Character Boats - Coastal Day Boat

Crew 1-7 persons
  • Boat REF#  ·  212040
  • Length  ·  5.33m
  • Year  ·  New
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Shallow Long with Bilge keel
  • Lying  ·  UK
Boatshed Lancashire
Boatshed Lancashire
Paul Diffin

Lifestyle & Use

A great day boat for the family for fishing, picnics and exploring. Sails well in light airs and has two deep reefs for those blustery days. With is shallow draught you can explore the upper reaches of a river or anchor close in to a secluded beach. Easy to launch and recover.

Unique Features

These traditional boats benefit from modern materials with low maintenance, so more time for sailing. Extra attention is given to good storage in water tight lockers, quality stainless steel fittings, stainless steel strips protecting the gunwales against chafe and the anchor stowed out of the way on the bowsprit, ready to be deployed.

Design & Build

Practically designed, beautifully built, benefiting from being constructed from modern materials, whilst keeping the classic traditional style.

Prices & Process

Click on the Pdf's below to view prices and boat information. Also happy to cater for bespoke requirements.

Extra Details

Builder Character Boats
Lying UK


Recommended Outboard Engine - 2.5 to 5hp


Length 5.33m
LWL 5.10m
Beam 2.00m
Draft Min 0.48m
Draft Max 0.48m
Airdraft 6.50m
Displacement 550kg (1,212.8lbs)


Gaff rigged Collars Wood spars with Stainless Steel standing rigging


Reefing mainsail Jeckells, 125 sq. ft. - SlabLazy Jacks, 2 Reefs
Headsail Jeckells, 40 sq. ft. - Furling

Traditional gaff rig with tan sails, the foresail has UV protective strip added.
TOTAL SAIL AREA: 165sq. ft.
TOTAL length of boat with bowsprit rigged 21'


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Shallow Long with Bilge keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Deck Gear

1 anchors
(5kg Bruce)
3.00m of chain
20.00m of rode
Boat comes with 2 x fenders, 2 x warps

Safety Equipment

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

These classic looking gaff rigged, shallow draught boats are perfect for exploring creeks and coastal inlets, plus sail well in light airs. The hull design originates from the traditional working sailing boats of the North West and Scottish coastlines. These traditional Day Boats can take up to 7 people on adventures and picnics.
The Coastal Day Boat has the same hull as the Coastal Weekender, if you are looking for over-night accommodation then check out the Coastal Weekender with twin quarter berths.
RCD Category C - up to 7 people.

These boat details are subject to contract.

This Character Boats - Coastal Day Boat has been personally photographed and viewed by Paul Diffin of Boatshed Lancashire. Click here for contact details.
The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, these particulars are not a part of any contract or offer and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Brokerages, who are acting as brokers for the manufacturer.

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