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  • Van Der laan Woubrugge Kotter Motorsailer.
  • Steel Hull
  • Fully refurbished.
  • Many upgrades

Quick summary

1963 Van Der laan Woubrugge Kotter Motorsailer. Presenting a beautifully restored Steel Motor Cruiser that's full of character and charm. Originally built as an ice breaker for the canals in Holland this was one of three built in 1963. An impressive 10MM steel hull gives a very solid feel to this craft. Painted Red hull with white and Grey superstructure finished with wooden sliding cockpit doors and main and mizzen masts. The vessel is a rare and beautiful design of a working boat converted to a comfortable live aboard. Having been lovingly restored to a high standard by the current owner this Motorsailer is ready to explore for years to come. To arrange a viewing or to discuss purchasing this Motorsailer please contact on 01702258885 or Email HQ, Essex Marina
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  • Stock number:
  • Manufacturer:
    Van Der Laan & Woubrugge Converted Motor Sailer
  • Model:
    Dutch Steel Ketch Rigged Sailing Kotter
  • Year:
  • Price:
    £ 59,950.00 VAT Included
  • Location: HQ, Essex Marina


  • LOA:
    12.72 m
  • Beam:
    3.65 m
  • Freshwater Capacity:
    1000.0 litres
  • Displacement:
    14000.0 kgs


  • Engine Mfr:
    Bedford 6 cylinder 100hp
  • Fuel:
  • No of Engines:
  • Engine Power (HP):
  • Fuel Tankage:
  • Drive Type:


  • Guest cabins:
  • Guest berths:
Additional information

Many recent upgrades to the hardware , Engine and the hull have been undertaken in the last year. They include; Engine works completed // All engine skin fittings replaced // New water strainer // New alternator // New Wiring // New gauges // New engine mounts // New oil coolers // New pipe work // Fuel tanks cleaned // New belts // New Jabsco bearings // New Impeller // New Filters // New header tank // new steering pipe work // Engine bilges stripped back and epoxy treated. Mast works completed; Masts removed and colan paint applied and professionally restored // New rigging // new ropes //new shackles //new wiring run up masts // New vhf aerial // The sails are stowed in bags. Hull and external works. Roof fibre glassed // colan paint on all wood work // new stainless rails // gas locker rebuilt // new door locks // Topside hull stripped and epoxy treated.

Navigation Equipment

Navigation lights - New lights New spreader lights and anchor light


Electrical Equipment

Battery charger

Battery - 4 x 180ah domestic battery Bank New engine battteries

Inverter - 3kva victron inverter, , All electrics have been rewired with new switch panels. New sockets and light switches throughout.

Bilge pump

Heating - Mikuni central heating with new radiators installed.

Hot & cold water system - All plumbing and pipe work has been replumbed. Water Supplied via 4 x 250l tanks

General Equipment


Safety Equipment - New horn New search light

Anchor winch


Gas system - New Gas system,


Toilet - New Vetus toilet

Shower - New bathroom fitting and new tiles.


Oven - Gas with a grill.


Hob - 2 Burner Gas

Sink & drainer


All the information on this advert is correct to the best of our knowledge, but cannot be guaranteed until the point of sale.

We can customise this boat! are unique in our ability to be able to make significant changes to any boat that you buy from us. If this boat is close to what you are looking for, but is missing an feature or has the wrong finish, we can change it!

We have carried out hundreds of modifications for customers in the past including:

  • Changing / fitting marine electronics
  • Changing the colour of the boat
  • Change the interior fabric / wood finishes
  • Change the boat layout, moving interior walls to create more cabins, or to merge cabins for a larger space
  • Fit a passerelle
  • Fit bow/stern thruster

Modify this boat

Let us know what changes you would like making to this boat and we will let you know any additional costs/time scales involved.

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Van Der Laan & Woubrugge Converted Motor Sailer
Dutch Steel Ketch Rigged Sailing Kotter