1985 Hunter 255 Poptop Sloop Diesel

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Class Sails
Category Sloop, Racers and Cruisers, Antique and Classics
Year 1985
Make Hunter
Length 26'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Cortez, FL
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 A fine boat to start with or local PHRF races. Finn Keel and Yanmar Diesel makes sailing fun and dependable. Sleeps 5 for over night on the hook. This boat is clean and well maintained. Large cockpit for crew. Pop Top gives a 6'6" Headroom. Engine Instruments and controls in the cockpit. 5 Fenders, Jib Sheets, 5 Type 2 PFDs 


  •      Large cockpit
  •     Molded non-skid
  •     Tiller Steering
  •     Stern Rail 
  •     Bimini (2019) with S/S frame
  •     Single (2019) Life Lines
  •     S/S Grab Rails on Cabin top Pot and Starboard
  •     2 Maxwell  17ST Primary Winches
  •     Main Sheet 3:1 purchase
  •     Main Sheet Traverler
  •     Winch Handle
  •     Sunbrella Shade Awning
  •     Shade Canvas for cockpit
  •     Line Clutches on Starboard side Cabin Top
  •     Maxwell Single Speed Main Halyard Winch
  •     Maxwell Single Speed Jib Halyard
  •     4 Opening Ports
  •     1 Forward Opening Hatch
  •      Danforth Anchor w/ Chain and Rode
  •      Jib Sail w Pacific Blue Sunbrella on Harken Roller Furling
  •      Jib Furling Line runs along portside rail to aftermost cleat in Cockpit
  •      Main Sail with Pacific Blue cover 


  •        Step down the Companionway the to Starboard is the Galley
  •        Stainless Steal  2 Burner Alcohol Stove Top  w/Storage below
  •        Pressure Water with Stainless Sink
  •        Storage below sink
  •        Sink Drain thru 1.5" Bronze Seacock 
  •        ICE Box Drop
  •        Storage for dishes above        
Quater Berth
  •       Large size Quarter Berth port side. Can sleep 2. 
  •       Electrical Panel and Battery Switch located in Companionway
Engine and access
  •   Engine access remove companionway steps and panel.
  •    Port Side find Dinette for 4 and converts to berth. Find 12VDC Battery under seat.
  •    Starboard side find Settee with storage below and converts to single berth
  •  Head is amid ship with porta pot port side and vanity starboard side with sink, mirror and storage. Curtin for privacy.  
Forward Cabin
  •      Forward Cabin with V berth sleeps 2  and has ventilation by opening hatch.
Marine Navigation
  •       Plastimo Bulk Head Compass

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.

Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Bridge Clearance
Cabin Headroom
Fuel Tank Capacity
Fuel Tank Material
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Fresh Water Tank Material
Holding Tank Capacity
Single Berths
Double Berths
Twin Berths
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 1GM10
Engine Year 1985
Total Power 10hp
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Shape Displacement
1985 Hunter 255 Poptop Sloop Diesel

Owner Wants Sold and Will Consider Offers

This Hunter 25.5 has the optional inboard Yanmar diesel and has been owned locally for 20 years.  She is clean and very good condition.  She will make a great pocket cruiser.  She is currently on the hard awaiting your inspection.

The fin keel version of the design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 210.  The wing keel version has a PHRF racing average handicap of 213. It has a hull speed of 6.3 kn (11.67 km/h).

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