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Cheverton Crusader 27 Sloop, Scimitar, Lying Suffolk

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Cheverton Crusader 27 Sloop, Scimitar, for sale

Scimitar is a Cheverton Crusader built and designed by David Cheverton and Partners, Newport, IOW, in 1961. Construction is Mahogany, Strip Plank on Oak frames, with a Mahogany and marine ply superstructure. Her coachroof and decks are glass sheathed. She has an Iron keel. A sample of two keelbolts were inspected 2004 and found fine. 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  27ft 3ins 8.31m
Waterline Length  20ft 6ins 6.25m
Beam  8ft 3ins 2.52m
Draft  4ft 3ins 1.3m
Sail Area 416sq ft  38.7sq m
Displacement 5.12 tons 5,200kg
Thames Tonnage 6


V berths in the forepeak - with infill
Galley to port
Heads to starboard
Settee berths either side of main saloon with table in between
Chart table to port
Table and drawer to starboard

Rig, Sails and Spars

Masthead Bermudan sloop rig
Timber Spars
Stainless steel standing rigging
Mainsail (East Coast Sails)
Furling Genoa

Profurl B29 headsail reefing (2006)No 2 Jib
Cruising Chute
Storm Jib
Tufnol sheet winches

Deck Equipment

25lb CQR Bower anchor on 27m chain
Danforth kedge anchor + ~4m chain + warp
Steering compass
Spray dodgers

Cockpit cover
Deck mop
Boat hook
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Cockpit cushions

Hatch cover

General Equipment

Clock and barometer

Two Oil Lamps
Plastimo 2000 two hob + grill gas cooker
Manual pumped cold water to galley (current owner does not use this)
NB gas locker is sealed - does not drain overboard - but has gas detector installed in it. 
TMC Marine toilet


Nanni 3.75HE 3-cylinder 21hp Marine diesel ( 2007)
Drives 3-blade bronze propeller


Water - 2 gallon plastic container
Diesel - 25 litres

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12 Volt 100AH batteries (2006 and 2007)


Nasa Clipper echo sounder
Simrad RD68 DSC VHF radiotelephone

Echo sounder swings out into companion way

Stowe Log/ speedo (may need attention)
Domestic broadcast receiver
Navigation lights
Interior lights
Anchor light
Shore power (lead only)

Safety Gear


Manual bilge pump
2 x fire extinguishers (in date)


Gas detector with sensors in Gas locker and bilge
Lifebuoy + light
Radar reflector
Boarding ladder
Fire Blanket
Flares (2009)
First aid kit


Previous Bill of sale
Instruction manuals for Engine, VHF radio, Depth sounder

Shore Gear

     Cheverton Crusader 27 Sloop, Scimitar, for sale

Avon Redcrest dinghy + oars and pump
All over winter cover

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - all rights reserved.