|Mooring Country:||United Kingdom|
|Length:||12.5 m/41 ft|
|Width:||3.66 m/12 ft|
|Draft:||0.91 m/3 ft|
|Engine manufacturer:volvo penta|
|No. of engines:||2|
1986 Birchwood TS37 £54,950 - owner open to offers for a quick sale
This Birchwood TS37 is in need of some TLC which is reflected in the current asking price. She has a range of electoincs and had new engines fitted in 2008 that have only completed 345 hours. She was last out of the water in 2013. This boat is well suited for all coastal and inland waterways with its vast living area, she ideal for long term cruising or live aboard.
The Birchwood TS 37 offers eights berths in three cabins. There is a large state room at the rear of the boat with full-sized Island bed. Hanging wardrobe and locker space Dressing table with mirror Opening windows Heating outlet It has an en-suite Heads with shower, sea toilet with holding tank and sink and warm air heating duct. Access hatch to the engine room The saloon has a large curved seating area which converts to a double bed. A sideboard runs the length of the cabin giving lots of storage space including a built-in drinks cabinet. Steps lead up to sliding doors to rear deck of the boat. Inside helm with helm seat and full navigation and instrumentation. Heating controls. Warm air heating duct. There is a TV and DVD player. Down a couple of steps is located to the port side Large Dining area which converts to a double bed. Under seating storage plus drawer and locker storage, heating outlet and cupboards. Opening portlight. The Galley opposite with wood flooring, sink with hot and cold pressurised water, drainer, three-burner gas hob, large gas oven and grill, Microwave, 12v Fridge. Storage for crockery and cutlery. lots of Lockers and cupboards. Forward is a day head with sea toilet with holding tank, shower, sink with hot and cold water. Guest cabin forward is 2 single V berths, hanging space and lockers. Opening roof hatch Heating outlet. Access to the anchor chain locker. The rear deck area has ample seating for 8 persons with locker space beneath seats. The base for saloon table for al fresco dining Gas locker with drain. large rear state room Main saloon, dining and galley area Forward guest cabin.
Deck Equipment Main anchor with 100m chain Anchor windlass - electric Bathing platform Borading ladder Tender Outboard - Yamaha Davitts 4 x Warps 6 x Fender Navigation Equipment 2 x Steering Compass VHF Radio - Standard Horizon with Command mic on Flybridge VHF - Handheld - ICOM GPS - Garmin Chartplotter - Garmain at helm Chartplotter - Garmin at flybridge linked to one at the helm Radar - Garmin AIS - reciever and transponder Garmin Autopliot- Raymarine Paper charts - Imray Navtex - NASA Clock & Barometer Safety Equipment 3 X Fire extinguishers 1 x Fire extinguisher in engein bay Fire blanket First Aid kit Gas alarm Smoke alarm Spot light First Aid Kit 2 x Lifebouy with floating light. 2 x Electric bilge pumps Radar refector Sea Me Radar enhancer Construction Built in 1986 it has a white GRP hull and topsides with blue coachlines. The internal woodwork is teak. Large integrated bathing platform with ladder plus stainless steel davits. Folding radar arch giving the potential of extended inland waterway cruising. Flybridge consists of 2 bucket seats fully adjustable for helmsman, plus 3 seater bench. Duplicated instrumentation. This boat has not been out of the water since 2013 but has been copper Comments This Birchwood TS 37 has the benefits of recent 2008 Volvo Penta D6 310HP engines with only 345 hours. With some investment, this could be a really lovely liveaboard or long-distance cruising boat. She will need to be taken out of the water for a full hull service and the engines will also need to be serviced as soon as purchased.
Mechancial Systems This Birchwood TS37 has two Volvo Penta D6 310HP turbocharged diesel engines with310HP new 2008 located under the saloon floor. Freshwater cooled. It was last serviced in 2013 and has 345 engine hours as at the 1st July 2019. It has two 423 litre fuel tanks. Fuel tanks are currently 50% full. It has a shaft drives to 3 blade bronze props. Trim tabs. This boat will cruise at 20 knots and has a maximum speed of 25 knots. Electrical Systems 5 x 12 volt batteries (2 x engine + 2 x domestic + 1 x genset) charging from alternator and via 240v shore power system with ring main, immersion heater and battery charger. 6KW generator 22 hours last serviced 2013.