1987 Cornish Crabbers Pilot Cutter 30
Sale Pending

Price

£70,000

Year

1987

Length

39 ft (9.14m)

Location

Levington

The Cornish Crabbers Pilot Cutter is the flag ship model, that has been in production since the mid 1980's. Her beautiful and classic lines, along with her well mannered performance, makes this boat a fantastic modern classic. 'Echo' has been in the same ownership since 2004 and is presented in excellent condition. This is a beautiful boat that is a testament to the owners and the time, effort and expense they have put into her.  Notable features include 24V bow thruster, professional Coppercoat in 2021 plus hull/deck/lockers/rubbing strake/gunwhale repainted or recoated where necessary professionally in 2023. 

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Description

Specification

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Basic Boat Information

Make

Cornish Crabbers

Model

Pilot Cutter 30

Price

£70,000

Condition

Used

Year

1987

Construction

Fiberglass

Keel Type

Full Keel

Dimensions

Length

30 ft

Length Overall

39 ft

Beam

9.58 ft

Max Draft

5.25 ft

Displacement

6,350 kg

Engines/Speed

Engines

1

Engine Make

Yanmar

Engine Model

3GM30F

Drive

Direct

Fuel

diesel

Engine Power

27 horsepower

Type

Inboard

Engine Year

1990

Tanks

Fuel Tanks

1

Fuel Tank Capacity

64 l

Water Tanks

1

Water Tank Capacity

100 l

Accommodation

Offering 6 berths in a traditional layout. Up forward is a double V-berth with the heads located neatly underneath. Marine toilet, wash basin with manually pumped cold water. In the saloon there are two single settees either side of a fixed, single drop leaf saloon table. The saloon converts in to a spacious double. Small chart table, port forward part of the saloon with the solid fuel stove opposite. 

Behind the saloon seating and to port is the galley basin with a manually pumped cold water supply. Opposite to starboard is the SMEV four burner gas hob & oven. Good storage around the saloon 

In the port and starboard quarters are two very comfortable quarter berths with plenty of stowage underneath. Good ventilation throughout. Blue patterned upholstery. 100 litre water capacity in a flexible tank. WOOD BURNING STOVE.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit sole is the 1990 Yanmar 3GM30F marine diesel engine. 27hp, 3 cylinders, freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft driven to a fixed 3 bladed propeller. Single lever controls. 64 litre stainless steel fuel tank. Two Racor fuel filters, switchable. Portable diesel fuel polishing 12V with parts for permanent installation.

Maxpower 24 volt bow thruster.

Electrical Systems
  • Two 12 volt domestic batteries 
  • One 12 volt engine start battery
  • Two 12 volt bow thruster batteries connected in series to make 24 volt
  • Alternator charging with (to be fitted) Sterling Power charge controller (protects alternator as well). 
  • Inverter
  • 240volt shore power system with outlets and RCD protection
Spars & Sails

Gaff rigged cutter. Wooden spars all revarnished in September 2023 (Mast replaced in 2004 by Collars). Deckstepped mast in a tabernacle. Stainless steel standing rigging (2017). Terylene running rigging (2017). Four Harken 16 self tailing sheet winches. Two Harken halyard winches. Davey & Co headsail furling systems. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks.

  • Mainsail 
  • Staysail 
  • Jib 
Deck Equipment
  • Davey & Co manual anchor windlass
  • Bruce anchor with approximately 60 metres of chain
  • CQR kedge anchor
  • Mainsail cover
  • Various fenders and warps
  • Boarding ladder
  • Boat hook
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Autohelm Tri-data - wind, speed & log
  • Clipper wireless windspeed instrument
  • VHF
  • Simrad TP32 tiller pilot (needs fitting)
  • AIS receiver
  • GPS
  • LED deck bicolour and masthead tricolour navigation lights
  • Clock & barometer
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Floating light
  • SEAGO 6 person life raft (requires service)
  • Manual bilge pump
Construction

Cornish Crabbers Pilot Cutter, designed by Roger Dongray. Hull was moulded by Cornish Crabbers in 1990 and delivered to her first owner called Bill Williams who was shipwright and cabinet maker. GRP hull, topsides painted by Suffolk Yacht Harbour in 2023. The hull under the waterline was copper coated by Suffolk Yacht Harbour in 2020. Traditional long keel with steel centre plate. Epoxy sheathed plywood decks which were repainted by Suffolk Yacht Harbour in 2023. Plywood sheathed coachroof. Plywood epoxy sheathed cockpit. Tiller steering to a keel hung rudder. Deep protected cockpit.

DISCLAIMER

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.

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