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Broker’s Comments

The iconic English powerboat.

“Liberty of Lymington”, formerly also known as “Peri”, and “Blue Haze” for a time, and has (as is usual with Fairey Marine) a varied and exciting past – see below!

Owner’s Comments

“The Huntress and the Huntsman’s claim to fame were in the James Bond movie “From Russia With Love” This involved a total of five boats: two Huntsman 28s, one long-cabin Huntress (“Liberty”) and two normal huntresses. Bond was in a Huntress!

“Liberty” was re-engined in 2015 with a brand new FPT 250 electronically-managed diesel, and installed by Mermaid Marine (£25,000). With her new engine she has a top speed of 30 knots and easily does 25 knots.

In recent years ridiculous amounts have been spent on her – including repainting inside and out, new engine, new propeller, new cockpit canopy, tonneau and cabin covers. She also has a new road trailer which is essential to keeping her well maintained.”


Yacht Details

  1. Builder: Fairey Marine Ltd
  2. Model: Fairey Huntress 23
  3. Name: LIBERTY (Hull no. 48)
  4. Hull Designer: Alan V. Burnard
  5. Year Built: 1961
  6. LOA: 23’ / 7m
  7. Beam: 8’6” / 2.6m
  8. Min / Max Draft: 2’10” / 0.6m
  9. Displacement: 2,350kg / 5000lb
  10. Accommodation: 2 berths in 1 cabin(s)
  11. Engine: 1 FPT (Iveco) N40 (250hp) Diesel
  12. Location: Lymington, Hampshire, United Kingdom
  13. Price: £32,500, VAT exempt

Contact Details

, Berthon Brokerage

Hugh Rayner
Berthon Yacht Sales
Tel: +44(0)1590 679222


Enquire about LIBERTY (Hull no. 48)


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