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"Pipedream", Hunter Ranger 245 SOLD

Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Table
Aft Cabin


Pipedream is a Hunter Ranger 245 designed by David Thomas and built by Hunter UK in 1999.  When built she had two additional windows fitted in the front of the coachroof and a port light fitted in the rear cabin and her hull was Epoxied.  She has twin Iron bilge keels and comes with full builder's and equipment documentation.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  24ft 6ins 7.47m
Length on Deck  23ft 7.02m
Waterline Length  21ft 6.4m
Beam  8ft 9ins 2.67m
Draft  3ft 1ins 0.94m
Sail Area 250 sq ft 23.22sq m
Displacement  4640lbs 2100kg

Rig, Sails and Spars

Sloop rig
Anodised Aluminium mast and boom
Stainless Steel standing rigging (1999)
Mainsail, 2 x slab reefs, Hyde Sails, (1999)
Single line reefing on both slabs lead back to cockpit 
2 x winches for reefing and halyards
Mainsail cover
Self-tacking, furling, Jib, with sacrificial strip, Hyde Sails, (2004)
Storm Jib, Cruising Home (clips around furled Jib)

Deck Equipment


Plough Kedge Anchor on 28m chain
SL Anchorman Capstan
Kedge Fortress FX11 anchor with 4.2m chain and 24m warp

Suunto steering compass (illuminated)
Forespar tiller extension
Deck brush
Boat hook
Whisker Pole
Ensign / staff
Mounting bracket for outboard
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone

General Equipment

Clock and barometer 
Axium and Iris 50 hand held compasses 
Plastimo 2000 Gas cooker with two hobs, grill and oven
RM69 Sea toilet (2005)
Curtains in main cabin
Pots, Pans and cutlery

Engine and Mechanics

Yanmar 1GM10 single cylinder diesel engine. 
Engine spares (Belt filters etc..)
Shaft drive.


Diesel 25litres plastic + 10 litre spare can
Water 100litres flexible plastic
Petrol (for outboard) 5 litres plastic

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12Volt batteries (one new 2006)

Comprehensive fused switch panel
VoltWatch monitor


Autohelm ST30 Bidata Depth sounder and log
Raymarine ST2000 Plus Tillerpilot (2004)


Garmin 126 GPS
Magellan Blazer 12 Hand held GPS


Navman 7100 EU DSC VHF Radio Telephone (2004)
Extension speaker in cockpit
ICOM IC-M 21 handheld VHF radiotelephone
Roberts R871 portable radio (timekeeping unreliable)
Navigation lights
Interior lights
Chart table light

Safety Gear


2 x Radar reflectors 
Liferaft Offshore XM/bfa (2001) serviced 2005
Stern Boarding ladder
5 x Crewsaver self-inflating life jackets 
1 x manual inflation life jacket
4 x safety lanyards

Compass floating Rescue harness 
3 x fire extinguishers (not all guaranteed in date)
Fire blanket
First aid kit
Manual Bilge pump (Inlet hose has to be manually inserted into bilge access in cabin sole)

Shore Gear


Bombard AX2 inflatable dinghy
Honda 2hp 4-stroke outboard motor (2004)

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. 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, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - all rights reserved.