Seaward 29 ‘Proper Job’ £130,000 (VAT Paid) SOLD

Seaward 29 ‘Proper Job’ £130,000 (VAT Paid) SOLD

Launched at Cowes in 2007 This 29 is in exceptional condition. ‘Proper Job’ is comprehensively equipped for long distance cruising and comfort aboard. She has Flexi-teak side and fore decks with teak grating in the cockpit, sliding wheel house windows and a teak and stainless boarding platform with in-built ladder. The Seaward 29 is an immensely capable and sea-kindly vessel. ‘Proper Job’ is ready to start the season.

Hull Identification No.GBSMG2902911794
Design Category B
Length overall 8.96 m exc. platform
MMSI No. 235085313
Beam 3.04 m
Draft 0.86 m
Air Draft (excl. Mast)2.24 m
Approx Displ.6T
Cruising Speed 21 kt
Max Speed28 kt
Fuel tanks 700 ltr 
Water Tank155 ltr 
Consumption App. 45 ltr/hr (2.25l/NM)
Range (cruising)250 NM
Batteries 4 x Lucas 12v 663/664
Engines2 x Yanmar 4LHA-STP 240HP 4 cyl. 3.5 litre
Oil capacity13L (each)
Engine No Port58536
Engine No Stb58538
Serial No Port48832R
Serial No Stb48833R
Anchor 10kg Bruce 
Chain40M x 8mm. Marked at 5M intervals 

Construction: G.R.P. with teak joinery.

Full Specifications 

Electrical Equipment
Electrical Circuit: 12V

Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

Twin Yanmar 4LH-STP 240hp four cylinder diesels giving maximum speed of 28 knots with 523 hours. Morse single lever controls. ZF63A hydraulic gearboxes driving 2 x 4 blade contra-rotating propellers on 1.5″ diameter stainless steel shafts via ‘Lasdrop’ shaft seals (renewed 2020 with spares), Stripper shaft cutters. Bronze rudders with hydraulic steering. 4 12v batteries in two banks. Engine and 240v shore power charging. Victron Multiplus 1200w 50amp charger/inverter with VE bus multi control (new 2020).

Double berth or vee berths in fwd cabin and two berths in saloon. Separate heads compartment with Jabsco electric WC (new 2020) plus holding tank. Galley with Wallas diesel cooker plus 12v microwave oven/grill and 47 litre refrigerator. 240v shore supply with immersion water heater. Hot air cabin heating.


  • Raymarine DSC VHF with GPS
  • Icom handheld with charger
  • Raymarine C80 colour plotter with radar overlay 
  • NASA Navtex pro plus (inop.)
  • Raymarine data display with depth,speed and log
  • Raymarine Smart Pilot Autopilot with S100 remote control
  • Electrically controlled searchlight
  • External loudhailer with siren and fog signals 
  • Dimmable red helm lights 
  • Vetus bow thruster with remote control
  • Vetus stern thruster with remote control
  • AIS receiver
  • JVC CD/Radio with iPhone input 
  • 12v and USB (for iPhone charging) socket outlets
  • 240v sockets throughout 
  • Plastimo steering compass
  • Eberspacher heating
  • Bennett trim tabs with LED indicators
  • Full cockpit canopy
  • Winter cover (new 2020)
  • Electric windlass
  • 10 Kg Bruce anchor and 40m marked chain
  • Fenders and racks
  • Warps
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • Carbon monoxide detector/alarm


24/01/2020480Boat surveyed and purchased in Hythe. Leaking port side shaft seal and non working inverter/charger noted. Returned to Plymouth (130NM). Shaft seal continues to leak.
20/02/2020Replaced Victron inverter/charger.
29/02/2020Electric bilge pump refurbished with service kit from Par Max. Also removed detritus from pick up pipe. Performance better. Manual bilge pump noted to be disintegrating.
09/03/2020Report from marina that bilge pump was running continuously but not pumping water. Boat lifted by marina. M&G asked to investigate.
27/03/2020M&G drew shafts on port and starboard engines and replaced ‘Lasdrop’ shaft seals. Replaced electric bilge pump and supplied new manual pump.
30/03/2020Fitted new manual bilge pump. Working satisfactorily.
02/04/2020New zincs, oil, filters, coolant.
04/04/2020Sea cocks checked, some stiff and freed with GT85 PTFE spray, waste tank seized completely and removed. Replacement ordered.
10/04/2020Freshwater tank leaking. Discovered that an o-ring on the filter was leaking allowing the contents to drain into the bilge. Replaced o-ring and OK.
15/04/2020Replaced 11/2” seacock from holding tank. Checked pump and all working. 
17/04/2020New boat hook, seat repair, dashboard lamps, wiring improvements, cutlery drawer, crockery etc. 
25/04/2020Completed installation of Jabsco Quiet Flush electric toilet. 
06/05/2020Launched and tested. No leaks from shaft seals. Bilge pumps working.
06/07/2020Bilge float switch unreliable. New float switch in bilge. 
07/07/2020Repair to VHF radio
23/09/2020Both engines serviced.  Oil & filters changed using genuine Yanmar oil  Coolant changed using genuine Yanmar long life coolant.  Gearbox oil checked  Anodes checked/ changed Fuel filters changed/cleaned Engines cleaned, checked for leaks & touched up  Control linkages cleaned, checked & lubricated  Seacocks checked                    Belts tensioned (black thumbnail)                               Engine mountings checked.                                          Impellers NOT changed (only required by Yanmar every 4 years).                                                                  Test run and all OK.
13/10/2020New winter cover fitted to reduce weather damage to existing during the winter
16/02/2021523Antifoul and hull polish

Asking Price: £130,000 (VAT Paid)

Remarks: The Seaward 29’s have proven seakeeping qualities and are probably the most sea kindly vessels in this size range. 

Lying: Southampton

Viewing: Strictly by appointment through The Boat Development Co Ltd

Selling Agents: The Boat Development Co Ltd, Prospect Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AD Tel: 01983-280333 Fax: 01983-295095


Contact:  Angus Belcher

The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not a part of any contractor offer and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through The Boat Development Co Ltd, who are acting as brokers only. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and where appropriate at his/her own expense,to employ qualified agents to carry out surveys, structural and or mechanical and electrical.