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Trident Marine UK Challenger 35 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Trident Marine UK
  • Location: Chatham
  • Year: 1980
  • LOA: 35'0" (10.67m)
  • Beam: 10' 5'' (3.18m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft: 1.73
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 3872
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: No
  • Engine Make: Watermota
  • Horsepower: 30hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 37 Gallons
  • Cruise Speed: 6
  • Top Speed: 8

Broker Remarks

This Trident Challenger 35 designed by Angus Primrose is an excellent blue water cruising yacht. With a vast inventory including vane self steering, water maker and recently serviced Liferaft this Trident Challenger 35 is ready to be sailed away. A June 2013 survey is available on request.


This Trident Challenger 35 has 7 berths in 2 cabins with 1 head, large saloon and galley with 6ft 2inches of maximum headroom.

From the companionway steps to port is the large chart table with all Navigational aids at hand. The seating for the Chart table uses the double quarter berth.
Opposite to starboard is the Galley with Taylors paraffin 2-Burner hob, grill and oven, single sink with pressurised and manually pumped hot and cold water. Water is heated by a Rinuai Gas heater. There is an Electrolux 12V/240V/Gas fridge on board which is securely fitted but can be easily removed. The galley has plenty of cupboards and draws to store food and cutlery.

Forward of the galley is the main saloon with bench seating to port and starboard. The saloon table folds down from the wall and has a large fold out leaf. The saloon table has seating for seven adults and the bench seats have a good amount of storage both behind and underneath the cushions.

The starboard bench seat is used as a single berth with lee cloth attached and the port bench seat pulls out to form a double berth also with lee cloth attached.
Forward of the main saloon and to starboard is a good size hanging locker. Opposite is the heads with Lavac Marine toilet, single sink and shower.

Moving forward to the bow is the forward cabin V berth with infill. This makes for a good size double berth as well as having plenty of storage beneath and around the sides. The forward cabin also provides access to the chain locker.

Mechanical and Rigging

Mechanical Systems

Located in the main saloon under a wooden engine cover is a Watermota Sea Panther 30hp diesel engine. Electric start with Morse controls in cockpit, shaft drive to a fixed 3-bladed prop. 37 Gallon stainless steel fuel tank. Engine has been serviced regularly by a local mechanic with a recent Gearbox rebuild in 2011. Last service by owner June 2016.
Cruising speed of 6 knots, Max speed of 8 knots.

Electrical Systems

3 x 12v 110AH batteries (1 x engine 2 x domestic) new 2008, charging from alternator and 50W Solar panel. Ring mains is fitted with EU sockets throughout the boat.

Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged Sloop. Deck stepped Seldon aluminium mast and boom with Slab reefing mainsail with Lazyjacks and Rotostay furling headsail. Stainless steel standing rigging (new 1998) and Terylene running rigging. Spinnaker Pole. 2 x Anderson 46ST 2-Speed self tailing sheet winches, 2 x Lewmar 7 halyard winches, 1 x Lewmar 6 halyard winch and 2 x Lewmar 30 2-Speed winches.


  • Barter & Hugget Mainsail, 1993, good condition
  • Hood Mainsail, 1980, good condition
  • SKB Genoa, 1993, good condition
  • Hood Genoa, 1980, good condition
  • SKB Storm Jib, 1990, unused
  • Barter & Huggett Lightweight Genoa, good condition
  • Hong Kong Tri Sail, 2000, unused
  • Honk Kong Working Jib, 2000, very good condition


Deck Equipment
  • 35lb CQR Anchor 70m chain, 60m warp
  • Danforth Anchor
  • Fisherman’s Anchor
  • Simpson Lawrence Manual windlass
  • Grey Sail cover
  • Grey Sprayhood
  • 4 x Mooring Warps
  • 6 x fenders
  • Valient 2.3m RIB
  • Winter Cover
  • Cockpit Shower
  • PUR Watermaker
  • Cockpit table with pedestal
  • Mast Steps
Navigation Equipment
  • Midland Fixed VHF Radio (new 2011)
  • Stowe Echo sounder
  • Stowe Log/Speed
  • Wasp Trailing Log
  • Nasa Windspeed (new 2006)
  • Sestrel fixed Compss
  • Autohelm Autopilot
  • Garmin GPS
  • Apelco GPS
  • JRC 2000 Radar
  • SX Micro Handheld VHF (new 2006)
  • Sendai Radio/CD (new 2008)
  • Nasa NavTex (new 1998)
  • FCC Sowester Clock/Barometer
  • Hella Marine Navigation Lights
  • Masthead Tri-colour
Safety Equipment
  • 3 x Fire Extinguishers
  • SF Detection Gas Alarm
  • Fire Blanket
  • Webbing Jackstays
  • Radar Reflector
  • McMurdo EPIRB
  • 3 x Harness eyes
  • Foghorn
  • Avon 6-Man Liferaft (Last serviced March 2012)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Lifebuoy
  • Danbuoy
  • Henderson Manual Bilge pump
  • Jabsco Electric Bilge pump
  • Emergency Tiller
  • Lifesling
  • Smoke Alarm

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