Moomba : Being Readied For Sea Once More
Unfortunately, Moomba has become an example of just how quickly a boat in very good condition can deteriorate if not looked after. In 2005, Moomba had much spent upon her, and was in desirable condition, worth around £25,000. In 2015 she was for sale on eBay in a distressed state, selling for under £1,500. In February 2017 it was reported that she was on the hard in Littlehampton. The new owner was making good progress in getting her ready to take to the water again.
Built : 1958 by David Hillyard at Littlehampton, England
LOA : 32' 0"
LWL : 30' 0"
Beam : 8' 9"
Draught : 4' 5"
Displacement : 9 tons TM
Lloyd's Register : 300293
Signal Letters : ---
Moomba Custodians & Home Ports
Steve Chafer (past owner)
Gp Capt PB Wills (?-1978-?) St Just-in-Roseland, Cornwall, England
Derek Rennie (1975-?) Southampton, England
David M MacDonald (?-1970-1975) Hamble, England
JI Cosgrave (?-1966-?) Littlehampton, England
Page last updated : February 2017