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1985 Bristol Channel Cutter Cutter

Newport Beach, United States


The Bristol Channel Cutter is one of the most revered world cruising vessels in modern history.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Bristol Channel Cutter
Model: Cutter
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SFJB00711185
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 28 ft
Length Overall: 37'9 ft
Length Of Deck: 28 ft
Waterline Length: 26'3 ft
Beam: 10'1 ft
Max Draft: 4'8 ft
Displacement: 14,000 lb
Ballast: 4,600 lb
Single Berths: 3
Double Berths: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 18hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1985
Cruising Speed: 5.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 27 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 70 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Manual
Boat Class: Cruisers


Don Ross
For more information or an appointment to see tis fine vessel call don at 949-274-6595 or e-mail
The Shoreline Yacht Group


The Shoreline Yacht Group
Cabrillo Marina 210 Whaler's Walk, Suite 123
San Pedro, California, US, 90731


Starting forward is a large chain locker with ample storage room. Aft of the chain locker is a centerline marine toilet, and a pull out SS sink to port, and opening overhead hatch. Aft of the enclosed head is the salon featuring both a double and single pilot berth to port, and a single settee/berth to starboard. Aft of the settee is a large insolated ice box, and the lid top also doubles as a navigation station. The galley is to port of the companionway with a GSI 2 burner (CNG) stove with oven. The galley has amble storage with drawers and lockers, and a SS single sink with fresh water hand pump.


There is DC circuitry wiring only (no AC) with (2) Interstate deep cycle batteries, dual pole selector switch and DC breaker panel.

Sail and Winch Inventory
  • #1 (hank on) Jib in new condition
  • #2 (hank on) Jib in excellent condition
  • #1 (hank on) Staysail in new condition
  • #2 (hank on) Staysail in new condition
  • Mainsail is in very condition, but has 3 very small pinholes
  • Primary Winches are both bronze and Self Tailing
  • The Staysail winches are both bronze and mounted on cabin top
  • Mast winches are both bronze
Deck and Hull
  • Boom Gallows
  • Sail Cover
  • CNG storage locker
  • Simpson Lawrence Manual Windlass
  • Anchor with ample Rode and Chain
  • Aluminum Mast and Boom
  • 4 Step Boarding Latter
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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