Heard 28

Build Completed in 1990
  • Boat REF#  ·  270102
  • Length  ·  8.56m
  • Year  ·  1979
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 30hp, Yanmar 3GM (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  Falmouth, UK
Boatshed Cornwall
Boatshed Cornwall
David Coumbe

Extra Details

Designer Percy Dalton
Builder Heards of Mylor T/A Gaffers and Luggers
Lying Falmouth, UK
Fuel capacity 30.0 ltr (6.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 30hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 3GM (unknown year)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Bronze 3 Bladed Fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Engine spares

The engine has been replaced at sometime
The Domestic Batteries were replaced in 2019


Length 8.56m
LWL 8.08m
Beam 2.80m
Draft Min 1.37m
Draft Max 1.37m
Displacement 8,110kg (17,882.6lbs)
Headroom 1.85m
Storage On marina


Gaff rigged Wood spars (unknown year) with Galvanised standing rigging (unknown year)


Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Staysail (unknown year)
Spitfire Jib (unknown year)
Racing Staysail (unknown year)
Topsail (unknown year)

She comes with a full outfit of racing sails which all appear to be in good condition

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

2 burner propane Stove


Manual water system

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Beaching legs
Swim Platform

4 sheet winches
Manual windlass
3 anchors
(20kg Delta Anchor, Brittany Anchor, Brittany kedge Anchor)
25.00m of chain
Avon dinghy (unknown year)
2 Staysail self tailing bronze sheet winches, 2 Jib Sheet Winches

Nav Equipment

Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Heard 28 was built and fitted out over a number of years and not completed until 1990. She has been fitted out for competing in the Falmouth Working Boat class and sports a full sized racing rig with hollow spars. She came third in class in the 2019 Falmouth Classics.

Below decks she has a well maintained wood and white enamel interior and Sleeps 4 in two cabins.

This Heard is sold including a local mooring.

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

This Heard 28 has been personally photographed and viewed by Chris of Boatshed Cornwall. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

4 years

Why are you selling her?

Personal Circumstances

Where have you sailed her?

In and around Falmouth Harbour

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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