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Birchwood 22 Interceptor


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Birchwood 22 Interceptor

Great pocket cruiser
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  • Boat REF#  ·  310444
  • Length  ·  6.71m
  • Year  ·  1975
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Planing
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x gasoline 115hp, Volvo Penta AQ125A (1985)
  • Lying  ·  Essex
Boatshed Essex
Boatshed Essex
Jayne Markham

Extra Details

Designer John Bennett
Builder Birchwood Marine International Ltd
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 90.0 ltr (19.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x gasoline 115hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta AQ125A (1985)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive out
Prop(s) 3 bladed fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots

Manual trim tabs not working
Engine and leg serviced (2020)
Antifouled and new anodes fitted (2020)


Length 6.71m
LWL 6.40m
Beam 2.51m
Draft Min 0.60m
Draft Max 0.70m
Airdraft 2.29m
Displacement 1,780kg (3,924.9lbs)
Headroom 1.75m
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 240 shore power voltage, 1 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Planing
Finish Gelcoat finish

Painted deck


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)

2x Saloon tables
Infill for V berth
Camping gas cooker
Pipework for a water tank



2x Saloon tables
Infill for V berth
Camping gas cooker
Pipework for a water tank

Deck Gear

Swim Platform
Cockpit Enclosure

Electric Project X1 Lofrans windlass
1 anchors
(CQR type)
5hp outboard, Mariner (unknown year)
New cockpit tent (2019)
Anchor chain

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights
Fish Finder

Fish finder 160C (with depth)
GPS 126

Safety Equipment


1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 1 electric)

Horn to be fitted
Outboard bracket
Swim platform

Broker's Comments

This Birchwood Interceptor is a well presented cruiser and an ideal starter boat.

With an open plan interior, a galley and separate heads, this pocket cruiser is equally suited on the rivers or in coastal waters. She appears to be in good condition to ensure sure you make the most of the fast approaching season.

For more details or to arrange a personal viewing, please contact a member of the Boatshed Essex team and we would be pleased to help.

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

This Birchwood 22 Interceptor has been personally photographed and viewed by Jayne Markham of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

4 years

Why are you selling her?

Change of circumstances

Where have you sailed her?

Local east coast rivers

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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