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40ft / 12.19m
12.4ft / 3.78m
Volvo Penta TAMD 41A Inboard diesel 200 horsepower x2
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Smoogie Too

For sale 1989 Birchwood TS37. 'Smoogie Too' (Name to be retained) is a well presented example of this popular river and estuary cruiser..

Inventory and Other Equipment

Steering Compass

Echo Sounder    Incastec

Log                   Intech

Autopilot            Autohelm ST700

Radar                Raytheon R20

VHF                  Apelco

Davits               Simpson

Fire Extinguishers

Gas Detector



Electric anchor winch


Warps               (6 x new)

Radio/cassette   Saloon, with a cassette on flybridge.


TV & DVD Player

Deck Carpet


Cabins       2

Berths       8

WC            2 x Jabsco sea toilets flushing to holding tank or overboard via 'Y' valve.

Holding Tank

Shower        x 2

Cooker         3 burner Smev hob with Smev oven


Fridge          x1

Eberspacher Warm Air Heating (New 2014)

Pressurised water system with hot water via immersion and calorifier.        



Builder                           Birchwood Boats Nottinhamshire UK

Year                               1989

Length                            40'          12.19m

Beam                             12' 5"       3.78m

Draft                               3' 4"         1.01m

Air Draft           Max        15'            4.56m

Air Draft     Arch Down    10' 7"        3.23m

Hull                                 White GRP

Deck                               White GRP

Superstructure                  White / Black GRP

Fuel Capacity                   180 gallons    818 Litres

Water Capacity                 100 gallons    456 Litres


Engines         Twin Volvo Penta TAMD 41A

HP                 2 x 200HP

Cylinders        6

Trim Tabs

Rope Cutters

Lighting           12v & 240v

Bilge Pumps    Auto & Manual

Steering          Cable

Generator        8kw Onan

Battery Charger

Eberspacher warm air heating  (New 2014)

Description of interior layout

Forward cabin. 

Twin bunks, wardrobe, dressing table with storage behind mirror.Drawer and cupboard below, plus separate drawers and cupboard.

Dinette, Day toilet and Shower.

Galley (new 2016) comprising 3 burner Smev hob with Smev oven below. Smev sink and drainer, new worktops with microwave. Cupboards above plus shelf, cupboards behind sink.fridge, large cupboard at floor level. Extractor fan.


Interior helm and seating. Coffee table. Cupboards full length of wheelhouse incorporating drinks cabinet, TV and DVD cupboard etc.Steps to aft deck, shelving and cupboard.

Rear Master Cabin

Double bed with bedside cabinets and wardrobe.Dressing table unit with mirror behind, cupboards and drawers under.En suite toilet and shower.

General Information and History

Last engine service, September 2014. Bills available.

Last lift and anti-foul September/November 2014. Prevoiusly 2 to 3 years before that.

Last  survey 24.04.2006 by Paul Homer. Copy available from owner.

No evidence of osmosis, and none evident in 2014.

Current Boat Safety certificate valid until 08.03.2020

Smoogie Too has been in its present ownership for 11 years. It has been used on the River Thames non tidal with the occasional cruise into the Port of London. It has been moored on the lower non tidal Thames during this time

Also used on the Thames by the previous owner, the boat has been well maintained.

The shaft and propellers were repaired in 2014 after striking an underwater object (receipts available).

New Eberspacher heating unit fitted in 2014.

A deck crane was fitted in 2015 for lifting heavy objects on board.

Known faults or defects

It's possible that the navigation equipment will need updating as it has never really had any use on the river.

The auto bilge pump has had a few issues, but it has a very effective manual pump.

The electric winch cables require replacement.

Shepperton Marina Mooring Offer

We are pleased to be able to offer discounted moorings for the first year at Shepperton Marina for all boats purchased through our Boat Showrooms brokerage office.

For this boat an annual mooring with power would be £4423.05 including VAT and the discount, saving £443.45!


The company normally only acts as a 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 as 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.

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