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Nicholson 303 Cruiser

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Category:Sailing Boats
Manufacturer:Nicholson
Model:303 Cruiser
Mooring Country:United Kingdom
Currency:GBP
Year built:1978
Condition:used
Sale:Trade
Sales status:available
LOA:9.2 m/30 ft
Length:9.14 m/30 ft
Width:3.05 m/10 ft
KW:15.0 hp
About

Ron Holland designed the half-tonners “Silver Shamrock” and “Silver Jubilee” and won the half-ton cup. He then developed the hull-design as a cruiser/racer for Camper & Nicholson to add to their leading range of luxury larger yachts as the “Nicholson 303”.“Forza” and “Mystic” are matching 303’s built in 1978 and based on the Solent at Port Hamble and Port Grimaud in St Tropez bay, France.They are the boats lightly used for many years for family cruising, and occasional racing, by a former owner of a successful Class 1 racing yacht.


BOAT DETAILS

DescriptionRon Holland designed the half-tonners “Silver Shamrock” and “Silver Jubilee” and won the half-ton cup.
He then developed the hull-design as a cruiser/racer for Camper & Nicholson to add to their leading range of luxury larger yachts as the “Nicholson 303”.
“Forza” and “Mystic” are matching 303’s built in 1978 and based on the Solent at Port Hamble and Port Grimaud in St Tropez bay, France.
They are the boats lightly used for many years for family cruising, and occasional racing, by a former owner of a successful Class 1 racing yacht.
Both “Forza” and “Mystic” are currently available for sale, owing to the advancing age of the owner, but the technical details and library of photographs and details are for “Forza”. Please view the library of photographs attached for an overview of the excellent current condition of the boat.
The details for Mystic are similar and available.
The 303 combines the excitement of a thoroughbred racer with the comfort of a family cruiser. The photograph above is of Mystic competing in the Nioularge (now the Voiles de St Tropex). Looks relaxed, but gained 2nd place.
Full surveyor’s reports on ‘Forza’ from 2007 and 2012 are available. This extract illustrates surveyor Richard English’s summary of its high standard.
“good example of this well designed and well-built offshore cruising yacht . . .has many innovative ideas . . .gives the impression of being a much larger vessel.”
“ . . . has been very well maintained . . .her topsides and decks, and particularly her interior, are all in exceptionally good condition . . .”
“She has a good inventory of modern navigational and safety equipment, together with the Furling Genoas and the Fully battened Mainsail . . . combine to make a vessel that is suitable for short handed, safe, long distance cruising.”
Most recent advertisement for a Nicholson 303 was for one based in the West Country and advertised for £18,000. It is not now advertised and no others appear to be currently available.

The 303 combines the excitement of a thoroughbred racer with the comfort of a family cruiser.
<!-- featureSection -->SpecificationsVessel type:Cruiser/Racer Sloop rigDesigner:Ron HollandBuilder:NICHOLSONMake:N icholsonModel:303Year constructed:1978HIN:27No. of engines:1Engine model:Yanmar 2GM 2cyl DIESELEngine power:15Fuel type:DieselDrive type:Shaft driveLength over all:30' 2"Length at waterline:24' 17"Beam:10' 25"Maximum draft:5' 66"Hull material:Glass FibreHull type:Semi-displacementHull colour:WhiteKeel type:Fin KeelDisplacement:3600 kgFuel capacity:10 GallonsWater capacity:30 Gallons<!-- featureSpecifications --><!-- featureSection -->Engine(s)YANMAR 2GM 15hp 2cyl DIESEL
CRUISING SPEED APPROX. 5 KNOTS, 6 KNOTS MAXIMUM
Engine maintained by Hamble Yacht Service and winterised with batteries stored.
<!-- featureSection -->ConstructionGRP Hull, deck and superstructure
White hull
Fin keel, Spade Rudder, Tiller steering
Camper and Nicholson are renowned for their quality of build and the quality of build of FORZA is highlighted in the 2012 Surveyors Report which can be supplied.
Accommodation5 berths, double in forepeak; 3 in main cabin and pilot berth
New upholstery in 2012
<!-- featureSection -->EquipmentIncludes
B & G NETWORK SYSTEM for WIND, SPEED AND DEPTH
FURAMO GPS
KELVIN HUGHES RADIO
SELDEN RODKICKER
BATTERY CHARGER
ROTASTAY II FURLING GENOAS
Sails & SparsFully battened mainsail
Two furling genoas and
Two spinnakers
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Navigation EquipmentSee equipment section
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Safety EquipmentLifebuoy
Fire Extinguisher
Lifejackets
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DISCLAIMER
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.
Specifications
Model303 CruiserModel2qm
Waterline length27.08 feetMax Draft5 feet
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