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Fisher 25 (1976) for sale in Swale Marina, Kent, United Kingdom

£23,000 GBP
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The 1976 Fisher 25, located at Swale Marina, Kent, offers classic lines and versatile accommodation for up to five people in two cabins. With an overall length of 7.62 metres and a beam of 3.05 metres, this well-maintained boat provides a spacious layout featuring a double vee berth, a marine sea toilet, and a compact galley. The wheelhouse ensures excellent protection from the elements, while the deck offers ample space and safety features. Powered by a Volvo Penta diesel engine, this boat has been meticulously maintained, including a recent engine service in 2023. Ideal for families, it comes equipped with comprehensive navigation and safety equipment. An early viewing is highly recommended.

General information
Make/model
Fisher 25
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Year
1976
Length overall
7.62 metres
Length waterline
6.40 metres
Beam
3.05 metres
Displacement
4,572 kg
Hull
GRP
Keel
Long Keel
Location
Swale Marina, Kent, United Kingdom

About this Fisher 25

English

Remarks :
1976 Fisher 25 for sale in Kent
This Fisher 25 offers five berths in two cabins, with some home comforts that include a marine sea toilet, pressurised water, and television. This Fisher has classic lines with wide side decks, which makes this boat feel like a real little ship and is ideal for families with children or pets. The current owner has meticulously maintained this Fisher 25 over the past five years. This boat is extremely well presented and worth an early viewing.
Accommodation :

This Fisher 25 offers five berths in two cabins. It offers a generous headroom of approximately 6 feet, ensuring a spacious feel throughout. In the forepeak, there is a double vee berth, complete with an infill. An opening deck hatch overhead for ventilation, and natural light. 

Moving aft of the forepeak to the port side is a small heads compartment, equipped with a marine toilet and mirror. Opposite the heads to starboard is a wardrobe hanging locker, these areas are sectioned off with blue curtains and a cabin door from the saloon. 

The Saloon offers an L-shaped settee to port that converts to a double bed with lots of storage underneath. To the starboard side is the galley, consisting of a stainless-steel sink with a pressurised cold-water tap, a 2-burner gas hob and a 12-volt fridge. This area also offers storage for cooking utensils and provisions.

Located next to the galley is a quarter berth, with under berth storage. This area also converts to a chart table and storage for navigation equipment. 

The saloon companionway steps lead up to the enclosed wheelhouse which provides an excellent haven from the elements when at sea. The wheelhouse offers a single helm seat to port with engine controls and access to the navigational aids. To starboard a bench seat allows seating for two with under-seat storage. The entire floor of the wheelhouse can be removed to give full access to all areas of the engine compartment. 

Moving to the stern of the vessel the rear cockpit offers bench seating across the stern, and a tiller can be fitted to allow a greater feeling of control when under sail.


Inventory :
Deck Equipment:
  • Anchor – 20m Chain  
  • Kedge anchor
  • Windlass – Manual
  • Lifeline gates
  • Mainsail cover
  • Binnacle cover
  • Boarding ladder
  • Beaching legs
  • 3 x Mooring warps.
  • 8 x Fenders
Navigation Equipment:
  • Steering compass
  • Depth
  • Speed/log
  • Windspeed and direction
  • VHF Radio
  • GPS / Chartplotter
  • Navigation lights – Deck & Mast Level
  • Anchor light
  • Clock and barometer
Safety Equipment:
  • 2 x Fire Extinguishers
  • 1 x Fire Blanket
  • Deck Light
  • 1 x Horseshoe Lifebuoy
  • Radar reflector
  • 1 x 4-man liferaft (unknown age, needs servicing) 
Keel/Hull
  • Traditional long keel and transom hung rudder with wheel and tiller steering
History and Construction:

Built in 1976 by Fairways Marine/Northshore Yachts, this Fisher 25 features a heavy-duty GRP moulded hull with a GRP deck enhanced by the Treadmaster decking.  Balsa stiffening is incorporated in all horizontal areas, with plywood infills. The cast iron ballast is encapsulated in the GRP keel and reinforced with additional laminates, making it an integral part of the hull structure. The boat also has a self-draining cockpit. 

The current owner has maintained it well over the past five years and is now selling retiring from sailing. There is a file of receipts showing the work that has been professionally undertaken to maintain the quality of this motorsailer.  An early viewing is recommended. 

Disclaimer:

Network Yacht Brokers Kent Ltd has the largest range of boats for sale in Kent.  The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.




Mechanical :
Sails and Spars:

The Fisher 25 features a ketch, masthead Bermudan rig showcasing two 1976 tabernacle, Selden aluminium mast and boom, securely supported by stainless steel standing rigging. For efficient sail handling, the vessel is equipped with a head foil headsail system with a slab reefing mainsail, complemented by lazy jacks and stackpack for added convenience. Notably, the standing rigging underwent replacement in 2017 and the running rigging was replaced in 2022. 

Winches: 

2 x Sheet winches

2 x halyard winch

Sails:

1 x Mainsail (Age unknown, useable condition)

1 x Head Sail (Age unknown, useable condition)

Mechanical Systems:

Propelling this Fisher 25 is a single 3 Cylinder 29HP Volvo Penta diesel engine, paired with a shaft driven three-bladed fixed propeller with approximately 1600Hrs. This engine has been regularly maintained by the owner, and was last serviced in 2023, with the cutlass and shaft bearing being changed in 2022. Fuel is provided by a sturdy 150-litre stainless-steel tank, with propulsion conveniently controlled by a single lever morse control.

Electrical Systems:

2 x 12-volt 85AH batteries (1 x engine 2023 + 1 x domestic battery 2020) These batteries are charged both by the engine alternator and a 240-volt battery charger, ensuring reliable power availability. 

Enhancing the efficiency of the batteries is the battery management system. Additionally, the vessel features a 240V ring main with outlets in the saloon, wheelhouse, and forepeak. 


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Propulsion
Engine
1 x Volvo Penta
Fuel
Diesel
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Broker/Dealer Information

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Network Yacht Brokers Kent Clarke & Carter Interyacht (Kent) Ltd Chatham Maritime Marina Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent ME4 4LP
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4LP
United Kingdom
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