Wallasey Bay Ocean Baby

Price Reduced for a quick sale
£3,500.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  226723
  • Length  ·  6.71m
  • Year  ·  1960
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  3
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 18hp, Perkins M20 (1992)
  • Lying  ·  Essex, UK (By Appointment Only)
Boatshed Essex
Boatshed Essex
Chris Markham

Extra Details

Builder Wallasey Bay Yacht Station
Lying Essex, UK (By Appointment Only)
Fuel capacity 20.0 ltr (4.4 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Perkins M20 (1992)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3-Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

Engine professionally refurbished in 2008.
New prop shaft fitted 2008.
New engine mounts in 2008.
Full engine service in August 2020.


Length 6.71m
LOD 6.71m
Beam 2.40m
Draft Min 1.52m
Draft Max 1.52m
Displacement 2,100kg (4,630.5lbs)
Headroom 1.78m
Storage Ashore


Sloop rigged Wood spars (1960) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail Lonton & Gray - Slab (2011) 1 Reefs
Headsail Suffolk Sails - Furling (1995)
Other sails No1 Headsail (unknown year)
No2 Headsail (unknown year)
No3 Headsail (unknown year)
Spare Main (1995)

Note: The additional headsails are all older hank on versions.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Mahogany on Oak Hull.


Total # of berths 3
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

Note there is a 4th smaller berth suitable for a child.



Note there is a 4th smaller berth suitable for a child.

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Cockpit cover

2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR & Kedge)
30.00m of chain
30.00m of rode
Cockpit cover new August 2016.

Nav Equipment

Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Sestrel Compass.
Standard Horizon GPS Chart CP180 Chart Plotter.
Seafarer 3 Depth.
Autohelm ST 2000 Autopilot.
Simrad RT1400 VHF Radio.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

A classic wooden sloop built in 1960; her owner has kept her well maintained and in good order. The hull is mahogany on oak and she has an inboard Perkins 18hp diesel engine that was fitted in 1992 and professionally refurbished in 2008. At the same time the prop shaft and engine mounts were renewed.
The accommodation has good head room (Approx 5ft 10 inches) and sleeps 3.

This boat is a nce example of these classic craft and looks ready to provide many more pleasant sea miles. The owner is now looking to achieve a quick sale and so the price has been matched accordingly. If you are interested in this boat, or would like to arrange a personal viewing, please do contact our office and we would be pleased to help.

There is the possibility that this boat could be delivered by sea, to a new owner's location, at cost. Please contact us for more details if interested.

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

This Wallasey Bay Ocean Baby has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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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