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1973 Nicholson 30

Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom

£11,500

 

Attractive 30ft Cruiser/Racer design from the 1970’s. Designed by Raymond Wall, moulded by Robert Ives and fitted by Camper & Nicholsons of Gosport in 1973/4.

Fin keel sailboat with berths for 4/5, galley, chart table and separate heads. Powered by a Bukh 20hp diesel engine. Part 1 Registered. Great first time cruiser or even for a spot of club racing.

 

 

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Not Applicable
Make: Nicholson
Model: 30
Year: 1973
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 29 ft / 8.84 m
Length Overall: 29 ft / 8.84 m
Waterline Length: 25'5 ft / 7.75 m
Beam: 9'9 ft / 2.98 m
Max Draft: 5'8 ft / 1.73 m
Min Draft: 5'8 ft / 1.73 m
Dry Weight: 3,302 kg
Ballast: 1,498 kg
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Bukh
  • Model: DV20
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 20hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1979

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 45 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 159 L

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Stock Number: FB 2641
Boat Class: Cruisers, Racers and Cruisers

Contact

Robert Shufflebottom
Fox's Yacht Sales Ltd

Office

Fox's Yacht Sales - Head Office
Fox's Marina
Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP2 8SA
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.



Construction

 

White painted GRP hull with cast Iron/lead fin keel.

Transom hung rudder with tiller steering

Apple white GRP deck, superstructure and self-draining aft cockpit.

Moulded non-slip surfaces

GRP internal moulding, teak joinery.

Engine

 

Bukh DV20, 20hp twin cylinder diesel engine, located beneath companionway steps

Engine believe fitted in 1979.

Reversing reduction gearbox, R & D flexible coupling to shaft driven 3 bladed fixed propeller

Single lever control

Electric start

Raw sea water cooled. Annual oil/ oil filter and impellor changed.

Accommodation

 

4 / 5 berths

Blue patterned upholstery, curtains

Manual cold water supply

Carpeted floors

Fire blanket

 

From Forward –

Forward cabin – V berth with infill and storage under

Moulded heads compartment to starboard with Lavac sea toilet (vacuum pump replaced 2019), hand basin to port

Saloon - settee converting to double berth to starboard, table with folding leaves. Bench seat to port with pipecot outboard. Assorted lockers.

Chart table - aft facing to starboard with instruments and switch panel

Galley – aft to port, L shaped GRP moulded base – Origo 3000 gimballed 2 burner alcohol hob, washbasin with manual cold water supply. Cool box and storage.

** Starboard saloon window had cracked some 5 yrs ago, owner fixed with sealant, not leaked or moved since.

Spars and Rigging

 

Deck stepped, masthead sloop rig.

Gold anodised Sailspar alloy mast (new 2000) and slab reefing Proctor boom

In line single spreaders with fore and aft lower shrouds

Roller furling headsail system

Adjustable backstay

Stainless steel wire standing rigging – replaced 2000 plus new forestay 2018.

Polyester rope running rigging – some led aft to Spinlock clutches

2 speed mainsheet on adjustable track in cockpit

Genoa tracks and cars plus reaching tracks

2 x Halyard, 2 x Genoa & 2 x secondary winches

Sails

 

Slab reefed mainsail – Dolphin Sails

 

Furling genoa with blue UV strip  - Golding Sails

Other older sails unused by current owners, inc’ spinnaker and hank-on jib.

Electrics

 

12 volt system – 2 x 12v (85 and 71ah) batteries with changeover switch.

Alternator charging

12v electrics running domestic & sailing systems.

Bow, stern, steaming, deck & masthead tri-white navigation lights

240v extension cables with 13amp socket and USB. Separate battery charger.

Navigation Equipment

 

2 x seat mounted steering compasses with s/s protectors

NASA Clipper instruments  - steering compass sensor (2020), EML2 speed (2019), depth, wireless wind unit (2018)

Navico RT6500S VHF radio (non DSC)

Icom IC-M91D handheld DSC VHF radio

Furuno GPS chart plotter (old unit OK for GPS position and SOG)

Navico Tiller autopilot

Nasa instruments interfaced via Quark QKA301 multi reader (2019)

GPS via Quark QKA026 wireless with AIS + wifi receiver (2019)

Masthead Hawk Windex

Tankage

 

Fuel -                45 litres stainless steel tank

Freshwater –     159 litres GRP tank

Canvas

 

Blue stackpack type mainsail cover with lazyjacks

Blue sliding hatch and instrument cover

Blue cockpit dodgers

Blue tiller cover

Cockpit cover

Cockpit cushions

Deck Equipment

 

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires

Stainless grabhandles on coachroof

Opening forehatch

4 x Tannoy vents

Large aft cockpit

4 x cockpit lockers

Harness attachment points in cockpit

11kg CQR anchor and chain. Danforth kedge anchor.

Mooring warps and fenders. Boathook.

Seago 270 3 man inflatable dinghy and oars

Honda 2.3hp 4 stroke outboard engine (2007)

Safety Equipment

 

Echomax radar reflector

2 x manual bilge pumps

Horseshoe lifebuoy and light

2 x safety harnesses

Portable gas detector. Cannister fog horn

Webbing jackstays

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.


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