Watkins Yachts 29

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Boat REF# 233111
US$13,250.00 Reduced
Length 28'11"
Year 1984
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 1 x diesel 15hp, Yanmar 2GM (1984)
Lying S. Texas

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  • Contact Steve Black
  • Telephone +44 1983 869 203
  • Cell +1 361 443 1940
  • Email steve@boatshedtexas.com


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Extra Details

Designer Walter Scott
Builder Watkins Yachts
Lying S. Texas
Fuel capacity 20.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 40.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 15.0 USG Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 14/03/2007


Engine 1 x diesel 15hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 2GM (1984)
Engine Hours engine1:   < 100 hrs
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots

New Battery charger installed in 2015. New 30 amp shore power cable March 2017.


Length 28'11"
LOD 27'0"
LWL 24'0"
Beam 10'4"
Draft Min 4'0"
Draft Max 4'0"
Airdraft 37'0"
Displacement 3,900.7lbs
Headroom 6'2"
Storage In water


Sloop rigged Kenyon Spars Aluminium spars (1984) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail Banks Sails - roller boom (unknown year) Fully Battened,
Headsail LS Sail Canvas - Furling (unknown year)

The Main sail halyard sheaves at mast head require servicing.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 2 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Hull Configuration is a Fin with Rudder on Skeg.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 3
No. of crew berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Pressurised water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

New fabric to interior & cockpit cushions in 2015.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
Radar Reflector tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Instrument Covers tick
Bimini tick

3 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR & Danforth)
12'0" of chain
100'0" of rode

Safety Equipment

Life jackets tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

This roomy coastal cruiser is ideal for a couple wanting to marina hop or gunk holing to explore the beautiful
S. Texas coast line. The Watkins 29 sails nicely under main, working jib & roller furling. With a 4ft draft she can go into shallower places that other similar boats her size would otherwise not.
She has new antifouling bottom paint in November 2016 along with her topsides buffed & waxed. All new interior fabric & upholstery in 2015 and new Bimini canvas in March 2017. Also the wood work & cabinetry has recently been refinished down below.
These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Watkins Yachts 29 has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Black of Boatshed Texas. Click here for contact details.
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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