Drumble is a substantial displacement, rear cockpit, motor cruiser. She is constructed for safe and immediate offshore cruising, and is also ideal for cruising canals and rivers.
The interior has teak trim throughout plus easy to clean laminated surfaced, full stowage under all berths. New mattresses and cover in 2011, she is carpeted throughout.
The forecabin has two full length berths with deep stowage underneath. A V insert converts into a double. There is a wrap around shelf and a deck hatch.
The saloon has a dinette arrangement to port which converts to a large double berth, which has full length curtains for privacy, to starboard is a settee. Aft of these to port is the heads with a marine toilet, with a new washbasin with hot and cold mixer tap and shower which is easy to operate and works well.
To starboard is the galley, with a refrigerator, alcohol spirit hob, enamel sink and plenty of cupboards. A 220/240 socket is fitted which can be used for the electric kettle, electric hob and griddle. There is no gas on board.
Two steps up from the galley is the wheelhouse. To starboard is a full length single berth/ settee, and to port the steering position with the helmsmans seat and chart table. Under the deck in the wheelhouse are the engines. Four separate hatches can be lifted for easy access. There is a holding tank aft and the Eberspacher heating system.
Aft of the wheelhouse behind two sliding glass doors is the cockpit. There are a number of lockers around the cockpit and underneath is a sizable lazarette.
On deck at the bow is an anchor and winch. The stern has a bathing platform and ladder. There are also davits to carry a Rgid dinghy if required. There are three different covers, a heavy duty winter cover, a cruising cover and a bimini style summer cover.
Shore power can be connected which links to a number of 220/240 volt sockets throughout the boat. Hot water is supplied from the enginges or from an immersion heater when connected on the shore power. Batteries are cherged either from an engine alternator or the 240 volt battery charger. Two start batteries and two domestic.
The two 42hp Mercedes engines have worked without a hitch. They were serviced in August 2016 and have done 25 hours since then. There is an automatic bilge pump between the engines.
She has two bilge keels which are the same depth as the main keel so she will sit on flat ground. The props and rudders are above this level so they stay protected.
There are numerous fenders, boat hooks, mooring stakes, lines and a passarelle, as well as a hose, electricity cables and lifejackets.
Drumble os registered in Jersey, but was in France on the date of the 31st December 1992, so is considered VAT paid. Certified documents to support this are with the ships papers. All original drawings, instructions and diagrams are also on board.
The two 42hp Mercedes OM636 engines have worked without a hitch. They were serviced in August 2016 and have done 25 hours since then. There is an automatic bilge pump between the engines.