Landing Craft LC-823 Aluminium Workboat

Transport / Flood Plain Rescue
£66,000.00 Under-Offer
  • Boat REF#  ·  216325
  • Length  ·  7.00m
  • Year  ·  2015
  • Construction  ·  Aluminium
  • Underwater profile  ·  Planing
  • Lying  ·  Plymouth area
Boatshed Plymouth
Boatshed Plymouth
Jason Currie-Smith

Extra Details

Designer Bruce Roberts Europe BV
Builder Joshua Preston Marine & Heavy Engineers
Lying Plymouth area


Twin engines will need to be sourced & fitted separately.
2 x 80 hp is recommended for planing performance. If planing performance is not required, a lower hp can be fitted.
A quote for twin engines is available upon request (this will include sourcing & fitting the engines & steering). Please note that if the unit is to be MCA Classed, certain modifications to the petrol fuel tanks may be required. This would need to be discussed with the MCA to determine what they require & would be treated as an additional cost.


Length 7.00m
LWL 6.00m
Beam 2.53m
Draft Min 0.30m
Displacement 3,200kg (7,056.0lbs)
Headroom 1.91m
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Construction Aluminium
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Aluminium finish

Vessel Unused.
Operating Bow Door with two separate push buttons in green & red.
Safety mechanism to lock bow door in place.
Safety feature - bow door will automatically cease lifting or lowering if obstacle or foreign object detected.
Carrying Capacity = 1.3 tons

Deck Gear

2 anchors
(Grapnel / Folding 4kg & 8kg)
10.00m of chain
10.00m of rode

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights

Safety Equipment


4 bilge pumps (2 manual / 2 electric)

Security - padlock on door
Lights: Flood & Spot & Anchor Light

Broker's Comments

Considered more cost effective than steel or fibreglass & more resistant to damage from collision & corrosion, this aluminium hulled Workboat & Landing Craft in marine grade 5083 aluminium plate is versatile, strong, light-weight, durable & low maintenance cost.

Ideal for the transportation of goods & personnel (easily accessible for those with injury / disability), these models have been previously utilised for harbour debris clearance, removal of waste material from ships at anchor, rescue on flood plains & as an inter-island ferry in British Columbia.

This particular example, constructed in 2015 to MCA Workboat Code of Practice, complete with wiring, batteries & operating bow door, has never been used.
Twin diesel engines would need to be supplied and fitted separately but 2 x 80hp outboards, with extra long shaft, would enable this vessel to achieve speeds of around 30 knots.

Price: £66,000 + engines + VAT

These boat details are subject to contract.

This Landing Craft LC-823 Aluminium Workboat has been personally photographed and viewed by Jason Currie-Smith of Boatshed Plymouth. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

Comments 1

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Good day all,
Am looking for a landing craft of about 15 m to be operated in very shallow waters in Turks and Caicos islands, with out boards motors, speed at around 25 kts. and with possible seating's, would be transporting light freight and vehicle . Open for suggestions.


Seymour B2022-06-16 16:43:13
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