Welcome to Drascombe Boats. We take great pride in producing a comprehensive range of traditionally styled day and small cruising boats, built with modern materials, offering practical boat ownership at its very best. With 50 years of building examples of our boats with their wooden spars and tan sails, they can be found in many creeks, harbours and lakes around the country and world wide.

Dabber

£19,995

The Dabber is the smallest boat in the Drascombe range. At 4.72 m (15’ 6”) in length,it is small enough to fit in the family garage but is still big on performance.

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Lugger

£22,995

Where it all began - The Drascombe Lugger, originally designed by John Watkinson in 1965, the Lugger has become synonymous with the Drascombe name.

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Longboat

£26,995

For those who require more room, the greater length and beam of the Drascombe Longboat provides an even roomier day boat than the timeless Lugger… ideal for exploring the coast, or more energetic sailing

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Covers, Tents & Sprayhoods

With a choice of cockpit cover to overall covers, we can talk you through the best option for your Drascombe. Our canvas man has been making our covers for around 40 years, and we have now moved forward with the Weathermax 80 as an option. Along with covers and overalls, we can supply tents to suit those who would like more of an adventure, along with cushions and in-fills to ensure you are comfortable when sleeping aboard.

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Wooden Parts

The wooden parts on all of our Drascombes are now made from Iroko, a hard wood which is incredibly versatile. We are proud that all of our woodwork is hand machined, and then hand crafted to get the correct fit, we pride ourselves on the finished products which come out of our workshop.

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Dabber Accessories

From the drop plate rudder to give extra steering on the Dabber, to a curved laminated tiller to clear your engine, these along with the Roller conversion kit, are all available to bring your Dabber up to the latest spec. Some have added a tabernacle to make raising and lowering your mast easier, these are just some of the options available.

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Drascombe Drifter

£7,950

Here we have for sale a Drascombe Drifter (No. 081, Year 1979). Comes with a white painted hull, duck egg blue deck and has been anti-fouled.

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Drascombe Dabber

£6,500

Here we have a 2003 Drascombe Dabber (No. 002) with a white hull with blue painted topland, black antifoul and duck egg blue decks.

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9ft Clinker - Row/motor version

£3,750

​A nearly new 9ft Clinker boat, for rowing or motoring

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Did you know we offer a refurbishment service?

Whilst we specialise in Drascombes, we are able to use our years of experience and skills to refurbish any classic trailer sailer and would be pleased to discuss your particular requirements and offer advice as necessary.

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Drifter 22 back in production

Designed for the basis of the original Drifter, the D22 was the creation of the late Stewart Brown, with its twin keels, and spacious cockpit and cabin area, she is a spacious boat which sleeps two in the cabin, we want to give the owners space to move, and not feel cramped, unlike some boat designs.

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