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Super Seal 26 No. 29 "Nasseem"
£10,500 ono

Nasseem is a Super Seal 26. Built by John Baker in Exeter. Super Seals had and still have a reputation for excellent design, build quality and durability. She is fast by comparison with most other cruising yachts up to and often exceeding 30' and she will give a good account of herself even now in club racing. With her lifting keel and flat bottom she can be sailed in very shallow water with impunity, navigated through very shallow creeks or dried out without risk and doesn't suffer from the performance penalty of twin keels. There is an active owner's association with events on both south and east coasts.

For her age Nasseem is in excellent order - much TLC has been given and in return she has provided her present owners with immense satisfaction and reward over the last 9 years. During this time she has explored most of the harbours and rivers between Falmouth and Great Yarmouth. In previous ownership she also cruised the French coast and journeyed down French canals.

Nasseem has spent all but one of the last 9 winters ashore in Kings Boatyard at Pin Mill. The other winter was ashore at a yard in Portsmouth harbour.

As detailed below, since 2015 she has had successive and substantial upgrades including: New standing rigging; new sprayhood; new boom cover; new smaller furling jib; new batteries; new electric panel and wiring; new GPS plotter chip (2017); new upholstery throughout; new curtains and new halyard bags.

DesignFractionally rigged, lifting keel sloop designed by Ron Holland.
Built 1979 by John Baker with white GRP hull.
Length: 26' Beam: 9' 2" Draught: 1'3" - 5'5" Displacement: 2268 kgs
Fuel: 50 litres (diesel)
Water: 50 litres in flexible tank
SailsMainsail (Lonton and Gray) new in 2008.
Slab reefing with 3 reefing points.
Furling Genoa (120%) (Lonton and Gray) new in 2010.
Smaller heavy-grade furling jib (Jeckells) new in 2015.
Spinnaker - used occasionally only and in excellent condition.
All sails in good condition.
Selection of older sails available.
Boom sail cover replaced in 2017.
Hull and RigHull stripped below waterline and new epoxy coating applied in 2009.
Proctor mast (probably the original) with pre-bend, professionally inspected in 2017.
Standing rigging (except forestay) replaced in spring 2017. New forestay was part of the new Furlex system fitted in 2010.
Adjustable backstay.
Lifting Keel - straightforward using deck winch. Keel can be completely withdrawn for servicing.
Boarding ladder mounted on transom.
Sea cocks withdrawn and serviced every year and in good order.
Sacrificial anode replaced in 2017.
On Deck'Furlex' 100 furling jib gear new in 2010.
New Kevlar main halyard 2010.
Jib halyard (Kevlar) and spinnaker halyard both new in 2013.
All lines including for reefs 1 and 2 led aft to cockpit - very easy and quick to reef without the need to go on deck.
3rd slab reef - can be installed when needed using boom leads and jammer.
12 Spinlock clutches installed in 2010 - for reefing lines (4), halyards (3), kicker, topping lift, keel raise, spinnaker pole uphaul and downhaul.
Spinnaker pole and whisker pole.
Barton mainsheet track (new in 2010) mounted on companion-way bridge.
Lewmar sheet winches with dual Lewmar subsidiary winches aft of the Spinlock clutches, all serviced annually.
20lb Plough anchor with 16m of chain and 30m of braided warp all stored in foredeck locker.
Fisherman's anchor as kedge with short length of chain.
Sprayhood new in 2015.
Dodgers renewed in 2013.
2 x 3-slot cockpit halyard bags new in 2015.
Huge cockpit locker holds fenders and numerous warps, folding anchor ball, spare anchor etc.
Non-slip deck paint re-applied throughout in 2013.
Cockpit harness anchor points and deck length lifelines fitted.
Horseshoe lifebuoy with line and floating marker, mounted on pushpit.
Twin stainless steel guardrails.
InstrumentsLowrance GPS new in 2009 with new "chip" in 2017, mushroom antenna mounted on pushpit.
Lowrance VHF new in 2011, linked to GPS.
Wiring to masthead aerial renewed in 2013.
Twin Plastimo steering compasses.
"Echo Pilot" sounder.
Autohelm self-steering.
Tri-colour masthead light and all-round masthead white light.
Bi-colour light on mast face.
EngineInboard diesel Yanmar 1GM10, electric start with 2-bladed propeller gives her 5.5 knots cruising speed in reasonable conditions.
The engine has been professionally serviced every winter for the last 9 years.
New engine mounts, fuel lines, exhaust bend and prop shaft in 2009.
New Cylinder Head in 2013.
New Raw Water Pump in 2014.
All replacements above were actioned during the winter.
The engine has faltered only once - when a fuel line became detached!
Batteries and wiringNo 1 battery (85 Kwh) new in 2015.
No 2 battery (110 Kwh) also new in 2015.
New switch panel including battery display professionally installed in 2016 together with extensive rewiring.
BelowTwin V-berths in forepeak.
Two single berths in saloon.
5th (quarter) berth not mattressed - area used as storage for inflatable but could be reinstated as berth.
New upholstery throughout and new curtains in 2015.
Marine heads compartment with washbasin.
Diverter to holding tank.
Hanging locker for wet gear.
Permanently mounted cabin table with drop leaves.
Navigation table mounts across saloon berth alongside navigation instruments (excellent arrangement).
Separate clock and barometer mounted on bulkhead.
2-burner gimballed gas stove with grill.
Cold box with thermostatically controlled electric cooler.
Diesel powered heating to main cabin - never used by present owner but serviced immediately before purchase.
2 fire extinguishers and fire blanket.
GeneralSpare rudder blade and tiller stowed below.
All painted or varnished surfaces in good order.
Shore cradle.

Nasseem is currently lying on a river mooring at Pin Mill near Ipswich until end October when I shall bring her ashore.


Tony Summers
Phone: 01438 716515 or 07807 918931

Updated: Nov 17