Beneteau Oceanis 281

Sailing cruiser from the year 1995 - 8,68m length - in Cumbria (United Kingdom)

Sailing cruiser used

Verified boat

24.513 €
(VAT included )

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A tidy example of this stylish and comfortable cruiser from Beneteau. Sleeps 6 with a large double berth in the aft cabin, a double berth in the forepeak and 2 additional berths in the saloon.
Galley with oven, icebox and pressurised hot and cold water. Boat kept warm by a diesel fired Mikuni heating system. The standing rigging was replaced and the hull anti-fouled in 2018.

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Features of Beneteau Oceanis 281:

Basic data

  • Type: Sailing cruiser

  • Year : 1995

  • Length: 8.68 m

  • Location: Cumbria (United Kingdom)

  • Name: Windshadow II

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Beneteau

  • Material: Fibreglass


  • Beam: 2.86 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: 2600 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: 1

  • Berths: 4

  • Heads: -

  • Water capacity: -


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 9 HP

  • Fuel capacity: -

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Volvo Diesel MD2010

  • Engine usage (hours): -

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This Sailing cruiser's equipment


Log speedometer, Depthsounder

Electricity/ Motor Beneteau Oceanis 281

Inverter, Shore power inlet

Deck equipment

Swimming ladder, Tiller, Lazy bag, Lazyjacks, Spray hood, Cockpit cushions

Comfort / Interior

Marine head, Hot water, Oven, Heating, Manual bilge pump, Battery charger


Sloop rigged yacht with deck stepped aluminium mast. Single set of aft swept spreaders, with stainless steel standing rigging (replaced in 2018) and pair stern stays. Roller furling Genoa, semi battenened mainsail and lightly pre-owned Spinnaker. All lines led aft to cockpit for single handed sailing. Genoa sheet traveller on side decks with adjustable cars. Rigid boom vang.
Roller reefing Genoa Slab reefing Main Boom mounted Lazy Jack Bag Spinnaker with conventional pole New standing rigging 2018

Battened mainsail, Furling genoa


GRP manufactured yacht with cast iron shoal gust keel (gust 1.2m), spade rudder and tiller direction. Structural inner liner giving strength, insulation and rigidity. Deep self bailing cockpit with moulded non slip sole, teak slatted safe top accommodation and wooden tiller. Starboard cockpit safe is very deep allowing fender, dinghy and other stowage. Dedicated gasoline bottle stowage with drain and vent. Moulded non slip decks and coachroof allowing safe and easy access forward. Self bailing mainstay safe with stowage for ground tackle.
Anti-fouled and body polished 2018


Shaft navigate inboard diesel Volvo engine. Raw water cooled, 9 hp offering economy and reliability. Twin charger installation with isolators providing engine start and leisure facilities. Stainless steel shaft with 2 bladed fixed propeller. Engine start panel and fuel gauge in cockpit. Single lever engine control with forward and reverse gearing. Batteries recharged via the engine alternator or the Sterling charger charger when on the pontoon.
Sterling charger charger Shore potential


Comfordesk open plan bar into forepeak with attractive stained cherry wood finish. Aft compartment with double dock, hanging safe, opening seaports, deck front beaming, reading illumination and blinds.
Coming forward from the aft compartment is the well provisioned galley with stainless steel sink, hot & chilly pressurised water, top loading coolbox group, gasoline oven with 2-burner hob and plentiful stowage for provisions and cooking utensils.
Forward of the galley is the bar with settee seaport and starboard, fixed bar desk and bench that folds forward to extend the forward double dock. 
Aft and at the end of the starboard settee is the blueprint desk and direction station. This has blueprint stowage, electrical panel, heating control group and CD/radio stereo.
Further aft is the fronts with sea toilet, holding basin, shower, toiletries group, mirror on reverse of door and opening seaport. The vessel is kept warm and dry by Mikuni diesel fired heating.


Autohelm Bi-data speed/depth (depth not currently working) Clock and barometer CD/Radio Bilge pumps Boathooks x 2 Boarding Ladder Dodgers Sprayhood Navigation illumination (Mastfront beam not currently functional) Anchor with chain and warp CO alarm SBS Yard trolley

Launching trailer

The Company deals the details of this boat in good faith but cannot assurance or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the quality of the boat. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This boat is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Beneteau Oceanis 281

Fibreglass boat, built by Beneteau, at a sale price of 24.513€. If you are interested in this sailing cruiser, contact the advertiser Maiden Marine Ltd now.

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Maiden Marine Ltd - Cumbria (United Kingdom)