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Harrison Butler 28

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Boat REF# 72044
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.60m (28'3")
Year 1936
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 30hp, Lister (1996)
Lying Falmouth


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Extra Details

Designer Harrison Butler
Builder Primmer & Snook
Lying Falmouth
Fuel capacity 27.0 ltr (5.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 218.0 ltr (48.0 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 30/05/2007


Engine 1 x Diesel 30hp
Engine make and model Lister (1996)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 5 knots


LOA 8.60m (28'3")
Beam 2.60m (8'6")
Draft Max 1.30m (4'3")
Headroom 1.73m (5'8")
Storage On mooring


10% discount on rigging

Cutter rigged unknown Wood spars (unknown year) with stainless steel standing rigging (2005)


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Mainsail SW Sails - Slab (1996)
Headsail - Furling (1996)
Other sails staysail (1996)
jib (unknown year)
spare main (unknown year)
spare foresail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Furlex roller reefing for jib. All sails appear in good order.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels


Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Construction Wood carvel
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Plank material pitch pine.
Frame material Canadian elm.
Copper fastened.

Decks: Plank material pine, cascover sheathed and painted. Sub deck is of oak. iroco gunnel/toerail.

Coach Roof: Pine on oak, cascover sheathed and painted. Mahoghany sides vanished. Skylight constructed with toughened glass.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Carpet tick
Curtains tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick

A beautiful and comfortable interior with standing headroom.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Log tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Furuno Radar Plotter M1834C
Furuno VHF/DSC GP320B
Plastimo Depth Sounder
Heading Sensor PG500

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
All-over cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Beaching legs tick

2 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
Manual windlass
3 anchors
(15KG Bruce anchor, Large Plough anchor and one Danforth)
25.00m (82'0") of chain
Bombard Mini dinghy (2000)
2.2hp outboard (unknown year)
Flexible Solar Panel.
Forehatch cover, main hatchcover and all over cover.
2 gas bottles on stern bracket.

Safety Equipment

10% Discount on courses
LPG Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Boarding ladder tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 Electric)

Fire extinguishers, smoke alarm, radar reflectors on rigging, safety lines, and flags.

Broker's Comments

A really beautiful example of the classic Harrison Butler design. This lovely boat has been well maintained and subject to extensive works over the last few years and is very well laid out with regards to the interior and also includes standing headroom. There is a long list of the jobs carried out during current ownership available on request.

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

This Harrison Butler 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Tony Hicks of Boatshed Falmouth. 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 appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and/or mechanical & electrical.

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