Shetland Family 4

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Sold - Mar 21

Shetland Family 4, "Unnamed"

Boat Length: 17ft 8in (5.38m)
Berths: 2
Year: Believed 2006
Fuel Type: Petrol

This nicely presented Shetland Family 4 is a compact river cruiser with a large, sociable cockpit and overnight accomodation if required. Recently compounded and polished, antifouled and engine serviced by Jones Boatyard December 2020.


Sold - Mar 21

Shetland Family 4, "Chelsea Dagger"

Boat Length: 17ft 8in (5.38m)
Berths: 4
Year: Believed 1983
Fuel Type: Petrol

The Shetland Family 4 has proven to be a very popular river boat with a sociable cockpit and overnight accommodation. This boat was modernised by a previous owner in 2016.


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Shetland Family 4 Further Reading

This craft was a development of the very successful Shetland 535/536 and offered a cabin layout to include sufficient cockpit length to incorporate side benches/2 single berths. This fit and finish was more sophisticated over its predecessor. The original craft features a conventional outboard well built into the transom. Later designs build to date feature a moulded outboard pod/transom platform. This allows for a larger cockpit with wrap round seating to the stern.

An older version of the Shetland Family 4 was built between the years 1978-1996 without the pod that measured 17ft 5ins/5.37m.

Useful Links

Shetland Boats

Shetland Owners Association

Shetland Owners Club

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Shetland Family 4 Documents and Original Brochures


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