Certificate no 3015
Status Registered


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


Builder Bates, William & Sons, Chertsey
Built in 1966
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 3
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
45.00 feet (13.72 m)
Breadth: Beam
11.50 feet (3.51 m)
3.75 feet (1.14 m)
Air Draft
9.00 feet (2.74 m)
Tonnage: Gross


JAMARC is a motor yacht of teak and oak construction with twin inboard diesel engines. She was built in 1966 by W A Bates & Sons of Chertsey and is now one of just five 45 ft Star Craft still in existence.Jamarc has lived on the Thames three times, Worcester, Lymington and the W coast of Scotland where she was fitted with very heavy, galvanised cleats which are still in use. During her previous owner's 21 years she hosted many pop music celebrities on the Thames, one of whom went on to own another 45ft Star Craft.

Key dates

  • 1966

    Built by W A Bates & Sons of Chertsey

  • 1967

    Bought by first owner whilst on display at London International Boat Show

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