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New Instructions – Hallberg Rassy 36 for sale

New Instructions – Hallberg Rassy 36 for sale

Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a stunning and lovingly maintained Hallbery Rassy 36. There really is not much I can say about the Hallberg Rassy that you don’t already know but for sure you will be pleased to hear that this boat has not only been well maintained and kept up to date in every respect but also that she is incredibly well equipped. Add up all the extras and additions to this yacht and you will quickly appreciate not only the value but that she is also very much ‘ready to go’. When I stepped onboard I could not believe her almost immaculate appearance that our detailed photographs show and I will be delighted to share this with you. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Hunter Horizon 23 for sale

New Instructions – Hunter Horizon 23 for sale

Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Hunter Horizon 23. Designed by David Thomas, the Hunter Horizon 23 was a popular yacht with over 200 being built between 1989 and 1998. With a ballast ratio of over 50%, and an efficient and easily handled three-quarter rig, both fin and twin keel versions sail well. This Hunter 23 has clearly been well looked after by the present owners and maintenance has been kept up to date. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Maxum 2100SC for sale

New Instructions – Maxum 2100SC for sale

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Maxum 2100 SC. These are smart sports cuddy cruisers and offer a comfortable cockpit layout with ample seating plus a forward cabin for ‘weekending’ or just stowing gear. This example has been cared for by her owners and is presented in clean condition. She will whip along at around 45 knots so hold on tight! Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Zodiac Yachtline 480DL for sale

New Instructions – Zodiac Yachtline 480DL for sale

Wednesday, 06 February 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a lightly used Zodiac Yachtline 480. This is a really smart looking RIB equipped with a fully serviced and maintained Evinrude ETEC (maintenance print outs on file). The boat has been used for light seasonal use only, has never been anti-fouled and kept in dry store when not being used. A great layout with plenty of seating makes this RIB ideal for families. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 5-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Upgraded Sealine S360 Ambassador for sale

New Instructions – Upgraded Sealine S360 Ambassador for sale

Friday, 01 February 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale an exceptional Sealine 360 Ambassador. This is a truly exceptional boat that has lost all traces of the original Ambassador colours following a full and extensive refit in 2008 that has brought her right up to date. Also installed in 2008 in an immaculate engine bay are twin 270hp Cummins Mercruiser engines with just over 30 hours on each. She is beautifully and tastefully furnished throughout and everything is of the highest standard and quality. If you are looking for a comfortable, near perfectly presented cruiser that you could ‘step on and go’ then this is the boat for you. I’m looking forward to showing you onboard and appointments can be arranged 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth and Boatshed Brixham broker.

New Instructions – Moody 34 for sale

New Instructions – Moody 34 for sale

Friday, 25 January 2013

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Moody 34. These are really excellent, nice looking centre cockpit yachts with a well laid out interior. The Moody 34 started life in 1983 and continued in production until 1986 with a total of 165 being built. Production then continued as the 346 which had an identical hull. It was clear when I went onboard this yacht that she has been thoughtfully and carefully looked after. Lines are led aft to the cockpit and several items have recently been replaced or updated. Once again I find myself wondering how a 34’ yacht can feel so big. The forward cabin is a good size but it is of course the light and spacious aft cabin that is the yachts greatest asset. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth and Boatshed Brixham broker.

Sealine SC38 for sale

Sealine SC38 for sale

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Boatshed Brixham and Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Sealine SC38. Stepping onboard I was immediately struck by the amount of wood that Sealine have used throughout the boat. The cockpit is very well laid out with more than enough seating and this is good comfortable seating too. All too often seats seem to be an after thought on boats not really taking into account just how the area will be used. In this case you can sit with friends, talk and watch the BBQ at the same time. The engine bay is easily accessed and stepping down into the engine bay it is really easy to access the major items. The twin 300hp D4 will whip you along at a satisfying 34 knots. As you might imagine for a boat of this age it is immaculate in the engine bay. However, it’s below decks in the main saloon and galley area that really sets this boat apart. The large overhead skylight floods the saloon with light and there are also large rectangular ports to let even more light in. The woodwork below is washed walnut and the cabin doors have that satisfying solid feel to them. In summary I can do not better than quote Motor Boat Monthly whose verdict was –“Sealine's SC series is officially the most exciting thing to happen to sportscruisers in years.” Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

Redbay Stormforce 11 for sale

Redbay Stormforce 11 for sale

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Boatshed Brixham are delighted to offer for sale an exceptional Redbay Stormforce 11.

Jeanneau 40DS for sale

Jeanneau 40DS for sale

Tuesday, 08 January 2013

Boatshed Brixham are delighted to offer for sale a well-presented Jeanneau 40DS. The 40DS, like her slightly larger 43DS, is extremely spacious and the three cabin and two heads layout makes excellent use of space especially for the larger family where the children for example, might prefer their own cabin.

