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John Barker Ltd Sea Seal 28

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Boat REF# 56413
This boat has been sold
Length 8.54m (28'0")
Year 1977
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 20hp, Bukh DV20 (unknown year)
Lying Suffolk


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Extra Details

Designer Angus Primrose
Builder John Barker Ltd
Lying Suffolk
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Water capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Bukh DV20 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.54m (28'0")
LWL 7.63m (25'0")
Beam 2.95m (9'8")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Draft Max 1.22m (4'0")
Headroom 1.75m (5'9")
Storage Ashore


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Procter Aluminium spars (1977) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Dolphin - roller boom (1998)
Headsail - Furling (1998)
Other sails Geona (1998)
Genoa (2004)

Electrical Systems

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


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


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Drapes tick

Good, clean and uncluttered interior, good sized forward cabin, very useful and easily converted saloon and a small aft cabin.
October 2008; Samsung 19" FSTV HD Ready fitted

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

Brand new NASA Navtex and Silva VHF DSC radio fitted.
November 2008 added;
New hand held VHF radio and a NASA marine Navtex.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
1 anchors
(Danforth 14kg)
15.24m (50'0") of chain
Brand new Raymarine ST2000+ auto pilot included

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Novermer 2008; New flares.

Broker's Comments

A pleasing craft, good interior space and very well equipped. the owner has furnished her with numerous navigation, communication and leisure items.
New VHF DSC radio fitted, new gas cooker and new Samsung HD Ready 19" FSTV installed.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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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.