British built Hunter Ranger 265. Bilge keels give a shallow draft well suited to exploring creeks and coves or for drying moorings. Accommodation for 6 with a double aft cabin and open plan saloon with 2 single berths leading to fore-peak double. Good standing headroom. Galley and heads with sea toilet and holding tank. Eberspacher forced air cabin heating helps keep things cosy.
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Built by Hunter Boats to a David Thomas design, this boat offered the cruising yachtsman a very stable platform from which to explore our coastal waters. The fractional rig with self tacking roller furling jib allows effortless sailing for all levels of experience whilst below decks the accommodation is roomy and offers excellent standing headroom.The Ranger 265 was introduced to the boating public in 1994 and 96 were built in the five years that followed.
GRP constructed yacht in white gelcoat. Under water area area last antifouled in 2016. Bilge keeled version ideal for shallower creeks and drying out moorings.
Large cockpit with generous storage locker to port. Angled cockpit seats add to comfort when heeled. Transom hung rudder with tiller steering. Self draining anchor well in bow section with strong point. Stainless steel guard rails, stanchions and guard wires keep the crew safe when moving around the decks.
Vessel powered by a very economical Inboard Yanmar 1GM10 diesel engine. Raw water cooled unit developing 9bhp with reduction gearbox driving a stainless steel shaft with 2-bladed fixed propeller. Engine single lever control mounted in cockpit with engine start panel neatly mounted above the companionway steps. Engine regularly maintained with most recent service in 2018
12V system on board with two batteries fitted with isolators and are recharged via the engine alternator. Shore power connection fitted.
Bermudan sloop rigged yacht with fractional rig. Deck stepped alloy mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging and terylene running rigging led aft to helm.
Slab reefing mainsail with lazy jack bag and roller furling self tacking jib.
Myrtle can sleep 6 people with an aft double cabin and open plan saloon with 2 single berths and a forepeak double. The main saloon offers full standing headroom and is a combination of warm coloured wood and soft fabrics. There is a central drop leaved table with excellent seating/berths port and starboard finished in a smart blue with subtle diamond pattern. Forward of this seating area is the permanent fore peak double berth. Above is an opening deck hatch for access and ventilation and privacy blind isolates the berth from the main saloon.
At the aft end of the port side saloon seating is a chart table with chart storage and the electronics panel. Opposite is the L-Shaped galley with stainless steel sink, pressurised cold water, gimballed gas oven with 2-burner hob and separate grill. There is also a top loading cool box. Aft of the galley is a double cabin with lighting and storage and a comfortable berth.
There is a good sized heads compartment with wash hand basin, marine toilet with holding tank and wet locker spaces with zip closure.
A diesel fulled Eberspacher heating system extends comfortable use into the colder months.
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