Swan of Teynham – a steam launch



A steam launch with cabin

Featured at the London Boat Show in 1992 Swan of Teynham was presented as follows :

“What is 27 ft long, has a 15 hp engine and costs £75,000 ? The answer is the glorious Bay Class Yachts steam launch. […]

Viola – a Windermere gentleman’s launch


A Borwicks Windermere gentleman's launch

A recently well documented boat having arrived on the Thames in 2012 and having been in Norfolk prior to that. I first got to know this boat when selling it for a family who had used her around the […]

ISOLDE – a Petterson “smuggler” launch


50,000 euros

A Petterson "Smuggler" launch from the Swedish archipelago, eminently suitable for coastal cruising or inland waterways.

Isolde was built in Sweden by the renowned boatbuilder C.G. Petterson whose boats are so recognisable thanks to their pleasing lines and gently curved foredeck. Known as a “Smuggler” as they were designed originally to be used by customs […]

Bella – a vintage harbour launch



An interesting canopied vintage harbour launch

Bella is a vintage harbour launch with a modern diesel. Lovely aft canopied cockpit area for entertaining.

Arabella – a hybrid electric saloon launch


An exceptional hybrid gentleman's launch

An extremely pretty gentleman’s launch in great condition with an unusual clerestory roof, toilet compartment and galley, built of mahogany on oak in 1932 by Taylor Bates of Chertsey where she was named Kelpiette. She was restored initially by […]

Lady Hamilton



Traditional gentleman's saloon launch, fully refurbished and now electric

Electric gentleman's saloon launch, refurbished in 2009