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    Twister - 28

    This Twister 28 is a Mark IIA designed by Holman and built by Tyler.  A very capable and safe cruising yacht, easy to sail short handed so ideal for a couple or family sailing. A superb design built by a quality British builder. The owner has enjoyed sailing Elida for the past nine years, including cruises to Ireland, Isle of Man and the outer Hebrides..
    She has been well loved and well looked after with good overall condition. She has a good general inventory including, epoxied in 1998, headlining's replaced & windows restored and re-bedded in 2009.

     

    Dimensions

    • LOA                            28'                  8.6m
    • LWL                           21'4"                6.5m
    • Beam                         8'1"                 2.46m
    • Draught                      5'                    1.52m
    • Displacement             9.854lbs           4460kgs
    • Ballast                       4.599lbs           2036kgs

    Construction

    Constructed of single skin fiberglass-reinforced polyester laminate with a protective isogel coating.

    • Hull - White GRP
    • Deck - White GRP
    • Transom hung rudder
    • Full encapsulated keel
    • The underwater area has been epoxy treated for osmosis protection in 1998.
    • Head linings replaced 2009.
    • Windows restored and re-bedded 2009.

    Accommodations

    The cabin is coached roofed style and is entered via the open cockpit. In the saloon there is a large chart table on the port aft side, with vhf radio and GPS, switchboard, 12v double socket and ample storage. The galley is on the starboard aft side. The galley comprises of a Origo spirit cooker, two burners, a portable Origo oven, a manual fresh water sink and a portable coolbox.   There are two  6"6' settee berths on either side of the saloon with lockers behind.  

    On the fore'd starboard side there is a heads with Lavac manual sea toilet.  And a wet locker on the fore'd port side. There is a V fore cabin with two berths or one double.

    There is a Mikuni diesel warm air heater in the main cabin. There are two double 240 sockets in the main saloon and cabin.

    Mechanical

    Engine:

    • Nanni diesel inboard engine that was fitted in 2000
    • 14hp
    • 700 running hours (10/2015)
    • serviced in March 2015
    • Fuel consumption is approximately 1/2 ltr per hour
    • Fresh water cooled
    • Fitted with a heat exchanger
    • Shaft drive with fixed 3 blade prop
    • Teleflex controls
    • Hurst gear box 

    Electrics:

    • 12v charging socket above chart table
    • x1 Vetus 12v engine battery - 2005
    • x1 Vetus 12v domestic battery - 2010
    • 110 AMP/H each
    • 240volt shore power cable
    • Shore power inlet in cockpit
    • Sterling smart charger

    Mast/Rigging & Sails

     The mast is constructed of anodised aluminium alloy with stainless steel rigging and is stepped on the coach roof, the boom is made of similar material. She is mast headed sloop rigged with braid-on-braid running rigging.

    Slab reefing mainsail with a furling headfoil. There is no spinnaker pole but is hoop on mast, halyard rigged. Solid rod kicker. Sails are all in good condition.

    Sails:

    • Main - fully battened with three reefs 
    • Genoa
    • Storm Jib - sets on a removable forestay
    • Spinnaker

    Deck/Equipment

    Cockpit at the stern with a coach roofed cabin, with a stainless steel pulpit and pushpit. Deck stanchions are aluminium set in cup footings with double stainless steel lifelines running from the pulpit to pushpit.

    • Numerous Warps
    • x4 mooring cleats
    • x6 fenders
    • Boathook
    • Dinghy (Avon)
    • Teak boarding ladder
    • x1 single bowroller
    • Cockpit sprayhood - new in 2013
    • Hatch cover - new in 2015
    • Windlass covers - new in 2015
    • Mainsail cover - new in 2015
    • x2 manual halyard winches
    • x2 self-tailing primary winches
    • x1 secondary winch
    • x2 winch handles
    • Reefing winch at mast
    • Anchor 1  -  CQR  - 25lbs
    • Anchor 2  -  Bruce -  7.5kg
    • 8mm anchor chain - 60m
    • Manual SL Hyspeed windlass with warping drum -  controlled by a lever

    Navigation

    • Cobra 2012 VHF radio with cockpit speaker
    • Furuno GPS
    • Autohelm Echosounder
    • Autonautic compass - 2015
    • Autohelm speed log
    • Autohelm wind direction & wind speed

    Safety

    • Plastimo 4 person liferaft - needs servicing
    • Coastal flare pack - expires 2017/18
    • x1 manual Henderson bilge pump in cockpit
    • x2 manual fire extinguishers
    • Jack stays
    • Harness points in cockpit
    • x1 Lifebuoy
    • x1 Lifesling
    • x1 Danbuoy
    • Navlights
    • x1 gas horn

    Disclaimer for Customer Viewings

    The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Whilst we make best effort to obtain documentation from Vendors it is advisable to check what is available before travelling to view or making an offer.

    SAFETY NOTICE PLEASE READ

    Michael Schmidt & Partner will give access to vessels for viewing on behalf of the owner but it is the sole responsibility of those viewing to make sure they are wearing appropriate clothing and at their sole discretion as to whether it is safe to view the vessel in its location and at their sole discretion as to whether they use ladders or any other means of access that may be made available.

    Michael Schmidt & Partner accept no responsibility in the event of any accident / personal injury resulting from any viewing / test sail / demonstration or other event organised at the request of the viewer / interested party.

     

     

     

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    We look forward to organising your viewing and answering any questions you may have.

    Rhu Boat Sales, Michael Schmidt & Partner, Tel: +0044(0)1436 821606 - [email protected]

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    SAFETY NOTICE PLEASE READ

    Michael Schmidt & Partner will give access to vessels for viewing on behalf of the owner but it is the sole responsibility of those viewing to make sure they are wearing appropriate clothing and at their sole discretion as to whether it is safe to view the vessel in its location and at their sole discretion as to weather they use ladders or any other means of access that may be made available.

    Michael Schmidt & Partner accept no responsibility in the event of any accident / personal injury resulting from any viewing / test sail / demonstration or other event organised at the request of the viewer / interested party. 

    Category:Sailing Boats
    Subcategory:Cruiser
    Manufacturer:Twister
    Model:28
    Mooring Country:United Kingdom
    Currency:GBP
    Year built:1979
    Condition:Used
    Sale:Trade
    Sales status:Sold
    Length:8.53 m/28 ft
    KW:14.0 hp
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