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Ripplecraft Plover



LOA (Metres/Feet): 10.80m / 35' 5"
Draft (Metres/Feet): 0.91m / 3' 0"
Beam (Metres/Feet): 3.17m / 10' 5"
Air Draft (Metres/Feet): 2.m / 6' 6"
Berths: 4
Type: Motor Cruiser
Fuel: Diesel
Reference: NYH124543

Ripplecraft Plover – 1969 – Single Nanni 5.280HE diesel engine through a shaft.  4 berth accommodation with one toilet and shower compartment. Designed and built by Sir Christopher Cockrill, innovator of the hovercraft and lovingly renovated to a superb standard by her current owners. Specification to include shore power, inverter, battery charger, all over boat cover.  Broadland Lapwing is a traditional Norfolk Broads cruiser, must be seen to be appreciated.


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Ripplecraft Plover for sale

Boat Reference Number: NYH124543
Year Built: 1969
LOA (Metres): 10.80m
Draft (Metres): 0.91m
Beam (Metres): 3.17m
Air Draft (Metres): 2.m
Cabins: 2
LOA (Feet): 35' 5"
Draft (Feet): 3' 0"
Beam (Feet): 10' 5"
Air Draft (Feet): 6' 6"
Berths: 4
Toilets: 1
Hull Construction: Timber
Fuel: Diesel
Showers: 1
Hull Type: Displacement
Engine Manufacturer: Nanni
Model: 5.280HE
Engine Power: 62
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Capacity 100
Drive Type: Shaft
Type: Motor Cruiser
Make: Ripplecraft
Yacht Type: Brokerage


  • Wallas 85D 2 ring hob (diesel)
  • Wallas 86D oven and grill (diesel)
  • Isotherm fridge with freezer compartment
  • Hot and cold water through a mixer tap
  • Ample storage

Deck Equipment

  • Ropes
  • Fenders
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Stainless steel cleats
  • Fully sliding roof
  • Folding mast
  • Tinted windows all round
  • Full boat cover

Mechanical / Electrical

  • 1 Nanni 5.280HE diesel engine powering a shaft
  • Engine heater bar
  • Shore power
  • 240 volt sockets
  • 3 bilge auto/manual bilge pumps (3 rule)
  • Kabola HR300 heating (diesel)
  • Victron Energy Centaur 12v 40a battery charger
  • 5 heavy duty domestic and engine batteries
  • Waeco Sinepower 1.5kw Inverter
  • Immersion heater
  • Fuel gauge
  • Oil pressure gauge
  • Engine temperature gauge
  • Water tank gauge
  • Rev counter
  • Volt meter
  • Two windscreen wipers
  • Courtesy lights with remote control
  • Radio/CD player with two speakers
  • Jabsco manual flush toilet to holding tank
  • Jabsco automatic sump to empty aft cockpit well
  • Jabsco 12v freshwater pump and accumulator tank
  • Holding tank level gauge
  • 2 x Stainless steel heated towel rails


  • Ripplecraft Lapwing

Safety Equipment

  • 1 x 1kg powder fire extinguisher to aft cabin
  • 1 x 1kg powder fire extinguisher to forward cabin
  • 1 x 1kg powder fire extinguisher to  galley
  • Fire blanket to galley
  • Fire Angel carbon monoxide alarm
  • 1 x Fireblitz automatic fire extinguisher to engine bay
  • Boat Safety Certificate 23/03/2026

Service History

  • Hull painted and varnished 07/2022
  • Engine serviced 17/05/2022
  • Winterised ashore 2020.
  • Broadland Lapwing comes with an extensive history going back to 2005 when the current owners purchased her.  She has been used only on the Norfolk Broads since then.


  • Draft specification awaiting Vendors approval
  • Part exchange possible



The company normally acts as broker for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a 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 a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

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