This classic cruiser with a high standard of workmanship was one of the first production boats being built in 1957, building ceased in 1963 when the new Freeman MK11 was introduced. The 22Mk1 has a traditional layout which is basically open plan but can be divided into 2 cabins by opening the hanging locker door out across the boat. There are 2 single berths in the bow were there is no standing head room. A separate toilet compartment. The dinette area converts to a double berth with a galley opposite. The hull shape is a shallow V with a long shallow keel, the boat which is easy to handle is shaft driven. Although the boat was designed for river cruising, it is capable fair weather coastal paqssages. The boats were fitted with a 35hp Ford Watermota petrol engine or 50hp Perkins diesel.
- Length: 22’
- Beam: 7’6”