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A classic in excellent condition, this fine example of the Twister class was built by Uphams of Brixham.
The original engine was been replaced by a Yanmar 2 QM 15 diesel in 1974.
The present owner has made a number of improvements the most significant being the installation of a complete new rig in 2012. The mast is now taller with a fully battened main sail, all rigging both standing and running have been replaced, and a de-mountable bow sprit added.
The hull has been epoxied.
A survey has been completed this year and may be available for serious enquirers.
This yacht is ready to go and worth a visit.
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|LOA||: 28' 0" (8.5m)|
|Beam||: 8' 6" (2.6m)|
|Draft||: 4' 10" (1.5m)|
|Rig||: Bermudan sloop|
|Engine Type||: Inboard|
|Engine||: Yanmar 2QM15|
|Fuel Capacity||: 27 litres|
|Engine Hours||: 2000|
|Water||: 90 litres|
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There is a good sized cockpit with cockpit cushions. Below the attractive saloon has blue upholstery with padded back rests. A wooden saloon table folds down. There is a clock, barometer and oil lamp. The cabin can be heated by the paraffin stove with chimney.
There is a large chart table and a wet locker.
The separate heads compartment has a Baby Blake sea toilet and a fold down washbasin.
The seating in the saloon creates two berths with trotter boxes, and lee cloths. A further two berths are in the forecabin, which can be closed off. There is an infill to create a double berth.
The galley is to starboard and has a sink with a new Whale Flipper pump and pump out. There is a Plastimo Neptune two burner hob and grill, mounted in gimbals. There is storage and worksurface space. Pressure cooker, plates, cutlery, kettle, pans are included.
Fully battened main
Stowe speed and distance log
Seafarer echo sounder
Furuno GP31 GPS
Garmin 72 GPS
Raytheon ST1000 autohelm
12 volt with 270 AH batteries. Shore power.
Wind vane steering system
Delta anchor and 70m chain
Storm anchor with 70m warp and chain
Wooden beaching legs
Galvanised steel storage cradle
Warps and fenders
Sprayhood and dodgers
Clock and barometer
Roberts long wave radio
Buoy mooring hook
Black anchor ball
Paraffin cabin heater with chimney