This unique cruiser was only one of three made, boasting a very admirable specification and having full-service history. Early viewing is recommended.

Key Features

  • Bow Thruster
  • Warm Air Heating
  • Dual Steering
  • Engine Serviced 2021
  • 2 Toilets & Showers
  • Full History Supplied
  • River Toll Paid
  • Newly Painted

About this Boat

This impressive river cruiser is a Classic 35, the superstructure is timber and was fitted out to a very high standard by Classic Cruiser of Thorpe, the GRP hull mould was produced by Foster Marine. This cruiser has recently benefitted from fresh a coat of varnish and has been newly painted.

The interior is light and airy offering accommodation for 5 in comfort with a large aft double cabin, forward V-berth and a single in the saloon. There are two bathrooms and showers and ample storage throughout.

This example has been maintained impeccably and has been fitted with a Nanni diesel engine, bow thruster, Webasto heating, shore power/immersion heater/battery charger, and is very well equipped for extended breaks or use as a liveaboard.

Both driving positions on this boat are comfortable and a pleasure to drive. There is excellent visibility from the sundeck where you have clear panoramic views and can enjoy cruising in the sunshine with family and friends. There is a canopy that covers the helms position with new luxury cushioned seating.

Down steps into the bright and spacious main saloon, the inside driving position is situated port side and has a large number of gauges for the engine and the tanks. There is an L-shaped settee to starboard with blue upholstery, a cupboard behind, a free-standing table, stools and the woodwork is in good condition. There are steps leading out to the deck with a sliding door.

The aft cabin features a large double bed, drawer, cupboard and shelves, there is a modern en-suite toilet and shower room with an inset sink with hot and cold water. ALso fitted with a holding tank.

The accommodation in the forward cabin offers two singles in a V-berth, on the same level just behind the forward cabin is the second toilet and shower compartment. Opposite, the fully-equipped galley has a four-burner gas hob, gas cooker/grill, a 12V compressor fridge, a stainless steel sink with hot and cold water and plenty of counter space with cupboards and drawers underneath.

Fitted with a Nanni diesel engine (50HP) in 2006, serviced in June 2021. Also equipped with Garmin GPS, Compact Marine VHF, CB radio and Nav lights.

‘Lady Elizabeth’ has a Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until 2025 and current River Toll 2022/23.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of 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 part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Classic 35 - Lady Elizabeth
Manufacturer Foster Marine & Classic Cruiser of Thorpe
Model Twin-Helm
Year Built 1986
Engine Nanni
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 5
Length 35ft
Beam 12ft 2"
Air Draft ?
Draft 2ft 11"

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