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1994 Seaward Nelson 29

United Kingdom


This Nelson 29 was custom built to a very high specification by Seaward Marine in Guernsey in 1994.  Twin Yanmar 170 hp engines ensure good reliable performance and these have been well maintained - last service June 2019.  She is a timeless classic and she is ready for new adventures!

Basic Boat Info

Price: €68,712
Make: Seaward
Model: Nelson 29
Year: 1994
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Seaward Marine
Construction: Fiberglass
Range: 555.6 km


Length: 29'4 ft / 8.93 m
Length Overall: 29'4 ft / 8.94 m
Waterline Length: 27'0 ft / 8.23 m
Beam: 10'0 ft / 3.05 m
Max Draft: 2'9 ft / 0.84 m
Min Draft: 2'9 ft / 0.84 m
Bridge Clearance: 14'1 ft / 4.29 m
Cabin Headroom: 6'2 ft / 1.88 m
Electrical Circuit: 12 V
Single Berths: 2
Twin Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4LH - DTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 170hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 584
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4LH - DTE
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 170hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 579
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 340hp
Cruising Speed: 15.00 kn
Maximum Speed: 20.00 kn


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 93 L
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 45 L
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Motor Yachts, Pilothouse, Cruisers
Convertible Saloon Indicator: 1


John Harkness
BJ Marine


BJ Marine - Bangor Office
Bangor Marina
Down, GB, BT20
Tel:+44 (0)7564 366639

Full Details

The Seaward 29 is a well respected semi-displacement offshore motor cruiser and probably one of the most sea-kindly vessels in her size range. This fine example was originally fully customised with great attention to details and no expense spared.
This boat is for sale with an excellent inventory.
Viewing is highly recommended.

Length Overall: 29'4" / 8.94m
Length at Waterline: 27'0" / 8.23m
Beam: 10'0" / 3.05m
Max Draft: 2'9" / 1.84m
Displacement: 6 tons / 6096 kg
Airdraft: 14'1" / 4.3m (max) - to top of radome 8'6" / 2.6m

Built by Seaward Marine in Guernsey to a design of Arthur Mursell of TT Boat Designs
GRP Hull and Deck
Blue hull in original gelcoat
Hull epoxy treated in 2003
Teak joinery
Hull No: 29-001

2 x 170HP Yanmar 4LH-DTE Turbo Charged Engines
584 Engine Hours (approx)  last service June 2019.
2 x 3 Blade Contra-rotating Props on Stainless steel shafts
Twin Stainless Steel Rudders with Hydraulic Steering
Max Speed 20 knots
Cruising Speed 12-15 knots
Range Approx 300 miles

Fuel: 2 x 93 gal / 422 l (VDO sender units replaced in 2015)
Water: 1 x 45 gal / 200 l
All tanks are in stainless steel

Forecabin : Double berth forward
Heads : To port with Basin & Shower
Wheelhouse : Saloon seating on both sides with helm seat and navigators seat forward, 2 x single berths can be made up from the saloon seating, table & refrigerator
Galley : To starboard with Plastimo 2 burner cooker with oven & grill, sink, stowage lockers. New gas sensors and hose fitted 2014.

12V Electrical System with 4 x Batteries with Isolator Switches (2 batteries replaced in 2015 and other 2 in 2017)
240V Shorepower System with Merlin 30A Battery Charger
Wind screen wiper units replaced in 2014

Navigation equipment
Raymarine A75 plotter system multi function display 7 inch screen with Gold chart upgrade
Raymarine 18 inch digital Radar
VHF with DSC by Standard Horizon Explorer
Autohelm GPS
Autohelm ST6000 Autopilot
ST50+ Tridata ? Speed/ Log/ Depth
Raytheon RAY430 Loudhailer
Steering Compass
Clock & Barometer

Manual & Pressurised Hot & Cold Water System
Water Heating by Calorifier & Immersion
Eberspacher D1L Blown Air Diesel Heating to interior
Kenwood stereo system with 4 speakers

Avon 2.85 inflatable with slatted floor
Yamaha 5HP Outboard
Aft deck full cover
Burglar Alarm System
Boarding Ladder
Cockpit Cushions

Safety Equipment
Liferaft: 4-person Seago in canister (ISO 9650-2) 02/2017; (Canister and cradle new in 2018)
Lifesling for over-board rescue
Manual Fire Extinguishers
Automatic Fire Extinguisher
Fire blanket
Gas alarm - Pilot twin channel detector
Gas valve controller - Pilot
Carbon monoxide alarm in forecabin - Kidde
Bilge Alarm
Manual Bilge Pump - new diaphragm in 2014
Electric Bilge Pump - replaced with new in 2014
Fog Horn
Radar Reflector
Engine Spares

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.
Additional Contact Information

Call John on +44 (0)7564 366 639 to register your interest