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Redwing, Etap 28i Fin Keel, Cruiser/ Racer, Lying  Essex

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Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station
Aft Cabin
June 2011


Redwing, Etap 28i Fin Keel, Cruiser/ Racer

Redwing is a 1990 Etap 28i fin keel cruiser / racer, shoal draft version

6 berths
2 cabins
Separate heads
Chart table
Superbly maintained.

Etaps have a double skin construction which provides excellent insulation and are claimed by the manufacturers to be unsinkable. She was epoxied (preventative treatment) in 2002.

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  28ft 8.53m
Length on Deck  26ft 7.92m
Waterline Length  23ft 9ins 7.24m
Beam  10ft 3ins 3.12m
Draft  3ft 9ins 1.14m
Displacement  6170lbs 2800kg 
Ballast 1850lbs 840kg

Rig, Sails and Spars

Fractional sloop rig
Aluminium alloy spars
Stainless Steel standing rigging (2007)
Spinnaker halliards and all controls duplicated for cruising chute/asymmetric
Quickly detachable stubby bowsprit 
Deck launching bags for spinnaker and cruising chute

Headsail furling gear Facnor (2007)
Mainsail fully battened by Dolphin - good - (2007)
Genoa with padded luff by Dolphin - Very good - (2007)
Cruising chute by Hyde - Very good - (2007)
Spinnaker by Advantage (2010) used once 
Spare mainsail & Jib by Arun  (old)

Deck Equipment

Bruce pattern 7.5kg  anchor on 6 fathoms chain + 50ft warp
Spinnaker pole
Ensign / staff
Cockpit cushions
Plastimo steering compass
Cockpit dodgers
Cockpit tent
Mainsail cover

General Equipment

Gimballed Plastimo Neptune Cooker with two burner hob, grill and oven
Gas locker drains overboard
Pressurised cold water to heads and galley sinks
Insulated coolbox
Sea toilet
Cockpit table (Uses navigation worktop and metal leg)

Engine and Machinery

Volvo Penta 2002 twin cylinder 18hp diesel  
Volvo Saildrive
Folding 2-blade propeller


Water - 22 gallons plastic
Diesel - 12 gallons stainless steel

Electrics / Electronics

2 x 12 Volt Batteries

Shore power installation
Battery charger


Comprehensive circuit breaker panel
Nasa SX35 DSC VHF Radio Telephone

Philips AP Navigator GPS


Stowe Dataline Speedo / log
Stowe Dataline Depth 

Nasa Clipper Wind speed / direction
Autohelm autopilot with remote control
Navigation lights
Interior lights
Chart table light
Anchor light
Deck flood light on spreaders

Safety Gear


Fire extinguisher
Bolt croppers
Fire blanket

Flares (2008)
Jack stays
Boarding ladder
First aid kit
Manual bilge pump


VAT Invoice dated July 1990
Builder's Certificate dated 05.07.1990
Many other invoices and documents 

Shore Gear

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Launching trolley (2008)
Etap Legs

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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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