|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Cuxton, Kent Kent UK
33ft ex Dover Pilot ship. She was the very last of her type actively working in the UK. She is a registered Historic Vessel. She has received recognition from the Clique Port of Dover and Trinity House for her long standing service.
She was converted into a private cruising sea boat 2007-11. She can take the seas, no problem and is very economical to run with her single diesel inboard 70hp engine. She is kept by boating enthusiasts and is kept in excellent condition, well maintained and in commission.
She offers comfortable accommodation for her crew. 4 x full length berths, headroom of 6ft 2ins. large day cabin with helm and galley facilities. A lower saloon with 2 x berths in the fore peak. Aft is a deep open cockpit with seating and lockers. A Bimini frame and cover over when required or a fully fitted cockpit cover. Generous side decks, galvanised guard rails.
She has a stay sail (steadying sail which can be set when she is being used for fishing off the Kent Coast.
Her working life she worked for Dover Pilots, Trinity house lightships and as an Auxiliary Coast guard vessel. She is of wooden construction, 12 ton displacement, designed by Perkins & Sons and Anderson Rigden of Kent.
British Registered Off No: 304769
|Vessel name:||Denise Simone|
|Vessel type:||single wooden displacement hull|
|Designer:||Perkins & Sons and Anderson Rigden|
|Builder:||Anderson Rigden of Kent|
|Model:||33ft Pilots Vessel|
|Registry:||mca part 1|
|Class Society:||National Historic Ships Register.|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Ford 2701E|
|Fuel Consumption:||2 Litres Per Hour|
|Cruising Speed:||4 Knots|
|Maximum Speed:||7 Knots|
|Length over all:||33'|
|Length at waterline:||31'|
|Maximum draft:||3' 9"|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Displacement:||12 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||150 Gallons|
|Water capacity:||200 Gallons|
|Holding tank capacity:||100 Gallons|
Single 70hp Ford engine.
Shaft driven to a triple bladed 25inch diameter propeller.
Naturally aspirated with engine room fansand seawater.
Located amidships , Range of 1000nm
Four cylinders last serviced Nov 2017 .
A new gear box LS802, 500D2 6611280, installed at the same time os the engine 2012.
Denise Simone was built for Pilot/ Tug commercial work .by the renowned builders of Rigden and Anderson of Whitstable . She was 1 of 3 vessels built
Planking of 1 inch Pitch pine on oak frames.
Approx 1 ton of ballast
There is a deep open cockpit with access into Wheelhouse.
#Decks are marine ply which have been sheathed and painted and the there is Treadmaster nonslip fabric all around the decks.
The Wheel house is constructed of marine ply with Iroko and mahogany and again this has been GRP sheathed and painted. All white.
Wheelhouse headroom of 6ft 8ins in the fore cabin and aft cockpit/cabin (under canvas) headroom to 6ft 6ins.
Hot and cold water system. Water heated via an electric Calorifier.
There is a sea toilet with washbasin port side and opposite a shower with washbasin and a chemical toilet.
In the fore peak a re twin single berths. In the wheelhouse wheel steering forward, bench berth seating to port and starboard-side is the galley facility with cooker and sink, cupboards stowage and work surface, a microwave under work surface and electric cool box...
A rear access door to the cockpit which has a canvas awning over, plenty of further stowage and seating (possible to make up another berth, under canvas!)
Manual anchor windlass on fore deck.
2 x Danforth anchors both on chain and warp
Fenders and warps.
Bimini and frame. Steps with Track Mark, in/out of cockpit.
Deck hose and mop.
Various spare warps.
A tan Steadying stay sail with wooden spars. Mast tabernacle in aft deck used while fishing from the vessel.
Depth Sounder NASA Stingray Alarm
Autopilot / chart plotter -Lowrance 5150c
Faruno Radar- model 163
Standard Horizon Radio
Garmin 12 GPS
two x window wipers
24v electrical system around the accommodation 4 x heavy duty batteries 12v There's a converter adapted to supply the 12v circuit.
Shore power 240v plug in.
All fused , isolator switch
Commercial 24v battery charger
Immersion heater for shower and hot water
Light switches throughout the accommodation.
Life raft Seago Offshore GX0 4202W
4 x Lifebelts
4 x Emergency life jackets
4 x Working life jackets
3 x powder fire extinguishers
Galvanished guard rails at cockpit sides.
Wooden grab rails set in coachroof.
Manual bilge pumps X 2 .
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.