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Olivers of Porthleven 24' Cutter

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Boat REF# 23534
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 7.92m (26'0")
Year 1926
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Engine 1 x petrol 2 stroke 10hp, Stuart Turner (unknown year)
Lying Falmouth


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Builder Olivers of Porthleven, Cornwall
Lying Falmouth
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 27.0 ltr (5.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 15/05/2004


Engine 1 x petrol 2 stroke 10hp
Engine make and model Stuart Turner (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) three blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.4 knots

Engine was re-built by John Skewes of Porthallow, Cornwall some years ago using modern crank case seals. She starts on the button and sound very sweet. The engine shown in the photos has been completely re furbished and also gearbox installed last sumer by an approved agent


LOA 7.92m (26'0")
LWL 6.70m (22'0")
Beam 2.30m (7'7")
Draft Min 1.00m (3'3")
Draft Max 1.00m (3'3")
Displacement 3,000kg (6,615.0lbs)
Headroom 1.45m (4'9")


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Staysail (unknown year)

Bermudan cutter rig.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Pitch pine planking on oak frames. Pine deck with Colan finish. The decks have been stripped of the canvas and left bright along. Cast iron keel added in place of the lifting keel when she was converted to Bermudan rig. Last surveyed May 2004.


No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Manual water system tick

Sitting head room

Accomodation can be either two single berths or one double.

2 burner gas cooker

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Beaching legs tick

1 anchors
(8 kg CQR)
25.00m (82'0") of chain
3/8 " anchor galvanised chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This yacht is a very pretty classic that has latterly been rigged as a bermudan cutter. Originally, she was gaff rigged with a lifting keel.

She has lots of nice features and not unreasonable room below - if only sitting headroom.

She has been in the same ownership for ten years and has clearly been well loved and I am told, she sails beautifully.

The engine and gearbox have been rebuilt and serviced last year. The work completed is under guarentee until this summer.

Although built at Olivers Yard in Porthleven, she may be an East Coast design - anyone know ? If so, email me and I will update the details.

As always, I can provide high resolution photos on a CD by mail.

She was surveyed in 2004 and was given a very good report.

This is yet another classic yacht that Boatshed Falmouth is pleased to offer - and this one is perfect to get you into the whole classic yacht movement.

Currently lying in Falmouth.

Note: Offers on the asking price will be considered.

This Olivers of Porthleven 24' Cutter has been personally photographed and viewed by Steven 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.