Designed as an easily handled family cruising yacht, the 26ft Newbridge Pioneer is surprisingly spacious, accommodating up to 6.
Twin keels provide shallow draft. She is well equipped and has an 18hp diesel. Two owners from new, last surveyed 2010.
Built by NB Yachts in 1988 to a Bill Dixon design. No 053
White GRP hull with blue style line & teak rubbing strake
External cast iron twin bilge keels.
Skeg hung rudder with tiller steering.
White GRP deck, superstructure with blue style line and aft cockpit.
GRP internal moulding with teak joinery.
All seacocks replaced in last 5 years
Volvo 2002 18hp twin cylinder diesel engine.
Sea water cooling. Reversing reduction gearbox, single lever control
Skeg supported shaft driven three bladed propeller. Serviced annually
Fuel - 20 Litres - Stainless Steel
Freshwater – 100 Litres - Flexible
12 volt system:- 1 x engine & 1 x domestic 12v batteries charged by engine alternator. LED 12v internal lighting. Bow, stern, steaming, deck and masthead tri-colour navigation lights. 2 x 12v cigar lighter socket. 12v Spot light.
Nasa 20w Solar panel & Rutland regulator to domestic battery. Nasa 10w Solar panel to engine battery
240 volt system – Shore power system with cable, connection, RCCB & 2 13amp sockets.
Deck stepped masthead rigged sloop.
Silver alloy mast, slab reefing boom – 3 reefs on main.
Plastimo roller furling headsail system
1x19 s/steel wire standing rigging – believed original rigging
Halyards led to cockpit
2 x Barient 10 sheet winches, 1 x Barient 8 halyard winch
Mainsail – believed original
Furling Genoa - believed original
Blue mainsail cover
Nasa Clipper speed/log – new 2012
Nasa Clipper windspeed/direction – new 2015
Simrad IS16 multirepeater
Simrad CE30 mono GPS/Plotter
Nasa AIS receiver
Standard Horizon GX1500E DSC VHF with twin handsets
Raymarine ST1000+ tiller pilot
Propex gas fired cabin heating
Sony AM/FM radio/CD with iPod connection
Forward berth – Open plan double V berth with storage under.
Saloon - U shaped seating, lowering central table, storage beneath berths.
Chart table – good sized, forward facing to port with navigators seat, storage and provision for instruments.
Aft double berth to port under cockpit with locker.
Galley – L shaped to starboard, gas cooker with 2 burners, oven & grill s/steel sink, electric fresh water pump. 12v fridge.
Toilet compartment – separate, aft to starboard with Jabsco sea toilet, wet hanging space, s/s wash basin and manual fresh water pump.
S/steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires.
Teak toe rail
Bow & stern mooring cleats
Coachroof grab handles
Aft cockpit with deep cave locker to starboard.
Blue folding spray hood
Blue cockpit enclosure tent
Blue Cockpit dodgers
Fenders. Mooring warps. Boathook
CQR type anchor with chain warp plus Brittany kedge anchor
Draining anchor locker
Sevylor 260 2.6m inflatable dinghy
Webbing side Deck Jackstays.
3 x Fire extinguishers, fire blanket.
Manual bilge pump
In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor has provided the information enclosed and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.
Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8SA