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Cornish Crabber 24
The Cornish Crabber 24 takes the Cornish Crabber range well into the offshore cruising market. Her fixed 3’6” draught makes her less of a creak crawler than her little sisters but makes her a serious channel explorer. The gaff cutter sail plan of the Cornish Crabber 24 comes with an option to add a topsail which is outstanding on regatta days. Standard jib and staysail winches make her easily managed with headsail rollers as standard.
Below decks in the Cornish Crabber 24, you benefit from full standing headroom and the optional fold down forward bulkhead can make provision for up to 5 berths (2 doubles and a single). There is room for an oven and grill so long term cruising in comfort is a reality.
Built to order, with your choice of hull and deck colours, the Cornish Crabber 24 is the dream of many gaff sailors who want the looks of a wooden boat but without the worry of maintaining the paint & varnish work.
|Length over deck:||24' 6|
|Length overall:||30' 6|
|Length waterline:||20' 9|
|Sail area:||397 Ft²|
RCD Category B
Hand laid GRP hull, deck and interior mouldings. Standard colours are Off White, Oxford Blue and British Racing Green with the hull top plank in a contrasting colour as a standard option. The hull and deck joint is by way of a 'biscuit tin' joint with plexus / GRP bonding . Twin external solid teak rubbing bands. Laminated plywood rudder with stainless steel hangings and tiller hood. Wooden tiller.
Yanmar 3YM20 inboard diesel engine with 63ltr fixed stainless steel tank and associated engineering and stern gear. Fixed 3 blade propeller. Dedicated engine starting battery and house battery with isolation switch, electric switch panel and fuel gauge.
Choice of varnish or painted interior finish and teak trim. Internal cushions with optional colours.
Manual and electric automatic bilge pump, fire extinguisher, opening forward hatch, galley complete with double burner with grill, manual water pump and stainless steel sink with navigation table cover. 3 / 5 berth options. Heads complete with marine toilet.
Stainless steel mooring cleats and samson post with retracting bow sprit. Strong stainless steel tabernacle. Three round ports into cabin space. Sliding GRP hatch garage with varnished wooden wash boards. Top quality deck gear with adjustable sail trimming cars and tracks and associated jammers. Two tone deck option as standard.
The main mast and spars are from Sitka Spruce, treated with Sikkens as standard. The standing rigging is in 1 x 19 stainless wire and all bespoke mast fittings are in stainless steel. Sails are available in dark tan or cream and include mainsail, jib & staysail with both headsails on rolling wire luffs . Navigation lights.Mainsail Cover. The standard specification offers a boat that if launched, could be sailed away.
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