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Finnsailer 29 for sale in Argyll United Kingdom

LOCATION

Argyll United Kingdom

YEAR

1971

LENGTH

29.27 ft.

DETAILS

Condition

Used

Name

SARA LOU

Year

1971

Make & Model

Finnsailer 29

Boat type

Power

Length

29.27 ft.

Fuel Type

Diesel

Location

Argyll United Kingdom

MEASUREMENTS

Beam

2.79 ft.

Draft

1.08 ft.

DESCRIPTION

Summary

The Finnsailer 29 "SARA LOU" is a much loved example of Primrose's distinctive flared bow design. Boasting a long keel and cruiser stern, the vessel offers practical layout with double forward cabin, saloon with linear galley and separate aft cabin. Powered by a Volvo Penta MD2030 marine diesel engine with 29hp, the vessel also includes a comprehensive inventory, such as a Single Station Hydraulic Wheel Steering, NASA Clipper Duet system, Depth/Speed & Log, Standard Horizon CP300 chart plotter, and much more. She is lying ashore at Creran Marine, available for immediate viewing by appointment.

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With her characteristic flared bow sections the Finnsailer 29 is instantly recognisable as a Primrose designed hull. With her long keel and cruiser stern the design has proven to be well mannered and capable. Below decks she offers a practical layout with double forward cabin, saloon with linear galley and separate aft cabin.

A much loved example of the Finnsailer 29 SARA LOU has been with her current owners since 1999. Now reluctantly for sale as her owner swallow the anchor SARA LOU has been on a final cruise and is now offered for sale lying ashore. Her comprehensive inventory includes:

Volvo Penta MD2030 marine diesel engine, 29hp

AMS alternator controller

Single station hydraulic wheel steering

Stainless steel diesel tank, fitted new in 2018

NASA Clipper Duet system, Depth/Speed & Log

NASA Target wind system

Standard Horizon CP300 chart plotter

Eagle Fish ID128 Fishfinder

Inflatable dinghy, new in 2021

Honda 2hp 4-stroke outboard

Lying ashore at Creran Marine the Finnsailer 29 SARA LOU is available for immediate viewing by appointment.

CONSTRUCTION

Hull Construction:

Single piece GRP moulded hull

GRP formed internal structural members

Plywood bulkheads, glassed to hull and deck head

Topsides finished in single pack navy paint

Deck & Superstructure Construction:

Single piece deck moulding, incorporating coachroof and doghouse superstructure.

White painted finish to deck and superstructure

Treadmaster non-slip panels to finish decks

Keel & Rudder:

Full length moulded GRP keel.

Skeg supported full depth steel rudder

MACHINERY

Engine:

Volvo Penta MD2030 marine diesel engine

29hp

3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled

Volvo Penta mechanical reversing marine gearbox

Volvo Penta dash panel with gauges for Oil Pressure, Water Temp, Amps.

Maintenance & Performance:

Engine last serviced June 2022

Recorded engine running hours 1,879hrs

Cruising speed under engine 4.5kts

Propulsion & Steering:

Stainless steel prop shaft

Bronze 3-blade fixed prop

Single station hydraulic wheel steering

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

Voltage systems:

12VDC onboard power system

Battery Banks:

Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 96Ah lead acid

Domestic Battery – 2x 12VDC, 110Ah lead acid

Alternator:

Single engine driven 12VDC alternator

AMS alternator controller

General:

Windscreen wipers port and starboard

PLUMBING

Fresh Water:

Coldwater only system

Pump on-demand type taps in galley and heads

Bilge Pumps:

Manual bilge pump

TANKAGE

Fuel:

Single diesel tank (2018)

Stainless steel construction

Approximate capacity 135ltr

Fresh Water:

Single fresh water tank.

Approximate capacity 135ltr

Tank Monitoring:

Fuel tank guage at helm station

NAVIGATION & COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT

At Helm:

Depth/Speed & Log – NASA Clipper Duet system

Wind – NASA Target system

Plotter – Standard Horizon CP300

Fishfinder – Eagle Fish ID128

Magnetic Compass x2

Communications Equipment:

DSCVHF – XM DSC VHF

Navtex – NASA Target Pro Plus

DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT

Galley:

Galley Stove – Plastimo Neptune 2000 gas cooker. 2 burner, grill and oven. Gimbal mounted. (2012)

Stainless steel sink

Cold water faucet

Heads:

Jabsco manual marine toilet

Wash hand basin

Cold water tap

Heating:

