17ft ex Trinity House GRP motor launch/ workboat.

Price Details

Price: £4,500 GBP
Location: Maldon Essex GB
Make: ex-Trinity House Launch
Year: Unknown
Condition:  Good, used condition
Category: Power, inboard engine
Class: Tender/ Launch / work boat
Keel Type: Long Keel


17ft GRP motor launch, built for Trinity House as a workboat /launch to ferry pilots and merchant seamen, now used as a private vessel.
A very robust moulded GRP hull with an inboard diesel engine.

She has spent the summer afloat and is now ashore for the Winter. Requires some tidying/ re-antifouling.


Length Overall: 5.18m

Beam: 2.03 m
Draft: 0.84m
Air Draft: 1.83m
Max Draft: 0.84m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 25ltrs
Displacement: 1.00tonne
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Number of Engines: 1

Passenger Capacity: 6

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


Engine Description: Twin cylinder, Saab diesel, engine stood within engine box, sited amidships.
Electric and manual start.  1 x secured heavy duty battery. Shaft driven to a single triple bladed propeller.
single start battery with isolator switch. Remote plastic fuel tank.


A very robust single moulded GRP formed open motor launch. Bare wooden sole boards. 3 x strong Samson /towing posts.
Slatted seating, painted finish . Purpose built well in the foredeck for the stowage of her anchor and chain and bow roller fitting over the stem.
Long straight keel, pair of bilge stringer. Iron stem band protecting the keel.  2 x forward buoyancy tanks.
Transom hung rudder with tiller steering. Solid wooden bulwarks a painted finish.
Non slip tape adhered to the capping/ decks. White rubber fender around the rubbing strake.
Fixings attached to the hull for the fitted cover to be fastened.


CQR anchor with chain and warp.
Fitted overall PVC cover and support.
Manual start handle.

Safety Equipment:

Large whale gusher manual bilge pump.
Emergency tiller.


Disclaimer: Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.