Broom 35 Captain
- Written by Louise Busby Louise Busby
- Category: Discontinued Models Discontinued Models
- Published: 23 October 2008 23 October 2008
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The Broom Captain was introduced as a more spacious version of the standard four-berth cruiser and at the time offered a new standard of comfort and convenience. The central wheelhouse had either a fixed or hinged wooden canopy, or one of folding canvas.
The so-called stateroom was forward with two single berths in an L-shaped configuration - later converted to a double on the port side by some owners. Bathroom facilities ran only to a basin and toilet, but a shower was added later in some models. The saloon provided two further berths and the galley ran across the aft of the boat. The open cockpit seating area was a special feature and set the tone for future designs.
The Captain was fitted with a single Morris engine and also came complete with a 12ft sailing dinghy.
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