Snapdragon 747 Sailing Boat, Essex
Fibre-glass construction, 24.5 feet length, bilge keel, draft 2.5 feet, built 1985 (approx)
Beta marine 11hp inboard diesel with heavy duty battery
Boat is in good working order for sailing and motoring.
Used every summer for day sailing for many years, kept on land november-april.
Currently out of water in Brightlingsea, Essex. Storage paid to 30-April-2021.
Great low-maintenance family cruising yacht. Won’t win any races, but safe, stable, reliable and a lot of fun.
Low 2.5 ft draft makes shallow rivers and moorings accessible.
Diesel engine in very good condition, including new prop-shaft, header-tank, oil sump (at great expense!)
Good-sized cockpit with tiller steering.
Transom for outboard motor – used to stow outboard for tender.
5 berths (2 in forecastle, 2 when dinette table is lowered, plus single berth in main cabin).
All cushions are serviceable (Comfortable sleeping for 3-4.)
Ready to sail with:-
mailsail – slab reefing with battens
genoa foresail – roller reefed
main and foresail sheets and halyards
anchor and chain (in chain locker) plus spare anchor
two winches in cockpit and one on mast
various fenders and warps, boathook and other accessories
Fishfinder (primarily for depth soundings)
Avon inflatable dinghy with paddles and transom (rarely used, but serviceable, I believe)
2 burner stove with grill (plus gas bottle)
Current Price: £2500.00
This Snapdragon 747 Sailing Boat (25 Ft), Brightlingsea, Essex boat is located in Isleworth, TW7 *** and is being sold on eBay by valboyle.