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Freeman 22 MK1

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Boat REF# 163773
removed from sale
Length 6.71m (22'0")
Year 1962
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 16.8hp, Beta BT 16 (2009)
Lying Brundall


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Extra Details

Designer J Freeman
Builder J Freeman Marine
Lying Brundall
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 68.2 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 68.0 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 68.0 ltr (15.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 16.8hp
Engine make and model Beta BT 16 (2009)
Engine Hours engine1:   500
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 0.6 ltr (0.1 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Battery charging system when on shorepower


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 6.71m (22'0")
LWL 6.50m (21'4")
Beam 2.21m (7'3")
Draft Min 0.55m (1'10")
Draft Max 0.55m (1'10")
Airdraft 2.13m (7'0")
Displacement 1,450kg (3,197.3lbs)
Headroom 1.75m (5'9")
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish 2 pack finish

GRP Aft cockpit river cruiser with fully removeable hardtop


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Designed as a 4 berth.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

BSC Until May 2016

Broker's Comments

I will start by stating the obvious and that is that this will not be the cheapest Freeman 22 you will find on the market, However i do feel that once you read on and appreciate just what you are getting for your money I do feel the asking price to be justified.
We have a boat owned by a boat builder that has undergone several refurbs during her life. Most recently she has had a new Beta Diesel engine, a Pump out toilet with holding tank, new upholstery, hot water via immersion heater and a calorifier, heating in saloon and cockpit, New wiring and instruments.
This boat was refurbished 2 years ago with 2 in mind and is absolutely ideal for a couple. She has the benefit of added stainless grab rails for much improved safety and even a stainless upright pole in the saloon which is very tastefully sited.
Out of the having been re painted in 2 pack epoxy based paint. Antifouled with 2 coats of tar varnish and antifoul. (05.09.13)
Removeable hardtop designed and fabricated by the previous owner. Good quality heavy duty stainless steel stanchions and supports.
Hot water, heating and shore power make her a true all year round boat.
Well equipped and benefitting from a 4 year old modern Beta diesel engine having done 500 hours.
She has a BSC until 2016 and is broads licensed until March 2014
We often say "ready to go" but It has never been more applicable in this case.
Ideal as a safe and reliable starter boat or for a retired couple who need a retreat on the river with no additional spending needed.
This is by no means a typical Freeman 22.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Freeman 22 MK1 has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary of Boatshed Norfolk. 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.