Snapdragon 29 Bilge Keel

Bilge Keel, New Upholstery
£11,995.00 Under-Offer
  • Boat REF#  ·  277620
  • Length  ·  8.84m
  • Year  ·  1970
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Bilge
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 36hp, BMC Captain (unknown year)
  • Lying  ·  Essex
Boatshed Essex
Boatshed Essex
Mark Coles

Extra Details

Designer Thames Marine
Builder Thames Marine UK
Lying Essex
Fuel capacity 113.0 ltr (24.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 113.0 ltr (24.9 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 36hp
Engine make and model BMC Captain (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1= 500
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 2.5 ltr (0.6 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6 knots


Length 8.84m
LWL 7.32m
Beam 2.90m
Draft Min 0.99m
Draft Max 0.99m
Displacement 3,401kg (7,499.2lbs)
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Original Aluminium spars (1970) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail - none (unknown year) 1 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Spinnaker (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)

New Sail Cover in 2019

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Bilge
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

2 burner propane Stove


Pressurised water system
Hot water system

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Cockpit cover
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Manual Unknown windlass
1 anchors
45.72m of chain
windvane self-steering system
Please note the owner has carefully recorded the depth of chain laid out and recorded this information on the deck

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights
Depth sounder
Radar Reflector

Garmin 126/8

Safety Equipment

Life buoys
Swim ladder
Emergency steering

Broker's Comments

A delightful little yacht!
The Snapdragon 29 is designed and built by Thames Marine. She is a bilge keel yacht which gives you the opportunity for drying out in harbours and on beaches and also to use drying moorings, which are less expensive than marina moorings.

Interior: She is clean, tidy, well organised and appears to have been well cared for, including new upholstery in 2020.

Exterior: Despite her age she appears to be in very good condition.

There is lots to like about this yacht and if you would like to know more, or arrange a viewing than please do contact our office and we would be happy to help.

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

This Snapdragon 29 Bilge Keel has been personally photographed and viewed by Mark Coles of Boatshed Essex. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

2 years

Why are you selling her?

Changing to a canal boat

Where have you sailed her?

Blackwater estuary / Local coastline

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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