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Rossiter Yachts Curlew Sloop

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Boat REF# 51562
removed from sale
Length 9.75m (32'0")
Year 1987
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 37.5hp, Beta Four cylinder (2003)
Lying Christchurch


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Extra Details

Designer Hugh Rossiter
Builder Rossiter Yachets
Lying Christchurch
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners


Engine 1 x diesel 37.5hp
Engine make and model Beta Four cylinder (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Complete rewire in 2005.


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Length 9.75m (32'0")
Beam 3.65m (12'0")
Draft Min 1.00m (3'3")
Draft Max 1.00m (3'3")
Displacement 5,400kg (11,907.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage Dry storage


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Bermudian Sloop Other spars (2002) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1999)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail John McKillop & Co - Slab (1993)
Other sails Roller Genoa by John McKillop & Co (1997)
Storm Jib by Gowan Day Glow Orange (Hanks to 2nd f (unknown year)
Cruising chute multi coloured by John McKillop & C (1988)

Nemo Roller Reefing 2002.
Lazy 2nd forestay & Halyard with Highfield Lever.
Firdell reflector.
Whisker Pole.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 4
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick

cool box

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bimini tick

1 anchors
(CQR and Kedge)
50.00m (164'1") of chain
20.00m (65'7") of rode
Avon redcrest dinghy (1987)
2 x Fire Extinguishers
Fire Blanket

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Curlew is developed from Rossiters well liked Pintail and is a true cruising boat, uninfluenced by rating rules. She is stiff , dry and sea-kindly. Her long centre keel and moderately heavy displacement give you dependable performance in a seaway and her tank tested hull form ensures good helm balance. Her bilge keels and shallow draft means you can use the less busy shallow and drying creeks and harbours.

She has an unusual and distinctive blend of superb shipwright's woodwork on a glassfibre hull which gives her real charm and the warmth and appeal of a traditional yacht. The woodwork is so designed as to minimise its maintenance.
The raised foredeck gives splendid wide side decks and a clear deck forward, excellent both for working ship and for sun bathing.
It also gives a wonderful sense of space down below, where there are five berths. The main cabin has a double and a single berth, with lockers behind upholstered backrests; a well laid out galley with properly thought out stowage and a fixed chart table.
The high quality of the outside woodwork is repeated down below, with solid mahogany joinery nicely balanced by white enamelled bulkheads and panels. Lining covers just about all the glassfibre. Wooden handrails running the length of the cabin add the finishing touch.

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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.