Ohlson 8.8

£7,500.00 Reduced
  • Boat REF#  ·  207076
  • Length  ·  8.80m
  • Year  ·  1979
  • Construction  ·  GRP
  • Underwater profile  ·  Fin
  • Sleeping berths  ·  6
  • Engine  ·  1 x diesel 29hp, Perkins M30 (1992)
  • Lying  ·  Isle of Wight
Boatshed IOW
Boatshed IOW
Corinne Gillard

Extra Details

Designer Einar Ohlson
Builder Broderna Ohlson AB in Sweden
Lying Isle of Wight
Fuel capacity 27.3 ltr (6.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 320.0 ltr (70.4 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 1 x diesel 29hp
Engine make and model Perkins M30 (1992)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Tiller
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 6.5 knots

-Complete engine overhaul 2015
-New batteries 2012


Length 8.80m
LWL 7.30m
Beam 2.85m
Draft Min 1.56m
Draft Max 1.56m
Displacement 3,241kg (7,146.4lbs)
Storage On marina


Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (1975) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


Reefing mainsail Seateach - Slab (2002)
Headsail Seateach - Furling (2003)
Other sails Stormsail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

-Both sails cleaned and repaired 2015.
-New UV sprip on headsail 2015
-Two self tailing genoa winches
-Two spinnaker sheet winches
-Two halyard winches

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 3 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Fine lines as you would expect from this Scandinavian designer. There were about 325 of these sailing yachts built and they are sought after classics today. Skeg hung rudder.
-Note KEEL BALLAST 2750lb (1247kg)
-Rewired 2015
-Copper coated 2008


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 1
Sink 1
Heads 1 heads (Sea Toilet)

Teak joinery throughout

3 burner propane Stove


Pressurised water system

Teak joinery throughout

3 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover
Spray dodgers
Cockpit cover
Instrument Covers

2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric South Pacific 800F windlass
2 anchors
(Plough & fortress )
40.00m of chain
30.00m of rode
Windlass new in 2016.

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Chart plotter
Navigation lights

Safety Equipment

Life buoys

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This is definitely a lovely looking vessel, with fine lines and a fantastic sailing pedigree as you would expect from the Ohlson stable. She will be sea-kindly and responsive. An ideal boat for the beginner or a seasoned sailor.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Ohlson 8.8 has been personally photographed and viewed by Jamie Nash of Boatshed IOW. 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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