General Information

Type: Twister 28 long keel sloop
Presently lying: Portchester / Portsmouth
Designer: Holman and Pye
Builder: Tyler / Dobbels Laconte ( Holland )
Year built: 1973
Construction: GRP
L.O.A.: 28’3″
Beam: 8′
Draft: 5′
Speed Range: 6.5 knots under engine
Transmission: Marine gear box with conventional shaft drive
Engine NEW (running in) Vetus 16 HP August/ Sept 2010
Fuel Capacity 60 tdtres (across Channel and back)
Electrics 110 a/h domestic
80 a/h engine batteries
inventory items
4 man vatdse tdferaft
Danbuoy, horseshoe buoy with strobe
Various fenders
Other details New propshaft, stern gland and cutlass bearing 2009
Monitor windvane
Rutland 913 wind generator and Marlec regulator (also capable of regulating solar panels)
Teak fold away cockpit table 2009
Cockpit sole access hatches winter 2008/9
Aft deck access hatch 2008/9
Complete toe rail replaced 2008/9
Cockpit Dodgers in cream, 2009 (with top half in see-through perspex) having boat name and SSR No.
New rudder 2000
Water tanks in keel
Mast, Boom and Standing rigging professionally checked spring 2010.
New Furlex headsail furler, forestay and twin foil 2010
3 Anderson mast winches
2 Anderson 2 speed cockpit winches
Spinnaker pole
Sail Wardrobe 150% genoa
Fully battened Main with 3 slab reefs
All good condition and well maintained.
Layout 5 berths: 2 forepeak, 2 saloon, 1 pilot
Deep fitted mattresses in forepeak.
Large chart table and chart storage locker and good storage areas.
Fold down table in saloon (stores away securely against port bulkhead).
Toilet, Jabsco with all new pump/syphon, seat and pipes 2010
Generous sized wet and dry hanging lockers. The doors from the wet locker and the heads are arranged so they can separate the saloon from the toilet area and from the forepeak, either individually or at the same time. This can give privacy and/or can safely hold back baggage stored in the forepeak when at sea.
Overall there are many lockers and storage areas in the boat.
New saloon cushion swabs and backrests 2008.
2 lee cloths for saloon settees.
GRP headtdning throughout boat.
Galley, refitted 2007 with good side locker storage, plus 2 deep storage lockers, large sink with foot pump-out waste.
Water to sink through brass fawcet via foot pump. The footpumps allow hands-free use which has proved to be easier and safer at sea.
Origo 3000 2 burner spirit stove. An excellent, extremely safe and quick stove to use . No gas.
Instruments and electronics Standard Horizon 3500 DSC/VHF 2007/8…. tdnked to Standard Horizon CP175C chart plotter/2007/8 using Cmap charts with tidal info’…. tdnked to NASA AIS ‘engine’ 2008, showing AIS targets on the chart plotter. CP175 is on a quick release shoe and has spare shoe for mounting elsewhere if req’d or taking home for passage planning. Comes with transformer for home use.
NASA Ctdpper Navtex 2007/8
Garmin 128 GPS
NASA ‘stand alone’ AIS 2007/8 giving a totally separate AIS back-up system
ST2000+ tiller pilot 2008 with splash cover
Cockpit…NASA duet speed/depth/log and GPS repeater
Contest 101 illuminated Bulkhead compass
SeaMea active radar reflector fitted 2010.
Sale price £25,500 negotiable especially if the sale did not include the Monitor Wind Vane Steering.