ANIMA IV for sale

Tradewind 25 – gaff-rigged cutter - Fully equipped, offshore sailing capable in immaculate condition.



Price: 45.000€
Poros, Greece
Yard: Blondecell Ltd., Lymington, UK
Design: John Rock
Material: Polyester/Fibreglass
L.o.a.: 7,62m, L.w.l.: 6,40m
Beam: 3,0m Draught: 1,25m
Displacement: 4600kg
Ballast: Led in GRP 2000kg
Engine: Yanmar 2GM20F, 18h.p.
Cruising speed under power: 5,0kn
Fuel capacity: 60L in ss tank, 50L in jerry cans
Water capacity: 150L in keel tank
Year: 1997


High-quality built in the UK with full keel, Spiegelhek, external rudder and tiller. With sufficient living and storage space, offshore capable and surprisingly good sailing performance. The boat s fully equipped and has proven well with two Atlantic crossings with small crew or single handed. The Tradewind 25 is still built in the Netherlands in high quality.




According to the classic design the interior is in white and teak. Portholes, skylight and hatches make for good light and a colling breeze in fore and main cabin.

The head is a Jabsco toilet with holding tank, shower and sink. The galley has a propane stove with oven and a sink. A 150L fresh water tank is in the keel.

In the main cabin with 188cm headroom there is a solid foldable table, nav station and a fully operational fridge.

There is easy access to the engine under the main companionway. A stainless fuel tank takes 60L of Diesel, additional storage options for up to 70 litres in the cockpit lockers.

  • JVC Media Stereo w remote control (USB & Aux-In, 2013)
  • Blaupunkt speakers
  • Numerous interior LED lights and lamps
  • Manual and electrical bilge pump
  • Whale Gusher foot pumps in galley and head
  • Pressure fresh water system for galley and head
  • Hot water boiler preinstalled
  • Fridge with evaporator and watercooled Danfoss BD35F compressor (2015)


  • Sitex 5”-GPS-Plotter (2013)
  • Geonav 11"-GPS-Plotter
  • Standard Horizon 1600 Explorer DSC-VHF radio (2013)
  • Autohelm ST4000+ Tillerpilot
  • Nasa Clipper AIS receiver (2016)
  • Autohelm ST60 echosounder
  • Raymarine ST 40 Wind Instrument (2014)
  • Plastimo Contest steering compass
  • EPIRB Ocean RescueME (2016)


Designed for simple and mostly independent power supply. Three solar panels (100W max) and new 240Ah (3x80Ah) AGM consumer batteries (2016) give sufficient power for running the fridge and basic instruments (in Mediterranean summer and tropical conditions). The engine charges via an alternator and separating diodes the consumer bank as well a a 70Ah starter battery (2017).


  • 12V - 230V 150W Sinus Inverter (2013)
  • FranRon 230V IUoU battery charger 20A (2017)
  • Mastervolt battery monitor
  • Digital monitor for solar charging (2014)
  • Engine hour meter


  • Yanmar 2GM20F 18hp with 2way cooling circuit and mechanical transmission
  • Three blade propeller
  • Water cooled stuffing box with packing
  • New shaft bearing (2018)
  • New prop shaft (2018)
  • Spareparts: saltwater pump, exhaust elbow, starter motor, belts, freshwater pump, tubes
  • Manual and electric bilgepump with automatic switch
  • Two fire extinguishers (2014)


According to the classic design of the hull the ship is a gaff-rigged cutter with wooden mast, spars and bowsprit. The headsails are with roller reefing, the mainsail is also for single handling easy to hoist and to reef. A topsail can be hoisted above the mainsail. A telescope boom is for the headsail when sailing downwind.


  • Main sail (20,7m²)
  • Jib 1 (15m²)
  • Jib 2 (10,6m²)
  • Staysail (8,3m²)
  • Topsail (4,9m²)
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker (55m²)
  • Stormjib (5m²)
  • Spinnaker (30m²)
  • Spare jib




Solid stanchions and life lines. Generously dimensioned, well protected and safe cockpit. A sprayhood and bimini keep off rain and spray. Both sides of the cockpit have large lockers as storage for tools, lines, etc.

  • Deck with Treadmaster anti-slip
  • Bimini over main hatch and companionway
  • Two sun/rain covers for the cockpit
  • Thick awning for winter cover
  • Stainless stanchions
  • Lewmar Profish 1000W anchor windlass (2014, serviced 2018))
  • 16kg CQR anchor
  • 20kg Bruce anchor
  • 50m stainless chain (8mmØ)
  • Spare: 10mm cahin with 30m rope (16mmØ)
  • Two Andersen 12” two-speed winches
  • Cockpit table


  • Lodestar 230 Inflatable
  • Yamaha 2PS 2-stroke outboard
  • Zodiac 4 persons life-raft
  • Automatic life-vests and life-lines
  • Various flares and smoke signals
  • Spare Whale Gusher footpump
  • Various spares for engine, outboard, Jabsco-WC, etc.

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