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63′ Scottish MFV - SOLD

  • Designer: Forbes
  • Builder: Forbes of Sandhaven
  • Year: 1968
  • Location Devon
  • Length on deck: 63
  • Beam: 20
  • Draft: 9


REF: 908

Full Specification

Wooden ships comments on this 63′ Scottish MFV

Built by Forbes of Sandhaven, Scotland in 1968.

63′ Scottish MFV

Traditional Scottish design with canoe stern. She has a very marked sheer forward giving a high, dry bow for steep northern seas.

Planked in larch
fastened with galvanised iron boat nails to heavy sawn oak frames.

Sheer strake and 2 planks below + bilge strake are in iroko.

Spacious, clear, columbian pine laid deck
, caulked and payed with pitch. High bulwarks all round on close spaced oak stanchions, heavy capping rail and cavil bar, all painted with painted cover boards.


Midships hatch to the hold approx 6’ x 4’ with heavy timber coamings and steel checker plate lift-off lid fitted with an opening hatchway.

New Lewmar, flush-deck hatch on the port side deck in way of the wheel-house over the heads below.

Fore hatch currently removed from rebuild leaving a 2’6” square aperture port side forward.

Steel wheel-house
with mess cabin behind. Stern access door.


Hydraulic steering to steel plate rudder.


Kelvin TS8 8-cylinder turbo charged diesel produces 320hp at 1000rpm.

8knts at 800rpm.

1800 galls fuel in 2 steel tanks in the engine room.

240v diesel generator.

New engine start batteries on 24v circuits.

200 galls water tank forward.

63′ Scottish MFV

The net and trawl handling gear have been removed from the deck leaving the fish hold and the wheel-house. The aft cabin has been very nicely fitted out with a double berth, heads and shower and a wood burning stove.

Fitting out of the hold is nearing completion with 3 sleeping cabins, bathroom with a full sized bath, comfortable seating area, galley with Belfast sink, slate work surfaces, Raeburn and gas cooker.



GPS plotter

2 x VHF radios

life raft



CQR and 2 fisherman anchors

80 meters ¾” chain

Hydraulic trawl winch on fore deck

Mooring warps.


These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.


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