All Thames Barges for sale in the UK
A 80ft engineless, wooden Thames Sailing Barge, 1881. Registered in Rochester, Kent. 1882. Built for carrying a cargo of bricks from Medway to the Thames.
She crossed the Channel over to France and Holland, around the coast as far south as Southampton and Devonport.
Re surveyed in dry dock June 2022, all was found to be in good order. She was at this time re-antifouled.
George Smeed has been completely rebuilt / restored over last 30 plus years.
The present restoration was started back in 1976, with a continuous maintenance programme continues to date.
A National Historic Vessel, has a w... read more
|Price:|| £325,000 Tax Exempt|
45ft Thames Barge yacht 'Blackthorn'. Built in steel by Owen Emmerson. Well maintained. In Good condition for cruising, racing or as a live aboard.
BUILDER: Owen Emerson. Upnor, Kent.
DIMENSIONS: LOA 45' 13.71m LWL 45' 13.71m Beam 12'6" 3.8m Draft 3'6" 1.1m
Alternator charging to 4 x 12v batteries. 240v shore power with RCD. Galvanic isolator. Solar panel.
Wheel steering, GRP dinghy with Honda 2hp outboard motor, Fisherman main anchor with 100 fathoms of chain, manual anchor windlass which is also used to raise/lower the ma... read more
|Price:|| £125,000 Tax Exempt|
Xylonite: has been laid up for a year or so, through Covid times in West Dock London.
An 87ft Steel and Iron hulled Thames Sailing Barge with Bowsprit. Built in 1926 by F.W. Horlocks of Mistley, Suffolk.
She has been kept in sailing condition, and has until recently retained an
Exemption Certificate, for carrying up to 12 Guests, when sailing.
A rather special barge, in all her various guises throughout her life: a Cargo carrying Trading ship, owned by the same family from new in 1926 -1958, a Sail training vessel, She's been used as a Film prop in feature films, Adverts. Photo ... read more
At 42ft, Cygnet is a half sized wooden sailing barge. After several years of continuous sail cruising, she has been bought into a Barge Boatyard in North Essex. Her present owner has decided to sell her, the hold has ben cleared out , the engine has been removed, she's now presented as a blank canvas for a refit / rebuild......A new rudder has been made and is to be re-fitted. New leeboards are under construction and there is a shipwright commissioned for a new mast.
Built in 1881 by G H Curel at Frindsbury near Strood,
In 1988 she was sold to her current owner, who used her as a pri... read more
85ft Thames Sailing Barge Ardwina, a timber hull and decks
Traditional spritsail rig, with wooden leeboards.
Built by Orvis & Fuller of Ipswich,1909, (the last Barge built in Ipswich).
Converted to a barge yacht in 1959, then refitted in 1970 and again in 1989/90.
Her present owners acquired her in 1980, she has been raced and sailed and was the Champion Barge in 1982. Owned by a firm of Architects she has been used for corporate events and entertaining for static events and trips on the river,
She could entertain up to 12 passengers, when sailing. when alongside (static) she c... read more
|Price:|| £135,000 Tax Exempt|