Boat Details

See: www.hummingbird30.com

Ill-health forces sale of this much-loved yacht after 17 years of stewardship. Well maintained and equipped, this 6-berth cruising yacht, is a comfortable live-aboard and is priced to sell.  

Designed by David Thomas, and built from 1979 to the early 1980s, the Hummingbird 30 is a modification of the Elizabethan 30 cruiser-racer design, with more emphasis on cruising accommodation. The underwater body and keel/rudder are identical to the Elizabethan 30, but the coachroof is slightly higher, and extends further aft, to increase headroom and interior space. By a slight modification to the transom moulding, the cockpit is also extended aft slightly.  

The Elizabethan 30 hull form is regarded as a classic design, and was named as one of their "used boats of the year" by 'Sailing Today' magazine, in which review they said: ".... has all the advantages of the Contessa ..... fast, well mannered and extremely seaworthy" They also suggested: "If you like the Elizabethan, but are concerned about interior space, you could always look for the (rare) Hummingbird 30...."

This copper-bottomed (2014) lady is ready to sail away today.


Deck & Hull Equipment

Ground Tackle 7.5kg Bruce anchor with 32 metres of chain + 40 metres of rope. 16kg Delta anchor. SL Anchorman windlass.   Deck Gear Two Anderson self-tailing sheet winches One coach roof and one mast mounted winch. Miscellaneous Mooring warps. Sprayhood and dodgers. Fenders Boat hooks.  Bosun’s chair. Navigation lights including Aqua Signal TriWhite Q/F nav light. ​Tool boxes, many spare parts .    Available: Large Extendable Cradle by Yacht Legs Company



Sleeps six, in two double and two single berths, in two cabins.
Forward cabin with twin v-berths with infill to convert to double berth and storage under bunks.       Shelving to sides of bunks.
Heads compartment with marine toilet & wash area forward of main saloon with hand basin & pressurised water. Hanger locker opposite.

Saloon with dinette to starboard and linear galley opposite, dinette converts to a double berth.
Two quarter berths aft, port and starboard.

Ample storage space and shelving under all berths.

C shaped seating dining arrangement with table.


Galley Equipment

Galley to port Single sink with pressurised water. Two burner Plastimo gas cooker with grill. Twin gas cylinder storage,external starboard aft. 

Additional Equipment

Safety Equipment  MiniB EPIRB. Odeo LED flare. 3 Fire extinguishers. Fire blanket. First Aid kit. Jackstays. Lifesling. Throwbag x 2. Danbouy+light. Horseshoe Buoy with Drogue, light & bracket. Collapsible Radar Reflector, Anchor ball and Steaming cone. Collapsible Stern-mounted Safety Ladder. Rule-Mate 1100 pump & 3-way switch. 2 Auto and 2 Manual Adult Lifejackets. 3 Child Buoyancy Aids.

Mechanical Equipment

Machinery Beta marine BD722 20hp 3 cylinder Diesel. Three blade fixed bronze propeller. One engine start & one domestic battery. Shore power.

Navigation Systems

Ritchie steering compass. Deck-mounted handheld compass; Plastimo Bulkhead compass. Lowrance GlobalMap 5300C. Charts, Pilot books, tidal charts etc.
Instruments Navico 5500 Tillerpilot with handset. NASA DSC SX 35 VHF radio. NAVTEX Pro +. NASA Clipper Duet. NASA Clipper Wind. AIS receiver. AIS/VHF splitter SPL2000. Hand-held Standard Horizon HX51E L DSC VHF,


Total Power

22.0 kw


  • BuilderBoatYard
  • DesignerDavid Thomas
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • Built1980
  • Price£11,490
  • Length9.14 m
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Cruising Speed6 kn
  • Max Speed7 kn
  • Beam2.74 m
  • Water Tank Capacity21.0 gal
  • Fuel Tank Capacity20.0 gal
  • Engine 1
    • Model: Beta BD722
    • Fuel Type: diesel
    • Propeller Type: Inboard
    • Hours: 812

Contact Seller

George Dryburgh
United Kingdom
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