A beautiful, traditional, wooden Broads cruiser that has been well maintained over the years. She was out of the water for anti-foul in 2020, the BMC engine was rebuilt in 2015 and serviced in December 2021 and new flooring has been professionally fitted throughout.

Key Features

  • Antifouled 2020
  • Engine Serviced 2021
  • Diesel Heating
  • Classic Broads Boat
  • Boat Safety Scheme July 2022

About this Boat

Main access is from the aft well with cushioned bench seating on both sides, the aft door is the entrance to the saloon, where there is a  comfortable sofa in a stunning red upholstery that will create a double berth. There are storage units comprising of drawers and cupboards and she is equipped with diesel heating.

The galley consists of a free-standing cooker, a 3-way fridge, stainless steel sink with hot and cold water, washbasin, workspace and cupboards.

She has roomy accommodation for up to 4 in 2 cabins, with V-berths with an infill in the bow and a pull out sofa in the saloon.

The centre cockpit has a removable roof cover and folding screens for bridge clearance and excellent panoramic views. She is fitted with a BMC 1.5 recently serviced (December 2021).

There are separate shower and toilet rooms, with a hand basin in the toilet room and a manual toilet

A very spacious boat and an excellent opportunity to enjoy the whole of the Norfolk Broads at an affordable price.

‘Mistle Thrush’ has a Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until 2022.

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 Summercraft 30 - Mistle Thrush
Manufacturer Summercraft
Model Centre Cockpit
Year Built 1965
Engine BMC 1.5
Construction Wood, Carvel
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 4
Length 30ft
Beam 9ft 5"
Air Draft 6ft 6"
Draft 2ft 5"

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Mr and Mrs Banks

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Mr and Mrs Leggett

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Mr Ward

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K Bacon

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“Thank you for the quick sale Lynne and Alex, photos were on the internet straight away and boat was sold within the week. Always very helpful whatever the request. ”

P Curtin

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