 litres of water. She also has a central heating system.
Being Dutch in her design the rig can easily be lowered facilitating the cruising of the European waterways.

Her sale is due to the advancing age of her present owners.
Pescadou is in her forth owner ship, From Holland to Norway in her second ownership and now the present are Canadians.
She was stripped to a bare hull surveyed and repainted 2013


Nominal Length: 12.00m
Length Overall: 12.00m
Length Of Deck: 11.75m
Length At Water Line: 3.99m


Draft: 1.65m
Air Draft: 30m
Max Draft: 1.65m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 1000litres
Water Tank Capacity: 1000 litres
Displacement: 17tonnes
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Engine Power: 65 hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 5
Cabins: 4
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4


Builder: Van D.Vlis,Harlingen, Holland
Designer: Van D.Vlis,Harlingen, Holland
Boat Name: Pescadou


Hull Material: Steel
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 8: knots


Engine Model: Gardner 4LW
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Gardner single lever control
Range: 1700nm sited in engine room under the pilothouse
Last service 1st June 2017 next due 2019
Hydraulic steering wheel sited in the wheelhousse
shaft driven engine to a 24inch triple blade propeller
Gardner 2UC reduction gear box
Sea water cooled heat exchanger (dry exhaust)
Generator: 3.5KW Mastervolt WisperJet single cylinder (Kabota diesel)
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Carvel construction of 5mm welded steel plating. Rounded stem and angled fore foot to a long square sectioned keel and a canoe stern.
She has 6 tonnes of ballast
Enclosed pilothouse of teak amidships with helm position.
Deck is 4mm Teak ( natural scrubbed ) laid on top of a steel substructure
( requires some attention)
Coach roofs fore and aft are also of steel 4mm and have a painted finish.


Headroom below 1.90m
All berths are 1.90m in length
In the forepeak is an anchor chain and storage locker accessed from the deck only.Forward bulkhead.
From the pilothouse forward through saloon “U” shaped seating and dining table which can convert into a double berth,

on the port side is the galley area. ahead are the heads (Rhienstrum Y2 Bowl sea toilet) and shower,

stbd with a full length wardrobe to port.Through into forward double cabin. ,
Steps aft of wheelhouse to a double berth cabin.
Eberspacher diesel fired heating system throughout.

Galley equipment:
double gas burner Cookmate 3100
Dickinson diesel stove ( Bristol) ( not in use) .
Fridges: 24/240 AC Engel domestic fridge plus 24v Danfos air cooled compressor in the pilothouse.
Single sink with whale gusher pump ( electric)
Cold water only

Deck Equipment:

3m Inflatable dinghy
Torqueedo 1300 electric outboard
Assorted fenders and warps
Main Anchor 75lb Danforth
Stern 35lb Danforth
Kedge 70lbs Fishermans
Electric anchor windlass
100m anchor chain
Anchor rode 60mm 22mm rope)
Sails: Stika Spruce mast and spars. Deck stepped
Stainless steel (8mm)standing rigging
Running rigging Braided rope)

Sail Wardrobe:

Main, Mizzen both Dacron in good condition
Jib , Dacron Fair condition
Genoa (Blue) Dacron Fair condition
Genoa (Multicoloured) Ripstop Nylon Fair

Navigation Equipment:

Auto pilot Simrad AC12 and AP24
Radar Simrad Broadband G3
Depth Raytheon ( need attention)
Wind instruments Tack Tic wireless linked to Simrad.
GPS Furuno 35
Chart plotter Simrad CX33
Chart plotter Simrad N 12
VHF Fixed unit Simrad RS35
VHF handheld Icom M35

Safety Equipment:

MOB system ALERT2
PDF x 4
Life rings x 2
First aid kits
life lines x 2
Safety Harnesses x 3
fire extinguishers x 4
Electric Bilge Pump
10 man life raft (out of date)