25ft Hunter Ranger 245, GRP Bermudan Sloop, ex demo model, bilge keels

Price Details

Price: £11,500 GBP ONO
Location: Heybridge Basin, nr Maldon, CM9 4DS Essex GB
Make: Hunter Boats
Year: 1997
Condition: Well maintained
Category: Sail
Class: Cruisers
Keel Type: Twin Keel


A 25ft GRP cruiser sailer with very bright, roomy and comfortable accommodation. She has over 6ft headroom under the main hatch / working area.
Twin bilge keels, Yanmar 9hp inboard diesel engine.
One integral cabin, 5-6 berths, Bilge keels Bermudan rig, tiller steering.
Compact easily handled family cruising yacht, good turn of speed and sails well to windward for a bilge keeler.
This example of type was used as Hunter Boats demonstration model back in 1997.
Included in the sale is her Yard trailer, 10ft a rigid dinghy and a large mooring buoy with chain/ sinker.

She has a complete inventory of gear and equipment.
Presently ashore “Ready to Launch”


Nominal Length: 7.47m
Length Overall: 7.62m
Length At Water Line: 6.40m


Beam: 2.67m
Draft: 0.99m
Max Draft: 0.99m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 litres
Water Tank Capacity: 100 litres
Displacement: 2.00 tonnes
Cruising Speed: 5 knots
Engine Power: 9hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 5/6
Cabins: 1
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 6


Builder: Hunter Boats
Designer: David Thomas
Boat Name: Dabchick


Hull Material: Fibreglass
Hull Design: Displacement
Hull Speed: 6 knots


Engine Description: Yanmar GM10 inboard diesel engine, 9hp. sited behind companionway steps and under the cockpit.

Access hatches to back of engine and shaft via the starboard aft berth.
Engine ignition panel on bulkhead to starboard of the companionway.
Tiller steering transom hung rudder.
Engine installed new in 2002, very lightly used 10-20 per annum.
Shaft driven twin bladed propeller.
4-6 knots cruising max 7knots


Moulded GRP hull moulded and built by Hunter Yachts 1997
Twin bilge keels with flat shoes.
White original gel coat colour , painted on boot top in blue and red antifouling.
Small anode of prop shaft.
Transom hung rudder with a laminated wooden tiller and extension.


Open aft self draining cock pit with opposing formed seating /lockers under.
Gas locker in the stern
Step over teak Tracmark covered bridge deck into the main cabin.
Light airy accommodation . “Heads” immediately on the left with Jabsco manual toilet and washbasin. cold only manually pumped water and hanging locker.
Sliding privacy screen. Headroom of 6ft 1ins under main hatch.
Filling the saloon is a centrally sited drop leaf dining table surrounded with settee berths. Stowage shelving behind.

Forward is a platform berth makes for a small double. Escape hatch to fore deck in the extra, tinted forward facing windows
Windows surround the cabin with curtaining.
Galley- Peninsular style worksurface with oval stainless sink. Manually pumped cold water only. Large cool box built in . A gimballed double gas hob with over and grill.
Purpose built cupboards for stores/ crockery/ glass and cutlery.
Aft and to the right of companionway is the large singe/small double berth.Tinted perspex porthole in the transom. Cabin is lined with carpeting, stowage beneath and an elasticated pocket along the side.


Yard trailer
10ft Rigid dinghy tender with a cover pair of oars and rowlocks.
Mooring Buoy strops chain and swivel


Aluminium Mast and spars.
Furling head sail.
Main sail with reefing points , sail number 001. Good condition, valeted.
Jib (furling) made new by ADM sails 2015 & a Scooper / cruising chute made by Hyde Sails both in excellent condition.
Lewmar 6 sheet winches, 2 of ,  Halyard winch
Stainless steel, standing rigging
Rope running rigging.

Navigation Equipment:

Attached to the heads bulkhead a drop down chart table and navigation station.
Lowrance Map3600 with Clipper repeater
Garmin Sat nav
Echo Map 70S
Navigation lights

Safety Equipment:

Fixed boarding ladder to the transom
stainless steel pulpit and push pit stanchions and guard wires.
Flares (OOD)
Life buoy with flashing light
Flashing locator light
2 x fire extinguishers
1 x fire blanket.
Secured sealed gas locker aft with outboard drain.