Simplicity 25 Steel Gaff Cutter

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Free To a New Home

Steel gaff rigged cutter by Percy Dalton `Simplicity 25` with full electronics and engine in good working order, fitted with Hydrovane self steering.

Neglected due to sitting idle. On the hard in Southampton. 
7.62M, wooden mast and bowsprit. 

The current owner can no longer afford the storage costs due to loss of job and health issues.

The jobs are known to be done are:
- The cockpit epoxy needs re doing
- Mast and bowsprit need re varnishing
Engine last fired up October 2021.
No structural damage reported to us.

To see the list of jobs, and have a look at the boat in her former glory, please follow the link

The boat can stay in her current storage for £411 p/m.
It’s paid till the end of August.

To register your interest please fill in the form:


= Further boat's details =
Length 7.62m
Beam 2.74m
Displacement 5500kg
3 berths
Fuel tank 81 litres
Fresh water 54 litres
Steel hull and superstructure transom hung rudder long keel with lead ballast self draining cockpit stainless gallows

Wooden mast solid timber Douglas Fir mounted in tabernacle gaff boom bowspr and topsail yard
Heavy galvanised wire standard rigging
Mainsail 2002 good 
Foresail 1999 faded fair with Wykham curler
Staysail fair hank on 2008

Engine Yanmar 2GM20 twin cylinder Diesel engine no 0861 with 3 blade prop
Serviced 2017 minor use since

2 way battery switch
240V shorepower
240V waeco perfect charge iu1512 battery charger
20 watt solar panel and charge regulator

Raymarine st60+ tridata depth speed log 2012
Raymarine st6002 autopilot control head 2013
Raymarine SPX5GP pilot ram 2013
Raymarine smart pilot X5 course computer
Raymarine A series A65 MFD plotter 2014 with euro charts
Raymarine GPS RS130 antenna
M-Tech 500 VHF
LED nav lights
LED interior
Sestrel Moore steering compass

Hydrovane self steering unit 2017
Manual bulge pump
Lifebouy and light
Simpson Lawrence 2 speed manual anchor windlass
1X35lb CQR anchor and 60m chain
1X20lb Danforth kedge anchor
Seafood liferaft 4 person in valise 2014
+ many more extras fully kitted out just needs a clean varnish and cockpit re epoxy


To register your interest please fill in the form:


To repel timewasters, a deposit of £200 will be requested to secure the boat, refunded upon removal/take over within two weeks.

We offer the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. Any potential new owner should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the they desire validated. 

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