Former Gentleman's Steam Launch Houseboat

£10,000.00 (Approx US$12,791.80)
  • Boat REF#  ·  266202
  • Length  ·  17.00m
  • Year  ·  1870
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Full-Displacement
  • Sleeping berths  ·  10
  • Lying  ·  Isle of Wight
Boatshed IOW
Boatshed IOW
Corinne Gillard

Extra Details

Lying Isle of Wight


Length 17.00m
LOD 17.00m
Beam 3.50m
Airdraft 3.50m
Storage On mooring


Decorative only spars (unknown year) with standing rigging (unknown year)

Electrical Systems

240 volt, 1 batteries charged by: shore power


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Hull is GRP sheathed teak planking


Total # of berths 10
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 5
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Manual)

Electric 240v showers (not tested)


Electric 240v showers (not tested)

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

12v electric bilge pump

Broker's Comments

The pictures and video will do the talking as we know very little about this rather interesting vessel other than the basics.

She is very much a houseboat now although was believed to be a former gentleman's steam launch in the late 1800s. The funnel and rig are purely decorative and she does not have an engine.

But she does have bags of character and lots of potential to make a great home or business.

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

This Former Gentleman's Steam Launch Houseboat has been personally photographed and viewed by Corinne Gillard of Boatshed IOW. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

10 years

Why are you selling her?


Where have you sailed her?

Houseboat only

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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