Occassionally I buy boats to restore and then sell them on, if you are looking out for a specific boat do get in touch.

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Occasionally I buy small boats or know of small boats that are up for sale, I shall be displaying my own boats for sale here, but please do contact me if you are after a specific boat and I shall let you know as soon as I know of any available.

Drascombe Dabber 15 feet 6 inches cruising dinghy GRP.

Tan sails,lug main, jib & mizzen.

Multi roller trailer as new.

Tohatsu 2017 4 stroke 3.5hp outboard as new.

New center plate.

Improved buoancy.

£4250 ono.

Can deliv er in UK.

Tel:01556-660007  Home.

Mobile :07399552192.


Drascombe Gig 25 feet GRP group adventure boat arriving early April for restoration & resale.

This will be my second Drascombe Gig. The 25 feet GRP Drascombe Gig replaced Admiralty 27 feet whalers. Many have been used by Adventure centres, Sea Scouts groups, Sea cadet groups,  plus other countries Navy’s as a training boat for basic seamanship & sailing.

This Gig has come from Essex Sea Scouts & requires a refit .

If interested contact me to discuss the price after restoration or as is.

The Gig is up for sale for between £8500 to £12,500 depending upon what I do to her.

Complete with braked trailer.

Current name ESSEX GIRL my name for her in  SW Scotland.

New Devon Gigs cost from £25,000 & Drascombe Gigs from £35,000.

They are a serious adventure boat with category C approval of the recreational craft directives. A safety standard for post 1997 boats.



  • Sailing dinghies on trailers with centre plates.
  • Trailer sailer small yachts with lifting keels.
  • Small trailable keel day sailing yachts.
  • Small towable recreational powerboats & inflatable boats.
  • Rowing boats & tenders.
  • Open canoes, sea kayaks, touring kayaks & sit on top kayaks.


Dave Hart – Boat Restorer
Tel: 01556 660007
Mob: 07399552192