Baba 30 Cutter Sloop

Recent Price Reduction
US$24,900.00 ReducedUnder-Offer
  • Boat REF#  ·  306263
  • Length  ·  34'6"
  • Year  ·  1984
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Long Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 23hp, Volvo MD11 C (1983)
  • Lying  ·  S. Texas
Boatshed Texas
Boatshed Texas
Steve Black

Extra Details

Designer Robert Perry
Builder Ta Shing Yacht Builders
Lying S. Texas
Fuel capacity 30.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 28/10/2021


Engine 1 x diesel 23hp
Engine make and model Volvo MD11 C (1983)
Engine Hours engine1= Unknown
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots


Length 34'6"
LWL 24'6"
Beam 10'3"
Draft Min 4'9"
Draft Max 4'9"
Airdraft 39'10"
Displacement 12,502.4lbs
Headroom 6'2"
Storage In water


Cutter rigged Unknown Aluminium spars (1984) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail Unknown - Slab (unknown year) Lazy Jacks, 2 Reefs
Headsail US Sails - Hank On (unknown year)
Other sails Stay Sail (unknown year)
Genoa (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 110 shore power voltage, 3 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units rated at 12000 BTU/h
Heads 1 heads (Manual)

2 burner propane Stove


Air conditioning
Manual water system
Pressurised water system

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Instrument Covers

2 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Manual Lofrans windlass
2 anchors
(Plough & Danforth)
50'0" of chain
150'0" of rode

Nav Equipment

Chart plotter
Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Fume detector
Life jackets
Swim ladder
Emergency steering

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

This Classic Robert Perry Design from the Ta Shing shipyard in Taiwan; the Ta Shing Yacht Building company dates back to 1947, the yard started building fishing boats and small commercial craft In the 1960's then became involved in building sailing yachts.
The Baba 30 also known as the Flying Dutchman as a pocket Bluewater cruiser with comfortable accommodation's is ideally suited for a couple or single handed cruiser
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Baba 30 Cutter Sloop has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Black of Boatshed Texas. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

Since 2018

Why are you selling her?

Family Health reasons

Where have you sailed her?

Coastal waters S. Texas

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.

Comments 2

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Owner accepted my offer of 15k on 9/10, but no word from you on purchase…

meat m2022-09-17 18:22:41

Still waiting to give you money for this BABA 30. Haven't heard anything back. If the owner needs to sell asap for medical bills, please consider taking my money asap.

meat m2022-08-28 06:16:11
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