Cornish Crabbers 26 26 (2012) for sale in Hampshire, United Kingdom

£69,950 GBP
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The 2012 Cornish Crabbers 26, named ‘Knot Telling’, is a beautifully crafted sailing yacht located in Hampshire, UK. Designed by David Thomas and built by Cornish Crabbers, this gaff-rigged cutter merges traditional aesthetics with modern engineering. Notable features include a long keel with a lifting centreboard, Coppercoated bottom, Eberspacher heating, an electric windlass, and a lifting bowsprit. The yacht boasts a four-berth layout, full standing headroom, a well-equipped galley, and a separate heads compartment. It is equipped with comprehensive navigational instruments, safety gear, and modern amenities such as Raymarine electronics, a Fusion stereo system, and a Rocna anchor. With its timeless elegance, ‘Knot Telling’ is a distinctive vessel that offers an unparalleled sailing experience.

General information
Cornish Crabbers 26 26
Used sail boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
'Knot Telling'
David Thomas
Hampshire, United Kingdom

About this Cornish Crabbers 26 26


For Sale: 2012 Cornish Crabbers 26 Sailing Yacht - ‘Knot Telling’

Elevate your sailing experience with the elegant and individual 2012 Cornish Crabbers 26 sailing yacht, ‘Knot Telling. This exceptional vessel boasts impressive design that fuses traditional styling with modern high-quality production, creating an unmatched sailing experience that is sure to delight. Offshore capable yet a wonderful base moored in a charming anchorage, Knot Telling draws admiring glances and compliments wherever she sails.

Key Features:

Unique Design:

‘Knot Telling’ stands out from the mundane with its classic design that celebrates classic styling while incorporating modern construction techniques. The result is a vessel that exudes British style and refinement.

Top-Quality Construction:

Built with the highest-quality materials and meticulous attention to detail, the Cornish Crabbers 26 ensures durability, longevity, and performance that surpasses expectations. Its premium fittings and finishes enhance both its beauty and functionality.

Excellent Equipment:

‘Knot Telling’ is well-equipped to cater to sailor’s needs, featuring a comprehensive set of modern amenities that enhance comfort, safety, and sailing performance. Its navigational instruments, safety gear, and interior finishes are all of a high standard.

Distinctive Appeal:

While mass-produced modern yachts might come-and-go unnoticed, Cornish Crabbers such as ‘Knot Telling’ cannot help but attract admiration and compliments from onlookers. Her unique individuality and undeniable style are certain to catch anyone's eye.

With the exceptional and understated elegance of a Cornish Crabbers 26 ownership is a distinct pleasure & joy. This vessel offers an unparalleled sailing experience, while also appealing to those who value classic British style and tradition. Why settle for a mass-produced yacht when you can enjoy the refinement and uniqueness of Cornish Crabbers 26?

Viewings are available - contact us today and experience the timeless allure and sophistication of this charming Cornish Crabbers 26 sailing vessel for yourself.

Her inventory includes inter alia:

General Remarks :

Built in 2012 by Cornish Crabbers to a design by David Thomas, this sailing yacht is a traditional style gaff rigged cutter. She boasts a long keel & lifting centreboard. Coppercoated bottom, Eberspacher heating, iPod dock, electric windlass and lifting bow sprit.

Her four berth layout comprises a large forward cabin containing a full-sized double berth and two generous settee berths in the main saloon. The galley is equipped with sink, full oven / grill by Plastimoand lots of storage space for everything you need for a pleasantly victualled cruise. The separate heads compartment has a shower, sea toilet and hanging locker.

There is

full standing headroom

throughout the boat.

