Network Yacht Brokers Kent
  • Manufacturer: Carter
  • Price: £16,995
  • Location: Gillingham
  • Year: 1979
  • LOA: 29'9" (9.07m)
  • Beam: 10' 0'' (3.05m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.68
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 38238
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: No
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 80 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Horsepower: 20hp
  • Drive Type:
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 52 Litres
  • Engine Hours Port: 17

Broker Remarks

1979 Carter 30 £16,995
The Carter 30 has a well proven reputation for impressive and sea kindly performance, with a practical layout which offers safety and comfort at sea. With a replacement Volvo D1-20 20hp diesel engine and gearbox in 2017, 17 engine hours, new Saildrive fitted at the same time with 2 folding blade propeller. A 2012 Survey report is available on request.


The Carter 30 offers 6 berths in 2 cabins with approx. 6' standing headroom. V-berth forward with infill converting to double and hatch to deck. Separate heads compartment to port with Jabsco marine toilet, stainless steel washbasin and shower with manual pump-out and teak grating. Saloon has an L-settee to port converting to a double berth and a single settee berth to starboard (both approx. 6'3" long), both fitted with lee cloths, and a central table with folding leaves. Chart table to starboard with quarter berth aft. Galley to port consisting of a 4-burner gas hob with oven and grill, large coolbox and stainless-steel sink with manually pumped cold water supplied from 80 litre freshwater tank. Upholstered in blue velour.

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead Bermudan sloop. Proctor silver anodised and Z Spars boom new longer 2016. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Rotostay headsail furling system.


4 x Sheet winches

2 x Halyard winches


1 x Mainsail (good condition last valeted 2016)

1 x No1 Genoa (good condition last valeted 2016 new UV strip)

1 x No2 Genoa (good condition last valeted 2016)

1 x spinnaker

Mechanical Systems

Located under companionway, 2017 Volvo Penta D1-20 20hp 3-cylinder inboard diesel engine with 17 hours on the clock, saildrive (new diaphragm seal 2017) to 2-bladed folding propeller. Indirect cooling. Single lever Morse controls with electric start. 52 litre fuel capacity in a stainless-steel tank.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12-volt batteries (2017) charging from the engine alternator and 12-volt battery charger, Shorepower connection with 240-volt ring main.


Deck Equipment
  • 2 x Anchors (Danforth)
  • Chain/Warp 30m
  • Lifeline gates
  • Mainsail cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit canopy/enclosure (new)
  • Cockpit dodgers
  • Halyard bags
  • Boarding ladder
  • 8 x Fenders with covers and embossed name
  • 8 x Fender clips
  • 4 x Mooring warps
  • Dodgers sides and stern
  • Side safety netting
  • Hatch covers
  • Cockpit cushions
Navigation Equipment
  • 2 x Compasses
  • Depth ST30
  • Speed/Log ST30
  • Windspeed/Direction ST30
  • VHF Radio (Standard Horizon DSC)
  • Handheld VHF Radio
  • GPS Garmin 120
  • SSB Radio
  • Autopilot Raymarine
  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead light
  • Paper charts (out of date)
  • Clock/Barometer
Safety Equipment
  • 2 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Deck light
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • Floating light
  • 2 x manual bilge pumps
  • First aid kit
  • Radar reflector
  • Jackstays
  • Lifejackets (2 x Automatic serviced 2018) plus harnesses
  • 2 x Life vests

Fin keel

Additional and Upgraded Equipment

Old mainsail cover

Brand New Diesel heater still in the box, not fitted

Coachwork décor replaced 2019

Pyle 4 speaker CD/Radio for marine use

2 x Boat hooks

Folding table

Pots pans crockery and cutlery

Large Red Ensign and pole

Kender Binoculars

Deck brush

Curtains with matching cushions and pillowcases

Lot of cleaning equipment

240-volt hot air blower

240-volt Oil filled radiator

240-volt Shore cable

Avon Rover inflatable dinghy with oars

History and Construction

Built in 1979 at the Teliga yard in Poland to a design by Dick Carter. White GRP hull and superstructure with moulded non-slip deck surfaces. Lead fin keel. Tiller steering to skeg hung rudder. Self-draining aft cockpit with teak laid seats.

Finance Calculator

Contact NYB Kent


Disclaimer : offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.