Snapdragon 890 for sale

Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

$12,417USD
Listed price £9,950 GBP

General information
Make/model
Snapdragon 890
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
$12,417 USD | Listed price £9,950 GBP
Year
1973
Length overall
29'2"
Length waterline
24'0"
Beam
9'6"
Draft
3'3"
Displacement
3.75 tons (U.S.)
Location
Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About this Snapdragon 890

English

The Snapdragon 890 is a well planned family cruiser ideal for exploring shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond.

This particular example was updated in 2015 with new in-mast furling mainsail, furling genoa and copper coat to hull with batteries replaced in 2018.



Accommodation


The accommodation offers up to six berths in two cabins with approximately 5'10 headroom. V berth forward with infill creating a double with storage below. Heads to port with Jabsco marine toilet and sink with cold pumped water supply. Hanging locker opposite to starboard. Saloon with settee berth to starboard, storage behind and below and L shaped dinette to port with drop down table, storage behind and below, quarter berth aft. L Shaped Galley to starboard aft with two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven, sink with cold pumped water supply and plenty of storage. Curtains. Blue patterned fabric upholstery. Teak and holly effect cabin floor.

Mechanical Systems


Located abaft the companionway. Vetus 33hp 4 cylinder diesel engine (circa 1988). Electric start. Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Shaft drive to fixed pitch three blade propeller. Single lever control. 

Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2018).

12 volt switch panel

240V shore power supply

Merlin Smartgauge Battery Management System

Solar panel

Sails and Spars


Masthead rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast and spars.  Stainless steel standing rigging (2011). Terylene running rigging. "Easyreef" In-mast mainsail furling system (2015). Furling genoa (2015). All lines led aft to cockpit. Spinnaker pole.

Mainsail - 2015 - very good
Furling Genoa - 2015 - very good 

Deck Equipment


25 lb CQR anchor with approx. 30m of 6mm chain.

Danforth kedge anchor with approx. 20m chain and warp.

Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and aluminium stanchions

Sprayhood

Named dodgers

Cockpit table

Stainless steel boarding ladder.

Various warps and fenders.

2 x Lewmar single speed non-tailing type sheet winches.

2 x Lewmar single speed non-tailing type halyard winches.

Navigation Equipment


Plastimo Contest steering compass.

Handheld compass

Tack-Tick log

Tack-Tick sounder

Navman plotter

Lowrance GlobalNav 310 GPS

Standard Horizon AIS/DSC/VHF radio with aerial, loudspeakers and microphone in cockpit.

Raymarine ST2006 Tiller Pilot

Phillips Radio/Cassette

Navigation lights.

Radar reflector.

Safety Equipment


Fire extinguishers (expiry dates unknown)

Fire blanket.

Six man canister liferaft (service date unknown)

Manual bilge pump.

2 x Electric bilge pumps.

2 x Foghorns

I x Horseshoe lifebuoy with light and mounting.

Construction


Built in 1973 by Thames Marine to their own design. Dark blue painted GRP hull with style stripes and hardwood painted rubbing strake. White and grey GRP superstructure with moulded in non-slip to decks. Twin keels with encapsulated ballast. Skeg hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit.  Anchor locker. Gas locker.

Comments


The Snapdragon 890 is a well planned family cruiser ideal for exploring shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond.

This particular example was updated in 2015 with new in-mast furling mainsail, furling genoa and copper coat to hull with batteries replaced in 2018. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

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Propulsion
Fuel
Diesel
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Broker/Dealer Information

Howard Ford Marine Sales

Tidemill Yacht Harbour
Tidemill Way
Woodbridge,
IP12 1BP
United Kingdom
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