25ft Birchwood Interceptor 25, 150hp engine

Price Details

Price: £6, 950 GBP
Location: Maylandsea, Essex GB
Make: Birchwood, Interceptor 25
Year: 1979
Condition: Fair, requires some cosmetic attention.
Category: Power
Class: Power Cruisers
Keel Type: Other

Passenger Capacity: 4

Boat Name: Blue Sapphire


Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Semi Displacement
Hull Speed: 12 knots


This boat requires some internally refurbishment, some updating ( down to personal choice) . She is in fair physical / cosmetic condition for her age. Some wear and tear to be expected.
Owner has used her as his Retreat, installing a quadraphonic sound system, a TV etc.
He is wanting to downsize, a keen seller,  to someone who’d understand what they are taking on.

The engine has been well maintained and regularly run up.


Nominal Length: 7.62m
Length At Water Line: 7.47m

Beam: 2.82m
Draft: 0.91m
Air Draft: 2.59m
Max Draft: 0.91m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 100litres, new plastic tank installed
Water Tank Capacity: 50litres, plastic drum under the galley sink.
Displacement: 4.5tonnes
Cruising Speed: 6 knots  Maximum speed  12hp
Engine Power: 125hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 4,  Cabin: 1 plus a fully fitted Canvas awning with windows and zip up sections,  over the cockpit and helm position behind a fixed spray screen.
Heads: 1 ( Jabsco Sea toilet,  wash basin in separate compartment. )



Engine Model: Volvo Penta 31P   150hp, aquatic sterndrive.
Fuel Type: diesel
Sited aft under the cockpit sole. Wheel steering forward facing portside helm position  (shelter deck over head).
New plastic fuel tank sited under the cockpit sole.
Engine Transmission Description: Stern drive



Moulded GRP
Large lifting forehatch in the foredeck, a large storage area in the forepeak.
Single glazing around the accommodation and spray screen aluminium frames.
Accommodation: He has altered the accommodation layout adding a forward bulkhead,. where there were twin single berths moulded into the hull. so as to create a large storage area.
dividing off the foredeck.
The main cabin has a good sized dinette with fixed seating and a pedestal dining table, infill cushioning to convert into a double berth.

Additional overnight guests could sleep across the forward bulkhead or on the aft seating under the canvas in the cockpit with PVC covered berth cushioning. Good standing headroom in the cabin.
Upholstery covered settee cushions. Separate heads compartment with a Jabsco sea toilet, a small wash basin.


Swim Platform. detachable boarding ladder.
Pair of davits for a tender. Outboard bracket attached the transom.
Fitted dark blue fitted awning over the aft seating area/ the cockpit Helm position
and the secure entrance to the internal accommodation.
Large solar panel, communication and navigation aerials,  attached to the shelter deck roof.
A fully fitted canvas awning with windows over the the whole cockpit area. Deck Light.
Stainless galley sink. Cold water only. Under a lifting counter top is a Flavel double burner gas hob (one burner requires attention).

Assorted fenders and mooring warps.

Safety Equipment:

stainless steel grabrails on the coach roof
Stainless pulpit, a single s/s rail with stanchions. around foredeck and side decks
Fire blanket.
Carbon monoxide and gas sniffers.
A secure and vented gas locker under the aft seating.
Auxiliary engine bracket attached to transom



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