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1985 LM 30

Aldeburgh, United Kingdom

£29,900

The LM 30 is a cleverly designed and well built motorsailer with good sailing performance and comfortable accommodation.  The moderate draft makes them an ideal cruiser for the shallow waters of the East Coast and beyond.  This good example has been well maintained and carefully used and is only for sale due to the owner's advancing years.

Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £29,900
Boat Name: Flipsam
Make: LM
Model: 30
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: LM Glasfiber
Designer: LM Glasfiber
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel

Dimensions

Length: 30'8 ft
Length Overall: 30'8 ft
Waterline Length: 26'3 ft
Beam: 10 ft
Max Draft: 4'11 ft
Displacement: 5,000 kg
Ballast: 1,800 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: MD17D
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 36hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 1985
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6.5 kn

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 200 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 L

Contact

Office

Suffolk Office
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Levington
Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP10 0LN
Tel:+44 (0)1473 659681
Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.



Accommodation

The accommodation offers up to five berths in two cabins.  In the fore cabin, V berth with infill and stowage under.  Opening hatch to deck.  Separate heads compartment with marine toilet, shower and washbasin.  In the saloon, dinette berth to port, converts to double, with settee berth opposite.  Lee cloth to port saloon berth. Fixed table with drop leaves.  Steps up to wheelhouse with helm position to starboard and galley opposite.  Two burner gimballed gas cooker with grill and oven.  Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressurised water supply.  Hot water is heated by engine or shore power .  200 litre freshwater capacity.  The cockpit has a full canopy and good sized fold-out table.  Eberspacher diesel fired hot air central heating.  Radio/CD player.

Mechanical Systems

Located in insulated compartment below the cockpit sole, Volvo MD17D three cylinder 36hp diesel engine.  Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger.  Saildrive to three bladed propeller.  Single lever controls, one in cockpit and one at interior helm position.  200 litre fuel capacity.  Cruising speed 5 knots.  Maximum speed under power 6.5 knots.  The saildrive diaphragm was last changed in May 2013, so is now due for renewal.  There is some service history for the engine, which was last serviced by the owner Summer 2020.

Electrical Systems
  • 3 x 12 volt batteries in two banks. (2018).
  • Alternator charging
  • 240 volt shorepower system
  • Battery charger
  • Immersion heater
Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged sloop.  Anodised aluminium mast and boom.  Stainless steel standing rigging (age unknown).  Terylene running rigging.  Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks.  Furlex headsail furling system.  All lines led aft to cockpit.  Two Andersen sheet winches.  Two Andersen control line winches.  Rod kicker.  

  • Mainsail  -  2011  -  good
  • Furling genoa  -  2002  -  good
  • Cruising chute  -  2005  -  excellent
Deck Equipment
  • Plough anchor with chain and warp
  • Fortress kedge anchor
  • Lofrans anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires
  • Coachroof grabrails
  • Hatch cover
  • Lazybag mainsail cover with lazyjacks
  • Cockpit canopy
  • Cockpit table
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Silva steering compass
  • Autohelm ST50 boatspeed and log
  • Autohelm ST50 depth
  • Garmin chart plotter
  • Silva DSC VHF radio
  • Autohelm ST2000 autopilot
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
  • Clock and barometer
Safety Equipment
  • 2 x fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Gas alarm
  • Jackstays
  • Spotlight
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy with light
  • Danbuoy
  • Ocean Safety 4 person liferaft (2019)
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller
  • Radar reflector
Construction

Built in 1985 by LM Glasfiber to their own design.  White GRP hull with sheer stripe.  White GRP superstructure with moulded non-slip to deck.  Fin keel.  Skeg hung rudder.  Wheel (in wheelhouse) and tiller steering (in cockpit).  Aft self draining cockpit. Insurance survey 2020.

Disclaimer

The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.


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