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Fisher Freeward 25

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Boat REF# 156130
This boat has been sold
Length 7.37m (24'2")
Year 1973
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 30hp, Beta (2010)
Lying Cornwall


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Extra Details

Designer Wyatt & Freemain
Builder Fairways Marine Productions
Lying Cornwall
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 22/08/2009


Engine 1 x diesel 30hp
Engine make and model Beta (2010)
Engine Hours engine1:   50
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 17" 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

The engine was replaced as part of a major refit which was carried throughout the 2009/2010 winter layup period. Access to the engine is very good and achieved by removal of the companionway steps.


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Length 7.37m (24'2")
LWL 6.50m (21'4")
Beam 2.84m (9'4")
Draft Min 1.06m (3'6")
Draft Max 1.06m (3'6")
Displacement 4,535kg (10,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On mooring


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


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Reefing mainsail - (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails No 1 Jib (unknown year)
No 2 Jib (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
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Mast is deckstepped into a tabanacle fitting. The Furlex 700s furling gear was installed in 2010, the original genoa was modified to fit the furler.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

These little Fishers were built to a very high standard throughout with attention to detail and in particular safety. Her design derives from the classic Baltic fishing boats. As you move around the deck you get the feeling of being in being in her as opposed to being on her. She has high bulwarks and a deep foredeck. The same applies to her cockpit which will accommodate 4 - 6.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Manual water system tick
Non-Smokers tick

For a 25 footer, the accommodation is impressive. The first thing you notice as you descend into the saloon is how light and airy it feels as a result of the large windows, closely followed by the amount of headroom. The accommodation consists of a double berth in the fore cabin. a double berth in the saloon, which converts from the dinette seating and a quarterberth to starboard. Forward of the saloon and to port is the decent sized heads, opposite of which is a hanging locker. The galley area is to starboard opposite the dinette. Navigation area is provided by a slide out table above the quarterberth. It is not without reason that she has been described as a big little boat.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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GPS tick
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Depth sounder tick

The Navigation information is supplied to a single Autohelm ST60 Multi located in the cockpit. The Garmin GPS unit is located on a hinged mount which can be swung out and secured across the companionway allowing it to be viewed from the helm. The compass can be mounted either on the chart table or at the helm.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Beaching legs tick
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2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(1 x CQR)
0.00m (0'0") of chain
Anchor is stored on deck in the deep foredeck area with the chain fed into a chain locker forward of the forecabin.
Also included is a pair of sturdy custom built beaching legs, allowing her to take the ground safely.

Safety Equipment

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Broker's Comments

When viewed by the broker, this little Fisher was still in her winter plumage and so was not presented in her best light. However her potential quickly became evident, particularly with the amount of accommodation available. She was described in a yachting press review as "big little boat". Overall she appears to be in very good order throughout, the one area which may need some attention is the upholstery which is starting to look a little tired. The same applies to the some of the headlining in the forecabin. However that said, she did undergo a major refit in 2009/2010 which included a replacement engine, fitting of headsail furling gear, gelcoat repairs throughout and deck repainting. Add to this a decent navigation system and you have a very well equipped and safe vessel. As with all boats of this age, there will always be additional work to be done, however I believe this to be mainly cosmetic. All in all she is a great boat and worth considering, especially now that the price has been reduced, if this is what you are looking for.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Fisher Freeward 25 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Clemens of Boatshed Falmouth. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.