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LM 30

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Length: 30.68ft / 9.35m

Price £33,500 inc Vat

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Boat Details


  • Builder: LM Glasfiber
  • Designer: Bent Juules
  • Construction: GRP


  • Length (Feet): 30.68
  • Length (Metres): 9.35
  • Beam: 3.05 meter
  • Min Draft: 1.5 meter
  • Max Draft: 1.5 meter
  • Displacement: 5000
  • Ballast: 1800
  • LOA: 9.35 meter
  • LWL: 8 meter
  • Fuel Capacity: 1 x 200 L (44 Gal)
  • Water Capacity: 1 x 200 L (44 Gal)


  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Engine Model: MD17C
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 2144
  • Type of Propeller: 3 Blade, Aluminum
  • Total Power: 36



1983 LM 30 Designed by Bent Juuls Andersen. Built by LM Glasfiber in Denmark.

Comfortable double ended, long fin keeled sloop with enclosed wheelhouse and aft cockpit. Equipment includes bow thruster, electric anchor winch, heating, hot water etc.

Updated since 2012 with new mast, rigging, mainsail, most navigation kit, engine overhauled. ?Vrijheid? has been laid up ashore for the last 3 years is ready to launch and go boating. Includes re-launching and re-commissioning by the owner. Part 1 British registered. Hull No 144.



Off white GRP hull (epoxy below w/l 2012) with broad blue style line and boot stripe

Encapsulated long fin keel.

Partial skeg hung rudder with wheel steering from wheelhouse and tiller from cockpit.

Off white GRP deck, superstructure, wheelhouse and aft cockpit.

Wheelhouse windows re-sealed 2012.

Moulded non-slip deck surfaces, grey painted.

Teak laid cockpit seats and varnished sole board giving access to engine.

Internal GRP moulding with mahogany joinery.



VOLVO MD17C 36 HP three cylinder diesel engine.

Fresh water, heat exchanger cooling. Flex mounts.

Saildrive reduction gear with three blade fixed pitch propeller.

Single lever engine controls at internal helm.

2144 engine hrs.

2012/13 Engine was removed and overhauled with a new hull diaphragm,

reconditioned ancillaries inc’ alternator, starter, water pump and injectors.

Engine repainted with all new engine room sound insulation. Many engine spares.

Side-Power 12v bow thruster with controls at internal helm.



Fresh water – 200 litre s/steel tank.

Fuel – 200 litre s/steel diesel tank.

Hot water tank 2012 heated by engine or 220v immersion heater.



2 x Andersen 12 self tailing winches in cockpit with jammers.

2 x Andersen 40 headsail sheet winches.

1 x Andersen 10 on mast with jammers for halyards.

Lewmar 16 on aft deck for kedge anchor.

Mast and Rigging


Masthead sloopCompletely re-rigged in 2012

2012 ZSpar silver alloy in-mast furling single spreader deck stepped mast & boom.

Adjustable pole track to mast.

Fitted mast steps – foot to masthead.

2012 1 x 19 s/steel wire standing rigging with insulated backstay.

Terylene running rigging with controls led back to 6 x jammers at cockpit.

Profurl headsail furling gear. 

Halyard jammers on mast. Sprung rod kicker on boom.

Walder boom brake.



2012 in-mast furling mainsail by Lee Sails.

Dutch roller genoa with blue cover.

2 x spare headsails.

Storm jib.

Cruising chute.



12 volt system – 3 x 110 ah Rolls AGM batteries (new 2012/13) for services, engine

start and bow thruster.

12v system rewired 2013 with new Paneltronics breaker panel.

12v lighting throughout with LED bulbs.4 x 12v sockets.

240 volt system – Shore power cable, ring main with RCB and breaker, 4 x sockets, Victron 240v charger / 800w inverter and battery monitor.

Immersion heater in 2012 Isotherm hot water tank also heated by engine.

2 x 12v 20w solar panels on wheelhouse roof with regulator.

