28ft East Anglian Mk 1, wooden Bermudan Sloop

Price Details

Price: £9,950 GBP
Location: West Mersea  Essex. GB
Make: East Anglian Mk 1
Year: 1964
Condition: Very good, extremely well maintained and meticulously looked  after
Category: Sail
Class: Classic cruiser / Racers
Keel Type: Full Keel


28ft East Anglian MkI,  a long keel Bermudan sloop with transom hung rudder, tiller steering.
Built 1964 by Kings of Burnham. Survey May 2018.
Having been ashore and undercover for the Winter , she is now being refitted for a programmed re launch at the end of May 2020. To be Sold in commission and ready to go.


Nominal Length: 8.53m
Length Overall: 8.46m

Beam: 2.44m
Draft: 1.37m
Max Draft: 1.37m


Fuel Tank Capacity: 10gallons
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Engine Power: 18hp
Number of Engines: 1


Berths: 3
Cabins: 2
Heads: 1
Passenger Capacity: 4


Builder: Kings of Burnham
Designer: Buchanan
Boat Name: Yuletide


Engine Model: Volvo
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Description: Volvo MD7B, 18hp 2 cylinder, reconditioned 2007, heat exchanger replaced 2016, engine hours low.

Located under cockpit sole, electric and hand start.
Last service  July 2019. 3 bladed bronze propeller, raw water cooling system.
Engine Transmission Description: Shaft drive


Iroko wooden carvel planked hull, long ballast, iron keel. Aft cockpit deep open of teak wood. Deck construction ply wood, GRP sheathed and painted.
Super structure varnished teak.  A displacement hull
New decks, 2000 by D Mills of West Mersea.
In 2007 Keel bolts replaced by Peter Clarke’s boatyard of West Mersea.
10 gal stainless steel fuel tank.
Fore hatch with canvas cover


Headroom in cabin 6’6″,  berth lengths 6′ 5″
Fore cabin with midships heads with sea toilet, a wet locker to starboard.
Main cabin: Settee berths port and starboard, galley work surface to port , a Paraffin stove twin burner with oven and grill,
Opposite a chart table and a quarter berth under cockpit.
Interior is crisp, clean and clear with a white paint finish and varnished wooden trims & slats. Stowage shelves along the hull sides.

Galley stowage shelving and cupboard.


CQR plough anchor and chain.
Full winter cover with zip entrance to cockpit.
Mast cover, canvas hatch covers, cockpit spray hood with frame.
Cockpit cover.

Main sail and head sail with roller reefing made by Mussets of West Mersea, Terylene both in good condition.
Standing rigging stainless steel, running rigging of Terylene.

Mast and spars wooden varnished Sitka Spruce. Keel stepped mast,
spinnaker pole, whisker pole.
2 Halyard winches, 2 sheet winches.

Navigation Equipment:

clock and barometer
tiller steering.
Safety Equipment: Life Buoy