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  • Manufacturer: Halmatic
  • Location: Dublin
  • Year: 1988
  • LOA: 29'6" (8.99m)
  • Beam: 9' 8'' (2.95m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 1.37
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 30136
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Portable
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 60 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo MD2020D
  • Horsepower: 18hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: 0
  • Fuel Tank Size: 60 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5.5
  • Top Speed: 7

Broker Remarks

The Halmatic is a well proven long keel traditional cruiser that will take on any weather. Sturdy construction with keel hung rudder. Well fitted out with craftsman joinery this is an excellent example ideal for short handed cruising. The Mark 2 has many enhancements from the original proven design. All facilities provided for the self sufficient yachtsman and with five berths. This vessel has had continuous investment in current ownership to bring to +A1 standard.

Owners comment: This vessel is faster than you would expect. I use 5.5knts on average under sail for calculating ETA. With her long keel she points high and tacks through 80 deg and when balanced correctly and in favourable conditions will do 6.5 knts upwind with no pressure on the rudder. I have sailed her in F8-9 with two reefs and storm jib. With low centre of gravity and an optimum 20 deg angel of heel for max speed up wind. Easily sailed single handed - I have sailed in F6 with one reef and full genoa and she tacks perfectly and no strain on the autopilot and sails with a very comfortable motion. Below with off centre accommodation design she has more room that one might expect from a 30ft boat of this era.


Traditional lay out with galley to port and chart table to starboard.
Table drops to provide a double berth.
One other settee berth and tow forward making five in total.
Full standing headroom and solid GRP lining.
Recent reupholstery.
Hanging wet locker adjacent to the companionway.
Heads with recent Plastimo toilet 2014.
Factory fit out with quality joinery.
Ample storage compartments.
Cockpit tent/cover.

Mechanical and Rigging

Volvo diesel with shaft drive.
60l Stainless steel fuel tank 
Sloop rig with Seldén mast 2006
Standing and running rig replaced 2014.
Seldén gas N2 vang.
Fully batten main with Seldén cars so drips easily which facilitates single handed sailing.
3 slab reef on main.
Stack pack with lazy jacks.
Genoa with UV strip
Storm jib on detachable forestay - 2006.
Unused cruising chute.
Telescopic pole on track attached to mast.
2 X 2006 Anderson primary winches.
Shore power with RCD & X2 MCB's
Mains smart battery charging system.
80A alternator.


30w solar panel.
MOB sling 2018
4 man Plastimo cannister liferaft service to 2020
MOB folding ladder on stern.
2 X Batteries 2017 90 AHC.
Switch panel 2017
Simrad TP21 tiller pilot.
Automatic bilge pump.
Cockpit tent 2015
Standard Horizon VHF DSC
Handheld VHF.
NASA Navtex
Colour plotter 
TackTick wind instruments
Depth, log
GPS repeater in cockpit.
VHF remote unit.
Lofrans windlass with remote control & control at mast.
Ronca anchor 2024
100 m calibrated chain.
Fishermans anchor.
Cockpit hood and dodgers.
Cockpit teak grating 2014.
Gas & Carbon monoxide alarms.
Fire extinguisher & blanket.
JVC stereo radio & CD.
Manual bilge pump.
Portable cabin heater.
Plastimo cooker with oven 2014

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Disclaimer : Leinster Boats 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.