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Fairey Fisherman

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Boat REF# 5031
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.23m (27'0")
Year 1966
Construction Other
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp, Perkins 4107 (1966)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Alan Bernard
Builder Fairey Marine
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 120.0 ltr (26.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/09/2000


Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4107 (1966)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Dual water circuit cooled.
Insert Socket for emergency tiller


LOA 8.23m (27'0")
Beam 2.44m (8'0")
Draft Min 0.69m (2'3")
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1966) with stainless steel standing rigging (2000)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail - Roller boom (1966)

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: Alternator via three position switch


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Construction Other
Underwater profile Long keel

The hull is cold moulded and is long keel with bilge plates therefore she can take the ground.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
All-over cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Moyle windlass
2 anchors
(CQR, Fisherman)

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Horn tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

The ever popular Fairey Fisherman, has a reputation for being an extremely stable boat, it has suprisingly spacious accommodation and a powerful engine. This Fairey Fisherman is being renovated during a long term project, and comes with a photographic record of the renovation plus original blue prints. Items included:
Superstructure and decks sheathed with FG then gloss painted white and anti-slip blue. Hull is currently being painted & woodwork revarnished. Replacement windows & renovated deadlights. Spray hood & Cockpit cover on S/S tubes, Sail cover. All Brightwork renewed. Generator replaced by Alternator
Wiring renewed. Keel bolts renewed
Heat exchanger renovation included new end plates. All water hoses renewed
S/S Diesel tank and Water tank. Change to S/S rigging. Roller reefing to fore sail

See "more photos" to view 26 internal and external photos of this vessel. Photographs, analysis and comments by Mike Booth of Boatshed Essex.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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