This well presented Birchwood 25 is a compact cruiser with open plan accommodation for up to 4 guests. Fitted with a Thorneycroft diesel engine with a driving position that gives the helmsman ease of handling.

Key Features

  • Antifouled 2020
  • Original Gel
  • Separate Toilet Compartment With Holding Tank
  • Boat Safety Scheme 2025
  • Spacious Cockpit
  • Diesel Inboard
  • Pressurised water system
  • Current River License

About this Boat

This Birchwood 25 is in good overall condition and has its original gel coat to the hull and superstructure.

The sociable aft cockpit has a twin sliding sunroof, helmsman and co-pilot seats as well as bench seating across the transom. This is ideal for passengers to socialise and facilitates boating enjoyment throughout the season.

The galley folds away into a wooden sideboard. Underneath the panels, there is a stainless sink with hot and cold water, a gas hob with 2 burners and there is ample storage space throughout the boat.

Inside the spacious cabin, the dining table will fold down into a double berth and there are two V-berth singles in the bow with an infill. There is a separate toilet compartment with a pump-out toilet.

Fitted with a Thorneycroft diesel engine on a shaft. All gauges appear to be working and she has a new speed log. She has also benefited from a fresh coat of antifoul in August 2020.

Meander has a current Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until August 2025.

Comes with a current River License.

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 - Meander
Manufacturer Birchwood
Model Aft Cockpit
Year Built 1979
Engine Thorneycroft
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 4
Length 25ft
Beam 9ft
Air Draft 7ft 9"
Draft ?

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