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Nimbus 26

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Boat REF# 166140
removed from sale
Length 7.80m (25'7")
Year 1980
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 85hp, Volvo Penta MD40A (1980)
Lying South Devon


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Extra Details

Builder Nimbus
Lying South Devon
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 280.0 ltr (61.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/12/2011


Engine 1 x diesel 85hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta MD40A (1980)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 4 Blade Bronze (Rope Cutters)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots

Engine rebuilt in 1997.
Cutlass bearing renewed.
Majority of rewiring done in 2010.
More rewiring done in 2013.
3000KW inverter - new 2013


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 7.80m (25'7")
Beam 2.85m (9'4")
Draft Min 0.84m (2'9")
Draft Max 0.91m (3'0")
Headroom 1.85m (6'1")
Storage Ashore

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Copper bottomed hull - refreshed in 2012


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

Flavel Vanessa Cooker
Eberspacher heating
Jabasco toilet 2012

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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

Raymarine C80 Radar/Chartplotter/GPS
Garmin GPS152H new in 2012
Garmin Echo 300C Fishfinder new in 2012
DSC VHF Radio ICON IC-M411 new in 2012

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bow Thruster tick

Electric Lofrans windlass (with remote control)
1 anchors
45.00m (147'8") of chain

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick

3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 electric)

Liferaft new January 2012

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Torquay are delighted to offer this Nimbus 26 for sale. If you are looking for a spacious weekender, ideal for local cruising, then this could be the boat for you. Once on board you get the feeling of lots of space and storage. She can easily accommodate 4 for an overnight stay with two separate double cabins. She has lots of great extra’s, heating, proper fridge, bow thruster and new navigational equipment, just to mention a few. There is also a survey from December 2011, which may be viewed.
If you would like more information or if you would like to organise a viewing then please contact me.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Nimbus 26 has been personally photographed and viewed by Jane Robinson of Boatshed Torquay. 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.