Gas fired heater in saloon

Lighting:

Overhead lighting throughout interior

Bulkhead mounted reading lamps in saloon

2x Parafin lamps in saloon

Entertainment:

FM radio heads unit in saloon

Speakers in saloon

Sharp flatscreen TV with DVD player in saloon (2022)

ACCOMMODATION

Summary of Accommodation:

Double cabin forward

Linear galley

Saloon converting to occasional double berth

Heads

Aft cabin with two single berths

Accommodation Finish:

Description of Accommodation from Forward:

Forward Cabin:

Two single berths in traditional V-berth layout

Infill section to create double berth

Standing room between berths aft

Shelves running the length of the bunks outboard, overhead.

Heads:

Self-contained compartment to port side, aft forward of galley.

Manual marine toilet mounted aft

Corner countertop unit forward, outboard with wash hand basin

Towel rail mounted on forward bulkhead inboard

Saloon:

Saloon to starboard side.

Forward and aft facing bench seating for two.

Thwartships removable table between bench seats.

With table dropped down in-fill section create occasional double berth in saloon.

Shelves outboard of seating

Galley:

Linear galley to port of saloon

Gimbal mounted gas cooker mounted forward

Worktop section centrally with inset stainless steel sink aft

Tile topped thwartships section of worktop aft

Drawers and locker beneath worktop

Shelves outboard of worktop and cooker.

Cockpit / Wheelhouse:

Helm station forward to port.

Armchair seating for helm and navigator forward port and starboard, locker storage built in to seat bases.

Engine controls and nav instrumentation mounted forward of helm seat

Bench seating to port and starboard aft of helm and navigators seats.

Cockpit lockers beneath bench seats

Cockpit cole lifting to provide access to engine space

Aft Cabin:

Accessed via companionway from aft end of cockpit

Single berths outboard port and starboard

Standing room between berths centrally

Dresser unit between bunks aft

DECK EQUIPMENT

Rig:

Deck stepped, single spreader, masthead sloop rig.

Mast and spars of timberconstruction

Stainless steel standing rigging

Roller reefing system on forestay for genoa

Block and tackle kicker system

Winches:

Primary Winches – 2x Topfit single speed winches

Mast Mounted Halyard Winch – 1x Barton single speed winch

Sails:

Mainsail – Slab reefing

Genoa – Roller reefing

Canvas Work:

Mainsail cover

Cockpit cover

Anchoring & Mooring:

Bower Anchor – Bruce anchor with chain rode

Manual Anchor Windlass – SL Hyspeed

Mooring Warps - Selection

Fenders – Selection

Tender:

Inflatable dinghy (2021 – Not used)

General:

Single bow roller

Stainless steel pulpit rail

Stainless steel deck mounted stanchions with single, plastic coated stainless steel guardwire

Guardwire gates at aft end of side decks port and starboard

Alloy deck mounted mooring cleats forward and aft

Anchor windlass mounted directly aft of anchor locker

Anchor locker beneath foredeck accessed via opening deck hatch

Stainless steel grabrails running length of coachroof port and starboard

Stainless steel quarter rails with gate centrally for accessing bathing platform.

Stern mounted stainless steel bathing platform with fixed stainless steel steps to access deck

Stainless steel folding swimming ladder mounted at stern

SAFTEY EQUIPMENT:

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, 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 owners specific needs.

Navigation Lights:

Masthead tri-colour light

Steaming light

Life saving:

Liferaft – Seago 4 person cannister raft. Service due March 2022

Horseshoe lifebuoy

Mast mounted radar reflector

Throwing line

Portable air horn

DISCLAIMER

In this case we are acting as brokers only.

The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their 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 for such engine on our part.

This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

HULL

Designer

Angus Primrose

Hull Material

GRP hull with encapsulated keel

OTHER

Displacement(kgs)

4,064 kg

Engine

Volvo Penta MD2030 marine diesel engine 29hp 3 cylinder, naturally aspirated, indirectly cooled Volvo Penta mechanical reversing marine gearbox Volvo Penta dash panel with gauges for Oil Pressure, Water Temp, Amps.

Fuel Tanks Capacity

135 litres

Length Overall

8.92 metres

Water Tanks Capacity

135 litres

Waterline Length

7.98 metres

ABOUT FINNSAILER 29

The Finnsailer 29 is 29 feet long that boasts a 2.8 feet beam. The Finnsailer 29 is made of grp hull with encapsulated keel.

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