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1970 GRP Twister 28


Boat Details

Overall Length: 8.61m
Beam: 2.46m
Draught: 1.52m
Displacement: 4521 Kg
Engine: Beta 25hp
Berths: 4
Sail: Bermudan Sloop
Designer: Kim Holman
Year Built: 1970
Location: West Sussex

1970 GRP Twister 28

This 1970 Twister 28 has been ashore for a few years after extensive refurbishment works, which includes a new interior and standing rigging replacement.  Festival has regularly entered the Classic Channel Regatta. She has a 2008 BETA 25hp engine serviced in August 2022 and has not been in the water since that date.


Engine and Electrical

2008 BETA 25hp inboard diesel engine on shaft drive

Last Serviced August 2022

33L Plastic Fuel Tank

Aquadrive anti vibration system

3 Bladed propeller

Alternator Charging

Merlin Electrical System


Hull and Deck

GRP Construction

Long Keel

Expoxied and Coppercoat 2017

Tiller Steering


Guardwires and stantions

Boat Hook

Cockpit table


Cockpit Lockers

Warps x 2

Fenders x 3

2018 Sprayhood



4 Berths in two cabins

5’10” Headroom

Blue canvas upholstery

Saloon table

Chart table

2 Hanging lockers

Galley with sink, 2 burner hob, cold box, storage and waste bin

Manual marine toilet


Sails and Spars

Battened mainsail – Jeckels 2008

Sail cover 2018

Furling Genoa – Jeckels 2008

Storm jib

Cruising chute

Standing rigging renewed 2018

Running rigging renewed 2018


2 winches


Navigation Equipment

Standard Horizon chart plotter

NASA log/speed/depth

Simrad TP22 autopilot

Navman VHF Radio





Radar reflector


Manual bilge pump


These particulars have been prepared in good faith from information provided by the Vendors and are intended as a guide, the Classic Yacht Brokerage cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. The Purchaser should instruct his agent or surveyor to validate all details as necessary and satisfy himself with the condition of the vessel and its equipment.