This Hunter Ranger 245 twin (Bilge) keel yacht is a great entry level / first family cruising yacht that offers great value. She is fitted with a Yanmar GM10, 10HP diesel engine & has a good amount of both cockpit & cabin space. She has a huge amount of accommodation for a boat her size & is able to sleep 5 with a separate heads . She has a galley area with oven, gas hob, & sink as well as a navigation station with chart table with Plotter & VHF as well as having upto 6’2” max headroom. On deck she has Tiller steering & Raymarine Speed & Depth displays as well as a furling headsail and mainsail with lazyjacks and spray hood. This Hunter Horizon 26 is currently lying ashore in Southampton and is available for viewings through Aspire Boat Sales.
Stock Number : ABS 1920
Year : 1989
Hull No : 150 ( of total 159 )
LOA : 8.06m
Beam : 2.74m
Draft : 1.0m
Displacement : 2086 kg
Keel Type : Twin (Bilge ) Keel
Engine : 1 x Yanmar GM10 (10HP)
Fuel Tank : 25 Ltrs
Fresh Water : 68 Ltr
No of Berths : 6
Instruments Raymarine ST40 Speed Indicator
Raymarine ST40 Depth Indicator
Navman Tracker 5500 Plotter
Raymarine RAY54E VHF Radio
The open plan accommodation offers up to 5 berths with approximately 6'2" maximum headroom. Saloon with a large wrap-around seating area providing two single berths either side of the central table, and a large single/small double V berth forward. L-shaped galley to starboard with a 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven, stainless steel sink, cool box and storage. Chart table to port with electrical distribution panel, VHF radio & GPS plotter. Aft berth to starboard with two portlights. Separate heads compartment aft to port fitted with a marine toilet, wash basin and storage. Manually pumped cold water supply. Fine woodwork with vinyl head linings. Dark Red upholstery with curtains.
Sails and Spars
Fractional rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging ( Age Unknown ). Slab reefing mainsail with 2 Reefs. Furling genoa system. Lazyjacks & Stack pack system
Main sail – One Sails –2017
Genoa – One Sails - 2017
Spinnaker – Age Unknown
2 x Sheet winches (Lewmar 7 single speed)
2 x Halyard winches (Lewmar 6 single speed)
Mechanical & Electrical Systems
Located abaft the companionway, Yanmar 1GM10 single cylinder 10hp diesel inboard engine. Sea water cooled. Single lever controls with electric start. Shaft drive to 2-bladed fixed propeller.
1 x 12-volt domestic battery. 1 X 12-volt engine battery. Charging from engine alternator & Solar Panel on Fwd Hatch
Navman Tracker 5500 Plotter / GPS
Steering compass (Plastimo)
Raymarine ST40 Depth Instrument
Raymarine ST40 Speed Instrument
Raymarine RAY54E VHF/DSC Compatible Radio GPS
1 X CQR Anchor with 10 m of Chain & 30m Warp
1 x Boarding ladder
Fenders & Warps
2 x Boathooks
Stack pack - 2017
The Hunter Ranger 26 is a superb entry level / first family cruising yacht. With a surprising amount of space accommodating 5 berths, separate heads & galley with hob, grill, sink & cool box, this little boat packs quite a huge amount into her size. She also houses a separate navigation station with a chart table, Plotter & VHF. Her saloon feels spacious & access to her saloon is protected by the spray hood. On deck, she has a good sized cockpit with engine controls and tiller steering as well as Raymarine Instruments. In addition she is fitted with 4 Lewmar winches, 2 Sheet & 2 Halyard. The age of her Mainsail & Genoa are unknown but it is believed they are fairly recent & with her lazyjacks & stack pack, she is an easy boat to handle. She was lifted & had new anti-foul applied in February 2019.
Designed by the renown David Thomas and with the advantage of a Bilge Keel meaning she can safely dry out, these family cruisers are very desirable. With her efficient layout, this Hunter Horizon 26 offers everything you could need for fun family sailing in coastal waters & offers exceptionally good value for money. It is a great, entry level cruiser that can accommodate all the family & is sure to provide a great deal of fun for everyone. She is currently lying ashore Southampton.
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