24ft Fishing motor boat, wooden river cruiser

Price Details

Price: £3,950 GBP
Location: nr. Maldon Essex, CM9
Year: 1977

Builders: Gerald Pearn, Looe, Cornwall
Condition: Good, paintwork requires some touching up.
Category: Power
Class: Power Cruisers
Keel Type: Full Keel


24ft Carvel wooden fishing / pleasure boat.
Built in Looe, Cornwall. Age unknown. A forward cabin, semi covered wheelhouse.
Central engine box. Open aft cockpit with bench surround seating. Cockpit to wheelhouse roof, a fully fitted PVC cover ( keeping the worst of the elements out.)
All surfaces are painted and in pretty good order, she is kept on the water on a mud berth. Automatic bilge pump with small solar panel.
Cabin has twin berths with an infill, good fabric covered berth cushioning. PVC covered cockpit cushions.
A substantial electric windlass for winding up the anchor, bringing in the pots etc.
Engine has been regularly started.



Length Overall: 7.32 m
Length At Water Line: 7.01 m


Beam: 2.44 m
Draft: 0.91 m
Max Draft: 0.91 m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 60litres
Displacement: 3.00tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Engine Power: 43hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 2
Cabins: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4


Builder: Gerald Pearn, Looe, Cornwall
Boat Name: Carling


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


Engine Model: BMC
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Stern drive


Carvel stripped planked wooden construction.
Open back, cuddy cabin forward.
Standing headroom at the helm under a semi shelter deck.
Rudder hung from the transom.


Small opening portlights in the cabin sides. Small access from cockpit door for privacy. All painted out.
Good berth cushions, Storage beneath the berths
Equipment: Main anchor and chain.
electric windlass sited beside the helm position, enables easy lifting of an anchor. Chain runs across the fore deck to a bow roller fitting.
Seagull outboard.
Outboard bracket on the transom
Selection of fenders and warps.

Navigation Equipment:

wheel steering from the helm.
Engine gauges on a forward dash.
Glazed forward facing spray screen
Navigation lights. ( p & S.White steaming light, Anchor.)
Radio aerial on wheelhouse roof ( can be lowered)

Safety Equipment:

Grab rails fixed to the wheelhouse roof.
Boarding ladder.
Large manual Whale pump. Solar powered Automatic bilge pump.
Large galvanised steel pulpit around the bow.
Horseshoe life buoy