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1985 Arran 16 Fishing/Dayboat & Trailer - £3,950

Status : SOLD

Lying : Norfolk Broads - Viewing strictly by appointment through Topsail

Arran 16 Fishing/Dayboat & Trailer

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General Specification

Builder : Arran Boats, Scotland
LOA : 4.88m (16ft 0in)
Beam : 1.98m (6ft 6in)
Draft : 0.3m (1ft 0in)


Mechanical & Electrical



With her with pleasing lines and pretty simulated clinker hull, the Arran 16 is an attractive little GRP motor cruiser with cuddy cabin which can easily be removed when required to provide a fully open boat. In production for an impressive 35+ years, and still available new today (typical new price ~£11,923 including outboard and trailer), Arran 16s can be found in harbours throughout the UK and mainland Europe, the design having proven itself to be safe, stable, very versatile and with low running costs thanks to the displacement hull shape. A popular choice for use as a fishing boat, workboat and general leisure dayboat, both privately and within the hire industry in places such as the Lake District and South Coast, the Arran 16 is very manageable both afloat and during launching/recovery, being light enough to be easily towed behind most family cars. Similar in many ways to the ever popular Orkney Longliner/Fastliner. A great little 16 footer!

For sale due to vendor's relocation, this example is being sold complete with a road trailer and nearly new outboard and cockpit tonneau cover.

MOORING: It's understood that the vessel's very desirable northern Broads mooring could, at the time of writing, be transferred to the purchaser (current cost £412.80 paid to 31st March 2021).

PHOTOGRAPHS: The photos showing the vessel afloat were taken in January 2021, and those ashore in early February 2021.

PLEASE NOTE: This vessel is understood to at present be exempt from the Boat Safety Scheme, being an open boat with no fixed systems installed that require testing. The trailer is understood to be solid, but regretfully it has no service history and it has previously been used for launching/recovering in salt water as well as for transportation and storage purposes. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that the trailer is sufficiently roadworthy before undertaking any road journey. The Broads Authority annual river toll for this vessel was £112.82 for 2020/21.


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ARCHIVE LISTING - NOT FOR SALE! This listing is provided for information and research purposes only!


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