Accommodation :

Sleeps four in two single and one double berth in two cabins (including saloon)

Eberspacher heating with two outlets

Upgraded teak interior with cream head-linings in a soft white-painted wood finish

Cranberry coloured interior upholstery

High quality marine standard laminate flooring


Two burner Plastimo Neptune 4500 gas cooker with grill





Crockery and Cutlery included


Linear settee berths

Teak table


Vee berth

Extra deep ‘Duvalay’ memory mattress

Stowage beneath


Jabsco marine toilet


Hot and cold shower

Inventory :

Navigation Equipment:

Ritchie compass

Raymarine E series Hybrid Touch E70 GPS plotter/ Fishfinder (in cockpit), (Screen 2018)

Raymarine Evolution autopilot with heading sensor new 2020

Raymarine MFDs for autopilot control and wind instruments etc new 2020

Raymarine AIS 650 transmit/ receive

Raymarine VHF 55UK DSC with additional handset for cockpit use

Raymarine Rechargeable Handheld VHF Radio RAY 10E

Various spare Network cables and converter

Various Pilot & Tidal Books

Anchoring and Mooring Equipment:

Rocna 10kg anchor (2018)

30m x 8mm chain

30m x 12mm warp

Electric windlass

Mooring warps

6 x Fenders


Anchor locker

General Equipment:

Cream extended spray hood new 2022 Original Burgundy spray hood also available

Cream Self stacking sail cover new 2022 Original Burgundy sail cover also available

Cream Tiller Cover 2022

Cockpit tonneau cover fits Burgundy sprayhood

Boarding ladder

Fusion stereo system with iPod dock, bluetooth connectivity and speakers



Tiller extension

Cockpit lockers

Service Kits for engine, Spurs, and Eberspacher

Motor sailing cone and anchor ball

Safety Equipment:

Gas detector

Stainless steel pushpit and pulpit

Stainless steel guardwires

1 x lifebuoy

Fire extinguisher

Electric bilge pump

Manual bilge pump

Radar reflector

Jackstays (2018)

Navigation lights. Tri White LED masthead light new 2021

3D Lightweight 2.5m Inflatable. New 2020 used once.

2 Mcmurdo Fastfind PLB.

1 Mcmurdo Ranger PLB. New 2022

ODEO Red Laser Flare

Jan Buoy Inflatable Lifebuoy

McMurdo grab bag

EcoBlast pump up air horn + Brass blow air horn

Safety Lines for harnesses

Spare handheld GPS Map60CS

Signal Flag set

Read Ensign with varnished staff

Mooring line threader

GAZ cylinder and regulator

2 winch handles

Mechanical :

Yanmar 3YM20 19hp inboard marine diesel engine - approx 550 hours

Last serviced (October 2023 Oil & filter change. Fuel filters on boat for spring 2024)

Shaft drive

Darglow Feathering 3- blade propeller (with extended grease nipple)

Gator Rope cutter

Cruising speed approximately 5.5 knots

Stern Gland replaced 2020.

Raw Water pump refurbished 2021.

Starter Relay replaced 2022


12v system. LED interior lights

2 x 12v batteries (2020), in stern locker

Charged by engine alternator, mains and solar

Battery charger

240v ac shore power connections with 13 amp sockets below

4 x 12v cigar type sockets in saloon and forecabin

Battery monitor

Solar panel


Fuel capacity 60 litres in 1 x plastic tank (stern)

Fresh water capacity 120 litres in 1 x plastic tank (foreward) New 2020

Holding tank capacity 55 litres in 1 x plastic tank (stern), with electric pump and deck flush

Water System:

Pressurised hot and cold water

Water heated by calorifier and engine


Gaff rigged cutter

Varnished spruce mast and boom Stripped and revarnished 2021/22

Stainless steel standing rigging

Lifting bow sprit. Stripped and revarnished 2021/22

Mainsail slab reefing with all lines led to the cockpit with 2022 lazy jacks and self stacking cover

Furling headsail and staysail

2 x 4 clutches port and starboard

Carbon fibre headsail forestay (2018)

All new running rigging 2021


Burgundy mainsail (2012)

Burgundy Jib (2012)

Burgundy staysail (2012)


2 x Lewmar 16 self tailing winches (coachroof)

4 x Lewmar 8 winches with jammers (cockpit coaming)

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Broker/Dealer Information

Vivid Blue Marine

Mr Jonathan Tait- Harris
1 Golden Court Richmond Surrey TW9 1EU United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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