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Snapdragon 24

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Boat REF# 46527
This boat has been sold
Length 7.40m (24'3")
Year 1969
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 10hp, Volvo (1969)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Thames Marine
Builder Thames Marine
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Volvo (1969)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 4 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots

Rutland 503 Wind Generator. new 2005.
Engine professionally overhauled in 2006, new mounts, new prop etc. Receipts available.


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.40m (24'3")
LWL 6.10m (20'0")
Beam 2.50m (8'2")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Displacement 2,500kg (5,512.5lbs)
Headroom 1.82m (6'0")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1969) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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

Standing rigging check by the boatyard every season, mast taken down most years.
Spinnaker Pole.
All sails are in servicable condition, the three headsails all fit the furling gear.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: wind generator


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


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Manual water system tick

Sea Toilet new 2004.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Seafarer 501 Depth.
NASA 5600 VHF.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 anchors
(CQR Type)
5.00m (16'5") of chain
10.00m (32'10") of rode
Inflatable 2.3m dinghy (2006)
2.5hp outboard, Honda 4 Stroke (2006)
Outboard hardly used less than 4hrs.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Swim ladder tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Fire Extinguisher

Broker's Comments

The Snapdragon 24 is a popular small family bilge keeler with spacious accommodation and headroom.
In good condition and with a recently overhauled engine this one is well worth a look.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Snapdragon 24 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.