Over 35 cracking boats up for auction in January 2013

Over 35 cracking boats up for auction in January 2013

Wednesday, 02 January 2013

We have over 35 quality boats under the hammer later this month. The catalogue is live and you can start bidding on January 21st.

New instructions – Ribeye TA480 for sale

New instructions – Ribeye TA480 for sale

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Ribeye Used Approved are delighted to offer for sale a lightly used Ribeye TA480. This boat has less than 60 hours running time on the engine and is offered for sale under the unique Ribeye Used Approved Scheme.

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice

Boat Retailers and Brokers Code of Practice

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

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New Instructions – Vancouver 27 for sale

New Instructions – Vancouver 27 for sale

Monday, 10 December 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Vancouver 27. The Vancouver 27 was designed by Canadian, Robert B. Harris. In 1974 the first wooden hull was built in England, by Pheon Yachts, and shortly afterwards the design was changed to GRP, with a slight extension to the waterline beam. Due to the high build quality, the UK-built Vancouver 27s became a popular design, with around 250 built, before Northshore took over the design in 1986.The Vancouver 27 design is biased towards stability, ease of handling, load carrying ability and comfortable accommodation for a crew of one or two. This Vancouver 27 is well equipped and well presented. Her light wood interior is very pleasing and she benefits from a recently installed Beta engine. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New instructions – Ribeye A600 Custom for sale

New instructions – Ribeye A600 Custom for sale

Friday, 23 November 2012

Ribeye Used Approved are delighted to offer for sale a stunning Ribeye A600 Custom. This boat has less than 5 hours running time on the engine and is offered for sale under the unique Ribeye Used Approved Scheme.

A choice of tasty Ribeyes

A choice of tasty Ribeyes

Monday, 12 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a selection (or is it a ‘rack of Ribeyes’?) of lightly used ex demonstrator Ribeyes. These boats represent excellent value especially as they are also backed by the Ribeye Approved scheme.

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat  (Cruiser) for sale

New Instructions – Drascombe Longboat (Cruiser) for sale

Thursday, 08 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a incredibly well equipped Drascombe Longboat Cruiser. The Cruiser was a ‘week end cruiser’ version of the Longboat with the benefit of a cuddy cabin providing two full length berths. Along with the sprayhood and cockpit enclosure its quite possible to spend extended time cruising. This example has a very complete inventory including a full road trailer, recent covers and upholstery and many, many extras including navigation gear. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Halmatic 30 for sale

New Instructions – Halmatic 30 for sale

Tuesday, 06 November 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Halmatic 30. First launched in 1979 the Halmatic 30 shares the same timeless seagoing qualities of the Nicholson 31. She is a heavy displacement cruiser with a high ballast ratio. In total over 200 were built. This Halmatic 30 has been in the same ownership since new. Unusually therefore I have on file much of the original documentation. She is now in need of a new owner to breath new life into her but once she has been updated she should be good for many years to come. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Sadler 29 for sale

New Instructions – Sadler 29 for sale

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Sadler 29. The Sadler 29 yacht is part of British yachting history. Over 380 were built between1981 and 1994 and the design has firmly established itself as one of the all-time favourites of her size. Though conceived as a fast cruising yacht, like all Sadlers the 29 has a surprising turn of speed. However, she sacrifices none of her good manners, or easy handling qualities to achieve this. Like her smaller sister, the 29 has a deep, well protected cockpit and a rig which is exceptionally easy to manage for short-handed crews. After spending some time onboard I would suggest that she is in need of some cosmetic updating. When that is completed though she will serve her new owner well and present herself very well indeed. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.

New Instructions – Sadler 32 for sale

New Instructions – Sadler 32 for sale

Monday, 15 October 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Sadler 32. The Sadler 32 evolved from the hugely successful Contessa 32, also designed by David Sadler. The Contessa 32 was a real classic of its time, with elegant lines, low profile and superb heavy weather performance. However, in 1979 David Sadler designed the Sadler 32 to deal with the shortcomings of the Contessa 32, being limited accommodation through low headroom and narrow beam, sluggish light weather performance and rolling downwind. The result was the Sadler 32, which embodied several innovative features and represented an important "milestone" in cruising yacht design. About 300 Sadler 32s were built over a ten year period from 1979 to 1989. The boat proved enormously popular and is one of the best cruiser/racers still available today. This example was one of the last to be built by Sadlers and has had just one owner from new. She is well presented and has been well maintained Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker

New Instructions – Jeanneau Arcadia for sale

New Instructions – Jeanneau Arcadia for sale

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Boatshed Dartmouth are delighted to offer for sale a Jeanneau Arcadia. The design does not really date at all and down below the open plan layout is full of plenty of wood. The aft cabin and separate heads to starboard ensure good space for family or friends. There are folding doors to shut off the forecabin so its not completely open plan. In summary, overall a good design with no surprises. And I suspect she has quite a decent turn of speed as well. Appointments to view can be booked in advance 6-days a week directly with Paul Singer your Boatshed Dartmouth broker.