Essex Clarke & Carter
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex, GB, CM0 8BL
Tel:+44 (0)1621 785600
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2005 Orkney 24 Pilot House

location icon Burnham-on-Crouch, United Kingdom
Year 2005
Length 24 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Orkney

The Orkney 24 Pilot House is a super day angler with some accommodation for overnighting if required. 'Bluewater' is well equipped including bow thruster, electric windlass, plotter, radar, fishfinder, heating and twin axle road trailer. She has been well maintained and the engine has recently been serviced including bellows change. Well worth inspection!

Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office on +44 (0)1621 785600


Year Built 2005
Category Power
Length Overall 23'6 ft
Beam 9'2 ft
Max Draft 1'7 ft
Cabins 1
Construction Fiberglass
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 187.40 hp
Cruising Speed 10 kn
Maximum Speed 24 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 70 L
Fuel Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Displacement 2,540 kg

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Model: D3-190
Drive Type: Stern
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 190hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Aluminum, Duoprop
Engine Hours: 355
Engine Location: Center

Two single berths (converting to a double) in single cabin with two hull ports and blue upholstery. Approx 6'3 headroom. Removable cabin table. Separate heads compartment to starboard with RM69 marine toilet, washbasin and shower. Pressurised hot and cold fresh water system - water heated via engine calorifier. Galley to port with sink and two burner gas cooker (under hinged navigator's seat) and 12v fridge. Helm and navigator's seats in blue PVC. Eberspacher diesel fired central heating system.

Mechanical Systems

Single Volvo Penta D3, 190hp, five cylinder, turbocharged marine diesel engine located in sound proofed box aft end of cockpit. Volvo stern drive with DuoProps. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. 70 gallons fuel capacity in stainless steel tank. Single lever engine controls. Trim tabs. Bellows replaced in August 2020 as well as general service. Maximum speed 24 knots. Cosumption approx. 4 gph at cruising speed of approx. 10 knots.

Bow thruster.

Electrical Systems

Two 12V domestic batteries (new 2019) plus engine start battery (new 2020) charging via engine alternator. Mastervolt battery monitor. 12/240v inverter.

Deck Equipment
  • 15kg Manson Supreme anchor with 20m chain and warp
  • Lofrans Cayman 1000W electric anchor windlass with remote control at helm
  • Cockpit canopy and frame
  • Six mooring warps
  • Six fenders
  • 2 x windscreen wipers
  • Deck wash down pump
  • Rod holders
Navigation Equipment
  • Ritchie compass
  • Cobra DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST60+ Tridata log/speed/depth
  • Raymarine C80 colour radar/chart plotter with C-Map electronic charts (may need updating)
  • Garmin Echo551DV fish finder
  • Radio/CD player
  • Navigation lights
  • Anchor light
  • ICS6 Navtex - not connected
Safety Equipment
  • 2018 Crewsaver 4 person valise liferaft, next service due 8/21
  • Life ring with floating line
  • Electric bilge pump
  • 2 x manual bilge pumps
Additional Equipment
  • Orkney twin axle, braked road trailer. Hitch extension for launching. Bearing wash system.
  • Inflatable dinghy

Built by Orkney Boats Ltd in 2006. Royal blue GRP hull with black rubber fender strakes. Coppercoat to underwater hull. White GRP coach roof, cockpit and decks with moulded non slip surfaces. Self draining cockpit. Stainless steel pulpit, forward stanchions, roof and cockpit grab rails. Swimming platform.


The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.