Cornish Crabbers 22

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Listed price £28,450 GBP

General information
Cornish Crabbers 22
Used sail boat for sale (SOLD)
$36,751 USD | Listed price £28,450 GBP
Roger Dongray
Length overall
Length waterline
Length on deck
2.24 tons (U.S.)
Lifting Keel
Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Cornish Crabbers 22


The Cornish Crabber 22 is a well built, attractive sailing cruiser offering the versatility of the Shrimper 19 with almost as much cabin space as the Crabber 24. Their ingenious centreboard is designed to be raised and lowered single-handed making them ideal for shallow water exploration.

This example is for sale due to a change of circumstances and is offered with a 2019 survey with the very few items addressed.  Trailer has also been serviced and bearings replaced. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.


The accommodation offers up to four berths in cabin and saloon.  V Berth to forepeak with storage beneath and Jabsco marine toilet to centre (replaced 2014). Escape hatch to foredeck. Saloon with two settee berths port and starboard with stowage below. Folding leaf table to centre. Galley aft  with Plastimo Neptune 2000 two burner gas hob with grill to starboard side converting to a navigation area, stainless steel sink with electrically pumped cold water supply to port side. 12V Cool box. Steps up to cockpit with teak laid seating with stowage under. Full interior lighting.

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway. Yanmar 1GM10 9hp diesel engine (new 2014, little used and serviced October 2017). Electric start. Seawater cooled. Shaft drive to Darglow Featherstream three blade folding propeller (new 2014). Single lever engine control. Maximum speed 6 knots. Cruising speed 4.5 knots. Spurs rope cutter (new 2014). Engine and gearbox replaced together with engine bay refurbishment including cutlass bearing in 2014. All sea cocks replaced with phosphor bronze fittings in 2014.

Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2014)

12 volt switch panel

240V shore power supply

Integral 200W-300W power system with built in switch-mode battery charger

Sails and Spars

Gaff rigged cutter. Varnished Sitka Spruce mast, boom and bowsprit. Stainless steel tabernacle for raising and lowering mast. Stainless steel standing rigging (2015). Terylene running rigging (2014). Slab reefing to mainsail. Jib and staysail on Harken furlers. All lines led aft. Fully retractable bowsprit. Tan sails. Quality wooden pulley blocks (new 2014). Adjustable sail trimming cars and tracks and associated jammers.

Mainsail (Rockall of Bosham) - Good condition

Jib (Rockall of Bosham) - Good condition

Staysail (Rockall of Bosham) - Good condition

Deck Equipment

SL Manual anchor windlass

20lb CQR anchor with 20m chain

Stainless steel pushpit, stanchions & guardwires

Sail cover (new 2015)

Cockpit cover

Stainless Steel boarding ladder

Teak outboard bracket on pushpit

Adjustable stainless steel boom crutch (new October 2015)

Various warps & fenders

Harken 8 winch with self tailing adaptor

Navigation Equipment

Suunto Bulkhead steering compass

Raymarine A70 Series Multifunction display including forward looking depth display

Raymarine ST2000 Autohelm

Garmin GPSMap 750s Chartplotter with Navionics Platinum UK chart chip (new 2015)

Garmin VHF 100 Series DSC VHF Radio (2014) with aerial and windex hawk (new 2015)

TackTick Wireless wind direction and strength guage (new 2014)

Clock & barometer

Navigation lights

Kenwood cassette stereo FM radio system

Safety Equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps

Fire extinguisher (expiry date unknown)

Fire blanket

Horseshoe lifebuoy

Emergency VHF antenna on pushpit


Built in 2001 by Cornish Crabbers to a design by Roger Dongray. Navy blue GRP hull. Cream GRP superstructure with moulded-in non-slip to decks. Teak cockpit seating. Aft self draining cockpit with seating and stowage under. Lifting keel. Tiller steering to transom hung rudder. Teak rubbing strake. Self draining gas locker. Copper coat to hull beneath water line (October 2015)


The Cornish Crabber 22 is a well built, attractive sailing cruiser offering the versatility of the Shrimper 19 with almost as much cabin space as the Crabber 24. Their ingenious centreboard is designed to be raised and lowered single-handed making them ideal for shallow water exploration.  This example is presented in very good order and benefits from a replacement engine, lots of new and updated equipment and a trailer. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

Additional Equipment

Four wheel, braked road trailer with spare tyre. Trailer serviced September 2019.

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Yanmar 1GM10
Fuel capacity
11 gallons (U.S.)
Maximum speed
7 mph
Cruising speed
5 mph
Drinking water capacity
8 gallons (U.S.)
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Broker/Dealer Information

Howard Ford Marine Sales

Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Tidemill Way
IP12 1BP
United Kingdom
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