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Orkney Boats - Dory 424

Orkney Dory 424 for sale. £2999 all in and ready to go fishing.
She is a great boat for day trip out and fishing in river or sea. Fitted with a full serviced (by Main Dealer) Mercury Mariner 40 Magnum  outboard with stainless steel prop, helm control and power tilt which start and run lovely. Have receipt and manual for the engine with was bought in 1998.
The boat is fitted out to a very high spec. Comes with Navigation lights, Bilge Pump Systems, inner deck lights, power outlet socket, search light sockets and Lowrance LMS350A fish finder (with manual and receipt), depth sounder and GPS (having problems with the sensor for the GPS, not been looked at). Washable seat covers, stainless steel rear bar, full and half tonneau covers and oars.

Trailer is a Snipe break back type with roller and bulks, winch and guide posts. Again with manual and receipt new in 2006. It has just had new wheel bearings fitted this week. There are some of the parts there for the brakes but they do not work, working lights and hitch lock. The boat is in Beccles, Suffolk. A river trial is possible but she is on the trailer as it is not left in the water.

Manufacturer Provided Description

Orkney Boats have been building small working and leisure boats and cathedral hulled Dorys for well over 30 years. Orkney Dorys are used by Harbour and River Authorities, Police, Rescue
organisations, Sailing Clubs and many other commercial users and our wealth of experience in dealing with these applications ensure that our boats are tough, durable and supremely seaworthy.
The time proven Dory hull design is renowned for superior stability, outstanding handling and shallow draft combined with huge reserves of built in foam buoyancy for ultimate safety. Constant
development over the years means that today’s models also feature more ‘V’ in the forward sections and ‘raked back’ sponsons for a smoother, drier ride.
Ski boat,workboat rescue launch or a boat for just pure uncomplicated fun, the Orkney Dory will fit the bill to perfection.

424 Sport
Standard equipment; stainless steel bow eye and ski eyes, stainless steel bow and stern mooring cleats, inner and outer transom plates with alloy capping. Heavy duty fender with stainless steel end caps, quick release transom drain, GRP side mounted steering console with battery and kit stowage under, stainless steel steering wheel with mechanical push pull steering to suit long shaft outboards up to a maximum of 50hp. Full width helmsman’s seat incorporating fuel tank and kit
stowage under, hinged GRP seat lid with moulded in split backrest, forward seat locker with hinged lid.

424 Tender
Standard equipment; stainless steel bow eye, stainless steel bow and stern mooring cleats, inner and outer transom plates with alloy capping, heavy duty fender with stainless steel end caps, quick release transom drain, two GRP thwarts, forward seat locker with hinged lid. Suitable for tiller steered long shaft outboard engines, maximum 20hp.

424 Custom
Equipped as Sport model but with wrap around stainless steel grab handle on console, stainless steel side rails. Detachable upholstery on forward helmsman’s seat and upholstered backrest cushions on seat lid.

Standard colour is Orkney white, other colours are available at extra cost, photos show Dory 424 Custom.

For further information please contact: 

Orkney Boats ltd
Ford lane business park
Ford, Arundel
West Sussex
BN18 0UZ


  • Hull, deck and ancillary mouldings are constructed in hand lay-up grp. 
  • The hull is stiffened by a grp girder frame which is bonded in as part of the laminating process. 
  • Woven rovings and other high strength materials are used in high stress areas to further enhance rigidity. 
  • The deck is bonded to the hull and girder frame prior to foam being injected into the gunwale and outer cavities creating a strong and rigid monocoque


  • MAXIMUM SPEED 28 knots


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Category:Motor Boats
Subcategory:Offshore Cruisers
Sales status:Sold
Manufacturer:Orkney Boats
Model:Dory 424
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Year built:1995
Length:4.27 m/14 ft
Width:1.8 m/6 ft
KW:40.0 hp
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