Certificate no 2386
Status Registered


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


Builder Cliff & Sons, Goole
Built in 1930
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 1
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
8.79 feet (2.68 m)
4.69 feet (1.43 m)
Length: Overall
34.16 feet (10.42 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


LAZY DAYS is a wooden leisure craft of carvel construction with twin Ford Transit engines each delivering 100 hp. She was built by Cliff & Sons of Goole in 1930. During the Second World War, the vessel was pressed into service as a Dunkirk Little Ship, spending three days ferrying troops from East Beach amid fierce air attack. Later, the vessel was used by the Navy on the tidal Thames to locate mines. After the war, LAZY DAYS reverted to private ownership and she was rebuilt as new in 1952 and had a wheelhouse added. More recently, she had nother major re-fit with a new teak deck, and a ferro-cement sheath for her hull.

Key dates

  • 2012

    Vessel selected for  Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 3 June 2012

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