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Carter 30

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Boat REF# 146726
This boat has been sold
Length 9.07m (29'9")
Year 1979
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Volvo Penta D1-20 (2009)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Richard Carter
Builder Carter Offshore
Lying Essex
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/05/2012


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta D1-20 (2009)
Engine Hours engine1:   290
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2 Blade Folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

New Engine and Sail Drive fitted in 2009.
Engine Service History with Volspec from new to Nov 2011. Engine filters and oil changed by owner in March 2012.


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Length 9.07m (29'9")
LWL 7.01m (23'0")
Beam 3.07m (10'1")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Draft Max 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 3,311kg (7,300.8lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On mooring


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Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1979) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Gowen - roller boom (unknown year)
Headsail W Sails - Furling (2010)
Other sails No1 Genoa (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
Cruising Chute (unknown year)

Telescopic Spinnaker Pole (new 2008).

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 1 batteries charged by: engine


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

Autohelm Bidata - Speed/Log and Depth.
Garnin GPS Map 450S - Colour Plotter/Fishfinder.
Husun VHF.
Navico TP5000 Autopilot.
Handheld Garmin GPS12.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

3 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Lofrans windlass
2 anchors
(CQR & Fishermans)
20.00m (65'7") of chain
30.00m (98'5") of rode
Sprayhood new in 2010.
Lofrans Windlass new in 2006.
Large cockpit cover for winter storage.

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

4 Man Liferaft in Valise - Requires Servicing.
Fire Blanket.
2 Safety Harnesses.
Bosuns Chair.
Jack Stays.

Broker's Comments

The Carter 30 has an excellent reputation for sea-keeping in all weathers coupled with good sailing performance.
This yacht had a new diesel engine and sail drive professionally fitted in 2009. The engine completed little over 300 hours.
New teak cockpit seating and locker lids have been fitted in 2013 take a look at the photographs it looks great.
Appointments to view can be arranged in advance 6-days a week directly with the Boatshed Essex office.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Carter 30 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Booth of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.