- 7.9 m
- 2.7 m
- Tax Status
- Tax Paid
- Draft Min
- 1.8 m
- Twin Keel
- Engine Make
- Hull Material
- Engine Model
- Boat Type
- Engine Count
- RB Ref
- United Kingdom
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About this Hunter Ranger 265
This high volume David Thomas design offers comfort with ease of handling, it also offers fun family sailing. The twin double cabin layout makes this an attractive entry level boat or family cruiser. Calliope has been well fastidiously maintained and lightly used over the years and has been professionally maintained and upgraded with the hull having been epoxied in 2001, and engine refurbished in 2021. May'22 out for antifouling and currently still in the yard.Full Details:
The Hunter Ranger 265 was a well-styled family cruising yacht, designed by David Thomas. This is the more popular twin keel version - great headroom - and self tacking jib - very easy to handle.
Length Overall: 26'6" / 7.62m
Length at Waterline: 22' 5" / 6.81m
Beam: 9' / 2.80m
Max Draft: 3'5" / 1.55m - twin keels
Displacement: 2,590 kg / 5,710 lbs
Ballast: 960 kg / 2,116 lbs
max headroom: 6.2ft / 1.89m
Yanmar 1GM10 9hp compact inboard single cylinder diesel engine.
- punchy and time-tested design
Engine hours 1447 - engine was professionally refurbished in 2021.
Engine maintenance log from 2000.
Fuel: 25 l
Water: 40 l
6 berths! 4 berths if not using the saloon. Good headroom.
The main saloon is noticeably spacious with a good-sized twin-leak table. Curtains
Galley and heads (chemical) are aft of the saloon so gaining maximum headroom. Plastimo Atlantic twin burner gas cooker with grill and oven. Single sink with pressurised cold water
Decent rear-facing seat nav station.
Sails and Rig
Fractional rigged sloop with twin keels and transom-hung rudder.
Slabbed-reefing main; lazy bag & jacks
Furling jib. (refurbished 2021)
Cruising chute; in good order
12v / 240v
2 x 12v batteries with isolator
Volt meter and 12v panel
Radio/cassette sony hifi with CD auto changer - twin speakers
Pressurised cold water
GPS - Garmin GPS 120
Autopilot - Autohelm 800 tiller pilot
VHF - Navico RT6500s with mast antenna
Raytheorn bi-data with log and depth
Fenders and warps
2 Anchors with chain and rode; Souwester and kedge.
New sprayhood 2022 - on order, so no photo
Stern boarding ladder
|No of Heads||1|
|Cruising Speed||5 knots|
|Drive Transmission Description||Direct|
|Engine Horse Power||9.0|
|Fuel Tanks Capacity||94.64 liters|
|Max Speed Knots||7|