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1987 Cornish Crabbers Shrimper 19

Levington, United Kingdom


Reduced from £9,750 to only £7,500

The Cornish Shrimper is a superb family day boat with lifting keel and rudder, which is easily sailed with a gaff rigged mainsail and furling jib. The mast can be lowered easily and the boat can be trailed behind a family car. This example has a road trailer which was completely reconditioned in 2022.

Viewing by appointment at Suffolk Office (IP10 0LN) - 01473 659681

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Boat Name: Shrimpy
Make: Cornish Crabbers
Model: Shrimper 19
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Cornish Crabbers
Designer: Roger Dongray
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Lifting Keel


Length: 19 ft
Length Overall: 19'3 ft
Waterline Length: 17'6 ft
Beam: 7'2 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft
Min Draft: 1'6 ft
Displacement: 1,065 kg
Ballast: 317 kg
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Suzuki
  • Model: 6
  • Fuel: Unleaded
  • Engine Power: 6hp
  • Type: Outboard 4 Stroke
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Other
  • Year: 2016
Cruising Speed: 4 kn
Maximum Speed: 5 kn


Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 5 L



Suffolk - Clarke & Carter
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Levington
Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP10 0LN
Tel:+44 (0)1473 659681

  • Two berths in cabin with 4' 6" sitting headroom
  • Portapotti chemical toilet
  • Single burner alcohol stove
  • Stainless steel basin
  • Water container
  • Vinyl berth cushions
  • Wooden slats to hull sides.
  • Blue headlining. 
  • Radio/CD player
Mechanical Systems
  • Located in engine well. 2016, Suzuki 6hp outboard motor. Last professionally serviced in April 2022.
  • 12V battery charging via engine and solar panel.
Spars & Sails
  • Gaff rigged sloop
  • Wooden spars with 2016 mast
  • Bowsprit, which is removable in a marina, but extends by 3' from the bow
  • Tabernacle & boom crutch
  • Slab reefing to mainsail
  • Terylene running rigging, led aft to the cockpit. Mainsheet traveller.
  • Headsail furling system
  • Bearing out spar
  • Standard tan sails - mainsail and furling jib, both 2015. 
  • Original sails available
Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • Mainsail cover in white
  • Cockpit cover
  • Cockpit awning
  • Spray hood in tan
  • Cockpit dodgers in blue
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Four fenders and various warps
  • Tiller extension
  • Tiller brake
Navigation Equipment
  • Raymarine BiData log/echo sounder
  • Wind instrument
  • VHF radio
  • Deck level navigation lights
  • Masthead anchor/motoring light


Safety Equipment
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Fire blanket
  • Manual bilge pump x 2
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Built by Cornish Crabbers Ltd in 1987. 
  • Hull No.239
  • Green GRP hull with light grey coachroof
  • Moulded non-slip decks with grey Treadmaster on cabin top
  • Tiller steering
  • Galvanised steel lifting keel and twin bilge keels for drying
  • Lifting transom hung rudder
  • Stainless steel rails, stanchions and guard wires.
  • Teak hand rails and hull rubbing strakes.
  • Last surveyed on 2022 and all recommendation carried out.
  • Galvanised single axle road trailer with winch, braked.
  • New main axle, road wheels, jockey wheel and lighting board 2022/3

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.