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Halmatic 30ft

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Boat REF# 175733
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.99m (29'6")
Year 1983
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp, Yanmar (2005)
Lying Kent


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Designer John Sharp
Builder Halmatic Ltd Portsmouth
Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 56.0 ltr (12.3 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 140.0 ltr (30.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Yanmar (2005)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Prop(s) 3 Bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

New engine: March 2005. Yanmar 20HP, 3 bladed propeller, 2 new batteries 2013.
Twin 12-volt 75 amp electric system.


LOA 8.99m (29'6")
LWL 6.96m (22'10")
Beam 2.90m (9'6")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Draft Max 1.37m (4'6")
Displacement 9,866kg (21,754.5lbs)
Storage Ashore


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1983) with stainless steel standing rigging (2009)


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Mainsail - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Genoa (unknown year)
Cruising Chute (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

Mainsail, working jib, genoa, cruising shute, shorm jib. Slab reefing, furling jib

Electrical Systems

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


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Designed as a smaller version of the Nicholson 31, the Halmatic 30 is in very much the same style - a heavy displacement long-keeler with a high ballast ratio. They are strongly built and have an excellent reputation as a serious seagoing yacht. This one looks very nice indeed and has only had one owner from new and is laid ashore every winter.
The cockpit is selfdraining and has seating with tiller steering, three stowage lockers with teak tops.


Total # of berths 5
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Two cabins, five berths, separate toilet compartment, all cabins lined throughtout with anti-condensation linings, bulkheads finished in teak and dralon. All berths fitted with leecloths as standard. All exterior joinery teak finish. The forecabin has 2 full length berths, stowage lockers beneath and access to chain locker. The saloon is very comfortable with a Settee berth to port. Opposite is a 'u' shaped settee/dinette with teak pedestal-mounted table which converts to double berth. The galley is on the portside, with double burner gas cooker (gimballed) complete with grill and oven. Stainless steel sink. Refrigerated cold locker. 'Formica' type laminate finish. The nav station is on the starboard side, opposite the galley.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

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Chart plotter tick
Echo sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Deck Gear

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Fenders tick

2 sheet winches
Stemhead fitting with chain roller. Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit, stanchions and guard rail. Mooring bollard and chainpipe forward. Two Genoa sheet winches (2 speed). Forehatch.

Safety Equipment

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1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 0 Electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
What a fabulous find - One owner from new - this sailing boat looks as if she has been loved over the years. Halmatic are a long-established yacht and shipbuilder, and for many years moulded the hulls for the Nicholson range of yachts. Now part of Vosper Thorneycroft, Halmatic are still in business, although they now mostly build much larger craft - from naval vessels to superyachts
Designed for Halmatic by John Sharp, the Halmatic 30 was built from the late 1970s to the mid 1980s. The design is in many ways similar to the Nicholson 31. About 200 Halmatic 30s were built in total. This sailing yacht is a very good example and she benefits from re-rigged 2009 and had a new engine installed in 2005. Ideal for seasoned sailors or new sailors alike due to her sound sea keeping properties.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Halmatic 30ft has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Kent. 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.