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Sailing Yacht

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Short Description

Cornish Crabber 24, 2006

Designed by Roger Dongrey and built by Cornish Crabbers.  The iconic Cornish Crabber 24 is a fantastic family cruising boat with spacious accommodation and a good sized cockpit.  Seaworthy, attractive traditional gaff cutter.  Powerful and practically designed, suitable for single handed cruising, with beauty, strength, safety and easy manoeuvrability.  Long keeled sailing boat with Yanmar 3M inboard engine.






Sleeps up to three in open plan saloon with U-shaped seating and a drop down central table which converts as a base for the infill.  Quarter berth to starboard with a chart table/galley sink and cool box under.

Heads to port as you come down the companionway.

Good sized galley forward of heads with gimballed Plastimo Neptune 2 burner grill and gas hob stove, upgraded appliance fittings by a Corgi registered fitter.

Green velour upholstery cushions, new 2012, and custom towels to match.

Crockery and cutlery.

Jabsco marine heads.

Construction & Build

Designed by Roger Dongrey and built by Cornish Crabbers in 2006 from hand laid G.R.P. • Cream hull and deck with internal G.R.P mouldings and plywood bulkheads • hand laid G.R.P deck and coachroof through fastened hull to deck joint with teak rubbing strake. • Encapsulated ballast keel • Keel hung rudder with cut out for stern gear • Epoxied from new • Hull Coppercoated from new

Sails and spars

Gaff rigged cutter design with varnished wooden spars and bowsprit. • Deck stepped Collars mast in tabernacle • Stainless steel standing rigging • Retractable bowsprit • Slab reefing main • Harken furling system led back to the cockpit • Terylene running rigging • Spinlock Jammers • 4x Harken 8 sheet winches • 2x Harken 8 Halyard Winches • Barton Genoa tracks • Sails by Jeckells in tan coloured Dacron: • Mainsail • Jib - new 2017 • Staysail - new sail available but not fitted • Jackyard • Topsail

Gear and safety

Safety Equipment • Life bouy • Cockpit harness eye • Manual bilge pump • Electric bilge pump • 2x Fire extinguishers (manual) • Radar reflector • New gas fitments and Safety Certificate in 2015 Deck Equipment • 12 kg CQR type galvanised anchor with chain • Simpson Lawrence manual anchor windlass • Kedge anchor with chain and warp • Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit, stanchions and guard wires • Fitted green vinyl cockpit cushions • Stainless steel boarding ladder • Removable cockpit table • Burgundy mainsail cover • Fenders and warps • Ensign and staff


Yanmar 3 YM 18 Hp three cylinder freshwater cooled diesel engine on a shaft coupled to a three blade fixed propeller and rope cutter. • Spur rope cutter • Yanmar 3YM20 3 cylinder diesel engine with approx 250 hrs use • Freshwater cooled • 12 Volt electrical system with engine and domestic batteries new in 2013 with separate with isolator switch • 2x 12 volt charging sockets • 12 v Solar charger • Alternator charging system


Well appointed with the addition of an AIS receiver in 2012 • Suunto Compass • Simrad RD68 DSC VHFRadio • Raymarine ST60 Tridata combined echo sounder • Lowrance HDS5 M GPS colour chartplotter new 2010 • Raymarine ST2000 autopilot new 2010 • Navigation lights • Clock & barometer • A.I.S receiver new in 2012 (better than a Radar) and radar reflector


Length overall: 30'6; 9.3m • Length over deck: 24'; 7.32m • Beam 8'6; 2.59m • Draft 3'6; 1.07m • Displacement 3550 kg

General Comments

A much loved and well cared for Cornish Crabber.  Andante spent the first 4 years of her life under cover in a shed and was then only lightly used by her previous owner.  A pretty, seaworthy boat, compact and comfortable. Well maintained by her current owners and in excellent condition. Last survey 2012.

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The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel / equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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