The Shoreline Yacht Group
Cabrillo Marina 210 Whaler's Walk, Suite 123
San Pedro, California, US, 90731
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1985 Bristol Channel Cutter Cutter

location icon Newport Beach, United States
Year 1985
Length 28 ft

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


Year Built 1985
Category Sail
Length Overall 37'9 ft
Length Of Deck 28 ft
Beam 10'1 ft
Max Draft 4'8 ft
Double Berths 1
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID SFJB00711185
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 18 hp
Cruising Speed 5.5 kn
Maximum Speed 7 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 27 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 70 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 20 gal
Ballast 4,600 lb
Displacement 14,000 lb
Displacement Type Dry Load
Windlass Manual

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 18hp
Type: Inboard
Year: 1985

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.