Metric units


Cinders

Owner: Stephen Boyd

Area: UK-Scotland


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: GRP.
Built 1977 by Island Plastics Ltd. at Ryde, Isle of Wight
LOA: 18' 0", LWL: 17' 0", Beam: 5' 8", Draft: 2' 3",
White. Steering is by tiller or wheel port side midship.

Boiler

Twin-drum WT Designed by Century Millwrights,
Built 2011 by owner at Perth
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 120 psi, Grate area: 2.3 sqft, Heating area: 27 sqft,
8" dia X 26" long Steel drum(s). 62 X 3/4" dia Steel tubes. weld less, drum ends attached by single stay construction,
selectable condensing or non-condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, injector, feed water heater, whistle,

Engine

Single. 3" X 3 3/4"
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
Power: 3 HP
Cast A frame, Crankshaft driven feed pump geared down 2:1. Belt driven air pump ( Dave Fogg design ) under the floor. Hand feed pump under the floor . Balanced slide valve. Clupet piston rings fitted. 400 rpm.

Propeller

Manganese Bronze, 3 blades, Left Hand, 16" X 32"
Shaft: 1" Stainless Steel

History

Built by first owner for Lake Windermere, named THE BETSY then STARBANK. Acquired 1985 and renamed Cinders. Sailed on most Scottish accessible F.W. Lochs


Last Modified: 2021.07.12.


Loch Morar, with the original boiler retubed

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Photos


New Boiler fitted 2013.


On the trailer at river Tay.


Cinders engine.


Cinders engine


Boiler without casing.


Boiler inards,