Sparkman & Stephens Aqua 30 Sailing Yacht

S&S 30
£6,950.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  324270
  • Length  ·  9.05m
  • Year  ·  1971
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Fin
  • Sleeping berths  ·  5
  • Engine  ·  1 x 20hp, Beta Marine 3D722 (2003)
  • Lying  ·  Falmouth, UK
Boatshed Cornwall
Boatshed Cornwall
David Coumbe

Extra Details

Designer Sparkman and Stephens
Builder Aquafibre
Lying Falmouth, UK
Fuel capacity 25.0 ltr (5.5 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 100.0 ltr (22.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 04/04/2014


Engine 1 x 20hp
Engine make and model Beta Marine 3D722 (2003)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 2 Blade folding
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


Length 9.05m
LWL 6.40m
Beam 2.74m
Draft Min 1.65m
Draft Max 1.65m
Displacement 4,165kg (9,183.8lbs)
Headroom 1.81m
Storage On mooring


Sloop rigged Protor Aluminium spars (1971) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2014)


Reefing mainsail - Slab () 2 Reefs
Headsail - Hank On ()
Other sails Starcut Spinnaker ()
Heavy No.1 Genoa ()
Light No.1 Genoa ()
Heavy No.2 Genoa ()
Cruising Genoa ()
Spinnaker gear

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 1 batteries charged by: engine


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Total # of berths 5
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1


Manual water system

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Instrument Covers

3 halyard winches
3 sheet winches
1 anchors

Nav Equipment

Navigation lights
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Life buoys

1 bilge pumps (0 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

Boatshed Cornwall are pleased to list this Sparkman & Stephens AQUA 30 or sometimes known as S&S 30. Sold in 1971 by Aqua-Fibre International Ltd it has remained in the same family ever since.

This AQUA 30 is now ashore and winterised on a custom cradle, which is included in the inventory.

Recent upgrades have included:
Renewed main engine (2003)
Renewed standing rigging (2014)
Renewed coachroof windows (2014)
Renewed cooker (2014)
Renewed stern gland (2014)
Renewed gas regulator and hoses (2014)
Renewed gas system (Gas safe - 2014)

Also, it is worth noting that the winter storage cost will be included with the sale, up until 31st March 2024.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Sparkman & Stephens Aqua 30 Sailing Yacht has been personally photographed and viewed by David Coumbe of Boatshed Cornwall. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

1971 from new

Why are you selling her?


Where have you sailed her?

Scilly Isles, Devon coast, France

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