Next Generation Yachting

Heard Gaff Cutter 1997 "Sender"

  • 28 ft
  • Antique and Classic
  • Exumas, Tortola, BS

Yacht Price



If you've ever admired the Falmouth Quay Punt, the Bristol Channel Cutter or any other seriously seaworthy small craft, then you'll love the Falmouth Working Boat that Sender is based off of. Strong, fast, dry, seaworthy, comfortable and stylish all at the same time. This is your chance!


  • Manufacturer
  • Model
    Gaff Cutter
  • Year
  • LOA
    28 ft - 8.53 meter
  • Beam
    10 ft - 3.05 meter
  • Draft - max
    5 ft - 1.52 meter
  • Engine Brand
  • Number of Rooms
  • Category
  • Condition
  • Location
    Exumas, Tortola, BS
  • Vessel Name
  • Boat Type
    Antique and Classic
  • Hull Material
  • Hull Type
  • HIN:
  • Designer:
    Percy Dalton
  • Flag of Registry
  • Available for sale in U.S. waters
  • Length
    28 ft - 8.53 meter
  • LOA:
    28 ft - 8.53 meter
  • Beam:
    10 ft - 3.05 meter
  • Draft - max:
    5 ft - 1.52 meter
  • Bridge Clearance:
    42 ft - 12.8 meter
  • Dry Weight:
    18000 lbs
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine(s):
  • Cruise Speed:
    6 MPH
  • Range:
    200 MI
  • Joystick Control:
  • Engine Type:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Horsepower:
    28 (Individual), 28 (combined)
  • Max Speed:
    9 MPH
  • Total Cabins:
  • Total Berths:
  • Total Sleeps:
  • Total Heads:
  • Captains Cabin:

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Compare her condition, gear and outfitting to any similar vessel and you'll see that she's a standout value, being sold for the cost of her equipment and materials alone, saving you nearly $75,000 in labour expenses.. no Heard 28 sold recently or for sale now comes close to this vessels modern and detailed offshore and cruising fitout!

Seriously for sale and open to OFFERS!!!

Looking for a classic and seaworthy vessel that's also fast and versatile? Look no further than Sender, the Falmouth Working Boat made as a Heard 28 by Gaffers and Luggers of Cornwall.

This beautiful vessel type boasts a rich history of voyages around the world, and its proven design has withstood the test of time. The Carr 's famously sailed a Falmouth Working Boat, without an engine, proving its reliability and seaworthiness even in the most challenging conditions.

But that's not all - Sender has recently undergone a complete refit and is ready to take on your next adventure. Whether you're a seasoned sailor looking to explore the open seas or a casual cruiser seeking a reliable and comfortable vessel, Sender is the perfect choice.

With its classic lines, ample deck space, and comfortable cabin, Sender combines elegance and practicality in one beautiful package. And with its fast and responsive sailing performance, you'll be able to explore more of the world than ever before.

So why wait? Contact us today to learn more about Sender and start your next adventure on the water


  • New main mast 2022
  • All spars in excellent condition and awldripped 'buff' except new main mast in schooner varnish
  • Rigging and chainplates inspected 2022 all good (new forestay and aft shrouds 2023, oversized. New titanium chainplates onboard)
  • New running rigging 2022/2023
  • Gaff mainsail wirh 3 reefs, excellent condition
  • Roller furling #2 jib fair Condition
  • Genoa on torque rope for furling (quantum, 2023)
  • Staysail with Reef points (quantum, 2023)
  • Spitfire 45 Sq ft jib (quantum, 2023)
  • Topsail in good condition
  • Asymmetrical Spinakker in excellent condition
  • GPS Chartplotter
  • Depthsounder
  • Wind direction and speed
  • EpIRb
  • VHF
  • (4) 100ah lithium renogy batteries (2023)
  • 2000 watt inverter charger (new 2023)
  • DC to DC charger
  • Raycor filter
  • Boat rewired 2022
  • 2 stainless water tanks in excellent conditon
  • 13 gallon fuel tank new 2022
  • Yanmar 3gm30 in excellent condition 
  • New start battery 2022
  • Autopilot
  • HYDROVANE windvane (2023)
  • Windlass (needs install)
  • Primary CQR on chain
  • Spare Danforth with chain and rope
  • 3rd spare anchor with rope 
  • 200 watts solar on boom gallows
  • 200 watts portable solar
  • Solar regulator
  • Battery monitor system
  • LED lights
  • Fans
  • 2 burner propane stove and oven
  • (2) 20 lbs propane bottles with solenoid and regulator
  • ICECO refrigerator 
  • Jabsco Marine Heads (new 2023 incl plumbing)
  • Cockpit bimini (new 2022)
  • Large deck awning (new 2023)
  • Cockpit cushions (new 2022)
  • Stanchions and weather cloths (new 2023)
  • Leecloths inside , storage nets and areas for offahore
  • And more...
  • NOTE : Included is an 8 ft Eastport Pram tender with Oars (2020) which safely stores on cabin top.

Next Generation Yachting offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal from that yacht market without notice. Next Generation Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by BVI Yacht Sales . She is offered as a convenience by this yacht broker to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a specific yacht for sale.


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