| Condition: || Used: An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition || Year of Registration: || 1910 |
| Use: || Fresh Water || Type: || Sailing Canoe |
| Engine Type: || Torqueedo Electric || Length (Feet): || 22 |
| Primary Fuel Type: || Electric |
Genuine reason for sale Move to the Coast necessitates sale as I would not take her on the ocean.BADThis boat is a small project. Structurally sound but new flooring and little wooden seats need overhaul (re-gluing). Read below New Torqueedo electric outboard engine refit was not completed in fact in reality only test phase completed and she needs an extension to the rear keel to allow proper reverse steering, However this in reality is a couple of bolts and epoxy resin.GOODBuilt in 1910 soThis fantastic Canoe 'Little Millie' has been used on the Thames near Sonning for the last few years.She is 22ft x 6ft (maybe 5'6") has great curves and is a fantastic dayboat. She easily seats 4 (I am built for comfort not speed) and is a beautiful way to explore the Thames, or any inland(ish) waterway, being next to the water not for those frightened of Swans as they can and will stretch over the side to take 'food' from your hands when they get used to you. Primary usage was for Breakfast/Coffee or for G&T cruises. When I purchased her she had been modified with an outboard in a 'through hull hatch'.I Brought a Torqueedo electric engine for her to replace the huge petrol outboard that was with her when I purchased her. This engine pushes her along beautifully with two 24v batteries. HOWEVER for completeness I have to say that I never completed the battery boxes (never started just put them under the bows) and while the boat traveled fantastically in forward... reverse left a lot to be desired.Hence the Torquedo is virtually unused.... less than 10 hours maybe less than 5 and she has been out of the water for a year. However she floats and is a great craft, see 'BAD' above for description of works involved.She comes with a twin axle trailer (in photos) which has been overhauled but due to the weight of the original outboard being replaced by a lightweight electric engine, the axles could do with bringing forward slightly (4 bolts per axle per side)I have trailed her easily from the Thames to the Lake district easily with a VW passatt. (also in photos)Any questions please ask.