Super Seal 26 Serendipity


Super Seal 26 'SERENDIPITY' Number 68, SSR09867

LOA – 26ft Moulded 1979, launched 1981

Beam – 9ft 3ins White hull, light grey deck/superstructure

Draught – 1ft 3ins / 5ft 6ins Blue anti-foul, applied in April

Displacement – 5000lbs


Beta Marine, BZ482 twin cylinder diesel, 13.5BHP, installed 2004, ???? engine hours

Seawater cooled with filter

Battery charged by engine alternator

10 gallon polythene fuel tank in cockpit locker

Shaft seal

Two bladed fixed propeller

Will cruise at 4.5 – 5 knots


Ullman mainsail with two reefs and short battens, loose footed, 2 reef points, single line

reefing to cockpit (2010)

Radial cut furling genoa, foam luff, white UV strip on Plastimo furling gear,

Furling/Reefing line to jammer alongside cockpit

Spinnaker with snuffer, pole, two sheets and blocks

Fixed Rigging

7/8 rig, sweptback spreaders, adjustable backstay

Running Rigging

All lines lead back to cockpit with jammers on coachroof

2 Lewmar 8's for halyards and keel lifting

2 self tailing jib-sheet winches (Enkes)

Mainsheet to full-width track on bridge deck

Towed genoa cars (Barton)

Tiller extension

Rudder up and down haul on tiller


NASA clipper masthead wind speed and direction to display in coachroof binnacle

Garmin GPS mounted in cabin, with repeater to coachroof binnacle

Raymarine VHF mounted in cabin, VHF aerial and wind direction indicator on top of mast

Red/green light on pullpit, white on pushpit

Forward facing white light on mast with deck light

Blue hood with 2 windows, matching boom/mainsail cover

Boom-over cockpit awning (white)

S/S boarding ladder

S/S Pulpit, pushpit and life lines

25lb CQR type main anchor on 10 metres chain + approx 100ft nylon warp

10lb CQR + 3 metres chain + warp

Webbing jackstays

Lifebuoy +light on bracket on pushpit

Danbuoy with bracket on pushpit

passive radar reflector on mast

Bilge pump operated from cockpit

Warps, fenders, boathook

Gas foghorn

Plastimo Contest 101 compass on bulkhead with lighting (2021)

Echopilot speed log and echo-sounder on bulkhead, transducers under fore cabin berth

Autohelm 800 with fitted brackets and power socket

0Large locker with vented gas bottle stowage

Ensign on staff with transom holder


All upholstery in blue

Hull is lined with blue carpet to cover cork floor tiles

Galley with two burner and grill gas cooker, all burners with flame failure cut-out

S/S sink withfoot and hand pumped water (through filter)

Plate and cutlery storage, food and pan cupboards

Electric light over

Quarter berth to starboard with two large stowage bins alongside

Twin battery system, located under quarter berth, with 2 gang (1 or 2, or both) master


Navigation table overhead (removable) with flexible light


Fused switch panel, 12v socket outlet

Radio cassette player with two speakers

Two saloon berths, each with lockers behind, seat backs and shelf over (all lined)

Port berth has a lee-cloth with attachments

Additional stowage under berths

Curtains on tracks over saloon windows

Saloon table is removable and stows in passage to fore cabin

Air vent in passage to fore cabin

Two strip lights in saloon, opening hatch

Fitted oil lamp

Double berths in fore cabin with

Full length shelving on both sides

Electric light above berth, opening hatch

Water tank below berth, also access to transducers

Large clothes stowage shelves to port in access passage

Toilet compartment off saloon with Lavac toilet

Shelf above, sea cocks below, electric light, air vent

Most original drawings from the supplier (J Baker)

Engine and GPS manuals, plus original receipts from the builder

Contact: Ian Rees



Posted: Mar 2024