Maiden Marine
Ferry Nab Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria, GB, LA23 3JH
Tel:+44 (0)1539 488050
1923 Thornycroft 35-ft Motor Cruiser

1923 Thornycroft 35-ft Motor Cruiser

location icon Cumbria , United Kingdom
Year 1923
Length / 10.67 m


Year Built 1923
Category Power
Length Overall 10.67 m
Beam 7.32 / 2.23 m
Construction wood
Engines 1
Displacement 0.0

Additional Info

"Lorita" is a classic gentleman's motor cruiser from the 1920s. Sympathetically restored as and when needed to maintain the original character of the vessel she is presented in excellent condition. Re-engined in 2010 with a new, reliable Thornycroft diesel she will be perfect as a personal motor yacht or as a commercially run classic vessel for fee paying passengers. She has 3 berths, one in the fore cabin and two more in the saloon. For interested parties a more detailed history can be emailed on request.


Carvel Moulmein Teak on American Rock Elm frames. A mix of Teak and Mahogany are used internally and externally to provide a rich toned finish that exudes quality. Red leather seating sets scene in the cosy saloon.


Thornycroft T95 33hp inboard diesel engine with shaft driven 3 bladed propeller. Engine installed in 2010 and has 180h hours of use. Due for a service, this will be covered by the seller prior to hand over.


The spacious cockpit has seating for up to 8. The helm station is to port with original folding seat and Teak wheel. Entrance to saloon lies to starboard through a Teak sliding door with brass fittings. Plush red leather seating and rich Mahogany panelling ooze class combined with the Teak and Holly floor. The settees also provide two single berths when required. A Mahogany panelled door leads to the galley area and head which currently has a chemical toilet suited to lake use and a wash basin. Forward again lies a third single berth with storage and a fridge under.


The inventory includes:

  • 9kg CQR anchor with 50m of galvanised chain
  • Simpson Lawrence manual windlass with 2 winding handles
  • Life ring
  • Clock and barometer set
  • Thermometer
  • Electric cool box / fridge
  • Thetford Porta-a-Potti
  • Corner porcelain wash basin
  • Spirit of St Louis Cassette / CD/ Radio
  • Bronze boathook
  • Galvanised stern gland spanner
  • Admiralty klaxon horn
  • Overall boat cover which can be used in sections as required
  • Raymarine Bi-data depth / log
  • 2 x 12V batteries
  • Cockpit shade to the original specification
  • Brass frame to sunshade
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Manual Bilge pump
  • 1 1/2 yd Red Ensign on pole
  • Original "get you home" Lugsail spar
  • Cockpit cushions

DisclaimerThe Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact Information

Available to view by appointment. Please contact Maiden Marine on 015394 88050 to arrange.