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Porter & Haylett Liveaboard Connoisseur 1135

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1 x Diesel 50hp, BMC (1980)



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Extra Details

Builder Porter & Haylett
Fuel capacity 200.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 600.0 ltr Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 50hp
Engine make and model BMC (1980)
Engine Hours Engine1: 3806
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Generator output 3700KVA

BMC 2.5 litre main engine with hydraulic gearbox.
All lights fitted with LED
12v & 220v with shore power. 2 generators (900 & 3700 Watt from 2014 & 2016) and 2 solar panels (100 watt each to charge the batteries)
3 Inverters (2000 Watt for fridges freezer & even a quick burst of aircon!! 240 Watt for lights TV etc. A second 240watt spare not connected
2 battery chargers (2014 & 2016)


LOA 11.35m
Beam 3.60m
Draft Min 0.80m
Draft Max 0.80m
Airdraft 2.07m
Displacement 8,000kg
Headroom 1.90m
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

220 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power,, generator 900 Watt & 3700 Watt portable GE


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

A classic Porter & Haylett from 1980 and much modified by the pre owner who bought her out of hire in 1998. Since 2014 the currents owners have also updated this cruiser and made her their home for the last 3 Years.
This boat had the following modifications since left the hire fleet:
Addition of an outside steering position. Swim platform, making the sliding roof immobile to reduce draughts, addition of air conditioning, solar panels, 2 generators for power supply, tv screen etc...
a new fuel tank (200L) was fitted in 2014

Last anti fouling in 2016


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Raw water wash tick
Microwave tick
Washing Machine tick

The original layout is still in evidence but the aft shower room has been turned into an utility room, the second heads is in use. Most of the home appliances have been changed since 2014 as our current owners have use the boat as their all year long home: cooker, fridge, freezer, tv, printer, sewing machine, heaters, new gaz instant water boiler and all the inventory (cookery, linens, vacuum cleaner, printer, scaner and photocopier, sewing machine.. will stay on the boat.
Hot water from instant gaz burner or heat exchanger when cruising
heating by 4 electric heaters while at shore
+ 1 portable gaz heater
the Webasto is disconnected and need servicing so not to be consider
Aft cabin double bed 120x180 with headroom of 1.90 and ensuite heads and sink.
galley with headroom 1.80
dinette in salon single berth 220x0.55 with headroom of 1.95
forward cabin with double bed 130x190 with headroom of 1.80 and ensuite heads, shower and sink.

4 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

VHF tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Echo sounder tick

sat dish for TV

Deck Gear

Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Passerelle tick

1 anchors
(Danforth )
2 gas bottles (for the cooker and the instant boiler)
1 gas bottle fitted inside the portable gas heater in saloon)
1 cube gas bottle for the BBQ outside


2 bicycles + Weber Barbecue + outside table and 4 chair + 2 sun umbrellas

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)

2 new fire extinguisher + fire blanket
1 Co2 detector + 1 smoke detector

Broker's Comments

Inland cruiser for sale in France. Boatshed Bourgogne is please to offer this CONNOISSEUR 1135 for sale in North of Burgundy, We have sold this cruiser to our current owners who have used her extensively, they even made her their home for the last 3 years and half since they bought her. After cruising all the inlands waterways system, Burgundy, Midi, down the Rhone, Up to the Nivernais, they now want to move on. This live aboard Porter Haylett cruiser is being offered for sale with everything on board, from cookery to bed linen, heaters, lots of tools, bicycles, BBQ plus all the electric supplies and is now winterised waiting for its new owners to set off on some new adventure. Located in a quiet marina north of Burgundy, mooring could be transferrable under request at the Capitainerie.
For more information or organise a visit, please contact Cathy Bouguereau, your local broker at BOATSHED BOURGOGNE.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Porter & Haylett Liveaboard Connoisseur 1135 has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham wharmby of Boatshed Bourgogne. 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.

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