top of page






Boat Description

1978 Super Seal 26
A Super Seal 26 lifting keel sailing yacht is for sale with Vivid Blue Marine Yacht Brokers.
This sailing vessel (sailboat), ‘Samphire’ is rather special in that she has been fitted with an electric engine. This engine provides motive power equivalent to up to 12bhp and hydrogenerates meaning the engine only needs charging infrequently. A full charge allows 40-55 nautical miles of cruising.
Fibreglass sailing boat with lifting keel and rudder. Sails in reasonable condition. Built in 1978 with original hull number 14. Based in Emsworth Yacht harbour.

Length overall – 8.02 metres
Beam – 2.82 metres
Draft – 0.38metres keel up, 1.68 keel metres keel down.

Rigging and sails

pack away mainsail system with lazy jacks new 2023
Cruising mainsail
Cruising 75% genoa
roller reefing
Mast and all standing and running rigging inspected by qualified rigger in 2023.

Deck Fittings.

Lifting rudder
All lines leading back to the cockpit.
Plastimo bulkhead compass in cockpit
Anchor with chain and warp. Kedge anchor.
Warps and fenders.
Gas bottle in outside locker.
Raymarine ST100 autohelm 2023


Clipper wireless wind. monitor 2023.
Raymarine chart plotter 2022
Garmin depth – speed – fish finder 2020
DSC vhf
Depth monitor

Engine and Electrics

Epropulsion Navy 6.0 - 10 to 12 hp equivalence with hydrogeneration built in. 2021 ( £7000)
E175 engine battery – only charged 5 times since new. Offers a range of 40 to 55 nm from full.
Total re wire to mast / tricolour / deck and steaming light / nav lights
Some LED lighting / cabin lights
Shore power with circuit breaker

Double berth in fore cabin, 2 singles in saloon and quarter berth
Blakes sea toilet, galley sink with foot pump connected to flexible 100L tank.
2 burner hob and grill.

bottom of page