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23 Ft Coastal Steam Launch “MOONDANCE”

£ P.O.A.

A handsome gentlemans saloon steam launch of classic design, built for lake and coastal use. Now available for sale in superb condition, having been built to an exceptional standard during the 2010’s, and then used on Lake Windemere. Winner of the Alex Ritchie Trophy for engineering excellence.



L.O.A. 23 Ft.

Beam 6ft 6 inches.

Draft 2 Ft and 4″ when fully loaded.

A coastal sea-going design based on a I Jissel Model 21ft launch, but streched to 23ft. Hull is fitted with bilge keels for stability at sea. Built with cedar planks and GRP sheathed for minimum maintenance.



Coal fired 200 psi Fire tube boiler

Condensing engine driven pump. Forced draft fan. Hand feed pump.

Windermere kettle, whistle, siren and steam injector, plus numerous other fittings and convenience features.



Single cylinder slide valve launch engine with Stevenson link reversing gear, built 2014.

3 1/4  Bore by 4 1/2 stroke, 4.2 HP output.

Capable of approx 6.2 knots.

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