Evolution 25

This is the cruising version of the Julian Everitt-designed Evolution 26
quarter-tonner, from the early 1980s. With her hydraulically operated, 800lb
(364kg) lifting keel and powerful fractional rig, she has plenty of performance
and handles like a big dinghy. The Evolution 25’s coachroof is higher than
her racing sister’s and the accommodation is more spacious and better fitted
out. She can sleep
five, has a separate
heads compartment
and a practical galley
area. She draws just
a foot (31cm) with
the keel up, so she
is a flexible coastal
and estuary cruiser.
Build quality was
not brilliant and
many were home
completed, so the
below decks and
the quality of
fit-out will vary.

LoA 7.9m (25ft 9in)
6.8m (22ft 4in)
beam 2.8m (9ft 4in)
Draught 0.3m to 1.5m
(1ft to 5ft) Displacement
1,632kg (4,500lb)