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Sigma 8 Metre Sport

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Boat REF# 16106
This boat has been sold
Length 8.00m (26'3")
Year 1995
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Lying Sussex


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Extra Details

Designer Jape & Jernej Jakopin/Doug Peterson
Builder Sigma
Lying Sussex


Length 8.00m (26'3")
LWL 6.99m (22'11")
Beam 2.49m (8'2")
Draft Min 0.80m (2'7")
Draft Max 1.70m (5'7")
Displacement 1,100kg (2,425.5lbs)
Headroom 1.00m (3'3")


Sloop rigged Sparcraft Aluminium spars (2000) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2000)


Reefing mainsail Westaway - Slab (2003)
Headsail - Hank On (2002)
Other sails No3 (2002)
Masthead spinnaker (2002)
Fractional spinnaker (2002)
Spinnaker gear tick


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
VHF tick
Depth sounder tick

The compass and VHF are handheld

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick

2 halyard winches
1 anchors
0.00m (0'0") of chain
40.00m (131'3") of rode
4hp outboard (2003)

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

The Sigma 8 Metre Sport is a one off design that has been built for yachting enthusiasts of all ages. It can easily be sailed by a crew of four in all wind conditions. With its' simple rig and sail plan there are no built in speed limits. There is a lifting keel which makes it easy to trailer. It can be launched and rigged without the use of a crane.

However, this boat has had its' rig modified in order to reduce the sail area. It is part of a fleet of Sigmas that were used by sailors of all abilities and so this change makes the boat easier to handle. This is a reversable modification which will enable the boat to perform to its' original design specifications.

This boat is one of six, which are for sale as a fleet also. There is a RIB and all the foulies and life jackets are part of the inventories. This makes this package perfect for anyone looking to set up a racing fleet for a club, or as a commercial venture.

The Sigma 8 has been designed to allow 6 people to sleep on-board. This boat has been stripped right down for racing, and so the creature comforts are minimal. This boat will give all who sail her the chance to experience sailing that is fun and competitive. Next step, Volvo 70s!!

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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.