Year: 1986

LOA: 7.62 m

Beam: 2.60 m

Draft: 1.00 m

Construction: GRP

Hull/Keel: Semi-displacement



This craft is essentially a later version of the Cleopatra 23. The craft has a medium V hull in semi-displacement form enabling the craft to produce a reasonable sea performance with large engines fitted. The boat was basically built in 2 versions. The Blue Nile as a family cruiser with larger cabin and the Express Fisherman had a larger cockpit. The earlier versions had a large Perspex wrap round window but this was modified with two separate smaller windows. Engines varied enormously from single Perkins diesel to twin Petrol. All were outdrived.Foxes of Ipswich latterly produced a version known as the Fox 700.


Engine(s) & Electrical:

BMW 2.5 litre turbo diesel. Engine hours: 100. Maximum speed: 17kts. Fuel capacity: 50 gallons. Twin batteries charged from the engine. Shore power. Solar panel. Inverter. Battery charger.


Accommodation & Below Deck:

2 berths, vinyl upholstery, heating, CD stereo, galley sink, sea toilet (new in 2018), pumped cold water system, 10 gallon water capacity.


Deck & Canvas:

Anchor, 12v anchor windlass, pulpit, stanchions, bathing platform, warps, fenders, enclosed wheelhouse.


Navigation & Safety:

Log/speed indicator, echosounder, fishfinder, VHF, compass, navigation lights, SSB radio, 3 lifebouys, lifejacket, 2 search lights, fire blanket, foghorn, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, 2 x 12v bilge pumps.



Twin axle road trailer.

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The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel, but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Highway Marine Ltd who are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars, and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified independent agents to carry out a survey, and/or any mechanical and electrical checks.

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