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Motor Yacht ”Kechedro”

Length (ft)
44ft 2''
Beam (ft)
12ft 3''
Draught (ft)
5ft 1''
Hull material
Fuel type

One for the purest! CYS are proud to be appointed brokers for “Kechedro” A Twin Screw Motor Launch. Due to recent out of water inspection. It is with regret that we are having to dispose of this vessel at a much reduced asking price. It is advised that any interested parties to have significant experience with wooden vessels & a very large budget to see her back in a seaworthy condition.




General Information

Built 1964 by Beecham Marine of Tewkesbury

Carvel construction. Believed to be Larch on Oak frames. Teak decks on Marine Ply.

Length – 44ft 2”

Beam – 12ft 3”

Draught – 5ft 1”


Twin Barracuda / Parson Diesel. Naturally aspirated 108hp engines / Borg Warner 2:1 reduction gearbox. Shaft driven.

Engine ventilation/fans, manual whale bilge pump, automatic bilge pump.

Helm Position: 

Dual helm positions & the interior helm is to portside of her saloon/ wheel house. Morse controls to both stations & with Hydraulic/mechanical steering.


Compass with compensators & base mounted.

Clipper speed & distance log

Clipper depth sounder

1 x Simrad V.H.F radio

2 x clock & barometer

ships bell

1 x Raymarine C80chartplotter.


24v system

Dual battering monitoring/ battery state gauges

1 x 1.5kh Sinewave inverter

Victron Battery charging system.

4 x 95ah Domestic batteries

2 x 95ah Engine /start batteries.

240v mains with various single & double outlets throughout inc engine room.


2 x Horseshoe style liferings

4 x 1.5kg approx (foam) fire extinguishers

2 x automatic engine bay fire extinguishers.

2 x automatic / manual 24v bilge pumps

1 x manual whale bilge pump

1 x gas alarm

1 x fire blanket

1 x Twin 24v horn.

1 x 3mtr G.r.p tender

1 x Mercury 4hp 2 -stroke outboard engine (not seen working)

Layout from Forward Cabin:

Good access to anchor locker. Note: Anchor & chain length not specified.

4 x single bunk style berths with drawers beneath lower bunks & approx 4″ upholstered foam mattresses. 2 x full height hanging lockers. 4 x brass opening portlights. 24v cabin lights. approx cabin dimensions: Berths are 2.20 x 850 & cabin height is 1.96m. Ensuite to forward cabin but slightly aft is:

To portside her heads with 1 x Techma electric flush/fill toilet, 1 x ceramic wash hand basin with H&C. To starboard her shower room with grated teak flooring, shower seat for safety. Note: Shower currently not working. This compartment is currently used to house an additional fridge & ice making machine. Central steps up to…

Wheelhouse/ Saloon:

Her large deck level saloon offers lots of natural light & ventilation from the hopper top opening windows. With Port & Starboard upholstered settee berths (approx 2.1 x 800 & slightly offset wheelhouse drop leaf table. lots of storage beneath & behind the seating area. Portside helm with great visibility & swift access to the decks. Aft of the saloon are the double opening doors to the aft deck. Drinks cabinet to starboard of the forward companion way. Good access to her engine bay via cabin sole. 1 x Alba 15″approx flat t.v. 1 x Pioneer radio / mp3. 1 x cigarette socket. Cabin height approx 1.96m. Aft companion way steps to the aft deck & upper helm station.


Found to starboard side & comprises. 1 x Zanussi fridge, 1 x Moffat gas oven, grill & 4 x burner hob. Formica worktop & 1 x deep single sink with H&C & storage beneath. Hot water is from her Morco eco plus 6ltr gas water heater mounted to the aft bulkhead. approx dimensions 1.3 x 1.9 x 1.92 high. Opposite & to port…

Guest cabin:

Twin bunks style berths (2m x 850 approx) & with storage drawers beneath lower bunk. Wash hand basin & cave locker for further storage. Fixed brass portlight. approx cabin dimensions are 2m x 2m. Opposite her ensuite heads to the aft cabin has a Baby blakes manual sea toilet. Moving aft to ….


A very spacious master cabin with a central mirrored vanity unit, H&C & storage cuboard & drawers beneath. Single berths to port & starboard with accompanying full height hanging wardrobes. single 240v outlet & 24v lighting. Approx dimensions are 3m x 2.6 x 1.92 high.



Central helm station with morse controls. Steel staunchions & wooden capping rail provides for total safety whilst navigating the upper decks. Aft deck offers approx 3.7m x 2.4m for entertaining. Davits, 1 x flag staff holder & flag staff. 1 x 2.5m approx wooden boat hook.


Twin 6 Cylinder Parson Diesels delivering 172 hp each& top speed of approximately 11 knots. Engine bay appear to be orderly & well maintained.


Located beneath starboard Companion way step.  2 x 13kg propane cylinders.

Additional Information: 

Full winter cover (Laces to handrail)

Vinyl dodgers to aft deck safety rail

Contact Information


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