1968 Nelson 40
1968 Nelson 40   £25,000
Presenting a rare opportunity for a classic boat enthusiast: Horatia, one of the first Nelson 40’s, built in 1968, with a wooden top and GRP hull. She is a worthy project awaiting a passionate hand to restore her to her former glory. This project would appeal to someone who appreciates the history of a vessel with a reputation for outstanding seakeeping capabilities due mainly to it’s semi displacement hull shape. Horatia was originally designed for, and built by Cmdr Peter Thorneycroft to race in the first Round Britain in 1969 and subsequent Cowes Torquay powerboat races with... read more

Length: 12.2m
Location:Hayling Island Hampshire UK
Price: £25,000 Tax Exempt
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ID: 753157  (Private)
Posted: 2 days ago

1970 Nelson 40
1970 Nelson 40   £45,000
1970 *** REDUCED PRICE *** Cove of Weymouth is delighted to present this classic Nelson, "Gazelle". A Twin-Engined Cruiser, that has been kept in excellent condition by the current owner. Twin Cummins 185HP engines give a cruising speed of 12 knots with an economy of 12L per hour per engine. Nelson boats are renowned for their sea-keeping qualities and this example is no exception. Broker's view: "A really excellent example of this classic British Cruiser, this boat is mechanically sound and in excellent cosmetic condition. Early viewing is recommended." This Nelson 42 was built by Automa... read more

Length: 12.2m
Location:Weymouth Dorset UK
Price: £45,000 Tax Paid
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ID: 740063  (Trade)
Posted: 1 month ago

1973 V Class Pilot Boat
A good example of the V Class pilot Nelson 40. She is in good running order and has been refurbished recently. The forward cabin has been extended recently. She has benn re gel coated and decks fibreglassed. A good example of the iconic V Class pilot boats. Recently refurbished and forward cabin extended. The engines have only done 400 hours since a total rebuild. MECHANICAL Twin Cummins V504 naturally aspirated 197hp Vee 8 diesels 8.3 litres each with 4 valves and injector valve per cylinder fed by Cummins PT pump with common rail fuel injection. Shaft drive through Self Change gearboxes ... read more

Length: 12.6m
Location:N Itreland UK
Price: £33,500 Tax Paid
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ID: 707092  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

1968 Nelson 40
1968 Nelson 40   £22,500
PRICE REDUCED A unique and rare opportunity. 'Horatia' is a very famous Nelson boat - owned and driven by Commander Peter Thornycroft - which finished the 1969 Round Britain Powerboat Race. Significant recent renovation work includes Osmosis treatment, CopperCoat to the wetted area of the GRP hull, and painted topsides. The pedigree of Nelson power-boats is well-known and highly respected. They have a distinctive design and were chosen by Trinity House for their safety and integrity. Over 150 of these 40 foot boats were built and this example has twin 400hp V8 turbo die... read more

Length: 40'
Location:Havant UK
Price: £22,500
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ID: 754052  (Trade)
Posted: 2 months ago

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