25ft Cheverton Caravelle Bermudan Sloop,1965

Price Details

Price: £5,950 GBP
Location: N.Fambridge, Essex GB
Make: Cheverton
Year: 1965
Condition: Restored, very good
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel


Carabella, is a modern Classic built in 1965. Designed along the lines of a Scandinavian Folkboat by David Cheverton, She is a Mark III version of type.
She has been beautifully maintained and restored by her present owner and is in excellent condition. Adaptions and modifications have been carried out to her rigging so that lead all the rigging and the controls are in the cockpit.
An easily handled seagoing yacht, capable of offshore passages, in all weathers.
Her shallow draft she makes an ideal cruiser for beginners to potter around in.
Presently ashore. Mooring paid up to June 2021.


Nominal Length: 7.62m
Length Of Deck: 7.47m
Length At Water Line: 5.79m

Beam: 2.44m
Draft: 1.12m
Air Draft: 7.92m
Max Draft: 1.12m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 litres
Water Tank Capacity: 25 litres
Displacement: 4.00 Tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Engine Power: 10hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 4
Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 3


4 Berths in 2 cabins – 2 opposing long settee berths, berth cushions replaced, 2 x singles in the fore peak

Berth cushions are not onboard, fore peak used as the sail store and the heads, a sea toilet, sited between the berths under the fore hatch.
Privacy curtain.
Headroom below 5ft 8ins
Galley sink with manually pumped cold water. Flexi water tank
opposite there is a new Origo parrafin double burner.


Builder: David Cheverton & Partners (Production) Ltd Cowes Isle of Wight
Designer: David Cheverton
Boat Name: Carabella of Wight


Hull Material: Wood
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 8: knots


Engine Description: Beta Marine 10 hp twin cylinder diesel engine.
New propeller shaft and cutlass bearing
Triple bladed propeller
Stainless steel fuel tank with filters.
Flexible solar panels across the aft deck , trickle charge the batteries.
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive



Constructed with Mahogany stripped plank on laminated Oak frames, She has marine plywood decks sheathed and painted. She has a pleasing shear line and a steeply raked stern.

Transom hung rudder. Cast iron Long ballast keel. She was built to Lloyds specifications.
2018-19 Hull below the water line was completely stripped and then it was given 4 x coats of epoxy resin, primer coat and 2 x coats of antifouling. New anodes.


8ft GRP dinghy included in the sale.
CQR anchor and chain through hawse pipe to chain locker in forepeak.
Electric anchor windlass
Staff holder, staff for ensign
Outboard bracket attached to the pushpit.

Rig & Sails: Main sail and furling jib, new in 2012, both in very good condition.
2 x head sails, one hank on, a new Plastimo 850 furler system, unfitted.
Loose footed main sail with new lazy jacks and stack pack system.
Alloy mast with varnished Spruce boom.
Stainless steel standing rigging
2 x Lewmar winches with self tailers.

Navigation Equipment:

Tricolour masthead light.
Tiller steering.
Lowrance chart plotter,
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment:

Pushpit and pulpit.
Grab rails on coach roof.
Horse shoe life ring
Boarding Ladder