Nicola of Bosham

Vessel Name

Nicola of Bosham

Vessel Type

Sailing Yacht

Vessel Price


Short Description


Nicholson 26, 1969

Hull number: 37619, SSR registration: 60944

Built by Burne's Shipyard, Bosham.

A classic Nicholson 26, with long keel, renowned for being well built and having good cruising capability.  Monitor self steering gear fitted and Yanmar 2YM15 engine.





Four berths in two cabins:

Forepeak with sail storage and heads and V-infill double bunk

Saloon with two settee berths 

Galley with Oriao paraffin cooker

Navigation area opposite galley

Sink and worktop space

Storage facilities for provisions etc


Construction & Build

GRP hull and deck with marine ply structural bulkheads; hull gritblasted below waterline and Hempels SFE 2000 epoxy system applied 2010; hardwood trims;

Sails and spars

Aluminium mast and boom • Spinnaker pole • Furlex • Main sail, new from Sanders Sails 2012 • Roller reefing genoa, new from Sanders Sails 2012 • Detachable inner forestay • Storm jib Boom cover

Gear and safety

2 Lewmar 30 winches in cockpit, new 2013 • Lewmar anchor windlass - new 2016 • Seago offshore liferaft - new 2005, regularly serviced • Jabsco heads • Oriao 3000 paraffin stove • Fire extinguisher • Clock and barometer • Sprayhood (needs attention) • Dodgers • Auto bilge pump • Manual bilge pump • Electric lights in saloon and forepeak • Paraffin lamp in saloon • Stainless steel fuel tank • Various warps and fenders • CQR 35 lb anchor • 2 back up anchors • Boathooks, deck brush •


Yanmar 2YM15 engine, new 2006; tiller steering (new tiller 2017)


Clipper Duet log and echo sounder, new 2010 • Garmin GPS152 • GPS Nasa depth sounder, new 2016 • Monitor self steering gear, new 2011 • elderly electronic self steerer available •


Length overall: 26' 4" • Beam: 7' 7" • Draft 5' 6"

General Comments

A well used and well loved Nicholson 26.  Current owner has kept her equipment well maintained with annual engine service and instrument upgrades over the years.  Benefits from Monitor self steering gear.


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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