Jump to content
  • Announcements

    Welcome! New around here? Take a look at the New Members' Guide for some pointers.

    Not a member yet? Sign up here and you can soon be chatting away with friends old and new..

    Check out our Handy Information section if you're after something quickly!

  • If you would like to support the forum, please consider visiting the forum shop, where you can purchase such items as NBN Burgees, Window Stickers, or even a custom Limited Edition Wooden Throttle Control Knob

    Forum Shop

webntweb

Constellation 3?

Recommended Posts

There's an ex-Chumley & Hawke Constellation for sale on Apollo Duck. Based in Cambridgeshire.

Internally doesn't look much like the Constellation I hired a couple of times in the 60s.

Think it must be No 3 as the build date is stated as 1965.

Asking price £55,000. I suppose for about the same again you could restore her to her former interior.

Grown a bit as well. Back in the day Constellation's were 36ft - this one is 38ft.

Roy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't remember posting that back in 2016, but I don't remember a lot these days.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, oldgregg said:

My favourite feature is the fact it has a full-size dishwasher but a tiny fridge.

That’s so you can clean the fridge :)

  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"Externally it has been protected by a West System technique applied during the rebuild."
 

Right...so they have epoxied the wood? No thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

has to be the most interesting helm seat I have ever seen.. 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, C.Ricko said:

has to be the most interesting helm seat I have ever seen.. 

 

Constellation 2's was a bit more basic . . . 

383 Wheelhouse Constellation 2.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Constellation 1 became "Mister Toad" which I was a cats wisker from buying until the survey! She was priced around £25k and reduced to £4K, sold and, I think, removed from The Broads. Was a lovely layout for a cruiser of that size and I was really smitten!

Hope Craig does not mind the loan of a photo!

Mister Toad.jpg

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I remember speaking with the builder of all the boats at Chumley and Hawke and I asked why the difference internal on each one. He said he built the first then when he did the second one made some changes and then made some more for no 3. He did the same for all the boats he built for them. When a new asked once if there were any drawing and he said yes in my head.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't think there was much difference in the layouts of the Constellations but the Caravelles definitely had two different layouts; one of them having an extra single cabin in the bow.

Interestingly although the Caravelles were a couple of feet shorter than the Constellations they were 6 inches wider.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • NBN Mobile App

    Want to use NBN when you're out and about?

    Get our mobile app for Android and iOS!

    Get it on Google Play

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

For details of our Guidelines, please take a look at the Terms of Use here.