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Samson Marine Vancouver Sea Baron

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Boat REF# 77255
removed from sale
Length 17.07m (56'0")
Year 1980
Construction Ferro Cement
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 9
Engine 1 x diesel 180hp, Gardner 5LW (1980)
Lying Suffolk


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Extra Details

Designer Samson Marine
Builder Samson Marine
Lying Suffolk
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,362.0 ltr (299.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 454.6 ltr (100.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 180hp
Engine make and model Gardner 5LW (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 5.0 ltr (1.1 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots
Generator output 4.5KVA

72 hours only on the Gardner engine!


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 17.07m (56'0")
LWL 15.24m (50'0")
Beam 5.49m (18'0")
Draft Min 1.88m (6'2")
Draft Max 1.88m (6'2")
Displacement 32,000kg (70,560.0lbs)
Headroom 1.91m (6'3")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

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


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (1980)
Headsail - Furling (1980)
Other sails Main (unknown year)
Main (unknown year)
Headsail (unknown year)
Headsail (unknown year)
Storm (unknown year)
Storm (unknown year)

There are three complete sets of sails included in the sale.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 8 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Ferro Cement
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish

Lloyds certificated build documentation available.


Total # of berths 9
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 3
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Microwave tick

Bath, Full-size cooker also installed, everything is either new or as good as.

4 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Weather fax tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Davits tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

2 halyard winches
Electric Lofrans windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(Danforth & CQR)
0.00m (0'0") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Fume detector tick
Liferaft tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

4 bilge pumps (1 manual / 3 electric)

Broker's Comments

A fully equipped, blue water ketch-rigged cruiser for those faraway shores or those closer to home.
This Samson Sea Baron has recently been completed and is now a sail-away yacht for the lucky new owner.
A fantastic specification, certified hull and Gardiner engine all at a very reasonable asking price.
To view this Samson Sea Baron located in North Suffolk, give Steve a call at Boatshed Suffolk on 01502 558055.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Samson Marine Vancouver Sea Baron has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Edington of Boatshed Suffolk. 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.