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Heard 28

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Boat REF# 112711
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.53m (28'0")
Year 1999
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp, Beta Marine BV1305 (unknown year)
Lying West Scotland


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Extra Details

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Designer Percy Dalton
Builder Gaffers & Luggers
Lying West Scotland
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 70.0 ltr (15.4 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 35hp
Engine make and model Beta Marine BV1305 (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   1232
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

Engine professionally maintained since new having last been serviced prior to last winter layup in October 2009
Age of batteries 2008 & 2010


LOA 8.53m (28'0")
LWL 8.11m (26'7")
Beam 3.05m (10'0")
Draft Min 1.52m (5'0")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Displacement 9,000kg (19,845.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Gaff rigged Gaffers & Luggers Wood spars (1999) with stainless steel standing rigging (1999)


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Mainsail SKB - Slab (1999)
Headsail - Furling (1999)
Other sails staysail (unknown year)
Jib (unknown year)
storm sail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Traditional Gaff rig with Columbian pine spars, all still original items fitted during construction of boat in 1999. Mast stripped and re-painted using Sandolin wood stain during winter 2009-2010
All stainless steel standing rigging is original 1999 fitment.
All running rigging was replaced 2004/2005.
The storm sail is unused

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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

Hull finished in P sheathed plywood deck with laid teak bonded on top. Timber coachroof and cockpit, all trims and grabrails in solid teak.
Length increases to 41` with Bowsprit


Total # of berths 4
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 1
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Sink tick
Cabin heating tick
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Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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ST4000 autohelm. Raymarine instruments, NASA Clipper navtex. ST30 echo sounder. ST60 wind and repeater

Deck Gear

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4 halyard winches
8 sheet winches
Electric Simpson Lawrence windlass
2 anchors
(CQR & Danforth)
80.00m (262'6") of chain
Avon Redcrest dinghy (2003)
2hp outboard, Yamaha (2002)
Purpose made winter cover. Two cockpit cushions. Heavy timber laying up legs. Pair of lightweight alloy telescopic yacht legs

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
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1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 Electric)

3 fire extinguishers. 1 MOB recovery sling

Broker's Comments

She has sailed in the West Country, Isles of Scilly, round Ireland Isle of Man & West Coast of Scotland.
Has the benefits of a traditional boat but ideal if you lack the time to maintain a timber hull. This boat has been immaculately maintained by her owners since they commissioned the build in 1999.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Heard 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. 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.