25ft Gaff Cutter, Colne Marine Ltd, 1960

Her new livery colours, 2014

Sailing on the River Deben some years ago.

New refurbished internal livery, bright and clean.

Price Details

Price: £9,750 GBP
Location: Rye, East Sussex GB
Year: 1960
Condition: Well maintained, fully functional
Category: Sail
Class: Antique and Classics
Keel Type: Full Keel

Builder: 25ft Colne Marine Gaff Cutter
Designer: Colne Marine & Yacht Co.
Boat Name: Patient Griselda


Hull Material: Carvel wooden planked, Refreshed paintwork and bright work,
iInternally and externally, new livery colours…
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6: knots


A very attractive 25ft Gaff Cutter. Designed by Hardings of Wivenhoe and built by Colne Marine.
She has spent most of her life on the East Coast. Her present owner actually keeps her and himself sailing from Rye in East Sussex whilst working on a much larger project of his…..
She has been kept in her original layout and features. Deck stepped solid varnished Spruce mast, bowsprit, gaff and boom.
Recommendations of her last survey have all been attended too.
A very sound investment, Kept in commission and ready to go…..


Nominal Length: 7.47 m
Length Overall: 7.47 m
Length At Water Line: 6.53 m

Beam: 2.59 m
Draft: 0.99 m
Max Draft: 0.99 m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 8 gallons
Displacement: 5.00 tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 : knots
Engine Power: 11hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 2
Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Original fit out two opposing settee berths, much has been painted to brighten her internal environment
Baby Blake rebuilt 2014 in the fore peak
Curtains at the bronze port lights,
fabric upholstery, curtains and cushions ” Shabby chic”. Drop leaf dining table.
Miscellaneous crockery and cutlery.
2 burner portable canister gas hob.


Engine Model: Lister Dursley
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: 2 cylinder, air cooled diesel engine with a Lister manual.
Single lever, hand throttle
new fitted 2014 1 inch prop shaft, bearing with a rope cutter,
a single 3 bladed propeller R/H 13×10
Volt meter/ignition light/stop and run switch and start button.

A new outboard 2014
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive

Deck Equipment:

Manual anchor winch galvanised chain and CQR anchor
Mooring cleats and mooring bollard.
Fore hatch and sliding hatch to cabin
Rope traditional rope fenders
Mooring warps

Navigation Equipment:

Rudder and tiller
Garmin GPS
Auto helm autopilot
Echo sounder.
clock and barometer
Sestral through bulkhead compass

Safety Equipment:

Electric and manual bilge pumps.
Push pit/ pulpit stanchions and guard wires.
Gas detector
2 x dry powder extinguishers