Motor BoatsClassic Motor BoatsavailableOne off
Approx dimensions: Length 28ft, Beam 10ft, Draft 1.5ft
A specially commissioned design for the Cowes Torquay Powerboat Race 1965.
Designed by Colin Mudie to fit into the family sports boat classifications.
Max Aikin conceived the race to improve the offshore seaworthiness, design, and general overall standards of the production family offshore powerboats. With prizes for the Concours d’elegance best/smartest interior, fuel economy, lowest powered finisher, and other awards. These were meant to inspire a whole new industry, which they did with many entries and Sandpiper is a unique example.
She has a wonderful interior as you can see from the photographs.
Deck & Cockpit
Finished inlaid teak to a professional standard.
Stainless steel rails & brightwork
Fished to a high standard in teak. Galley area, toilet compartment and twin berths.
Pumped water to the galley sink.
Twin Cummins VT8 diesel of 220 HP each. These have been rebuilt. Driving through twin Walter V drive gearboxes to twin shafts & bronze propellers.
Twin bronze rudders, with hydraulic steering. Twin lever controls to the gearboxes & engines.
24 Volt battery System
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