Navigation Equipment


Sestrel Moore overhead steering compass.

Furuno GPS navigator.

Furuno NX300 Navtex.

2012 Garmin GMI 10 Multimeter echo sounder, log, speed, sea temperature, wind speed and direction.

2012 Garmin 200i  DSC VHF R/T linked to AIS transponder (send & receive)

2012 Garmin 100 DSC VHF emergency R/T with sternguard antenna.

2012 Garmin GPS Map 750 with radar, UK to Canary Islands charts and self levelling scanner.

Raymarine ST4000 Tillerpilot plus spare unit.

Simrad Tillerpilot – new 2014

2 x electric screen wipers on wheelhouse.



Five berths in two cabins.


            Oatmeal tweed upholstery, patterned curtains & throw cushions.


            Opening deck hatches above wheelhouse, saloon and forecabin.


            Webasto diesel fired hot air cabin heating – serviced.


            Hot & cold pressurised water, heated by engine and 220v immersion


            Brass clock, barometer and oil lamp. Wempe brass thermometer / hygrometer.


            12v TV with DVD in saloon with aerial on mast.


            Carpets throughout.


            Fabric upholstery and throw cushions.


            Oil lamp.

Forecabin - V berth with infill to form double berth.

Separate head to stbd with Rheinstrom heavy duty manual sea toilet, pull out GRP wash basin, h&c pressure water, pull out shower head with flex pipe and teak shower grating. Shower drain pump. Hanging lockers to port opposite head.

Saloon with single settee berth to port, drop leaf table midships and L shaped settee berth to stbd with infill to form double berth. Cupboards / shelving above and outboard of seating. Lee cloths on p&s berths.

Steps up to wheelhouse / galley - Helm position to starboard with wheel steering, instruments and twin helm seat, 2012 Isotherm 12v fridge under helm seat. 2012 SMEG two burner s/steel gimballed gas cooker with oven & grill, 2012 s/steel sink with H&C pressure water and foot operated fw pump to port.

Sliding doors out to cockpit with seats to p&s and fold out cockpit table.

Engine under cockpit sole and storage / battery comp under wheelhouse.


Deck Equipment


Stainless steel stemhead fitting with tilting anchor roller assembly

Draining anchor locker fwd. Delta bower anchor with chain and warp.

Lofrans 12v electric anchor capstan, chain gypsy, warping drum & remote control. Danforth type stainless steel kedge anchor mounted on pulpit and spare anchor. 

8 x mooring cleats,

S/s open pulpit, stanchions, and split pushpit with outboard stowage bracket.

S/s folding boarding ladder at stern.

Mainsheet track on wheelhouse roof, Genoa sheet tracks to p&s with twin roller cars. Stern mounted  Scanstrut Radome support pole – self-levelling.

Teak grab rails to p & s on coachroof and wheelhouse.

2012 blue canvass wheelhouse window covers.

Cockpit cushions, hatch covers, winch covers.

Full cockpit enclosure tent with opening sides and rear.

Unused new cockpit tent and 2018 blue cockpit tonneau cover.

Ensign and staff.

Winch handle pocket in cockpit.

Safety Equipment


Auto electric and Whale Gusher 25 manual bilge pumps. 2 x harness points in cockpit. Sidedeck webbing jackstays. Fire blanket. 3 x fire extinguishers. Fog horn.

Horseshoe lifebuoy.

LED navigation lights – tricolour, steaming, deck flood and p/s on pulpit.


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.


Outboard engine brackets


Teak cockpit


Bow thruster

Marine head

Electric bilge pump


Solar panel

Shore power inlet


Furling genoa

Tv set

Navigation center

Furling mainsail

Log speedometer

Asymmetric spinnaker

Dvd player



Storm jib



Cockpit cushions

Cockpit cover

Sea water pump

Battery charger

Genoa cover

Steering wheel

Wind speed and direction

Swimming ladder


Hot water

Manual bilge pump



Cockpit table


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