60′ Colecraft Wide Beam SOLD

60′ x 10′ Colecraft cruiser stern wide beam commissioned as a children’s playboat by Cambridge City Council and now offered for sale with great potential as a blank canvas either as a liveaboard vessel or possibly another commercial use (the vessel is registered to carry 12 passengers). To arrange a viewing, please contact us by phone or email.

Steel plate construction – 10mm bottom plate, 6mm hull sides, 4mm cabin sides, 5mm roof.
Hull originally coated in two pack epoxy pitch.

Double foredeck doors open in to a large, open plan saloon area with several windows, two radiators, LED down lighting, storage lockers accessed fro inside and located under the foredeck. The L shaped galley lies aft on the port side with fitted storage units, black laminate work top, soft close drawers, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, separate purified water tap, 12v fridge and LPG cooker. There is a pair of half doors located opposite the galley on the starboard side.
The open plan forward area could potentially be partitioned to create a separate forward cabin, and we have obtained an estimate for this to be done should any parties be interested in this information.
Starboard side passage way leads to a spacious bathroom fitted with a wash basin and solid wood vanity unit, Jabsco pump out toilet, full size shower cubicle with thermostatic valve and folding screen and a heated towel radiator.
Access to the large aft deck is via steps, door and a sliding hatch.
A full height hanging locker is located in the passage way, and a separate cabin lies aft with twin bunks at 90 degrees to each other, a double width, full height wardrobe and locker, storage beneath one bunk and the toilet waste tank beneath the second bunk. A large locker above contains the electrical systems and controls.
The interior is nicely fitted in veneered ply and solid oak joinery with laminate flooring throughout. Blinds are fitted to most windows. Internal headroom is over 6’6″.
Externally, the large foredeck area has two lockers on each side and a gas locker in the bow. The cruiser stern has a fitted guard rail with lifting barriers on each side, a port side helm pedestal with engine and bow thruster instruments and controls, 12v switch panel, 240v hook up, on deck there are removable boards for access to the engine and bilges.

Beta Marine B75 4 cylinder diesel engine coupled to a shaft drive via a PRM 260 2:1 gearbox with a single lever engine control.
2 x 12v charging alternators, 65amp, 175amp and 1 DC charging alternator, 3.5KVA.
Vetus 75 kgf bow thruster.

2 x 13kg propane gas bottles, Shoreline 12v fridge, dry powder fire extinguishers, fire blanket, central heating radiators, Newworld LPG cooker, Webasto Thermo Top C 12v diesel heater, 75 litre hot water calorifier tank (coupled to engine and Webasto), JVC audio player & speakers, tank gauges, fresh water purifier, water, waste and bilge pumps, Jabsco electric macerator toilet, Leesan waste tank.

2 x 12v thruster batteries, 2 x 12v engine starting batteries, 6 x 12v domestic batteries, Victron battery monitor, Sterling 90amp split charge diode, Victron Plus 3kW Inverter/Charger, 3.5kW Travelpower generator unit, Sterling 30amp galvanic isolator, 12v LED lighting, 240v hook up and sockets.

Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  They are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither the Broker nor any person in its employment has any authority to make or give, any representation or warranty in relation to this vessel, in respect of which any Purchaser must rely on his own inspection.


Price, Contact and Location


For Sale


£85,000 ono


Fish and Duck Marina


Fish and Duck Leisure Ltd as broker on behalf of the seller


Vessel Name


Vessel Condition


Vessel Type

Cruiser stern wide beam




60' cruiser stern

Year Constructed






Number of Engines


Engine Model

Beta Marina B75

Fuel Type


Drive Type

Shaft drive

Cruising Speed

4 mph

Maximum Speed

7 mph

Length Overall

60' (18.29m)


10' (3.05m)

Maximum Draft

1'9" (0.53m)

Bridge Clearance

6' (1.83m)

Hull Material

Steel plate - 10/6/4/5mm

Hull Type


Hull Colour


Keel Type


Dry Weight

20 tons

Fuel Capacity

320 litres

Water Capacity

910 litres