Read about the Fisherman design on this page – brochures, details of the design and also how to get the best from the boat. At the bottom of this page is a collection of photographs of the class.
You may also be interested to see these other pages about the Fisherman.

Fisherman Register Register and Boat Histories
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Fisherman For Sale


  • Length 27ft.5in
  • Beam 8’9″
  • Draught 2’3″
  • Displacement 3 tons
  • Power max 39bhp (7.25 kts)
  • Power cruising 24bhp (7 kts)
  • Fuel capacity 43 gallons
  • Consumption cruising 1.25 gals/hr
  • Sail Area mizzen only 105 sq. ft.
  • Sail Area sloop rig 190 sq. ft.
  • Sail Area sloop + genoa 260 sq. ft.
  • Water Capacity 30 gallons
  • Displacement 3 tons
  • Headroom over 6′
  • Sleeps 4 in two cabins

Original Ads & Brochures

The Fisherman was designed as a motor-sailer, available with a full sloop rig, or a much smaller mizzen rig.

The design has significantly more space below than the Atalanta. With two cabins and over 6ft headroom the Fisherman makes for comfortable family cruising.


Fairey Marine tenders for Atalantas

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By : AOA | Feb 14, 2017

Atalanta Construction

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By : AOA | Dec 1, 1957