Classic wooden cruiser Boat for Sale, "Mr Toad"

REF: 334.

This classic wooden boat was built in 1965 by Chumley and Hawk and extensivley rennovated in 2011 by its current owner.

Classic wooden cruiser Boat Specification

  • Length: 38ft (11.50m)
  • Beam: 10ft 6in (3.2m)
  • Draught: 2ft 6in (0.76m)
  • Airdraught: 8ft 4in (2.54m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Drive Type: Conventional Shaft Drive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Year: 1965
  • BS Cert: 2022
  • Extras: Diesel hot air heating, 12v and 240v outlets throughout, Inverter, 12v LED lighting, shore power, battery charger.


Extensively mahogany planking over oak frame.

In 2011 damaged hull planks and ribs were replaced or strengthened and the hull was protected by a West Systems epoxy technique.

The keel was additionally covered with fibrglass sheeting to enhance structural integrity.


Internally everything was stripped out and redesigned by Francida Designs, with all internal fixtures custom build by hand to maximise the utility of the space available. This combines to give a luxurious yet functional open light feel throughout the boat. A complete picture record of every stage of the external and internal work is available, and can be provided should you wish to review this.

Since completion the boat has been used as a live aboard by the designers which has enabled all comfort and functionality issues to be resolved as necessary.

It has also been used for short breaks, sleeping four adults comfortably.

Further Information

The boat is accessed on one side through a full sized door into the wheelhouse, which sits over the battery space and engine bay. This gives a high central driving position with 360 degree visibility around the boat. Within this area are built-in cupboards housing a battery charger. It also has a fully adjustable captains chair and a removeable solid roof and drop down sides front and rear windows.

Front Cabin

Forward of wheelhouse is a toilet utility areawhich houses a washer dryer, 1st Aid cabinate, shower cubicle, large sink, shelving for clothes, and cosmetics and sea toilet and waste tank.

In front of the utility area is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobe space, underbed storage and full length mirror.



Aft of Wheelhouse

To the rear is an open plan kitchen and dining area. This area is fitted with a full size dish washer, under counter freezer, 12v fridge, microwave, gas two ring cooker and gas instant hot water boiler.

The area has storage for kitchen utensils, bottles, and glasses. It also has a fitted hi fi system, sliding shelf which housed a full size electric piano.

The seating can seat 6 people around the table and the seating converts to 2 single berths with storage below. Doors aft.

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