JERSEY 36 ELANCO

Motorboat & Yachting - - BOAT TEST -

he moulds for this hand­some craft have been bounc­ing around the in­dus­try for a while, start­ing life as an Ar­vor Guernsey be­fore be­ing passed on to Sealine and then sold on again when pro­duc­tion moved from Kid­der­min­ster to Ger­many. Af­ter a few years with an in­de­pen­dent Bri­tish builder un­der the Jersey brand name it has now found an­other

TLOA 37ft 3in (11.35m) BEAM 12ft 6in (3.85m) EN­GINE(S) Sin­gle 150-360hp or twin 150hp TOP SPEED 14-28 knots PRICE FROM £277,000 inc VAT CON­TACT Lan­damores www.jer­sey­boats.co.uk new home at Lan­damores – best known for its work build­ing the pre­vi­ous gen­er­a­tion of Oys­ter sail­ing yachts. Judg­ing from the su­perb job they have done on the show boat we are con­fi­dent the re­launched Jersey range will thrive here.

The key dif­fer­ence, other than the sig­nif­i­cant hike in fit and fin­ish, is a fully cus­tom-built in­te­rior with solid oak join­ery, teak decks and all the trim­mings. The one on show was fit­ted out as a day boat with L-shaped seat­ing on both sides and a clever fold­ing helm bench. It also had an un­usual cus­tom drive sys­tem with twin Volvo D3s on shafts and an ad­di­tional elec­tric saildrive on the cen­tre­line so the owner could pot­ter around the wa­ter­ways of Nor­folk in silent mode.

Bi-fold doors and an elec­tric drop-down win­dow open the sa­loon up to the cock­pit, while a vee berth for­ward and a dou­ble un­der the cock­pit al­low com­fort­able week­end­ing for four. There’s also a 30ft ver­sion if you can get away with­out a ded­i­cated sec­ond cabin.

The hand­some Jersey 36 is en­joy­ing a new lease of life un­der Lan­damores con­trol

The in­te­rior is cus­tom built to high stan­dards

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