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  • Manufacturer: Hunter
  • Location: Dublin
  • Year: 1980
  • LOA: 28'0" (8.53m)
  • Beam: 9' 3'' (2.82m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 1.68
  • Keel: Fin Keel
  • ID no.: 30201
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heads: 1
  • Engine Make: Yanmar 1GM
  • Horsepower: 8hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 25 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6

Broker Remarks

The Hunter Impala 29 foot cruiser racer is a proves design and no slouch on the race course. Designed for offshore racing the design has proven to be a fast multi purpose club / regatta racer, offshore racer and cruising boat and all in a manageable size of 29feet keeping marina costs down. "Running Wild" is probably the best example of this proven all rounder available with enhancements and improvements in every aspect of the yacht, rig, sails and equipment. "Running Wild" has a multiple harvest or racing trophies and is now offered with the full suit of racing sails or the cruising sails. There is also an optional custom trailer.
Look no further for the perfect and ideal cruiser racer under 30 foot and with IRC optimisation of 0.883. This Impala 28 has been stored ashore every winter.


Fin keel and transom hung mark 2 rudder, no bearings to maintain.
Keel and rudder faired and race finish.
Epoxy resign & gel coat 2016.
Copper coat with matt racing finish 2016.
Anchor locker forward.
Recessed flush skin fittings.
Sand blast and epoxy finished keel.
Topsides gloss painted 2016.
Custom boarding latter with off set bathing MOB recovery platform.
Cruising interior:
Fully insulated with head lining.
Marine toilet.
Bulkhead louvered privacy door.
Gas cooker.
Cushions upholstered in soft tweed.
Double berth forward.
2 X Settee berths 
2 X quarter berths.
Fold down chart table with chart storage.
Companionway access steps.

Mechanical and Rigging

Fractional rig.
Twin Dyneema backstays.
Aluminium Seldén bow sprit "prodder"
Carbon spinnaker pole.
Rod vang with new gas strut (no need for topping lift)
New Plastimo roller jib furler.
New lazy jacks on main.
New jib halyard 2019.
All Dyneema spinnaker sheets, jib sheets and main sheet.
2 X Pontos racing winches power f a 45 in a 28 - 2017.
Harken main traveller and mainsheet blocks.
Custom adjustable jib cars.
Fully operational racing set up.
Horse shoe buoy.
2010 Mylar/Kevlar cruising main in good condition.
2021 North roller reefing jib with UV strip.
2021 UK McWilliam cruising chute.
Yanmar 1GM diesel with service record.
Shaft drive to two blade folding prop.

racing sails by negotiation:

2019 North 3DI Raw AP jib.
2018 flattop mainsail - very good condition.
2 X McWIlliam No 3 jibs good condition.
2016 46 SqM AP 0.5 spinnaker good condition.

Also (not included - by negotiation)
2019 BTR galvanized twin axle braked custom trailer with reinforced ladder frame, 3 ton gross, 4 side and one fore posts. Bradley hitch and galvanised cables, handbrake and lock. Wheel rims and tyres are properly specked and commercial trailer rated with manufacturers plate and road legal. Tow away anywhere.


2012 Raymarine depth, speed & wind ST40/60.
2012 Garmin GPS Map 551 plotter.
Bulkhead Sunnto compass.
Sony Radio/SC with cockpit speakers.
20m shore power cable.
12V battery.
2 X 1 touch Lewmar race winch handles
Spinlock tiller extension.
Loose tension gauge.
Spare custom jib car
Fire blanket.
Fire extinguisher.
First Aid kit.
Winch handle pockets.
Aluminium scrubbing brush.
Guaridan g11 light weight aluminium Danforth type anchor with chain and warp.
Spare Mk1 rudder as boat upgraded to revised MK 2 shape.
New cockpit dodgers with sheet/rope pockets stitched to the inside.

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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.