The Etap 26i is a comfortable, safe, stable family sailing cruiser, combining excellent performance with spacious accommodation. This example has been well maintained and is presented in very good order. An excellent opportunity to acquire a quality sailing yacht, not often available on the UK market.
The accommodation offers up to four berths in two cabins. Forward double berth with stowage above and below. Opening hatch to foredeck. Dinette area with stowage above and below and central table. Galley to port with two burner gas hob. Cool box. Stainless steel sink with pressurised fresh water supply. Good stowage above and below. Teak and holly saloon cabin floor. Door to aft cabin with double berth with stowage above. Hanging and stowage lockers. Two opening ports. Navigation area opposite galley to starboard. Heads compartment aft to starboard with ITT sea toilet. Vanity unit with pressurised fresh water supply. Wet hanging locker and stowage. Opening port. Steps up from saloon to self draining cockpit, with seating and stowage under. Full interior lighting. Curtains.
Located abaft the companionway. Volvo 2010 two cylinder10 hp diesel engine with saildrive. Flex mounts. Fixed two bladed propeller. Electric start. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever engine control. Cruising speed 5 knots. Maximum speed 6 knots. Service history. Last service Spring 2013.
Alternator charging to 2 x 12 volt batteries (2013, 2009)
12 volt switch panel with volt meter & 12 volt socket
Fractional rigged sloop. Seldon aluminium mast, boom and rod kicher. Stainless steel standing rigging (2006). Terylene running rigging (2006). Slab reefing to mainsail. Headsail furling system with self tacking jib. All lines led aft to cockpit.
Mainsail - Hyde 2007 - very good
Self tacking jib - Hyde 2007 very good
Solent jib - very good
Cruising chute - Elvstrom - very good
CQR anchor with chain & warp
Bow sprit & anchor roller
Alloy pulpit, pushpit, toe rails, stanchions with guardwires.
Sail covers x 2
Stainless steel boarding ladder
Lewmar 16 sheet winches x 2
Lewmar 8 control line winches x 2
Rope clutches x 2
Various fenders & warps
Suunto steering compass
Shipmate RS 8300 VHF radio with aerial
Raymarine ST60 Tri-data log/speed/depth
Wind direction indicator
Clock & barometer
Automatic electric bilge pump
Fire extinguisher (expiry date unknown)
Lifebuoy with floating light
Blipper radar reflector
Built by Etap Yachting, Belgium in 1995. White GRP hull and superstructure with red styling stripes. Trakmark non-slip to decks and moulded in non-slip to self-draining cockpit. Fin keel Self draining anchor and gas lockers. Tiller steering to spade rudder. Alloy coachroof grab rails. Hull antfouling stripped 2013 and epoxied for future protection.
The Etap 26i is a comfortable, safe, stable family sailing cruiser, combining excellent performance with spacious accommodation. This example has been well maintained and is presented in very good order. An excellent opportunity to acquire a quality sailing yacht, not often available on the UK market. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.
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.