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Twister 28

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Boat REF# 147311
This boat has been sold
Length 8.61m (28'3")
Year 1969
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 10hp, Yanmar 1 GM10 (unknown year)
Lying West Scotland


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Extra Details

Builder JW Upham ltd
Lying West Scotland
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 36.4 ltr (8.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 272.8 ltr (60.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 1 GM10 (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 blade
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.0 ltr (0.2 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 8.61m (28'3")
LWL 6.55m (21'6")
Beam 2.46m (8'1")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Displacement 4,500kg (9,922.5lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage In water


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1969) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - roller boom (unknown year) 3 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails genoa (unknown year)
spinnaker (unknown year)
spinnaker (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

rigging inspected and declared fit 2011

Electrical Systems

2 batteries charged by: engine


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

Solid mahogany superstructure


Total # of berths 4
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Manual water system tick

New in 2011:
water tank
Jabsco toilet with lock down handle
Refurbishment of coachroof

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

New cups required for wind speed & Direction
Chartplotter requires new aerial

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
3 anchors
(CQR, Danforth & Fisherman)
20.00m (65'7") of chain
windvane self-steering system
dinghy and outboard available by seperate negotiation, windvane not used by owner,
fitting for tillermate autopilot

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Danbuoy tick

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

Very nice example of the Twister 28 which had a full refit in 2011.

She is a great cruising boat and would be suitable for single handed sailing or with friends with berthing for four

Pictures taken August 2012
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Twister 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Ian Sawkins of Boatshed Scotland. 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.