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  • Manufacturer: Nimbus
  • Location: Walton-on-the-Naze
  • Year: 1997
  • LOA: 28'3" (8.60m)
  • Beam: 9' 4'' (2.85m)
  • Berths: 5
  • Draft: 0.85
  • Keel: Semi Displacement
  • ID no.: 48F7646236
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heating: Ardic
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 80 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo Penta TAMD 31P
  • Horsepower: 150 hp Turbohp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 200 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 8kn
  • Top Speed: 16kn

Broker Remarks

For Sale: Nimbus 280 Coupe

'Cirrus' is a very nice, well-maintained example of this robust Swedish built family cruiser.

She is certainly worth viewing. Reasonable offers would be considered. Contact us today!


Accommodation- Interior and domestic
  • Double in fore peak, single pilot berth plus saloon seating convertible to a further double
  • Heads and shower- sink with pumped hot and cold water
  • Jabsco sea toilet replaced 2019 with new outlet waste pipe to sea cock
  • Ardic heating- Serviced 2016
  • Hot and cold pressurised water with new pump 2017
  • 80 litre water tank
  • 240v mains supply with socket and breaker protection panel
  • Hot water mains powered immersion heater switch
  • Saloon upholstery renewed 2020 and saloon curtains renewed 2019
  • Folding door leading to large double berth in fore cabin with custom made deep memory foam mattress. Custom made bottom sheet for memory foam mattress. Single wardrobe, ample storage under cushions.
  • Saloon with good standing headroom, teak dining table, converts to double berth with in fill cushion
  • Double navigator's seat swings to provide saloon/dining table seating
  • Two sliding roof hatch windows above the helm and navigator positions
  • Canvass cover for both hatches
  • Ample cupboards, drawers and cubby holes underfloor and seats
  • Galley, with double hob, oven and grill
  • Fridge
  • Galley sink with pumped hot and cold water
  • TV aerial plug
  • USB sockets for phone charging etc
  • Most interior lights LED bulbs
  • Mood lighting across the top of curtains
  • Aft deck with two LED lights

Mechanical and Rigging


  • Single Volvo Penta TAMD 31P engine
  • 150 hp Turbo
  • Approx 1150 engine hours
  • Shaft drive
  • 4 blade bronze propeller
  • Rope cutter
  • New Volvo shaft seal 2020
  • Propeller refurbished 2020
  • Bow thruster
  • Cable steering
  • Trim tabs
  • Hot water coil calonfier (water heated by the engine, Ardic heating system or immersion 240 volts)
  • Fuel 200 litres
  • Fresh water 80 litres
  • Full engine service March 2020, 8 hours running this season
  • 2 x domestic batteries (replaced 2015)
  • 2 x engine start battery (replaced 2015)
  • Shore power lead
  • Mains battery charger and conditioner installed 2015
  • Lawrence HDS 7 GEN 3 chart plotter ( charts updated 2019)
  • VHF radio-loom M330 GPS
  • Pro AIS Tx/Rx (overlays other AIS targets  onto chart plotter)
  • Depth and speed



  • GRP deck
  • Equipment arch for radio aerial, navigation lights flag staff and hooter
  • Aft bathing platform with bathing ladder and slatted lockers
  • Lawmar Electric Windlass with Bruce claw anchor with warp and chain in locker  (replaced 2018)
  • Step through pulpit
  • Transom gate to cockpit
  • Aft deck with white vinyl cushions and teak cockpit table
  • Teak effect deck flooring
  • Two large lazarette hatches in the aft deck with ample storage beneath
  • All round grab rails
  • Windscreen wipers and washers (replaced 2019)
  • Transom shower (not currently connected)
  • Stern fender holders
  • Fenders and warps
  • Boathook
  • 1 x electric bilge pump
  • 2 x manual bilge pump
  • MOB lifeline on stern platform
  • Stern cover replaced and modified to "vertical" 2019 all in dark blue
  • Sliding roof cover
Miscellaneous- Works carried out
  • Underside soda blasted 2018 back to gel coat to remove old and anti foul. Primercon then applied, re anti fouled, then re anti fouled every year
  • Ardic warm air system serviced 2016
  • Electronics refreshed 2015 including new loom GPS radio and Lawrence HT7 plotter
  • B class AIS installed 2018 overlays other AIS targets onto chart plotter
  • New hooter installed 2020
  • Engine serviced every season 2015 up to and including tappets, all filters, drive bells and impeller
  • Raw water system taken apart and cleaned 2017
  • Engine "hot" alarm switch on manifold replaced 2018
  • Glomax TV aerial installed 2017
  • 4 x batteries ( 2 x domestic and 2 x engine start) replaced 2015
  • Battery charger/ conditioner installed 2015
  • Navigation lights (port and starboard) replaced 2017
  • Helm seat replaced  2019 (original seat to come with vessel)
Miscellaneous- Works carried out
  • Saloon seating recovered 2020
  • New curtains 2019
  • New Windlass installed 2018
  • Aft covers replaced and modified to vertical to give more headroom on the stern 2019
  • Propeller refurbished and balanced March 2020
  • Domestic water pump replaced 2018
  • The prop shaft " stuffing box" seal replaced 2020
  • All sea cocks serviced 2019
  • Sea toilet replaced 2019 plus main waste pipe replaced
  • Stern and bow thrust anodes changed  March 2020
  • Last survey 2015
Miscellaneous- Works carried out
  • Custom memory foam mattress for the fore peak berth
  • Hull given deep polish March 2020
  • Warm air heating vents replaced 2020
  • Windscreen wiper motor, wiper arms and blades replaced 2019, (port and starboard)
  • Steering cable serviced and greased annually

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Disclaimer : Westwater Yacht Sales Ltd 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.