This boat is off the market but here are some boats that are still For Sale

The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services
Crusader Yachts Half Tonner

I want to see full spec & all the high res photos of this boat
Login or Register

Boat REF# 121723
Off The Market
LOA 8.81m (28'11")
Year 1978
Construction Wood laminate
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp, Yanmar (unknown year)
Lying Isle of Wight


I want to see full spec & all the high res photos of this boat register me now or login

Extra Details

Get a quote for Marine Finance
Designer Paul Lees
Builder Crusader Yachts
Lying Isle of Wight
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners


Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 2 blade foldong
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots


LOA 8.81m (28'11")
LWL 7.00m (23'0")
Beam 3.25m (10'8")
Draft Max 1.95m (6'5")
Displacement 2,839kg (6,260.0lbs)
Headroom 1.70m (5'7")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Needlespar Aluminium spars (1978) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail UK Halsey - Slab (2009)
Headsail UK Halsey - Other (2009)
Other sails No. 3 Jib (unknown year)
No. 4 Jib (unknown year)
2 x Spinnakers (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Original round section Needlespar mast (renowned for their durability) with inline spreader and runners. 2 x dedicated runner winches.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine Inverter for shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Wood laminate
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Paint finish

Maintained to a high standard using the best quality varnish ( Epifanes)
The timber construction appears to be of the highest grade. A few marks as one would expect from a competitively used craft.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

With her racing pedigree giving lead to a beamy hull the accomodation is very generous and the abundance of varnished timber below gives a wonderful feeling. Surprisingly well appointed for a racing yacht you could cruise her in some comfort.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF DSC radio tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Good sized Nav station with repeater instruments in the cockpit. Nav Table folds away when not in use.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(Not listed)
0.00m (0'0") of chain
New Antal winches fitted this winter. All deck gear is of high quality racing spec.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Successful racing history and still competetive today. The varnish work is a credit to the owner and the overall condition of the boat is above average for the age, with a few marks as one would expect from a boat that is used competitively today. Available now for someone wanting a performance racer/cruiser at sensible money I would strongly urge a visit to view her.
These boat details are subject to survey and contract.

This Crusader Yachts Half Tonner has been personally photographed and viewed by a boatshed broker of Boatshed IOW. 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.