Twister 28

£12,000.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  300032
  • Length  ·  8.62m
  • Year  ·  1969
  • Construction  ·  Wood
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  5
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 20hp, Beta 20 3 Cylinder (2007)
  • Lying  ·  Plymouth, Devon UK (viewings by appointments only)
Boatshed Plymouth
Boatshed Plymouth
Jason Currie-Smith

Extra Details

Designer Holman
Builder Cardnell Bros. Maylandsea Essex
Lying Plymouth, Devon UK (viewings by appointments only)
Fuel capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 45.5 ltr (10.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Beta 20 3 Cylinder (2007)
Engine Hours engine1= 191.8
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Engine has been serviced annually by Fowey Harbour Marine Engineers
Last service Feb 2021
2018 2 x New batteries Yuasan 115ah
2007 New split shaft coupling
2007 New PSS seal
2007 New engine beds
2007 New vent typ anti syphon valves fitted
2007 New skin fittings
2007 New sound insulation


Length 8.62m
LWL 7.10m
Beam 2.46m
Draft Max 1.52m
Displacement 5,000kg (11,025.0lbs)
Storage Ashore


Sloop rigged Sail Spar Aluminium spars (1993) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail Govan - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Main - Racing Composite (unknown year)
Genoa - Racing Composite (unknown year)
Storm Gib (unknown year)
Spinnaker Large (unknown year)
Spinnaker Small (racing) (unknown year)
Genoa No1, No2 & Lightweight (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

Main, Genoa, Spinnaker sheets lead back to cockpit

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by: engine


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Paint finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

Jabsco Heads

2 burner spirit Stove


Manual water system
Fresh water wash

Jabsco Heads

2 burner spirit Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Tonneau cover
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers
Cockpit Enclosure

3 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Plough CQR 25 kgs & Fishermans)
10.00m of chain
45.00m of rode
Wetline 230 dinghy (2007)
3.5hp outboard, Marina, Short shaft (2014)
Yard storage cradle included
Cockpit tent

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Tack Tick Wind, Speed and Depth (checked and serviced March 2021)
GPS Garmin 276C
Auto helm Raytheon ST1000
Incastec Depth
Plastimo compass
Hand held VHF Entel HT series
Sighting compass

Safety Equipment

Life buoys
Safety harnesses
Swim ladder

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Liferaft Zodiac Coaster ISO 9650 T2, secured in stainless steel rack on coachroof. (Needs service)
Fire Extinguisher

Broker's Comments

A beautifully built yacht, very well looked after and much admired.
A true gentleman's yacht.
Has been a Classics Winner during current ownership. Has won the round the Island race.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Twister 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Billy Hallam & Jason Currie-Smith of Boatshed Plymouth. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

I bought the boat in 2007.

Why are you selling her?

I am selling due to advancing years and poor health.

Where have you sailed her?

I’ve only sailed her on the South Coast, Fowey, Falmouth,Salcombe etc. Due to poor health I have not used her hardly at all the last 3/4 years.

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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