Boat Details

Born free is hull number 28 of a 90 constructed by Fairey marine. Built in 1963 to an order of the film director James Hill, whose most notable film was Born Free hence the vessels name.

She has anchor windlass, mast mounted VHF ariel, radar reflector, chain plates and fixings for mast, anchor and chain. Nav lights, two x sail winches, one new set of sails, several old sails inc storm sail. Echo sounder, fish finder, GPS, Yeomen charter, plotter. Full set of engine instruments.

Open backed wheel house with cover, side decks, fore deck tabernacle mast, guard wires, pull pit and push pit.

She has a head toilet compartment with new porta potti and sink with hot and cold water. Shower with modesty screens. Electric cool box, shore power sockets. The main cabin consists of a table and seating area for four people and converts to a double berth.

The Galley with a sink drainer with running hot and cold water, spirit stove, tide clock and barometer.Cabin has a double berth

Over the last 10 years the vessel has had a full restoration. Lots of time and love has been put into this boat. Brand new BCS expires 07/2021 along with previous ones and other paperwork from the years included


Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  The particulars are intended  only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected,river trialled and tested.


  • BuilderFairey
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • Built1963
  • Price£19,999
  • Length8.53 m
  • Hull MaterialWood
  • Beam2.62 m
  • Max Draft0.6 m
  • Engine 1
    • Make: Perkins
    • Model: 4-99
    • Year: 1963
    • Fuel Type: diesel
    • Propeller Type: Inboard

Contact Seller

Tingdene Boat Sales Ltd
Banks End Wyton Huntingdon PE28 2AA United Kingdom
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