An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire a stunning classic styled gentleman's launch. Built by Cockwells, this is a very elegant and practical weekender providing the perfect platform for cruising with family and friends.

Key Features

  • Bow Thruster
  • Warm Air Heating
  • Windowed Canopy, Winter Cover & Tonneau
  • Shore Power, Battery Charger & Immersion Heater
  • Boat Safety Scheme 2023
  • Sea Going Capabilities

About this Boat

She has been well looked after with one owner from new in 2015 and is ideal for spending time on the coast or discovering the waterways.

The large sociable cockpit of the Duchy 27 gives a spacious area to entertain guests, the wide teak decks give safe and easy access around the boat.  There is a folding table in oak, perfect for a lunch on the water.

The cockpit is partially covered by a fixed roof. This allows you to enjoy the fresh air whilst at the same time being protected from the wind and spray. She features a walk-through transom leading to a GRP bathing platform with teak decking.

The Galley is on the Portside of the cabin and features a combined single burner gas hob and sink with hot and cold mixer tap.

The forward cabin is accessed by a sliding acrylic door, the seating area has an infill and can convert into a double bed.

The separate heads compartment (located on the starboard side) features a washbasin, an electric toilet and there is a deck shower.

Fitted with a Nanni T4.165  with trolling valve for very low speeds. Also equipped with shore power, a battery charger and an immersion heater.

Many added extras include;

Bow Thruster, Electric Windlass, Refrigerator with icebox, Fusion Marine stereo & speakers, Chrome Jabsco searchlight, 15kg galvanized bruce anchor, Ambassador rope cutter, Eberspacher Heater, Hot running water, Whale twist deck shower, 60L black tank, Simrad navigation package (including chartplotter, autopilot, VHF and depth), Underwater epoxy coatings, Ropes, Fenders, Cockpit cover (Tono), Windowed full cockpit enclosing cover, Engine box backrest with stainless steel handrail

It is not often this type of modern classic comes on the market and this is a must-see!

‘Salix’ has a Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until 30th May 2023 and River Toll 2021/22 paid.


Design Category C

LOA 8.2 m (27ft)

LWL (approx.) 7.8m (25ft 7in)

Beam (max.) 2.8m (9ft 2in)

Draught (approx.) 0.85m (2ft 9in)

Air Draught (approx.) 2.25m (7ft 4in)

Displacement (to DWL) 3.25 tonnes

Fuel Capacity 263litres (58gal)

Water Capacity 2 x 61litres (13gal)

Waste tank Capacity 60litres (13gal)

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 Duchy 27 - Salix
Manufacturer Cockwells Modern and Classic Boatbuilding
Model Duchy 27
Year Built 2015
Engine Nanni T4.165
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 2
Length 27ft
Beam 9ft 2"
Air Draft 7ft 4"
Draft 2ft 9"

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