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Trintella  29

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Boat REF# 30131
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 8.84m (29'0")
Year 1969
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Berths 4
Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp, Sabb (1969)
Lying Sussex


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Extra Details

Designer Van de Stadt
Builder Tyler/Offshore Yachts
Lying Sussex
Fuel capacity 27.0 ltr (5.9 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 01/07/2006


Engine 1 x Diesel 10hp
Engine make and model Sabb (1969)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) Variable Pitch
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots

Engine has had its head off, valves reground, and exhaust manifold rebuilt. The shaft and prop has been repacked also.


LOA 8.84m (29'0")
LWL 6.50m (21'4")
Beam 2.51m (8'3")
Draft Max 1.29m (4'3")
Displacement 4,064kg (8,961.1lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Selden Aluminium spars (1969) with stainless steel standing rigging (2000)


Mainsail Jeckell - Slab (2003)
Headsail - Furling (2006)
Other sails Unused storm main (unknown year)
Unused storm jib (unknown year)
Unused spitfire (unknown year)

Inner forestay giving her a cutter rig option. 2 whisker poles also. New headsail made by Arun.

Electrical Systems

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


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long keel
Finish Paint finish

Awl Grip paint system applied last Autumn. Hull has VC tar coating under the 2 coats of International antifoul. Rudder rebuilt including new shaft. All new annodes.


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

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
Autopilot tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Cestrel compass also.

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual windlass
2 anchors
40.00m (131'3") of chain
New spray dodgers 2006. The mainsail bag has been retreated and the sprayhood refitted.

Safety Equipment

Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 Electric)

Broker's Comments

This Trintella is testament to the way boats used to be built in the 1960's. She has not long come out of an extensive refit, including complete awlgrip treatment,engine overhaul/service, new rudder stock, new dodgers, new No 1 Genoa (Arun), all canvass serviced/cleaned. The hull has a deep lustre and looks wonderful. This has to be one of the best Trintella's on the water today.

This boat has pretty, traditional lines and the deep blue colour of the hull makes her stand out. The single berths are larger than one would expect and the generous headroom makes the saloon comforatble. The nav' station has been well thought out and has everything within arms reach.

This Trintella will suit a couple, or a single handed sailer, who are looking for a boat with good performance and excellent sea keeping qualities. With the investment that has been made in her, she looks set to be still sailing in another 30 years.

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

This Trintella 29 has been personally photographed and viewed by John of Boatshed Sussex. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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