Twister 28 for sale

Levington, United Kingdom

£9,950 GBP

Twister 28
General information
Twister 28
Used sail boat for sale
£9,950 GBP
Name of boat
C R Holman
Length overall
8.48 metres
Length waterline
6.55 metres
2.46 metres
1.63 metres
4,480 kg
Full Keel
Levington, United Kingdom

About this Twister 28


'Sniper' is a Kim Holman designed Twister. A fantastic small cruiser that is well mannered and fun to sail and just as handy coastal cruising as ocean crossing. With elegant lines they attract attention wherever they sail.

Viewing by appointment at our Levington Office - 01473 659 681.


The accommodation is light and airy, simply finished with painted bulkheads and rich varnished mahogany trim and offers a four five berths in two cabins.  In the forecabin, V berth with stowage under. Opening hatch to deck. Heads compartment to starboard with a  marine toilet and washbasin. Hanging locker opposite to port. In the saloon, two settee berths with stowage under and behind. Fold down saloon table. Galley to port with a two burner gimballed gas hob with grill. Stainless steel sink with hand pumped water supply. Coolbox. Opposite to starboard is the chart table with instruments. Blue upholstery throughout.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the companionway, Yanmar 1GM10 single cylinder 8hp diesel engine, fitted new in 1990. Electric start. Direct cooled. Shaft drive to three bladed propeller. 40 litre stainless steel fuel tank. Single lever control.

Electrical Systems

  • Two 12v domestic batteries
  • One 12v engine start battery
  • Solar panel
  • Alternator charging
  • 240 volt shorepower with battery charger

Spars & Sails

Masthead bermudan sloop. Alloy deck stepped mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging (2018). Terylene running rigging. Alloy spinnaker pole. Two Lewmar 40 self tailing sheet winches (2018). Two Lewmar 16 halyard winches. One Lewmar 16 winch. Slab reefed mainsail. Plastimo 609s headsail furling system.

  • Mainsail - Kemp - 2014 - good
  • Furling Genoa - Jeckells - 2017 - good
  • Spinnaker - good
  • Storm Jib - East Coast - OK

Deck Equipment

  • 25lb CQR anchor with approximately 50m chain
  • Fisherman kedge anchor
  • Blue mainsail cover
  • Blue Sprayhood (Dolphin 2017)
  • Blue cockpit dodgers with name
  • Various warps and fenders

Navigation Equipment

  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Raymarine ST40 depth instrument
  • Stowe speed & log instrument
  • Standard Horizon DSC VHF
  • Garmin 128 GPS
  • Quark A024 AIS receiver
  • Autohelm AH80 autopilot
  • Various papercharts
  • Tricolour

Safety Equipment

  • Two fire extinguishers
  • Fire Blanket
  • Co Detector
  • Jackstays
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • First aid kit
  • Radar reflector


Built in 1968  to a design by Kim Holman. White painted Mahogany and Larch planking on oak frames. Copper fastened.  Epoxy sheathed marine plywood deck with painted non-slip. Varnished mahogany superstructure. Long keel with cast iron ballast.  Keel hung rudder.  Tiller steering. Aft self draining cockpit. Keel bolts have been checked, cleaned and some replaced over the past 10 years. Last surveyed in 2014 with all recommendations done.


  • 1996 - Decks replaced, Epoxy sheaved. Toe rail and rubbing strake replaced in Iroko. Chainplate fastenings replaced.
  • 1998 - Rudder replaced in Iroko. Windows replaced.
  • 2005 - keel bolts changed and 3 changed for new. Engine removed and head overhauled with new valves.
  • 2010 - All strap floor frame bolts renewed. Port forward chain plate replaced in stainless steel.
  • 2012 - stem fitting removed, re-galvanised and replaced. Stemhead made good with oak insert.
  • 2013 - Mast partners replaced with laminated spruce units. Coach roof repaired and whole roofed resheaved in epoxy.
  • 2017 - Forward strap floors removed, timbers made good and refastened. 

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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1 x Yanmar 1GM10
Fuel capacity
40 litres
Maximum speed
10 kph
Cruising speed
7 kph
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Broker/Dealer Information

Clarke & Carter - Suffolk

Mr Stephen Carter
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Levington
United Kingdom
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