The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

MFV 50 Live Aboard

Proceeds go to Sail 4 Cancer
£0 Sold / Unavailable
  • Boat REF#  ·  261530
  • Length  ·  15.24m
  • Year  ·  1952
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  5
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 100hp, GARDENER 6 LW (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  Rhone river
Boatshed Midi Canals
Boatshed Midi Canals
Graham Wharmby
The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

Extra Details

Builder JOHN TYRREL
Lying Rhone river
Fuel capacity 1,200.0 ltr (264.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,300.0 ltr (286.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/04/1993

Mechanical

Engine 1 x diesel 100hp
Engine make and model GARDENER 6 LW (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

Solid simplicity and belt and braces. A Gardener 6L, a diesel generator for the 12v et 24v. A drip feed 8Kw Somy diesel stove provides cozy warmth to radiators and hot water. Hot water also from a 220v 120lt immersion heater or from a Vaillant instant gas heater !
Note that the boat engine and systems have not been much used the last 4 years and may need some "recommissioning".

Dimensions

Length 15.24m
Beam 4.90m
Draft Min 1.52m
Draft Max 1.52m
Airdraft 3.05m
Displacement 42,000kg (92,610.0lbs)
Headroom 1.80m
Storage On mooring

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator

Construction

Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

MFV by Tyrrell of Arklow Ireland. 1 ½ inch Larch planking on 6x4 oak frames. Keel laid in 1952 commissioned in 1953 but very quickly decommissioned and returned to Tyrrell’s who converted her into a private yacht !

Accommodation

Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)

Cozy accommodation upgraded by the previous owner who is an experienced yachtsman and wooden boat enthusiast. The owners aft cabin has a large dressing room and oceans of storage having been adapted from three separate cabins. A second heads and shower was removed though all skin fittings are still in place and an "ensuite" could easily be envisaged ! Headroom varies between 1.9 and 1.8 on main deck and 1 .75 on the cabin deck. Main double 1.9 x 1.2 but easily made larger in both directions. Guest bed 1.25 reducing to 1.05 x 1.9
Super shaded aft deck and second "breakfast galley" in the saloon makes preparing the cocktail for guest a breeze.

4 burner propane Stove

Accommodation

Stove
Broiler
Oven
Sink
Cooler
Fridge
Carpet
Drapes
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Raw water wash
Microwave
Dryer

Cozy accommodation upgraded by the previous owner who is an experienced yachtsman and wooden boat enthusiast. The owners aft cabin has a large dressing room and oceans of storage having been adapted from three separate cabins. A second heads and shower was removed though all skin fittings are still in place and an "ensuite" could easily be envisaged ! Headroom varies between 1.9 and 1.8 on main deck and 1 .75 on the cabin deck. Main double 1.9 x 1.2 but easily made larger in both directions. Guest bed 1.25 reducing to 1.05 x 1.9
Super shaded aft deck and second "breakfast galley" in the saloon makes preparing the cocktail for guest a breeze.

4 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover
Rode
Fenders
Boathook

Electric windlass (with remote control)
3 anchors
BOMBARD 6 pers. dinghy (unknown year)
(Inflatable)
4hp outboard, TOMOS (unknown year)

Nav Equipment

Compass
Speed
Log
VHF
Autopilot
Stereo
Barometer
Navigation lights
TV
Video
DVD
Fish Finder
Radar Reflector

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Searchlight
Emergency steering

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

MFV for sale in the south of France. Boatshed Midi Canals is offering this converted Tyrrell MFV for sale by donation to the Sail 4 Cancer charity. Our vendor bought the vessel through us in April 2014 and was almost immediately afflicted by some serious health issues and unable to either enjoy or even look after the boat properly. Now available for a symbolic price in the form of a donation to the Sail 4 Cancer charity. For more information and appointments to view please contact Graham, your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Midi Canals

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This MFV 50 Live Aboard has been personally photographed and viewed by graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Midi Canals. 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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