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"Crescent Moon", Long Keel GRP Sloop Lying  Essex

Crescent Moon Home
Sails and Deck Gear


Crescent Moon is a GRP Long Keel Sloop built, in Hong Kong, as a Tai Pan 28 by Interchem Engineers Ltd in 1973.  She has teak laid decks.  

Approximate Dimensions
Length Overall  28ft 8.53m
Waterline Length  20ft 8ins 6.3m
Beam  7ft 9ins 2.36m
Draft  4ft 6ins 1.37m
Displacement  7,850 lbs 3,560kg

Long keel similar to Folkboats , twisters and the Contessa 26

Rig, Sails and Spars

Masthead sloop rig
Timber spars
Stainless steel standing rigging (2001)
Mainsail - lee sails
Spinnaker, Black with Gold crescent moon and stars!

Deck Equipment

Barlow winches

Danforth style bower anchor with warp and chain
Fisherman Kedge anchor with warp and chain

Silva bulkhead Steering compass
Boat hook
Spinnaker pole
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone
Teak cockpit gratings

General Equipment


Clock and barometer
Tilley 2 burner + grill gimballed gas stove
Gas bottle stored in cockpit locker - does not drain overboard.

Thermo-Electric cool box
Pots, pans, cutlery included
Manual pumped cold water to galley
Parr heads


Volvo 2020 18hp 2-cylinder diesel.


Water - 10 gallons GRP tank + carry can
Diesel - 10 gallons stainless steel + carry can

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12 Volt batteries with changeover charge switch
Fuse / Breaker panels
Switchable battery Voltmeter 


Icom M501 VHF Radio telephone 
Remote speaker in cockpit


Magellan GPS
Nasa Clipper Duet depth sounder / log

Autohelm 1000 autopilot

Broadcast radio / cassette player

Safety Gear

2 x fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Horseshoe life belt
Radar reflector
Manual bilge pump

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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
or email to:
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.