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Birchwood 320 Challenger ARCHIVE

Vessel Name: Cala Mara

Model: Birchwood 320 Challenger

Price: £38,500

Year: 1993

Lying: Newark Marina 



LOA: 9.75m (32ft)

Beam: 3.73m (12ft 3in)

Draught: 1.04m (3ft 6in)

Air Draught: 02.82m (9ft 3in)


The Birchwood Challenger is a sedan style sports boat which provides two private cabins with 4 berths. With a low air draft it can be used on inland waterways but is a capable coastal cruiser.


Builder – Birchwood Boats, Mansfield


Construction – GRP


Underwater Profile – Planing



  • Twin Mercruiser 180hp Diesel Engines
  • Outdrive
  • Cruising Speed – 24 knots
  • Maximum Speed – 27 knots



  • Fuel Capacity – 645 Litres
  • Water Capacity – 277 Litres
  • Holding Tank



  • 4 berths in 3 cabins
  • Forward twin berth cabin
  • Midships Double Cabin


Mechanical / Electrical Equipment

  • Vetus Bow Thruster
  • Bennet Trim Tabs
  • Calorifier
  • Immersion Heater
  • Pressurised Hot Water System
  • Webasto Hot Air Heating
  • Battery Charger
  • 2 x Domestic Batteries 2 x Engine Batteries
  • Birchwood Electrical Control Panel
  • Digital TV Amplifier & Radio VP3 Vision Plus


Navigation Equipment

A double helmseat is positioned on the starboard side forward of the saloon sideboard and is slightly raised to afford good all round visibility.

  • JCR LCD Radar 1000
  • Autohelm Bidata
  • Echopilot Sonar
  • VHF Radio DSC – M55
  • Suunto Compass
  • Instrument Gauges



  • BSS Certificate valid until March 2021
  • Engine Bay Automatic Fire Extinguisher System
  • 2 x Automatic Bilge Pump
  • 1 x Manual Bilge Pump
  • Hand Held Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Blanket
  • Electric Bilge Pump


Deck Fittings

  • Anchor
  • Manual Anchor Windlass
  • Stainless Steel Guard Rails & Stanchions
  • Ventilation Caps
  • Bathing Platform
  • Bathing Ladder
  • Fenders & Ropes
  • 3 x Windscreen Wipers
  • Horn
  • Shore Power


Aft Cockpit Fittings

  • Side Steps on Port Side
  • Cockpit Seating
  • Transom Gate
  • Gas Locker
  • Storage Locker
  • Boat Hook
  • Grab Rail
  • Engine Bay Hatch
  • 1 x Cockpit Light


Interior Fittings

Large sliding doors open off the cockpit into the main living area

•U- Shaped Seating
•Dining Table
•2 x Sliding Windows
•Clarion Radio
•1 x Speaker


•Eno 3 x Ring Gas Hob
•Eno Oven / Grill
•Eno Extractor Fan
•Electrolux Fridge
•Sink Unit / Drainer & Mixer Tap
•2 x Eye Level Cupboards
•4 x Base Level Cupboards
•1 x Drawer
•1 x Port Light
Midships Cabin
•Double Berth
•Hanging Locker
•Vanity Unit
•2 x Shelves
•2 x Port Lights
•2 x Mirrors


Heads (doors to midship & forward cabins)
•Moulded GRP Wash Hand Basin
•Shower Curtain
•Eno Extractor
•Razor Point
•1 x Port Light


Forward Cabin
•Two Single Berths
•Hanging Locker
•Vanity Unit
•1 x Cupboard
•2 x Shelves
•2 x Mirrors
•Emergency Hatch


Service History

September 2016 – T-cut and polish hull, repaint bootline & change anodes

February 2017 – New cockpit seating and backrest

March 2017 – Service engines, service outdrives and refurbish heater







The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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