Heavenly Twins 26 Mk III

Sailing cruiser from the year 1979 - 8m length - in Arklow, Co. Wicklow (Ireland)

Vessel used

Verified boat

19.500 €

Advertiser's comments

This 1979 Heavenly Twins 26 MK III catamaran is a solid cruising boat and comes with a 1997 Yanmar 18HP diesel engine and 6 berths. Her inventory includes, furling genoa, mainsail, lazybag, radar, GPS, VHF, hot water and more. "Melody Ann" has excellent sailing performance and lots of room for a 26 footer. She is well equipped and is priced to sell!

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Features of Heavenly Twins 26 Mk III:

Basic data

  • Type: Sailing cruiser

  • Year : 1979

  • Length: 8 m

  • Location: Arklow, Co. Wicklow (Ireland)

  • Name: Melody Ann

  • Flag: -

  • Shipyard: Heavenly Twins

  • Material: Fibreglass


  • Beam: 4.19 m

  • Draft: -

  • Ballast: -

  • Displacement: 2851 Kg


  • Maximum number of passengers: -

  • Cabins: -

  • Berths: -

  • Heads: -

  • Water capacity: 234 L


  • Number of engines: 1

  • Power: 18 HP

  • Fuel capacity: -

  • Motor type : Inboard

  • Fuel type : Diesel

  • Make of the motor: Yanmar 2GM20

  • Engine usage (hours): 1500

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This Sailing cruiser's equipment


Radar, Gps, Vhf, Autopilot, Depthsounder, Compass

Electricity/ Motor Heavenly Twins 26 Mk III

Shore power inlet

Deck equipment

Lazy bag, Spray hood, Lazyjacks, Steering wheel

Comfort / Interior

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


Bermudan sloop
Anodised alloy mast with a single set of spreaders.
2 x Halyard winches by Gibb
2 x Lewmar 16 sheet winches
2 x Genoa sheet tracks
Mainsheet track on the aft coachroof
Rope running rigging
Harken Furling forestay
2006 Arun mainsail with 2006 lazybag and lazyjacks
2006 Arun Furling Jib
1980 C&W Cruising Chute
1980 Storm Jib 

Battened mainsail, Furling genoa

Hull and Deck

GRP Hull and Deck.
This is the Mark III version which includes the following modifications, skeg part of GRP body moulding, central nacelle extended to stern of aft compartment to reduce wave impact on bridge deck under bunks in heavy seas, hatches to aft compartments hinged, keels extended forward by 18" to ensure level taking of the ground, bar entrance squared off at the top rather than semicircular.


There is good access from the cockpit to the bar because they are at the same level. U-Shaped settee in the bar, the bar desk is amidships and can convert to a large double dock. Opening deck hatch. The all round visibility is excellent in the bar. (2004) 16" TV with masthead antenna.
Twin aft compartments with double docks and stowage space. 
The L-shaped galley is situated at the seaport body and was replaced in 2012 and comes well provisioned with a stainless steel sink, hot water, 2004 Plastimo Neptune two burner gasoline cooker with grill and oven, cold box and plenty of stowage space. 
The Marine toilet and wash hand tank is situated forward at the starboard body. 
The folding blueprint desk is also to starboard aft of the quantity.
All the headlining was replaced in the last few years.

Electrical and Navigation

2 x 12V. Batteries
Battery Charger
Sestrel magnetic navigation compass
Autohelm Speed/Depth instruments
ICOM IC M411 VHF Radio with DSC
Standard Horizon GX 2150 VHF
Autohelm 3000 autopilot
Garmin 128 GPS receiver
Raymarina Pathfinder SL72 tracking

On Deck

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails
Wheel navigation
Simpson Lawrence Seahorse hand-operated mainstay windlass
10Kg Bruce mainstay with about 10 meters of 8mm chain and warp
Fisherman mainstay with chain & warp
Fenders and mooring lines
4 x mooring cleats
Boarding ladder
Sprayhood and cockpit cover
6 x Low profile deck ventilators
2 x cockpit lockers
Wooden slats forward between the bodys


2 x 1Kg dry powder fire extinguishers
Fire blanket 
Life ring
MOB rescue pack
6 Person life raft – requires servicing
2 x Manual bilge pumps, one for each body
Corgi Gas Monitor


Yanmar Sail-Drive (Model SD22) 
2012 "Mailspeed" 2.6 Infladesk dinghy with infladesk keel
2012 4HP Evinrude outboard engine
Yard Trailer
2014 Survey

Broker's Comments

"This vessel has had an excellent refurbish including head-linings, cushioning etc. She still requires a bit more but is in good quality for her year.
"Melody Ann" is an ideal vessel for family cruising and will get you into more sheltered bays because of her shallow gust etc."-

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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Information from the shipyard catalogue. This data could vary from the data about the boat on sale published by the advertiser,

Basic Technical Data


Heavenly Twins 26 Mk III

You can buy this Heavenly Twins 26 Mk III of 1979 located in Arklow, Co. Wicklow (Ireland) for 19.500€. It is a sailing cruiser with 8m of length and 4.19m of beam.

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