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Victoria 30

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Boat REF# 155655
removed from sale
Length 9.04m (29'8")
Year 1987
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Sleeping berths 5
Engine 1 x diesel 18hp, Yanmar 2GM 20F (1988)
Lying Medway, Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Chuck Paine
Builder Victoria Marine, Warsash
Lying Medway, Kent
Fuel capacity 54.5 ltr (12.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 14/08/2012


Engine 1 x diesel 18hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM 20F (1988)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Prop(s) Variprop
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7 knots
Engine spares tick


10% Discount on Boat Insurance
Length 9.04m (29'8")
LWL 7.11m (23'4")
Beam 2.92m (9'7")
Draft Min 1.40m (4'7")
Displacement 4,086kg (9,010.0lbs)
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Cutter rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1988) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2006)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Gowen - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, Lazy Jacks, 3 Reefs
Headsail Kemp - Hank On (2012)
Other sails Headsail - Hood (2007)
Jib (unknown year)
Staysail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Electrical Systems

24 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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

Originally produced in the USA as the Leigh 30, the Victoria 30 was designed by Chuck Paine in 1979 as a surefooted, traditional cruising yacht. Built in the UK from 1982 to the mid 1990s, they have a good turn of speed due to the relatively modern hull design, with a long keel added for directional stability. This Victoria has the added benefit of Bruntons feathering propellor, a Wind Pilots wind helm ( as new ), hot and cold pressurized water system and eberspacher heating.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 4
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick

This Victoria 30 has charming accommodation. She smells and looks good below decks. The wood is a very warm honey colour and the finish to the joinery looks good too. This is a traditional style vessel but will appeal to young and old. A lovely layout and perfect blend of functionality and beauty.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Navigational details
Plastimo Compass
Stowe Navsounder depth
Stowe Navigator 1 speed
Stowe Wind Instrument
Garmin GPS map 451 chartplotter
Nasa target Navtex pro
VHF Icom radio IC - M411
Autohelm AH600
Pacific Windvane Self Steering

Deck Gear

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

2 halyard winches
3 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
(1 x CQR 35Ib and 1 x 25Ib)
0.00m (0'0") of chain
Pacific Wind Pilot windvane self-steering system

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Horn tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This superb Victoria 30 sailing yacht is a pretty double ender. A Chuck Paine classic, moulded by Northshore to Lloyds spec, and fitted out by Victoria Marine. She will have exceptionally good handling under sail. 'Yachting Monthly' commented on the design as ".... we were impressed by the speeds she attained" and ".... had the sure-footedness and easy motion that you associate with a well-shaped long-keeled yacht of medium displacement"
The accommodation is beautifully finished with the benefit of teak decking additional lockers. This vessel is well equipped and benefits from a wind vane self-steering system and a Variprop.
This boat will attract a discerning sailor but be ideal for beginners or seasoned sailors alike. She is also very cosy inside too.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Victoria 30 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.