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Jaguar 25, Bilge Keel Sloop, Thistle, Lying Essex

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Sails and Deck Gear


Jaguar 25 Bilge Keel Sloop, Thistle, For Sale

This Jaguar 25, Bilge Keel sloop, Thistle, was built by Jaguar Yachts  in 1980 to the design of Frank Butler.  The hull was epoxied below the waterline in in 1996 and professionally spray painted above the waterline in 2009. The keelbolts were inspected in 2008.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  27ft 4ins 8.33m
Length on Deck  25ft 7.62m
Waterline Length  22ft 6.7m
Beam  8ft 2ins 2.5m
Draft  3ft 2ins 0.94m
Sail Area 285sq ft 26.5m
Displacement  4300 lbs 1950kg
Ballast 2000lbs 907kg


A total of six berths
Two V  berths in the forepeak convert to a double with an infill.
Coming aft, there is the heads to port with hanging space opposite 
Then through door to main saloon with L shaped dinette to port and settee berth to starboard
The dinette table drops down to form a double berth
The Galley is to port 
And a quarterberth to starboard

Rig, Sails and Spars

Masthead sloop rig
Anodised Aluminium Spars
Stainless steel standing rigging
Mainsail, tan - Suffolk Sails 1998 -good condition
Slab reefing on mainsail
Kemp Packaway system / lazyjacks on mainsail (July 2009)
Genoa, tan - Suffolk Sails 2001 - good condition
Spare Genoa and Jib
Plastimo Roller reefing on headsail
2 x Lewmar genoa winches
Harken winch on mast

Deck Equipment

7.5kg plough anchor on 30m Calibrated chain
Lofrans manual anchor windlass (2009)
Bruce 5kg Kedge anchor
Sprayhood - (2009)

Plastimo steering compass with light
Deck mop
Boat hook
Whisker pole
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Motor sailing Cone
Mahogany cockpit grating

General Equipment

Plastimo Neptune 2000 2 hob stove + grill (2005)
GasLow indicator
Gas locker drains overboard
Jabsco Sea toilet (2009)


Volvo Penta 2001 9hp single cylinder diesel, installed 1993
Drives fixed propeller on saildrive leg


Water -  GRP moulded in hull
Diesel - Stainless steel 

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12Volt 85 AH batteries (1 -  new 2009)

Comprehensive fuse panel 
Battery condition indicator (can be switched between batteries)

JRC LCD radar 1000 


Garmin GPSmap 550  GPS / Chart plotter
Cobra Marine DSC VHF Radiotelephone 


Stowe Dataline Log / speedo / depth
Domestic portable radio

Autohelm ST2000 Autopilot
Navigation lights
Interior lights

Safety Gear


Manual Bilge pump
2 x Harness attachment points


2 x fire extinguishers (serviced 07/08)
Boarding ladder
Fire blanket
Radar reflector


Flares - not all guaranteed in-date


Steamer scarer


Previous Bill of Sale
Equipment manuals
Many equipment and service history invoices.

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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.