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RW Davis and Son 145 pax Passenger vessel

RW Davis and Son 145 pax Passenger vessel

£120,000 VAT paid

Built: 1981
Currently lying: Dartmouth, UK - United Kingdom

Yachting Brokers are pleased to offer for sale ‘Western Lady VI. This well-equipped and MCA certified 145 passenger ferry could be used for a variety of new roles or continue to operate as a passenger vessel. Perfect for either regular passenger ferry services or adapted for perhaps wildlife cruises, Western Lady VI is well suited to a variety of future uses. She has a large passenger main deck saloon aft of the wheelhouse and open deck seating aft with all weather cover. There is additional seating port and starboard and forward. There are two heads, situated port and starboard just aft of the wheelhouse. Accessed by twin companionway steps, there is a large lower deck saloon. It is currently used for additional seating but has been used for a food / beverage service area.

She is currently MCA coded. In accordance with her MCA surveys she has been well maintained and benefits from a number of upgrades including a major engine refurbishment in 2013. MCA Certified (to 20 June 2020) the stability survey and DSM documentation are included in sale.
Class V, 145 passengers + 3 crew
Class VI, 145 passengers + 3 crew.

it is the responsibility of the purchaser to meet any MCA requirements in relation to any Exemption Certificate or any other requirements. Every assistance will be provided to enable this. If an out of water survey is required, there are suitable facilities on the River Dart. As she is being sold as an operational Passenger Vessel, VAT Notice 744C applies.

Appointments to view can be booked in advance directly with Paul Singer of Yachting Brokers, on 01803 611493. Please note that our vessels are located both ashore and afloat across a wide geographic region and therefore prior appointments are essential before travelling to view.


LOA: 18.47 m
Beam: 5.48 m
Draft (fixed): 1.8 m
Tonnage: 49.94
Number of decks: 2
Fuel capacity: 2540 l
Location status: Afloat


Number of main engines: 2
Main engine manufacturer: Gardner
Main engine model: 6LXB
Main engine power: 127 hp
Maximum speed: 12 knots
Cruising speed: 9 knots
Main engine fuel: Diesel
Propellor(s): 3 bladed
Drive type: Shaft
Steering system: Hydraulic wheel
Freshwater cooled
Engines (installed 2013) : full reconditioned including new big ends, main bearings, piston rings, refurbished heat exchangers and Gardner reconditioned heads, injectors and fuel pumps


Number of cabins: 1
Number of heads: 2
Heads type: Sea toilet
Lower saloon: Lower deck saloon with 6'2" headroom; accessed by port & starboard steps


Generator model: Wiring in place for generator
Voltage: 12,24 and 240v circuits (240v lighting via inverter)

Deck gear

Primary anchor
Manual anchor windlass
Covers: For aft deck


Passenger capacity: 145
Official No. : 386550
Superstructure colour: Cream
Hull colour: Blue
Deck construction: Steel
Flybridge: Upper helm
Last survey: June 2019
Hull construction: Steel
Hull finish: Paint

Navigation equipment

GPS: GPS Map 551
Navigation lights
Radar: Furuno
VHF radio: Icom M323

Safety equipment

Bilge pump (manual)
MOB system: Starboard side forward
Lifejackets: Included
Emergency tiller
Bilge pumps (electric): 0
Liferafts: Are NOT included

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