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Cornish Crabber Cornish Shrimper 19 Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Cornish Crabber
  • Location: Dartmouth, Devon
  • Year: 1996
  • LOA: 22'6" (6.86m)
  • Beam: 7' 2'' (2.18m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Draft: 1.22
  • Keel: Lifting Keel
  • ID no.: 171440
  • Cabins: 1
  • Watertank Size: 20 Litres
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Horsepower: 9hphp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 18 Litres

Broker Remarks

Cornish Shrimper 19 for sale.  Early Mark II version with self draining cockpit, higher cabin headroom and more sheltered cockpit.  In this 2 + 2 version the space in the bows is utilised for a small ‘V’ berth.  The starboard berth starts further down the cabin so is slightly wider at the shoulders. Well maintained example in only her second ownership.

Cornish Crabbers Boat builders provide a full range of spares and technical support.  The Shrimper 19 is described by them as “Our iconic family weekender, supremely safe and stable. Tow, sail and stay.”

The Shrimper Owners' Association is very active from centres around the Country and have a busy programme of events and racing.

For sale as owner is retiring from sailing.  Currently afloat in the River Dart, Dartmouth and available for viewing.




Sleeps 4 on 2 single and one small ‘V’ berth

 All cabin woodwork is finished in a mix of painted bulkheads and varnished trim

  • Rubber textured sole throughout

  • Double burner hob cooker attached to a separately stored gas bottle

Mechanical and Rigging

Built in 1996 by Cornish Crabbers Limited.  Early Mark II version of Cornish Shrimper 19 

  • Dark Green GRPHull
  • Off White GRP Deck
  • Transom hung rudder
  • Shaft drive
  • Lifting keel 

Cockpit and Deck Equipment:

  • Integrated non slip on horizontal surfaces
  • Cockpit drain is located in the centre of the main foot well with additional drainage from the seats
  • Central watertight locker houses diesel engine
  • Deck Fittings:
  • Bowsprit
  • Tabernacle and chain plates are made from stainless steel
  • All sail controls are led aft to rope clutches / jammers with a single halyard
  • winch to starboard
  • Adjustable jib and mainsheet cars
  • Access below is via a teak lined sliding companionway hatch
  • Extra ventilation provided by an aluminium forward hatch
  • 2 x aluminium fixed ports are fitted one each in the hull topsides
  • Fuel filler and tank vent
  • Life harness attachment point by the companionway
  • Rope tidies for halyards


  • Yanmar 1GM10 9hp marine diesel inboard engine (new 2016)
  • Engine instruments are located at the rear of the cockpit coaming and are recessed with a clear cover
  • Salt water cooled
  • Shaft drive to a fixed two bladed propeller


  • 12v system
  • 1 x 12v 55 amp/hour engine battery
  • Charging Via main engine – a 35 amp alternator


  • Fuel capacity 18 litres in 1 x plastic tank
  • Fresh water capacity20 litres in 2 x 10litre plastic jerry cans with manual hand pump

Rigging and Sails:

  • Gaff rigged
  • 1 x 19 stainless steel standing rigging (replaced in approx 2014)
  • Bowsprit
  • 6mm braid running rigging
  • Jib and Staysail halyards
  • Main topping lift
  • Mainsail reefing lines


  • Mainsail
  • Jib


Navigation Equipment:

 Hand held compass


Anchoring and Mooring Equipment:

4 x aluminium deck cleats are positioned aft and amidships with two fairleads feeding a teak Sampson post forward


General Equipment:

1 x winch handle 


Safety Equipment:

1 x Manual bilge pump operated from the cockpit with a handle stored in the aft locker

Fire Extinguisher

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Disclaimer : EQ Marine Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Dartmouth 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.