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Character Boats Coastal 17'6

  • Price: £9,995
  • Location: Gillingham Marina, Kent
  • Year: 2016
  • LOA: 17'5" (5.30m)
  • Beam: 5' 3'' (1.61m)
  • Draft: 0.48
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 38275
  • Engine Make: Yamaha
  • Horsepower: 4hp
  • Drive Type: Outboard
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Fuel Tank Size: 5 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5 Knots
  • Top Speed: 6 Knots
  • Engine Hours Port: 2

Broker Remarks

This Coastal 17 from Character Boats is a half decker layout, with long keel and bilge keels all with stainless steel keel bands. Developed for coastal sailing with a spacious cockpit making it secure and comfortable. The engine well has a 3.5 HP Yamaha 4 stroke outboard (2020) which is ideal for coming alongside, pottering up river or getting home if the winds dies out. There is a road/launching trailer for cruising different parts of the country. This is a great day boat.


Mechanical and Rigging

Spars and Sails

This Character Coastal 17'6" has a wooden Gaff rigged mast and boom with red sails and a roller furling jib on the bowsprit. Stainless steel standing rigging and Terylene running rigging. Mainsail has slab reefing with a grey stackpack. Wooden transom hung rudder with a curved tiller arm. and a sail area of approx. 15 sq metres.


1 x Mainsail, age 2016, red, condition good, 

1 x Furling jib, age 2016, red, condition good

Mechanical Systems

This day boat is fitted with a May 2020 Yamaha 4HP outboard engine with a fixed two blade propeller that sits in a outboard well.


Deck Equipment:
  •  4 x Fenders
  •  6 x Mooring warps
  •  All over cockpit cover

Long traditional keel with transom mounted rudder 

Additional Equipment:

 Two wheel braked trailer with securing straps and lighting board


Built by Character Boats in 2016. Cream GRP hull and superstructure and moulded deck surfaces. Traditional long keel. .

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Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.