Salcombe Trader 27

Well Equipped Character Gaffer
£13,950.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  304674
  • Length  ·  8.20m
  • Year  ·  1994
  • Construction  ·  Composite
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  3
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 29hp, Volvo Penta 2030 (1994)
  • Lying  ·  Neyland Pembrokeshire
Boatshed Wales
Boatshed Wales
Mike de Graaf

Extra Details

Designer Barry Pritchard
Builder Tideway Boat Construction Limited, Salcombe.
Lying Neyland Pembrokeshire
Fuel capacity 75.0 ltr (16.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 80.0 ltr (17.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 01/01/2007


Engine 1 x diesel 29hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta 2030 (1994)
Engine Hours engine1= 1230
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.0 ltr (0.4 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 4.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 5.5 knots


Length 8.20m
LWL 7.72m
Beam 2.85m
Draft Min 1.42m
Draft Max 1.42m
Displacement 5,893kg (12,994.1lbs)
Headroom 1.84m
Storage On marina


Gaff rigged Salcombe Wood spars (1995) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2008)


Reefing mainsail - Slab () Stack Pack,
Headsail Quay - Hank On (2006)
Other sails Ratsey jib (2009)
Staysail ()
Quay Topsail (2006)

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 240 shore power voltage, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction Composite
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

GRP hull, marine ply deck and coachroof


Total # of berths 3
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

2 burner Stove


Manual water system

2 burner Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover

4 sheet winches
Manual Simpson Lawrence windlass
4 anchors
(CQR, Delta, Bruce, Fisherman)
35.00m of chain
50.00m of rode
Seago 2.30 dinghy (2019)

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Life buoys
Swim ladder

2 bilge pumps (2 manual / 0 electric)

Fire fighting equipment

Broker's Comments

The design of the Salcombe Trader is based on the Falmouth Working Boats and Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters. Classic lines and traditional rig plan, combined with modern materials and building technique produce a truly fine looking craft, with excellent seakeeping capability.
This Character Gaffer presents well inside with ample seating set about a large central saloon table. There is a small but functional galley to port and a decent navigation station to starboard.
Forward, the boat has a clean and well kept head with sink and sea toilet.
The vee berth is set at a slight angle allowing space to starboard for the head.
Some of the external wood finish could use a freshen-up as could the deck and bulwark paint. To summarise, the boat is in good all round condition with relatively minor wear reflective of her age. If striking traditional lines, a robust frame and ample character interest you it's all here.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Salcombe Trader 27 has been personally photographed and viewed by James of Boatshed Wales. Click here for contact details.
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