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Lynx Leisure 29

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Boat REF# 16166
This boat has been sold
Length 8.80m (28'10")
Year 1983
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 1 x diesel 20hp, Volvo 2020 (2002)
Lying Essex


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Extra Details

Designer Frank Pryor
Builder Jaguar Yachts
Lying Essex
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Fuel capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 20hp
Engine make and model Volvo 2020 (2002)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) 3 blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots

Sterling automatic battery charger.


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Length 8.80m (28'10")
LWL 7.62m (25'0")
Beam 2.81m (9'3")
Draft Min 1.19m (3'11")
Draft Max 1.19m (3'11")
Displacement 2,800kg (6,174.0lbs)
Headroom 1.87m (6'2")


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Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1983) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


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Reefing mainsail Quay - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Bi-radial headsail, fully battoned mainsail. Lazyjacks.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish

Twin keeled. Holding tank warning.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Brookes & Gatehouse instruments.

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Manual windlass
1 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Swim ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Purpose built gantry for ease of access.

Broker's Comments

The Lynx 29 was produced by Jaguar Yachts and is almost identical to the Leisure 29. They have a reputation as remarkably sturdy sea going boats. To quote from the original brochure: “The hull is built in solid GRP with foam ribs and stringers for exceptional strength and minimum maintenance. The deck is in balsa sandwich for maximum insulation properties.Down below the cabins are fitted out in teak veneers and quality furnishings. Double lined throughout, the interior has long tinted windows which make the saloon light and airy by day. The companion way steps are easily removed to give access to the engine. The basic arrangement is a dinette which will seat five people in comfort with four more on the berth opposite. A separate toilet compartment, and hanging locker are fitted between the main saloon and forecabin. A full galley is fitted with cooker, sink and icebox.”

She definitely feels sturdy when first climbing on-board and there is an overwhelming sense of space both outside, with an impressively large cockpit and inside with full standing headroom, a navigation station, which you can actually fit into and cleverly converts to a quarter berth, large saloon and galley.

She is presented nicely throughout, has a good inventory and the icing on the cake is the recently fitted engine, which from the looks of it has done very few hours at all.

The overall impression is of a larger yacht, but everything seems to be in the right place, instruments, controls, winches, etc. and with halyards running back to the cockpit I imagine short handed or even single-handed sailing would be a breeze. And if all this wasn't enough she even comes with a Sailing Today review in 2003 by Colin Jarman. This boat has been viewed and photographed by Chris of Boatshed Essex. Register or log in to see 45 more photos of this boat. These boat details are subject to contract.

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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.