Good example of a Nelson 29. Fitted with a new single Ford Mermaid (turbo 4) 200hp diesel in 1994.
Economical cruising as well as a very good top speed of 18 knots. An enjoyable and solid sea-kindly motor boat that is safe, practical and easy to handle. Original fit-out was to a high standard and has stood her in good stead.
Length Overall: 28'10" / 8.56m
Length at Waterline: 25'00" / 7.62m
Beam: 10'04" / 3.06m
Max Draft: 2'09" / 0.63m
Displacement: 11,200 lbs.
Single Ford Mermaid (turbo 4) 200 hp (fitted new in 1994) with a GRP built-in drip tray. 1200 hours run (approx) Single bronze 21 x 18 four bladed propeller on a conventional shaft driven via a Hurth 1.5.1 V-drive unit.
Max speed 18 knots, cruising speed of 12 knots.
Adjustable trim tabs.
Primary fuel separator.
Full engine service completed Nov. 2017.
Fuel: 1 x 150 Gallons (680 l)
Water: 1 x 37 Gallons (168 l)
No Holding tank
4 berths in all:twin V / double berths in forecabin with saloon that convert to a double.
Slightly raised saloon dinette with seating for 4.
Adjacent linear galley to starboard with ceramic sink with hot and cold pressurised water, 2 burner methylated spirit stove with grill and oven. Fridge and portable coolbox. Forward worktop stows to reveal starboard navigators seat.
Helm position to port. Wind screen has two wipers and de-misters.
Descending to the forecabin there is a nav station/worktop to starboard and heads to port.
The heads has a marine toilet, basin and shower facilities.
Heating is via shore power appliances and a fitted gas heating system which has never been used by the current owner (there is no gas currently on the boat).
12v and 240v systems with shore power
4 batteries - 2 of which were replaced in 2014 - charged by engine and shore power
Raymarine C80 plotter with Radar, depth log and speed. Autopilot is a Raytheon ST5000+.
I-Com VHF with external hailer. Also a Simrad RD68 VHF with DSC.
Fog horn and searchlight. Compass.
Vetus bow thruster - new in 2003.
Electric two-way windlass with deck and helm station controls.
Anchor with approx. 20m of chain and 10m rode.
Six decent mooring cleats and substantial bollard on foredeck.
Aft deck also has a full standing head-room cover. The older tonneau cover - (featured in photos), was replace with a new one in 2017.
The instument mast on the wheelhouse is collapsible.
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