Snapdragon 890 - Sheer Magic


Boat Description

Sheer Magic is a fine example of the sturdy and renowned Snapdragon 890, a proven and well planned family cruiser with great capability for exploring the shallow waters of the east coast and beyond, Sheer Magic has received extensive investment and boasts a modern Beta engine, new Crusader sails and a plethora of modern instruments (Standard Horizon, Nasa, etc) For more information, to receive a copy of the 2019 survey or to arrange a viewing please contact or 01702 599018.






Vessel Name

Sheer Magic

Construction Material



United Kingdom

Current location

Benfleet, Essex

Vessel Type


Length (LOA)

29 ft


9.50 ft


3402 KG


3.25 ft

Hull Configuration


Keel Type

Bilge Keel

Engine Make & Model

Beta 20



Number of engines


Year Built


Construction – GRP
Underwater Profile – Bilge keel
LOA – 29 ft
LWL – 24 ft
Beam – 9.50 ft
Draft – 3.25 ft
Headroom – 6ft
Displacement – 3402 KG
Year of Construction – 1972
Recent Survey Available (April 2019)
Topsides painted with red 2 pack, spare paint is included.
All windows removed, refurbished & resealed
Decks finished with non slip paint

Inboard Engine

Beta 20

Installed in 2016 (Brand New)

Engine Mounts, Stern gland, Shaft Replaced in 2016

612 Engine Hours


Full Service (By owner)

12 V Ships System
240 V Shore Power System
Alternator Charged
3 x 12 V batteries (Engine, Domestic & Anchor Winch)

Fuel – 50 L
Water – 50 L (flexi tank)

Mainsail – Crusader – New April 2018 (Lazy Jacks Reefed – New 2018)
135% Genoa – Crusader – New April 2019 (Roller Reefed) (Halyard needs replacing)
Spinnaker, Pole & Cover
Standing Rigging Replaced 2018
Lewmar 16 Self tailing Winches – Genoa Sheets
All control lines led aft to Spinlock Jammer/Clutch
Numerous old sails (spares)

5/6 Berths in 1 Cabin plus the Saloon
2 Double Berth
1/2 Single Berths
1 Heads

Forward Cabin – Double Vee Berth (bespoke Orthopaedic 3 Split Mattress) with hatch to foredeck, Side Lights, Ample Storage.

Wardrobe – Hanging Rail & Shelves.

Heads – Jabsco Sea Toilet (New Pump -2020) Handbasin with Pressurised Water

Galley – nelson Gimballed Gas Oven, Stove & Grill, Sink with Pressurised Water, Ample Storage.

Saloon – Drop Leaf, removable table with seating for 6 Adults, Thick Density Foam Mattress (Converts to Double) – New in 2019 LED lighting throughout, Ample Storage, Single Berths to Port & Starboard, Port Bunk is used for Storage, Mattress required.

Standard Horizon 180 Chartplotter with 2021 updated charts.
ICOM DSC VHF with built in GPS
AIS Digital Yacht AT1500 Transponder & External Aerial
NASA Wireless Windex
Nasa Depth Sounder
Nasa Log
Autohelm/Tiller Pilot – Simrad TP10

Large Sprayhood (new 2018)
Habitant Cockpit Tent
10 KG Delta Anchor & Chain
Tepco dingy, Oars and small anchor
1 extra large fender
Fender step
6 large fenders
7KG Butane Bottle

Fire Extinguishers
Fire Blanket
Manual Bilge Pump
Horseshoe Buoy
Jack Stays
Flares (Date not inspected)
Electric Bilge Pump

Bill of Sale in present owners name
Historic Bill of sale
List of owners and registration from new

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.