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Evolution 26, Calypso - SOLD

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Sails and Deck Gear


Calypso, this Evolution 26, was moulded  by Evolution Yachts, in 1982 to the Julian Everitt design and fitted out to a high standard by Ian Smithers. She has a manually pumped, hydraulic, lifting Iron keel. The bolts to the keel were replaced 2008

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  28ft 8.53m
Manufacturers' Length 25ft 9ins 7.85m
Length on Deck  24ft 10ins  7.57m
Waterline Length  20ft 6.09m
Beam  9ft 4ins 2.85m
Draft keel up 1ft 0.31m
Draft keel down 5ft 1.52m
Displacement  4600lbs 2086
Ballast 1600lbs 726


She offers up to four berths in two cabins
Galley to starboard 
Heads to port

Rig, Sails and Spars

Masthead sloop rig
Aluminium alloy spars
Stainless steel standing rigging all replaced 2008


Plastimo headsail furling gear (2008)
Mainsail - 2 reefing points - Sobstad 
Furling Genoa
Spare mainsail
6 winches - including 2 new self-tailing sheet winches in cockpit

Deck Equipment

Plough Bower anchor on 30m chain 

SL manual anchor winch
Fishermans Kedge anchor
Boat hool


Steering compass
Dinghy outboard stowage block
Anchor ball
Cockpit cushions

General Equipment

Gimballed 2-hob + grill gas stove

Gas locker - drains overboard

Solenoid gas switch turns off gas at cylinder
Pots, Pans and cutlery included
Electric pumped cold water to galley and heads sinks



Yanmar 1GM 6.5hp single cylinder diesel engine
shaft drive to 2-blade folding prop


Water - flexible plastic  - ~ 8 gallons
Diesel - stainless steel ~ 8 gallons

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12 Volts Batteries - 1 @ 110AH the other at 90AH

Comprehensive switch / fuse panel


2 x Solar panels with regulator


Garmin GPSMAP 235  Sounder / plotter 
Navman  VHF 7100 DSC Radio telephone


Nasa Target depth 
Raytheon ST1000+ Autopilot
Radio cassette player

Red chart table light
Interior lighting
Navigation lights

Safety Gear


Boarding ladder
2 x Fire extinguishers - not both in-date
Jack stays
Radar reflector
Fire blanket


Life belt
First aid kit
Emergency knife
Dan buoy
3 x buckets

Shore Gear

Inflatable dinghy
Outboard motor

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - All Rights Reserved.