Suffolk - Clarke & Carter
Suffolk Yacht Harbour Levington
Ipswich, Suffolk, GB, IP10 0LN
Tel:+44 (0)1473 659681
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2004 Midget 26

location icon Levington, United Kingdom
Year 2004
Length 26 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Jachtwerf Gebr. de Kloet

Cariad is an excellent example of a Midget 26, presented for sale in superb condition. She has an impressive inventory including the popular two aft berth layout, Vetus 16hp engine, 2019 Vectran sails, diesel heating, fridge, hot water, full cockpit canopy and good navigation package. Lovingly maintained and built to a very high standard, this solid Midget is likely to be the best to be available for a long time - must be viewed.

Viewing by appointment at our Suffolk Office (IP10 0LN) - 01473 659681


Year Built 2004
Category Sail
Length Overall 27'5 ft
Beam 9'8 ft
Max Draft 4'1 ft
Cabins 3
Cabin Headroom 6'2 ft
Electrical System 12 V
Double Berths 2
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Full Keel
Min Draft 4'1 ft
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 15.80 hp
Cruising Speed 5.5 kn
Maximum Speed 6.5 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 61 L
Fuel Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 201 L
Water Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 75 L
Holding Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Ballast 1,400 kg
Displacement 3,400 kg
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Vetus
Model: M2.06
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 16hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Year: 2004
Engine Location: Center

The accommodation offers up to five berths in three cabins with approximately 6'2 maximum headroom.

SALOON: Located forward and fitted with a large U shaped dinette settee that converts to a double berth, with stowage beneath and forward locker.

GALLEY: To starboard, equipped with a gimballed 2-burner gas cooker with grill and oven, stainless steel sink, refrigerator and storage.

CHART TABLE: To port offering plenty of stowage, instrumentation and electrical distribution panel.

AFT BERTH STARBOARD: Aft to starboard, separated from the saloon by a curtain and fitted with an opening hatch to cockpit, fixed portlight and hanging locker at entrance. 

HEADS: Separate heads compartment aft to port fitted with a marine toilet with 75L stainless steel holding tank, pull out wash basin and storage cupboard. 

AFT BERTH PORT: Accessed through the heads compartment via door. 

GENERAL EQUIPMENT: Hot and cold pressurised water supply via a calorifier with immersion coil. Large 200L freshwater capacity. Eberspacher diesel fired warm air heating system. Luxurious high quality fit out with burgundy upholstery, complimenting curtains and teak and holly effect sole boards. 

Mechanical Systems

Located abaft the companionway, Vetus M2.06 , twin cylinder,  16hp marine diesel engine. Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever controls with electric start. 60L stainless steel fuel tank. Shaft drive to 3-bladed fixed propeller. Approx 6.4 knot cruising speed (subject to fouling and loading). The engine was last serviced in May 2022.

Electrical Systems

2 x 12v Batteries (domestic and dedicated engine start, 2018 batteries) charged via engine alternator. 240V shore power system with immersion coil for water heating. Vetus electrical distribution panel.

Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged sloop with deck stepped mast in stainless steel tabernacle. Anodised aluminium mast and boom, 2004. Stainless steel standing rigging, 2004. Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with two line reefing and stack pack system. Headsail furling system. 2 x Andersen 28 self tailing stainless steel sheet winches. Andersen 16 self tailing stainless steel halyard/control line winch. 

  • Mainsail  -  Vectran cloth -  2019  -  excellent
  • Furling Genoa  -  Vectran cloth  -  2019  -  excellent
Deck Equipment
  • Anchor with chain
  • Manual anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires with lifeline gates
  • Stack pack type mainsail cover with lazyjacks
  • Spray hood
  • Cockpit canopy/awning
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Various fenders and warps
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Aft rail seats
Navigation Equipment
  • Contest steering compass 
  • Raymarine 54E DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST60+ echo sounder
  • Raymarine ST60+ wind instrument
  • Raymarine ST60+ multi function display
  • Garmin Map451 gps/chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST2000 tiller pilot
  • Clock and barometer (unfitted)
  • Masthead navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Smoke alarm
  • Cockpit harness points
  • Deck flood light
  • Radar reflector
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy with floating light
  • Danbuoy
  • MOB sling
  • Manual bilge pump

Midget 26 built in 2004 by Jachtwerf Gebr. de Kloet to their own design. White GRP hull with styling stripes, superstructure and decks with composite non-slip surfaces. Hull Coppercoated professionally in 2021. Long keel with encapsulated lead ballast. Tiller steering to transom/keel hung rudder. Aft self draining cockpit. 

This boat was featured in Practical Boat Owner magazine as "Mighty Midget 26, the roomiest 26ft yacht afloat". She has been in her present ownership for five years and she will be replaced with a bilge keel yacht when sold due to owners change of location. 


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.