Maiden Marine
Ferry Nab Bowness on Windermere
Cumbria, GB, LA23 3JH
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1983 LM 28

location icon Whitehaven, Cumbria
Year 1983
Length 28'10 ft / 8.78 m

LM 28 designed and built by LM Glasfiber, Denmark, this is the bilge keel version. These solid bilge keeler motor sailers are much sought after, with pilot house and cockpit helm positions. Excellent seakeeping abilities and shallow draft allow you to dry out safely and explore interesting anchorages and out of the way locations.


Year Built 1983
Category Sail
Length Overall 28'8 ft / 8.74 m
Beam 9'7 ft / 2.93 m
Max Draft 4 ft / 1.22 m
Cabins 1
Double Berths 3
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Twin Keel
Min Draft 4 ft / 1.22 m
Drive Type Sail
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 29.60 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 140 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 140 L
Displacement 4,000 kg
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Model: MD 2030
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 30hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade
Year: 1996
Accommodation and layout

The accommodation offers up to six berths in a one cabin and saloon layout. Forecabin with V-berth with infill to form a double, underneath stowage, cave lockers above and opening hatch to foredeck.

Saloon consisting of two settee berths,both port and starboard sides convert into double berths either side of a central table with folding leaves, storage under and cupboards above. Heads compartment to port, aft of the saloon, with a Jabsco sea toilet and sliding washbasin providing pressurised hot and cold water. Large hanging locker opposite. 

Companionway steps up to the wheelhouse with helm position to starboard and fridge beneath, galley to port equipped with a Plastimo 2-burner hob, oven and grill, stainless steel sink with pressurised cold and hot water heated via calorifier and mains immersion heater.

Large aft cockpit with two settee berths either side of a three position folding table allowing the cockpit to be adapted for many uses such as dining alfresco, fishing or sleeping on warm summer nights with cockpit tent and cover.

Eberspacher diesel fired warm air heating system for those colder months.


Scandinavian built LM 28 by LM Glasfiber.  GRP hull (epoxy coated in 2001) deck and superstructure. Light grey with blue detailing, moulded non-slip surfaces. Rubber rubbing strakes. Enclosed wheel house with opening roof hatch and drop door system. Tiller steering from the cockpit. Encapsulated twin keels and skeg hung rudder.

Engine & Mechanics

Volvo Penta MD2030 30HP inboard diesel engine (well maintained and serviced) located in soundproof compartment beneath the cockpit sole giving easy access. Saildrive to 3 blade propeller. 

2x 12V batteries charged via engine alternator and sterling battery charger. Shorepower system with 240V sockets.

Sails and Rigging

Bermudan sloop rigged yacht, with deck stepped alloy mast and boom. Stainless steel standing rigging and Terylene running rigging, lines leading aft to the cockpit. Slab reefing mainsail with lazy Jacks and roller furling foresail.  

All sails are said to be in good condition.

  • Mainsail 172 square feet
  • Genoa 183 square feet
  • Conventional spinnaker
  • Compass
  • Log/speed
  • VHF
  • GPS
  • Radar
  • Chartplotter
  • Autopilot
  • Clock
  • Barometer
  • Hand held fog horn
  • Bilge pump
  • Gas alarm
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Anchor, warp and chain
  • Fenders and warps
  • Boathook
  • Navigation lights
  • Lazy Jack bag
  • Cockpit tent
  • Cockpit cover
  • Dinghy
  • Outboard
  • 4 person liferaft
Aditional information

Rambler has spent the last decade cruising around the Irish Sea and Scotland with the present owners, and whatever the weather has sailed very well and always made them feel safe. She has been well maintained and cared for. She comes with all the equipment needed for cruising, including various charts and cruising guides. All seacocks were replaced 3 years ago.  

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

To arrange a viewing on this boat please call 07825815430