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John Negus 24ft Wooden Sloop

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Boat REF# 43160
This boat has been sold
Length 7.30m (23'11")
Year 1978
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 9hp, Petter (1978)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer John Negus
Builder John Negus
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 9hp
Engine make and model Petter (1978)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


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Length 7.30m (23'11")
Beam 1.80m (5'11")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Headroom 1.40m (4'7")
Storage On marina


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1978) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Gowen - Slab (1978)
Headsail - Hank On (1978)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Iroko Hull.
Long Keel with bilge plates, see underwater profile photo.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick

Saloon Table.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Clipper Log & Depth.Plastimo Compass

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR, Kedge)
5.00m (16'5") of chain
8ft GRP Dinghy dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)

Safety Equipment

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Fire Extinguisher.

Broker's Comments

This little sloop is a nice sound 24ft wooden boat, currently in the water and in commission. She has a spacious cockpit and room to sleep 4.
Engine and sails all in working order.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This John Negus 24ft Wooden Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. 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.