Character Boats - Coastal Weekender

Crew 1-7 persons (sleeps 2)
  • Boat REF#  ·  212450
  • Length  ·  5.33m
  • Year  ·  New
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Shallow Long with Bilge keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  2
  • Lying  ·  UK
Boatshed Lancashire
Boatshed Lancashire
Paul Diffin

Lifestyle & Use

A versatile boat, takes 7 people, sleeps 2. Perfect for coastal island hopping and adventures. 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. The inner cockpit has wider berths with cushions than the Coastal Day Boat, set up for overnight stays.

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)
Storage Ashore


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


Total # of berths 2
No. of single berths 2


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 or sleep 2 for the overnight voyagers.
The Coastal Weekender has the same hull as the Coastal Day Boat but comes with wider cockpit seating inside the sprayhood area, wide enough to sleep on, cushions and trailer.
RCD Category C - up to 7 people
These boat details are subject to contract.

This Character Boats - Coastal Weekender 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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