Chalo is a 22metre Luxemotor, built by Jong Smit and Sons, Rotterdam in 1926. When built Chalo was probably much longer in length as she has a beam of just less than 5 meters. The name means ‘Let’s Go’ and it is Hindi. It is (allegedly) her original name; she was commissioned to be built by a Hindi family in Holland. Chalo is propelled by a Gardner 6LX engine.

Later uses were shipping around marijuana and there used to be massive magic mushroom painted on the deck.

The picture above shows Chalo being repainted and new wheelhouse fitted after a disagreement with Windsor Bridge.

Inside Chalo’s original captain cabin remains and is the main watering area for her four occupants.



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