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1982 LM 26

Aldeburgh, United Kingdom


The LM 26 is a comfortable little motorsailer that really sails.  Designed to be used by a couple with occasional guests, they are easily handled with a protected steering position.  This good example has been well maintained and continually upgraded in her present ownership with new engine, sails, rigging and more in her present ownership.

Viewing by appointment through our Suffolk Office 01473 659 681.

Basic Boat Info

Price: £22,995
Boat Name: Pickle II
Make: LM
Model: 26
Year: 1982
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: LM Glasfiber
Designer: Bent Juul Andersen
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 26'7 ft
Length Overall: 26'7 ft
Waterline Length: 23 ft
Beam: 9'6 ft
Max Draft: 4'1 ft
Displacement: 3,000 kg
Ballast: 1,300 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Nanni
  • Model: N3.21
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 21hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade, Other
  • Year: 2015
  • Engine Hours: 200
Cruising Speed: 5 kn
Maximum Speed: 6 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 140 L
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 140 L

The accommodation offers two berths in an open plan cabin with another two possible in the cockpit under the cockpit canopy.  In the saloon, two settee berths with stowage under  Saloon table, which slides up to stow away.  Opening hatch to deck.  Stowage cupboards both sides.  Separate heads compartment to port with marine toilet and washbasin.  Hanging locker opposite.  Steps up to wheelhouse with helm to starboard and galley opposite.  Two burner gas hob with grill.  Stainless steel sink with pressurised cold water supply.  140 litre freshwater capacity.  There are hob covers that fold down over the sink and cooker making a chart space.  Coolbox.  Large opening sunroof.  Doors to cockpit.  The cockpit is a good size with a built-in fold out table and the cockpit seats can make an extra couple of berths protected by the cockpit canopy.

Mechanical Systems

Located under the cockpit sole in a hush box, Nanni N3.21 three cylinder 21hp diesel engine, installed new in 2014.  200 hours running time since new.  Electric start.  Freshwater cooled via heat exchanger.  Saildrive to two bladed propeller (new diaphragm 2014).  Single lever control.  140 litre fuel capacity.  Cruising speed 5 knots (fuel consumption about 0.8 litres per hour).  Maximum speed under power 6 knots.  The engine has been professionally serviced since new.  

Electrical Systems
  • 2 x 12 volt 80 amp hour batteries
  • Alternator charging
  • Solar panel
  • 240 volt shorepower
Spars & Sails

Masthead rigged sloop.  Anodised aluminium mast and boom by John Mast.  Stainless steel standing rigging (2013).  Terylene running rigging (2015).  Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks.  Headsail furling system.  Lines led aft to cockpit.  Rod kicker.  Two sheet winches.  

  • Furling genoa  -  very good
  • Mainsail  -  2015  -  excellent
  • Spinnaker  -  very good
Deck Equipment
  • Bruce anchor with chain 
  • Fortress kedge anchor
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwries
  • Teak coachroof grabrails
  • Lazybag sailcover with lazyjacks
  • Boom awning
  • Opening sunroof in wheelhouse
  • Cockpit canopy
  • Fold out cockpit table
  • Stainless steel boarding ladder
  • Various warps and fenders
Navigation Equipment
  • Steering compass
  • Nasa Clipper depth
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • Lowrance chart plotter
  • Nasa Clipper AIS receiver
  • Navtex
  • Autopilot
  • Clock and barometer
  • Masthead and deck level navigation lights
Safety Equipment
  • Two fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
  • Horseshoe lifebuoy with light
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Emergency tiller
Additional Equipment
  • Walker Bay dinghy

Built in 1982 by LM Glasfiber to a design by Bent Juul Andersen.  White GRP hull with style stripes.  Rubbing strake.  White GRP superstructure with grey painted non-slip to deck.  Enclosed wheelhouse.  Aft self draining cockpit.  Fin keel.  Skeg hung rudder.  Wheel steering, with removable tiller in cockpit.  Copper Coat antifouling system 2003.  2019 survey available.


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General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.

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