25ft Itchen Ferry, 1923, Gaff cutter

Price Details

Price: £15,995 GBP
Location: Yarmouth, Isle of Wight GB
Make: Itchen Ferry
Year: 1923
Condition: Presently in immaculate condition, complete restoration in 2000
Category: Classic Yacht
Class: Gaff Cutter
Keel Type: Full Keel


Originally an inshore fishing boat “Onward” was converted to a pleasure yacht.

She has had renowned owners, all is well documented. In 2000 she underwent a complete restoration, carried out by Traditional Sail….

Location: Yarmouth Harbour, Isle of Wight, Hampshire
Designer: A.J. White


Wooden, carvel planked Pitch pine on Oak, painted topsides.  Teak decks. Varnished timber spars. Keel steeped mast.

Bowsprit retracts inboard when on a marina mooring. Open deep aft cockpit, Tiller steering. deep open aft  cockpit.

All traditional rigging, mast hoops.  New bowsprit.  New staysail.
Keel: Long keel, deep forefoot
Fuel: diesel
Engine: Yanmar 2GM, 20hp
Engine Hours: 500


Nominal Length: 7.62m
Length Overall: 9.45m
Length Of Deck: 7.62m
Length At Water Line: 7.47m

Beam: 2.74m
Draft: 1.21m


Berths: 2
Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4

Two settee berths, button backed leather covering. Reconditioned Baby Blake heads in the fore peak.  Fore hatch to deck.

Glass mushroom sky lights set into the teak deck.

Navigation station with chart table and seating. Opposite is a small galley area. Single butane gas hob, a fridge and a small sink.


Builder: W Mollett
Designer:  A.J.White
Boat Name: Onward of ITO


Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 7: knots


Engine Model: Yanmar 2GM, 20hp, just 500 hours
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive, bow thruster.

Cruising Speed: 5 knots, Made to measure 70 litre diesel fuel tank. 2 Heavy duty batteries.


CD / Radio Player
Navionics GPS, Chart Plotter
B&G Chartplotter, Speed, Depth and Wind systems incl. two new cockpit repeaters.
VHF Radio
New Eberspacher heater and exhaust system.
Shore Power
Bilge pump
Safety Life Ring