Certificate no 2133
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Liverpool
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Osbourne, William, Littlehampton
Built in 1947
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
11.00 feet (3.36 m)
3.50 feet (1.07 m)
Length: Overall
47.00 feet (14.34 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



ALBAQUILA was built in 1947 by William Osbourne of Littlehampton. She is a twin screw motor yacht of timber double diagonal construction with a diesel engine by Perkins of 120 hp. The vessel is said to have attended the Spithead Review of 1977. She is at present undergoing restoration in North East Scotland. Previously owned by Mr Peter Cousins who had both engines replaced in 1971 at Groves & Gutteridge of Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Key dates

  • 2016

    Albaquila won the prize for best motor boat yacht at the Peel Traditional Boat week end.

  • 1947

    Built by W Osborne of Littlehampton

  • 2009

    Vessel transported to Liverpool for restoration at Liverpool Marina Boatyard

  • 2011

    Hull and deck repaired

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