Waratah is a well cared for and equipped example of these sporty little cruiser/racers, well proven as highly successful club racers or fast compact cruising yachts. Her inventory includes a recent Raymarine colour chart plotter, autopilot, folding propeller and Nanni inboard diesel engine. The lifting keel and twin lifting rudders makes her ideal for exploring the shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond.
Viewing by prior appointment only through the Essex office (01621) 785600
The accommodation offers up to 5 berths in 2 cabins with 5'8" maximum headroom. Forepeak offering a V-berth with infill to form a double berth, stowage bags and opening hatch to foredeck. Full width heads compartment with sliding door, Jabsco marine toilet, wash basin and storage. Light and airy saloon with two settee berths (starboard berth converts to double), folding table, stowage areas, two large opening windows and two lower fixed portlights. Galley aft to port equipped with a single burner portable gas hob, moulded sink with manual foot pump supplying cold water, cool box and good stowage space. Chart table aft to starboard with instruments and electrical distribution panel. Predominantly GRP inner mouldings for easy maintenance and durability with light coloured internal joinery. Cream vinyl upholstery in saloon and striped cotton upholstery in forepeak.
Fractional rigged bermudan sloop. Z-Spars silver anodised aluminium deck stepped mast with single swept aft spreaders and boom. Spinnaker pole with track on front of mast. Spinnaker gear. Stainless steel standing rigging with adjustable backstay. Terylene running rigging led aft to via Spinlock jammers. 2 x Harken 16 self-tailing winches on coachroof. Slab reefing mainsail. Facnor headsail furling system.
Located abaft companionway, Nanni 14hp 2-cylinder inboard diesel engine. Freshwater cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to 2-bladed folding propeller. 30 litre plastic fuel tank.
The engine has been serviced annually by the present owner, last done in Spring 2018.
12v Battery charged via engine alternator. Removable solar panel. Electrical distribution panel at chart table with 12v socket. Full cabin lighting.
Available by separate negotiation to the purchaser:
Beneteau First 25.7 built in 2005 by Beneteau France to a Group Finot design. White GRP hull, superstructure and decks with moulded non-slip surfaces. Cast iron lifting/swinging keel with worm gear lifting mechanism, operated by a winch handle at the saloon table. Tiller steering to twin lifting rudders. Aft self draining cockpit.
The engine has been serviced and bottom will be antifouled ready for the 2018 season. She has had four owners from new and during her current ownership she has been carefully used for local club racing and general cruising.
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.
Burnham Yacht Harbour
Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM0 8BL