|LOA:||90' 8" / 27.64m|
|Draft:||4' 11" / 1.52m|
|Beam:||21' 3" / 6.50m|
|Engine model:||Mermaid Ford recon 2003|
|Engine Location:||Aft Port Qtr|
|Cockpit Type:||open on deck|
|Hull Const.:||Wood carvel joggled planks|
|LWL:||90' 8" / 27.6400m|
|Gallons Per Hour:||3|
|Cooling System:||SEA/ FRESH|
|Drive Type:||Aqua drive to fixed prop|
|Last Serviced:||2006-04-03 00:00:00|
|Prop Type:||3 blade fixed|
|Starting Type:||24 volt|
|Keel Type:||flatbottomed with leeboards|
90ft Thames Sailing Barge, charter vessel house boat, live aboard, office.
Lady Daphne built in 1923 by Short Bros Ltd. She was sold in 1996 to her present company who have undertaken a massive restoration program, this has included bow being replaced,a new mast, sailing beams, aft head ledge on fore hatch, all keel bolts being replaced, the whole bottom being recovered and respiked. All this work has been undertaken whilst building up a successful Charter Business, as well as racing competitively in her class in the East and South Coast Barge Matches.
The Lady Daphne has been kept up to and above the exacting standards required by the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) (formally the Department of Transport) to hold a Class V & Class VI passenger license to carry 55 persons (plus crew). The Lady Daphne is used for corporate and company entertainment both at sea and alongside.
During her Winter 2010 refit, she had much of her port side replanked with new.
Winter 2011-2012 refit she had the galley and the heads, removed and replaced with new.
Currently in Kent for her present refit and maintainance in readiness of the 2013 season.
240 and 24 volt ring main
New generator fitted 2005
Mooring equipment fenders, gangway, saftey netting gaurd rails
Massive fishermans anchor with chain
Large solid fuel stove
Magnetic compass brass binnacle
GMDSS DSC VHF new 2003
Hand held DSC VHFs
Public address system
Navigation equipment various
Saftey equipment for 55 people including liferafts, lifejackets, TPAs, line throwing equipment, Flares, CO 2 smothering for fire insulated engine room
1 x 20 man liferaft
1 x 30 man liferaft
4 lifebuoys with light and smoke float
50 DoT Lifejackets
5 x smoke detectors
EPIRB 121 khz
Mechanical bilge pump
24 volt electrical bilge pumps
240 volt electrical bilge pumps
Portable diesel driven fire and salvage pump
Fresh water 3000 ltrs
Black Water 2000 ltrs
Diesel 1500 ltrs
presurised hot and cold running water
1923 Barge 90ft Thames Sailing Barge, Houseboat liveaboard, charter vessel Office
M J Lewis & Son (BoatSales) Ltd
Downs Road Boatyard, Downs Road
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