Mark Cameron Yachts

Cornish Crabber 24


Lovely classic gaff rigged cutter.



Lying: Argyll, United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelCornish Crabber 24
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
LyingArgyll, United Kingdom


Hull ConstructionGRP with full length keel
Keel TypeFull keel


EngineYanmar 2GM20. 19hp 2 cylinder, naturally aspirated, directly cooled marine diesel engine. Kanzaki mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Fuel Capacity55l



The Cornish Crabber 24 with her traditional lines and rig is a greatly admired design in any marina. With the retractable bowsprit enhancing the sail area considerably her performance in all weathers is admirable while with the sprit retracted berthing prices are more reasonable.
Offering accommodation for 5 below decks the Crabber 24 is a proper little yacht with galley, heads compartment and chart table. Easily handled her shallow draft lets her crew explore waters others can’t. Laid up since the autumn of 2019 HINBA is offer with a comprehensive inventory including highlights such as:

Professionally polished topsides

Yanmar 2GM20 marine diesel engine
Gaff rig with traditional wooden spars
Garmin chart plotter
Raymarine depth souner and log
Raymarine autohelm
New staysail for 2021, never used

Lying ashore HINBA is available for immediate viewing by prior arrangement.


Hull Construction:

GRP traditional moulded single piece hull in a simulated planking style.
Full length traditional long keel.
Moulded internal structural lining forming base to furniture unit in accommodation
Hull portlights forward, port and starboard.
Hull finished externally in the original green gelcoat with white boot.
Topsides washed and professionally polished spring 2021.
Below waterline surfaces finished in black antifouling.
Deck & Superstructure Construction:
GRP traditional moulded deck with an incorporated cockpit with moulded bench seats and moulded toerail outboard.
Deck moulding finished externally in the original cream gelcoat.
Stanchion supported double tier guard wires running the length of the decks.
Port lights in elevated coachroof superstructure sides.
Solid teak grab rails on coachroof top.
Port and starboard cockpit lockers. With additional lined lazarette locker aft.
Wooden cockpit grating.
Keel & Rudder:
Traditional full length GRP moulded keel
Encapsulated ballast
Skeg hung rudder aft.


Engine & gearbox:

Yanmar 2GM20.
2 cylinder, naturally aspirated, directly cooled marine diesel engine.
Kanzaki mechanical reversing marine gearbox.
Single lever morse control
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine serviced spring 2021
Cruising speed 5.5kts
Propulsion & Steering:
Conventional stainless steel shaft
Greaser type sterngland
Fixed, 3 blade, bronze prop.
Tiller steering
Raymarine ST2000+ Tiller pilot


Voltage systems:

12VDC onboard power system
240VAC Shore power system
Shore Power:
Single 16 amp connection
Extension lead to connect to power supply
Hardwired, RCD protected
Ring main and battery charger
Battery Banks:
Battery 1 – 12VDC Lead-acid type battery 68Ah
Battery 2 - 12VDC Lead-acid type battery 96Ah
Single engine driven 12VDC alternator
Battery Charger:
Waeco Perfect Charge
240VAC – 12VDC


Fresh Water:

Manually pumped cold water only system
Manual facuet in galley
Bilge Pumps:
Manual bilge pump



Single diesel tank
Approximate capacity 55ltr
Fresh Water:
Single fresh water tank.


On Deck:

Raymarine ST40 Bi-data display (Depth and Log)
Magnetic compass
At Chart Table:
Garmin GPSMAP 276C plotter
Garmin GPSMAP 230 plotter
Communications Equipment:



Sink with manual faucet
Mounting space for cooker with gimbal brackets (no cooker present)
Jabsco manual marine toilet
Overhead lighting below decks


Summary of Accommodation:

5 berth layout
Two large singles, quarter berth and two child-size berths.
Removable saloon table.
Separate heads compartment with manual marine toilet.
Accommodation Finish:
Internal GRP moulding forming base to furniture units
Joinery in teak veneered marine plywood with solid teak trims
Timber slats to line hull sides
Navy upholstery, stored off boat when laid up
Description of Accommodation from Forward:
A cosy and traditional interior the Crabber 24 squeezes a lot into the limited space available. The settees running down either side of the accommodation space provide two good sized single berths with an additional raised berth forward providing a further two small berths, ideal for children. To port aft the cooker is located immediately forward of a compact separate heads compartment is appointed with sea toilet. The galley sink is located to starboard and a clever drop in panel creates additional worktop space while and also doubles as a chart table. The plotter and radar displays are mounted outboard to starboard, aft of the chart table. A quarter berth runs aft on the starboard side providing a generous single berth.



Gaff rigged, masthead cutter rig.
Timber mast and spars
Retractable timbe bow sprit
Roller reefing head sails
Gaff rigged, slab reefing mainsail
Block and tackle type kicker
Primary Winches - 2x Meissner 8, single speed.
Secondary Winches - 2x Meissner 8, single speed.
Cockpit Halyard / Reefing Winches - 2x Meissner, single speed.
Mainsail – Gaff rigged, slab reefing.
Yankee – roller reefing
Staysail – roller reefing, new sail in 2021, not used.
Canvas Work:
Mainsail - Burgundy
Anchoring & Mooring:
Bower Anchor – 25lb CQR on chain rode
Kedge Anchor – Bruce anchor with warp rode
Anchor Windlass – Simpson Lawrence type, low profile, manual
Set of beaching legs
Mooring Warps – Selection
Fenders - Selection
Rope clutches on coachroof for lines lead aft to cockpit
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Boat hook x2

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, 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 owners specific needs.
Navigation Lights:
Masthead LED tri-colour
Life saving:
Seago rescue lifeline

In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner 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 Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their 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 for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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