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Well loved example with just 3 owners from new
The iconic aft cockpit motor yacht, this Fairey Huntsman 28 will become part of her next owners family as she has done for her previous owners.
Designed originally by Ray Hunt and modified by Alan V. Burnard of Fairey Marine in Hamble, the Fairey Huntsman 28 is renowned for very superior handling characteristics and seakeeping. During the late 1960s and 1970s they were raced highly successfully offshore and gained many trophies.
Built in 1966, this is Hull number 87 and is powered by a pair of 1997 Cummins 6ET 210Hp engines. The engines were fitted in 2000, and have just 230 hours on them. An extensive rebuild of the boat was undertaken in 1990, and the boat has been maintained to a good standard since, including recent updates and upgrades.
The boat is currently stored inside a shed out of the elements.
She is and has been maintained to a very high standard and would welcome and viewing or survey.
Hull is of 7 x 1/8" laminations of Agba mahogany glued, compressed and baked together. Superstructure is of marine ply with teak laid decks over marine ply base. Cockpit floor is teak.
The cabin is entered through a central door and down a step. To port is the toilet compartment with its toilet mounted on a plinth outboard under the side deck and a wash basin above. On the after bulkhead is a panel giving access to the back of the instrument panel at the helm position. Full standing headroom is available.
To starboard of the companionway is the galley with its sink, fresh water tap, and crockery stowage outboard under the side deck. Food and cooking utensils can be stored in the spacious locker below.
Ahead of the galley and toilet compartment are two single berths in a U shaped configuration with storage lockers under. Above each berth is a full length shelf beneath the sidedeck with lockers at the after ends. In the cabin roof is a large opening hatch.
Twin Cummins 6ET 210HP engines (manufactured in 1997, fitted in 2000) specified with chrome rocker covers, header tanks, engine coolers.
Engine maitenance carried out in current ownership - The aftercoolers ultrasonically cleaned and pressure tested, and carried out a full service on both engines, Including changing all oils and filters and also new sea water impellers.
Maintenance and upgrades since 2019:
Engines serviced and maintained annually (Cutler Marine)
New upholstery inside and out (Covercare)
New sprayhood (Covercare)
New cockpit tonneau cover (Covercare)
New all over winter cover (Covercare)
Bespoke yard trolley
Complete new Mastervolt battery charger & Batteries (ACM Marine)
New fuel lines and filters
New Lewmar windlass and stainless anchor
New Lewmar stainless steel hatch
Running hot water when on shore power
Refurbished teak decks winter 2020
New cockpit tables
Raymarine GPS/ plotter
Hull number 87
First owner – 1966 – 1988
Second owner 1988 – 2019
Current ownership 2019 – Present
Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.