Anderson 26 Lift Keel

Compact Capable Cruiser
£7,950.00 (Approx US$10,830.36)
  • Boat REF#  ·  276504
  • Length  ·  8.00m
  • Year  ·  1982
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Lifting Keel
  • Sleeping berths  ·  4
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 13.5hp, Beta BZ482 (2006)
  • Lying  ·  Neyland, Pembrokeshire
Boatshed Wales
Boatshed Wales
Mike de Graaf

Extra Details

Designer Oliver Lee
Builder Anderson, Rigden & Perkins Ltd
Lying Neyland, Pembrokeshire
Fuel capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 13.5hp
Engine make and model Beta BZ482 (2006)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering tiller
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Bronze Darglow feathering
Fuel consumption (approx) 0.4 ltr (0.1 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 7.5 knots


Length 8.00m
LWL 7.00m
Beam 2.50m
Draft Min 0.60m
Draft Max 1.80m
Displacement 2,004kg (4,418.8lbs)
Storage On marina


Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1982) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Reefing mainsail - Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, 2 Reefs
Headsail - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Gennaker (unknown year)
Spinnaker (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

Electrical Systems

12 volt battery, 2 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Lifting Keel
Finish Paint finish

Hull Coppercoated 2011


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Heads 1 heads (Porta Potti)

The Porta Potti is a new addition but the original sea toilet fitting remain and can be reinstated for use if preferred.

2 burner propane Stove


Manual water system

The Porta Potti is a new addition but the original sea toilet fitting remain and can be reinstated for use if preferred.

2 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Spray dodgers
Beaching legs

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
1 anchors
15.00m of chain
15.00m of rode
American Strong Arm 12v electric winch for keel

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights
AIS Receiver
Depth sounder

Safety Equipment

Swim ladder

1 bilge pumps (1 manual / 0 electric)

Broker's Comments

This is a marvellous example of the Anderson 26 lifting keel. These boats are known for being highly adaptable and easy to sail, They also have a reputation for being sea-kindly and surprisingly fast! This specific boat is very well equipped and ready to go.

The design of the Anderson 26 incorporates some unique and progressive features. The electric/manual lifting keel allows a variable of between 6ft, for open water sailing and 2ft 3 inches for inland, costal, or tributary exploration. The boat has built in stabilizer legs which retract in to the hull, ideal for coastal harbour stops, plus a lifting rudder which allows steerage to a depth of 2ft 3 inches. The boat is set up for single handed sailing with all lines leading back to the cockpit. Engine wise the boat is driven by a Beta Marine BZ482 13.5hp, considered reliable and economical motors.

The sail inventory is good with fully battened 3x reef point main sail. There is a Kemp mainsail stacking system with lazy Jacks, roller furling genoa, storm Jib, cruising chute and spinnaker set up. All sails are in good working condition.

Tech/ navigation equipment is modern and extensive and includes- Solara 40w solar panel with regulator wind generator, Standard Horizon 300 GPS colour plotter, digital yacht AIS, ICS Navtex ICOM 601 DSC plus commander extension into cockpit. NASA depth with cockpit extension, NASA GPS repeater in cockpit TACK TICK wireless wind speed and direction, depth, speed, water temp and battery condition. Plastimo bulkhead compass and Raymarine ST 1000 autohelm. Note, all units can be moved into the cockpit.

This is a great, desirable compact cruiser with plenty of diversity. Perfect for inland waterway exploration, harbour hopping, coastal sailing or longer passage making. The boat is afloat and viewing is highly recommended. The current berth could be made available if required.

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

This Anderson 26 Lift Keel has been personally photographed and viewed by Mike of Boatshed Wales. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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