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1978 Pegasus 800

Portchester, Hampshire, United Kingdom


Pegasus 800, Built 1978, Designed by Gordon V. Harris. Superb and versatile day sailor/weekend cruiser with low running costs, the ideal starter yacht launched and ready for her next adventure. Lifting iron keel, Volvo Penta MD2001, Saildrive to fixed 2 blade prop, Saildrive diaphragm changed 2019, Stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2017, Running rigging replaced 2017, Full sail wardrobe, Sleeps up to 7 in forward double V berth, Saloon and 2 x pilot berths. based in WicorMarine, Hampshire. £6,999

Basic Boat Info

Price: £6,999
Make: Pegasus
Model: 800
Year: 1978
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Ridgeway Marine Ltd (GBR)
Designer: Gordon V. Harris
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Lifting Keel


Length: 26 ft / 7.92 m
Length Overall: 26 ft / 7.92 m
Waterline Length: 21 ft / 6.40 m
Beam: 8'10 ft / 2.68 m
Max Draft: 2'11 ft / 0.88 m
Displacement: 4,407.04 lb
Ballast: 1,880.54 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: MD2001
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 9hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade
  • Year: 1990


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Sloop, Cruisers


Jonty Stubbs
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers


Williams & Smithells UK
Wicormarine Cranleigh Road, Portchester
Fareham, GB, PO16 9DR


White GRP hull with red livery
White GRP deck
White GRP superstructure
Iron lifting keel
Skeg hung rudder
Lifting keel pivot pin replaced 20014
Heads seacock replaced 2013
Tiller steering


Volvo Penta MD2001 new and installed 1990
Saildrive 120S
Diaphragm changed 2019
2 Blade fixed prop
Water pump replaced 2014


12v and 5v (USB) on-board voltage
85amp/h domestic battery 2011
85amp/h engine start battery 2014
Charging via engine alternator


37ltrs Stainless steel fuel tank (2003)
50ltrs Stainless steel water tank

Rig and Sails

Sloop rigged
Stainless steel 5mm standing rigging replaced 2017
Running rigging replaced 2017
Anodised aluminium spar
Anodised aluminium spinnaker pole

2 x Single speed genoa sheet winches
2 x Terylene halyard winches
Main sheet winch

Slab reefed white Jeckels Dacron mainsail 2003
Roller furling white Quay Sails Dacron genoa 2010
White Dacron spinnaker
White Dacron storm jib


Sleeps 3 in 2 cabins plus 3 in saloon
Forward double V-berth
Saloon seating to starboard forms double berth
Saloon port-side seating forms single berth
Galley to starboard
Single berth aft starboard side
Sea toilet


Camping Stove with 2 x hobs
GRP Sink
4 x Cutlery set
Cooking utensils
4 x Pots and pans


Plough anchor with 10m chain and 30m rope
6 x Warps
7 x Fenders
Boat hook
Boarding ladder
Navigation lights


Plastimo helm compass 2019
Mast head wind indicator
Depth sounder
Tiller pilot


2 x Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Manual bilge pump
Jack stays
Life buoy
Radar reflector

The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.

Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.

Title Documents

Bill of Sale 2009 to current owners
Bill of Sale half share

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