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- Builder: Northshore
- Designer: Gordon Wyatt/Fairways Marine
- Construction: GRP
- Length (Feet): 25.3
- Length (Metres): 7.71
- Beam: 9' 5"
- Max Draft: 3' 11"
- LOA: 25' 3"
- Fuel Capacity: 1 x 100 L (22 Gal)
- Water Capacity: 1 x 70 L (15 Gal)
- Number of Engines: 1
- Engine Make: Volvo
- Engine Model: 2030
- Fuel: Diesel
- Engine Hours: 120
- Type of Propeller: 3 Blade
- Total Power: 30
25ft long keel aft cockpit pocket cruising yacht based on the popular Fisher 25 hull.
New 30hp diesel engine, new standing rigging and Mainsail & Genoa in 2016.
A sturdy boat wanting some TLC.
Designed by Gordon Wyatt / Fairways Marine and built by Northshore in 1973.
Dark Blue hull (2 pack painted in 2016).
Varnished heavy teak rubbing strake, bulwarks and cap rail.
Long centre keel with encapsulated lead ballast.
Keel / transom hung rudder with tiller steering.
Off white GRP deck, coachroof and self-draining cockpit
Grey Treadmaster non-slip deck surfaces.
Timber / ply fixed companionway shelter.
Pine interior woodwork.
NEW 2016 - Volvo 2030 three cylinder 30HP diesel engine. Approx. 120 hrs.
Fresh water cooling with heat exchanger. Reversing reduction gearbox with shaft driven 3 bladed propeller.
Stripper rope cutter.
Fuel – 55 and 46 litre Polyprop’ tanks – new 2016
Freshwater – 70 litre Polyprop’ tank – new 2016
Hot water tank – heated by engine and 240v immersion – new 2016
Pipework replaced 2016
12 volt system – 2 x 100ah12v batteries
Charging by engine alternator, solar panel and battery charger.
12v interior lighting. Navigation lights.
240 volt system – shore cable, connection, assorted extensions with sockets,
20ah battery charger
Immersion heater in hot water tank.
2016 Mainsail – slab reefed by Jeckells – Tan + older sail
2016 Furling Genoa – Jeckells - Tan + older sail
Hank-on flying jib
Lazybag mainsail cover with lazyjacks
Spars and Rigging
Deck stepped gold anodised Kemp mast and slab reefed boom.
Plastimo headsail furling gear.
1 x 19 s/steel wire standing rigging – new 2016.
Running rigging replaced 2011
2 x Gibb genoa sheet winches + mast winch.
ZSpar Whisker pole
Stainless steel bowsprit with slatted teak
Silva steering compass
Smiths log / speedo.
Garmin 120 GPS
Garmin 100 Fishfinder/depth
Four berths in two cabins.
Pressurised hot & cold water supply to galley & heads.
Forward cabin withV berth & storage below
Separate head to port with Jabsco sea toilet, GRP wash basin and shower. Large wardrobe to starboard.
Saloon with 6’2” headroom, L shaped settee to port. Lowering table on pole support. Storage below and outboard of berths.
Galley to starboard with Origo two burner meths stove, s//steel sink. Isotherm 12 fridge and good stowage.
Large chart table aft to stbd, slides under cockpit to reveal a good size quarter berth.
Automatic bilge pump.
2 x Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers. Fire Blanket.
Manual Bilge Pump.
S/steel pulpit, sternguard, stemhead fitting and stanchions & guardwires.
Timber / ply companionway cover.
New Electric anchor windlass with chain gypsy, 35lb CQR bower anchor and 30m chain with additional warp. Danforth kedge anchor.
Alloy fore, aft and midships cleats. Sampson post.
The Freeward 25 is a surprisingly roomy shoal draft cruiser ideally suited to pottering about the rivers an estuaries of the East Coast. They have excellent headroom and a deep safe cockpit with good side decks giving access to a well protected fore deck.
The present owners purchased her in 2011 and have updated mechanical and rigging systems.
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Manual bilge pump
Shore power inlet