MG Spring 25

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7.80m (25'7")



Underwater profile
wing keel


1 x Diesel 18hp, Volvo Penta MD2002 (1991)

Neyland Pembs

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Extra Details

Designer Tony Castro
Builder Northshore Yachts LTD
Lying Neyland Pembs
Fuel capacity 45.5 ltr (10.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 22.7 ltr (5.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/01/2003


Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta MD2002 (1991)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Saildrive
Prop(s) Volvo two blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots


LOA 7.80m (25'7")
LWL 6.98m (22'11")
Beam 2.80m (9'2")
Draft Min 0.90m (2'11")
Draft Max 0.90m (2'11")
Displacement 2,000kg (4,410.0lbs)
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage Ashore


Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1991) with stainless steel standing rigging (2012)


Mainsail Kemp - Slab (2004) Stack Pack, Fully Battened, Lazy Jacks,
Headsail Kemp - Furling (2004)
Other sails UK Sailmakers Main (1991)
UK Sail Makers Genoa (1991)
Spinnaker gear tick

Kemp Power Mains'l battened 75%. Kemp Tr-Radial Genoa 145%. Kemp Tri-Radial Spinnaker. New Kemp Sails U/V strip 2018 and sails regularly valeted by Kemp. Kemp snuffer 2011. Mast rewired with new lights 2011. 6mm S/S standing rigging renewed and Furlex serviced by Ratsey's 2012. New running rigging2011.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Wing keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Twin rudders enable drying out on level ground. Hull laid up by Northshore Yachts in Isothalic resin plus precautionary five coats of International Gelshield (applied in 2011).
Rudder stocks removed and serviced 2018.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Curtains tick
Pressurised water system tick

Interior has benefited from professional care and attention eg cabinet and varnish work, since circa 2000.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Fusion I-Pod dock. 2 remote controls 4 speakers

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Trailer tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Bruce (7.5KG) / Fortress (2.5KG Folding) )
10.00m (32'10") of chain
50.00m (164'1") of warp
- Cockpit cusions
- Spinlock Tiller extension

Safety Equipment

LPG Detector tick
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Fire fighting equipment

Broker's Comments

Anyone with an interest in yachting in the mid 1980's may well remember 'Howard's Way' - that riveting TV soap, a tale of glamorous yachting folk, grumpy Jack Rolfe of the Mermaid Yard, and some devious dodgy dealings and fashionable ladies!
If you do remember all that, then you'll surely know all about the revolutionary wing keeled Spring 25 which was heavily featured (alongside the ULDB, but that's another story!) and our example which we have just listed could possibly be as good as it gets. "Why so" you may ask? Well, this is one of the last of 15 to be built by the highly respected Northshore Yachts Ltd. These were built to a much higher spec than the Jaguar built examples which, at approximately half the price, are far more numerous. Northshore Yachts are said to be stronger, better appointed below decks and have superior deck gear and spars. Also, since she was one of the very last to be built, she is 2-3 years younger than most MG Springs.
These yachts are a great family boat with sleeping accommodation for six, although that might be a bit of a crush if all are adult sized. She has an aft double cabin which wouldn't disgrace a thirty footer and her saloon berths and fore peak are open plan. All woodwork and upholstery is in very good order. Our example has been upgraded with a recon 18 hp motor in 2001 and all nav instruments installed in 2011. She has crisp sails, recent rigging both standing and running and many new items of equipment too numerous to mention here; although we have box files and paperwork rarely seen before for a yacht of any size which prospective buyers may peruse at any time in our office. Suffice to say her condition and maintenance are impeccable so if you are looking for what might be the best Spring 25 available you really need to see this one - she's a beauty!
NB: The asking price includes a very high spec and impeccably maintained road trailer.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This MG Spring 25 has been personally photographed and viewed by Mike / Alan of Boatshed Wales. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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