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Newbridge Pioneer 26 Classic

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7.87m (25'10")



Underwater profile
Bilge keels


1 x Diesel 18hp, Volvo Penta 2002 (1986)



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Extra Details

Designer Bill Dixon
Builder Newbridge Yachts Ltd
Lying Suffolk
Fuel capacity 54.6 ltr (12.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 15.0 ltr (3.3 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 14/05/1999


Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta 2002 (1986)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


LOA 7.87m (25'10")
LWL 6.25m (20'6")
Beam 2.74m (9'0")
Draft Min 0.91m (3'0")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Displacement 2,667kg (5,880.7lbs)
Storage On marina



Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1986) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Mainsail - Slab (unknown year) 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)


Sails are in good condition and should be ok for a few years cruising around the coast

Electrical Systems


12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge keels
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Curtains tick
Pressurised water system tick
Non-Smokers tick


2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick


1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence Hyspeed windlass
1 anchors
(CQR 20 Lb)
40.00m (131'3") of chain
Never been in the water dinghy (2003)
2.2hp outboard, Suzuki, Short Shaft (2003)

Safety Equipment

Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick


1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Suffolk are pleased to offer this Newbridge Pioneer for sale, they are great starter boats or ideal for a small family who want to get into sailing, she has been in the same ownership for the last 15 years and looks like they have loved her during this time and only selling due to ill health. they are a good layout inside and sail well so all in all a good all rounder and good value.

This Newbridge Pioneer 26 Classic has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan Nash of Boatshed Suffolk. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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