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BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000

1960 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER designed by Leslie Bates and built by W Bates Ltd. Chertsey, Surrey

BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000
BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000 BATES STARCRAFT 33 MOTOR-CRUISER - EXCELLENT EXAMPLE - Lying: River Trent - Guide: £45,000

Overall Length: 33ft :: Waterline: 31ft :: Beam: 10ft 2ins :: Draught: 2ft 9ins :: Displacement: 11 Tons T M

Engine: Pair 35hp BMC 'Captain' Diesel Engines :: Designer: Leslie Bates :: Builder: William Bates, Chersey :: Location: River Trent

Sail: n/a :: Berths: Six Berths :: Year: 1960 :: Price: £45,000

Broker's Details:

HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:

The Bates Starcraft need little introduction as one of the UK's most success wooden motor-cruiser designs, produced by a family run boat-builders on the River Thames at Chertsey. The business, founded in 1948 continued until the mid 1970's offering a range of vessel for sale from small cruisers to large motor-yachts.

The '33' was a popular mid range size of which about thirty-five examples are know to have been built.  The aft cabin version offers accommodation for up to six persons in a light and spacious interior with the distinct 1950's / 60's styling which has become synonymous with the Starcraft.

A dedicated owners club was formed in 1993 by Starcraft enthusiasts and members of the Bates family.  The club holds regular events and is a good source of information and support in maintaining a classic motor-cruiser.

Double diagonal teak hull, copper fastened to steam bent oak timbers. Oak centre-line and framing. Flared bow, hard chines, long keel and transom stern. Mahogany superstructure, teak-laid decks over marine-ply. Original chromium plated deck fittings. 24 volt Eberspacher heating.

Spacious, well planned accommodation for six in three cabins.

Deck Saloon with dinette converting to two berths

Aft Stateroom with twin berths

Fore Cabin with twin berths

Galley

Heads compartment

PAIR 35hp BMC 'CAPTAIN' DIESEL ENGINES


BROKERS NOTE:

The Starcraft 33 needs little introduction as one of the best motor-cruiser designs of the 1950s / 1960s, offering great period style and practicality with generous and comfortable accommodation. An ideal weekend/holiday boat or for extended living aboard. SHERMINI ll has been in long family ownership of thirty-seven years and is a particularly good and original example having been maintained to a high standard on the River Trent navigation.

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Guide: £45,000

Lying: River Trent

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