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Legend 29

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Boat REF# 125710
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.76m (28'9")
Year 1969
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp, Yanmar 2GM 20 (1989)
Lying Medway, Kent


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Extra Details

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Designer Van de Stadt
Builder Tyler Boat Company Ltd
Lying Medway, Kent
Fuel capacity 55.0 ltr (12.1 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 55.0 ltr (12.1 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 06/06/2000


Engine 1 x Diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM 20 (1989)
Engine Hours engine1:   approx 500
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Folding (2004)
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.5 ltr (0.3 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

New instrument panels 2007. Engine well maintained.


LOA 8.76m (28'9")
LWL 6.76m (22'2")
Beam 2.69m (8'10")
Draft Min 1.68m (5'6")
Draft Max 1.68m (5'6")
Displacement 4kg (7.7lbs)
Headroom 1.78m (5'10")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Z-Spars Aluminium spars (2000) with stainless steel standing rigging (2000)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail Sobstad Genesis - Slab (2007)
Headsail - Furling (2000)
Other sails No2 Genoa (2001)
No 2 Genoa, Kemp tri-radial entex laminate (2004)
No 3 jib, Sobstad Genesis Kevlar Platinum (2000)
Mainsail Sobstad Genesis (18" short on luff) (2000)
Mainsail, Sobstad Firepath Tsp Pentax (2007)
Spinnaker, Kemp full radial all purpose Airx 600 (2004)
Spinnaker gear tick

Deck stepped mast.
Mast replaced 2000, boom replaced 2008.
Masthead wind direction indicator.
Braid on Braid running rigging replaced as and when needed. All halyards led aft with two banks of 5 clutches.
Additional Asymmetrical spinnaker (Sobstad 2001).

Electrical Systems

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


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

This Van De Stadt Legend 29 has been in her current ownership for 9 years. Hull and deck structure-GRP with plywood frame.
GRP deck,
Iron FIn Keel and skeg hung rudder.
Hull epoxied 2000 and 2006. Anti-fouled August 2010. The hull looks very good for her age and the Legend is a derivative of the very successful Splinter design. Very sea kindly and suitable for both club racing and family cruising.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Heads 1 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Manual water system tick

This Legend is presented exceptionally well. She smells and looks good and has been refurbished over the years. New teak faced ply and teak trim to below decks and new blue upholstery throughout.

0 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Navigational detail.
Garmin 45 GPS (2001)
Clipper Wind speed system (2004)
Clipper WInd Close-hauled (2004)
Clipper GPS repeater (2004)
2 x Clipper echo sounder Log/speed (2004)
Navman 7100 VHFDSC radio (2004)
Clipper compass (2004)
2 x Clipper battery monitors
Tiller autopilot (1970)
clock, barometer and clinometer.
Sowester Grid Compass

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
1 anchors
30.00m (98'5") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

3 Fire extinguishers, fire blanket, Radar Reflector, Foghorn, 2 horseshoe lifebelts.

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This must be one of the most highly specified Legend 29's with the most extensive sailing wardrobe of good sails that I have seen.
This is a beautiful sailing yacht, presented for sale in fabulous condition. She is not musty and there is still a lustre in the interior. The current owner has had her for many years and has spared no expense in updating her. She is ideal for first time sailors and seasoned yachtsmen too as she has very good sea keeping qualities. She is ready to go now for the new owner.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Legend 29 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Medway. 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.