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1986 Frolic Steam Launch - £5,450


Lying : Norfolk - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail

Frolic Steam Launch

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General Specification

LOA : 5.49m (18ft 0in)
Beam : 1.45m (4ft 9in)
Draft : 0.61m (2ft 0in)



YEAR: 1986/7

DIMENSIONS: LOA 18', BEAM 4' 9", DRAFT 2' approx.


INTERIOR: Seats fore and aft

ENGINE: Propane powered 2 cylinder horizontally opposed steam engine (single acting, cam operated poppet valves, roller bearings, enclosed crankcase, 435rpm with gearbox reverse). Blackstaffe type WTB, 125 psi boiler built about 1987 by Morewood Model Engineers, Cheddar. 3 blade 14x20 propeller on a 20mm stainless steel shaft.

EQUIPMENT: Steam engine plus ropes, fenders, removable canopy and road trailer.

REMARKS: In need of some renovation, this vessel could be a very pretty little steam launch.

OUR OPINION: Well worth seeing if you have the time and skills to bring her up to scratch.


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