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28.22ft / 8.6m
9.35ft / 2.85m
Volvo Penta TAMD 31P Inboard diesel 150 horsepower
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Located In:
Shepperton, United Kingdom
Hull Material:
Ciel Bleu

2002 Nimbus 280 Coupe for sale. The Nimbus 280 Coupe is a delightful semi displacement cruiser that is equally at home on the coast or on inland waterways. A spacious and well sheltered layout make this boat ideal for all weather cruising. Viewing recommended.


Builder                           Nimbus Yachts  Sweden

Year                               2002

Hull No                          SE-NIMG2143E202

Length                          8.60m       28' 2"

Beam                            2.85m       9' 4"       

Draft                              0.92m       3'

Air Draft                         2.97m              9' 5"

Hull  Profile                   Semi Displacement

Hull                                Blue GRP

Deck                             White GRP

Superstructure              White GRP

Fuel capacity                200L       44 Gallons

Fresh Water                  108L       23 Gallons


Engines                    Single Volvo Penta TAMD31P   150hp 

Cyl                            Four

Fuel                          Diesel

Engine Hours            1040

Drive                         Shaft

Fuel Consumption    Typical Upper Thames cruising 1.5 Litres Per Hour


Trim Tabs

Sleipner Bow Thruster

Battery Charger

Shore Power



Cabins                One

Berths                 Five

WC                     Manual to Holding Tank


Cooker                Techimplex Gas cooker - Two rings, Oven and Grill.


Heating                Ardic - Warm Air

Water System      Pressurised Hot & Cold

Water Heating     Calorifier and Immersion


General Description 

Galley and Saloon area with storage and infill cushion for Saloon table, which, when lowered, makes up a double berth.

Within the Saloon area there is a built in fridge and Techimplex gas oven/grill with a two burner hob.

Hot water is provided to sinks in he Saloon area and heads.

There is a single berth below the helm position to port., with storage above and below.

The forward cabin has a teak table which lowers to make a full width double berth with a memory foam mattress.

The cockpit has a new extended canopy (fitted April 2013)

Two large cockpit hatches opening to storage.



Silva                          Compass

Simrad C33               Plotter/ Fish Finder

Autohelm Tri Data     Log/Speed/Depth

Simrad  AP22            Autopilot

Simrad                      VHF Radio

Fire Extinguisher       1x Cabin  !x Cockpit and 1 x Automatic in the Engine Space

Gas Detector             x2

Lifebuoy                     x1

Anchor                       x1

Anchor Winch            Lewmar Electric

Anchor Chain             10m plus Line


Fenders                      x6




General Information and History

Last service                     February 2017  Chatham  -  Bills available

Last lift and Anti-foul       March 2017 (done annually)   

Last Survey                    18th February 2015 by AND Marine in Felixstowe. Copy                                                    available. 

The hull is reported to be in very good condition and has never been treated for osmosis.

Boat Safety Certificate valid until June 2019.

Ciel Bleu has been with the present owners since for 2.5 years and has been moored at Chatham & Shepperton, cruising the East coast and the River Thames.

Originally supplied by Offshore Power Boats, Lymington to the first owner in August 2003. It was sold to the second owner in November 2012, and then to the present owners in March 2015. The present owners have cruised on the Medway-East coast and River Thames.

A new cutlass bearing was fitted in March 2015.

A full overall Winter cover is included.

Know Faults - Horn not attached.

Confirmation of sales particulars for the sale agreement.

I hereby sign in agreement that the specification included in this document will form part of the sales agreement covering the specification and inventory.

Signature of seller



Signature of purchaser




The company normally only acts as a broker for the Vendor who, unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute as a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate, and at his own expense, to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey.

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