1985 Cheverton 27, IDEAL LAUNCH, FERRY or CLUB BOAT, 2010 38hp Nanni diesel, lots of safety gear, currently licenced to carry 12 passengers, afloat and ready to go!
1985. GRP construction with white topsides, forward wheelhouse and GRP foredeck with large open aft cockpit, self draining, engine box, long keel.
Designed by David Cheverton and built on the Isl of Wight by Cheverton Workboats (Fairey).
Nanni 38hp 3-cylinder inboard diesel engine installed new in 2010. Engine maintained and serviced every year. Shaft drive to fixed 3 blade propeller, remote throttle control in wheelhouse. Engine spares including filters. PSS shaft seal, Herth gearbox.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12v batteries with battery charge indicator. 2.8 KW 4 stroke generator with battery charging facility.
Pulpit, hand rails, stainless steel boarding ladder, 4 sampson posts, current charts of the Colne and Blackwater. Bruce anchor with chain, kedge anchor, tow line, heaving line, boat hook, bucket, mooring warps and fenders.
Binnacle compass, Clipper Duet echo sounder & log, Icom ICM323 DSC VHF radio, 5" chart plotter/GPS (new 2019), radar reflector, navigation lights and sound signal device to merchant shipping regulations 1989.
2x 1.5kg Fire dry powder fire extinguishers. 2x life buoys with line of 20m and marked with vessels name, first aid kit in marked box with stowage area clearly marked, inshore flare pack, water resistant torch, 12 Maritime and coastguard DETR Approved life jackets, 2 children’s life jackets all marked with vessels name, Whale double action manual bilge pump, auto electric bilge pump.
Heads compartment with marine toilet in forepeak. Chart table. 2 burner cooker.
This vessel conforms to the Tendring District Council Restricted Boat Licence and is licensed to carry 12 passengers and therefore carries and comes all the relevant safety equipment for this certification. The Cheverton designs have been used by the Navy, Coastguard and Lifeboat services, they are extremely tough and well built sea boats. Her present owner has carried out a number of upgrades and improvements to meet insurance standards, she has been painted and antifouled June 2019.