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Engines / Boilers  -  Sales & Wants

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Adverts last modified: 3rd August 2022

   For Sale

Twin Cylinder Simple Engine

3rd August 2022

Newly built twin cylinder 2" bore 4" stroke simple engine. with flexible coupling and thrust bearing Fitted with forced lubrication and a wet sump. Can be seen running on compressed air. £800 

For more information and pictures of the engine please contact 

Douglas Taylor on 01475 687395


Douglas Taylor on 01475 687395


Small boiler sought for 4.5mtr launch

16th July 2022

Dutch SBA member Kees Hellinga is looking for a small boiler for his 4.5mtr launch. He thinks a David King 'Newton Coil' type might be ideal if anyone has one available, but if you have another compact type that might be suitable with a low vertical profile please drop Kees an email.

Kees Hellinga

k dot p dot hellinga at outlook dot com

   For Sale

1924 J.W.Brooke 3 cylinder petrol engine

8th March 2022

Petagin’ (See Boats for Sale) was originally built as ‘Pet’ in 1924. She was powered by a J.W.Brooke 3 cylinder petrol engine type 14/23 no.4090 (14HP), which was built with and still has the working Simms impulse magneto.

Price: By negotiation.

Please contact Richard Bartrop:

Home: 0115 9282751. Mob: 07772645346

email: richardbartrop at btinternet dot com


   For Sale

Mumford single cylinder circulating      pump engine converted to launch engine with SLRG


  7th June 2021