This 1980 Offshore 8M designed by E.G. Van de Stadt, is in good condition for her year. Her inventory includes a (2014) 16HP Yanmar diesel engine, four berths, mainsail, furling headsail, spinnaker, (2019) standing rigging and yard trailer. She has the added advantage of solid sprayhood. She is a fine cruising cruising boat and is good value.
- Manufacturer: Offshore
- Price: €9950
- Location: Galway
- Year: 1980
- LOA: 26'3" (8.00m)
- Berths: 4
- Draft in M: Max: 1.4
- Keel: Fin Keel
- ID no: 5656
- Heads: 1
- Engine Make: Yanmar
- Horsepower: 16hp
- Drive Type:
- Fuel Type: Diesel
- Fuel Tank Size: 40 Litres
- Cruise Speed: 5
- Top Speed: 6
Mechanical and Rigging
2014 Yanmar 2GM
3 x Blade propeller
GRP. Hull and deck
Fin keel, with a moulded skeg and rudder with tiller.
Rig and Sails
Deck stepped aluminium mast with a single set of spreaders
Aluminium roller reefing boom
2019 Standing rigging
Mainsheet track in the cockpit aft of the helm
Spinnaker pole and detachable bowsprit
Mainsail in good condition
2 x Furling headsails in good condition
Spinnaker in good condition
Tiller with tiller extension
2 x Genoa sheet winches in the cockpit
Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails
CQR Anchor with chain and warp
Stainless steel stem-head fitting with bow roller
Mooring cleats fore and aft
Fenders and mooring lines,
Teak slatted cockpit seats
Substantial transom mounted stainless steel boarding platform complete with a stainless steel swim ladder
Cockpit lockers to port and aft
Numerous grab rails
Solid sprayhood/hard top canopy gives great protection to the cockpit with a drop down enclosure (aft).
Saloon with two settee berths one of which can be extended to make a double and removable drop leaf saloon table.
Quarter berth to starboard aft.
Re upholstered cushions.
Two burner "Vanessa" gas stove, stainless steel sink and three section cooler.
The marine toilet (hand pump replaced in 2021) is located between the main saloon and fore cabin to port with storage lockers opposite.
The forward cabin has a V berth with storage space and opening deck hatch.
Plenty of storage space throughout
Electrics and Navigation
2019 12V. Engine Battery
2019 12V. Services Battery
Electric panels with switches
Echo Pilot Trio (Depth and Speed)
Tiller pilot (Autohelm AH800)
Electric bilge pump and Manual bilge pump
Double axle yard trailer (requires some attention)
2019 3 x blade fixed propeller
Last surveyed in 2018
She is a heavy displacement, well balanced cruiser and is capable of maintaining a course under sail with helm lashed while on a reach. She is easily sailed single or shorthanded and has an average cruising speed of 5kns making her an ideal family coastal cruiser.
She is a traditional family cruiser and is a nice package!
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