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Price €12,000.00
Posted by JP Mccaldin on 16-02-2017

Description

The MG Spring 25 is a surprisingly 'big-feeling' 25-footer, with a double-berth aft cabin under the cockpit, and a light and open saloon. The wing keel and twin rudders give her both shallow draught and excellent performance, Yachting Monthly even described their performance as 'sparkling'. She has six berths in total with standing headroom. Twin rudders making her light to helm and combined with her winged keel give her a shallow draught of 3 feet and she can dry out upright. A twin axle purpose built yard trailer is included in the sale. 
MG Yachts started life as primarily a builder of racing boats, but sold a number of fairly high performance cruiser-racers through the 1980s, mostly designed by Tony Castro. 
Tony Castro designed "Spring Of Tarrant", the prototype of the wing-keeled, twin-rudder Spring 25 in 1987/88, and the boat was used in the UK TV series "Howards Way". The Spring 25 then went into production in the UK, Brazil and Australia, the UK boats being marketed by MG Yachts. About 150 were built in the UK. 

They are, like all Castro designs, fast boats, and have a lot going for them as a small family cruiser, particularly for those moving up from dinghy sailing, who might find more traditional small cruisers sluggish.

Year of Manufacture

1998

Engine Make & Model

Yanmar

Engine Size (HP)

9

Drive Type

Sail Drive

Fuel Type

Diesel

Topside Colour

White

Deck Colour

White

Phone Number

048 68631400

Email

[email protected]

Boat Location

Unnamed Road, Enniskillen, UK

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About Boats For Sale

Simple and easy to use this dedicated Irish and UK boats for sales site offers you an uncluttered and comprehensive selection of yachts, motorboats, dinghies, sportsboats, canoes and tenders for sale.

Select the category of boat you wish to browse and click away to find your next boat. If you're selling a boat, register and place your ad for as little as €10, adding your boat is easy and we welcome your feedback.

Disclaimer

This website offers the details of vessels and services on this site in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessels. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires to be validated. Vessels advertised here are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.