Maynard Watson 27 Slipper

Stunning Gentlemans Slipper
  • Boat REF#  ·  274020
  • Length  ·  8.23m
  • Year  ·  2007
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Semi-Displacement
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 38hp, Nanni n4.38 (July 2020) (2020)
  • Lying  ·  Wroxham
Boatshed Norfolk
Boatshed Norfolk
Steve Biggs

Extra Details

Designer Breoke Marine
Builder Maynard Watson
Lying Wroxham
Fuel capacity 72.0 ltr (15.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 38hp
Engine make and model Nanni n4.38 (July 2020) (2020)
Engine Hours engine1= 10
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots

Newly fitted Nanni Diesel N4.38 New thrust bearing and new prop (16 x 10 )all fitted at the same time. Only 10 hours use since fitting !


Length 8.23m
LWL 8.23m
Beam 1.83m
Draft Max 0.61m
Airdraft 1.22m
Displacement 1,500kg (3,307.5lbs)
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

The most eye catching one owner gentlemans slipper launch in as new condition with a new Nanni diesel engine with just 10 hours!

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover
Tonneau cover

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights

Safety Equipment


2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Broker's Comments

Where do I start with such a unique boat!
The epitome of classic style, elegance and grace. That is clearly what this stylish Maynard Watson gentlemans slipper launch delivers. She would be at home promenading at Henley on the Thames and and is guaranteed to turn every head on any river. This boat makes a big impact the moment you see her. She has the benefit of having been built for her current owner of 13 years, and has been lovingly maintained from the moment she hit the water. She has just been upgraded to a new 38HP Nanni diesel engine with just 10 hours of use since fitting. She has a a fully hydraulic engine hatch to make engine access simple.
She also boasts pop-up deck cleats. The beautifilly raked stern has twin exhaust outlets which help the new diesel produce a very satisfying engine note. Her high gloss varnished woodwork is peerless and she glides elegantly through the water.

If you would like the grace, elegance and rarity of owning a true gentlemans slipper launch then this boat is very much for you.
Perfect for summer days and picnics on the river, or just an evening jaunt to watch the sun go down.
Opportunities to own a genuine hand built slipper launch do not arise very often, so if this is your dream, act now!

The boat will remain in the water until the end of September. After that she will be in dry storage ashore.

Viewing is strictly by appointment.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Maynard Watson 27 Slipper has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Biggs of Boatshed Norfolk. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

since built

Why are you selling her?

not using her much

Where have you sailed her?

River Thames, Norfolk Broads

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.

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