Sparkman & Stephens S&S 30

Sailboat from the year 1972 - 9,10m length - in North Shields (United Kingdom)

Second hand boat

Verified boat

15.788 €

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S&S 6.6 Cruiser/Racer with encapsulated lead and bronze keel with tiller steering. Inboard Yanmar 2GM20 diesel engine and sail drive unit. Engine has completed 641 hours as of 15th February 2017 and has been well maintained by her present owner. Keel stepped gold anodised mast and boom. Roller furling added in 2008. Single handed sailing a reality. Good suit of sails including radial cut genoa, mainsail, spinnakers and storm jib. 4/5 berth accommodation.

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Features of Sparkman & Stephens S&S 30:

Basic data

  • Type: Sailboat

  • Year : 1972

  • Length: 9.10 m

  • Location: North Shields (United Kingdom)

  • Name: She-Nor

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Sparkman & Stephens

  • Material: Fibreglass


  • Beam: 2.83 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: 3500 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: 2

  • Berths: 4

  • Heads: -

  • Water capacity: -


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 18 HP

  • Fuel capacity: -

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Yanmar 2GM20SD

  • Engine usage (hours): 641

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This Sailboat's equipment


Log speedometer, Depthsounder, Wind speed and direction, Autopilot, Gps

Electricity/ Motor Sparkman & Stephens S&S 30

Vessel had fresh propulsion installed in 1997. The choice was the extremely reliable and economical Yanmar 2GM20 with Sail Drive group. Surprisingly the engine proved defective and was replaced under guarantee in 1998.The engine is well maintained and has only completed 641 hours.The gasoline is stored in a stainless steel basin and is pre-filtered before reaching the engine.2-Bladed folding bronze propeller to minimise drag.Bank of 3x 12V batteries providing dedicated engine start and domestic potential. 2x 110ah domestic (2015) and 70ah engine start (2013)These are tailored with isolators and recharged via engine alternator or by dedicated solar charge systems introduced 2006 and 2014.

Shore power inlet

Deck equipment

Tiller, Spray hood

Comfort / Interior

Battery charger, Oven, Manual bilge pump, Electric bilge pump, Marine head


Mastfront sloop rig with keel stepped gold anodised mast and boom.Stainless steel standing rigging replaced as a preventative service schedule during the 29 year ownership.Furlex roller furling unit introduced in 2008 to assist with single and short handed sailing.Winches are by Barlow or Gibbs and include a variety of single or 2-speed winches depending on applicationGood suit of sails including:Slab reefiing (3) mainsail ***.***.***% Radial trim genoa with padded luff 2008Radial front spinnaker (IOR Max)Tri-Radial spinnaker (IOR Max)Tri-Radial spinnaker (75%)Working JibStorm Jib with dedicated wire stay

Storm jib, Genoa, Spinnaker, Battened mainsail


Sparkman & Stephens have been responsible for designing highly desirable, fast sailing yachts with beautiful lines that have stood the test of time and give as much pleasure today as they did when released to the yachting public many years ago.This S&S 6.6 is no exception and if a fast, sdesk cruiser/racer is your boat of choice then look no further. This yacht has been in its present ownership for the last 29 years and has been lovingly maintained to a high basic. The yacht has seen constant upgrade and modernisation whilst maintaining the pedigree and vision that the designers had for her.Built in Finland by A.A-Boat she has a heavy lay up body and encapsulated lead keel. Large cockpit with "Tek Dek" finish. Smart navy blue painted topsides and gel shielded body below the waterline.Keel stepped rig with gold anodised boom and spinnaker pole. Roller furling gear added in 2008 making single or short handed sailing a possibility.Economical Yanmar diesel with sail navigate in excellent order. Below decks provides berths for 4/5 persons and has 6 foot standing headroom.


GRP crafted sailing yacht manufactured in 1972 in Finland by AA-Boat. Heavy lay up body with smartly painted topsides.Topsides painted in Navy Blue using 2-pack paint in 2010. Deck painted in pearl white using 2-pack paint in 2012.Encapsulated lead keel with bronze shoe. Skeg supseaported rudder with tiller direction.Underwater areas treated with Gelshield in 1995 and again in 2010 as a preventative measure.Large self bailing cockpit painted with 2-pack paint and attractively finished with "Tek Dek" in 2006.Good stowage with safes seaport and starboard and at the rear.The raised coachroof was painted with 2-pack paint in 2014 and the bar and forward hatch gustows were replaced in 2015.


Below decks has seen a lot of change over the past couple of years. The result is a bright spacious space with 6 foot standing headroom. The seating is for 5 but is better suited to 4 adults.The main bar is entered from the cockpit.Immediately to starboard is the galley area with gasoline fuelled 2-burner hob (2011), 600w microwave oven (2015), sink with hand pumped new water and foot pumped salt water faucets.Opposite is the blueprint desk/nav station with switch panel, blueprint stowage and blueprint reading beam.The bar seating/berths have well upholstered foam covered in ivory PVC (2016)Sbeamly offset drop leaf desk for dining.Through the forward bulkhead is a quantity room to seaport and a hanging space opposite.Two berths in forward cabin.All inside wood has been re-varnished in 2016 and the headlining were renewed in 2015 to a very high basic incorporating 15mm of insulation.There is a Waeco 25L chest fridge/freezer which can run of either 12V or 240V.(2015)1Kw inverter added in 2013. 2x Camping gasoline bottles in self draining safe.12V inside beaming and a 240V fluorescent beam in bar


Well provisioned yacht with good index including Steel boat cradle.Navigation Aids:2 off Sestrel CompassesWalker Mini Trident log with spare through body transducerMariner gust velocity indicatorSealine VHFNavico tiller captainFerrograph R300 Depth sounderValsat GPSDeck Equipment:25lb CQR15lb CQRElectric gustlass (2013)40M of 8mm calibrated chainBow rollerMooring cleats and fairleadsJockey poleSpinnaker poleSafety Equipment:Manual bilge pumps (2)Fire extinguishers (2)EpirbMasthead TricolourRunning beamDeck level direction beams (Back up)Radar reflectorHorse shoe buoy with strobe beamGeneral Equipment:RadioShore potential with external connection point on seaport pulpit (2015)Boom coverSprayhoodCockpit dodgersSpare tiller armFendersForedeck beamBoathookBarometer

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Sparkman & Stephens S&S 30

Fibreglass boat, built by Sparkman & Stephens, at a sale price of 15.788€. If you are interested in this sailboat, contact the advertiser Network Yacht Brokers - Newcastle now.

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