This Birchwood 25 was built in 1978 and she is powered by a Ford Sea Tiger engine on a shaft, she was out of the water in early 2023 for anti-foul, when many parts were upgraded and a new canopy was fitted.

Key Features

  • New Canopy 2023
  • Engine Service 2023
  • Antifoul 2023
  • Original Gel
  • BSSC until 10/11/2027

About this Boat

We are pleased to present this Birchwood 25 – ‘He Wishes’ had a new canopy in early 2023 with new matching fenders.

Entering through the newly made (2023) canopy you will find a large seating area at the stern and a captains chair in-front of a large navigation wheel and control column, there is also a co pilots chair which will collapse when not in use.

Moving into the main saloon there is a large dining table and seating to the port side with a galley/kitchen to the starboard. In the galley you are provided with plenty of work-surface, over a stainless galley sink with hot and cold running water and 4 gas hobs, under is a Smev oven.  Further seating is forward of the saloon, grey flooring is fitted throughout. Shore power is fitted.

‘He Wishes’ has 6 berth capabilities with the option for the stern seats to be converted into a double along with the dining table and seating which will convert into a double and a fixed double or 2 singles in the bow.

Heating is run and powered by electricity. There is also a private toilet, shower and wash room which is light and spacious. The toilet configuration is a pump out and holding tank.

This boat had an engine service, was anti-fouled and polished in January 2023 with much underwater work carried out including a new propeller.

The Boat Safety Scheme Certificate runs until 10/11/2027

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Birchwood 25 - He Wishes
Manufacturer Birchwood
Model Inland river cruiser
Year Built 1978
Engine Ford
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Petrol
Berths 6
Length 25ft
Beam 9ft 3"
Air Draft 8ft 5"
Draft 2ft 5"

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