Seaward 25 ‘Merlins Magic’ SOLD

Seaward 25 ‘Merlins Magic’ SOLD








This is a very nice example of the Seaward 25 that was built in 2000.  An ideal boat for coastal cruising, ‘Merlins Magic’ is equally at home doing fast cross-Channel passages in comfort and safety.  Benefitting from the larger engine option at 125 hp, ‘Merlins Magic’ has an impressive turn of speed.

Well looked after by her present owner she is ready for the new season.  A well equipped boat with the full aft canopy she boasts plenty of living space for her size.


LOA (Hull): 25’5 ” (7.74m) LWL: 22’1″(6.70m)

Beam: 8′.10″ (2.69m) Draft: 2’5″ (0.73m)

Displ. Approx: 3.00 tons Hull No: 25-034 SSR No: 91199

Designer: Arthur Mursell, TT Boat Designs, Isle of Wight.

Builder: Seaward Marine Ltd, Guernsey. Year: 2000

Construction: G.R.P. with teak joinery.

Mechanical Data: 2 x 4 cylinder 125 hp Yanmar marine diesel engines fitted with 2:1 Hurth hydraulic gearboxes driving 2 x 4 blade contra rotating propellers on 35 mm diameter stainless steel shafts giving maximum speed of 25 knots and cruising at 21 knots. Twin cast bronze rudders are fitted along with hydraulic trim tabs. Fuel consumption at 15 knots is approximately. 2.0 gallons per hour per engine. Below average engine running hours of 1000 approx.

Optional Extras

In addition to the equipment included with the standard Seaward 25 specification this craft has the following extensive list optional equipment:-

  • Raymarine chartplotter a95 9″ MFD with WiFi
  • Raymarine radar 18″ HD Digital Radome
  • Raytheon ST60 log and depth Sounder, Tridata depth sounder
  • ICOM IC-M323G DSC VHF with integral GPS
  • VHF Radio – Mobile
  • Lofrans ‘Kobra’ electric windlass
  • Self stow Bruce type anchor & 30m of chain
  • 4 stainless fender baskets
  • Teak/stainless bathing platform with built in swim ladder
  • Full cockpit canopy in navy canvas
  • Front / side screen navy canvas cover
  • Stainless rails around cockpit
  • Full set of cockpit seat cushions
  • Berth infill cushions
  • Teak cockpit grating
  • Stanchions & wires in addition to inboard grab rails
  • Pair of sliding wheelhouse side windows
  • Navy leather helm seats
  • Clock & Barometer
  • Tank tender fuel gauges (x 2)
  • Radio/CD Player
  • Additional teak stowage lockers in fwd cabin & wheelhouse
  • Neptune 2000 gas cooker with oven & grill
  • Isotherm 12V Fridge
  • Pressurised hot & cold water system
  • Eberspacher heating system
  • Battery charger
  • Shore power and socket
  • Shafts fitted with spurs type rope cutters
  • Pair of mid ship cleats fitted for springs
  • 2015
    • Replaced:
      • Racor 215R Filters
      • Engine Mounts
      • Water Pumps
      • Shaft Seals
      • 2 x 110AH batteries
      • 2 x Engine bay automatic Fire extinguishers
      • 2 x Dry Powder Extinguishers
    • Gas Certificate
    • Factory service Eberspacher
    • Engines Serviced + cooling descaled
  • 2016
    • Replaced
      • Cutlass bearings
    • Engines Serviced
  • 2017
    • Turbos reconditioned at Universal Turbos
    • Rubbing strakes revarnished
    • Engines Serviced


  • Engines serviced
  • Gas checked
  • Antifoul
  • Canvas clean/re-proofing
  • Major valet = polish


Asking Price: £52,500.00 (VAT Paid) SOLD

Lying: Hamble

Selling Agents: The Boat Development Co Ltd, Prospect Road, Cowes, IOW PO31 7AD

Tel: 01983 280333 Fax :01983 295095 email:

Contact: Angus Belcher / Mike Burnham

The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not a part of any contract or offer and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through The Boat Development Co Ltd, who are acting as brokers only. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where appropriate at his/her own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical and electrical.