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  • Manufacturer: Unclassified
  • Location: Ramsgate
  • Year: 1984
  • LOA: 28'0" (8.53m)
  • Beam: 8' 1'' (2.46m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Draft: 1.52
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 38293
  • Cabins: 1
  • Heating: None
  • Heads: 1
  • Watertank Size: 80 Litres
  • Engine Make: Beta
  • Horsepower: 14hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 45 Litres
  • Engine Hours Port: 65

Broker Remarks

1984 Twister 28 MkII
The Twister needs little introduction. An outstanding long-keeled classic from the board of Kim Holman, with elegant lines and superb, well-mannered performance. These capable little cruisers have voyaged far and wide and are just at home in the middle of an ocean as they are pottering around creeks and backwaters. The boat is currently ashore for viewing.


The interior is attractively fitted out with solid teak joinery and offers four berths in one cabins.  Headroom is approximately 5' 9" and there is excellent stowage throughout the boat.  In the forecabin, V berth with infill and stowage under. Opening hatch to deck. Full width heads compartment with marine toilet, and washbasin. Cold manually pumped water system, 80 litre freshwater capacity. In the saloon, two settee berths. Chart table to port with comfortable seat. Galley opposite. Stainless steel sink. Two burner gimballed paraffin hob with warmer. 

Mechanical and Rigging

Sails and Spars

Masthead Bermudan rigged sloop. Anodised aluminium mast, Selden boom 2019. Stainless steel standing rigging 2012. Terylene running rigging. Two Lewmar 30 self-tailing sheet winches. One Lewmar halyard winches. Slab reefing mainsail. Rotostay headsail furling system.


1 x Mainsail (Polyester/Dacron, Gowen 1994 good condition)

1 x Mainsail (Polyester/Dacron, Gowen 2005 good condition)

1 x Mainsail (Polyester/Dacron, Sabre 2015 good condition, valeted 2018)

1 x Genoa (Polyester/Dacron, Crusader 1986 condition unknown)

1 x Genoa (Polyester/Dacron, Gowen Ocean 2000 good condition)

1 x Genoa (Polyester/Dacron, Sabre 2014 good condition)

1 x Top Down Furling Spinnaker (Nylon, Kemp 2019 good condition)

Mechanical Systems

Located behind the companionway, 2017 Beta twin cylinder 14hp diesel engine, with 250 hours use.  Electric start. Shaft drive to a two bladed feathering propeller. Single lever control. 45 litre fuel capacity. 5 knot cruising speed. Maximum speed under power 8 knots.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12-volt batteries both 100Ah 2017. Charging from the engine alternator.


Deck Equipment
  • 2 x Anchors Bruce & Danforth
  • Chain/Warp 10/25
  • Mainsail cover
  • Sprayhood
  • Named cockpit dodgers
  • Boarding ladder
  • 6 x Fenders
  • Dinghy (Seago slatted floor, 4 man new)
Navigation Equipment
  • Depth (NASA Clipper)
  • GPS/Chartplotter (Garmin)
  • Windspeed/Direction
  • VHF Radio (Simrad DSC)
  • Handheld VHF Radio (Cobra with GPS)
  • AIS (NASA Receiver)
  • Autopilot (Simrad TP32)
  • Navigation lights
  • Paper charts (various)
  • Clock/Barometer
Safety Equipment
  • 2 x Fire extinguishers
  • Gas alarm
  • Spotlight
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy
  • MOB Sling
  • 1 x EPIRB
  • 2 x Bilge pumps (manual)
  • First aid kit

Traditional long keel

History and Construction

One previous owner who had her built by Hartley Marine in Rochester to his specification, he owned her for over 30 years. All original documentation available including original mould certificate by Tyler Mouldings with Hartley Marine invoices. Designed by Kim Holman the Twister was the younger sister of the Rustler 31 and a renowned for their seafaring capability. White GRP hull with cove line. White GRP superstructure with non-slip paint to deck.  Long keel with encapsulated lead ballast. Keel hung rudder. Tiller steering. Aft self-draining cockpit. 

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