Carmen Maria
FOR SALE Only £10,000 for quick sale - No offers
This boat is in fantastic condition and ready to sail - its the best value boat you will ever see, when its gone - ITS GONE! don’t delay it won’t be around long at this price!
Nicholson 30 feet Yacht

07971 486261


Year: 1980
Tax Paid
Located in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel

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“Carmen Maria” although quite old now is in excellent condition and has been very well maintained by her owner for the last 20 years, see the new 2014 Survey

The Nicholson 30 is an excellent cruiser / racer with comfortable accommodation and a good deck layout with all the controls to hand. They are fast and seaworthy boats with elegant lines.


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Boat Name
Carmen Maria

Builder: Camper & Nicholson

LOA: 30’
Beam: 10’6”

Maximum Draft: 6’
Displacement: 3450 kgs
Ballast: 1700 kgs



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Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine(s) Total Power: 122 HP

Engine Model: YSM 12 G
Engine Type: Inboard
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Year Built: 2000
Engine Hours: 800

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (15 Gals)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (10 Gals)

Aft cockpit two cabin six berth cruiser racer with masthead bermudan sloop rig.

White GRP hull with blue stripe, white deck, coachroof and self draining cockpit with teak slats grating over sole. GRP interior moulding with varnished teak and teak faced marine ply joinery. Varnished teak and holly faced marine ply sole boards. Bolt on cast iron fin keel. Semi balanced spade rudder with tiller steering. 

10 Gallon s/steel fuel tank.
15 Gallon flexible fresh water tank.

2000 Yanmar 12HP water cooled diesel engine. Flex mounts. Electric start. Single lever controls. Direct shaft drive through a reduction gearbox with reverse to a two blade folding propeller. Approx 800 hrs on engine. Cruising speed 5.7 knots – max 6 knots. Spare filters.

12 volt system –  110 ah domestic and 70 ah engine start 12v lead acid batteries charged by engine driven alternator. 12v lighting throughout. Standard navigation lights with tricolour at masthead & steaming.

Spars & Rigging
Masthead Bermudan sloop. Aluminium silver anodised alloy keel stepped mast, slab reefing boom and spinnaker pole. Recent 1 x 19 s/steel wire standing rigging. Backstay adjuster. Tackle type kicker. Polyester running rigging.

2 x headsail sheet, 3 x halyard / control on coachroof and 2 x Spinnaker.

All sails are serviceable but not in great condition.
No 1 Genoa- 2 off
No 2 Genoa
Working Jib
Storm Jib
Light Spinnaker
Heavy Spinnakers - 2 off

Mainsail cover.

For five in two cabins. 2 pipe cots in fore cabin and cream fabric in saloon. From fwd –

Hangover after party !

Bed 2

Fore cabin with 2 pipe cots with sail stowage under.

head with Jabsco manually operated sea discharge WC,


Dinnr Party on Carmen

Saloon with settee berths to p&s, stowage outboard and under.
GRP moulded galley to port with sink, foot operated fresh water pump, gimballed gas cooker and good stowage lockers.

Nav station
with good size chart table, chart stowage, and quarter berth / nav seat. Engine under companionway steps up to cockpit with large storage locker.
Course Plotting

Safety Equipment
2 x anchors with chain and warp. Manual bilge pump. Horseshoe lifebuoy with light.

Deck Equipment
S/steel pulpit, stemhead fitting, stanchions, Alloy stanchion bases, toe rail, headsail sheet tracks with roller cars, mainsheet track with traveller and adjusting tackles and 4 x mooring cleats. 2 x alloy framed acrylic deck hatches. Boathook. Mooring warps. Fenders.