This is the Trusty 23, the aptly-named new launch from Worcestershire firm Blue C Marine Technology.

This is the Trusty 23, the aptly-named new launch from Worcestershire firm Blue C Marine Technology.

The craft fills a gap between the Trusty 21 and 25 and follows the same traditional lines of its siblings.

The full displacement round bilge hull, with 9ft 2in (2.79m) beam, should give sturdy sea-keeping.

Power comes from a 54hp Yanmar shaft-drive diesel engine, giving an estimated cruising speed of 10 knots.

Inside there is a full double berth and galley with twin hob, sink and fridge. The dinette converts into a single berth and the heads has a shower facility.

The boat should fill anglers’ needs well but for social occasions a table can be fitted in the large cockpit.

The Trusty 23 is priced at £49,995 inc VAT. Contact Blue C Marine Technology. Tel: 01562 746336 or email info@bluecmarine.com