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Fairey Huntsman 28

Colchester, United Kingdom
Length: 28.1ft / 8.56m

Price £47,500

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Boat Details

Construction

  • Construction: Wood

Measurements

  • Length (Feet): 28.1
  • Length (Metres): 8.56
  • Beam: 9' 1"
  • LOA: 28' 10"
  • Fuel Capacity: 2 x 205 L (45 Gal)
  • Water Capacity: 1 x 91 L (20 Gal)
  • Holding Capacity: 1 x 364 L (80 Gal)

Engines

  • Number of Engines: 2
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Engine Model: D3
  • Type of Propeller: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Total Power: 380

Description

Beautifully and lovingly restored Fairey Huntsman 28. Designed by Alan Burnard and originally built by Fairey Marine in 1965. Bought by the current owners in 2005 and restored by them really nicely. Re-launched in 2012, maintained to the high standard of the restoration ever since and stored inside each winter. Extensive photographic and invoice records of all the work carried out.

Description

Beautifully and lovingly restored Fairey Huntsman 28. Designed by Alan Burnard and originally built by Fairey Marine in 1965. Bought by the current owners in 2005 and restored by them really nicely. Re-launched in 2012, maintained to the high standard of the restoration ever since and stored inside each winter. Extensive photographic and invoice records of all the work carried out.

Construction

Hot moulded, mahogany laminate, deep-vee hull. Topsides sprayed white to a high gloss finish and the transom is finished in high gloss blue. Teak laid side decks and cockpit sole. Varnished timber superstructure. Blue painted cabin top with (recently) varnished grabrails and trims. Solid trim plate on transom.  

Machinery

2 x Volvo D3, 190hp, 5 cylinder diesel engines

Flexibly mounted in sound deadened compartment beneath cockpit.

Reversing reduction gearbox to single lever controls

Skeg supported shaft drive to fixed pitch bronze propellors.

Ignition panels with repeaters on to chart plotter for engine management systems.

Approx 200 hours run since installation and regularly serviced by local Volvo agent.

Tanks

Fuel 90 gallons in twin stainless tanks

 Water 20 gallons

Hot water tank/calorifier      

Holding tank

Electrics

12v system – 2 banks of 2 12v batteries. Each bank charged independently by engine driven alternators. 12v interior lighting and navigation lights. 12v distribution panel.

240v system – Shore power cable to inlet on transom. RCCB with distribution panel. 240v outlets, Sterling battery charger with splitter to each bank and immersion heater.

Accommodation

Berths for 2/4

From forward – Large v-berth with infill (this was lengthened slightly during the restoration), storage below. C- shaped settee to starboard with lowering dining table to form double berth. Galley to port with stainless steel sink and hot and cold water. Blue upholstery throughout. Heads to port with manual flushing sea toilet and sliding sink with hot and cold pressurised water. Steps to sheltered helm and co pilot station. Windscreen with canopy for shelter over helm and co pilot.Folding adjustable helm and co pilot upholstered seats. Large cockpit with bench seat aft.

Navigation Equipment

DSC VHF radio

Garmin GPS 5012 colour plotter

Garmin log, speed.

Garmin Depth

Helmsmans compass

Deck & Equipment

Stainless steel pulpit and stanchions. Stainless steel guardwires along sidedecks. Varnished grabhandles on cabin top. Manual windlass with deck mounted anchor. Stainless steel Sampson post. Varnished mast for courtesy flags, nav lights and aerials. Anchor, chain and warp. Mooring warps and fenders. Canvas shelter over helm and co-pilot. Tonneau cover for cockpit. Cockpit cushion. Stainless steel, transom mounted bathing ladder.

Safety Equipment

Manual & electric bilge pumps.

Automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment.

1 x fire extinguisher

Horseshoe lifebuoy & rescue line

FYS Comments

The Fairey Huntsman 28 is a true classic sports motorboat. Designed with fast and comfortable passages in mind.

“Shikari” has been extremely well restored and maintained and is offered in beautiful, “Ready to go” condition. Really well worth viewing.

Price

£47,500 VAT paid.

Lying

Essex

Viewing

Via Fox’s Yacht Sales Ltd, Ipswich – Tel: + 44 (0) 1473 694694

Disclaimer

In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.

Features

Swimming ladder

Oven

Navigation center

Gps

Log speedometer

Shore power inlet

Radio

Compass

Cockpit cover

Repeater

Battery charger

Teak sidedecks

Cockpit cushions

Vhf

Marine head

Depthsounder

Plotter

Hot water

Manual bilge pump

Electric bilge pump

Teak cockpit



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