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Rossiter Yachts Bermudan Sloop

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Boat REF# 70254
removed from sale
Length 6.79m (22'3")
Year 1958
Construction Wood
Sleeping berths 2
Engine 1 x diesel 9hp, Yanmar 1GM10 (1997)
Lying Christchurch


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Extra Details

Builder Rossiter Yachts
Lying Christchurch
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 13.6 ltr (3.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 45.5 ltr (10.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 9hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1GM10 (1997)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Stirling smart battery charger system (2007)


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 6.79m (22'3")
LWL 5.79m (19'0")
Beam 2.30m (7'7")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 3,150kg (6,945.8lbs)
Headroom 1.70m (5'7")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Keel stepped spruce spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Headsail - Other (unknown year)
Other sails Tan Sails (2007)

Wooden Boom

3/4 Bermudian Sloop

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood

Centreplate renewed 1996
Keel & centreline bolts renewed 1985
Lower rudder pin renewed 1995
Seacock bolts renewed 2006


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

Bunk cushions & back rests renewed 2007

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Log & Echosounder NASA
Garmin colour chart plotter (Brand new)
Wind speed & Direction (New)
DSC-VHF (wired to GPS)
New sterngear
All navigation equipment 2007 and new wiring

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

Anchor windlass
1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain
Tiller Cover & Forehatch Cover.
Doghouse cover (2007)
Boom gallows
Steel Cradle (1995)

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Fire Extinguishers - 3

Broker's Comments

This Purbrook Heron which is a high quality centreboard cruiser built by Rossiter Yachts in 1968 has undergone an extensive refit over the last 2 years, as the current owner would say ....
"a small fortune spent on her" unfortunately a lack of time to actually use her force this sale ! so new owners and home are being sort. Details include 2 berth+ pipecot, galley with new hob and grill, new heads, new upholstery, new cockpit, new doghouse cover, new tan sails.......etc etc.....
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Rossiter Yachts Bermudan Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Adrian of Boatshed Poole. 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.