Sailing yachts

Deben Cherub gaff cutter

(REF: 17978)


  • Designer: Blake
  • Builder: Lawrence Harrington, Co. Corke
  • Year: 2005
  • Location: Wales
  • Length on deck: 25'
  • Beam: 8'
  • Draft: 3'

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 Deben Cherub gaff cutter




Lawrence Harrington, Co. Corke




1” larch on oak frames, fastened with bronze screws. Yacht laid teak deck over a marine plywood sub deck.   Galvanised strap floors with external lead ballast keel and stainless steel keel bolts.  Self draining cockpit with a bridge deck, tiller steering on transom hung rudder.  Big spacious cockpit.


Gaff cutter rig on a solid keel stepped wooden mast with wooden slab reefing boom.  Stainless steel standing rigging and rigging screws, renewed 8 years ago, to external stainless chainplates.

Sails all by James Lawrence, 2005, include mainsail, topsail, staysail and jib.  All in excellent condition.



Vetus 16hp 2cyl diesel installed new in 2005.  Only 57 hours. Centreline shaft to 3 blade propeller gives 5 knots cruising speed.

Stainless steel 10 gallon fuel tank under the cockpit sole.


3 berths with 5’ headroom

Steps down over the engine box with a newly refitted galley to port and chart table to starboard.  2 burner gimballed gas stove and grill.

Seating to port with a Jabsco sea toilet forward of this.  Full length settee berth to starboard, full length V-berths forward.


Interior is light and spacious, finished in varnished wood and white gloss paint.


Sestral compass

Clipper depth sounder

Clipper thru’ hull log


Fire extinguishers


15lb Bruce Anchor

60’ of 8mm chain

120’ 18mm warp


Mooring warps


Beaching legs

All over 2 part winter cover (New)


This is a lovely little yacht with the big benefit of being a very new boat.  Nice quality construction with a simple but effective interior layout making her very useable and comfortable.  Superb coastal cruising boat in great condition

These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, Wooden Ships cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.